17/04/2017
伸出一双手,温暖一个梦
“几年前,我的爸爸不幸患上重病,被无情的病魔夺走了生命,我变成了只有妈妈的孩子……感谢你们伸出援手,资助我读书,让我能够从悲伤的阴影中走出来。”(重庆向同学)
 
14/04/2017
点滴奉献,聚爱夕阳——教会养老院爱心餐计划
“在白发的人面前,你要站起来,也要尊敬老人,又要敬畏你的神。我是耶和华。”(利未记19章32节)
 
20/05/2017
第十一期教会养老服务研讨会顺利结束 The 11th session of the Church-Run Elderly Home Service Seminar had been successfully concluded
2017年5月9日至17日,中国基督教两会在济南和青岛举办了第十一期教会养老服务研讨会。研讨会的开展既获得了山东省基督教两会、济南市基督教两会、青岛市基督教两会以及山东世纪金榜集团在组织上、经济上的大力支持与奉献,也获得了澳大利亚联合教会在知识上、专业上的传授与分享。From May 9th to 17th, the Church-Run Elderly Home Service Seminar had been successfully held in Ji’nan City and Qingdao City. This seminar was supported by the local church, Shandong Shiji Jinbang Group Corp and the Uniting Church of Australia.
 
12/05/2017
蒙恩园的日常 Daily Life in Meng’en Elderly Home
在距离河南郑州55公里的开封市尉氏县有这样一个地方:三层高的联排别墅看起来十分的整洁大气 There is a place in Weishi County of Kaifeng City, 55 kilometers away from Zhengzhou, Henan Province:A three-floor townhouse looks very tidy and spacious.
 
28/04/2017
来自甘露苗苗们的知心话系列(二)The words from the children of “Honeydew” Schooling Support program (Ⅱ)
亲爱的未曾见过面的叔叔(伯伯):您好!我叫***,来自吉林省白城市铁路一小,四年(级)一班。首先,我代表我妈妈向您表示感谢。Dear uncles whom I have never met:My name is ***. I am a fourth-grade pupil in Jilin Province. First, please let me express my thanks to you on behalf of my mother.
 
26/04/2017
来自甘露苗苗们的知心话系列(一)The words from the children of “Honeydew” Schooling Support program (Ⅰ)
敬爱的基(督)教叔叔阿姨们:您们好!谢谢您们给予了我那么多的帮助,让我对未来怀有憧憬,您们给予的并不是一笔物质财富帮助,而是一笔巨大的精神财富。我想真诚的说一声:“谢谢”。Dear uncles and aunts: Thank you for giving me so much help, that makes me have a great longing for a bright future. Your giving is not only a material wealth but also a huge spiritual wealth. I would like to sincerely say thanks to you.
 
20/04/2017
吉林扶余市德胜镇净化水项目Water Purification Project in Desheng Town, Fuyu City, Jilin Province
2016年,基督教全国两会社会服务部通过实地走访了解到,吉林省扶余市德胜镇再兴村的村民几代人都在饮用铁、镍、铬、锰严重超标的浅层地表水,水质很差,60%的村民因此患有不同程度的疾病,村民们的饮水安全和健康问题堪忧。After field interviews, our department learned that several generations of villagers in Zaixing Village in Desheng Town only could access shallow surface water with excess amounts of heavy metals, like iron, nickel, chromium, and manganese. In addition, their daily drinking water was also not clean.
 
18/04/2017
贵州砚山毛田完全小学捐赠仪式顺利举行A donation ceremony in Mao Tian Primary School of Guizhou Province was successfully held
2017年4月13日,中国基督教协会副会长兼总干事阚保平牧师和中国基督教三自爱国运动委员会副主席沈学斌牧师等一行5人,赴贵州省遵义市务川县(仡佬族苗族自治县)砚山镇毛田村毛田完全小学参加捐赠仪式。On April 13, 2017, a delegation made of 5 people and headed by Pastor Kan Baoping, the Vice President and Director-General of CCC and Pastor Shen Xuebin, the Vice President of TSPM, went to Mao Tian Primary School of Guizhou Province to participate in the donation ceremony.
 
10/04/2017
这个家,没有饥饿No hunger in this home
2016年5月12日,河北赵县孤儿院接到了赵县沙河店镇派出所打来的电话。电话里,民警向孤儿院的工作人员讲述了这样一件事:On May 12, 2016, Zhao County Orphanage of Hebei Province received a phone call from the local police station informed them there was a boy for adoption.
 
07/04/2017
生命终点的呵护者Facing the end of life, how does a caregiver react?
有这么一群人,他们的薪水不高,却做着脏苦累的工作;他们并非亲儿女,但对老人们来说却胜似亲儿女;他们是离老人最近的人,也是老人生命中最后的陪伴者。他们,就是养老护理员。In the elderly home, there is a group of people who get low salary while doing dirty, hard and exhausting work. They are not the elderly’s own children, but they are closer to the elderly than their own children. And they are also the last companion at the end of the elderly’s life. They are called elderly caregivers.
 
