Maranatha Chung preaches in Mandarin (the official language of China) and Cantonese to the Chinese church community and is reaching out into the neighborhood to other Chinese residents.Part of Maranatha’s support comes from Hong Kong, China, and he has an ongoing biblical teaching ministry in Southeast Asia every year.
Additionally, Bergen County is home to an increasing Albanian population, with communities being found in towns including Garfield, Elmwood Park, Hasbrouck Heights, and Fair Lawn.
Since Tenth seeks to support church planters, especially among ethnic groups in the Philadelphia area, we provide support through our outreach budget.
Jason Stryd, who has worked with ethnic Albanians before, and Martin Katro, an Albanian American, lead the Albanian church community.
The Arbëreshe were a group of Albanians who fled to the Kingdom of Naples in the 15th century to avoid invasion by the Ottoman Empire.
This group of Albanians is distinguishable from other Albanian Americans due to their Italianized names, as well as their Albanian Greek Catholic religion.