Shanghai CC&TSPM Invited to Visit Taiwan Churches
By Anthony Lee, July 24, 2019 16:07 PM
From July 8 to 15, at the invitation of the Chinese Christian Cross-Strait Exchange Association, Pastor Xu Yulan, Chairman of the Shanghai Christian Three Self-Patriotic Movement Committee (TSPM), led a group of nine delegates from the Shanghai Christian pastoral coworkers to visit Taiwan for exchanges.
According to the WeChat acount of "Shanghai Christianity", during the visit, the delegation visited some Taiwan churches and evangelical church institutions, and had exchanges with the Chinese Christian Cross-Strait Exchange Association, Dandelion Hope Foundation, Christian Today, Salvation Society Tianyun Choir, Andre Food Bank, Taipei Baptist Church, Taipei City Convening Church, New Life Group Church, and pastors from Hengchun Live Spring Spiritual Food Church.
Through the exchange, everyone had a deeper view of the prospects and challenges of churches across the strait, and the coworkers expressed their intention to "forget not their original passion" and put in more efforts to make the Church of the Lord bear more beautiful and better testimonies across the strait.
- Translated by Charlie Li
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