If you are thinking of finding a church, CONGRATULATIONS!
You are about to join God’s kingdom and family on earth. According to 1 Timothy 3;15, God gathers His children to become a Family, that we can worship, love and support one another!
1 Timothy 3:15
The family of God is the church of the living God. It is the pillar and foundation of the truth.
If you have never attended a church before, it sounds scary to go to a church and meet someone you have never met before. Don’t worry. I have some useful tips for you:
- Talk to a Christian Friend, saying that you want to find a church – You don’t need to commit. Just take a time and visit his church, joins a service and see how it goes. Most likely, you will like the church and keep going. Otherwise, just tell your friend you would like to visit other churches before making a decision.
- Look around your neighborhood or search from the Internet – Find a church near you can be a good starting point. You don’t need a long travel time, and if you keep going, you can participate more in the church since it is not far from your home.
- Open your heart when selecting a church – It is not about finding a church that suits you, it is about how you can know more about God, grow in Christ, and serve with brothers and sisters in a church. There are three questions you may ask yourself:
- About God – Can I learn more about God in this church, through worship, sermons, and talk to brothers and sisters? The church is not about a religion. Its message must focus on God and how people can follow God.
- About Church – Do you feel welcome by brothers and sisters in the church, would like to be part of them, and learn and serve God with them?
- About Yourself – Pray to God and ask for His guidance. Do you like to go again? If so, go again. When you attend and participate, you will learn that no church is perfect. But some churches are more caring, more energetic in witnessing Christ, and more focused on the growth of Christians.
Below are some of the English speaking churches in Hong Kong. They are listed in Alphabetical Order.
Hong Kong Island
Ambassador International Church, Central, Hong Kong
We’re an independent Christian church serving the English-speaking community in Hong Kong. Our emphasis is on Biblical teaching, worship, and helping people to follow Christ.
Church of All Nations (CAN) Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
CAN is a vibrant congregation of people in the midst of one of the most unique parts of God’s world, both southeast China and southeast Asia. People who affiliate with our English-speaking parish come from 12-15 countries at any one time. CAN is located on the southern part of Hong Kong Island in Repulse Bay, on the grounds of Hong Kong International School. The congregation formed over thirty years ago when the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod founded HKIS.
Community Church Hong Kong Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
We are an International, Inclusive, Multi-denominational, Christian Congregation which welcomes all people. We value tradition and creativity and honor the personal stories and talents of every participant. We aim to share the Good News of the Holy Scriptures and to challenge Hong Kong people to live life more fully by honoring God, following the Lord Jesus Christ, and seeking the guidance of the Holy Spirit in our Church, Community and World.
Emmanuel Church, Anglican Church Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Daughter Church of St. John’s Cathedral. A friendly, inclusive, English speaking church in the Anglican tradition. Emmanuel Church – Pokfulam meets every Sunday at 10:15 a.m. at: Bethanie, 139 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong. The congregation come from a variety of backgrounds and denominations. People of all church backgrounds, or even no church background, are welcome.
Evangelical Community Church， Wan Chai, Hong Kong
The church is an interdependent organism that makes relationships its priority. We use four key words to define our relational identity. Our mandate is to prepare people for God in Hong Kong and beyond, through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Faith Community Church Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Faith Community Church is an inter-denominational, international English speaking church. We warmly welcome people of all ages and from every background to worship with us.
Grace Evangelical Church North Point, Hong Kong
A Chinese Evangelical church located in North Point, in the Eastern district of Hong Kong Island. The church was founded sixteen years ago and has a wide-range of Christian fellowships for all ages. Their mother church is the Shau Kei Wan Evangelical church.
International Baptist Church of Hong Kong Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Our calling to live the Christ life is not a one time choice, but moment by moment living by faith in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. When people come in contact with IBC members living the Christ life, they should smell the aroma of Christ and see the light of His word. It doesn’t take a university or a theological degree to live the Christ life. Therefore, we at IBC are wholly devoted to helping you live the Christ life to the glory of God. We want to help you live joyfully in the midst of any circumstance that you have in your life.
