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Xiamen Int'l Christian Fellowship


Xiamen Christian-Related LinksDirectory of some of Xiamen's over 40 churchesXiamen Churches
Jehovah Nissi Christian Bookstore Xiamen FujianAmoy Mission Project (1842-1952)   Fokyen Churches Life of Christ by Chinese artists  FukienFujian Church Photos
Jehovah Nissi Christian Bookstore Xiamen FujianJehovah Nissi Bookstore Trinity Church on Kulangyu IslandTrinity Church Website  F鷍i鄋 Fukien Fokyen Ka-ho-san, Chuan-chhu-oa Foochow Reformed Church of America in ChinaXiamen Church History
Bamboo Church Fukien Bamboo Church Website Fokyen  Xiamen TMCA and YWCA almost 100 years of historyXiamen YMCA & YWCA

F鷍i鄋 Fukien Fokyen Ka-ho-san, Chuan-chhu-oa Foochow Fuhchau
Foreign Fellowships in China
: Beijing International Christian FellowshipBeijing  Suzhou International Christian FellowshipSuzhou  Tianjin International Christian Fellowship
Tianjian  Dalian International Christian FellowshipDalian Nanjing International Christian FellowshipNanjing  Shenyang International Christian FellowshipShenyang  Guangzhou International Christian FellowshipGuangzhou Qingdao International Christian FellowshipQingdao  Kunming International Christian FellowshipKunming  Shanghai International Christian FellowshipShanghai  Macao International Christian Fellowship  Horizon Christian Fellowship of Macao Macau   Hong Kong International Christian FellowshipHong Kong

What is XICF? XICF is a registered fellowship for all holders of foreign passports (please show them each Sunday or leave hotocopy on file with us).Gospel Church Xiamen International Christian Fellowship

When?  Sundays, 10:30 AM to 12 Noon. (also check outsmall groups).

Where?  Gospel Church (福音堂--Fuyin Tang) near the Cultural Palace at the end of Zhongshan Rd.
Address: 139 Sīmíngdōng Rd. Xiamen. 厦门市思明东路139号
Tel. 1825-947-2884.

Getting There:    Click Here for card to print & give taxi driver.  Busses to Gospel Church: 3, 4, 8, 12, 21, 32, 957, 955, 943

What we do: Christians from over 30 countries worship together in services led by volunteers, and hold many other activities as well...

Small Groups  In addition to the main worship, we have special AWANA programs for children, as well as numerous small groups for various interest groups and needs, such as the Philippine students at Jimei who meet each Sunday at the Yiyuan for lunch.  (We have an XICF bus to pick up members in Jimei for Sunday services).   Our members also have several English Corners, and help out with the YMCA, orphanages, etc.  Lots to do, so please contact XICF members on Sundays for more info--or to volunteer.
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AWANA Sunday School--a full program, including Cubbies: Preschool Sparks: K - 2nd Grade ... 3rd - 6th class (we need volunteers for work with teens!)

Special Programs -- monthly communion service, and music and drama on Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, etc.

Annual XICF Retreats!  We've had seven so far, with over 100 people meeting for the weekend in Fuzhou's beautiful Yongtai, Zhangzhou's Changtai, Shishi's "Gold Coast Resort", etc..

Volunteer!   XICF needs volunteers for the music, for running the sound equipment, ushers, etc.  Again, please ask XICF members on Sunday for information.
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Click Card below to enlarge and print, and show taxi driver:Address Card for Xiamen International Christian Fellowship, held at Xiamen Imperial Bayview Hotel  
Biograhpy of Jessie M. Johnston Missionary to Amoy Mission Bio of J. Johnston, M. to Amoy (1885-1904) Tennessee family lived in China Fujian from 1899 to 1949Bio of Caldwells (Fujian, 1899 to 1949)
F鷍i鄋 Fukien Fokyen Ka-ho-san, Chuan-chhu-oa Foochow  Changchow Chinchew"Life of Christ by Chinese Artists!" (1940)
  Fújiàn Fukien Fokyen Ka-ho-san, Chuan-chhu-oa Foochow Big-Hat Toa-bo a mountain about 2,000 feet high within 25 miles of Amoy Su-beng-su Ko-koa (??) [Gaoqi  [Gaoqi--site of Gaoqi International Airport, a small town about three miles northwest from Amoy."  Lam-tai-bu Changchow [Zhangzhou]  Chiang-Chiu Chang-chow and Chuan-chow Zhangpu Ka-ho-san huan-chhu-oa (outskirts of Amoy in hills) The Po-lam Bridge Loh-iu Luoyang ?? Chhah Siang ? Huì’an Pu-Nan Pho-Lam ?? 30 miles upriver from Amoy Chiang Kai-Shek. Chee-ang Khy-sheck Jiang Jieshi DELL ??  Metro ??? ???  Wal-mart"City of Springs" (Quanzhou, 1902)

