Dear brothers and sisters:
Peace in the Lord!
In this challenging season, we are praying that the
heavenly peace of our Savior Jesus Christ
would be our comfort and strength.
Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the United States,
especially in the New York area, and the high degree of
uncertainty of the virus, the directors and co-workers of
the New York Summer Conference have decided
to cancel this year’s conference.
If the Lord permits, we will meet again from July 2nd to 5th
(Friday to Monday) in 2021 to gather and fellowship together.
The conference directors and co-workers have made this decision
to comply with the government's recommendations and instructions
to avoid large gatherings of people. More importantly,
we want to respect and protect the physical health and
safety of our brothers and sisters.
When Jesus was on the earth, he taught his disciples,
"God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship Him
in spirit and truth" (John 4:24). We especially encourage
all brothers and sisters, though at home, to continue to worship
the Father and our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Our theme verse for this year is Romans 15:13 - “May the God of hope
fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power
of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”
Just as Apostle Paul prayed this for his brothers and sisters,
it is our prayer that the peace of God which surpasses all understanding
will reign in us, so that we can live out the witness of a
hope-filled life in such a panic-stricken world and that the name of the Lord
will be glorified. We believe that our hope comes from an unchanging Father
who holds all circumstance within His hands.
Though we will not be meeting in person this year,
the English Ministry will plan to host an online event July 4 weekend!
Further details will be announced, so please continue to check the NYSC website
and Facebook page for updates.
May the Lord be with you.
New York Summer Conference Directors and Co-workers