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September 21, 2017

Former PHS Board Director Joan Chen Fong passed away this summer, succumbing to lung cancer after a valiant 45-month battle with the disease.

Ron Fong, in a note sharing word of his wife’s passing with her many friends and family, highlighted Joan’s exceptional bravery, determination, and grace. He asked for others to honor her memory by living “a quintessential life—a model, exemplary life worth imitating.” Friends and family will be remembering Joan Sunday,...

November 18, 2011

From the Executive Director...

Fall is the traditional season of stewardship for churches and many non-profit institutions. Many are familiar with the experience of raising funds for institutions in order to fulfill a particular mission.

A focus only on raising funds misses the point of our Reformed understanding of stewardship. As Reformed Christians, we demonstrate that understanding by giving of our time, our talents, as well as our sacred resources. Too frequently, I suspect, we fail to give thanks for those who have shared their gifts of time and...

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