Weekly fellowship


The Church in Irvine will resume its Truth Pursuit starting March 10, 2024 with the Life-Study of Zechariah (messages 1 and 2).

Since starting the Truth Pursuit program in March 2005, the church has covered 1,623 Life-Study messages at a relatively modest pace of 2 messages per week! Anyone following this program would have now read 81.8% of the 1,984 total messages in the Life-Studies, including both Old Testament and New Testament. At this pace, we will complete the Life-Studies in their entirety by sometime in 2026!
Reading two messages of the Life-Studies a week is very feasible. For instance, the Life-Study of Zechariah has 97 pages broken up into 15 chapters. This translates to slightly more than 2 pages of Life-Studies daily (assuming you read 6 days a week). Depending on the pace of reading, this could take roughly 5 minutes of your time each day.

Additionally, in order to assist your digestion of the Life-Study messages, the church can send you emails each week with study questions to direct your considerations for each Life-Study message. If you do not receive these emails currently, you are welcome to join the church’s email distribution list by clicking HERE and signing up to receive these emails.

Given the reasonableness of following the church’s truth pursuit schedule, we encourage all the saints to join in this corporate pursuit of the truth in the ministry together as we all seek to arrive at the oneness of the faith and of the full knowledge of the Son of God, at a full-grown man, at the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ! (Eph. 4:13)

We have resumed the bi-weekly working saints fellowship with Brother Minoru. The next meeting is Thursday, April 4, from 8:00 - 8:30p.m. over Zoom. We hope as many as are able to could attend this time.

May the Lord in 2024 continue to bring us more into His burden for shepherding others!

Please see below for the meeting information:


Meeting ID: 840 2985 9454

Passcode: amen

Recordings of past meetings can be found on the Church in Irvine's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheChurchinIrvine

Heb. 10:25 Not abandoning our own assembling together, as the custom with some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more as you see the day drawing near.

We would like to put together care packages for all the Irvine-sent and Irvine-related trainees. This time, we would like to encourage the small groups to put together some items—either a little something for all the trainees or something for the trainees your group is more related to.

The following is a list of items that trainees often enjoy receiving*:

  • Highlighters (wet & dry)
  • Pens
  • Post-it notes
  • Starbucks,Target, Amazon, DoorDash, Postmates gift cards
  • Coffee or coffee gift cards
  • Instant coffee packets
  • Snacks
  • Candy
  • Mints
  • Cough drops
  • Emergen-C packets
  • Tide-to-go pens
  • Small tissue packets
  • Hair ties (for sisters)
  • Travel-size lotion/Hand Sanitizer
  • Notes/cards of encouragement and enjoyment

*Please do not contribute items that need refrigeration or large household items; and personal hygiene items should be kept to the items above. 

Please contact either Shannon Wong (562-458-5946) or Ann Wong (925-428-3303), latest by Sunday, April 7th at 2pm.

Thank you for participating in the care and shepherding of these trainees!

Below are the names of the trainees who are sent from or related to Irvine:

  • 1st term: Ryan Wang, Chloe MacVicar, Joy Chen, Daniela Lin, Angela Chen, James Asturias
  • 2nd term: Sophia James, Tyler Ferraro, Anna Tatum, Nancy Zhai, Bill Tang, George Tang, Priscilla Cho
  • 3rd term: Sharon Shaw, Joyce Hsu, John Guo
  • 4th term: Yi-Lin Jang, Kirsten Choi, Kevin Kuo, Andy Nguyen, Anna Ghotbi, Noah Ghotbi, Caleb Brown

Offerings to the church in Irvine can now be made via Zelle.

The church’s Zelle account is: Zelle@churchinirvine.org

The benefit of making offerings by Zelle is that there are no transaction fees charged to the church. If the offering is for a particular matter please designate that in the memo field.

If your Zelle limit is below the offering amount you would like to give, it is often possible to raise that limit by requesting that your bank increase your transaction limit.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For those already using Zelle related to other matters (e.g., paying rent for corporate housing), you should continue using the same Zelle address as before.

