Acts@22A - 1 August 2019
“Awake my soul! Be ready for the Lords return!” is the theme of this years Hong Kong Bible Conference. This annual conference originated in China and is in its 91st year! What a legacy. As part of our anniversary celebration Union Church is a host site and we invite you to join us every morning from August 2-10 (excluding Sunday) from 9:00am-10:45am for a live feed of Dr. Darrell Johnson. Dr. Johnson is a theologian, writer, pastor and speaker and currently is a teaching fellow at Regent College. He will be speaking on “Surprise! Surprise! Surprise! The Shocking Extravagance of Jesus’ Gospel Opened Up in His Parables.”
Please note that the conference is live at Kowloon Baptist Church and is in both English and Cantonese. For more information of additional services and speakers collect a brochure at the welcome table or visit www.hkbibleconference.
Blessings and may our soul be truly awakened,
175th Anniversary Trip: DATE CHANGE. We will now be going to Xishuang Banna, Yunnan province, China from 20th - 23rd of September. Our preliminary plans are: Friday - travel; Saturday - mission activities; Sunday - fellowship; Monday - travelling back. Please note that this visit is for adults only. To sign up or obtain for more information, please email
Worship and Celebration Service: Saturday, 19th Oct at Methodist International Church - all welcome.
In the light of the recent protests and their impact on Hong Kong, we need to ensure the safety of our congregation and staff. We will always try to hold our services as normal, but we will implement the following procedures for our Sunday services when needed:
• All services will proceed as normal as long as there is no protest planned for the area directly around Sunlight Tower.
• In case of spontaneous events that might impact our congregation coming to Church, then our staff will make a decision on whether to suspend services. An email will be sent to all of our members to inform them of which services will be suspended.
We will try wherever possible to give as much notice as possible should we feel the need to suspend any service. Please make sure that you check your email before setting off for Church. You can help us by ensuring that we have your most up to date contact information. If you think your information may be incorrect, please contact .
At this time, we would also like to remind you of our Typhoon/Severe Weather policy:
All Church activities remain unchanged when tropical cyclone warning signal number 1 or 3 is hoisted. They will also be unaffected by the amber or red rainstorm warning signals.
When the Hong Kong Observatory issues a ‘Pre No.8 Typhoon Warning Signal’ on a Sunday, we will complete any service taking place and ask people to leave the Church and make their way home. Services planned for after this will be suspended
When the black rainstorm warning signal or tropical cyclone warning signal number 8 or above is hoisted on a Sunday before 07:30am, all Church activities (Worship services, Classes, Youth and Children’s programs etc.) scheduled at 9:45am or before will be cancelled. If the signal is subsequently lowered 2 hours before the 11:15AM service, the 11:15AM service will be held as scheduled. If the signal is lowered after 1pm, the Church will remain closed for the rest of the day.
Alpha Returns! Bring your friends, relatives and colleagues to the first session on Wednesday, 25 September at 7:00PM! Sign up at the Welcome Table. Reservation or info contact Alpha.
For registration, please click or contact Joanna Yau at .
Session 1: 9:30am to 12:30pm (for first time participants)
Session 2: 2:00pm to 5:00pm (for those interested in becoming trainers).
Please sign up with Aaron Tan at AaronTan@faithcomesbyhearing.
Please note that there will be no U-CAFE for the first two Sundays of August. We will restart on 18 August.
ReCharge will resume on 11 September.
Contact Monte Peterson.
Baptism and Membership
KIM Manila Mission Trip 2019
Cost: $5000, includes flights, food/accommodation and donation to KIM for building supplies etc.
Details: October 4-7, open to all members of the congregation. Please email us at if you have any questions.
Family in Need (FIN)
Last Week's Sermons
"The Old Testament and Completion of the Great Commission" by Rev. David Swarr, PhD