Every third Saturday evening from September through May, we host a Friendship Meal at our center from 6:00-8:15 pm.
This is a large gathering of Chinese and American friends, and a free dinner at 6:00 pm with a program for kids and adults. We have a delicious meal prepared for you. We will have music, English discussion groups, and Chinese and Americans sharing about cross cultural topics of interest and Christian views. We have an excellent children's program for all ages. Come to HCC prepared for an excellent time.
To read more about specific months, please go here.
Guest speaker & topics
October: Richard Broadberry
Richard Broadberry has spent many years in Taiwan and Mainland China working in the field of Transfusion Medicine as a Biomedical Scientist. He has published almost 100 articles in that field. In addition, he is co-author of several books detailing how the ancient Chinese worshiped the same God as the ancient Hebrew people. He is married to Maggie and they are proud parents of three beautiful adopted Chinese daughters.
Richard will spend time presenting his research and view on the connection between the most ancient form of the Chinese characters and the early chapters of Genesis.
November: Rob Stadler
Rob Stadler received a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University, an M.S. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Medical Engineering from the Harvard/MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. With 19 years of experience as a scientist in the medical device industry, he has authored 17 peer-reviewed manuscripts, has obtained more than 100 US patents, and his research and innovation have contributed to medical devices that are implanted in over 1 million patients worldwide.
He is author of The Scientific Approach to Evolution which provides a rational new perspective on the evolution debate. Scientific evidence is not all created equally. Some forms of evidence only provide low confidence, while other forms of evidence provide high confidence. Rob Stadler describes a compelling approach to determine the level of confidence and applies it to the commonly cited evidence for evolution. When high-confidence evidence is appropriately prioritized over low-confidence evidence, the result is a new view of eovlution - one that they did not teach you in biology.
Attend HCC's Friendship Meal in September to hear him elaborate on his book, his perspective and grab a signed copy of his book.
December: Joann Pittman
Joann is consultant, trainer, teacher, researcher, and writer who focuses on helping people live well where they don’t belong. In her case, that’s China. She is the author of "Survival Chinese Lessons" and a life-long learner–hopefully of EVERYTHING! Additionally, Joann is an HCC board member who speaks Chinese after living there for nearly 30 years.
Please note: HCC does not necessarily share the view of each guest speaker but desires to provide diverse topics of conversation and discussion so that both Chinese and Americans may grow in knowledge, faith, and culture.