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Federal Election Resources:  Both the Center for Public Dialogue and the Citizens for Public Justice have prepared online resources

Click here for Center for Public Dialogue

Click here for Citizens for Public Justice

Time to Pray: This coming Tuesday at 7:30 pm there will be a time to pray in the church. We will pray for the newly elected government, for global concerns, the pandemic, our nation, province, and city. And we will pray for people within this community who worship and work together to spread the gospel.

Willoughby Church Seniors plan to begin a new season on Thursday, Sept 23rd with a picnic at Jack & Maartje Benne's place. Bring your own chairs and food. Coffee and tea provided. Throughout the year we will meet biweekly, on Thursday mornings, from 10-noon, enjoying refreshments, speakers, games, and fellowship. All Seniors are invited to join us. For more information call Pat, the coordinator, at 604-882-5461.

You are Welcome: A Study of Galatians. Women’s Bible Study. September 22 @ 9:30 in the prayer/parent room. Contact Grace: [email protected] for more info.

"A Church Called TOV": Join this book club (Sept. 27 - Oct. 25) and learn how to create a good (TOV) culture in the church. The Safe Church ministry (CRCNA) is hosting the conversation this fall in a virtual space. For more information and to register click here.

Worship in the Park! A community event organized by members of Living Hope CRC, Gateway CRC, and Willoughby CRC. We invite you to join us, on September 19th, at 7:00 PM at Mill Lake Park, in Abbotsford for a night of praise and worship with a message by Pastor Jenna Fabiano. The event will be both live and live-streamed.

Coffee Break, a Bible Study for women of all ages and stages of love…oops, :) …LIFE and Story Hour for children, ages 0-5, is ready to begin!  YOU are invited to the opening registration and fellowship morning at Langley Immanuel Church on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at 9:15 am. This season we begin with a new study on 1 Peter, “Exiles in a Pagan Land”.  We can’t wait to meet many new faces! For more details please connect with Elsa Huberts at [email protected] or by calling 604-351-0740 or Denise Noordam at [email protected]

The GLORIA DEI CHORALE, a Christian Community Mixed Voice Choir, is excited to start singing again in October 2021. New and former members are welcome! We are especially interested in male voices but welcome all who are eager to sing.  Rehearsals are Monday nights at New Westminster Christian Reformed Church:  8255 - 13th Ave, Burnaby.  Contact Tina 604-588-6377 or Marilyn 604-290-5454 for more information.

The Banner: The September edition of the Banner is now available at the church. You can also access a copy online at The Banner.  To support the Banner's ongoing journalistic ministry, consider making a donation.

Today Devotion Books: The Today booklets are available at the church.

Contact for Online Bulletin: If you have anything to add to the bulletin, please email [email protected]

Contact Council: If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email the council at [email protected]

Job Opportunities:

Support Worker for Children’s Respite Service – Abbotsford, BC FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE ON BETHESDA’S WEBSITE. Read more here

Respite Opportunity (Privately Arranged): Preferably in the Langley area. Wendy is seeking a loving Christian person to provide some respite care to her son for 3 weeks in October. Her son has Down Syndrome and is independent in his personal care and has no behavioral challenges. Opportunity Details: Over-night support is a possibility, but not necessary. Even 5 hours per day would be a help. This is a private arrangement. If interested, please contact Wendy at [email protected]

Temporary FT Worship Director @ Cornerstone CRC - Cornerstone CRC of Chilliwack is in search of a  temporary, Full-time Worship Director to cover a maternity leave starting October 1, 2021.  If you have a heart for ministry and people, a love for Worship, a gift for music, and a mind for administration, this could be the job for you.  Hours are flexible, the pay is competitive, and the environment is unbeatable.  Contact Mike Koot, Lead Pastor, for a detailed position description or to apply ([email protected]; 604-997-9521).

Early Childhood Educator Position:  Covenant Kids Christian Daycare (CKCD) is seeking to fill a position for an Early Childhood Educator for our 3-5 program and on occasion in our Before and After School program. This is a casual part-time position that could lead to a part-time permanent position in August (32 hours per week). Click here for position description.