Texas churches pledge to sponsor exiled Chinese Mayflower Church members

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(Christian Post) Churches in Texas have pledged to sponsor the resettlement of 64 Christians from China’s persecuted “Mayflower Church” who fled to South Korea in 2019 but were denied asylum.

Southern Baptist congregations and other churches in East Texas have said they will sponsor the exiled members of Shenzhen Holy Reformed house church, which came to be known as Mayflower Church after some 60 Chinese Christians, including 32 children, arrived in South Korea’s Jeju Island in 2019. Sixteen families are now in Thailand awaiting responses to their refugee applications first submitted to the U.N.’s refugee agency UNCHR on Sept. 5, 2022.

The name Mayflower comes from the English ship that carried passengers — some of whom were Protestant separatists seeking religious freedom from the Church of England — who traveled to the colonies in the 17th century.

Deana Brown, the founder and CEO of Freedom Seekers International, and…

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