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The International Chapel

Source:http://www.flychinatravel.com Clicks:Date:2019-11-03 14:28

 

The international chapel

 

 

The International Chapel is a famous Christian Church at No.53 Hengshan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai. It was built in 1925. The whole building is in the shape of "L", a modern Gothic brick and wood structure. The international chapel once made its debut in Shanghai with beautiful sacred music. A major feature of the chapel is that it is a national Christian chapel, regardless of denomination.
 
Opening hours of international chapel Sunday 7:30, 10:00, 19:00 free admission to the city of Shanghai, the country of China
 
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The international chapel is located at No.53 Hengshan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai. It is a famous Christian Church at home and abroad. It was built in 1925 and is a cultural relic protection unit in Shanghai.
 
The international chapel is a Christian Church, which consists of two parts: the chapel and the three-story auxiliary building. The main architectural style of the international chapel is a German imitated Gothic church building. The auditorium can accommodate more than 700 people. The chapel covers an area of more than 7330 square meters and a building area of 1372 square meters. It is a red brick structure with a height of 16 meters. It is built by jiangyuji construction plant and the plane is L-shaped. The church is connected to a three story building on the left.  The roof of the lobby is steep and covered with slate tiles. Inside, there are 3 corridors and 2 side corridors. The central part of the hall is the altar, and the two sides are the corridor style halls. In 1931, a three-story side building auditorium, pastor's house, office and activity room were built, followed by an organ and a 400 square meter friendship Hall (now Hengshan Road tennis court). All the walkways are grindstone floor, with complete equipment and heating in the hall. The total cost is about 33000 US dollars.
 
The chapel was completed on March 8, 1925. It was first named Xiehe chapel. It was the largest Christian Church in Shanghai at that time. The chapel can hold 700 people. After the completion of the church, the name of the church was changed to "international chapel" shortly because the participants were all foreign believers and from different sects. The church has many members living abroad. There are also many people who come to church to hold weddings, which have a great influence overseas. In 1936, Gu Ziwu was the first Chinese pastor of the church.  Since its restoration in 1980, tens of thousands of Christians from more than 40 countries and regions, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, as well as the Carter Family, the former president of the United States, have come here for worship or visit. Dr. rency, Archbishop of Canterbury, famous peace fighter, Archbishop Tutu of South Africa, and Dr. Gabriel, a famous American preacher, were invited to preach here. The church also held English Worship and other religious ceremonies for overseas Chinese in Shanghai.
 
The holy works here include Sunday worship, Eucharist worship, music worship, baptism, Jianzhen ceremony, Bible study class, Bible reading class, prayer meeting, funeral (i.e. memorial service), home visit. In addition, clergy, finance, general affairs and so on have certain systems and regulations.
 
The church has 6 full-time and part-time priests and 2 preachers. In June 88, the Shanghai Christian Senate held a ceremony in muen hall to celebrate sun Yanli and Shen Yifan as bishops.
 
The international chapel once made its debut in Shanghai with beautiful sacred music. One of the major characteristics of the international chapel is that it is a national Christian chapel regardless of denomination.
 
At present, the Church holds two services (7:30 and 10:00) every Sunday morning. The church maintains the tradition of beautiful sacred music, holding grand music activities on religious festivals and Sundays of the third week of each month Since 1983, he has received a large number of overseas people, including former President Carter of the United States and Bishop Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize winner.
 
Transportation: Metro Line 1 Hengshan Road station, 02, 15, 49, 93, 548, 824, 830, 927, tourism line 10
 
Address: No.53 Hengshan Road
 
Opening hours: usually not open to the public, Sunday 7:30, 10:00, 19:00 do three weeks, visitors can go in to visit. Shanghai Community Church
 
brief introduction
 
The main architectural style of the international chapel is German Gothic church building, with a wooden roof truss at the end and a red brick structure. The gate faces north, and the two sides are pointed arch galleries. The window frame is arched. The auditorium can accommodate more than 700 people. The chapel covers an area of more than 7330 square meters and a building area of 1372 square meters. It is a red brick structure with a height of 16 meters. It is built by jiangyuji construction plant and the plane is L-shaped. The church is connected to a three story building on the left. The roof of the lobby is steep and covered with slate tiles. Inside, there are 3 corridors and 2 side corridors. The central part of the hall is the altar, and the two sides are the corridor style halls. In 1931, a three-story side building auditorium, pastor's house, office and activity room were built, followed by an organ and a 400 square meter friendship Hall (now Hengshan Road tennis court). All the walkways are grindstone floor, with complete equipment and heating in the hall. The total cost is about 33000 US dollars. On both sides of the hall, there is a pointed arch corridor. On the left side of the hall, there is a large area of open space. Now it is a lawn with a very elegant environment.
 
During the cultural revolution, the church stopped religious activities. In 1980, Christmas was officially restored and worship resumed. Now, in addition to Sunday worship, the church also has fellowship activities such as prayer meeting, Bible study class, Bible reading class, home for the elderly, choir, women's meeting, youth party, etc. on weekday morning, there is Sunday school. Once a month, evening Music Worship. Every Christmas and Easter there is a big music worship. The priests hold Thanksgiving, marriage, memorial and other services for the believers, and visit the believer's home to send the Eucharist to the elderly believers. In order to take care of the old believers who are inconvenient to come to church, the church also has three meeting points in the remote area. There are also more than 300 volunteers in the choir, the Ministry group, the medical group, the liaison group and the foreign affairs group.

 

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