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U Matters

It should be a great Sunday. Dr. Sam Tsang, an NT scholar will be preaching in the morning. Copies of his books will be available. He is speaking on "The Unexpected Story of Giving: the Widow's Mite." Every time I hear Sam preach I come away with an unexpected understanding of God's Word. I can't wait to hear what Sam has to say about giving.

Speaking of giving, Nick Miller gave generously of his time and talents to help build U-Cafe into the amazing service it is today (170 of you were there last Sunday). He is suffering from ALS and failing fast. To help out Nick and Alison during this time of crisis, we are taking a special offering that will go to this special family in need. Nick is in hospital in Singapore but they will be moving shortly to the UK. If you missed the Ice Bucket Challenge (wish I had), this is your chance to give not only to a good cause but to an amazing man. There will be envelopes in the pews and on the seats of U-Cafe.

Pastor Greg

This Sunday Highlights

9:30AM & 11:00AM Services Guest Speaker
Dr. Sam Tsang (PhD Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield), who teaches preaching at Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary, has written more than 30 books in both English and Chinese. His two recent books, Right Texts, Wrong Meanings and Right Kingdom, Wrong Stories, will be available for sale after the services. Feel free to check out his Facebook page 

Welcome Lunch  Welcome to Union Church! If you are new or feel new, we would like to meet you! Please join us for lunch "on the house" on this Sun, 7 Sep, 12:15-1:30PM. Great homemade cooking and a chance to meet ministry leaders and staff at the back courtyard tent.

8:30AM Family Communion Service Resumes this Sun, 7 Sep, 8:30AM-9:15AM. All are welcome to attend!

2014 Church Directory Is Now Available! If you have provided information to us, please pick up a copy at church this Sunday.

Opportunities at Union

U-Connect Sunday 14 Sep,10:30-11:00AM & 12:00-12:30PM (following the services) 
Wha t happens apart from the morning services at Union? Join us if you would like to:

1.Learn about opportunities to serve, find companionship, or have fun at Union.
2. Speak with the leaders of worship, small groups, service projects, steering committees, Alpha, young adult, youth, children, etc.
3. Eat egg tarts and sundry refreshments.

Baptism If you have never been baptized and are wanting to know about baptism, please join Pastor Michele on Mon, 22 & 29 Sep from 7:00PM-9:00PM in the fellowship hall. Proposed baptism date: Sun, 12 Oct.

Membership This is an exciting time to become a member of Union Church. Aren't yet a member? Consider joining Pastor Michele for a class on Mon, 6 Oct, 7:00PM-9:00PM and get connected. 


Wed, 10 Sep, 8:00PM (Refreshements at 7:30PM)

Oasis, the young adult ministry, will gather for a talk and fellowship on Wednesday night.

Kingdom Kids

New Sunday School Due to incre ased attendance, we are opening a new class during the11:00AM Service. The Xtreme Servants, Jr. children born 2005 (9 year olds) will be meeting at the Youth Lounge; children born 2006 (8 year olds) will continue to meet at the Upper Courtyard (front tent). All our other classes remain in the same locations.

Sunday School 2014-2015 Registration  Thank you so much for your support! We have registered over 160 students so far, please continue to register your children (born 2004 to 2011) for classes by filling up forms found at our Children's Ministry Board or church website. Registering your children will help us keep them safe, communicate well with you and plan better. For more information, please contact us at < /span>  or +852 21010414.

Sunday School Teachers Needed Kingdom Kids is looking for committed volunteers who will partner with us in the ministry of teaching our children God's Word. We are looking for teachers for our 3-year-old and 10-year-old classes at 9:30AM and 4-year-old class at 11:00AM. If you would like to help us as lead teacher or assistant, please contact   or call +852 21010414.


Sponsor A Hygiene Bag!  

There is not a lot you can get with $100 HKD these days... maybe a set lunch in Central? For $100 you can also sponsor a Hygiene bag for a family in the Philippines full of Soap, new toothbrush, and other basic but much needed supplies that we take for granted. Our fall Mission trip has the goal of bringing down 300 bags to hand out at our Christmas in October celebration when we travel to the Philippines in October. To sponsor a bag, you can email Brenna.

Outreach & Missions

An alternative Christmas present for HK$100
Are you looking for something different to give to family and friends this year? Why not consider sponsoring a Hygiene Gift bag in their name? 

In October the Youth and their families will be travelling to Tacloban, Philippines, site of last year's super typhoon, to help Kids International Ministry. There is still great need for those who are rebuilding their homes and their lives. We are putting together 300 gift hygiene bags with shampoo, toothpaste and other essentials to bless 300 families. Each bag costs HK$100. From 31 Aug to 21 Sep, come and find us at the Christmas Tree on the green to sponsor a gift bag or find out more. Contact   or  .

Local Service Opportunity - just around your corner...
Sun, 14 Sep, 5:00PM -8:30PM Come and join us as we serve the elderly poor at St. Barnabas. Volunteers can help serve evening meals, help with clearing up, and preparing the evening entertainment. All are welcome. Contact Teddy Li.  

ICC Walk-a-thon - HOLD THAT DATE Looking forward to the Fall? Not so hot and a great time to start walking. Especially for a good cause. International China Concern will be holding their annual Walk-a-thon on Sat, 11 Oct on the Peak. Last year close to 40 people took part. To register or find out more, contact Danielle Bradsher, or sign up next week at the Table on the Green.


ALPHA will start again soon! The Introductory Dinner & Short Talk  will take place on Wed 24 Sept, 7:30PM in the Fellowship Hall. Everyone's welcome, especially your friends and colleagues who would benefit from asking their "Questions of Life" on Alpha. A personal invitation is the most effective way of bringing a guest to Alpha. For info and registration, please email   or clickhere. See you there!

Small Group/Course

Men's Fraternity will kick off on 28 Sep, Sunday, 8:00AM in Union Church at Youth Office, and a parallel session starting 29 Sep, Monday evenings at 7:30PM in the Lower Annex. We will be resuming The Quest for Authentic Manhood, so this would be a great time to start whether you've done any Men'Fraternity before or not.&n bsp;Men'Fraternity is about helping men in today's world become the best husbands, fathers, friends and sons of God we can be in 3 key areas of our lives: at home, at work, and in the broader community and world around us. We learn about the unique gifts God has given each of us and how to use them, in the context of great fellowship and friendship. Come join us - you'll be glad you did, and so will your family! For more information, please contact Charles Schmitt:; +9406 8342.

New Season: Friday Morning Mom's group kicks off the season with Tim Keller's Gospel in Life series. Join us for coffee and conversation and discover how the gospel is lived out in all of life - first in your heart, then in your community, and then out into the world. Come meet new friends. Fridays 10:00AM -11:30AM in the Upper Annex. Contact Ellen Demuynck or Pastor Michele.

Recovering From Divorce and Separation Course  9 Oct - 13 November (Thursday), 7:00-9:30pm at Union Church, followed by a social dinner on 20 Nov. This 6-week course is an opportunity to move forward from the hurt of the past towards rebuilding life. Cost $400/person, includes supper each course evening and materials. For details and registration, visit here or pick up a flyer on Table on the Green.

Last Week's Sermon

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"God's Kindness and Our Blindness" by Pastor Greg Anderson


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