Mission and Vision

Chinese Gospel Church exists to make disciples for Christ. We gather to demonstrate our love for God, we seek to establish relationship with God and through Him, we demonstrate our love for each other, and we are here to serve God and others.

We are the Chinese Gospel Church of Virginia, located in Charlottesville, aside with Thomas Jefferson's University of Virginia.


Church History


Chinese Gospel Church was established in September, 2004. It was planted in the First Baptist Church of Charlottesville facilities. We started with 20 people worshipping each Sunday. Through God’s grace and His blessings, we have grown to approximately 50 to 70 people who come to worship each Sunday. We speak Chinese Mandarin and English during our services. Many of our folks are affiliated with the University of Virginia. We have Chinese people from Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong...

Read more about our History


Elder Chester Yuan and Sister Arlene Yuan

Elder Chester Yuan and Arlene Yuan

Elder Chester Yuan was ordained in April 2005. He and his wife, Arlene, helped founded this church in 2004. After more than 20 years in the corporate world, Chester and Arlene served as missionaries in Bangkok, Thailand for two years. Since returning back to Charlottesville in 2004, Chester served as our pastor. Elder Chester has recentdecided to retire from the pastor position...

Read Pastor Yuan's Biography

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