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Planting Roots: Christian Club hosts their second annual Why Jesus? event

Planting Roots: Christian Club hosts their second annual Why Jesus? event

Flora Peng and Tyler Cho

April 28, 2019


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Roots Christian Club hosted their second annual Why Jesus? event from April 8 through April 12, inviting speakers Pastor Brian Hwang and Pastor Yuji Ogura to talk to students of all religious backgrounds  about the basics of the Christian faith. “There are a lot of misconceptions about what Christianity is,...

Roots Christian Club invites guest speaker to prepare for weeklong Why Jesus? event

Roots Christian Club invites guest speaker to prepare for weeklong Why Jesus? event

Tyler Cho and Flora Peng

April 2, 2019


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Pastor Yuji Ogura took out a book and asked people to describe it. Flipping through the pages, he told them to explain what made it different from all the other books they had seen before. He was met with hesitation, students pausing before calling out their thoughts. He called it the Wordless Book: it was bl...

Planting roots: Christian club encouraged to reach out to others

Tyler Cho, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019


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Roots Christian Club members had fellowship with the theme of apologetics for their meeting on March 14. While sharing bags of chips and boxes of cookies, students listened to a sermon on the topic by Home of Christ Church youth pastor Yuji Ogura, who drew inspiration from the passages of Romans 9:6...

Planting Roots: Budding leaves

Planting Roots: Budding leaves

Flora Peng and Tyler Cho

October 24, 2018


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After a slow start to the year, the Roots Christian Club officers held an interest meeting for both new and returning members. They expressed their hopes for the year, including holding extensive outreach programs similar to “Why Jesus," a faith-based event from last year, along with creating a safe...

Planting Roots: Struggling to start anew

Planting Roots: Struggling to start anew

Flora Peng and Tyler Cho

September 27, 2018


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Christian Club officers describe challenges of the year

Root’s Christian Club holds its final meeting of the year

Root’s Christian Club holds its final meeting of the year

Stephanie Lam

May 29, 2017


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he now retiring officers of Roots Christian Club stood at the front of Mrs. Platt’s room May 22, as members both new and old trickled in for the meeting. The waft of pizza in the air made everyone hungry for pizza, but the meeting could not officially start until senior Elliot Ryu, the last absent of...

Roots Christian Club holds club’s first prayer walk

Roots Christian Club holds club’s first prayer walk

Stephanie Lam

April 16, 2017


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oots Christian Club meetings have always been inside history teacher Margaret Platt’s room, C104, Mondays during lunch. However, on Monday, April 2, the members and officers were nowhere to be seen. Instead of having their usual meeting in C104, the Roots Christian Club relocated to one of three locat...

Roots Christian Club attends its first IDC praise night

Roots Christian Club attends its first IDC praise night

Stephanie Lam

December 7, 2016


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t was raining outside the day of IDC praise night. Officers of Roots Christian club sat in front of the Chinese Church in Christ in Cupertino’s doors, anxiously waiting for attendees to show up. Little by little, the attendees trickled in to the auditorium, filling in the rows of seats that faced...

Roots Christian Club introduces accountability groups

Roots Christian Club introduces accountability groups

Elia Chen

October 11, 2014


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t the end of sophomore year, Roots Christian Club officer senior Sonia Lee recalls going through an identity crisis. She began to question what the point of going to school and believing in Christianity was and because of this, she even stopped going going to church and attending Christian Club. ...

Legislative Council approves two new clubs

Legislative Council approves two new clubs

Karen Feng

November 15, 2013


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Council approves club motions Operation Christmas Child, ECSB E-Waste Drive and Typhoon Haiyan Red Cross fundraiser at third meeting. Read More »...

Roots Christian Club hosts guest speaker

Roots Christian Club hosts guest speaker

Athira Penghat

March 18, 2013


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Evangelist Tim Reilly addresses students’ questions about spirituality and the consequences of choosing not to believe in God. Read More »...

Roots Christian Club, CSF hold Operation Christmas Child from Nov. 5 to Nov. 16

Roots Christian Club, CSF hold Operation Christmas Child from Nov. 5 to Nov. 16

Anjali Bhat

November 15, 2012


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MVHS clubs partner with Samaritan’s Purse to organize school’s first gift drive Read More »...