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Sunday Worship

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm PDT

WARD  MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHRUCH

My House will be called A House of Prayer For all Nations”  Isaiah 56:7 ~ Mark 11:17

MISSION:  “Making God known by sharing the Love of Christ.”

VISION: “Transformation”- Romans 12:2 

Order of Service: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Opening Prayer/Worship: Worship Team
Scripture Reading: James 2:14-26 

Faith Without Works Is Dead

14 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? 17 Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.

18 But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.” Show me your faith without [a]your works, and I will show you my faith by [b]my works. 19 You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble! 20 But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is [c]dead? 21 Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered Isaac his son on the altar? 22 Do you see that faith was working together with his works, and by works faith was made [d]perfect? 23 And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “Abraham believed God, and it was [e]accounted to him for righteousness.” And he was called the friend of God. 24 You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith only.

25 Likewise, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out another way?

26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

Praise and Worship: contd..
Sermon: Chris Lim on “Faith that God credits”
Benediction

Announcements

Baptism: Speak with Pastor Jusuf if you are interested in baptism.

WMBC is…

(Vision Statement) “Making God known by sharing the Love of Christ.”

(Mission Statement) “Transformation”- Romans 12:2 (Vision Statement)

– All are welcome at WMBC

Prayer Sessions: Time –Wednesday: 7:00-8:30 p.m.; Sundays: 9:45 a.m.; Thursday: 7:00 p.m.

LIVE STREAMING OF WMBC SERVICES WILL BE ON SUNDAYS @ 10:30 A.M. https://wmbaptistchurch.ca In-person church services commence at 10:30 A.M.  Invite families and friends.

Celebration Zone for Children/ Youth on-site- Sundays @10:30 a.m.

ESL Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the downstairs Fellowship Hall. Interested Volunteer teachers, contact Yvonne.

Health and Safety Precautions

Pray without ceasing, continue to be diligent.
Stay home, especially if showing symptoms.
Wash hands frequently with soap and water!!!
Sanitize hands and surfaces.
Wear masks; still consider others (if in enclosed areas)

Cell Groups:

-Sephora Pierre-Louis and Hercules Tupas, E. Van., on Zoom, Saturdays @7:00 p.m.

-East Van House Group (in person) Meeting: First Saturday of every month @ 1530hr. Contact Ps. Jeremy Kwan for details.

Our Outreach Ministries
ESL Classes: Tues/Thurs @ 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
S.E.T.: Senior Enrichment Time @ 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. every 1st Friday of the month.  Next S.E.T – May 3, 2024. Contact: Jennifer Lee, 604-880-1311. ( Thanks to all who helped with April S.E.T and the HSCPC team who led a workshop on Scamming and Fraud Prevention as well as UGM Transforming Communities for their grant).

Women’s Gathering Group:  Contact Sephora Pierre-Louis

Shining Stars after-School Tutoring and Bible Club: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, @ 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Thursdays (TBA);

High School Youth Fellowship – Friday night, 5:30 p.m. @ Ward Memorial Baptist Church. Contact: Jeremy, Kyla for more information for weekly events! Or join on Discord Server if you would like to be a part of our community!

Young Adults Fellowship – Sunday afternoon from 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Contact Lorna, for more information for our weekly events!

Shining Stars After-school/Youth activities for Elementary and High School,  Grades 3-12 (Tues. & Wed., Thurs.-TBA); Friday-Grade 7 and High School + only, from   3:30-8:30 p.m. Special Events ending time: 9:30 p.m.

Special Thanks and Blessings to all who helped with Shining Stars Spring Break KidsFest, and to the students and teachers from Vancouver Christian School who donated time in their PEAK week prior to Spring Break KidsFest.

Vision School – Contact Chris Lim for location. Prayers requested for Vision school sending missionaries.

Vision school – Starts:
March 30 – May 25

Kids: 11am – 2pm
Adults: 11am – 3pm

Where: Ward Memorial Baptist Church

Prayer Care / Concerns:

Church Ministries; Church Unity and Growth; Missionaries; Community; Israel / Palestine, Haiti, Afghanistan,  Sudan, Russia and Ukraine; Turkey / Syria ; South Korea, Japan, Peru; Families’ displacement in countries due to wars, natural or man-made disasters, etc.; Peace/Safety Officers;  Shelters, Homeless;  Peace and Harmony across Canada / Reconciliation; Indigenous National Truth and Reconciliation; 2024 Shining Stars After- school programs, 2024 Shining Stars Camp Can-Do, Campers, Parents, Staff and Volunteers; Celebration Zone; Korean Fellowship; Seniors Enrichment Time (SET), Young Adults; Brothers and sisters who are ill.

Mission Focus:
Long Term Missions:
Tim and Kellie Hutton-Bolivia

Paul & Sharyn Branson-Dominican Republic
Janzens-Brazil; Bill and Janice Dyck-Bolivia

 UPDATES for Mission Central/ Mission Fest

“On May 17 & 18, Mission Central is heading to Chilliwack, BC, to worship Jesus, to listen to His heart, and to give the Lord space to release His love over all who come.” May 17, 2024, 6:00 pm – May 18, 6:00 pm. Theme: JESUS HEALING NIGHTS   Cost: Free  Chilliwack Heritage Park, 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, BC

Local Mission Outreach

-Shining Stars after- school –contact Yvonne M. Jones or Jennifer Lee.

-Seniors Enrichment Time (SET) –contact Pastor Jusuf Wijaya /Jennifer Lee.

A warm Ward welcome if you are visiting in-person or online with us today. Contact Pastors with special prayer requests or concerns. THANKS  

Kindly consider inviting friends and / or family and enjoy an amazing evening.

Your continued support to Shining Stars Youth Society (GISSYS) Annual Bridges of Friendship Dinner & Silent Auction fundraising event for Kids is vital and life – giving. We invite you to participate with us this year.

 

Shining Stars Care Meals for DTES will be on June 7, 2024. Financial donations are welcome. E-transfer to gissys.adm@gmail.com or contact Jen or Yvonne. Thanks to all (PMPGMBC Life Group, BHLC Youth, GISSYS/Youth, WMBC Youth) and others who donated, prepared, distributed, and served on April 12, 2024. You were a blessing to all who participated and received.

 

Shining Stars Camp Can-Do Summer Classes and Adventures 2024 will begin on July 2nd. Register early to secure space!  The fillable forms are online at:

 https://www.gi-shiningstarsyouthsociety.com/

 

April 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Abbotsford, BC: Fraser Valley Festival of Praise

Central Heights Church 1661 McCallum Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Apr 28:  Fraser Valley Festival of Praise. 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm Central Heights Church, 1661 McCallum Rd., Abbotsford. Hear the great hymns and help raise funds for relief locally and in Ukraine. Featuring a Mass Choir, a Male Chorus, a Ukraine Ensemble, vocalists Brian Doerksen and Harry Doerksen, and interviews. No tickets required.

Dear Lord, grant us fortitude /courage to be you children of light especially in areas where darkness appears to suffocate your light. Let the power of your resurrection engulf our hearts, bodies, and souls to intentionally live lives that reflect your truth and unconditional love. Revive us with your discernment that we can echo like the Emmaus disciples, in Luke 24:32 NIV:

They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?”

Colossians 3:15-“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18-“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

John 13:34-35 – A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples if you have love for one another. –

Let us pray for cessation of current wars and forgiveness to reign in all our hearts so that true peace can be experienced.

Details

Date:
April 28
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Organizer

Ward Memorial Baptist
Email
hello@wmbaptistchurch.ca
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Venue

Ward Memorial Baptist Church
465 Kamploops St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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