June 14, 2013
by Linda Bloom
When disaster strikes, Amity goes to front lines, a new action in a country where government traditionally managed disaster response.
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Tags: China, Disaster Response
June 13, 2013
For the past 28 years, the Amity Foundation has worked to assist those on the margins of Chinese society.
June 12, 2013
Many of China’s historic churches now filled with thousands—instead of hundreds—as young people turn to churches in large numbers.
June 11, 2013
At 69, The Rev. Bao Jiayuan looks back on a Christian lifetime nurtured by his father and grandfather, who embraced the faith in the mid-19th century.
June 10, 2013
It took 20 years to produce the first 50 million Bibles, but only five years to produce the next 50 million.
As the number of Christians in China climbs, Chinese faith leaders work to maintain relationships with faith groups internationally.
The United Methodist Church’s ties to China began in 1847 with arrival of Methodist Episcopal Church missionaries and continues today.
May 7, 2013
The Amity Foundation, a partner of the United Methodist Committee on Relief, is expanding its relief efforts to earthquake survivors in China’s Sichuan Province.
Tags: China, Disaster Response, UMCOR
May 13, 2009
by United Methodist News Service
Life in the Sichuan province in China changed on May 12, 2008. The Longmenshan fault buckled and ripped in two, reducing towns and villages to rubble and collapsing school buildings like accordions.
June 8, 2006
From a stone tablet dating from 781 A.D. to a New Testament produced by a modern printing press, the Bible has had a long history in China.
Tags: China, New York
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