For any questions please email offering@churchinirvine.org. (Note: Do not Zelle funds to this email address)

Events and Registration:

Registration is now open for the 2024 July semiannual training which will be held in-person for both the
Live Training at Anaheim and the Webcast of the Live stream in Irvine for English, Chinese and Korean


  • Live Training at Ministry Conference Center, 2431 W. La Palma Ave., Anaheim, CA
  • Webcast/Video Training in Irvine at Hall 1, 4252 Irvine Center Drive:
    • English – Main Hall (Foyer/Courtyard side A)
    • Chinese – Main Hall (Main entrance/Culver side B)
    • Korean – Multi-Purpose Room

Dates: Monday, July 1, 4:00pm—Saturday, July 6, 9:30pm (4:00pm and 7:30pm daily)

Registration Donation:

  • Live Training in Anaheim: $210 per seat (Outline book included)
  • Webcast in Irvine: $135 per seat (Outline book included)

LAST DAY to register: April 28, 2024

  • No additions after due date for the Live Training in Anaheim.
  • Webcast late fee of $25 may apply.

Please read and review the following important items as reminders and updates to the registration:

  • There should be one account login per registration.
  • Full-time means you intend to attend all the meetings.
  • NEW: Part-time (Live or Video) means you will attend the meetings which you have selected to attend
    based on your schedule. You can only be marked excused or absent from the meetings you selected.
    You are allowed to attend any of the unselected meeting(s). The new registration forms will list
    the meetings to be selected when the part-time option is selected.
  • Full-time shared seat: A part-time shared seat is not allowed. Any shared seat must be occupied Full-
    Time. Therefore, it may be a better option to register for two part-time seats for flexibility rather than
    trying to fill a full-time shared seat.
  • Live Training Registration:
    • You must complete all 3 steps outlined by the first form to be completely registered.
    • There must be a corresponding registration for both the Irvine registration form and the LSM form.
      The leading brothers will review and approve the list of registrants attending the Live training.
    • Age restriction: All those who participate in the semiannual trainings must now be 18 years old and over (at the time the training begins), without exception. This would apply to registrants for the live trainings in Anaheim and for all the video trainings.

Login at churchinirvine.org. (If you need an account, register at churchinirvine.org/register)

  • Go to "My Account" then press "Registration" category button.
    •   →
  • Select +Webcast or +Live registration which are drop-down registration forms: Fill out the form(s) and required fields. Make sure to click "Submit" at the end of the forms to complete your registration.

Receive Email Confirmations (check spam or junk folder if not received in inbox) for confirmation on
your registration and to ensure you are properly registered. For the Live training, you should receive an
email from LSM along with a payment link.

Registration changes or updates: You may return to "My Account" → "Registration" to make updates or
changes to your registration or to submit your donation at a later time. You will notice that the button
has changed to "Update" so you know you have registered properly.

For saints who are unable to login to register, problems or questions regarding registration please
email: training_registration@churchinirvine.org

Registration for this year's Summer Bible Camp is now open! The registration form is available on the SBC website (sbc.churchinirvine.org). The deadline to register is Lord's day, May 5th.

Acts 2:46b, "... and breaking bread from house to house, they partook of their food with exultation and simplicity of heart."

Dear saints,

We are excited to announce a wonderful opportunity to blend with the young people - The Young People's Progressive Dinner. This is one of the most anticipated events of the year during which the young people travel to different homes to progressively enjoy three courses - appetizer, dinner, and dessert. It is a time of blending where the young people and families get to know one another as fellow members of the household of God. We hope you can consider opening your home for this purpose by signing up for either appetizer, dinner, or dessert. Each home will have a choice to host either 10 or 15 people. The proposed schedule for the evening is as follows:

5:30pm-6:15pm     Appetizer in first home

6:30pm-7:30pm     Dinner in second home

7:45pm-8:30pm     Dessert in third home

Please sign up using this link: https://forms.gle/un7FrWV7gHCfgU647

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Charles Lee (626) 371-6227 or Phoebe Jaramillo (818) 481-8319.

Grace be with you,

The YP Serving Ones

We would like to warmly invite the working saints in Irvine to a family-time picnic at the Turtle Rock Community Center on Saturday, April 27 from 11a - 2p. In the midst of busy schedules, we hope this would be a time to gather "with all those" for mutual encouragement, fellowship, and relatedness. Please feel free to also invite gospel friends and neighbors.

Where: Turtle Rock Community Center (1 Sunnyhill, Irvine, CA 92603)
When: Saturday, April 27, 11a - 2p
Who: Working saints and their families, but all saints are welcome to join. Feel free to also invite friends and neighbors.
RSVP: In order to have a headcount for food, please RSVP using this link.

Heb. 10:24-25 And let us consider one another so as to incite one another to love and good works, Not abandoning our own assembling together, as the custom with some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more as you see the day drawing near.

There will be an English-speaking gospel dinner at Hall 1 on Friday, May 17. More details will be given in the upcoming weeks. 

