EQUIP Leadership Development May 30

“Peace is not absence of conflict,” Ronald Reagan once said. “It is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” That is the goal of our next EQUIP workshop, to learn how to resolve conflict by peaceful means. On Saturday, May 30 we are simultaneously re-starting and bringing to year-end close our EQUIP Leadership Development…

So you know: end-of-year plans

We have only a few weeks between being able to meet again in person and the end of the school year, when a lot of people transition either away for the summer or away to their next place of service. Here is what is happening in the upcoming weeks at HIF (God-willing): Communion and Baptism…

Worship Together Guidelines

This week HIF transitions back to gathering for worship on Sunday mornings at Westlake and MyDinh after a nine-week experiment in online worship. We use the word transition, instead of resume, because in many ways what we are returning to this Sunday will be different than the worship services that were suspended two months ago.…

Online Service Continues this Week

We just received a letter last night from the national religious affairs office which states that religious activities can resume again with precautions in place. This means that our regular groups can meet again at Detech and we will also be able to resume worship services. However, it is too late to plan the proper…

Interested in Baptism?

The circumstances of the last few months have caused many things to stop. But, thankfully, God’s work never stops in us and through us! We are excited that our spring baptism will still take place! Has God been growing you over the last 3 months? Is God encouraging you to take the next step in…

Your faithful giving blesses others!

As part of the Biblical mandate to Love One Another, we been helping HIFers who have lost their jobs or have significantly lowered hours, and are facing financial difficulty with rent and in some cases having enough food to be able to eat properly. We have also engaged in some small food outreach within the…

Online Communion Tomorrow

This weekend’s service will include HIF’s first Sunday online Communion. Be prepared to take the Lord’s Supper by having some bread and wine/juice, as Pastor Jacob will ask the Lord’s blessing on them and then together as one church, we will partake in this sacrament. The ward has continued to ban all religious gatherings of…

HIF COVID-19 Relief Efforts

HIF COVID-19 Relief Efforts As we have previously reported, Hanoi International Fellowship (HIF) was blessed with multiple opportunities to love Hanoi through the support of several local hospitals during the height of the COVID-19 outbreaks. When Vietnam closed its borders on March 22, 2020, the government implemented a strict social distancing policy. The following week,…

Your Giving to Hospital #198

Thank you for your giving!! Because of your gifts, last week we delivered115 sets of protective gear, 4000 medical masks and 10L of hand sanitizer totaling 38,000,000 VND to the Emergency Room (A9 Department) at Hospital #198, an army and police hospital 2km from HIF MyDinh. Many thanks to Huong Quan and our CityPartners team…