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U Matters - 04 July 2019

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Author Philip Yancey, who spoke at Union Church a number of years ago, stated that when he goes to church, he has learned to look up, look around, look outward, and look inward. We need to look up, mindful that God is the audience of our worship and that everything else serves as prompters for...

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U Matters - 27 June 2019

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This year, Union Church celebrates 175 years of ministry in Hong Kong. What a blessing to be a part of such a vibrant church! I am grateful for the Anniversary team who have been envisioning some wonderful opportunities to commemorate this milestone. Thank you Anson Wang, Ken Morrison, Michael...

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U Matters - 20 June 2019

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Karl Barth stated that the Church exists “to set up in the world a new sign which is radically dissimilar to [the world’s] own manner and which contradicts it in a way which is full of promise.”   Jesus came to establish a new community and that new community is us -...

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U Matters - 13 June 2019

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When I consider the conversations that I have had with people this week, I am mindful that it has been a week of tension and strain.  People are stressed over issues related to health, marriage, church, school, finances, employment, parenting and the city of Hong Kong. I am so grateful that...

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U Matters - 6 June 2019

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It is reassuring that God knows, God sees, God responds.   As people were gathering for Recharge last week, a colleague mentioned that it was one of the youth’s birthdays. We chatted, “wouldn’t it be nice if we had a cake,” quickly we looked around the pantry to...

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U Matters - 30 May 2019

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“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness!” Psalm 100:1-2   As I reflect on last Sunday’s One Worship service I am reminded of this passage. If you were there worshipping with us, you would know that there...

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U Matters - 23 May 2019

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“Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” Philippines 4:4   This past week has been full and fabulous. There were so many areas of participation and engagement and there were so many reasons to rejoice! Rejoicing in the ICC banquet; the One- Hearing the Word...

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U Matters - 16 May 2019

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Last week, our theme was "Church is... Family" and we learned about an opportunity to be family to those in need through Mothers Choice - Project Bridge. If you missed this and want to learn more, we are happy to direct you. There are real needs in Hong Kong! Family is important, and building a...

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U Matters - 9 May 2019

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Last Sunday we started a new series entitled "Church is..." and the theme was "Church is Missional." We were reminded of the Christian mandate -the Great Commission.   "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the...

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U Matters - 2 May 2019

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This Sunday, we start a new series entitled “Church Is….” Each Sunday we will declare different aspects of what the church is and our theme this week is “Church is Missional.” I am excited about this new series. The word Church is derived from the Greek word...

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