Mustard Seed Volunteering – June 8

We are looking for volunteers!

What: Serving lunch at the Mustard Seed Homeless Shelter

Date/Time: Sat, June 8th – 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Location: The Mustard Seed Shelter
7025 44 St. SE Calgary, AB T2C 4E8

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Joseph Nguyen.

VBS 2024 – Call for Volunteers

We are looking for all kinds of volunteers for our upcoming VBS! If you’re free from July 1st to 5th, we’d love to have more help.

Please talk to Melissa or Pastor Enoch to sign up.

Church Wide Cleanup

The Vietnamese Congregation will be deep cleaning the church on Saturday July 6th at 10 AM.

We are looking for five volunteers to help out. If you’re up for some cleaning, talk to Pastor Enoch.

Also, if you have personal belongings at church, you will want to take them home before July 6th so they don’t get donated.

2024 Board Elections

It’s almost time to elect new deacons for our church! We are grateful for our outgoing deacons who have served our church for almost two years now. Now we are looking to elect a new deacon board. The positions open are:

  • Chairperson
    • Overall goal is to help the board to function effectively and wisely
    • Discusses church-wide strategy with board and pastors
    • Supports other deacons, assisting them when they need help
    • Leads annual discussions on staff wages
    • Represents the non-staff membership of the church on strategic matters like finding a fourth pastor
  • Treasurer
    • Overall goal is to support other ministries by taking care of financial details
    • Works with lead pastor on budgeting and financial strategy for the church
    • Helps church members to reimburse their expenses in a timely manner
    • Tracks income and spending for the church
  • Worship deacon for musicians and singers
    • Overall goal is to make the worship ministry a blessing to the volunteers AND to the rest of the church
    • Schedules the worship teams, manages team rosters
    • Responds to changes in the schedules of worship team members
    • Supports new volunteers with information and encouragement
    • Integrates beginner-level musicians while striving for overall musical excellence
  • Worship deacon for techs
    • Overall goal is to make the tech ministry a blessing to the volunteers AND to the rest of the church
    • Supports the staff tech specialist on a wide variety of tech-related responsibilities
    • Schedules the tech teams; responds to changes in the schedules of tech team members
    • Maintains and manages equipment (e.g. batteries, headsets, iPads, cables)
    • Supports the other worship deacon, e.g. by taking the lead in organizing quarterly worship conferences, or the annual retreat, or Learn and Grow jam sessions
  • Internal communications deacon
    • Overall goal is to make information useful and accessible for everyone in the church
    • Collects weekly announcements from the board and relays them to the tech team
    • Leads the team of worship directors
    • Publishes a calendar of church events
  • External communications deacon
    • Overall goal is to use electronic media to reach people outside our church community
    • Generates content for various electronic media, including our website; Facebook; Instagram; YouTube
    • Troubleshoots problems for our electronic media
  • Missions / Outreach deacon
    • Overall goal is to provide the church with concrete opportunities for outreach and evangelism
    • Oversees Restoration ministry (outreach volunteering activities)
    • Researches ways to engage the church with people who are not Christians.
  • Events deacon
    • Overall goal is to provide administrative help for major events so they reach their intended goals.
    • Helps find volunteers for special events, e.g. camps, Easter outreach, VBS, Halloween, Christmas outreach, appreciation dinners
    • Helps coordinate event volunteers and contacts them as necessary
    • Helps prepare facilities for events

Nominations will be accepted from May 11 to June 11, and we will cast online ballots between June 15th and June 25th. For now, let’s pray for our next leaders and let’s have conversations with people we’d like to see on the church board.

Everyone who participates in the election must be baptized and also attend LCC regularly for three months leading up to the election. Online attendance counts too. If you haven’t been baptized, you can still share your ideas for the next board with our pastors and leaders.

Summer Youth Celebration 2024

 SYC 2024 poster

July 21-27, 2024
Prairie Bible College – Three Hills, Alberta

SYC Alberta is a summer camp hosted at Prairie Bible College in Three Hills. The camp provides students with the opportunity to experience Christ through worship, discipleship, community, and adventure. We believe that God loves everyone and seeks a personal relationship with them. The camp’s goal is to provide students with the opportunity to build this relationship at camp.

Camp details and registration information can be found at SYCCanada.ca.