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10Jul The Spiritual Life - Resources for Spiritual Formation
For the sermon series Rivers, Island ECC has compiled a collection of resources to assist you in your spiritual life. Thirty-two distinct subject areas are addressed in concise and informative ways. These companion materials for the Sunday sermons are packed with solid biblical foundations and practical applications.  Regardless of where you are in your personal spiritual journey, using these resources will prove to assist you! Find out more.

29Jul Renew Worship Night - On The Horizon
It's been a few years since we last had an opportunity to gather as a church and simply worship God. This tradition dates back nearly 14 years in our church and we are excited to say that Renew Worship Night is back! Something special is On the Horizon. We can't wait to worship God with you. Save the Date, tickets available starting July 11th. Find out more.

 

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Highlights

6Jul Hope of the City Serving Opportunities
Hope of the City has a range of serving opportunities where we, as a church, can put into practice what we've been learning in our One Another sermon series as we love the underprivileged community together. This is a great way for you to get involved, forge new friendships and journey alongside one another. Find out more.

6Jul Men’s Fraternity Summer Tracks
Men’s Fraternity Summer tracks are back! Come and join the community of brothers and learn to stand together and embrace the challenges of life. We are currently offering different discussion tracks, based on materials tailored to common challenges that men face. Find out more.

7Jul Alpha X ShiftU
We are back! Come join this community, meet new people, and explore life's biggest questions together at the upcoming #AlphaXShiftU! This is for university-age young adults who are curious about the Christian faith, or anyone who needs a refresher on foundational topics about life, faith, and God. Find out more.

10Jul Upper Room
Join with us to pray for the city and the church, as we learn about various aspects of prayer and to practice group prayer together. Find out more.

15Jul The Village - Movie Night: I Can Only Imagine
Can God truly change deeply flawed people? Can utterly broken relationships be truly restored? Come and watch this powerful story of Bart Millard, lead singer of MercyMe, to discover the back story of his greatest hit “I Can Only Imagine”. Find out more.

23Jul Prime Time
Our next Prime Time event is a trip to our Hope of the City Centre in SSP to learn more about their ministries, tour their facility and the surrounding community and deliver daily necessities to some of the elderly who live nearby. This is an opportunity not only to serve those who are less fortunate and get to know our amazing Hope staff but to have time to fellowship with others who are in their “prime.” Please register so we can prepare properly. Find out more.

27Aug Pure Fire Conference 2022
Everyone longs for everlasting love, at the Pure Fire conference we’ll encounter God's indestructible love which never fails and we’ll delve deep into the meaning of true intimacy in our relationships with others and how it can be developed with Holy Spirit. Find out more.

 
 

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Classes and Support Groups

6Jul The Book of 1 Corinthians (Women Only)
Why are there divisions within the Church? Why does the Church tolerate sin? Are you experiencing any of these problems which the Corinthian Church did, in your own relationships or in your Church? Then this study may help you to understand better and be an important resource for you. Learn how to pray by knowing God’s mind and will. What does God say about marriage, divorce, remarriage, tongues, prophecy, giving? Paul addresses these issues raised by the Corinthian believers. Find out more.

10Jul Kairos Course 2022
Kairos Course is a 10-week course that helps us to understand God's missions from different perspectives, and more importantly, how we can participate in this great work to fulfill the Great Commission. This interactive course includes worship, prayer sessions for the unreached & persecuted, special activities, and more. Find out more.

10Jul Sexual Integrity 101 (Men)
We all desire sexual integrity, whether it’s for ourselves or for others. But we struggle with knowing where to start. That is why we are running an 8-week course that directly addresses these common struggles in our spiritual walk. Sexual Integrity 101 is for men who desire sexual integrity, whether for themselves or others. Find out more.

11Jul Free From Bondage God's Way (Women Only)
Freedom comes from knowing the truth—and the One who is the Truth. In this study, readers discover the matchless freedom available in Christ, see God's grace, and take up the armor necessary to stand strong and victorious. Find out more.

11Jul Loving God and Others: The Heart of True Faith (Women Only)
This Book is about Jesus’ teaching of love God and others, as the summary of all commandments. The study book asks questions and allows us to find the answers ourselves from the scriptures. We hope joiners can devote time to attend. (whole book may take 15-18 weeks) Every Monday 12:30PM - 2:30PM on Zoom. Find out more.

25Jul Book Study: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
Mere Christianity is considered a significant twentieth-century Christian book that logically explains the Christian belief. In this six-week study, participants will read this timeless book and meet online four times to discuss different sections of the book. Topics include the law of human nature, Christian belief, Christian behavior, and the doctrine of the Trinity. Find out more.

 
 
 

Volunteer Opportunities

Serve @ Island ECC

James 2:22 shares that our faith is made complete by our actions. God designed you with purpose and He has given gifts that He calls you to use to serve others with. For this reason, Island ECC offers you a broad number of opportunities to care for the church, the city and even other nations. You can begin your journey into service to grow your faith and be a light to others by signing up at islandecc.hk/volunteer

Kids Club Volunteers

We need you now more than ever! Kids Club is calling for Small Group Leaders, Family Welcome Team, Worship Leaders, Hosts, Production Crew, and Marvel Buddies. If you want to make a positive lifelong influence on the next generation, this is the place for you!

For more info, please email

 
 

Employment Opportunities

If you are interested, send your CV and cover letter to .

