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Welcome to the

Chinese presbyterian Church

雪梨華人長老會

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Come and join us for worship!

來參加我們的敬拜吧!

Considering the health and safety of CPC staff, members and visitors we recommend wearing a mask when indoors and when social distancing is not possible outdoors

考慮到雪梨華人長老會同工、會友和訪客的健康和安全,我們建議在室內和在戶外無法保持社交距離時佩戴口罩

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Welcome to the
歡迎來臨

CHinese Presbyterian Church

雪梨華人長老會

無論您是在尋找一個屬靈的家,路經雪梨(悉尼)或探訪我們,我們都歡迎您來到雪梨華人長老會。

Whether you are looking for a spiritual home, transiting through Sydney, or just visiting, we sincerely welcome you.

regular services

主日崇拜
English worship service
Onsite and online
9:00 am
Mandarin worship service
Onsite and online
9:00 am
Cantonese worship service
Onsite and online
10:30 am
English/Cantonese Worship Service
Onsite
12:00 pm
Evening English worship service
Onsite
4:00 pm

special services

特別聚會
There are no upcoming special services.

Online services

線上崇拜

regular services

主日崇拜
英語崇拜
Onsite and online
9:00 am
國語崇拜
Onsite and online
9:00 am
粵語崇拜
Onsite and online
10:30 am
英粵雙語崇拜
12:00 pm
下午英語崇拜
Onsite
4:00 pm

special services

特別聚會
There are no upcoming special services.

Online services

網上崇拜

About us

認識我們

Chinese
華人

Our congregation is largely ethnic Chinese. However there is a cultural diversity ranging from third generation Australian to those who have newly arrived in Australia. English, Cantonese and Mandarin are used in our church, with English as the common language. Although we are a Chinese Church, we warmly welcome people of all ethnic backgrounds.

我們的會眾大部份都是華人,分別擁有不同的次文化背景。當中有第三代的澳洲移民也有新移民。在教會裡,英語,粵語及華語都並重地使用,而英語則是我們的共通語言。我們歡迎任何種族及文化背景的朋友參與我們的教會。

Presbyterian
長老會

While we are Presbyterian in terms of the governing structure and the Reformed doctrine, we extend fellowship to all who accept the Bible as the Word of God and the highest authority for their beliefs and practices.

我們教會隸屬長老宗。長老宗的特色在於其長老治會的制度及改革宗神學。我們非常樂意與所有接受聖經為神的話語及我們生活的首要標準的基督徒相交。

Church
教會

We are not just a collection of individual or family units participating in some regular activities. We are a community of Christ, and a spiritual family committed to each other, jointly partaking of the Great Commission given by Christ.

我們不僅是一群參與一些常規活動的個人或家庭。我們更是一個屬基督的群體,及一個彼此委身的屬靈大家庭,共同承擔基督賜予的大使命。

OUR  LATEST PASTORAL LETTER
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Pastoral Letter 29th January 2023

Begin this (Chinese) New Year with readiness to advance

“The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in Egypt, “This month (Nisan) is to be for you the first month, the first month of your year…. This is how you are to eat it (the Passover meal): with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet and your staff in your hand. Eat it in haste; it is the Lord’s Passover….”Exodus 12:1-2,11

This passage is about the observance of the first “Passover” just prior to the Israelites’ exodus out of Egypt. The Lord’s command to His people was to consider this time to be a new beginning, the start of a New Year, and this new beginning was to be characterised by a mentality of leaving the life of bondage behind and journeying with hope and expectation towards the Land that God had promised.

As Jewish traditions developed, there are now four beginnings of the Jewish New Year, of which the first of Nisan (March-April of the Gregorian calendar) is one, although the traditional Jewish new year is in September of our calendar. Nisan is also the first month of Spring in Palestine.

There is a Chinese saying that the planning for a year occurs in Spring. The was a similar point in the Lord’s command here. The Jews were to understand that their redemption from slavery in Egypt was the start of a completely new life as if real life started only after God’s redemptive event. It was the first time they had ever lived. In the Spring of this new year, the direction of their lives was set.

