The centennial celebration of Protestantism in Vietnam closed in the central city of Da Nang on June 16, with the participation of 13,000 domestic and foreign followers and dignitaries.

Themed, “Looking toward the future”, the closing ceremony sent a message of “What we will do for the future” to followers.

Over the past century in Vietnam , the Evangelical Church has participated in social charitable activities in health and education as well as helped victims of disasters and poor and needy people. Since 2005, the Church has spent 25 billion VND on its charitable work.

With the motto of “Living the Gospel in the nation”, serving God, serving the Fatherland and people, the Church will make more contributions to the country’s modernisation process.

During three days of celebration, the local authorities created favourable conditions for activities to be held safely.

Similar celebrations will be held in Hanoi on June 20 and Ho Chi Minh City on June 24 and 25./.