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U Matters - 27 Nov 2014

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Welcome to Advent! As we prepare our hearts to celebrate the coming of Jesus Christ at Christmas, please join us and a number of others in the prayer challenge. We are committing ourselves to spend as much time praying as we usually do worrying and fretting.Union is a church with...

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U Matters - 20 Nov 2014

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Paul writes in Romans 12:13: "Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality." We welcome you to a Sunday of sharing. We share our gratitude to God and our "gently used clothing" with those in need. Don’t miss the Thanksgiving Feast for family and friends that...

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U Matters - 13 Nov 2014

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We are in for some great teaching on generosity this Sunday. Dr. Rod Wilson, President of Regent College in Vancouver, will be preaching on "Conversion of the Hong Kong Wallet" at 9:30AM and 11AM services. Our own Brenna Dykman will be talking at 8:30AM and 5:00PM services on...

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U Matters - 06 Nov 2014

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Last Saturday, boatloads of children--and their parents-- enjoyed the Hallelujah Party. Thanks to Ting Guevarra-Small and her 42 volunteers who provided an example of Union at its best. I recently talked to a person who came to Union at a very troubled time in the church's history but...

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U Matters - 30 Oct 2014

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Sunday afternoon Holly and I were in a taxi that broke down on the motorway just short of Shatin. Tuesday evening a lost 40M bus crashed into the Peak Tram bridge over Kennedy, closing down the tram for a day. We expect the vehicles we take to get us to our destination...

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U Matters - 23 Oct 2014

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Tuesday the Union staff spent the day at Disneyland. It's always good to get away and great to spend time with colleagues outside of the normal workplace. Even now we are sharing stories (and compromising pictures). The time together has brought us closer.Church is like that. As the...

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U Matters - 16 Oct 2014

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Poverty is a massive problem. Union, along with other churches, participates in the 10/10/10 program where in October (10th month) we spend 10 minutes considering poverty and encourage you to give 10 dollars for poverty relief. It seems that the magical number for Union is 37, not 10. 37 of...

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U Matters - 09 Oct 2014

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Alpha's meal Wednesday night was a gourmet extravaganza prepared by Rebekah Nutland, fresh back from cooking school in England. Since not part of Alpha, I asked permission to join the feast. Someone said, “He is the pastor so we can trust him." Five Alpha and Union leaders...

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U Matters - 02 Oct 2014

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The political situation in Hong Kong has reduced me to prayer. The protesters, the police, the government, and people whose lives have been disrupted have been in my thoughts and prayers. These are exciting and anxious times, so I am also reduced to reading my Bible. One of my favorite verses is...

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U Matters - 25 Sep 2014

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This week the Committtee of Management brought the Union staff to lunch. We started our time with a brilliant Brenna "ice breaker." Now I know why youth group attendance is at an all time high, Brenna and her team make it a most enjoyable event. Then the COM had us play, "Here is my...

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