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This is the last Sunday to give to these worthy causes!! March Special Offering: Chaplain and Refugee Support Mobilizer: The other Special Offering this month is for the Chaplain and Refugee Support Mobilizer ministry of Dena Nicolai. Through her work, Dena provides a ministry of presence to people who have arrived in Canada as refugees, and partners with supportive communities in extending practical and relational support to these newcomers.

* The Deacons we will now be doing two Special Offerings per month, Canada Food Grains Bank will run for the first two weeks, with Chaplain for Refugee Support Mobilizer Dena Nicolai for weeks 3&4.  You are invited to give to either or both offerings as they will both be available on tithley for the whole month of March! *

Women’s Bible Study: You are welcome to join a Women’s Bible Study that meets at church every other Tuesday at 9:30 am. Please contact Grace Groot at if you plan to attend. On Apr 2, we will be studying Ephesians 5.

Women's Bible Study: Women's Bible Study meets weekly on Wednesday, starting on April 3rd at 2pm. We will be studying from Micah 1. Everyone welcome! Please contact Pat Storteboom for more info.

Preteens:  Preteens will be meeting Wednesday, April 3rd @ 6:00pm for a pizza and movie night!! If you are interested in joining or want to know more about the program please contact Brooklyn at

Celebration of Life: Please be with Janet Stewart's family and friends as they mourn her loss and prepare for her Celebration of Life on Thursday, April 4th at 11:00am here at Willoughby Church, for those that are unable to attend, you may view the service by clicking here.

Youth Group: Here is the schedule for April:

  • Apr 7 Study with Joanna and Will 7 to 830pm
  • Apr 14 Vancouver Canadians Baseball Game 
  • Apr 21 Youth Dinner 5 to 7pm at church
  • Apr 28 Study with Joanna and Will 7 to 830pm

Thanks!  The Youth Team - Amanda, Will & Joanna

TWU Presents "O Let Me Rise and Sing": TWU Chamber Choir and Masterworks Chorus will be performing a concert with brass and organ on Friday, April 5th at 7:30pm at Willoughby Christian Reformed Church, 20525 72 Ave, Langley and Saturday, April 6th at 2:30pm at St. Joachim and Anne, 2827 273 st, Aldergrove. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door (cash only) or through under TWU Choral Concert 2024.

Listening to Indigenous Voices: Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about Indigenous topics and hear from the Indigenous guest speakers in this 12-session course offered by Mennonite Central Committee - British Columbia. Listening to Indigenous Voices will explore Indigenous culture and worldviews, examine colonization, and discover ways to right relationships. This course takes place over 12 interactive, sharing circle sessions (7:00 - 8:15 pm) on Wednesday evenings from April 3 - June 19. The format will be a combination of short readings, discussions, and talks from Indigenous guest speakers. All sessions will be hosted via videocall on Zoom. The facilitator of the course, Bridget Findlay, is seeking 15 more registrants in order to proceed, and, although it's best to attend all the sessions (online), she is open to folks who may have to miss a week or two because of other commitments.  If you'd like to participate but are unfamiliar with Zoom, let Evelyn Bouwman know and we can figure something out! 
For registration and more details: 

Blood Donor Clinic: This month we will be hosting a Blood Donor Clinic on Tuesday, April 9th starting at 1pm. If you are able, please join in saving lives together by donating blood. Appointments are necessary and can be booked at

This Spring, join the Valley Festival Singers and Gloria Dei Chorale for an incredible concert titled “Life, Love, and Loss.” With Mozart’s “Requiem” as the cornerstone of this programme, we are thrilled to collaborate with Calvin Dyck, the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra, and some of the Lower Mainland’s greatest instrumentalists. Please join as we delve into an emotionally charged performance focusing on the themes of life, death, and the love we find along the way. Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 7:00 pm, at New Westminster Christian Reformed Church, 8255 13th Ave., Burnaby, BC. Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 3:00 pm, at South Abbotsford Church, 32424 Huntington Road, Abbotsford, BC. Ticket Advance Sales: General Admission: $30, Student - $20 and Eventbrite. Tickets at the door: General Admission $35, Students - $25

WCRC Library: Did you know Willoughby Church has a library? Find the 'Willoughby Faith Formation Library' through the offices or look online on our website! Whether you are looking for a devotional or a book on reflection, there are books available for all ages. This resource is open during office hours and after the Sunday service. For inquiries, email Natalie at

You are making a difference! On behalf of the ministries of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, thank you for your gifts to ministry shares. Your support enables congregations to do so much more to further God's Kingdom than any one church could do alone. Our denomination could not impact the world through missions, media, and church development without your incredible and faithful support. Thank you! To discover more visit

