The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


ELCA help after earthquake

Yang Fuquan, a pastor of the Christian Church, says rebuilding in Shifang, China, will be a witness to a largely Buddhist community.

Y. Franklin Ishida<BR><BR>The church was destroyed in a May 2008 earthquake that hit Sichuan Province.

A local water bottling company owner, who is a Christian, contributed funds for rebuilding.

The ELCA helps the church provide counseling, children’s care, leadership training and more.

To help, contact Twila Schock at 800-638-3522, ext. 2641, or visit the ELCA Global Mission Web site.


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