The Nanjing Union Theological Seminary dedicated its new chapel along with the celebration of its 65th anniversary on June 6, 2017.
Founded in 1952 and the only national seminary of China, Nanjing Union Theological Seminary has trained more than 2,000 full-time theological graduates, over 200 post-graduates for further pastoral education, and over 6,400 students who attended correspondence courses, from 1981 when it was reopened to 2016. Covering over 200 mu, the seminary has made an effort to continuing chapel construction, opening doctoral specialties, expanding its recruitment numbers, and strengthening its teaching staff in the last two years.
Scene of 65 Anniversary of Nanjing Union Theological Seminary: New chapel of the seminary dedicated.(credit: GospelTimes.cn)
Rev. Chen Yilu, the vice-president of NUTS, addressing on the ceremony. (credit: GospelTimes.cn)
Elder Fu Xianwei, Chairman of National TSPM, addressing in the ceremony.(credit: GospelTimes.cn)
Rev. Chen Bin hosted the Thanksgiving Service during the NUTS event.(credit: GospelTimes.cn)
Rev. Gao Feng, addressing during the NUTS event.(credit: GospelTimes.cn）
Mr. Zhang Yantong, deputy director of the National Religious Affairs Bureau, addressing during the NUTS Event.(credit: GospelTimes.cn)
Paul Kwong, the incumbent Archbishop and Primate of Hong Kong, Bishop of Hong Kong Island and Bishop of Macau, doing the benediction to the event.
Symposium on "theological education and sinicization of Christianity" was held after the ceremony.
Mr. Ma Lihuai, Director of the Central Committee of the CPC Central Committee, addressing during the event.
Believers attending the ceremony。
Rev. Cao Shengjie, former president of the China Christian Council, giving an exhortation during the event.
The scene of the NUTS Event.
Choir time during the Thanksgiving service。
Group picture of the ceremony.(credit: GospelTimes.cn)
See the Full Gallery Here.