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YOU ARE INVITED ....
1) Come and celebrate the Center for Chinese Adventist Heritage initiative, Hong Kong Adventist College, Oct 31, 2014. Find out more.....
2) Call for Papers: Joint AIC-ASDAH Conference, Reflection on Adventism in China and Asia, Oct 30-31, 2014, Hong Kong. Find out more..... See also Adventist Review News Report
3) Join the post-Conference 12-Day 6-City China TourFootsteps of Adventist Pioneers in China, Nov 3-14, 2014,  Find out more.....


The Adventism in China (AIC) 復臨中華  project aims to develop a comprehensive and systematic documentation of the history of  Seventh-day Adventist movement in China. It has FIVE (5) components (Click each title for more information):
  1. Adventism in China Wikisite (AIC Wiki - this website) tells the many stories of Adventist pioneers, church organizational entities, and church related programs in China or to the Chinese people, as well as Christian concepts in ancient Chinese culture.
  2. Adventism in China Digital Image Repository (AIC DIR, aka AIC Digimage), is an online digital collection of historic photos and documents relating the Adventist movement in China. These images may be accessed through the Internet by anyone around the world.
  3. AIC Publications (AIC Print) consist of hard copies of printed booklets or brochures on selected aspects of Adventist history in China. Available titles will be progressively listed on the AIC Print page.
  4. Center for Chinese Adventist Heritage (CCAH) located at Hong Kong Adventist College, houses physical artifacts related to the history of Adventist Church in China. These resources are freely available for individuals doing research on this subject.
  5. Adventism in China Research Network (AIC RNet) consists of a group of scholars from different universities/institutes around the world. They share a common interest and collaborate in doing scholarly research to provide new information sources for the AIC project.
Feedback and contributions from interested individuals are welcome. Please contact AIC Project Director, Dr. Bruce W. Lo at lobw@uwec.edu if you are interested. More information may be found on the About Us page. Potential authors may also consult the Author Info page.

You may search the content of  this site from one of the following 5 perspectives....

1. Church Chronology

A chronological summary of the history of the Adventist Church in China. The chronology is determined by major events or happenings within the Adventist Church. This is the best way to get an overview of the Adventist Church history in China. Click here Chronology to find out more...

2. Individual Person

Stories of individuals in the church who had made significant contributions to the Adventist message in China. You may search their stories by their names in alphabetic order. Click here Individuals to find out more...

3. Church Departments and Institutions

Here you can find the work of the Church according church departments or the nature of the ministry, e.g. education, health, publishing, etc. Click here Institutions to find out more...

4. Political Periods (Era of Time)

The Adventist history is divided into periods according to political or national events in China and the World, such as wars, political movements, and major civil activities. These events are happenings outside of the church. Click here Periods to find out more....

5. Geographical Regions

Here Adventist history is described according to different geographical regions in China, such as Central China Union Mission, and South China Union Mission, provinces, or cities etc. Click here Regions to find out more....




The "Adventism in China" is a project in progress and this site is currently under construction. Your suggestions for improvements will be greatly appreciated.

This project, though approved by the Church, is the initiative of a group of lay persons not directly employed by the Church and is funded purely by donations. If you wish to make a donation, please see the About Us page for details.

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