On December 1st, 2018, the 15th Training Class for Lay Workers held by Weinan CC&TSPM ended successfully. Over 160 church staff from all parts of Weinan City came to attend the training.
Rev. Jia Enhui, Vice President and Vice Chairman of Shaanxi CC&TSPM, President and Chairman of Weinan CC&TSPM, gave a lecture on homiletics. Preacher Jia Hailiang, Xue Shirong and Li Peng then gave lectures on the First Epistle of John, the Book of Ruth, the Book of Esther, the Book of Hosea and the introduction to the Old Testament. The curriculum featured diverse and practical content, ranging from Biblical knowledge to serving experience, from real life testimony to pastoral care in the church. The training improved trainees’ ability to study the Bible.
On 30th November, brothers and sisters from the holy choir and Martha Service Team had a get-together with the trainees. They sang and danced to praised and honor the Lord.
The closing ceremony was held on December 1st. Preacher Jia Hailiang from Weinan CC&TSPM awarded certificates and gave Bibles and spiritual books to these 21 trainees. Jia also encouraged them to honor God and serve church and people with all their hearts by the grace of the Lord. A trainee representative gave a speech which not only gave thanks to the past but also looked forward to the future with confidence.
Those who attended the training regarded the training class as necessary and timely, which played an important role in helping church staff and church members establish pure faith and preach full gospel.