On 4 November 2014, a delegation led by Elder Fu Xianwei, chairman of the National Committee of the Three-self Patriotic Movement of the Protestant Churches in China (CCC/TSPM), visited the Amity Foundation and the Amity Printing Company in Nanjing.
From October 31 to November 2, the Amity Foundation organized an international workshop on disaster relief in Nanjing. Almost 100 participants attended the conference to exchange the latest developments, experiences and prospects of disaster alleviation and cooperation in China and Asia. Over two days twenty-five presentations were given on various topics about disaster relief and management.
On September 28, Amity and the Church of Jiangsu staged a carnival for environmental protection in the city of Xuzhou. By jointly set up the Jiangsu Christian Fund in 2009, Amity and the church of Jiangsu province are cooperating to promote charity and raise awareness for environmental protection. Since 2010 various carnivals have been staged.
On September 19-21, the third Chinese Charity Fair was held in Shenzhen. Amity Foundation was represented by a delegation of Amity’s affiliated organization in Shanghai, the Rende Foundation. Almost 900 organizations and 160,000 visitors attended the event.
In May 2012, the Amity Foundation organized an international ecumenical conference on “Religion and Social Development” in Nanjing. Selected papers of this conference are now being published in the book “Christianity & Social Development in China”, edited by Theresa C. Carino. The book can be purchased from Amity Hong Kong. For orders and further information please contact: [email protected]