Sydney Chinese church movements – 2012
David Martin began ministry at Hebron Chinese Alliance Church in Westmead in January. He was previously serving part-time at North Side Chinese Alliance Church.
Douglas Fyfe began ministry at NDCCCS in January. He was previously studying at Moore.
Danny Au Yeung began ministry at Crossway Anglican (previously known as St Paul’s Carlingford).
Sarah Cheng began ministry at St Andrew’s Cathedral.
Joshua Guo began part time ministry at Cabramatta Anglican.
Dan Lee began ministry at Rooty Hill Anglican as their Maturity and Ministry pastor.
Nathan Cheung began serving as catechist at St John’s Parramatta in February, as well as Bible college at Moore. He was previously doing a ministry apprenticeship at CABC West Ryde.
Sarah Holder and her husband Darran left ministry at NDCCCS at the end of Feburary. Sarah was their women’s pastor and Darren their student pastor.
Vivian To began a part time position as pastoral assistant at North Side Chinese Alliance Church in February, in addition to continuing her studies at SMBC. She was previously at Gracepoint Lidcombe. In the new year she will be attending EFCA East Lindfield.
Ariel Kurilowicz began ministry at WSCCC in March. He was previously at St Jude’s Carlton.
Al Garlando finished his ministry at Grace CCC Kogarah in April. He has taken up a new position at Marsfield Community Church.
Alec Wallis begins ministry at Grace CCC Sutherland’s English ministry.
Fiona May left her full time role at York Street Anglican.
Nathan Dean began ministry at LIFE church in October.
Andrew Bardsley from Queensland was called to WSCCC in December as part-time youth pastor. He will also be studying at SMBC in the new year.
Gary Koo was appointed rector of Crossway Anglican churches in Carlingford in December.
Vinh Doan leaves Baulkham Hills Chinese Alliance Church (BHCAC) in December. He has been serving there as the English pastor. *
Derek Cheng finishes his studies at SMBC. Derek will be taking up a youth ministry position at CCC in the new year. *
Matt Lim finishes his studies at SMBC. Matt will be doing youth ministry at Marrickville Road Church in the new year.
Jasmine Yong finishes her studies at MTC. Jasmine will be serving at MAAC/NAAC in the new year.
Richard Chiu and Sylvia Yeung finish their studies at SMBC, and Joanne Wong finishes her studies at MTC. They are currently exploring ministry options.
Here are other Chinese ministry moves:
Frankie Law began ministry at WSCCC, Strathfield. He was previously serving at Living Springs EFCA (Kellyville).
Jacob Yung began a full time role at Living Springs EFCA (Kellyville) at the start of 2012. He was previously serving in Tasmania.
David Huynh began ministry at St Jude’s Carlton in Melbourne.
Chris and Grace Lung began ministry in Brisbane Chinese Alliance Church. Grace serves in a part time role. *
Hung Kai Wong served for a while at St Matthew’s West Pennant Hills.
Philip Wong is appointed as Assistant Pastor at North Side Chinese Alliance Church in April. He was previously a student at SMBC and serving as student pastor at North Side. *
South West Chinese Christian Chruch (SWCCC) in Kingsgrove becomes independent of CCC Milson’s Point in July. *
The English congregation North Shore Community Christian Church, which had been using the premises of Gordon Baptist Church, merged with Gordon Baptist Church in July. *
Cam Phong plants a second Vietnamese church at Canley Heights.
[ PS: * denotes additions/modifications. Any other moves you know of? let me know! ]