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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 Matt was born and raised in Lowell Massachusetts. He is passionate about helping people connect intimately with God.
Pastor Matt received his Masters of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary and moved to New York 2021 to serve as the English Pastor at CEMC.
He’s married to his wonderful wife Rebecca and has 3 children. Pastor Matt loves to travel, eat (everything bagels & NY pizza), have deep conversations, and go on fun adventures with his family.
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.”
Pastor Sam Leung was born in Hong Kong. He accepted Christ and was baptized in high school. Upon his
conversion and baptism, he felt called by the Lord to be a missionary overseas and he sensed that the
Lord has put a heavy burden and conviction in his heart for the lost souls and His church. He committed
himself to the Lord for His mission and since then, he knew that the Lord has called him to full time
He received his college education and started serving in an oversea student fellowship as a lay leader in
Australia. While he served in Australia, he found the joy in seeing how God touched people’s hearts and
how He changed people’s lives. The Lord has given him the passion for His church and to spread the
gospel to the lost world. Throughout the years and experiences of different trials in life, he learned that
Christ is his Lord, that he could not do anything by his own strength.
In 2003, Pastor Sam moved to New York. He started his ministry as an administrative assistant in a
church in Brooklyn, New York. In 2008, Pastor Sam received his Master of Divinity at Alliance Theological
Seminary and became the pastor for the English congregation. Later on, Pastor Sam joined a church in
Chinatown, New York as a pastor for the Cantonese congregation and was ordained a several years
Pastor Sam is grateful for God’s calling to be a full-time pastor. He and his family will continue to follow
God and to discern His will in terms of serving His church and living a life that exemplifies Christ’s love.
He will continue to pray that God will continue to use CEMC to make disciples of all nations for their
He loves spending time with his family and the church family.
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans
In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. (Romans 8: 37)
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