We would like to announce that this year’s International Memorial Day Blending Conference will be held in Bellevue, WA from Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27, 2024. We would like to extend an invitation to all the churches and individuals to participate in this gathering.

Meeting Schedule:
1st meeting: Friday, May 24 ............................7:30 PM
2nd meeting: Saturday, May 25......................10:00 AM
3rd meeting: Saturday, May 25........................7:30 PM
4th meeting: Lord’s Day, May 26 .....................9:30 AM
5th meeting: Lord’s Day, May 26 .....................7:30 PM
6th meeting: Monday, May 27........................10:00 AM

All the meetings will be held at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Grand Ballroom, located at 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, and will be open to the public. There will be translation into Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Portuguese. Some additional languages may also be included. 

A limited number of hotel rooms at the Living Stream Ministry group rate are set aside at the hotels listed below. Saints are encouraged to make their hotel reservations as early as possible in order to get the discounted rate. We would ask the saints to reserve only those rooms that they intend to use and to cancel their reservations as soon as possible if they are unable to attend the conference. Reserved rooms that are released after the cut-off dates listed below will not be available to the saints at the discounted rate.

  • Hyatt Regency Bellevue:
    There is a special group rate of $139.00 USD per night plus tax for single and double occupancy rooms, $164.00 USD per night plus tax for triple occupancy rooms, and $189.00 USD per night plus tax for quadruple occupancy rooms. For room reservations, please call 1-800-233-1234 and request the Living Stream Ministry group rate. To make online reservations at the special group rate, please go to: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/BELLE/G-MDBC
    Reservations must be made on or before May 1, 2024 in order to get this reduced rate. Check-in is 4:00 PM or earlier if rooms are available and check-out is 11:00 AM on May 27, 2024. Late check-out of 2:00 PM may be provided upon request and based on availability.
    Hotel website address: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/washington/hyatt-regency
  • Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown:
    There is a special group rate of $149.00 USD per night plus tax for single, double, triple, and quadruple occupancy rooms. For room reservations, please call 1-800-321-2211 and request the
    Living Stream Ministry group rate. To make online reservations at the special group rate, please go to: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation
    Reservations must be made on or before May 3, 2024 in order to get this reduced rate. Check-in is 3:00 PM or earlier if rooms are available and check-out is 12:00 PM. Hotel website address: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/bvudt-courtyard-seattlebellevue-downtown/overview/
  • Seattle Marriott Bellevue:
    There is a special group rate of $159.00 USD per night plus tax for single, double, triple, and quadruple occupancy rooms. For room reservations, please call 1-800-329-0364 and request the Living Stream Ministry group rate. To make online reservations at the special group rate, please go to: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservationlink.mi?id=1702055597164&key=GRP&app=resvlink
    Reservations must be made on or before April 25, 2024 in order to get this reduced rate. Checkin is 3:00 PM or earlier if rooms are available and check-out is 12:00 PM. Hotel website address: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/seamb-seattle-marriottbellevue/overview/

Care for children from Kindergarten through 6th grade will be provided during the conference meetings at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Please register all children attending the conference online at: 2024 International Memorial Day Blending Conference Childcare Registration.
All childcare registration submissions will receive an email confirmation with additional instructions. Please register all children no later than May 1, 2024.

Conference Webcast:

  • Live Webcast: The in-person meetings of the 2024 International Memorial Day Blending Conference will be streamed live at lsmwebcast.com for those whose time zone permits them to watch the live meetings by webcast.
  • Viewing the messages: Both the live and archived messages of the 2024 International Memorial Day Blending Conference will be available to view at lsmwebcast.com. Both the live and archived messages will be accessible via the “2024 Memorial Day Conf.” button on the webcast menu. The LSM Webcast site, lsmwebcast.com, will not require login credentials to access the site. The archived messages will be available approximately 2-3 hours after the live
    meeting has concluded and will be accessible for free until June 26, 2024, 30 days after the conference. After the 30-day period, all conference messages will be available with a subscription or payment at lsmwebcast.com.

We hope that all the churches and all the saints will prepare for this upcoming time of ministry and fellowship and will sanctify these days for the hearing of faith among us everywhere. Please pray for His blessing upon this conference. May it turn out to be a memorial among us to the shame of God’s enemy and to the glory of God’s grace!

  • There is an opportunity for the saints to apply to participate in one or more of the gospel trips starting in May. 
  • To apply, visit the website below.

(For more information about the gospel trips related to the 2024 Summer Olympics, link to: https://amanatrust.org.uk/page/2024paris)

For all events: Please see calendar here