1. We praise God that our Elder and Deacon Board unanimously voted to call Pastor Samson Nip to be our Cantonese Pastor. The congregational vote will be held during our Annual General Assembly meeting on Sunday, Dec. 12.  Members, please prayerfully consider how God wants you to vote.
  2. Harvest Festival on Mon., Oct. 31st, 6:00-8:30pm! Come for the food, fun, games and special gospel message through a puppet show.  Please invite your unchurched friends for this Halloween alternative!
  3. SILENT AUCTION FOR HAITI’S ORPHANS at the Harvest Festival: The Patchwork Sisters invites you to a Silent Auction to benefit the Love A Child Orphanage in Haiti at the Harvest Festival on Monday, 31st, at 6:00 PM in Room B 207-208. Donations are also accepted.
  4. Today’s Lunch & Learn: Lesson Planning Effectively.  Want some tried & true tips on how to better prepare your weekly lessons in less time?  Grab a lunch and join us in the Sunday School Office at 12:30pm.
  5. 2016 Christmas Drama Rehearsal Today, 1pm in CO-206.For this year’s Christmas celebration on Dec. 18th, we will be performing “A Chinese Christmas Carol.” Actors, actresses, and backstage help needed. Contact P. Jerry (jerrylin@gpccc.org) or P. Derek for more information.
  6. Homeless Outreach at Tempe Beach Park Today, 4pm. Our church is partnering with a local homeless ministry to provide food, clothing and supplies for the homeless at Tempe Beach Park. Even if you can’t make it, we’d love for you to bring sleeping bags and warm clothing. For more info, please see P. Jerry in the breezeway, or email jerrylin@gpccc.org.
  7. 2017 Mission Conference – Fri. to Sun., Nov. 11-13. Our theme is “Across the Street, Across the World”. Stuart Moulds will speak.  Fri., 7:30–9:30pm, 1st Plenary session. Sat., 7:00–9:00pm, 2nd Plenary session. Sun., 9:30–10:45am, English service. 11:10–12:25pm, Joint Sunday School.
  8. Rwandan family in need – Brother Jeff Ganger is coordinating receiving non-perishable food for an immigrant family.  Bags of beans/rice, canned food, cereal, pasta, and non-perishable drinks are appreciated.
  9. On Fri., Oct. 28th, refugees from the Karen Church, a Burmese ethnic group, (AKBC) will perform and share their stories in the sanctuary at 7:30pm.
  10. Children’s Dedication, Sun., Oct. 30th. Please sign up on the clipboard if you’re interested.