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Harvest Festival 2019

Weekly Announcements: October 27th, 2019

  • We will have the Joint Choir singing the “Hallelujah’ chorus in Messiah on Christmas Sunday (12/22) conducted by Mr. Sidney Wong. The rehearsal dates are 10/27, 12/15 The time will be from 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm. You are welcome to come and sing along.
  • The Harvest Festival will take place on Saturday, 11/9. Please pray that the Lord would use us to outreach to the community and start building relation with them.
  • The Board of Trusting will meet on Sunday, 10/27, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mr. Joe Yee, Mr. Ken Yee, Mr. Wai Kwong Chia, Mr. Wai Mar, Mr. Vincent Lau, Mrs. Mimi Leung, Mr. Raymond Law, Mr. Bob Ye and Mr. Johnny Lau.
  • The Finance Committee will meet on Sunday, 11/3, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mr. Stephen Lai, Mr. Eugene Wong, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Brendan Huang, Mrs. Christin Wong, Mr. Joe Yee, Mrs. Junie Collins and Mrs. Kathy Lau.
  • The Administrative Board is going to meet on Sunday, 11/10, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Lunch will be provided.
  • Our 2019 Annual Church Conference will be held on November 23rd, Sunday, at 2:30 pm at Temple United Methodist Church (1111 Junipero Serra Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94132 ). It will be presided by circuit pastor. Please reserve the date & plan on attending.
  • In light of the resistance to the decision of the 2019 Special General Conference in favor of the Traditional Plan, the National Chinese Caucus (NCC) of The United Methodist Church makes this open statement: We support the decision of the 2019 Special General Conference and disagree with all actions contrary to the 2019 decision. (41 yes, 0 no, and 3 abstain).
  • Mrs. Celia Kan was elected as the Secretary of the NCC and Rev. Ernest Kan was elected as the Chair of the Western Jurisdiction of the Chinese Caucus.
  • The Daylight Savings Time will end on next Sunday (11/3). Please move your clock back one hour on Saturday night (11/2) before going to bed.

Weekly Announcements: October 20th, 2019

  • We would like to thank Mr. Stan Fong for preaching to us about the gospel of Jesus Christ. May the Lord reward him.
  • Rev. Ernest and Celia Kan are attending the 2019 National Chinese Caucus Leadership Conference/Convocation of the United Methodist Church from 10/18-20 at Queens Village Church (220-20 94th Drive, Queens Village, NY 11428). The theme is on “Forming the Leadership of a New Generation” Please remember them in your prayers.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing the “Hallelujah’ chorus in Messiah on Christmas Sunday (12/22) conducted by Mr. Sidney Wong. The rehearsal dates are 10/27, 12/15 The time will be from 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm. You are welcome to come and sing along.
  • The Harvest Festival will take place on Saturday, 11/9. Please pray that the Lord would use us to outreach to the community and start building relation with them.
  • The Mission Committee will meet today 10/20, in the 4/F.
  • The Board of Trusting will meet on Sunday, 10/27, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mr. Joe Yee, Mr. Ken Yee, Mr. Wai Kwong Chia, Mr. Wai Mar, Mr. Vincent Lau, Mrs. Mimi Leung, Mr. Raymond Law, Mr. Bob Ye and Mr. Johnny Lau.
  • We are going to have our All-Church Luncheon today, 10/20, shortly after the Chinese-Speaking Worship Service at approx. 12:45 pm. Please stay for the simple lunch prepared for all and enjoy the fellowship.
  • The Finance Committee will meet on Sunday, 11/3, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mr. Stephen Lai, Mr. Eugene Wong, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Brendan Huang, Mrs. Christin Wong, Mr. Joe Yee, Mrs. Junie Collins and Mrs. Kathy Lau.
  • The Administrative Board is going to meet on Sunday, 11/10, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Lunch will be provided.
  • Our 2019 Annual Church Conference will be held on November 24th, Sunday, at 2:00 pm at Temple United Methodist Church (1111 Junipero Serra Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94132 ). It will be presided by circuit pastor. Please reserve the date & plan on attending.

