On Dec 31, 2016, Dongsha Christian Church in Chengxiang District, Putian City, Fujian Province hosted a dedication ceremony for the new church in commemoration of its 110th anniversary. Over 500 people attended the ceremony, including pastoral workers from the CCC&TSPM of the province, city, and district, as well as a delegation from the churches in the city.
At the ceremony, Pastor Yue Qinghua, chairman of Fujian Three-Self Patriotic Movement Committee and president of Fujian Theological Seminary, Pastor Zhu Yimin, chairman of CCC&TSPM of Putian, and other pastors and guests gave speeches. Pastor Yue stated,"We should not just be grateful because a new church is complete, but also work hard to become a patriotic law-abiding church that benefits the locals and is loved by the people."
Translated by: Grace Hubl