OUR STORY

North America's First Asian American congregation.

Founded over a century and a half ago, the Presbyterian Church in Chinatown is the oldest Asian American Christian congregation in North America. Designated a "foreign mission" by the Presbyterian denomination, the church opened its doors on November 6, 1853 with four members under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. William Speer. It was not until 1925 that jurisdiction of the church was transferred from the Board of Foreign Missions to the Board of National Missions. After changing its name from the Presbyterian Chinese Mission Church, the congregation continued to be known as the Chinese Presbyterian Church until 1958, when the current name emphasizing the church's recognition of its social context and its commitment to the San Francisco Chinatown community was adopted by its members.

Celebrating Faith

樂傳主道

Faith
in
Action

信心的實踐

Building
a
Community

教會團體的造就

Women
in
the
Church

教會中的婦女

Nurturing Leaders

培養數代領導人材