Faith in the Marketplace

Leaders and employees face immense challenges in the workplace. Eroding well-being of employees, disruption to business models, and threats to organisational success are genuine stresses at work -- and at home.

In this context, how can we not only persevere but thrive creatively at work?

An eternal perspective

 

Take your everyday, ordinary life--your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life--and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. ~ Romans 12:1 (The Message)


Union Church's Faith in the Marketplace ministry helps employees and leaders align around God’s vision for the organisation. Together, we can bless our companies and organisations by applying an eternal perspective to our workplace integrity, relationships and decisions.

This ministry aims to help everyone in the workplace:

  • be a positive influence in the workplace
  • understand and respect difference
  • show loving compassion
  • resolve conflict
  • discern God’s will in decision-making
  • create community and outreach in the workplace
  • exercise godly leadership as we are "salt and light"
  • fully integrate our faith and our work

Events

Transforming Our Work and Workplaces, 29 Jan and 12 & 26 Feb
 

Do you desire to bring your whole self to work—mind, body, and soul? Are you no longer satisfied with sacrificing your core identity in the workplace? Our Faith in the Marketplace team welcomes the Hong Kong Institute for Marketplace Transformation for sharing that helps you discover how our Christian identity can affect our view of and behaviour in the working world. Join us - Sundays, 29 January and 12 & 26 February, 12:30 - 1:30pm at Union Church. 

29 Jan - Understanding the reality of a world that doesn't follow God and the practical encouragement to persevere - with Andrew Chua
12 Feb - What's so good about working? Reframing work as mission - with Aaron Tan
26 Feb - Living by the Fruit of the Spirit and resisting the sins of the marketplace - with Cecilia Lee

Transforming Our Work and Workplaces

 

Sermons

Sermons on marketplace ministry at Union Church provide the biblical basis, God-inspired direction, and practical encouragement to practice your faith in the workplace. Watch our series on faith in the marketplace. 

Sunday, 31 January 2021 – Faith in the Marketplace, Rev Dr Michele Bland
Sunday, 7 February 2021 – Life and Legacy, Dr David Wong 
Sunday, 14 February 2021 – A New Breed, Rev Dr John Snelgrove 
Sunday, 23 January 2022 – What's New in 22 - Making Work Meaningful, Dan Tupps
Sunday, 15 January 2023 – Redeeming Our Work, Dan Tupps

Resources 

Max De Pree Center for Leadership

Videos

Video - Alpha HK's Patricia Lau on God in the marketplace

Books

The Marketplace Ministry Handbook: A Manual for Work, Money
Exiles on Mission
The Other Six Days: Vocation, Work, and Ministry in Biblical Perspective
God at Work: Living every day with purpose

other 

SPARK - Alpha Workplace Missions Movement 

Reach out 

Thank you for being "salt and light" in your workplace! Our team is here to pray with you, encourage and equip you as you adapt to ever-changing conditions in the workplace. Reach out as together we bring the Kingdom of God to offices and work sites throughout Hong Kong. 

Contact Faith in the Marketplace