Christian Fellowships in China (Click Links for websites)

Qingdao International Christian Fellowship (QICF)
Sunday, 10:00 AM, Intercontinental Hotel (Olympic Sailing Center)

Guangzhou International Christian Fellowship (GICF).
Star Hotel,3/F,beside Tian He East Train Station.
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Shanghai Fellowship English Service (SFES). 

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Beijing International Christian Fellowship  (BICF).
Sino-Japanese Youth Centre, 21st Century Theatre Beijing.  Tel: +86 0 139 0110 4943 / +86 +86 0 8454 3468  E-mail:

Suzhou International Christian Fellowship (SICF)
Meets Sunday, 10AM, Centennial Auditorium 4/F International Building
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Shenyang International Christian Fellowship (SYICF)
Address: Shenyang, Heping District, Shi Fu Da Lu - 10 meters east of the famous Korean cold noodle shop (Xita Da Leng Mian) or 150 meters west of Ning Da Hotel. 
Church contact: +86136 7420 3221

Dalian International Christian Fellowship (DICF)
E-mail:   or

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Nanjing International Christian Fellowship (NICF)
PICC Insurance Hotel, 5th Floor, No. 69, Chang Jiang Road, Nanjing, China  
江苏保险大厦,南京市长江路69号  (Sunday 9:30 to 11:30)

International Fellowship
Meets Sunday, 10:30AM,Tianjin Travel University (Behind Dixon Hotel)

Kunming International Christian Fellowship (KICF)
Meets Sunday, 10:30 AM, Hainan Air Hotel (former Marriott Hotel)

Macau: Horizon Christian Fellowship of Macau 

Hong Kong Christian Fellowship 
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Click Here for Xiamen YMCA or YWCA Young Men's Women's Christian Association (both sites are identical, I think).

EDUCATION Xiamen University GuideXiamen University
Xiamen International School  International Baccalaureate ProgramXIS(Int'l School)
Study Mandarin Chinese or Minnan Dialect at Xiamen University  or with private tutorStudy Mandarin
China Studies Program Xiamen University  Council for Christian Colleges and Universities Washington D.C. Jay LundeliusCSP(China Studies)
Piano Island Music Events Xiamen Philharmonic OrchestraLibrary Xiamen Museum Library Science Center  World's largest organ museum Asia's largest piano museum China's first anthropology museum Sino Eurolpean art museum etc.Museums
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DINING  Xiamen Tea Houses Minnan tea culture minnan tea ceremonyTea Houses
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Western (Internationall) Cuisine in XiamenInternationalAlien visa info -- Americans, Europeans E.T. Outer space visitors
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Hakka Earthen architecture Massage!
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Sports -- Golf, Badminton Tennis Bowling Paint BallSports Xiamen Boardwalk One of the most beautiful boardwalks in China or anywhere else.  Along the Island Ring road over 6km long so far.Boardwalk
Xiamen Parks, recreation, hiking boardwalk etcParks Xiamen Museum Library Science Center etcPets
Bird watching in Xiamen Amoy  SwinhoeBirdwatching
Martial arts Chinese Kung FuKung Fu Hiking around Xiamen BushwalksHiking
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Common Talk Xiamen Dailys Weekly English SupplementMTS(Translation)

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