All meetings and on-site church services are cancelled as of March 17, 2020.
On March 16th, B.C.’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, and Mr. Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have banned gatherings of more than 50 people.
To do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to protect members of our OBC family, we will stop all meetings and on-site church services until further notice. Sunday services will be available via livestreaming:
Connect to ‘OBC Stream’ on our website in English and Mandarin, at 9:20AM, and Cantonese at 11:20AM. Note that we are upgrading our equipment to improve the quality of this ministry.
“We praise God that our church ministries are supported by the generous giving of our church members. We understand that this situation may affect you financially. If you are able to give cheerfully to meet our financial obligations, please use the following methods to present your tithes and offerings: a) click on “Give” to use Tithe.ly on our church website, b) mail your cheque to the church, c) bring your donation to the church office.
If you have questions please contact Pastor Tommy (firstname.lastname@example.org), Pastor Samson (email@example.com), or our church office at 604.327.3500. Office hours are: Monday to Friday, 9AM-5:00PM (except holidays).
As we seek to love and care for one another, we must act circumspectly and with consideration of others, while at the same time avoiding panic and a sense of fear.
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6-7).