01/04/2017
做你背后的港湾(下)Be your sanctuary forever (Ⅱ)
前情回顾:即将毕业的大四学生小朱是一名男同性恋,一次偶然的机会,他被检测出感染了艾滋病病毒。已经签下的工作机会可能会因此丢失,人生的规划和梦想也可能会就此破灭。无法接受这一事实的小朱选择用割腕自杀的方式来结束这一切……Previously, Zhu, a senior student in one university of Xi’an, is a male homosexuality. He was tested positive for the AIDS virus by chance. He could not accept this reality and decided to suicide. However, he realized that he cannot let go his mom, his sister and the whole family. Then, he saved his life with the help of the lay workers of the East 11th Lane Gathering Point.
 
31/03/2017
做你背后的港湾(上)Be your sanctuary forever (Ⅰ)
自2015年开始,中国基督教两会社会服务部在陕西西安启动了艾滋病高危行为干预及感染者关怀服务示范项目,这一项目针对西安市各辖区的艾滋病高危群体进行行为矫正宣导、艾滋病和梅毒筛查,为新发感染者提供心理疏导,组织志愿者参加培训……The Social Service Department of CCC & TSPM began to carry out HIV & AIDS High Risk Groups Intervention and Caring Project in Xi’an of Shaanxi Province from 2015. This project aims at intervening in the inappropriate behaviour among the high risk groups so as to raise their awareness of self-protection, mobilizing them to accept preliminary screening …
 
28/03/2017
中国基督教两会走访贵州三都了解精准扶贫项目进展Pastor Kan Baoping led a delegation to visit the poverty alleviation projects in Sandu County of Guizhou Province
2017年3月20日至23日,中国基督教协会副会长兼总干事阚保平牧师率社会服务部一行5人赴贵州省三都县进行走访调研,在三都县民宗局和三合街道办负责人的陪同下,实地考察帮扶的精准扶贫项目,深入了解项目实际需求。From March 20 to 23, 2017, a delegation made of 4 staff from the Social Service Department and headed by Pastor Kan Baoping, the Vice President and Director-General of CCC, went to Sandu County of Guizhou Province to visit the poverty alleviation projects supported by CCC & TSPM.
 
24/03/2017
来自大洋彼岸的问候Greetings from the other side of the ocean
“亲爱的中国姊妹,我非常高兴能认识你。……我今年70岁了,我喜欢阅读、缝纫、帮助别人,也喜欢认识新的朋友。我非常期待能与你见面或者通过书信交流……”。“Dear sisters in China, I am very glad to see you... I’m 70 years old, and I like reading, sewing, helping others, and making new friends. And I’m eagerly looking forward to talking with you face to face or through letters.”
 
22/03/2017
比珍珠更宝贵——记云南武定人畜饮水工程More precious than pearl!
云南省武定县是远近皆知的贫困县之一,地处云南最偏远的地区,近金沙江上游,与四川省接壤。因干旱缺水,这里的人们用人背马驮的方式运水已达3年之久。为了节约用水,平时洗脸、洗脚后的水,都要放起来等污物沉淀以后用来喂养牲畜、浇菜地。水对他们来说比珍珠还宝贵,人们都期望能有自来的清泉水,解脱运水之苦。Wuding county of Yunnan province is renowned as one of the poor counties, located in the most remote areas of Yunnan, near the upper Jinsha River, bordering Sichuan Province. Because of drought and water shortage, the people here have been carrying water by horses and manpower for 3 years.
 
16/03/2017
第三期教会养老院院长交流项目顺利启动One-site Instruction Program of Elderly Home had Started in Zhejiang Province
为促进教会养老服务机构的专业化发展,中国基督教两会社会服务部于2017年3月9日至4月7日在浙江省杭州市、温州市、台州市、宁波市和绍兴市5家养老院举行院长交流项目。In order to promote the professional development of the church-run elder homes, we carry out an exchange program in the elderly homes of Hangzhou, Wenzhou, Taizhou, Ningbo and Shaoxing from March 9 to April 7, 2017.
 
14/03/2017
“做主的好管家”:记中国基督教社会服务能力培训之贵州行Social Service Capacity Building for Church had been successfully held in Guizhou
作为想要成为“主的好管家”的教牧同工们,面对越来越多元化、复杂化的社会问题,如何提升自身的社会服务知识和技能成为我们当前需要迫切思考和解决的问题。It is urgent for the pastoral staffs who want to be “good stewards of the Lord” to think about how to promote their social service knowledge and skills, since the social problems are becoming more and more diversified and complicated.
 
