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Newsletter September 7, 2023

Sunday gatherings at Cedar Park Church

Sunday Service - September 10th at 10:30am
This Sunday join us for a time of worship, we will sing and pray together.  Pastor Rachel will be preaching on "Christ Body - Ministry & Mission".
We also have Kids Church program for all children. Our nursery is open for parents with babies and toddlers.
For those who are unable to attend, recorded sermons are now available on CPC's YouTube channel:


Upcoming events at Cedar Park Church

Invitation to join Church Lunch

Kickoff Sunday - Joint Service and All-Church BBQ Lunch
At Cedar Park, we are going to have a joint service next Sunday (September 17th) with the Latino Ministry and we are going to have lunch together right after the service. We will enjoy good fellowship and delicious food. Main course will be provided but we ask that you bring a side dish to share. Please sign up this Sunday right after service so we know how many people are coming and what side dishes are we going to have.


Families with children ages 12 and under are invited to join us for a family festival

Family Festival at Cedar Park
Families with children 12 and under are invited to this Festival on Saturday Sept 23 at 2-4pm. Lots of games and prizes. Invite your friends to join this fun event.
We also need a lot of volunteers to help out at the event. If interested, please sign up in the foyer or contact church office at 604-946-7410 or email

To find out more about the festival, watch this video clip:
Fall Festival Announcement - YouTube


Community news from Cedar Park Church

Supporting Cedar Park
We are so grateful for all who worship at Cedar Park and so sacrificially give of a portion of their financial resources to support the budget.

August giving - $13,067
Year to date giving - $169,436
Year to date budget - $181,600
Click on the button below to explore various ways to financially support the work of Cedar Park.


Kids playing

Looking For Junior Church Volunteers
Teachers and Helpers are needed for our Kids Ministry program for all groups (Pre-K, Grades K-3, Gr. 4+) 
If you are willing to help out, please contact  or fill out the sign-up sheet in the Foyer.  Thank you!


Looking for community group leaders for Fall 2023

Looking for Community/LIFE Group Leaders
We are looking for leaders who will commit to a 6-8 week block this fall through a book of the Bible or a practical topic of Christian living (Rachel will assist with resourcing).
Ideally, we would want to have 2-3 groups that people could be a part of for growth and belonging.
If you are interested in group leadership, please reach out to
To find out more about Community Groups, watch this short video: 


Invite volunteers to join the Sunday Coffee Team

Sunday Coffee Ministry
We need volunteers to make coffee and bring in baked goods (homemade or store bought). It will only take you 30 minutes to set up and 30 minutes to clean up. If you are new to this ministry, training is provided. If you drop off your grocery receipts, we will reimburse you the expenses for the store bought baked goods, milk and cream for the coffee. Please sign up in the foyer or contact church office at 604-946-7410 or email


The Prayer Chain
The Prayer Chain is a group of people at Cedar Park linked together by email, who are committed to praying, in their own time and place, for certain persons or concerns made known to them by the prayer chain coordinator. To submit a request to the prayer chain, contact Olga Nickel. You can also email a request to Emailed requests are received by Olga before being sent to the members of the Prayer Chain who keep requests confidential.


Witness in Cedar Park Church's life

Freshwave serves the marginalized in the Vancouver downtown Eastside

Freshwave Ministries - Fundraising Golf Event
Support Freshwave Ministries by participating in their annual Nine & Dine Golf Classic on Tuesday September 12, 2023 at Nico Wynd Golf Course. 
Follow this link to find out more information:

Freshwave Golf Fundraising

Invite people to join the Freshwave Fundraising Event

Freshwave Ministries partner with Cedar Park Church to provide meals, groceries, clothing & bedding, as well as social and spiritual support to the marginalized in the Vancouver downtown eastside neighbourhood.


Refugee Resettlement Ministry
Church On Five is currently sponsoring the Nasimi Family who are Afghani refugees residing in Pakistan. If you are interested in becoming involved with Refugee Resettlement Ministry, please email

Pictures of refugees with 'Refugee Resettlement Ministry' written over it


Latino Workers Support Society

Latino Ministry

Latino Worship Service at Cedar Park
Our Spanish Worship Night is on the first Saturday of each month at Cedar Park Church. Service starts at 7pm.  All are welcome to join the service.

Latino ESL program
Tuesday evenings at Cedar Park Church.

Latino Weekly Bible Study
We host our Bible study at the church and in homes. If you want to be our host, please contact Jon Pelen.

Learn more about Jon and Kim's ministry and explore how to support this good work: 


Donations contributing to this Ministry can be made through online at the link below.
Please select project code "Guatemala A1 (Jon & Kim Pelen)"


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