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Manmin church celebrates anniversary

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  • Published : Apr 4, 2010 - 03:09
  • Updated : Apr 4, 2010 - 03:09
Manmin Central Church celebrates its 26th anniversary on Sunday with a service and festival under the senior pastorship of Lee Jae-rock at the church`s main sanctuary in Seoul.
The church`s anniversary brings more than 200 guests from more than 30 countries together, church officials said. The celebration will be broadcast live -- along with festivities to concurrently celebrate the third anniversary of the Global Christian Network.
Since its founding in 1982, Manmin Central Church has followed the evangelical theology and orthodox biblical teachings, grounded in senior pastor Lee`s sermons and daily prayers conducted by the congregations.
Manmin Central church has the largest number of churches in Korea and more than 7,800 churches around the world. It has conducted world-wide missionary work in the United States, Russia, the Philippines, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Pakistan, Argentina, Honduras and India.
Pastor Lee is the author of 53 books on Christianity and spiritual matters, which were translated and published in the United States, India, Taiwan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Russia and Egypt.
By Kim Ji-hyun
(jemmie@heraldcorp.com)