EAST Mission Hub Thanksgiving 2021

EAST Thanksgiving 2021 | 4th and 5th June 2021 | 10:00am and 2.30pm daily | Concurrent Online & Onsite

 

EAST welcomes you to our brand new Mission Hub @118 Joo Chiat Road for a time of thanksgiving: worship, testimonies of impact, prayer, and ministry partnership opportunities.

Hear from current students, alumni and faculty about the impact of EAST on their lives and ministry.

The event will be held onsite and online concurrently! BUT those who come to EAST in-person will receive an exclusive gift bag and be given a guided tour of the campus!

There will be a total of four sessions available on 4th and 5th June (Friday and Saturday), 10.00 am – 12.00 pm and 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm daily.

Please register for one of the four sessions and choose your presence as onsite or online accordingly: https://eastthanksgiving21.eventbrite.sg/.

Hurry! Limited seats available for onsite sessions. See you there!

Global Youth Movement 2021 – GKPN


Global Youth Movement 2021 – Global Kingdom Partnership Network (GKPN)

The Global Kingdom Partnership Network – GKPN unites today’s great Christian churches with the goal of reaching the world with the message of God’s love in Jesus.

Youth pastors from these churches came together and created a movement called the Global Youth Movement (GYM) whose mission is to challenge, inspire and connect Christian youth leaders to together reach the world in this generation.

Each continent prepares an event to inspire youth annually and every three years we have the global version of this event. In 2018, GYM had the first version in Guatemala with more than 15,000 young people participating from around the world.

In 2021, the second GYM is on Saturday, 22 May, 2.00 pm – 5.30 pm everywhere! Register for the free and online event at GYM 2021 World.

So far, about 560,000 young people had registered from 40 nations. The theme is on holiness, discipleship and missions.

Rev Edmund Chan has these words of encouragement to the church leaders in Singapore:

There’s presently no representation at all from SINGAPORE. Would you consider having some of your youth leaders or young people register for this global initiative to impact the next generation for Christ? Thanks for your kind consideration.

The speakers for the 2021 global event are:

Pr. Edmund Chan, Covenant Evangelical Free Church (Singapore)
Pr. Joakim Lundqvist, Word of Life Church (Uppsala, Sweden)
Pr. Paulo Mazoni, Central Baptist Church (Bello Horizonte, Brazil)
Pr. Robert Morris, Gateway Church Multicampus (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Pr. Julius Rwotlonyo, Watoto Church (Kampala, Uganda)
Pr. Sergio Hornung, Água Viva (Lima, Peru)

The three plenary sessions reflect the tri-fold theme of Holiness, Discipleship, and Missions. Bethel Music (California, USA), Gateway Worship (Texas, USA), and Watoto Worship (Kampala, Uganda) will lead worship for each of the sessions.

Sources: GYM 2021 World website, GYM GKPN YouTube channel, and email from Rev Edmund Chan.

#GlobalYouthMovement #GYM2021

 

Theology of Missions (Day Course)

Theology of Missions (Online)
IS540, 3 Credits
Thursdays, 9.00 am-12.00 pm

Theological foundations for the global mission of the church to help you unify and integrate a wide range of theological themes in and around the issues of mission. Issues that confront the contemporary missionary will be investigated.

Audit students must read all required readings to maximise the learning experience – textbooks and additional reading materials uploaded on Populi.

(Online courses will have synchronous sessions held only online.)

Raymond Song, PhD, served with Cru for 15 years in the USA and Japan (Tokyo and Osaka), and in pastoral ministry among Korean-American churches for 19 years. He and his wife, Justine Han, also served with the Distance Education program at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (USA). Raymond and Justine are blessed with two adult children.

 

 

This class may be taken for free from tuition fees by audit students under the GLO@EAST promotion (S$40 registration fee payable). Registration deadline is Friday, 9 July 2021.

27th Commencement 2021

The EAST 27th Commencement 2021 magazine is out!

The 27th cohort of graduates went on a migration of EAST campus from Christ Church (2018) through Grace Church (2019) and finally arrived at 118 Joo Chiat Road (2020), dubbed as the EAST Mission Hub. They also underwent unprecedented challenges because of the COVID pandemic (2020-2021) resulting in online-only classes, meetings, and mentoring amidst social distancing and lockdown.
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Partners in Ministry eOpen House

 

EAST Partners-in-Ministry (PIM) Program headed by Mrs Margaret Chan and supported by PIM Faculty like Mrs Agnes Liong, Mrs Yao Eng Meng and Mrs Josephine Li held its inaugural eOpen House on 10 May. A total of 29 participants with past PIM Alumni and potential students were in attendance. The alumni who attended shared how the PIM Program had benefitted them in their lives and ministries. The potential students were able to ask questions in a more intimate setting through 5 breakout sessions in smaller groups over Zoom and find out more details of the PIM Program.

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Malaysian Alumni Experienced Breakthroughs During Pandemic

(L-R) Dr Tan Sin Guan, Seraphines (18), Dr Voon Yee Bin, Zechariah (20), Matthias (23)

Recently, EAST News got in touch with Dr Tan Sin Guan and Dr Voon Yeen Bin who graduated from EAST in 1999 with an MDiv and an MA respectively. They have many sweet memories of EAST. Their eldest son Matthias was even born while they were both here. Matthias learned to walk in the school library at Dorset Road when he accompanied his young parents to EAST. Fast forward to today, Matthias has graduated from Messiah University in the USA and is preparing to enter the workforce. He has a younger brother Zechariah, 20, and sister Seraphines, 18.

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