Three days after the Church of God heard the news of sunken ferry Sewol, it sent an emergency volunteer team to the Pengmok Harbor on April 20. The volunteers were from the Church of God close to Jindo in Jeollanam Province--Yeonggwang, Naju, Suncheon as well as Mokpo.
Seven years ago, a self-claimed Christ was deported from China for extorting money from people by deceiving them with a time-limited eschatology. As a Protestant church in Korea is supporting him, this weird phenomenon is controversial.
Over 1,500 members of the World Mission Society Church of God in Changwon and Gimhae held the 247th Worldwide Blood Drive to Give Life through the Love of the Passover at Changwon Gymnasium located in Dudae-dong on the 30th last month.
It's heartwarming to see volunteers from nationwide at the ferry disaster scene. The members from the World Mission Society Church of God (General Pastor Kim Joo-cheol) in Mokpo has been serving meals for 800 people there including bereaved families, the marine police, and volunteers.