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The Chinese Grace Mennonite congregation in Vancouver, British Columbia began services in 1981. Daniel Cheung is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by the [[Vancouver Chinese Mennonite Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)|Vancouver Chinese Mennonite Church]], and joined the [[Mennonite Church British Columbia|Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia]] in 1983.
 
The Chinese Grace Mennonite congregation in Vancouver, British Columbia began services in 1981. Daniel Cheung is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by the [[Vancouver Chinese Mennonite Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)|Vancouver Chinese Mennonite Church]], and joined the [[Mennonite Church British Columbia|Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia]] in 1983.
  
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Contents

The Chinese Grace Mennonite congregation in Vancouver, British Columbia began services in 1981. Daniel Cheung is considered the founding leader of the group. The congregation originated through outreach by the Vancouver Chinese Mennonite Church, and joined the Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia in 1983.

In 2012 Samson Lo was the lead pastor for Chinese Grace, which had worshipers ranging from teenagers to seniors in their eighties. Both Cantonese and English services are held, the English service having begun in fall 2001. The English service is contemporary in style, with the Chinese more traditional.

Programs over the years have included English classes, community outreach, a seniors’ ministry, and the Awana children’s ministry.

Bibliography

Lehn, Cornelia. Frontier Challenge: A Story of the Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia. Clearbrook, BC: The Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia, 1990: 139.

Mennonite Reporter (4 March 1985): 16.

Additional Information

Address: 1720 Graveley St., Vancouver, BC  V5L 3B1

Phone: 604-254-2772

Denominational Affiliations:

Mennonite Church British Columbia (1983-present)

Mennonite Church Canada

Chinese Grace Mennonite Church Leading Ministers

Minister Years
Daniel Cheung 1981- 2002
Samson Lo 2003-2012
Silas Chung 2012-present

Chinese Grace Mennonite Church Membership

Year Members
2000 48
2003 55
2006 70
2010 70


Author(s) Marlene Epp
Amy Dueckman
Date Published March 2013


Cite This Article

MLA style

Epp, Marlene and Amy Dueckman. "Chinese Grace Mennonite Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. March 2013. Web. 28 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Chinese_Grace_Mennonite_Church_(Vancouver,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=103778.

APA style

Epp, Marlene and Amy Dueckman. (March 2013). Chinese Grace Mennonite Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Chinese_Grace_Mennonite_Church_(Vancouver,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=103778.




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