Early Rain Church Not Connected with ECC

CHICAGO, IL (December 21, 2018) – The Evangelical Covenant Church in the United States has no connection with the Early Rain Evangelical Covenant Church, which is suffering a crackdown from the Chinese government, said Al Tizon, executive minister of Serve Globally.

The government has arrested more than 160 members and the pastor of the church since early December. Pastor Wang Yi has been charged with “inciting subversion of state power.”

According to news reports, the church building has been closed, and some of the recent arrests have occurred while members were meeting in homes.

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  1. We may not have an ecclesiastical connection. We certainly should have a prayer connection with our brothers and sisters in Christ!

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