God willing, on December 2, 2017, the Right Reverend Stephen Leung will ordain Rev. Allan Tan to the priesthood, and Mr. John Ngai to the diaconate (transitional). More details of the service will be forthcoming. Bishop Stephen would ask for your prayers for Allan+ and John for God’s special grace upon them and their family during this time of preparation.
Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” (Mt.9:37-38)
AMMiC will be hosting two events in the month of September, a mini-conference from September 19-21, 2017 (Tuesday to Thursday) and the 7th Annual thanksgiving and fundraising dinner. Both events will be held at the Anglican Network Church of the Good Shepherd Vancouver. Click more for details.
The 2017 Anglican Church in North America Provincial Assembly, with the theme of Mission On Our Doorstep, is an opportunity for everyone across the continent to gather and be united “as church”. As part of the Assembly, there will be many different workshops, networking events, and sub-conferences. AMMiC will be leading a sub-conference on Asian and Multicultural Ministries. The presentation team, led by Bishop Stephen Leung, will share the experience of ministering to Asian immigrants in North America.
“After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, ‘Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!’” (Rev.7:9-10 ESV)
In this day and age, with so many nations becoming our next door neighbours, the vision revealed to the Apostle John at Patmos has become an imminent reality. How can the Anglican Church in North America grow strong multi-ethnic ministries that are engaging and relevant to immigrants and their families? What examples are there to sparkle our imagination and creativity in ministry?
The Rt. Rev. Stephen Leung has announced that Allan Tan will be ordained to the diaconate (transitional) at 3 pm on Saturday December 17, 2016. The service will be held at the Anglican Network Church of the Good Shepherd (Vancouver) with Bishop Stephen as Officiant while the Preacher will be The Rev. Sean Love, Rector of St. John’s Richmond Anglican Church.
Allan currently serves as a Artizo Ministry Intern at St. John’s Richmond. Following his ordination, Allan will serve as the assistant curate at Good Shepherd (Vancouver). Please continue to remember Allan in your prayers.
Bishop Stephen has announced that, God willing, the Reverend Christopher Owen Ley will be ordained a Presbyter in the Church of God at 2:30 pm on Sunday August 21st, 2016.
The ordination service will be held at Anglican Network Church of Good Shepherd Vancouver, 189 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver, BC.
All are invited to attend this service.
Clergy are asked to be present to witness the signing of the Oaths and Declarations at 2:00 pm and to robe for the service; colour is red.
Following his ordination, Chris+ will continue to serve as Curate at St. Matthias and St. Luke Church (Vancouver). Please keep Chris+, Melissa and Hudson in your prayers.
REGISTRATION FEES ARE NOW $65 UNTIL THE FINAL DEADLINE
“Honouring Your Parents: God’s Word, Cultural Heritage, and Christian Community” is the 4th Two Generations Conference organized by AMMiC on September 30-October 1, 2016. The goal of the conference is to continue the dialogue between first, second and inter-generational immigrants that builds on a deeper understanding and open dialogue among church leadership of different generations and multi-ethnic composition.
The conference will examine “Honouring Your Parents” in three segments:
- Biblical Exposition from the Old and New Testaments by The Rev. Dr. David Pao.
- Exploration of Chinese cultural heritage of honouring your parents by The Rev. Dr. Pakon Chan
- Local context of what pastors and lay leaders from different generations have observed and look forward to resolve.
Please check the conference page for more information and the registration form. Don’t be late to register, REGISTRATION FEES ARE NOW $65 UNTIL THE FINAL DEADLINE.
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God’s Word Written is a two-in-one conference designed to grow in us a deep confidence in the Bible and a clear understanding of what the Bible teaches about itself as God’s word written. The Conference is for all Preachers, Bible Teachers, Small Group Leaders, Youth Ministers, Children Ministers, Pastoral Care Workers and anyone interested in understanding why we can be confident in God’s Word Written. Continue reading
AMMiC’s new display viewed for the first time at 2016 New Wineskins Conference.
For the past two and a half days (April 6-9, 2016), Bishop Stephen Leung, The Rev. Shihoko Warren (Church of All Nations), Ministry Coordinator Nona Leung, and Webmaster Alvin Ng have been attending the New Wineskins Conference in North Carolina. Continue reading
The Most Reverend Datuk Ng Moon Hing, Bishop of West Malaysia, installed as the 5th Archbishop and Primate of the Province of South East Asia
On February 22, 2016, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kuala Lumpur, the Most Rev. Datuk Ng Moon Hing, Bishop of West Malaysia, was installed as the fifth Archbishop and Primate of the Province of South East Asia. The service was attended by joyous congregants from around the Province, visiting archbishops and bishops from the global Anglican Communion, as well as ecumenical representatives. Bishop Stephen Leung was among the invited guests. He also represented our Archbishop Foley Beach to read the letter of greeting and present gifts to the new Archbishop at the banquet. Both AMMiC and ACNA have a longstanding partnership with dioceses in the Province of SE Asia for missions and gospel outreach. Pray that this partnership will continue to grow to the glory of God.
Missions Fest Vancouver Article
Missions Fest Vancouver and AMMiC come together for fellowship and sharing about multiculturalism. Check out the article on the Missions Fest Vancouver website: http://www.missionsfestvancouver.ca/2015/12/experiential-wisdom-around-multiculturalism/.