What's Happening

Island Info: 14 July 2019

Bold Faith; Francis Chan  

Special Items / Events / Outreach / Classes and Support Groups / Service Opportunities


Special Items



Jul22 Women's Bible Study: How Do We Walk the Walk We Talk?
You are surrounded by a world that’s watching you, waiting to see if whatyou say is true – if you really believe what you say and walk the walk you talk. Find out more.

Aug7 An Evening With Francis Chan
We have the privilege of having Francis Chan, who is Founder and Director of Crazy Love Ministry, to be with us at Island ECC on Wednesday, August 7 at 7:30 pm. Find out more.

Aug11 First Step: Rising Preschool-2 Parents Meeting
This orientation meeting is designed for parents with children in our nursery classes who will be turning 2 years old by September. Helpful tips about transitioning your child into our Kids Club Preschool-2 class Find out more.

Sep19 Care Group Connect
Care Group Connect is a fun way for you to join a care group. In this short-term group, you will meet friends and be grouped up with people of similar backgrounds. With our guided materials and support, you will be part of a care group that will continue to meet in the long term. Find out more.



Jul20 Taiwan Mission Trip
For the 7th year, we are serving the aboriginal students by hosting a Vacation Bible School (VBS) at a local school in Jinlun village, Taitung. VBS plays a pivotal role in community transformation. Join us to serve the kids together with the love of Jesus. Find out more.

Jul24 Jeju Mission Trip
This summer, we are reaching out to Korean students at a week-long English Camp through bible classes, cultural activities and more. Find out more.

Jul28 Learn To Pray And Share Christ In Chinese
Ever wished you could bless or pray for someone in Chinese? Join our workshop on how to use the new book Kingdom Speak (found in 1/F Quench), a dictionary of Christian vocabulary, useful expressions and prayers. Find out more.

Aug5 Bible-based Literacy Teacher Training Workshop
Hope of the City is partnering with Bible League International to host a two-day train-the-trainer workshop (taught in Cantonese) from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm for bilingual speakers, Find out more.


Classes and Support Groups

Jul21 Summer Talk: Living in a Multi-Faith World
This is a practical guide to living and working alongside people of different faiths especially in regard to eating together, dress codes, fasts, and festivals, looking at ways to integrate well and with respect without losing integrity. Find out more.

Jul28 Summer Talk: Applying Wisdom to Real Estate Investment
From her considerable experience, Elaine Chow will present practical and useful insights into the meaning of biblical stewardship and finance and how we can apply the principles in our money management and investment approaches. Find out more.

Aug4 Summer Talk: Helper Management Essentials
The dynamics that exist between an employer and their domestic helper can greatly impact the overall peace and harmony of a home. Join Melanie Leung-Shea as she redefines the employer and helper roles, leading to managing our helpers more successfully and smoothly Find out more.

Aug11 Summer Talk: Managing Success
Join Lincoln Venancio in a practical talk directed at understanding how success can be pursued in Hong Kong whilst remaining within the boundaries that God sets. Find out more.

Aug18 Summer Talk: Health, Wellness and Faith
Amidst the wealth of material about health and diets, Leora helps us navigate ways to optimize our health and maintain a Christian perspective in honoring God through caring for our wellbeing. Find out more.

Aug25 Summer Talk: Unspoken Grief
Come join Pastors Rick Bates and Tim LaTour as they discuss the “unspoken grief” that so many of us live with, but never talk about. They will also provide spiritual and practical insights that assist personal and relational well-being. Find out more.


Volunteer Opportunities

Kids Club Summer Volunteers

Join us as a Kids Club Summer Volunteer! If you have a passion for kids and are interested in a short-term commitment over the 8 weeks of July and August, sign up at or drop by our 9/F Welcome Desk. Training Dates: Sunday, 16 June 1:15 pm or Wednesday, 19 June 7:30 pm at 9/F Kids Worship Hall.

Marvel Buddies

We are currently recruiting consistent and caring volunteers to serve in the Marvel Ministry. A Marvel Buddy will be partnered with a child with special needs to offer care, guidance and support as they hear about the love of God at Kids Club. As we grow, we are needing buddies to serve at 9:30 am and 11:30 am. For more information on volunteering contact

Island Youth Volunteers

Small Group is a care group for our teenage students aged, 11-18 years old. Every Friday night, we have dinner, worship, games and bible study. Each small group will have 2 leaders. Being a small group leader is a great opportunity to grow your faith and walk with our next generation. Sign up at

Looking to serve God with your work and be a part of our vibrant, dynamic staff? Click here to view our employment opportunities. 

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