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A new church in remote Lindun Town (N.E. Zhangzhou)

Opening service of the Lindun Church (Zhangzhou County, near Anxi) The new Lindun church Congregation on the first day of the new Lindun Church

Longhai Catholic Church (Across the bay from Xiamen)


New Catholic church in Longhai Original Catholic Church in Longhai

Changtai Churches (in W. Fujian's Longyan)
Zhou Enlai had a small room in the back of the Protestant Church in the early 1930s. The church on the right is in Ninghua (W. Sanming, bordering Jiangxi Province, the Hakka Homeland)
Changting's Catholic Church Changting's Protestant church was a revolutionary headquarters for Zhou Enlai in the early 1930s A very large church in Ninghua (W. Sanming--Hakka territory)

Quanzhou Churches (over 170!) and Christian Activities

Church choir in a Hui'an church Tug of war in a Quanzhou youth activity Quanzhou bible students

Quanzhou's 1st retreat for pastors A youth Christmas performance in the Shishi Church (Quanzhou) A Quanzhou church

A Quanzhou catholic church Quanzhou's new Quannan Church (1.5 million USD), finished Summer of 2004 Quanzhou's Quannan church, on Zhongshan Rd., cost 1.5 million USD, and wil be completed summer of 2004.  Note that the final building has a cross on the front that was not on the artists's drawing to the left; many church members were construction or architectural experts, and added ideas as they went along!

A Quanzhou church A Quanzhou church Quanzhou Catholic church (downtown, not far from the puppet museum)

A Quanzhou church A Quanzhou Church A Quanzhou church

A Quanzhou church A Quanzhou church
A Quanzhou church A Quanzhou church A Quanzhou church

A Quanzhou church A Quanzhou church This Quanzhou church was renovated with funds donated by an overseas Chinese from the Philippines

Ningde Churches (N.E. Fujian)
American nunnery, 1885, on Sandu'ao Island, in Ningde, N.E. Fujian Beautiful stone catholic church on Sandu'ao Island (Spanish style architecture, I'm told) Church in the valley (in Ningde, N.E. Fujian

Fújiàn Fukien Fokyen Ka-ho-san, Chuan-chhu-oa Foochow Big-Hat Toa-bo a mountain about 2,000 feet high within 25 miles of Amoy Su-beng-su Ko-koa (??) [Gaoqi  [Gaoqi--site of Gaoqi International Airport, a small town about three miles northwest from Amoy."  Lam-tai-bu Changchow [Zhangzhou]  Chiang-Chiu Chang-chow and Chuan-chow Zhangpu Ka-ho-san huan-chhu-oa (outskirts of Amoy in hills) The Po-lam Bridge Loh-iu Luoyang ?? Chhah Siang ? Huì’an Pu-Nan Pho-Lam ?? 30 miles upriver from Amoy Chiang Kai-Shek. Chee-ang Khy-sheck Jiang Jieshi DELL ??  Metro ??? ???  Wal-martFuzhou Churches

Restored church in Fuzhou is now a gymnasium.  But that's the way the ball bounces This beautiful stone church in Fuzhou looks like it was transplanted right out of Celtic legend Fuzhou's beautiful stone church is now an army printing press, and badly deteriorating

Wuyi Mountain Church and Provincial Training Center


This Wuyi Church is also a provincial bible training center, and has accomodations for visitors in the basement Members of the Wuyi church

Alternative spellings:these are alternative spellings of Fukien (Fujian) spellings, as foreigners writing about this place 100 to 150 years ago did not use standardizes spellings: Fokyen Ka-ho-san, Chuan-chhu-oa Foochow Big-Hat Toa-bo
Su-beng-su Ko-koa Gaoqi Lam-tai-bu Chinchew Changchow [Zhangzhou] Chiang-Chiu Chang-chow and Chuan-chow Zhangpu Ka-ho-san huan-chhu-oa Po-lam Bridge Kulongsoo Kulangsu Kulangsoo Koolangsoo (all variations of
Gulangyu)
Lohiu Luoyang Chhah Siang Huì’an Pu-Nan Pho-Lam

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William Burns, Scottish Missionary to China, visited Amoy Burns, Wm.
Dr. John Otte and Hope Hospital Develder, Wally
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Douglas CarstairsDouglas, Carstairs
Elihu Doty RCA Missionary to Amoy ChinaDoty, Elihu
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Johnston Bio
Wendell and Renske Karsen
Karsen, W&R
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William Vander Meer  Talmage College Fukien Christian UniversityMeer Wm. Vander
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Henry and Dorothy Poppen, RCA Missionaries to Amoy China Amoy Mission Project 1841-1951Poppen, H.& D.
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