Fu Xianwei, Chairman of TSPM, Dies at 74

By Yi Yang, August 21, 2018 11:08 AM

Elder Fu Xianwei spoke in the tenth anniversary of the Baoshan CCC Gospel Addiction Treatment Center on Sep 12, 2017.

On August 20, 2018, Elder Fu Xianwei, chairman of China's registered church body, died in a Shanghai hospital, aged 74, according to CCC&TSPM.

The state-run organizations for the Protestant Churches in China said in attachment that the time of Fu's funeral and memorial service would be informed otherwise.

Born in Ningbo, Zhejiang, in 1944, Fu was ordained the elder of Shanghai Moore Memorial Church on May 26, 1996. He was the seventh general secretary of the Shanghai TSPM and the eighth chairman of the Shanghai TSPM. 

Afterward, he worked as the chairman of TSPM for two terms until his death. Fu was also the member of the Standing Committee of the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth CPPCC. 

The memorial service will be held at Shanghai Muen Church (Moore Memorial Church) on Sept. 6, 2018.

- Translated by Karen Luo

Related Article

Must Read

comments powered by Disqus

More from CCD

Heilongjiang Church Baptizes 50 People

Heilongjiang welcomes new new brothers and sisters to the faith.

Shandong Church Opens Bible Literacy Class

A special Bible literacy class for the elderly was held last week in Shandong.

Guangdong Churches Respond to Typhoon Mangkhut

How did Guangdong Churches assist in helping the public during the super typhoon?

Chilean Priest Expelled by the Pope After Involvement in Child Sex Abuse Case

Another Chilean priest is removed from the church while under the investigation for his alleged involvement in a child sexual abuse case.

Pope Francis to Sicilian Mafia: 'Repent'

Pope Francis calls upon to the mafia on his address during a visit in Palermo this weekend.

Sexual Abuse Victims Slammed Pope Francis

Pope Francis is facing more criticism over the sexual abuse crisis in the church.

Pope Francis to Bishops Being Attacked: Fight Satan With Prayer

Here's what the pope has to say about bishops being attacked.

Wenzhou Church Holds Autumn Retreat

A special retreat was held early this month in Zhejiang.

Malaysian Church Visits Amity Bible Printing Factory

On September 7, 2018, a 40-strong team from a church in Sabah, Malaysia, visited the Nanjing-based Amity Printing Company, the world's largest Bible factory.

Churches Launch Fundraising Projects on Internet Charity Day

Check out the events that happened during China's Internet Charity Day.