Shanxi Church Starts Celebration to Mark 140th Anniv. Of Christianity into Linfen

By CCD contributor: Zhang Xiaohua , September 04, 2018 09:09 AM

One of the calligraphic works made in the church in Raodu District, Aug 29, 2018. (Provided by Zhang Xiaohua )

On August 29, 2018, the church in Yaodu District, Linfen, Shanxi, started the celebration by inviting calligraphers to create works. 

In 1877, the China Inland Mission sent two missionaries to relieve the people in the south of Shanxi stricken by a drought. Then the gospel began to spread in Linfen. 

The over 30 calligraphic works were about Bible verses, core socialist values, and other remarks. A calligrapher donated a ten-meter-long scroll of three-character Biblical truth. 

The celebration will continue with sacred music and art performances.  

- Translated by Karen Luo

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