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April 14, 2013

Westlake Speaker: Russell Fryer Worship leader: Jochen Announcements: Thomas KIDZQUEST: Sunday Morning Leader: Birgit Registration: Jannie Explorers (3-4): Thao Anh, Brittany, Thea Trailblazers (5-7): Kristin, Gokwo, HP Pathfinders (8-10): Cathy, Jonas, To Nhi

MyDinh Speaker: Pastor Nelson Worship leader: Nancy Announcements: Michael KIDZQUEST: Sunday Morning Leader: Lillian Registration: Esther & Yun Ju Worship: Grace Story Teller: Vince Opening Prayer: Caleb Tobias Offering Prayer: Chaira Harder Explorers (3-4): Dennis, Olive, Windy Trailblazers (5-7): Aun & Will Pathfinders (8-10): Lillian & Rose

Prayer Join us for pre-service prayer in the breakout room 45 minutes before the start of service. We would like to pray for you and your concerns. Please do not hesitate to ask someone to pray with you at the front of the auditorium after the worship service. You can also get prayer request cards at the information table and fill out the prayer cards to make your request known. You can drop them in the offering bag or you can email

Celebrating Crosspoint’s new home! In partnership with HIF, Crosspoint was founded just over one year ago as an outreach to our wider community. Until now, Crosspoint and HIF shared office space. With the move to Detech, Crosspoint also needed to move offices. Crosspoint aims to equip and empower you in your personal and work relationships, as well as to provide support during life’s difficulties. Their primary services are currently focused on personal and family counseling and specialized workshops. Currently, Russell Fryer (owner) and Trang Vu are counselors on staff. Below are the services provided by Crosspoint.

health and unique pressures can all impact our emotional health. Crosspoint offers individual counseling for: • • • • •

Depression Anxiety Relational issues Cultural adjustment Other life challenges

Trang Vu, Counselor

Family Counseling

Russell Fryer, Director & Counselor

Couple Counseling Crosspoint utilizes the Gottman Method for couples counseling ( The goal is to:   

Equip each couple with research based skills Give opportunity to apply the skills in a safe environment Apply increasingly at home what is learned

Individual Counseling Living in Hanoi has its joys and stresses. Whether this is your first time living in another country or your 6th country, circumstances,

Pressures from work, school, and relationships can affect family dynamics where a solution may seem illusive. At Crosspoint we work with families to increase: • • •

Understanding Communication Skills Ability to resolve conflicts

Cou n s el in g & Con su lt in g Ser v ice s Apt. 1001 - Packexim Building 49 Alley 15 An Duong Vuong Phone: 04-37586819


Year-End Offering Goal: $315,000

Month-to-date (April 2013):

For overseas transfers: USA: Send checks to: Elim Fellowship, 1703 Dalton Road, Lima, NY 144850857. Include a note: “Preferred for Hanoi International Fellowship”. EUROPE: Wire transfer to Stichting Hart voor de Oogst, Fonteinkruid 23, 2631 DT Nootdorp, Netherlands; Postbank Account number: 2768804; IBAN: NL53 INGB 0002 7688 04; BIC: INGBNL2A. Please specify: “Hanoi International Fellowship”. ONLINE: Go to, click on “Make a Donation,” choose “Online – EFT or Credit Card” and select “Missions Support.” On the gift form, fill out “Hanoi International Fellowship” for the International Project Name. LOCAL TRANSFERS: email for banking details.

Thank you so much for your ongoing contributions! We hope to reach our goal in the remaining weeks of the month of April. Our year-end goal is $315,000, and we have $ 46,220 to complete until the end of this month. Meeting schedules at Detech

Two (2) Life Groups at Westlake

14 April – First service for My Dinh Congregation at Detech; Westlake meets at the Hanoi Club

WHAT: Life Shapes WHEN: Wednesdays @ 7pm WHERE: No. 2 Alley 28, Tay Ho HOST: Russ & Ana Berkoben LEADER: Russ & Manuel CONTACT:

27 April – Saturday, Open House at Detech. 19 May – Vision Sunday, two services in the morning: first service at 9:00am and the second service at 11am. It will be a combined service at the HIF Center at Detech for both congregations; there will be another service in the evening at 7:00pm for the Global Day of Prayer.

BUILDING FUND: For overseas transfers please indicate “HIF Building Fund” to designate for the building project.

City Partnerships

Contact PASTORS: Jacob Bloemberg, 0913369114 Nelson Annan, 01228866511 Jinggoy Caballero, 01204071617 ELDERS: Thomas Schmidt, Jim Owen, Michael Harder, Jimmy Cheung, Vince Roberts OFFICE: Manager: Marian Tabjan Open: Tue-Fri 9am to 5pm Address: 5 Lane 322, Lac Long Phone: 04.3758.1483; Email:

WHAT: Parenting Life Group WHAT: Open to parents with children between ages of 11-18 WHEN: Fridays from 6:30pm-9:00pm WHERE: 15 Lane B, 275 AuCo, TayHo HOST&LEADER: Xavier Tomsej CONTACT:

Love & Respect Marriage Seminar This will begin on April 25 and will run for eight (8) Thursdays. This marriage seminar will be led by Ptr. Nelson and Jan Annan. With video teaching from Emerson Eggerichs, author of the million seller, "Love and Respect", the seminar will start at 7:15pm and will be held at the meeting room of the new HIF Center at the Detech Tower- 17th floor No. 8, Ton That Tuyet Street, My Dinh. The seminar is free but we will accept donations to help cover for refreshments. For more information or to register, email Ptr. Nelson at

Team Members Needed! The City Partnerships ministry is responsible for connecting HIF with service opportunities and charitable projects in the city. HIF gives 10% of our offerings to ministries and charities in Hanoi and elsewhere. As a team member, you would help arrange monthly “spotlight” presentations during services, meet NGO leaders to explore needs in the city, and organize outreach activities/trips. If you are interested, please contact Pastor Jinggoy, at

Do you have ideas to support the Love Hanoi Project? You can email for inputs or let us know about current or potential projects where HIF can participate.