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Chinese United Methodist Church San Francisco

Serving the Chinatown community of San Francisco

Weekly Announcements: November 5th, 2017

  • Anyone wants to get baptized, confirmed or transferred your membership to CUMC on Thanksgiving Sunday (11/19), or Christmas Sunday, 12/24, please contact Rev. Ernest Kan.
  • The Administrative Council will meet on Sunday, 11/19, at 2:00 pm. in the chapel.
  • The Thanksgiving Luncheon will be held on November 19th after the Cantonese Worship Service in the Social Hall. Please sign up with Mrs. Monica Le or Mr. Thomas Xiao. Adult: $5.00, Children 6-12: $2.50 and Children under 6 is free.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing on the Joint Chinese Thanksgiving Sunday (11/19). The Joint Choir will be conducted by Mrs. Celia Kan. Every one is welcome. Please us to practice on every Sunday, starting from 10/8, from 12:30—1:30 pm in the Sanctuary.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing on Christmas Sunday. The Joint Choir will be conducted by Mrs. Celia Kan. Please join the rehearsal every Sunday, from 12:30—1:30 pm in the Sanctuary.
  • Our 2017 Annual Church Conference will be held on December 9th (Saturday) at 10:00 a.m. at Waller Center (1525 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 ). It will be presided by circuit pastor. Please reserve the date & plan on attending.
  • We are going to replace our old steel chairs and tables with much lighter ones. You are welcome to take them back home if you want to get some after register with the Board of Trustees members. After November, we will donate them to our sister United Methodist Church.
  • Flowers’ donation is a way of Thanksgiving to the Lord, or in memory of your loving family members. The January – June 2017 Flowers Fund Chart is posted in the hallway. Donations are welcome. Please put your flower offering into the pew envelopes with the specific dates or present it to Mr. and Mrs. Shek Yin Chiang for help.

Weekly Announcements: October 29th, 2017

  • There will be a prayer meeting after the Chinese worship service every Sunday. If you would like to participate, please gather in the chancel area of the sanctuary. There are yellow prayer request cards at the back of the pew. Please write your prayer request and place it in the offering plate or give it to an usher for the Prayer Team and Pastor.
  • The Nominating Committee is inviting candidates to take up the nominated position in the committee to serve the Lord. Please kindly accept the invitation if you are being called. Thank you.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing on the Joint Chinese Thanksgiving Sunday (11/19). The Joint Choir will be conducted by Mrs. Celia Kan. Every one is welcome. Please us to practice on every Sunday, starting from 10/8, from 12:30—1:30 pm in the Sanctuary.
  • The Membership Committee will meet on 11/5, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Mr. James Huang, Mrs. Betty Chia, Mrs. Fern Lau, Ms. Fung Ling Ho, Mrs. Betty Chu, Mrs. Dianne Wong, Miss Stephanie Tam, Mrs. Esther Huang, Miss Amy Li, Mrs. Donna Yee and Rev. Ernest Kan.
  • The Mission Committee invites you to support the ‘Operation Christmas Child’ to pack Christmas presents for the 3rd World children who needs your help. If you want to donate the gifts to fill the box or boxes, please give your generous donation to Eugene.
  • We are going to replace our old steel chairs and tables with much lighter ones. You are welcome to take them back home if you want to get some after register with the Board of Trustees members. After November, we will donate them to our sister United Methodist Church.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing on Christmas Sunday. The Joint Choir will be conducted by Mrs. Celia Kan. Please join the rehearsal every Sunday, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in the Sanctuary. 
  • The Administrative Board will meet on Sunday, 11/19, at 1:00 pm in the Chapel.
  • The National Chinese Caucus will host the 2017 Convocation at the Shepherd of the Hill United Methodist Church in Monterey Park, LA from 11/10-12. The registration form is available in the library. The Chinese Caucus of the Cal-Nev Annual Conference will provide you with the scholarship. For details, please see the flyer in the library. The theme is ‘Vital Congregation: 20 years from Now’. Rev. Ernest Kan is invited to be one of the speakers at the convocation.

