December 3, 2023
1. There will be a Special Membership Meeting held @7:00 PM tomorrow. The agenda is as follows:
1) Motion for members to authorize the Board of Elders to purchase the property on 9080 Granville Avenue according to market value and apply for rezoning for church use under the following conditions:
i) Must receive concurrent consent from 9120 Granville Avenue to sell their property to NRAC after approval of rezoning application from City of Richmond.
ii) If the rezoning application is not approved, the Board of Elders will sell the property on 9080 Granville Avenue according to market value.
iii) If the rezoning application is approved, the Board of Elders must provide an expansion proposal (including architectural floor plan and financial budget) for members to review and adopt.
2) Other inquiries.
- 2024 Mission Fund Budget is $140,000. As of yesterday, we have collected 69 faith pledge cards, totalling $105,932. Faith pledge cards can be submitted to the Mission Department until the end of the year. Faith pledge cards and budget details are available outside of the Main Sanctuary. A digital version of the faith pledge card is also available on our church website [https://www.nrac.ca/en/forms-bulletins/mission-pledge].
- Local Evangelism Department is organizing a Christmas caroling event on SAT, DEC 16, 2:00-3:00PM at the Garden City Shopping Centre. Practice will be held this SAT @3:30-4:30PM at the Main Sanctuary. For more information, please contact Kimmy Wong or Elder Joe Howu.
- The Christmas Worship Service will be held on DEC 25 (MON) @11:00AM.
- The 2024 Leaders Retreat will be held on JAN 13 (SAT) @9:00AM-1:30PM. Guest Speaker: Rev. Peter Poon. Please register with the church office.
- There will be a Cantonese Youth Camp at Camp Luther on MAR 25-28. The camp fee is $320. An early bird discount (50% off) is available for church congregants. More registration details will be provided next Sunday.
- Please keep the Poon family in your prayers as they are journeying through the loss of Bethany.