A Fujian church hosted a groundbreaking ceremony, fundraising money for the following construction project.
On February 17, the foundation stone was laid for Chengnan Church in Shaowu, Fujian Province, which received a building permit from the government.
The church covers a construction area of 9437.87 square meters (2.33 acres) (including main building, auxiliary rooms, and underground garage), and a floor area of 1.4 acres. With a total cost of nearly 25 million yuan for the construction of the sanctuary and the auxiliary buildings, the church has raised more than eight million yuan (including two-year pledging). Located in mountainous area in northern Fujian where is underdeveloped, the church has an arduous task of raising funds, asking for prayer and contributions.
(The article is originally published by the Gospel Times.)
- Translated by Abigail Wu