Volunteers Ministry Team Leader

The Volunteer Ministry is looking for a new team leader with a passion to serve God and His church. This ministry sets a warm and friendly environment and welcomes our congregations weekly to experience meaningful and personal worship. They will serve with and lead volunteer teams, assist in the administrative and practical support of the ministry, and provide support for church events. This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, nuanced cultural sensitivities, high flexibility and quick problem-solving in live operating conditions. The candidates should have at least 3 years of experience in customer service or other customers- or client-facing professions. Fluency in English and Cantonese as well as an openness to learning and using new technologies/software are plus. 

Creative Video Producer

If you are passionate about innovative and creative video production that speaks to the heart and communicates truth in profound ways, we would love to hear from you.
This full-time staff position will be responsible for developing Island ECC video content. You will be expected to brainstorm with our creative team and conceptualize new videos. This position requires to perform script-writing, storyboarding, directing, filming and editing to create promotional and creative content. With a focus on Hong Kong and Asia, the candidate should also be conscious of Island ECC's aesthetics/branding. 3+ years of experience and proficiency in video editing software tools required, experience with shoot planning (scouting locations, art direction, scheduling, lighting) a plus.

Youth Ministry - Middle School Leader

We are currently seeking a Middle School Leader who will work with the Youth Team to help provide both ministerial and practical support to the youth of Island ECC, particularly those in Middle School (Grades 7 and 8), and to assist in effectively reaching un-churched and non-Christian youth of Hong Kong. This includes planning services, teaching, and lesson planning for weekly small groups meetings and events, leading youth camps, participating in speaking engagements, and organizing city-wide events with the goal to assimilate the Youth into the church community and outreach around schools in Hong Kong.

This individual is a degree holder, Seminary / Youth Ministry / Youth Work preferred with minimum 1-3 years of relevant working experience. Approachable, high energy, and relevant personability is needed to outreach youth in ways that form disciples of Christ. Culturally literate and open to working with youth and volunteers from different denominational backgrounds. The candidate must be flexible and well-versed in social media communication tools. Fluency in English; Cantonese speaking ability is beneficial.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

We are seeking a CFO who will lead the organisation’s finances with integrity to face the challenges and opportunities of the future.

This high-level leadership position is responsible for the oversight and management of all financial operations. In close cooperation with the Executive Team, the CFO will lead, and support all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to annual budgets, long term objectives planning, financial control and risk management, cash management, reporting and forecasting needs. The CFO position offers major responsibility and influence across our operations, creating a critical platform for further improving Island ECC's financial sustainability.

This individual is a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance holder, MA or MBA in Accounting or Finance preferred. Required 10-15+ years of progressively responsible management experience in accounting/finance preferably including strategy in the non-profit/religious sector. Proven experience with managing staff, outside vendors, budgeting, audits, financial analysis and planning is a must. Prior experience working with a Board of Directors is preferred. Ability to analyse complex financial data, propose viable solutions and design necessary systems. Excellent written, oral presentation and interpersonal skills. English and Cantonese language abilities are required. 

Ministry Support Director

The Ministry Support team is looking for a new team Director with a passion to serve God and His church. The Ministry Support team oversees the administration, logistical operations and facility management for the church and services, ministry events, meetings and other event management.  This position leads a high-performing team, including caretaking staff, to effectively carry out relevant functional support to all ministries and the church leadership.  Also, manage all general and office administration, direct facility renovation, office relocation and facility improvements as well as source vendors for office supplies and facilities, security, health and safety.  They serve with other ministry and volunteer teams, assist in the administration and provide support for church events. This position reports to the Executive Director and requires strong administrative and interpersonal skills, strong planning abilities, and broad organizational skills with the ability to flexibly manage multiple tasks and projects. The candidates should have at least 5 years of experience at supervisory level in handling office administration and facility management. Fluency in English, Cantonese (and Mandarin a plus) as well as an openness to learning and using new technologies. 

Associate Director of Children's Ministry

The children's ministry is looking for a full-time team member who shares a desire to nurture the next generation and develop / implement strategies for whole-family discipleship. This position will assist the team with planning, preparing and organising primary age children curriculum taught on Sundays; advise, lead and train volunteers and empower families through talks and engagement opportunities.  The candidate has at least 3-5 years of relevant experiences working with children in ministry settings or education capacity. An energetic and outgoing personality is needed, a strong communicator with both parents and volunteers is essential, plus excellent attention to details and creativity. English language proficiency is required. Candidates with less experience will be considered at a senior coordinator level. 

Social Services Deputy Director

This position will lead Island ECC's new social services strategy on Hong Kong Island in developing and carrying out social services programs, local outreach efforts and all aspects of activities serving the community. They will work closely with NGOs, schools, local churches, elderly homes and volunteers, serving the community and people in Hong Kong. They will recruit and establish a new team of social workers for Island ECC to deliver social services programs, fundraising and government applications. This person will manage the volunteer database and communicate with volunteers for various programs. This position reports to the Executive Director and requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, organization, high flexibility and time commitment, and a joyful and servant heart. The candidate should have at least 5 years of solid experience at supervisory level in social services, with experience in church ministry and/or volunteer administration preferred. Fluency in English and Cantonese is required, while an openness to learning and using new technologies/software is a plus.   


If you are interested in the above positions, please email Nina Nyhoff at   with your CV and cover letter.

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