Our Sunday morning service is located in the 2nd floor auditorium of P.S.1 (Public School #1).
8 Henry Street, New York, NY 10038 Directions
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Pastor John Jackson moved to NYC from San Francisco in 2012 with his wife Carolyn. He has a B.B.A. degree in Finance and a Masters of Divinity. Before attending seminary in California, he was a missionary in Sao Paulo, Brazil. After seminary he became the pastor of a church in Chinatown, San Francisco. He was ordained in 2008.
During his free time he enjoys writing music, playing basketball, and spending time with his wife, daughter, and their dog in Central Park.
Currently he serves as the pastor of the English Congregation.
Motto: “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” (James 4:8)
Pastor Vernon was born and raised in the Boston area. Before moving to NYC to serve as pastor at CEMC in 2017, he served in various ministry roles at Boston Chinese Evangelical Church. He received his B.A. in Pure Mathematics from UMass Amherst and his Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
He enjoys spending his free time playing and watching sports, being a foodie, playing guitar and enjoying good music, being in the outdoors, and traveling to different places around the world.
Currently he serves as the Assistant Pastor of the English congregation, overseeing the high school youth ministries.
Motto: “Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ.” (Philippians 1:27a)
Pastor Moses was born in Tianjin, China. He speaks Mandarin, English and can understand Cantonese. Moses is married to Emma and has a daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren who currently live in Maryland.
Upon graduating junior high school he was sent to Inner Mongolia where he labored on farms and in factories. He then studied and graduated from Inner Mongolia Medical College. Pastor Moses stayed on to work after graduation. After 20 years in Inner Mongolia, he transferred to Hainan University where he and his family accepted Christ. There God used him to found a church named Mt Olive.
Pastor Moses continued his seminary study at Global Chinese Bible Institute. After 20 years in Hainan, Pastor Zhang enrolled in Overseas Theological Seminary and Christian Witness Theological Seminary in San Jose, California.
Pastor Moses had served at churches in California.
Currently he serves as the pastor of the Mandarin speaking Congregation at CEMC (since April 2015).
Motto: “May God continually transform us in order that many more can see in us the power and image of Jesus. May the rest of our lives become the help for others.”
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