Episcopal Diocese of Taiwan

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Diocese of Taiwan
Country Taiwan
Ecclesiastical province Province VIII
Congregations 13 (2014)
Members 1,221 (2014)
Rite Episcopal Church of the United States
Cathedral St. John's Cathedral, Taipei
Current leadership
Bishop David Lai

The Episcopal Diocese of Taiwan (臺灣聖公會) is the Anglican diocese in Taiwan and a member diocese of the Episcopal Church of the United States. It was established in 1954, five years after Chinese Episcopalians fled from mainland China to Taiwan following the Chinese Communist Revolution in 1949.

It is a diocese of Province 8 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.


The Church of Good Shepherd (Taipei)

Parishes of the diocese:[1]

Church Address
Epiphany Church 7, Lane 105, Section 1, Hangzhou South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City
St. John's Cathedral (Diocesan Cathedral) 280, Section 2, Fuxing South Road, Da’an District, Taipei City
The Church of The Good Shepherd 509 Zhongzheng Road, Shilin District, Taipei City[2]
Holy Trinity Church 163 Tung Ming Road, Keelung City
St. Luke's Church 1-6 Ming Hsin Street, Hualien City[3]
St. James Church No. 23, Section 1, Wuquan West Road, West District, Taichung City[4]
St. Peter's Church 8 Hsin Chung Street, Chiayi City
Grace Church 24 Lane 550 Tsung Te Road, Tainan City
All Saints' Church 5 Chieh Shou Road, Gangshan District, Kaohsiung City
St. Paul's Church 200 Tzu Chiang 1st Road, Sanmin District, Kaohsiung City
St. Timothy's Church 3F. No. 262 Chung-hsiao 1st. Rd. Sinsing District, Kaohsiung City
St. Mark's Church 120 - 11 Chung Hsiao Road, Pingtung City


  1. Harry S. Kennedy (1954–1960; Chinese: 甘納德主教)
    * Charles P. Gilson (1961–1964; Chinese: 吉爾生主教) (Suffragan)
  2. James C. L. Wong (1965–1970; Chinese: 王長齡主教)
  3. James Pong (1971–1979; Chinese: 龐德明主教)
  4. Pui-Yeung Cheung (1980–1987; Chinese: 張培揚主教)
  5. John C. T. Chien (1988–2001; Chinese: 簡啟聰主教)
  6. David Jung-Hsin Lai (2001–present; Chinese: 賴榮信主教)

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