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Worship in the Mountains of Yunnan

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This video from China Christian Daily gives a look into the background of a Nu minority group community and how they worship. The video starts off with beautiful hymn singing in the Lisu language and picturesque shots of their church (Laomudeng Church) and the surrounding village of Laomudeng.

Famous Chinese Nu Church and Its Moving Stories

The famous Laomudeng Church sits in the Salween Valley, serving Nu Christians there. "Laomudeng" is from the Nu ethnic language and means "a place people like to visit." It is located in Laomudeng Village, Pihe Township, Fugong County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. Fugong County is an arctic-alpine mountain area where mainly Lisu live together with Bai and Nu people.

Original Article : Famous Chinese Nu Church and Its Moving Stories, on China Christian Daily
Edited and reposted with permission.

Image Credit: China Christian Daily

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