Beijing Street Church

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Beijing Street Church (Chinese: 北京街礼拜堂) is a Protestant church located in Dalian, China It is the former Dalian Lutheran Church (Chinese: 大连路德教堂) and its church building is now a Historical Building Protected by Dalian City. It was recently renamed as Dalian City Cheng-en Church (Chinese: 大连市承恩堂, literally "Dalian City Receiving Grace Church"), but the local people still call it "Beijing Street Church."

Beijing Street Church (Dalian, China)

Brief history[edit]

  • From 1895, the Danish National Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark) sent missions to Beijing and northern China, and in 1914, built the Dalian Lutheran Church, in this city which was Japan's leased territory at that time.
  • It officially belonged to the Lutheran Church of Northern China, of Lutheran Church of China. In the nearby naval port of Lüshun, another Lutheran church was built, which also still exists.
  • In 2002, it was listed as a Historic Building Under Protection of the City of Dalian.
  • In 2006, was renamed as Dalian City Cheng-en Church (Chinese: 大连市承恩堂, literally "Dalian City Receiving Grace Church), but the local people still call it "Beijing Street Church."

At This Church Today[edit]

  • Address: No. 605, Changjiang Road, Xi-gang District, Dalian City, Liaoning Province 116011
Phone: 0411-8363-1678
  • The church keeps the form of the building as it was built in 1914.
  • Among the six Protestant churches in the six Districts of Dalian, this church, Yuguang Street Church and Lüshun Church retain the original buildings, while Harvest Church, Xinggong Church for the Korean Chinese and Jinzhou Church were rebuilt in the past ten years.
  • Services are held on Friday evening (for youth) and three times on Sunday. Bible study is also done.
  • Baptism is done usually on Sunday a week or two before Christmas Day or Easter.
  • A Christmas program including the 50-member chorus is held on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day, no service is held, but the song and dance programs are held from morning till a little after noon.
  • A play from the Bible is held each year on a weekend after Christmas.

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