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Chinese New Year 2023
Norwich minister helps mark Chinese New Year 

A Norwich church leader is involved in celebrating Chinese New Year at an national online service on January 22 which represents the voices of many churches across the nation.

 



The service includes contributions from The Tea House, which supports Anglican Chinese heritage clergy across the UK. Usually, the service is from just one church, but this service represents the voices of as many Chinese heritage clergy as possible.

The Church of England’s national online service this weekend (Sunday 22 Jan) marking Chinese New Year. The Revd Tim Yau from St. Peter's Church Cringleford interviews Tom Tai, a member of the congregation, about his recent arrival from the former British colony and about the welcome he’s received from the Church of England. 

The Revd Mark Nam, the Bristol Diocesan Minority Ethnic Vocations Champion, will lead

The Revd Dave Young shares his experience of an ‘English cafe’ run for Hong Kongers in his church in Leeds. 
 
The Lord’s Prayer recited in Cantonese by an ordinand Kenson Li.

Mark Nam's sermon uses the biblical reading of the strangers from the east seeking the birthplace of the Christ child.
 
The contributions from almost a dozen different dioceses were all shot in local churches.
 
The service goes live on the Church of England website at 9am this Sunday.  https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/church-online/weekly-online-services 

Helen Baldry, 19/01/2023

Helen Baldry
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