A nearly 70-year-old and one of the most influential house churches in Fujian Province ceased to function on May 31; the church’s pastor heavily fined.
The Fuzhou Reformed House Church has been shut down by the authorities for refusing to join the Three-Self Church.
Protestant meeting venues in Zhejiang and Fujian were demolished or closed down deemed as illegal or their land needed for government’s purposes.
Reaching CCP’s ultimate goal to reduce their number to zero, Protestant churches not controlled by the government are gradually disappearing from China’s capital.
Accused of “holding illegal gatherings,” three Protestant house churches in the central province of Henan were shut down, police confiscating their assets.
Authorities forcibly took over and looted True Jesus Church in Henan’s Shangqiu city, arresting its director and detaining her for 15 days.