Weekly Announcements: October 22nd, 2017

  • We are collecting donation to support the hurricane victims. Please write down ‘Charity Fund – Hurricane Victims’ on the envelopes. Please write check payable to ‘CUMC’. Donation will be collected and sent to the UMCOR to help the victims.
  • The Luncheon Fellowship will be today after the 11:30 am Chinese-Speaking Worship Service. Please mark your calendar & plan to stay for the fellowship with your church family.
  • The Finance Committee will meet today at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Mr. Eugene Wong, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Brendan Huang, Mr. Thomas Li, Mrs. Adrienne Lieu, Mr. Joe Yee, Mrs. Junie Collins, Mrs. Kathy Lau and Rev. Ernest Kan.
  • The Membership Committee will meet on 11/5, at 1:00pm in the chapel. Members are Mr. James Huang, Mrs. Betty Chia, Mrs. Fern Lau, Ms. Fung Ling Ho, Mrs. Betty Chu, Mrs. Dianne Wong, Miss Stephanie Tam, Mrs. Ether Huang, Miss Amy Li, Mrs. Donna Yee, and Rev. Ernest Kan.
  • The Mission Committee will host the Harvest Festival on Saturday, 10/28, from 2:00–4:00pm in the Social Hall. Please invite your friends and relatives to join us.
  • We are going to replace our old steel chairs and tables with much lighter ones. You are welcome to take them back home if you want to get some after registering with the Board of Trustees members. After November, we will donate them to our sister United Methodist Church.
  • The Mission Committee invites you to support the ‘Operation Christmas Child’ to pack Christmas presents for the 3rd World children who needs your help. If you have shoeboxes with lids, please bring them to Eugene. Each box requires a $7 shipping charge. If you want to donate the gifts to fill the box or boxes, please give your generous donation to Eugene.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing on the Joint Chinese Thanksgiving Sunday (11/19). The Joint Choir will be conducted by Mrs. Celia Kan. Everyone is welcome. Please join us on every Sunday, starting from 10/8, from 12:30—1:30 pm in the Sanctuary.
  • The National Chinese Caucus will host the 2017 Convocation at the Shepherd of the Hill United Methodist Church in Monterey Park, LA from 11/10-12. The registration form is available in the library. The Chinese Caucus of the Cal-Nev Annual Conference will provide you with the scholarship. For details, please see the flyer in the library. The theme is ‘Vital Congregation: 20 years from Now’. Rev. Ernest Kan is invited to be one of the speakers at the convocation.

Weekly Announcements: October 15th, 2017

  • There will be a prayer meeting after the Chinese worship service every Sunday. If you would like to participate, please gather in the chancel area of the sanctuary. There are yellow prayer request cards at the back of the pew. Please write your prayer request and place it in the offering plate or give it to an usher for the Prayer Team and Pastor. 
  • All committees are reminded to submit a 2018 budget request to the Finance Committee before 10/22 for approval before submit to the Church Council for approval.
  • The Finance Committee will meet on Sunday, 10/22, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Mr. Eugene Wong, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Brendan Huang, Mr. Thomas Li, Mrs. Adrienne Lieu, Mr. Joe Yee, Mrs. Junie Collins, Mrs. Kathy Lau and Rev. Ernest Kan.
  • The Mission Committee will be meeting today, 10/15 at 2:00 in the 4/F.
  • The Luncheon Fellowship will be on 10/22 after the 11:30 am Chinese-Speaking Worship Service. Please mark your calendar & plan to stay for the fellowship with your church family.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing on the Joint Chinese Thanksgiving Sunday (11/19). The Joint Choir will be conducted by Mrs. Celia Kan. Everyone is welcome. Please join us on every Sunday, starting from 10/8, from 12:30—1:30 pm in the Sanctuary.
  • The Mission Committee invites you to support the ‘Operation Christmas Child’ to pack Christmas presents for the 3rd World children who needs your help. If you have shoeboxes with lids, please bring them to Eugene. Each box requires a $7 shipping charge. If you want to donate the gifts to fill the box or boxes, please give your generous donation to Eugene.
  • We are going to replace our old steel chairs and tables with much lighter ones. You are welcome to take them back home if you want to get some after registering with the Board of Trustees members. After November, we will donate them to our sister United Methodist Church.
  • The East Bay Bible Class will be on every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:30 am to noon at Eric & Monica Tran’s house. All are welcome. Next class will be on 10/21 at 10:30am. Please register with them and request for the address.

