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U Matters - 17 Jan 2019

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This past weekend many of the Deacons, Committee of Management (COM) and staff met for a half day retreat with an outside speaker. It was good to be together, we studied the book of Ephesians highlighting the Marks of a Healthy Church. The speaker had prepared to speak at length on the book...

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U Matters - 10 Jan 2019

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This was the first full week of 2019, and Sunlight Tower was abuzz as many of our ministries relaunched. Lunch time Tuesday we hosted the first worked place Alpha at Union and Wednesday night Recharge offered four different classes. Young Adults are studying the book of John, there's a new...

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U Matters - 3 Jan 2019

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After almost twelve years of ministry at Union Church, last Sunday was Pastor Greg’s last Sunday at Union. On behalf of the staff and leaders, we wish him and his family all the best in the new year. Additionally, as this is the first U-Matters of 2019, we would like to wish the...

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U Matters - 27 Dec 2018

Posted by Greg Anderson on

Dear All, My final sermon at Union will be based on the same Scripture as my first, Philippians 1:6; “I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will bring it to completion in the day of Jesus Christ.” In 2019, you will celebrate the 175th anniversary of...

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U Matters - 20 Dec 2018

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“God is guiding you, like it or not.” I received that message from a friend this week and I have been pondering it ever since. Shortly, I will leave this wonderful church and its even more wonderful people. Like Paul in Acts 20:22, “And now, as a captive to the Spirit, I am on...

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U Matters - 13 Dec 2018

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It is difficult to write about joy as I am grieving my impending leavingof this great church. Who was it that said “partings are such sweetsorrow”? When we turn from Shakespeare to Scripture, Paul sharedsome insights on joy and parting that are recorded in Acts 20. Can’twait to...

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U Matters - 6 Dec 2018

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The Children's Christmas Musical is this Sunday: "Bethlehem Newsflash!". Let me give you a Hong Kong newsflash, you are in for a delightful and worshipful time.  Thanks to Jacklien, parents and teachers who every year bring us such joy through allowing our children to lead us in...

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U Matters - 29 Nov 2018

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Several years ago in Cambridge I heard the great literary theorist, who has returned to his Christian faith, Terry Eagleton give a talk, later published by Yale University Press, entitled HOPE WITHOUT OPTIMISM. That phrase has stuck with me. As we begin the Advent season, the first focus is...

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U Matters - 22 Nov 2018

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“Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.”  Psalm 107:1Last Sunday we celebrated with a wonderful joint worship service and a thanksgiving feast. I write this on Thanksgiving Day.  How do we express our gratitude to God for...

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U Matters - 18 Nov 2018

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Congratulations! You have found us. Thank you for taking the time and extra effort to find this location. Today we celebrate the goodness of the God we serve with great gratitude. As your pastor, I am celebrating the chance to have been your pastor these last almost 12 years. Thank you and thank...

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