Jiangsu Theological Seminary Marks 20 Anniv.
By Yi Yang, October 26, 2018 11:10 AM
Jiangsu Theological Seminary held a series of activities to celebrate its 20th anniversary from October 16 to 18, 2018.
First, a thanksgiving communion service was conducted to mark the anniversary. Rev. Zhang Keyun, the seminary's president, addressed that Christian theological education should be given through the big picture of a country, nationality, society or the church at the quality stage of the development of Christianity in China.
Since its foundation in 1998, the provincial-level seminary has cultivated 1,353 graduates, including 198 students with the bachelor of theology degree. Its five-year plan (2018-2022) indicates the emphasis will be put on training staff, enhancing education quality, and improving teaching conditions.
On the second day, the seminary released its emblem that has a cross above three petals of jasmine and the anthem named Glorify the Jiangsu Theological Seminary.
Subsequently, an exhibition hall that collects different kinds of crosses was unveiled by two pastors. In addition, an exhibition of the outcome of the construction of church in Jiangsu in the last forty years was carried out, including the social work done by the Jiangsu Christian Charity Fund.
The fifth theological symposium of Christianity in Jiangsu also took place during the days.
- Translated by Karen Luo
More from CCD
Recently Wenzhou Bethesda Volunteer Service Center joined in a free clinic to serve community residents.
Xinyu Christian Training Center of Jiangxi held the eleventh closing ceremony for 23 students.
The third Cross-strait Christian Social Service Forum was held by the Amity Foundation in Nanjing, Jiangsu province on June 20 and 21, 2019.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission held its meeting in Nanjing, China from June 12 to 19, 2019.
The Baoshan Christian Panshi Social Service Ministry of Yunnan held an anti-drug publicity campaign.
The annual sacred music training program was held by the Changsha County Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM) of Hunan.
A series of interviews with Professor Lin on understanding the history of Chinese Bible translation
A review of the impact on Chinese Christians by the Union Version Bible and its translation.
Overcoming different kinds of challenges, those ordinary people release Jesus' love through the ministry.
Hangzhou Agape Rehabilitation Hospital offered a free medical clinic for about 500 believers in the local megachurch.