The celebration of the Passover consisted of each family slaughtering a lamb without blemish and eating that lamb and unleavened bread in the prescribed manner: “with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet and your staff in your hand. Eat it in haste”, i.e. eat while fully dressed and ready to move forward to leave behind the life of slavery. That bondage was the horrible life to flee from. The cloak tucked into the belt permitted freedom of rapid escape. With sandals worn, with staff in hand, they were able to embark on the exodus at a moment’s notice. They were to head straight towards the freedom and abundance of life in the Promised Land without any hesitation or dilly-dallying. It was such a gracious opportunity from God and such a clear choice to make.

Urgent as it was to leave Egypt, the appropriation of the Passover meal must come first – acknowledging the sacrifice of the lamb without blemish, the foreshadowing of the Saviour Jesus Christ, for the sake of His people’s salvation. It was necessary for them to “eat His flesh” to symbolise their acceptance of His act of grace and their union with Him.

I pray that we would commence this Chinese New Year with the same renewal of commitment to the Lord, the same attitude and hope. Let this year start with a refreshed conviction of the redemptive grace of the Lord in each of our lives. Let us be fully prepared to leave the bondage of sin and the alluring false security of worldly “Egypt”, and single-mindedly head towards the eternal and abundant life in the “Promised Land”. Do not be tempted by worldliness to have second thoughts. Do not dilly-dally, lest the gracious opportunity expires.

Let this be a year of growing faithfulness in discipleship as we head heavenwards.

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(農曆)新一年的開始,為前進準備就緒

耶和華在埃及地曉諭摩西、亞倫說:「你們要以本月為正月,為一年之首 ⋯⋯ 你們吃羊羔當腰間束帶,腳上穿鞋,手中拿杖,趕緊地吃;這是耶和華的逾越節。」出埃及記12章1-2,11節這段經文是關於以色列人離開埃及前遵守第一個的「逾越節」。 耶和華對祂子民的命令是要視這一次為一個新的開始,新一年的開始;而這新的開始之特點是要將奴役生活拋在腦後,帶着一份盼望和期待前往神所承諾賜給他們應許之地的心態。隨着猶太傳統的發展,現在猶太新年有四個開始,其中第一個是尼散月(公曆三月至四月),儘管傳統的猶太新年是在我們曆法的九月。尼散月也是巴勒斯坦春天的第一個月。中國人有句俗語「一年之計在於春」,這跟主在這裏的命令有相似點。猶太人要明白,他們從埃及的奴役中被救贖出來是一個全新生活的開始,就好像真正的生活只有在神的救贖事件之後才開始一樣。這是他們生平的第一次。在這新一年的春天,他們的生活方向已被確定。逾越節的慶祝活動,包括每家宰殺一隻沒有殘疾的羊羔,並按照規定的方式吃羊羔和無酵餅;「吃羊羔當腰間束帶,腳上穿鞋,手中拿杖,趕緊地吃」,即是穿好衣服地吃,隨時準備好繼續前進,擺脫奴隸的生活。那束縛就是他們要逃離那可怕的生活。腰間束帶有助於快速地逃脫。腳上穿鞋和手中拿杖讓他們能在接到通知就立刻起行出埃及。他們當毫不猶豫或磨磨蹭蹭,直奔應許之地的自由和豐盛的生活。這是出於神諸般恩待的機會,也是如此清晰的選擇。儘管離開埃及有多緊迫,逾越節晚餐必須作為首要——要去承認無瑕疵羔羊的犧牲,預表着救主耶穌基督為着祂子民的救恩。他們有必要「吃他的肉」,以像徵他們接受祂恩典的行動並與祂聯合。我禱告我們能同樣的更新委身於主、以同樣的態度和盼望來開始這個農曆新年。讓今年對主在我們每個人生命中救贖之恩典以一個更新的信念開始。讓我們作好充分的準備,離開罪惡的捆綁和世俗的「埃及」所帶來虛假的安全感,一心一意奔向「應許之地」那永恆和豐盛的生命。不要被世俗所誘惑而有別的想法。不要磨磨蹭蹭,免得恩典的機會期滿。讓今年成為我們奔向天路,在門徒訓練的忠心上有所增長的一年。‍

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Rev. Christopher Chan
陳靈光牧師
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Being a large city church, you will find groups and services to cater for all members of the family; a place where children can worship alongside their parents and grand-parents. I look forward to meeting you and your family in person in the near future.

作為一個大型的城市教會,我們有英語、粵語及國語的團契和崇拜,適合各家庭成員。我期待著在不久的將來與您和您的家人見面。

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