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Offering for weeks 1 & 2 of June: This month our Special Offering is for The King’s University, located in Edmonton, Alberta. It offers exceptional liberal arts education from a Christian perspective and serves students from across Canada and around the world.  They believe that the world is studied best from the knowledge that it was created and belongs to God.  Being founded in the Christian faith, they try to reflect Christ’s love and grace to all members of their community, leaving students prepared for a future of bringing renewal and reconciliation in every walk of life. 

* The Deacons we will now be doing two Special Offerings per month, The King's University will run for the first two weeks, with Indigenous Ministry CRC 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 June! *

Youth Group: Here is the schedule for June:

  • June 2 - Meet at Raving Gamer 630 to 830.
  • June 9 - Youth Dinner 5 to 7.
  • June 16 - No Youth- come to Church campout on June 15!
  • June 23 - Wrap up Pool Party at Kleingeltinks details to come.

Thanks!  The Youth Team - Amanda, Will & Joanna

Blood Donor Clinic: This month we will be hosting a Blood Donor Clinic on Tuesday, June 4th starting at 1pm. If you are able, please join in saving lives together by donating blood.  Appointments are necessary and can be booked at

Date Change - Women's Connect Social: Come and join us for a morning of fun making a Herb Planter. Jane Traas will also be giving us tips on potted plants and hanging basket care, as well as a Q&A, so bring your questions!!  If you know someone who might enjoy making a planter and meeting some new people, invite them. The more the merrier! Light refreshments will be provided. Saturday, June 22 at 10am. The cost is $10 per person to help cover the cost of materials. There will be a sign up sheet in the foyer before and after the service! Any questions, contact- Marlene Derover or Kim Purdy. Hope to see you all there!!!

Willoughby Church BBQ, Campout & Pancake Breakfast Event:  We will be having another campout and BBQ on Saturday, June 15th!!! Come out and enjoy the afternoon and evening together here at the church, with games, BBQ, sing-along & campfire!! Games start at 3:00pm with the BBQ and sing along after, if you aren't camping with us, then please come by anytime to share in the activities or just pop by to say hi!!! There will also be pancake breakfast before the church service on Sunday morning, so come hungry!

Send in your poems! We want to do a worship series during the summer where we include a poem every week in our liturgy. So if there is a worship-appropriate poem that you know and love, or that you yourself have written, please send it in! Our hope is to have poems from many different cultures, influences, and languages included. Every poem will be reviewed by staff to see where it might fit and if it is appropriate to include in a worship service. Please direct any questions to our worship coordinator, Jamie-Lynn Ravensbergen, and send all poems to

King's University 45th Anniversary Gathering! - Alumni, supporters, potential students and all those interested in The King's University are invited to attend a celebration in the barn at Swallowfield Farm in Langley on Saturday, June 8 from 6:30 - 8:30pm. Come meet old and new friends, enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks including stone-fired pizza, listen to some past and present stories and hear President Melanie Humphreys share about exciting new things happening at King's. Click here to RSVP today!

Young Adults: Immanuel CRC in Langley is hosting a Kickball Tournament on Sunday, June 9th at 1:00pm! 

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

Start your crafting!!: On Saturday November 9, from 10am-4pm Immanuel CRC will host a Christmas Craft and Bake Fair. We invite all crafters to reserve a spot. The cost is $50 for one 8x6 area. For information, please contact Miriam deWinter at

The Coffee Break ministry would like to make note of the Summer Park Schedule. Each Tuesday morning at 9:30am we meet in parks around Langley! You are welcome to invite a friend and join those who meet each week. The upcoming Dates and Parks are below! Check with Denise for more info/questions at 778-386-4944

  • June 4 Williams Park (playground, trails) 238 Street & 68 Avenue, Langley
  • June 11 Nicholas Park (playground, splash park, sport court) 5055 20􀁃A Street, Langley
  • June 18 Linwood Park (playground) 201A Street & Michaud Crescent, Langley
  • June 25 Penzer Action Park (playground, bike track) 4748 198C Street, Langley

Hearts Exchanged Hearts Exchanged is all about going beyond the headlines into deep work that wrestles with how our churches can become places of belonging and embrace God’s call to reconciliation with Indigenous neighbours. Virtual and in-person cohorts will take place this fall and now is a great time to learn more and sign up at:

Deep Fried Togetherness - What do Dutch oliebollen and Indigenous doughnuts have in common? We’ll find out when we commemorate National Indigenous People's Day on June 21 and our church celebrates Indigenous Ministries with a special Sunday offering on June 23. In the meantime, the CRC’s Indigenous Ministries are offering a collection of recipes to anyone who gives a gift in support of this important ministry. Visit to find out more.

