"Cross-Strait Joint Worship" Held in Hangzhou Gulou Church

By Karen Luo, July 29, 2019 11:07 AM

On July 21, the youth choir of Taipei Grace Baptist Church performed in Hangzhou Sicheng Church. (Hangzhou CC&TSPM)

On July 21, the youth choir of Taipei Grace Baptist Church sang hymns in Hangzhou Gulou Church.(Provided by Jia Hongting)

On July 21, 2019, the choir group of Taipei Grace Baptist Church came to Gulou church in Hangzhou city to communicate with each other about sacred music.

The two sides held a "cross-strait joint worship" during the Sunday worship service. Sun Zhangdao and Zhang Yaofa, directors of Hangzhou Christian Council & Three- Self Patriotic Movement (CC&TSPM), respectively, the coworker Sun Yi, vice director of the Christian Council and TSPM in Zhejiang Province, and 800 other brothers and sisters, participated in the worship.

The choir group of Grace Baptist Church sang six hymns, including "All the land belongs to the Lord", "The Lord is my shepherd", etc.; the choir group of the Gulou church sang two hymns, "The Lord Is in Sanctuary" and "Amen".

Finally, the worship service successfully came to an end with the hymn "See You Again, Dear Friends", sung by the choir group of Huai'en Church.

On behalf of their respective churches, Rev. Li of Huai'en Church and Rev. Zhang Xiaofa, director of Gulou church, mutually presented gifts. 

In that evening, the Taipei choir also presented hymns in one of the megachurches in Hangzhou, Sicheng Church, according to Hangzhou CC&TSPM.

-Translated by Heirs Han


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