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U Matters - 12 September 2019

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Last week we kicked off a new season of children’s and youth ministry. We are blessed to have Jacklien Lee lead our Sunday School ministry and Hunter Purvis leading our youth ministry. Under their leadership, creative programs are implemented, lay-leaders are recruited and our children and...

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U Matters - 5 September 2019

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"We love because He first loved us." 1 Jn 4:19 Love can take on many forms. We read in scripture, 'I was hungry and you fed me,I was thirsty and you gave me a drink,I was homeless and you gave me a room,I was shivering and you gave me clothes,I was sick and you stopped to visit,I was in prison...

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U Matters - 29 August 2019

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Love is in the air at Union Church. Hunter, our Youth Director, wed Jess one month ago and by all reports he is indeed a happily married man! On Saturday, September 7th, Dr. Joyce Wu, our Assistant Worship Director, will marry Joshua Chen at Chung Chi College Chapel at 1:30pm and you are...

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U Matters - 22 August 2019

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Last Sunday I was WOWED by God at the 9.45 service. The days leading up I had been reading, praying and preparing for the fall season. I had come across a poem that I thought would be important for us to hear and then I found a choir singing these very lyrics. Thinking this would be...

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U Matters - 15 August 2019

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After more than 20 years of living in Hong Kong, I confess I still don’t speak Cantonese. Additionally, like many other English speakers, I have learned that the Chinese character for crisis – is a combination of the characters “danger” and “opportunity.” This...

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U Matters - 8 August 2019

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Last week, my daughter got up early so she could have breakfast with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby (with 25 other students). This week, I got up early and had breakfast with Pastor and author Francis Chan (with other international Pastors). It is exciting to meet big Christian names...

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U Matters - 1 August 2019

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“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...

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U Matters - 25 July 2019

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Welcome, Velkommen, Welkom, Bienvenue, Willkommen, Benvenuto. These are familiar words when we travel. There are several people that we would like to welcome to the Union Church community. First, we welcome Liza Sumagaysay who joins the Union Church staff team and works in the area of...

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U Matters - 18 July 2019

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Scripture says we are to “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” (Romans 12:15)  This Sunday we farewell Anto and Jess Ficatier. We rejoice that they are excited about beginning a youth and young adult ministry at a church in the UK, however, we are sad...

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U Matters - 11 July 2019

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It has been a joy to prepare and give thought to the series Church is. Through various speakers we heard messages on Church is... Missional, Family, Ministry, One, Reconciling, Diverse, Generous, Gathering, Alive and Hopeful. There is still much to say about the church. Karl Barth stated that...

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