Coffee Break and Story Hour at Langley Immanuel Church will be taking a three week break for the Spring/Easter Break from March 19 to April 2. We begin again on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. We invite women of all ages to come out as we begin a short 4-week study from Global Coffee Break Discover Your Bible Study Guides: Shalom-The Promise of Peace. Even if you’ve never come before or you’ve been away, join us for this last session of Coffee Break of the season. We would love to have more children coming to Story Hour and these last weeks would be a wonderful opportunity to give it a go! This session will end with a closing social on May 14, 2024. Interested? Check with Elsa for more info at

Saturday April 20 2024: Called to Leadstewardship, leadership & the generosity of God, a 1Life Foundations conference at Fleetwood CRC in Surrey. Goal: Equipping leaders in our BC CRCs to strengthen & embody a culture of generosity in the church. Presenters: Maynard Wiersma (Christian Stewardship Services) & Wilma van der Leek (curator, 1Life learning hub). Registration fees $35 per person, $30 per person for a group of 3 or more. For more info and to register go to

THE GATHERING: Date: May 9–May 10, 2024, Location: Regent College, 5800 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 2E4. The Gathering is an annual event for church leaders and pastors seeking to refresh and build lifelong friendships for resilient pastoral ministry. As a non-conference conference, we focus on encounters over information-exchange. Through worship, prayer, teaching, dialogue, sharing food, and recreation, we will grow our pastoral imagination. Come and refresh with us in the beautiful surroundings of Vancouver, BC.

2024 Youth & Young Adult Trip to Nicaragua - World Renew extends an invitation to all Canadians age 15-25 to join us in Nicaragua this summer from August 2-11! We are recruiting youth and young adults to experience God in another culture, developing a perspective on poverty, missions and community development. To learn more about this trip and to register, visit

Festival of Faith & Writing - The Festival of Faith & Writing is a biennial gathering of readers, writers, and publishers interested in how issues of faith become fleshed out in the written word. The Calvin Center for Faith and Writing invites you to attend this year's Festival of Faith & Writing, April 11-13, on the campus of Calvin University. The Festival features over 70 speakers, including plenary speakers Anthony Doerr, Yaa Gyasi, and Tracy K. Smith. Visit our website to see our full roster of fabulous speakers, purchase tickets, or to learn more. Questions? Check out or reach out to

1Life March Newsletter: 1Life exists to curate a curriculum of resources that equips individuals and congregations to become increasingly whole-hearted, vibrant communities of Christian worship, discipline & mission. Click here for the March newsletter.

Do Justice - Justice Prayers: Do Justice is a conversation space for justice in the Christian Reformed Church, from the Office of Social Justice. Justice Prayers is a weekly post addressing justice issues from around the world.  Click here to pray and read more!


Mercy & Justice: From Thirst to Triumph In a remote village in India, where the hills meet the horizon, one community grappled with a daunting challenge: a lack of access to safe drinking water.

Calvin University: From Life Sentence to Life-Calling After more than a decade of destructive behavior inside prison walls, Chris Bernaiche turned his life over to Christ.

The Banner: Editorial: Doubt and Patience My time as a campus minister taught me that one of the best tools we have to deal with people’s spiritual doubts is patience.

Groundwork: Crucified And Raised To Life With Christ - Good Friday and Easter mark the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Join Groundwork as we study Philippians 3:10-11, Galatians 2:20, Romans 6:1-14, and 1 Corinthians 15:12-23 to examine what the Apostle Paul teaches us about this gift of salvation by faith and our participation in both Christ’s death and resurrection. Listen now at and subscribe to Groundwork's weekly emails for future episodes.

Thrive Faith Formation Tip - Today we celebrate an event that changed everything: the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! As you celebrate Easter with family and friends, read 1 Peter 1:3-9 together, and invite people of all ages around your table to share how you experience the “living hope” that Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection offers. Learn more at

Job Posting:

Part-Time Worship Coordinator | Victoria CRC:
Victoria Christian Reformed Church is hiring a part-time Worship Coordinator (15h/wk) who has an authentic relationship with our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and who will coordinate, develop, and lead all aspects of the VCRC music ministry. The Worship Coordinator will be responsible for leading church members into God glorifying, faith building worship and will work in conjunction with pastors, worship team leaders, worship committee, sound technicians, media presenters, musicians, and live stream technicians. The successful candidate will have attested musical skills and competence. The ability to play piano/keyboard is an asset. The complete job description, including rate of pay, is available HERE. Please apply with letter and CV in pdf format by email to before April 30, 2024.

The Banner: The March 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 donating.

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 

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