Weekly Announcements: September 29th, 2019

  • Mr. Joseph Fong is going to serve the Lord with us as the part-time English Ministry worker starting from this week. He works about 15 hours a week. His job is mainly taking care of our English ministry development.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing the “Hallelujah’ chorus in Messiah on Christmas Sunday (12/22) conducted by Mr. Sidney Wong. The rehearsal dates are 10/13, 10/27, 12/15 The time will be from 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm. You are welcome to come and sing along.
  • The Harvest Festival will take place on Sunday, 11/9. The Harvest Festival planning group will meet on Sunday, 10/13. Time to be determined.
  • The Nominating Committee (Committee on Lay Leadership) will meet on Sunday September 28th at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Eugene Wong, Mrs. Dianne Wong, Ms. Christie Ng, Mrs. Lisa Lau, Mr. James Huang, Mr. Ken Yee, Mrs. Esther Huang, Ms. Josephine Wong, Mrs. Donna Yee and Mrs. Holly Yee.
  • The Chinese congregation will have joint Sunday Service on 10/6 at 10:30 am in the Social Hall. We have singspiration, sharing, and message. The monthly Holy Communion Service will be postponed to the next Sunday, 10/13.
  • The Membership Committee will meet on Sunday October 13th at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mrs. Esther Huang, Mrs. Betty Chia, Mr. Jason Huang, Miss Amy Li, Mrs. Fern Lau, Mr. Stephen Wong, Mrs. Donna Yee, Mrs. Holly Yee, and Miss Stephanie Tam.
  • The Board of Trusting will meet on Sunday, 10/27, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mr. Joe Yee, Mr. Ken Yee, Mr. Wai Kwong Chia, Mr. Wai Mar, Mr. Vincent Lau, Mrs. Mimi Leung, Mr. Raymond Law, Mr. Bob Ye and Mr. Johnny Lau.

Weekly Announcements: September 8th, 2019

  • We would like to welcome Mr. Joseph Fong to be our special speaker today.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing the “Hallelujah’ chorus in Messiah on Christmas Sunday (12/22) conducted by Mr. Sidney Wong. The rehearsal dates are 10/13, 10/27, 12/15 The time will be from 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm. You are welcome to come and sing along.
  • The Staff-Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) is going to meet today, 9/8, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Mrs. Christin Wong (Chairperson), Mrs. Junnie Collins (Secretary), Mrs. Adrienne Lieu, Mrs. Holly Yee, Mrs. Jennifer Lai, Mrs. Donna Yee, Mr. Gordon Lam, Mr. Brendan Huang, Mr. Stan Fong and Mr. Gordon Lam.
  • The Nominating Committee (Committee on Lay Leadership) will meet on Sunday September 28th at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Eugene Wong, Mrs. Dianne Wong, Ms. Christie Ng, Mrs. Lisa Lau, Mr. James Huang, Mr. Ken Yee, Mrs. Esther Huang, Ms. Josephine Wong, Mrs. Donna Yee and Mrs. Holly Yee.
  • The Membership Committee will meet on Sunday October 13th at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Rev. Ernest Kan, Mrs. Esther Huang, Mrs. Betty Chia, Mr. Jason Huang, Miss Amy Li, Mrs. Fern Lau, Mr. Stephen Wong, Mrs. Donna Yee, Mrs. Holly Yee, and Miss Stephanie Tam.

Weekly Announcements: August 11th, 2019

  • The Administrative Board will meet on Sunday, 8/25, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing on Christmas Sunday (12/22) conducted by Mr. Sidney Wong. Details will be announced.
  • CUMC would like to sponsor two tables, each cost $1,500/10 people, to support the ministry at the Gum Moon Women’s Hostel at their Dinner Fund Raising on Saturday, 8/24, at Far East Café, 631 Grant St, in Chinatown. Anyone who would like to support this ministry is welcome to make a check of $150/person payable to CUMC to reserve a seat at the dinner from Rev. Ernest Kan. Please state clearly on the outside of the envelop the donation is for Gum Moon.
  • The National Chinese Caucus of the United Methodist Church will host the 2019 National Chinese Caucus Leadership Conference/Convocation on 10/18-20 at Queens Village Church (220-20 94th Drive, Queens Village, NY 11428). The theme is on “Forming the Leadership of a New Generation”. The Early Bird registration fee is $100.00/person. After 9/20/2019 will be $120.00. Closing date of registration is 10/4/2019.
  • There will be a flu shot clinic hosted by Walgreens on August 25th and September 8th. Both sessions will run from 1pm-4pm. Please bring your ID and insurance card. Any questions should be directed to the pharmacist on duty.

