Posts from April 2017

Announcement: 4/30/2017

Our next Special Membership Meeting has been postponed to May, which will take place immediately after the Cantonese Service at around 12:30 pm. The Annual Highway Cleanup is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 6th (weather permitting). You may contact Rev. Nie for more details, or click here http://ecbchurch.org/english/events/highway-cleanup/ This upcoming Wednesday is our…

My Way or God’s Way?

In our adult Sunday school class, we have been doing a survey of the many books of the Bible. Each week, we review many of the important stories from the books being studied and glean truths that we can learn and apply to our lives. This week we looked at Joshua, the great leader who…

Announcement: 4/23/2017

Our next Special Membership Meeting has been postponed to May, which will take place immediately after the Cantonese Service at around 12:30 pm. The dates for MTTP (Make Tax Time Pay) Initiative in 2017 are March 11th and 25th, April 8th, 22nd and 29th (Saturday 9:15am to 1:00pm) For more information or book an appointment…

Christ is Risen, Indeed!

When I was growing up, every year we had to go the cemetery and pay our respects to the ancestors. It was based on the Chinese calendar and almost always ended up around Easter. There we would give an offering of rice, an orange, an apple, a shot of tea and an alcoholic beverage, and…

Who’s in the Crowd?

I spent this past week preparing for our Palm Sunday’s message. Much of my time was spent reading the different gospel accounts in order to get a fresh picture of what was going on that day. Each writer adds different nuances that help us to see the Passover celebration for what it truly was. In…