The Rio and Jubilee

The party is over. The Rio Olympics have concluded. Before the games, there were many concerns; the economic downturn, political scandal, gun violence, environmental concerns, even the Zika virus. Fortunately it ended up being a successful event. It demonstrated that Rio de Janeiro knows how to organize and promote such...

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She’s Gone

“She’s gone, Out of my life. I was wrong, I’m to blame, I was so untrue. I can’t live without her love…” I love the song “She’s Gone” by Steelheart, an American rock band in 90th. I have always loved this song. Recently this song holds a special place in...

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RENEWAL, REVIVAL

I am reading an interesting book called, “10 Prescriptions for a Healthy Church”. The author shares the similarities between the Church of England in Wesley’s day and the UMC in the United States in our day.  Let me share some of them with you. The high economic status of its...

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INTRODUCING the JUBILEE LOGO

I am so excited to present our logo for Jubilee 2016, our big celebration of our faithful ministry of 50 years. The Jubilee team has approved our Jubilee logo at their recent meeting. I have been working to create this logo for several months. But this is a result of...

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We are the Gift

We love Christmas. We love Christmas gifts also. The whole meaning of the Advent Season prior to Christmas is this: a gift from God is on the way. The basic reason we offer Christmas gifts to each other is to honor and reflect the only perfect gift ever offered–the gift...

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Why this Jubilee?

You may think that I am talking about the Jubilee thing again.  Don’t get me wrong.  This is the title of the book that I found for the Advent study. A few weeks ago, I was invited to lead an Advent study for the Women’s corner. While I was looking...

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Super Moon

Last Sunday, September 27th, was a special day.  Pope Francis celebrated Mass with thousands of people in Philadelphia, closing his historic six-day visit to the U.S. But there was one more historical moment on that day. It was not only for the Catholics, Christians or Americans, but for all on...

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Confirm and Leave

We are getting close to the end of the confirmation class.  It was a great journey with our 8 confirmands to learn about our Christian faith, the Trinity, the Way of Salvation, Baptism, Sacrament, The Apostle’s Creed, and other religions. It’s time to confirm their faith in front of church...

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