Willingdon Church's Response to COVID-19


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Willingdon Church’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 19th, 2020

Dear Church Family, 

Your health and wellbeing is always of the utmost importance to us!  We continue to pay close attention to the current status of COVID-19 and receive daily updates from the Provincial Health Officer, the BC Centre for Disease Control, and Fraser Health.  In light of the directives from both of our Federal and Provincial governments, 

Willingdon Church is suspending all ministry gatherings including services, events and activities until further notice.

We will continue to monitor the situation daily and will post updates on our website and send notifications on our Willingdon App when we will gather at our physical location again.  By not gathering at this point in time, we are caring for our church family and serving our community, including those who are most susceptible to this disease.  

While we are suspending our physical gathering, we are not suspending our mission to serve and worship Jesus.  Our desire is to continue to seek God as we trust in Him and find alternative ways to connect and care for our church family and community.  Please check our website and review the list below to find out how we can all stay connected!

In times of uncertainty, we will walk in faith and trust in the Lord.  Please continue to pray for protection and for those affected by COVID-19.  Our desire is to walk together with you, to stay connected to you and to support you and our community, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.

In Him we trust
Penny Fuchihara
Executive Director

Updates – March 19th, 2020

Willingdon Live – Join us for Church Online (updated)

Please join us this weekend as we offer interactive online services at willingdon.online.church  We encourage you to enjoy our full services, including worship, sermon and announcements by watching them LIVE online with your family, friends and life groups.  You will be able to join our live chat room to come together as a community and submit prayer requests.

  • Saturdays at 5:30pm (one service)
  • Sundays at 8:30am, 10:00am and 11:45am

If you are unable to join us LIVE during these times, you can access all current and past services at www.willingdon.org/media 

Prayer Requests

We are a “House of Prayer” and have a prayer ministry filled with gifted intercessors who would love to pray for you.   

  • Please email prayer@willingdon.org if you have a prayer request or praise item you would like to share, these requests are prayed over by our team of prayer warriors on a weekly basis
  • If you would like a call for prayer from one of our volunteers, staff, pastors and/or elders, please call the church office at 604-435-5544 or email prayer@willingdon.org with your contact information to receive a call

Care and visitation calls

Our Care Ministry is comprised of faithful servants who desire to care for you and our community.

  • Please call the church office 604-435-5544 or email kchan@willingdon.org if you would like a care or visitation phone call.

Tithes and Offerings

We encourage you to continue to support and strengthen our community and the ministries.  For instructions to give electronically, please visit https://willingdon.org/give-online or mail your tithe to Willingdon Church, 4812 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 3H6.

Events and Activities (updated)

The building will be closed from March 14 to 29, therefore all booked events, group meetings and activities will be cancelled during this time.  We are not taking any registrations for future events at this point in time and will continue to assess the situation and post updates online.

Church Office (updated)

Please note the building is closed. However, we are able to receive phone calls to answer any inquiries you may have.  Please do not hesitate to call the church office at 604-435-5544 anytime Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.  We understand this may be an unsettling time for many of you, please contact us if we can pray for you and support you in any way.