Word of God is the foundation
Pressing prayer is the engine
Work of the Holy Spirit is essential
"Therefore the people wander like sheep oppressed for lack of a shepherd." Zech. 10:2
Our vision is to plant a healthy growing church to win 140,000 Mandarin lost sheep and lost souls in London for God, and to nurture them to be healthy growing disciples of Jesus Christ.
关于第二代事工，MEC London 的异象是计划将第二代事工拓植为一个国际教会，培育第二代基督徒实践本地跨文化宣教事工，将福音传给本地的英国人以及其他种族。
For the second generation ministry, our vision is leading it into a cross-cultural ministry by planting an international church so the second generation Christians may reach and spread the Gospel to the locals and neighbours.
基于圣经之大使命与大诫命，MEC London 发展了五支柱与四阶段的基督徒生命成长架构，帮助并带领弟兄姐妹一起在健康的环境与文化中均衡的实践与操练，活出大诫命与实行大使命，成为成熟荣耀神的基督门徒，使福音广传！
Based on the Great Commandment and Great Commission from the Bible, MEC London has developed a Christian spiritual growing scheme, Five-Pillar structure and Four-Level growing path, to help everyone practicing and fulfilling God's purpose in our lives, which is to spread the Gospel and to be the salt and light of this world in order to glorify God.
What is the Five-Pillar structure?
每日生活传福音 Tell about Jesus (Evangelism and Mission)
读经祷告得成长 Grow through devotion (Discipleship)
主日敬拜更爱神 Worship God together (Sunday Worship)
周间小组多爱人 Love one another (Small Groups)
爱与成长齐服事 Serve each other (Team Ministry)
What is the Four-Level growing path?
连结 Commit to Church
成长 Grow to Maturity
献上 Dedicate to God
差遣 Send to the World
以下图表即显示 MEC London 的五支柱架构和四阶成长之路配搭之细节。
The Four-Level growth path leads church members to practice the Five-Pillar (tell, grow, worship, love, serve) from a simple to a profound way, so that Christians may grow in a balanced development and become mature and healthy disciples of Christ.
The chart below shows the coordination of MEC London's Five-Pillar structure and Four-Level growth path.
How the Five-Pillar and Four-Level work together to help Christians to grow spiritually?
Joe grew up in a pastor's family. He worked at General Electric (GE) in the USA for 15 years as a lead electrical design engineer and held four industrial patents. While working as an engineer, he also served at Chinese Baptist Church of Greater Hartford in Connecticut for over 10 years. The ministries he had involved including Deacon Board, Mission Committee, Adult Sunday School, Young Professionals Fellowship, Bible Study groups, Worship Team, Choir, and AWANA Children's Ministry.
God called Joe and his wife May into full-time ministry when they joined a short-term mission team to the UK in 2012 and 2013. In 2013 they responded to God’s calling, moved to UK, and joined Chinese Overseas Christian Mission (COCM) as missionaries. At the same year Joe also enrolled in London School of Theology studying Theology and graduated in 2016.
During his 5-year ministry with COCM, his services included preaching and teaching at Chinese churches, coaching and teaching at conferences, pioneering and ministering Chinese student campus fellowships in London, and supporting campus evangelical tours throughout UK.
In 2018, after finishing a service term with COCM, Joe and his wife May followed God’s calling to planting church ministry. In 2019 November they planted Mandarin Evangelical Church London (MEC London) in central London to evangelize and pastor Mandarin-speaking Chinese.
May received her Master of Art in Commercial Design in the USA, and then worked as a graphic and web/media designer for 15 years in Connecticut. During the time she also served at Chinese Baptist Church of Greater Hartford in Connecticut, and she had been leading the worship team for 7 years. In many occasions, she served as a worship leader at Chinese Christian conferences and student evangelical conferences in New England area. She also served in Young Professionals Fellowship, Team Ministry, AWANA Children's Ministry, Children Sunday School, and Choir.
God called May and her husband Joe into full-time ministry when they joined a short-term mission team to the UK in 2012 and 2013. In 2013 they responded to God’s calling, moved to UK, and joined Chinese Overseas Christian Mission (COCM) as missionaries. At the same year she also enrolled in London School of Theology studying Theology and Worship and received the Certificate in 2014.
During her 5-year ministry with COCM, she had been involved in organizing several national Chinese Christian conferences, building the structure, establishing and leading worship teams, pioneering and ministering Chinese student campus fellowships in UCL and LSE, and supporting campus evangelical tours throughout UK.
In 2018, after finishing a service term with COCM, she and her husband Joe followed God’s calling to planting church ministry. In 2019 November they planted Mandarin Evangelical Church London (MEC London) in central London to evangelize and pastor Mandarin-speaking Chinese.
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