05/12/2012
Lincang Church Conducted HIV/AIDS Propagation for AIDS Day of 2012
After the Sunday Service on the 2nd Dec, on which the Communion Service was provided and it was also the day after World AIDS Day, the staff of Social Ministry from Lincang Christian Council delivered the propagation on HIV/AIDS in the Mangpan Church of Lincang City.
 
14/11/2012
China Church-Run Elderly Home Service Seminar Had Been Successfully Held in Harbin City
From Nov. 8th to 10th, the China church-run elderly home service seminar had been successfully held in Olive Mountain Education Base of Harbin in Heilongjiang Province. A total of 37 leaderships from 22 church-run elderly home in 9 provinces attended this seminar. Two experts from Mennonite Health Services Alliance, Mr. Larry (the CEO of Landis Homes) and Me. Ron (the CEO of Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community), shared their precious experiences together with the leaderships of Chinese elderly home.
 
30/10/2012
The Second Training Session of "Serving the Senior" Had Been Successfully Held
From October 16th to 19th, 2012, China Christian Council held the second training of “serving the senior” in Hangzhou with the theme of management of elderly home, a total of 48 participants from 13 provinces participated in this training, and most of them are the directors of elderly home run by church.
 
14/09/2012
The Fourth Briefing of Yiliang Earthquake Relief
On September 13rd, the rescue team went to Xiaomiaozhai, Huqiu Village, Luozehe Town. Most villagers could not sleep well because of the rainy day and earthquakes, and they all stayed outdoors. Those decrepit houses were planned to tear down in order to avoid casualties. We also felt earthquakes there. Since the shortage of tents, villagers set up tents themselves and we helped them.
 
14/09/2012
The Third Briefing of Yiliang Earthquake Relief
On 7 o’clock of the morning of September 12th, we started out towards the quake-hit area. After two hours on the road, we arrived at Fada Village, Jiaokui Town, Yiliang County where we had been on September 10th and crawled to Xinzhai natural viallage. The roads were muddy.
 
13/09/2012
The Second Briefing of Yiliang Earthquake Relief
In the morning of September 11th, the rescue team (headed by Rev. Yu Wenliang, the President of Yunnan Christian Council ) rushed to the disaster area from the downtown of Zhaotong City.
 
11/09/2012
Appeal for Earthquake Relief
A series of earthquakes hit south-west China on September 7th, and the quakes struck the border of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, with the largest felt at 11:19 Beijing time. The US Geological Survey registered the two strongest of the series of quakes at 5.6 magnitude. The quakes affected mostly mountainous areas that saw landslides. The quakes have caused 81 people dead and two Christian were among them. Most of the deaths were from Yunnan’s Yiliang County.
 
04/09/2012
Pretty Again — Testimony about a Sister's Life Change

The Social Ministry of Dali Christian Council has been dedicated to the HIV/AIDS work for many years, including organizing the visits, group activites, Bible study and other educational activities for drug addicts, the HIV/AIDS people and their families. During these several years' work, there are also many moving stories, and the following is one of the beneficiaries' testimonies:

 

 

 
03/09/2012
Training for Publicity Backbones of AIDS Prevention Held in Guizhou Church
In order to control the spread of AIDS and strengthen the social responsibility of pastoral staffs from root-churches of Guizhou province, a training course for publicity backbones of AIDS prevention, sponsored by CCC/TSPM and Tongxing Foundation, began the first class in the pastoral staffs’ training center of Liupanshui on the afternoon of August 20th. It was the first time for Liupanshui Church to hold training associated with social service. And the training lasted three days. Eighty-two pastoral staffs and sisters and brothers all over the city attended the training.
 
23/08/2012
The Second Session of Training on Social Service Held in Chengdu
Training on social service capability building (the second session), organized by CCC/TSPM, was held in Shangxiang church in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, from August 14th to 17th. Forty-five pastoral staffs from churches of thirty-three counties and areas in Sichuan attended the training.
 
10/08/2012
Raise hope with love, fulfill the Christian faith -- Christian Orphanage in Zhao County of Hebei Province
On August 1st, 2012, Ms. Chen Yue, a social service department staff of CCC/TSPM came to Shijiazhuang (capital of Hebei Province) to investigate the project of the rehabilitation training room decoration and equipments installment in Christian Orphanage in Zhao County of Hebei province, which is financially supported by CCC/TSPM and Nethersole Fund.
 
07/08/2012
Standarize School System and Improve Clergy Team -- the Development of Hebei Bible Training School
Hebei Bible Training School was established in 1997, however, the loss of students used to happen in this school, resulting from the unclear school-running concept and poor management system. Under the care and support of CCC/TSPM and Hebei Christian Council,Hebei Bible Training School began to do some adjustments to improve the education system.
 
25/07/2012
Reflections on Scholarship Program (3) - by Yang Meiju
The greatest misfortune in childhood is the missing of paternal love, and some of them even become orphans. The disaster has no mercy, but human have, the three-day visit of Scholarship program is tense but well-organized, tired but happy.