Eastern Hemisphere Department of world Mission (EHDWM)
2014 Annual Meeting in Hong Kong
The 2014 Annual EHDWM Meeting was held in Hong Kong from 1st to 2nd September in the True Jesus Church in Fortress Hill Hong Kong. Altogether 14 elders, deacons and preachers representing the General Assembly and Co-Ordination Board of 10 countries/state and 5 representing the GA/CB Missionary Committees participated in the meeting. The Chairman of IA-Elder TSE attended and EHDWM Director Elder Phoong presided in the meeting. Each GA/CB/ Missionary Committee gave a report of church work being conducted in its country and in newly pioneered region with the aid of power-point presentation. Planning for preachers/deacons allocation for 2015 work in every GA & CB was also carried out. It was also decided that the 2015 EHDWM annual meeting be held in West Malaysia in the month of August.
The CB in Hong Kong was formed in recent years and since its formation, the churches are more cohesive in the conducting of church work. Co-operation between the members from various churches was evident in the logistic work, reception and accommodation arrangement of the host- TJC Hong Kong Co-Ordination Board. The delegates were accommodated in a hotel about ten minutes walk from the TJC Hong Kong, venue of the meeting. Meals were served in the church premises prepared by the brethren from the various churches.
After the EHDWM meeting in Hong Kong, the delegates were brought for a 5-day visit/tour to Guang Zhao and Fu Qing where the TJC is established. The Singapore preachers namely Pr. Peter Shee and Pr. Simon Chin however returned home on 3rd September in time for the SCB Preachers Spiritual Nurture Retreat.