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WELCOME: to a Cantonese / English Christian Family  - 歡迎來到粵語/英語的基督徒家庭

First United Methodist Church of
San Gabriel

聖蓋博第一衛理公會

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You are welcome to join us this Sunday
歡迎您們來參加主日崇拜
No need to be lonely any more.

我們一起同來崇拜

We're growing again after the Pandemic.
疫情之後我們已經恢復實體崇拜並有網上直播

Sunday worship at 10:00am (English) & 11:30am (Cantonese)
主日上午 10:00 (英語) 及 11:30 (粤語) 崇拜
ALSO: Live streamed HERE on Facebook 
and also on: 
粵語崇拜在YouTube 網上直播
YouTube: http://bit.ly/praisegabriel

 

During Worship: please observe Covid precautions

of Masking, Social Distancing, Vaccinations and Washing.

崇拜期間:請遵守戴口罩、保持社交距離及防疫清洗措施。


201 N San Gabriel Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91775   (626) 286-3111


Free Parking available on the corner of

San Gabriel Boulevard and Elm Avenue

聖蓋博第一衛理公會有提供免費停車場

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Rev Kingdom
Money Management

Our "Caring Love" Projects

The Heifter Project

&

The CWS Blanket 

Project 

YOU can help!!!

 

(Check them out today!)

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The Heifer Project

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WE INVITE YOU
to JOIN WITH US!

We are a Warm Friendly Christ-Centered Multicultural Community,

working together to grow spiritually, in service to God and

 to all our neighbors around the world

聖蓋博第一衛理公會的使命,是要藉著使人作耶穌基督的門徒來讓世界得轉變。

透過我們禱告、敬拜、證道、教育並社區外展的工作,來踐行聖靈所默示上帝的話語。

Our Vision is Spiritual Growth of each participant

 through Prayer, Preaching, Teaching and Study,

and by Reaching Out in Love, Compassion and Service.

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WORSHIP & CULTURE

   We are a Multicultural church that has English & Cantonese Chinese services.

   Our English services include people from the Philippines, Korea, Japan, Mexico and the United States. 

   In each service there is inspiring music, God's word, prayer and an encounter with Jesus Christ.

    Join us in a journey to discover Jesus the Christ and change in the world that his Holy Spirit brings. 

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CHURCH GROUPS

   In order to maximize our friendship and support of one another, we a "Small Group" Church.  

   Everyone is encouraged to be part of our Study, Missions and Ministry in a small group of 8-14 people.

   This maximizes our relationships while working together for the greater good of God's will. 

   Our Small Groups include:  wonderful Choirs and a Praise Band, study of the Bible and Life Topics groups, Mission groups and Fellowship groups. 

   Our Children's groups include: Sunday School, Children's Choir Vacation Bible School in the Summer and Picnics/Parties   throughout the year.

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...AND MORE

   As we gradually move out of the Covid Epidemic, we are taking care to remain a safe and healthy place for all our participants.

   We are especially careful about the elders of our congrgation.

   Our  various programs from Boy/Girl Scouts to Mission retreats every year are in the planning stage and soon to be rescheduled.

     We are especially looking forward to our retreats and camps where we gather, spend time in nature and other settings, and devote some time to pure worship, centering prayer, inspiration and dedication to God

No upcoming events at the moment

Thank God for Our Pastors

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Rev. Dr. John Wang

Initially, Rev. Wang trained to be a small animal veterinarian in Taiwan.  He was licensed in Taiwan after completing his Dr. of Veterinary Medicine. This led him into a study of Immunology and he earned a PhD from the University of Connecticut (UCONN) Medical School.

 

After he realized that God was calling into “Soul” care and he enrolled in Asbury Theological Seminary where he received a Masters of Divinity.

 

Returning to Southern California, Rev. John was ordained as a full Elder by the Calif-Pacific Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church in 2005 and served four churches: the Blessed Chinese UMC in Rowland Heights, LA Chinese UMC, St. Matthew’s UMC and then Friendly Valley Community UMC near Newhall.  

 

He retired in 2022 after 22 years of active ministry and is currently Pastor Emeritus at the Cornerstone UMC in Placentia. 

 

Rev. John has been married to Ellen Wang for 40 years and they have two sons, Chris and John Mark, who was recently ordained a full UMC elder in the Cal-Pac Annual Conference in 2019.

John writes:

          God bless you and Jesus loves you!

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Rev. Akanesi Tupou, M.Div.

 Malo e lelei and Greetings!

 

Pastor Akanesi Tupou, ("Nesi"), a Tongan-American woman born in Tonga and raised in Hawaii and Southern California. She has been deeply influenced by her upbringing in the United Methodist Church.

Pastor Nesi enjoyed being part of the church handbell choir as well as being an assistant youth director and a member of the UMW(UWiF). These formative experiences have had a profound impact on her spiritual development.

 

Interestingly, despite coming from a family with a long line of ministers, she pursued a career in the airline industry and earned a degree in Criminal Justice aiming at becoming a federal employee. However, as the years passed, Pastor Nesi could no longer ignore God's calling in my life.

Her life experiences and connections with diverse cultures have led her to dedicate herself to making the teachings of the Gospels accessible to all.

Supported by her loving family and guided by the wisdom of her home church and pastor, she enrolled at the Claremont School of Theology (CST) and earned a Master of Divinity from CST in May, 2020, part of the first class to do so online. Her path to ministry has been unexpectedly transformative.

 

As a fifth-generation pastor on her paternal side, and as a sixth-generation on her maternal side, Pastor Nesi made history on her paternal side of the family as the first female pastor.

In all her endeavors, her prayers and aspirations are to serve with unwavering faithfulness and intentionality, embracing and sharing the transformative teachings of the scriptures, guided by the boundless love and grace of God.

From Pastor Nesi:

Ofa atu and God Bless you!