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U Matters

Sunday we say goodbye to Ting Guevarra, our Children’s Ministry Director extraordinaire. In 3 1/2 years she has taken a good Sunday school and made it great. She has been a fabulous colleague and a management mentor to this minister. “How do we get from here to there?” is a Ting question that will always haunt me. She has pastored her teachers and has had a profound impact in the lives of our children. God bless you Ting, Michael, and Maddie as you leave us.

Pastor Greg


One of our hardworking janitors demonstrated Jesus in action his week. When I heard that he had received several unhelpful criticisms, I met with him to apologize.

His response to me was classic: " It's OK pastor, I forgive this person. It does no good to hate."

Take an extra minute to greet and thank our custodial staff this week. And remember to forgive.

Pastor Greg

This Sunday

Food For The Body, Food For The Soul - This Sunday, 1 Feb, 11AM Service  Hong Kong is Asia's world city and Union is an international congregation comprised of many different believers serving and worshiping one Christ. 

This Sunday Union Church will experience a new style of worship along with authentic American Southern cuisine from the black American culture. Come fellowship and enjoy as Union hosts its first ever "Soul Food Gospel Sunday" in celebration of International Black History Month. Worship at 11:00AM, Soul food Samplers at 12:00PM (on the green). Contact John and Raushanah Bowdre at +852 65991095 for more information.

Come experience the joy of the Sunday 8:30AM Family Service    Do you want to feel spiritually refreshed early on Sunday morning? Would you like your children to share their musical talents at church? Come join us for the early 8:30AM service; it includes a full sermon, communion, scripture reading and beautiful music. Also on the FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH, we have a BRUNCH TABLE with lots of delicious food. Come try it this Sun, 1 Feb

Welcome Lunch - This Sun, 1 Feb, 12PM-1:30PM 
Newcomers welcome lunch (on the house). RSVP to Pastor Michele.

Bible and Book Bazaar - This Sun, 1 Feb, 10:00AM to 1:00PM   Kingdom Kids is bringing the bookstore right onto our Green. Find exciting and engaging ways to put the Word of God in your family's life! We have bibles, devotionals, story books, DVDs, and other resources available for purchase at cost.

Opportunities at Union 

Children's Baptism or Dedication   Interested in having your child/baby baptized or dedicated? Please speak to Pastor Michele or complete a form on the welcome table. Let's talk.

Membership    Interested in becoming a UC member? Come to the new member class. Monday, 2 Feb, 7:30PM-9:00PM. See Pastor Michele for details.

Evening of Prayer - Tue, 3 Feb, 7:30PM-9:00PM   You are invited to lift up Union church in prayer. Lots of exciting things happening here, a great opportunity to pray for the future. Please see Charles Caldwell for details.

Something for everyone! Featuring Jerry Root as speaker and tons of fun for the family in Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village. You won't want to miss it! 

For more information, please see Pastor Michele, Lee Ann or other church staff.


Confirmation starts this Sunday, 1 Feb. Youth (13+) are invited to come from 11:00AM to 12:00noon to the youth room for our information first session where we will look at ‘what is confirmation?’ Parents are encouraged to come to the first part of the class, where we will go over the confirmation schedule and answer any questions. To register please email Brenna

Youth and Families Mission Trip to Philippines   Youth (ages 11+) are invited on a 4-day Mission trip 28-31 March to Bohol, Philippines with ICM. We will be working together to build much-needed toilets in a local school. This trip is geared to Jr. High youth, but is open also to Sr. High youth and also families in the Church. Please note that children under 11 are invited to come but must be accompanied by a parent. For more information or to sign up, Please email BrennaPlease note that we have a special early-bird youth rate of $5,000 if youth sign up before 6 Feb.

Outreach & Missions

The World is Calling! 30 - 31 Jan  IECC will be holding a mission conference with special guest speaker, James Hudson Taylor IV. James Hudson's great, great grandfather was the founder of China Inland Mission and a great missionary statesmen of the 19th century. For more information, pick up a brochure at the table on the Green or speak to Lee-Ann.

"Beautiful Feet" Outreach Opportunities


Sat, 7 Feb: Exchange Square in Tung Chung: learn to prepare CNY snacks & use the snack to visit local families on the same day 

Sat, 14 Feb: HOLF – come and join us as we meet the housebound residents at the Home of Loving Faithfulness, and provide a meal for the wonderful staff who serve the severely disabled residents so faithfully

International Travel

Sat, 28 –Tue, 31 Mar Family work trip to Bohol, Philippines with ICM. We take our toilets for granted! Over this weekend, we will help to build one or 2 “:comfort rooms” for a kindergarten and an impoverished community. Open to all ages.

Sat, 4 – 11 Apr Children’s camp to Dumaguete, Philippines with International Care Ministries (ICM). Adults and children from 5 year-old are invited to participate. Be rewarded as you give into the lives of impoverished children. Musicians, teachers, administration, sports and craft leaders needed. For more information contact Nick Appel.


Nominations for 2015 Committee of Management (CoM) are now open to the church. Members of 6 months and above, over 18 years of age and in good standing,  who wish to nominate a candidate for the 2015 CoM, please fill in a nominations form available from the church office and submit to the office, attention to the Honorary Secretary. Nominations must be seconded by another voting member and have the agreement of the nominee. 

The candidate will also need to be over 18 years old, a member of more than 6 months and in good standing. Nomination for CoM members will be closed on Sun, 1 Mar 2015.

Last Week's Sermons

Please click on the link below to download

"Welcome 101" by Pastor Greg Anderson

"English Unity Service" by Pastor Peter Douglas Koon


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