Gordon & Lee Ann Hwang
Gordon & Lee Ann Hwang

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Evangelism Evangelism
Discipleship Discipleship
Education Education
Gordon and Lee Ann are serving in Yokohama, Japan. Gordon exercises gifts of service and hospitality. He hosts a weekly fellowship meeting in their home. Lee Ann works full-time as an English conversation teacher for junior and senior high students at Soshin Girls’ School. She also has opportunities to make connections with students in two clubs, through the foreign exchange programs, speaking in chapel and with their home-fellowship meetings. Gordon and Lee Ann continue to visit and encourage pastors ministering to survivors of the 2011 earthquake disaster in Tohoku (Northeast Japan).
Projects, Journals & News
Hwangs at Lake Tipsoo, Mt. Rainier | Invitation to a Virtual Visit with the Hwangs

Join us for a virtual visit in the midst of COVID19 travel restrictions! Interested in Japan? Lots of people are! The Short-Term Mission Team is hosting this virtual visit with Gordon and Lee Ann Hwang, IM Global servants in Yokohama, Japan. They have been serving in Japan for the past 15 years. They will give you a taste of their ministry and give you food for thought on what you could do to share your faith with young people in Japan. Join us September 22, 2020 at 1pm(EDT). 

| Our World Mission Conference Live Stream is Now Available!

If you weren’t able to tune in to the IM World Mission Conference (WMC) Live Stream 2020 event in July, you still have the opportunity to watch us! Our WMC video (30 min.) was uploaded to YouTube.

Sunset Mt. Rainier | Monthly Matching Campaign Success! Want to see us in July?

The International Ministries (IM) Monthly Matching campaign was a huge success for us!  The Lord answered our prayers again. Firstly, we are grateful to God and IM staff who worked so faithfully to provide this boost in support. Secondly, twelve people helped us to receive over $800 per month in new or increased pledges toward our ongoing support! May the Lord continue to bless all our supporters in this difficult and challenging time.

| Monthly Matching Giving Campaign 2020: Starting today!

We arrived safely in Seattle, WA on April 29 for our home assignment time this year. We have a new apartment home in Lacey, WA where we can begin our work in saying thanks to our donors and supporting churches. With Covid19 and travel restrictions, our plans are now on hold for visiting. However, we are preparing to do virtual meetings in the near future. Read further for the Monthly Matching Giving Campaign.

| Heart Attack, Healing, and Home!

The chest pain would not stop! I felt the first pain walking from the bus stop toward home. Tired, I briefly rested in the bedroom. However, needing help now, I got out of bed. I barely got out the words, “I am having a heart attack!” before falling on my left shoulder and blacking out briefly.

| Hopevale Martyrs 75th Anniversary: Tragedy to Victory

Our God, who led the Covells to the Philippines, is faithful. This story seems to end in tragedy. But from the blood of the martyrs, CPBC has blossomed to 1000 churches in the Philippines, along with a rebuilt Central Philippine University, Filamer Christian University, Iloilo Mission Hospital, and Capiz Emmanuel Mission Hospital.