Weekly Announcements: October 8th, 2017

  • We are collecting donation to support the hurricane victims. Please write down ‘Charity Fund—Hurricane Victims’ on the envelopes. Please write check payable to ‘CUMC’. Donation will then collected and send to the UMCOR to help the victims.
  • Nominating Committee will meet today at 1:00 PM in the 3/F. Members of the committee are Ms. Christie Ng, Mrs. Miranda Wong, Mrs. Donna Yee, Mrs. Gayle Kong, Miss Katrina Sun, Mrs. Holly Yee, Mrs. Dianne Wong, Mr. James Huang, Mrs. Josephine Wong and Rev. Ernest Kan (Chair).
  • The Methodist Fellowship will meet today in the Chapel from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Members please come.
  • The Mission Committee will be meeting on 10/15 from 2:00—4:00 pm in the 4/F.
  • All committees are reminded to submit a 2018 budget request to the Finance Committee before 10/22 for approval before submit to the Church Council for approval.
  • The Finance Committee will meet on Sunday, 10/22, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Mr. Eugene Wong, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Brendan Huang, Mr. Thomas Li, Mrs. Adrienne Lieu, Mr. Joe Yee, Mrs. Junie Collins, Mrs. Kathy Lau and Rev. Ernest Kan.
  • We are going to replace our old steel chairs and tables with much lighter ones. You are welcome to take them back home if you want to get some after register with the Board of Trustees members. After November, we will donate them to our sister United Methodist Church.
  • The Luncheon Fellowship will be on 10/22 after the 11:30 am Chinese-Speaking Worship Service. Please mark your calendar & plan to stay for the fellowship with your church family.
  • The Mission Committee invites you to support the ‘Operation Christmas Child’ to pack Christmas presents for the 3rd World children who needs your help. If you have shoeboxes with lids, please bring them to Eugene. Each box requires a $7 shipping charge. If you want to donate the gifts to fill the box or boxes, please give your generous donation to Eugene.
  • We will have the Joint Choir singing on the Joint Chinese Thanksgiving Sunday (11/19). The Joint Choir will be conducted by Mrs. Celia Kan. Every one is welcome. Please join us on every Sunday, starting from 10/8, from 12:30—1:30 pm in the Sanctuary.
  • The Board of Directors of the Chinese Christian Union will meet at the Chinese Independent Baptist Church on 10/17 at 2:00 PM. Mrs. Betty Chia, Mr. Thomas Xiao and Rev. Ernest Kan are our delegates.

Weekly Announcements: October 1st, 2017

  • We are collecting donations to support the hurricane victims. Please write down ‘Charity Fund—Hurricane Victims’ on the envelopes. Please write check payable to ‘CUMC’. The donation will then collect and send to the UMCOR to help the victims.
  • We will host the Mid-Autumn Festival in our church on 10/1 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. We want to outreach to the community and preach the gospel to them. We will have game booths like, art, ping pong ball in the bucket, rings in the bottle, marble in water with chopsticks, snack & drink, etc. For details and volunteering, please contact Mr. Edward Wong. Please pray and invite your family and friends to come.
  • Nominating Committee will meet on 10/8 at 1:00 PM in the 3/F. Members of the committee are Ms. Christie Ng, Mrs. Miranda Wong, Mrs. Donna Yee, Mrs. Gayle Kong, Miss Katrina Sun, Mrs. Holly Yee, Mrs. Dianne Wong, Mr. James Huang, Mrs. Josephine Wong and Rev. Ernest Kan (Chair).
  • The Methodist Fellowship will meet on 10/8 in the Chapel from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Members, please come.
  • The Mission Committee will be meeting on 10/15 from 2:00—4:00 pm in the 4/F.
  • All committees are reminded to submit a 2018 budget request to the Finance Committee before 10/22 for approval before submitting to the Church Council for approval.
  • The Finance Committee will meet on Sunday, 10/22, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Mr. Eugene Wong, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Brendan Huang, Mr. Thomas Li, Mrs. Adrienne Lieu, Mr. Joe Yee, Mrs. Junie Collins, Mrs. Kathy Lau and Rev. Ernest Kan.

Weekly Announcements: September 24th, 2017

 

  • We would like to thank Mr. Warren Tam for sharing God’s message today. May the Lord reward him.
  • Rev. Ernest Kan is invited to officiate the pastor ordination Service at Toronto Chinese Methodist Church in Canada. Pastor Kan and Mrs. Celia Kan flew to Toronto on Friday and will be back to the Bay Area on Tuesday. May the Lord watch over their trip.
  • We are collecting donations to support the hurricane victims. Please write down ‘Charity Fund—Hurricane Victims’ on the envelopes. Please write check payable to ‘CUMC’. Donation will then collect and send to the UMCOR to help the victims.
  • Nominating Committee will meet on 10/8 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel. Members of the committee are Ms. Christie Ng, Mrs. Miranda Wong, Mrs. Donna Yee, Mrs. Gayle Kong, Miss Katrina Sun, Mrs. Holly Yee, Mrs. Dianne Wong, Mr. James Huang, Mrs. Josephine Wong and Rev. Ernest Kan (Chair).
  • We will host the Mid-Autumn Festival in our church on 10/1 from 1:00 -4:00 pm. We want to outreach to the community and preach the gospel to them. We will have game booths like, art, ping pong ball in the bucket, rings in the bottle, marble in water with chopsticks, snack & drink, etc. For details and volunteering, please contact Mr. Edward Wong. Please pray and invite your family and friends to come.
  • The Methodist Fellowship will meet on 10/8 in the Chapel from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Members, please come.
  • The Finance Committee will meet on Sunday, 10/22, at 1:00 pm. in the chapel. Members are Mr. Eugene Wong, Mr. Edward Wong, Mr. Brendan Huang, Mr. Thomas Li, Mrs. Adrienne Lieu, Mr. Joe Yee, Mrs. Junie Collins, Mrs. Kathy Lau and Rev. Ernest Kan.
  • Co-sponsored by Walgreen & Chinese U.M.C is going to hold the Flu Shot Clinic today, Sep. 24, between 1:00-4:00p.m. in the Social Hall. Please bring your picture ID. If you have any questions, you may ask the pharmacist on duty.

