Chinese Church Voices

We Walk This Road Together

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In January Rev. Gu Yuese, pastor of Chongyi Church in Hangzhou, one of China’s largest churches, was removed by the Chinese Christian Council, the governing body of the Chinese Protestant Church. Often referred to as China’s first mega-church, the sanctuary seats more than 5000 people, and each Sunday sees around 10,000 people in attendance at the worship services.

Although it was announced that he was under investigation for misuse of funds, many believe that he was removed because of his outspoken opposition to the cross-removal campaign in Zhejiang.

Shortly after Pastor Gu was removed, the choir sang the song “We Walk This Road Together” during one of the services. Video of the choir was posted to China Christian Daily.

Please remember to pray for Pastor Gu and his congregation in this difficult time.

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