Christian Church of Guangzhou Tianhe (Chinese: 广州基督教天河堂), also known as Tianhe Church (天河堂), is a Christian TSPM Church in Guangzhou, China. It is located at No. 16-20 Daguan Middle Road, Tianhe District, and hence its name. It is considered the largest church in Guangzhou.
|Christian Church of Guangzhou Tianhe|
|Location||No. 16-20 Daguan Middle Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province|
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Architectural type||Comprehensive church|
Theology research center
|Groundbreaking||15 Sep. 2007|
|Completed||14 Jan. 2017|
|Construction cost||29 million / 110 million RMB|
|Floor area||9,431 m2|
|Pastor(s)||Feng Hao, Lin Bingsheng, Yang Yongchun (2017)|
Tianhe Church is the first Christian church built in Guangzhou after 1949, and is the first church in Tianhe District. The predecessor of the church was Xiaogang Church (小港堂) in Haizhu District. Since the church was seriously damaged, it was rebuilt in another place. On September 15, 2007, the foundation stone ceremony of the new church was held, and the construction started on February 10, 2009. It was finally opened on January 14, 2017 officially.
The new church was designed by Peng Yongming (彭永明). It covers an area of 8,830 square meters, including Main Hall, Deputy Hall, Bell Tower, Training Building and supporting management room, 5 buildings in total. The total floor area is 9,431 square meters, making it the largest-ever church in Guangzhou.
The table below was entered on August 21, 2017. The content may change at any time. The actual schedule of the day shall prevail.
|Sunday||9:30-11:00||Main Hall||Sunday Worship (Mandarin)|
|A107||Children's Sunday School|
|Sunday||14:00-16:30||Lecture Hall||Youth party|
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