Weekly Announcements: July 28th, 2019

  • We’ll have our All Church Luncheon today, 7/28 , shortly after the Chinese-Speaking Worship Service at around 12:45 pm. Please stay for the simple lunch prepared for all and enjoy the fellowship with your church family.
  • CUMC would like to sponsor two tables, each cost $1,500/10 people, to support the ministry at the Gum Moon Women’s Hostel at their Dinner. Fund Raising on Saturday, 8/24, at Far East Café, 631 Grant St, in Chinatown. Anyone who would like to support this ministry is welcome to make a check of $150/person payable to CUMC to reserve a seat at the dinner from Rev. Ernest Kan. Please state clearly on the outside of the envelop the donation is for Gum Moon.
  • Friday Fellowship and Cantonese Opera Gospel Choir will meet August 9th, from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm in the Social Hall.
  • The National Chinese Caucus of the United Methodist Church will host the 2019 National Chinese Caucus Leadership Conference/Convocation on 10/18-20 at Queens Village Church (220-20 94th Drive, Queens Village, NY 11428). The theme is on “Forming the Leadership of a New Generation”. The Early Bird registration fee is $100.00/person.
  • The Church Picnic will be on Saturday, September 7th, at Frontierland Park, 900 Yosemite Dr., Pacifica, CA. It will be from 10am – 3pm. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2.50 for children, and free for children under the age of 5.

Weekly Announcements: July 14th, 2019

  • Please be advised that the Gum Moon need rehearsal space on Monday, 7/15, Tuesday, 7/ 16, Wednesday 7/17 and Friday, 7/19. They will be in the Chapel. The time is about 10 am to 5 pm.
  • CUMC would like to sponsor two tables, each cost $1,500/10 people to support the ministry at the Gum Moon Women’s Hostel at their Dinner Fund Raising on Saturday, 8/24, at Far East Café, 631 Grant St, in Chinatown. Anyone who would like to support this ministry is welcome to make a check of $150/person payable to CUMC to reserve a seat at the dinner from Rev. Ernest Kan. Please state clearly on the outside of the envelop the donation is for Gum Moon.
  • The National Chinese Caucus of the United Methodist Church will host the 2019 National Chinese Caucus Leadership Conference/Convocation on 10/18-20 at Queens Village Church (220-20 94th Drive, Queens Village, NY 11428). The theme is on “Forming the Leadership of a New Generation”. The Early Bird registration fee is $100.00/person. After 9/20/2019 will be $120.00. Closing date of registration is 10/4/2019.
  • The Church Picnic will be on Saturday, September 7th, at Frontierland Park, 900 Yosemite Dr., Pacifica, CA. It will be from 10am – 3pm. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2.50 for children, and free for children under the age of 5.

Weekly Announcements: July 7th, 2019

  • We are having the Sunday School Promotion Ceremony today, July 7th, starting at 10:30 am in the Social Hall. We would like to recognize the students who are graduating from the various classes in our Sunday School Program, which is approximately 50 strong right now. We welcome your support and invite you to bring your kids to come to our Sunday School Program. All are welcome to participate.
  • On Saturday, July 13th, from 5:30 – 9:00 pm, we shall have a “Grad Night” in honor of Class 2019 Graduates. Come and celebrate our graduates this year as they move on to their next phase in life. Please let Mr. Brandon Wong or Mr. Tobin Lau know if you are coming by July 5th as we need a headcount for food and seating. Parents of graduates are cordially invited. Helpers are needed.

Weekly Announcements: June 30th, 2019

  • The Administrative Board is going to meet today, 6/30, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Lunch will be provided.
  • The Sunday School will have the Class Promotion Sunday Service on July 7 at 10:00 am at Social Hall. Please come and support our children. We will have the Combined Chinese Sunday Service at 11:00am.
  • On Saturday, July 13th, from 5:30 – 9:00 pm, we shall have a “Grad Night” in honor of Class 2019 Graduates. Come and celebrate our graduates this year as they move on to their next phase in life. Please let Mr. Brandon Wong or Mr. Tobin Lau know if you are coming by July 5th as we need a headcount for food and seating. Parents of graduates are cordially invited. Helpers are needed.
  • The Bishop together with her cabinet appointed Rev. Ernest Kan back to our church from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.
  • Celia and Ernest Kan will be attending the Sacramento Riverside UMC retreat in Lake Tahoe. Mrs. Celia Kan will be the Chinese group speaker and Rev. Ernest Kan will be the English Group speaker. Please pray for them.

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