House-Church-Turned-Three-self-Gathering Holds Summer Retreat
By Wuxi International Church, July 17, 2018 02:07 AM
Waixiadian Gathering, a former house church that has become a registered gathering subordinate to Wuxi International Christian Church, held a summer retreat from July 6 to 8, 2018. More than 200 people attended it.
Since the beginning of the year, the pastoral staff and volunteer preachers of Wuxi International Church preach sermons in the gathering in the first week of every month.
The church also directs the gathering to learn the advised regulations on religious affairs that came to force in February 2018 and to formalise the liturgy and retreat and service application.
During the retreats, Rev. An Xiaohui, vice-president of the Jiangsu CCC, and Rev. Lv Genxiang, general secretary of the Shenyang TSPM of Yancheng, guided the congregation to break the denominational barriers.
- Translated by Karen Luo
More from CCD
I think that "community church" can be a direction and a helpful way out for the church in China.
With a batch of theological students graduating from seminary and going to the threshing floor, there are some other theological students have left the church for various reasons.
The 5th-anniversary celebration for Haikoulu Church officially started on the morning of Jul 28.
On July 26, 2018, the Urad Front Banner CCC&TSPM of Inner Mongolia launched a fundraising campaign for the victims of a flood.
On July 29, 2018, the Changchun Christian Church of Jilin held its annual baptism service.
On July 28, 2018, the Gospel Church in Lin'an District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, held its annual summer baptism service.
Turn to God when everything seems wrong or right.
On July 22, 2018, the sacrament department of Wuxi International Church held an open class of funeral liturgy.
However, nowadays the brothers in churches are in a state of absence.
In 1854, missionaries of English Presbyterian Mission went to Zhangpu County Fujian Province to evangelize. Now there are nearly 3,000 members in the church.