International Christian Assembly North Point, Hong Kong
We have a number of worship services on Sunday and meetings during the week that are conducted in English, Cantonese, Filipino, Thai, Sri Lankan and Indonesian.
Island Baptist Church Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
We are an English-speaking international church. We are also a local independent Baptist Church. We are not a perfect church. Frankly, we need each other to fulfil God’s will for our lives. God has given each and everyone of us spiritual gifts to be used to build up His people. We are to be an encouragement to one another and provoke one another to a better walk with God.
Island Evangelical Community Church Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
We believe in building an authentic community of believers that are truly excited about service, fellowship, and living for Jesus Christ. Here at Island ECC, our desire is to see the body of Christ growing in Hong Kong.
Methodist International Church Wanchai, Hong Kong
We treasure our place within the Methodist Church, Hong Kong, as we seek to serve an international community in this place of Hong Kong, ‘Asia’s World City.’ Our fellowship is made up of people from all over the world, who are either living in or visiting Hong Kong. Some come to Hong Kong for many years and have made Hong Kong their home; others are here on a more short-term basis. Some are from a Methodist background, most are not. We welcome people of any Christian background to worship and fellowship. We seek to communicate biblical truths that are unchanging but in a way that is relevant for our people’s situation. We seek to serve the whole people of whatever age, race, colour or Christian experience.
Sky City Church Wanchai, Hong Kong
Sky City Church is a young and exciting international church in the centre of Hong Kong. Driven by a heart for worship, hunger for the Word and outreach into the community, Sky City Church is passionate to see the people of Hong Kong loved and cared for with the gospel.
St. John’s Cathedral Central, Hong Kong
Deeply rooted in the traditions of Anglicanism and yet at the same time exercising ministries which reach out into the wider life of the community, St. John’s Cathedral is a much used and much loved building.
Union Church Hong Kong Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
An international, interdenominational church established in Hong Kong in 1844. The congregation is diverse in nationality and ethnicity, yet united in its dedication to spiritual growth and genuine support to its members and the larger community.
Watermark Community Church Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
Watermark Community Church, the daughter church of Island ECC, is an English-speaking international church seeking to impact Hong Kong in a powerful way through the life changing message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We have no denominational ties, and are committed to maintaining doctrinal purity, while being culturally relevant.
Calvary Church Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Calvary is Full Gospel and Charismatic in both doctrine and practice, and is affiliated with Praise Chapel of California. The church was pioneered in February 1989 through street outreaches and a lot of hard work. God has richly blessed us, and currently membership is diverse, over 20 nationalities and counting! We would love for you to join us in worshipping God.
Kowloon International Baptist Church Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Kowloon International Baptist Church (KIBC) has English-language services every Sunday and Wednesday. We have many ministries and activities throughout the week to involve every member of your family. If you are looking for a church to visit, or if you are looking for a new church home, we hope that you will come and see us at KIBC.
Lighthouse Ministries Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
An International Church in the heart of Tsimshatsui, Hong Kong. A friendly fellowship emphasizing the teaching and studying of God’s Word, that welcomes all races, all classes of people. The web site is packed with good Bible resources and other relevant resources to help you find what you need.
St. Andrew’s Church (Anglican-Episcopal) Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
A multi-cultural, international, English-speaking family church, blending the contemporary and traditional in Spirit-filled worship.
Shatin Anglican Church Shatin, N.T.
We are an international and interdenominational community bound together by a common language (English), a common home (Hong Kong) and a common love for the Lord Jesus. Although nominally Anglican, less than 4% of the congregation have an Anglican background. Members come from a very wide range of denominational or pagan backgrounds.
Resurrection Church Sai Kung, N.T.
Formed by an international community comprised of varying life and religious stories, we have welcomed all to join our services for the last 30 years in Sai Kung and Clear Water Bay. We are an English speaking, family friendly church and our morning service will always have something for children of all ages.