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Source: D. Giesbrecht'']]    In 1995, South Vancouver Pacific Grace [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] (MB) Church was established on East 50th Ave. in Vancouver as a branch congregation of [[Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)|Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren Church]]. At first, the church was under the leadership of Pacific Grace senior pastor David Chan and Owen Leung and was known as Pacific Grace Chinese Church (South Side). In 1996, Patrick Fung joined the staff as associate pastor, and the church became independent of the mother church. In July 1998, Owen Leung left to serve in another Chinese church in Surrey, but Valerie Yiu came as pastor for the children’s ministry. In 1999, Patrick Fung was named senior pastor, and in June 2000 Marcus Tso joined the staff as English pastor, to serve the younger generation. Tso served until 2003. In July 2005 Patrick Fung was sent out to plant a new church, Richmond Pacific Grace MB Church, and Matthew Sin became senior pastor at the beginning of 2006.
 
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'']]    In 1995, South Vancouver Pacific Grace [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] (MB) Church was established on East 50th Ave. in Vancouver as a branch congregation of [[Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)|Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren Church]]. At first, the church was under the leadership of Pacific Grace senior pastor David Chan and Owen Leung and was known as Pacific Grace Chinese Church (South Side). In 1996, Patrick Fung joined the staff as associate pastor, and the church became independent of the mother church. In July 1998, Owen Leung left to serve in another Chinese church in Surrey, but Valerie Yiu came as pastor for the children’s ministry. In 1999, Patrick Fung was named senior pastor, and in June 2000 Marcus Tso joined the staff as English pastor, to serve the younger generation. Tso served until 2003. In July 2005 Patrick Fung was sent out to plant a new church, Richmond Pacific Grace MB Church, and Matthew Sin became senior pastor at the beginning of 2006.
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The language of worship is Cantonese and English.
 
The language of worship is Cantonese and English.

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South Vancouver Pacific Grace MB Church Source: D. Giesbrecht
In 1995, South Vancouver Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren (MB) Church was established on East 50th Ave. in Vancouver as a branch congregation of Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren Church. At first, the church was under the leadership of Pacific Grace senior pastor David Chan and Owen Leung and was known as Pacific Grace Chinese Church (South Side). In 1996, Patrick Fung joined the staff as associate pastor, and the church became independent of the mother church. In July 1998, Owen Leung left to serve in another Chinese church in Surrey, but Valerie Yiu came as pastor for the children’s ministry. In 1999, Patrick Fung was named senior pastor, and in June 2000 Marcus Tso joined the staff as English pastor, to serve the younger generation. Tso served until 2003. In July 2005 Patrick Fung was sent out to plant a new church, Richmond Pacific Grace MB Church, and Matthew Sin became senior pastor at the beginning of 2006.

The language of worship is Cantonese and English.

Bibliography

"We Are in the Same Family." Mennonite Brethren Herald (November 9, 2001). http://old.mbherald.com/40-21/family.html (accessed 19 May 2008).

Additional Information

Address: 611 East 50th Ave., Vancouver, BC  V5X 1A9

Phone: 604-325-5300

Website: http://web.mac.com/ong.elias/SVPGMBC/Welcome.html

Denominational Affiliations:

British Columbia Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1998-present)

Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (1998-present)

General Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches of North America (1998-2003)

South Vancouver Pacific Grace Church Leading Ministers

Minister Years
Owen Leung 1995-1998
Patrick Fung 1999-2005
Matthew Sin 2006-present

South Vancouver Pacific Grace Church Membership

Year Members
2001 290
2004 238
2010 307


Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published November 2010


Cite This Article

MLA style

Thiessen, Richard D. "South Vancouver Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. November 2010. Web. 23 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=South_Vancouver_Pacific_Grace_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Vancouver,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=93611.

APA style

Thiessen, Richard D. (November 2010). South Vancouver Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren Church (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=South_Vancouver_Pacific_Grace_Mennonite_Brethren_Church_(Vancouver,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=93611.




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