Posts from 2017

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Bishop Hagiya’s Message on California Fires in 2017

by Charles Goh

In the following video Bishop Hagiya of the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church urges us to donate to the relief efforts being carried out by UMCOR.  (Click “Watch on Vimeo”)   Bishop Hagiya’s Call to Action for 2017 Fires from Cal-Pac UMC on Vimeo.

E-News for December 28th, 2017

by Charles Goh

Sunday, December 31st – New Year’s Eve morning 9:30 a.m. – Pastor Toné Tosi’s sermon will be “A Lifetime of Faithful Waiting, Rewarded“ using the Scripture Luke 2:22-40. 11:30 a.m. – Vietnamese Worship lead by Rev. Joshua Le. 7:00 p.m. – Vietnamese Worship lead by Rev. Joshua Le.   Coming Events Sunday, January 7th, 10:45 a.m. – United Methodist Men’s Brunchin Acker Hall.  Everyone is […]

Vietnamese Language Christmas Eve Service, 12/17 & English Language Service, 12/24

by Charles Goh

Below is a message from Rev. Dr. Bau Dang spoken in Vietnamese. On December 17th, 7:00 pm, our Vietnamese congregation will celebrate a Vietnamese language Christmas Eve Service, in the Chapel.  On the 24th, there will be no Vietnamese service.  The Vietnamese congregation will join the English language Christmas Eve Service with Family Pageant in […]

Rethink Church Videos: True Meaning of Christmas

by Charles Goh

Rethink Church: True Meaning of Christmas Rethink Church has produced a video series exploring our notions about Christmas as told from the perspective of children.  It’s a happy and informative way to remember the Christmas story and share it with younger folk, to inspire them, and with older folk, to re-inspire them. Here’s the link:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5xtcyoE9kWsONWewHxDGZvV6r2FtR018

E-News for November 30th, 2017

by Charles Goh

Sunday, December 3rd – First Sunday of Advent 9:30 a.m. – Rev. Dr. Bau Dang’s  sermon will be “Please Come Down, Lord” using the Scripture Isaiah 64:1-9. 10:45 a.m. – United Methodist Men’s Brunch in Acker Hall.  Everyone is invited to join them for Brunch after worship for a time of food and fellowship.  $5.00 suggested donation. 11:30 a.m. – Vietnamese Worship in the […]

Order Christmas Poinssettias

by Charles Goh

Don’t forget to order Poinsettias! The deadline is Monday, December 4th. The price is $10.00 per plant. Let’s get a lot of plants out on display! Order forms are available in church, or at the church office. For mail-in orders, download the following PDF ordering form and mail to:  Garden Grove United Methodist Church, 12741 […]

John Gonzales Past Away on November 18th, 2017

by Charles Goh

It is with much sadness that I share the news that my husband, John, passed away yesterday morning. He had suffered a stroke a month ago and fought mightily to overcome it. We are comforted to know that he died during his sleep, with Christ as his protector, and has moved on to see what […]

United Methodists Offering Support for Sutherland Survivors

by Charles Goh

Mark R. Mitchell, lay leader of Flores United Methodist Church and the Las Misiones District of the Rio Texas Conference, has organized local professionals to offer free help to families affected by the Nov. 5, 2017, massacre at nearby First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Along with grieving, Mitchell — lay leader of nearby […]