African Fellowship Sunday Night

You are invited to the monthly African Fellowship. We will gather to connect with God through PRAISE, WORSHIP & PRAYER. It is also an opportunity to connect with one another and be in an atmosphere that is exhorting to one another: not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but…

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New Sermon Series: By Faith

What, exactly, is faith? In our new summer series, let’s journey together as we dive into one chapter of the Bible that is most well-known for faith. Hebrews 11 gives a list of many Old Testament heroes of faith. As we walk through each story one by one, we will be encouraged to grow in…

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The Marriage Course Starts June 11

Whether you’ve been married six months or 40 years, whether you’re in a good place or struggling, The Marriage Course offers practical support to strengthen your relationship. At HIF, we recommend that every married couple do The Marriage Course. This is an all new version of the course, with new material and new topics, so…

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Celebration and Volunteer Sunday June 7

On June 7 we’ll celebrate what God has done through HIF over this past (very unusual!) program year! We’ll also honor our volunteers who have helped glorify God among the nations through Christ-centered Worship, genuine relationships, and transformational outreach. HIF Volunteers: be sure to come to any of the three services on Sunday, June 7…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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New Women’s Bible Study Online

Jesus painted Himself with words that reveal a “picture” of who He is, how He meets our needs, and why we can trust Him enough to follow Him. We are launching new online women’s Bible studies to help HIF women connect with each other and Jesus through the “I am” statements that Jesus made in…

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Join the HIF Family

We invite you to officially join our HIF family here in Hanoi! Especially for those of us that are away from our home country, HIF is a “family away from home.” Become a member as we serve and care for each other and join together on our mission to “be a light to Hanoi and…

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Zoom Prayer Meeting

Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the…

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Easter 2020 Online

This Easter 2020 will be the first global virtual Easter celebration of the risen King! For the first time ever, the churches worldwide have literally no walls to keep the joy indoors. Rather than “come to us” we can go right to their living rooms and spread the Good News! You can help by promoting…

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Good Friday Service

This Friday at 7pm, HIF will observe Good Friday in a traditional Holy Week worship service. This online service reenacts the final days in the life of Jesus, and home communion will be offered. To prepare for our Good Friday online service, have ready: bread and grape juice for communion and a candle and means to…

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