Cascade Family Bible Camp – July 4-8  Join us at Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood, WA, for a rejuvenating experience! Embrace fellowship, worship, and camping or lodging in a stunning environment, perfect for revitalizing your daily walk. Engage with thought-provoking speakers, relish in programs tailored for kids of all ages, and indulge in a variety of activities including swimming, mini golf, tennis & basketball courts, volleyball, bocce, climbing wall, rockets, family games, a carnival and more! Secure your spot by registering online today at

World Renew Nicaragua Young Adults Trip - Calling all young adults age 18-30! World Renew extends an invitation to join us in Nicaragua this summer from August 2-11! We are recruiting young adults to experience God in another culture, developing a perspective on poverty, missions, and community development. Bursaries are available. To learn more about this trip and to register, visit

“Are you feeling Stressed? Overwhelmed? Struggling in relationships?" We at Cascade Christian Counselling are here to offer you the support you are looking for. One of our nine Registered Clinical Counsellors are available to meet with you either in person or online. We have offices in Surrey and in Abbotsford. For further information on our services please visit our website at: or call our office in Surrey @ 604-585-1411 or Abbotsford @ 604-854-5413.

May/June 2024 World Renew Church update: We are excited to remind you that Sunday, June 16th, is Refugee Sunday. As we embrace the summer season, our hearts and prayers go out to those affected by the wildfires in Alberta and British Columbia. We pray for rain and enough resources to battle these fires. We pray for the men and women who are responding on the front lines as well as all of those who have been required to flee their homes. Please take a moment to watch this month’s video update here.

1Life June 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 June 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!


Synod 2024: Guide to Synod 2024 Here is a summary of what will be discussed when synod meets June 14-20 on the campus of Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Global Mission: Young People in Haiti Hard at Work The community residents in Bainet, Haiti, no longer need to walk the long, rocky path to gather water.

The Network: The Image of God in Every Body How can we understand Jesus’ ministry through the lens of disability?

Groundwork: Understanding the Purpose of God's Law - After emphatically teaching that salvation comes by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, Paul explores the contrasting paths of legalism and freedom in faith. Join Groundwork as we study Galatians 3-4 to hear Paul’s encouragement to stay focused on Christ, to embrace our identity as God’s children, and to find our unity as believers in Christ. Listen now at and subscribe to Groundwork's weekly emails for future episodes.

Thrive Faith Formation Tip - The faith practice of wonder helps us glimpse with surprise just how creative, faithful, good, big, and present God is. Each day this week, look for at least one of these God-glimpses and share them with someone. Learn more at

Job Posting:

Director of Youth & Young Adults Ministries: Willoughby Christian Reformed Church in Langley is seeking to hire a Director of Youth & Young Adults for 30 hrs per week. 

Position available – The Director of Youth & Young Adults at Willoughby Church is called to be an exemplar and spiritual leader who will help to inspire the WCRC young people to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Director of Youth & Young Adults will focus on nurturing the faith of our youth and young adult members (Grades 9-12, and ages 18-30), seeking to support them in developing their love for Jesus and for others. 

To apply please contact or (604) 530-5959 for more information. A full job description for this position is available by clicking here. 

Open Position: Stated Clerk, Classis BC South-East
Later this year Classis BC South-East will need a new stated clerk. The current clerk will complete his term in October and will not continue in the role. The position involves preparation of agendas for classis and the Classis Ministry Committee, taking minutes at the meetings, record keeping, as well as communications with churches and denominational offices in Burlington and Grand Rapids. It's a high traffic position with ties to gifted people across the classis and denomination. If you have an interest, feel free to contact the current clerk Len Batterink ( for more information. If needed, a transitional training period is available. 

The Banner: The May 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.

Banner Writing Contest for Young Adults: Peacemaking - Cash prizes and winners published; enter by June 23. For details visit

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