Weekly Announcements: September 17th, 2017

  • The Board of Directors of the Chinese Christian Union will meet at the Independent Baptist Church on September 19, 2017 at 2:00PM. Mrs. Betty Chia, Mr. Thomas Xiao, and Rev. Ernest Kan are our delegates.
  • The 10th Comprehensive Art Class session began on Sept 2, 2017 to December. Class hours are every Saturday from 10:30AM to 12:00PM, total of 12 weeks. Please contact Ernest Huang for more info. 
  • We’ll have our All-Church Luncheon today after the Chinese-Speaking Worship Service at approximately 12:45PM. Please stay for the simple lunch prepared for all and enjoy the fellowship with your church family.
  • We are collecting donations to support the hurricane victims. Please write down “Church Fund – Hurricane Victims” on the envelopes. Please write the check payable to “CUMC. Donations will then be collected and sent to the UMCOR to help the victims. 
  • Nominating Committee will meet on 10/1 at 1:00PM in the Chapel. Members of the committee are Ms. Christie Ng, Mrs. Miranda Wong, Mrs. Donna Yee, Mrs. Gayle Kong, Miss Katrina Sun, Mrs. Holly Yee, Mrs. Dianne Wong, Mr. James Huang, Mrs. Josephine Wong, and Rev. Ernest Kan (Chair).
  • We will host the Mid-Autumn Festival in our church on 10/1 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. We want to outreach to the community and preach the gospel to them. We will have game booths: art, ping pong ball in bucket, rings in bottle, marble in water with chopsticks. We will also have snacks and drinks. For details and volunteering, please contact Mr. Edward Wong. Please pray and invite your family and friends to come.
  • The Methodist Fellowship will meet on 10/8 in the Chapel from 2:00PM to 3:30PM. 
  • There will be free flu shots on September 24th from 1:00PM to 4:00PM at our church.

Taking a Look Back: July BBQ 2017

The post-college group, Corem Deo, has been hosting monthly events for church members to get together and enjoy each others’ company. For the month of July, they organized a July 4th BBQ that included a bunch of food and fun activities. Led by Joshua and Stephanie, they cooked a bunch of hotdogs, burgers, and chili for everyone to enjoy. There was also an intense game of kickball involved! 

If you missed this event, you can check out some of the pictures below taken by Stephen.

Weekly Announcements: June 25th, 2017

  • There will be a prayer meeting at the Chinese worship service every Sunday. If you would like to participate, please gather in the chancel area of the sanctuary. There are yellow prayer request cards at the back of the pew. Please write your prayer request and place it in the offering plate or give it to an usher for the Prayer Team and Pastor.
  • Only July 8th, from 5:30 – 9:00pm, we shall have a Grad Night in honor of Class of 2017. Come and celebrate our graduates this year as they move on to their next phase in life. Please let Joshua Wong know if you are coming by July 1st as we need a headcount for food and seating. Parents of graduates are cordially invited.
  • The Sunday School will have the Promotion Sunday on July 9 at 10:00am at Social Hall. Parents are invited to come and to support your children. We will have the Combined Chinese Sunday Service at 11:00am.
  • The English Missions Committee will meet today at 2:00pm in the 4th floor.
  • The Methodist Fellowship Group will meet today in the Chapel at 2:00pm. Members please come.
  • The Bishop together with her cabinet appointed Rev. Ernest Kan back to our church.
  • As a result of traffic rearrangement caused by the Pride Parade. Ms. Monica Le cannot come to the church to prepare our lunch. Therefore, the Luncheon Fellowship is going to be postponed later. Sorry for the inconvenience.
  • There is a hearing on the opening of medical marijuana outlet (MCD) at 2505 Noriega Street in San Francisco. We have members living in tis area who might be affected by this presence. The Chinese Christian Union has learnt about this issue and would encourage member churches to voice out our view on these. Please use the information inserted in this program to voice your concern.

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