Korean Diplomats Visit Shanghai Moore Memorial Church
By Karen Luo, March 07, 2019 09:03 AM
According to the WeChat account ''Shanghai Christianity", a 15-person delegation of Korean officials paid a visit to Shanghai's Moore Memorial Church on March 1, 2019.
The visiting delegation included Lee Taeho, second Korean vice-minister of foreign affairs. He was very interested in the Chinese painting entitled, "The Prodigal Son".
Rev. Jiang Qianli, the church's senior pastor and vice-chairman of the Shanghai Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM), introduced the history, architectural style, worship service schedule, weekly meetings, and ministry groups of the church to the visitors.
The Mu En Church or the Moore Memorial Church was established by American missionaries in 1887 with a large endowment from Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Royster Moore of Kansas City, triggering the Church to be renamed in 1900 as Moore Memorial Church. In 1931, the Church was expanded to accommodate 1,000 or more parishioners. Slowly, the Church managed to build its local membership in thousands which was clearly seen when the church was reopened in 1979 after the Cultural Revolution.
More from CCD
An account of a modern female Chinese Christian writer, her independence, her truthfulness and practice
Commemorating May Fourth Movement's 100th Anniversary: Christians Today Should Talk Less About Doctrine and More About Practical Issues
In Christianity, overemphasizing doctrine and glazing over issues, especially amongst college students who have just embarked on society, is particularly common and can be misleading to many.
On April 4, 2019, a team from the Ethnic Affairs Commission of the Tibet Autonomous Region visited Kunming Beichen Church to investigate ethnic unity and progress.
Qinghai 2019 "Happy Smile" cleft lip and palate surgery is underway
Two Christian anti-war veterans from Pinghe, Fujian met after 75 years.
Bischof Siegfried Springer will not be easy to replace - a pastor at home in two worlds.
Watson McMillen Hayes, Initiator of "Sundays Off" and Founder of China's First Provincial University
Watson McMillen Hayes, a missionary to China with the Presbyterian Church of North America (PCNA), made tremendous contributions to evangelism and theological education in the north of China.
On April 17, 2019, a fire broke out near Qipan Mountain in Shenyang, China's northeastern Liaoning Province, and didn't spread to the nearby seminary after in control.
A reflection on whether the fire on Notre Dame Cathedral is a blessing.
Anthony Wong, a Hong Kong Movie Star, thank God for winning the Best Actor Prize at 38th Hong Kong Film Awards on April 14.