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LTC 2021: Hope (re)Imagined

Community Building Track

What kind of community has God called AACF to be? Are we called to fortify ourselves from others and shut out the world? Are we called to dominate the world and condemn its sins? Or are we called to accommodate and blend in with the world? As a Christian community, we have a greater calling. We are called to love as God loved. We have been given a ministry of reconciliation, to reconcile the world to God. In this track we will examine a biblical framework for community. We will build upon that foundation to develop skills to welcome and reach the campus, our mission field.


Track Schedule

SEQUENCE DATE TIME
Session #1 July 13, Tuesday 8:00p - 10:00p
Session #2 July 15, Thursday 8:00p - 10:00p
Session #3 July 20, Tuesday 8:00p - 10:00p
Session #4 July 22, Thursday 8:00p - 10:00p

Track Presenters

Melanie Mar Chow

is a seasoned paid campus minister with AACF. Her current role as Manager of Special Projects has her connecting with student leaders at UC Santa Barbara, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and UC Davis. She also empowers accounting practices for JEMS and AACF. She with her husband Bruce (also a campus minister) value developing community life and have served their church in that area for almost 30 years. Their daughter served four years with AACF and currently is a church youth director. She can't wait for summer to join her family at the Disney parks.

Jon Liu

serves as the AACF Director. He stepped into this role in 2016. Before that he served as a volunteer campus minister at AACF UCSD. At the same time, we worked as a youth pastor and received his M.Div from Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He has a passion and burden to empower people to use their gifts and fulfill their calling. He sees his ministry as leading people into God’s presence so that they can fully experience His love and grace. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Kylie and son, Elijah.