Jiangsu Theological Seminary Holds Opening Ceremony for 200 Freshmen
By Zhang Kai (from Jiangsu Theological Seminary), September 19, 2017 08:09 AM
On September 4, 2017, Jiangsu Theological Seminary held its orientation for the new academic year for 238 new students, including 85 undergraduate students. Several high officials also attended.
Rev. Zhang Keyun, the seminary's president, welcomed the freshmen, guests, and officials, and encouraged the faculty and students to run the school with the spirit of the national and provincial conferences on religious work.
The representatives of the church staff, teachers, current students, and new students made statements.
Li Guohua, director of the Bureau of Ethnic & Religious Affairs of Jiangsu Province, said that he hoped the seminary could further stress the mission and practice of the sinicization of Christianity in Jiangsu in a holistic way. He added that a long-term plan and the cultivation of comprehensively qualified personnel were necessary.
Founded in March 1996, the regional seminary started to recruit students in October 1998. In 2012, it was upgraded to a four-year, bachelor's level institution. It focuses on training undergraduates and meets the learning demand of the faculty and volunteers.
- Translated by Karen Luo
More from CCD
Shaanxi CC&TSPM partnered with Amity Foundation to hold the opening ceremony of a social service training program.
The 14th National Seminar on the church serving the elderly successfully ended.
The First Charity Bazaar for Poor and Lonely Elderly was held by the Tianjin Christian Council & Three-Self Patriotic Movement's Special Community Service department in charge of outreach and exchange
Hong Kong's Tao Fong Shan Christian Centre: Christian Elements Incorporated into Chinese Classical Architecture
The famous Tao Fong Shan Centre complex conforms to Chinese architectural style
Fujian Theological Seminary held its autumn sports meet.
Translation of scripture portions by Catholics began over 700 years ago; however, it was not until 1968 that the entire Bible in Chinese in one volume was published. The author follows this process across the centuries.
On September 17, 2019, a team from Dianshanhu Shang'ai Public Welfare Service Center of Kunshan visited the children of Kunshan School for the Deaf.
While on our trip in August it became apparent that BiblesforChina now needs to adjust our strategy in order for us to serve effectively in China.
The Christian community in Shishi participated in the "religious charity week" campaign by giving donations.
The Hudson Taylor Memorial Building was opened in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, where the great missionary is buried.