Cheonan Churches

A guide to English churches in Cheonan, Chungnam, South Korea.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

English Worship Services

There are a growing number of churches in Cheonan which provide English worship services. Below are just a few:

Antioch Outreach

Rev. John Habu Sarki ( H.P.: 010-6870-3157
Serving foreigners in many areas: English Worship Service 11:00 am on Sundays, medical service for those without insurance, a foreigner's house for shelter for the homeless, special events to promote friendship and Korean language school.

Address: Cheonan Presbyterian Church, Wonsung 1 Dong 224-7, next to Oryong Stadium

Calvary Chapel Cheonan

Calvary Community Church, an International English fellowship of believers located in Cheonan, S.Korea.  Our prayer is that you would be blessed and strengthened by the power of Jesus Christ.  It is our sincere desire to help you grow in the knowledge of Jesus Christ, and to become a vital part of the family of believers who call this church their home. Calvary Community Church is here for you. We are a fellowship of believers coming together to declare the glory of the Lord and celebrate Jesus as King. We teach through God’s Word. verse by verse, practicing what we learn and in the process grow together. May God richly bless you!

We are located next to the former ‘Cheonan Medical Center‘ (the big green building on the map below).  In the front of the building there is a ‘GS25 Mart‘. 

Worship Service: Sunday 11am, take the elevator to the 4th floor
Church Location & Address:
40-9 Dongnamgu Bongmyong-dong
충남 천안시 동남구 봉명동 40-9
  • Pastor Cobb 010-2286-7584 (English)
  • Byron 010-2286-7584 (English)
  • Byungkyu 010-2827-5775 (Korean)

Cheonan English Church
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It's just passed Dujeong station on bus 1. You can walk from dujeong station or take buses 110,100,102,140,141,142,143,150,151,and 152. get off at busung-dong community center. It's held in the Cheonan Central Presbyterian Church. The church there is huge with a fifty foot cross so its hard to miss. Service starts at 12:30 on sunday.
Cheonan International Church

Senior Pastor : Rev. Lee Kang Hun (HP. 011-456-9997)
Assistant Pastor: Rev. Kim Dong Chan (HP. 016-9880-6817)
Assistant Pastor: Rev. Setia Ulina Tarigan (for Indonesians)
Assistant Pastor: Rev. Jontor Situmorang
Evangelist Kim Ki Soo (HP. 010-8255-8479, for mercy ministry)
Evangelist Tsoy Dmitriy (HP. 017-318-5411, for Russians)
Staff: Deac. Jenny Manurung (HP. 010-6873-3556, for Indonesians)
Ugay Mariya (Co-Worker for Russians)

Hours: 9 a.m to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. (Monday is a day off)

Sunday English/Korean Worship: 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Indonesian Worship: 3:00 p.m.
Sunday School: for children 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Bible Study: for Indonesian workers 5:00-6:00 p.m.
English Classes: for Russians 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Korean Language Classes: 6:00 p.m.

The congregation serves primarilly foreign workers from Russia, India, Pakhistan, the Philippines, and Indonesia. Every day we help solve issues such as dealing with difficult employers and health and welfare problems.

Address: Shinboo B/D 6th.fl. 812 Shinbudong, Cheonan city. Tel/Fax.: 565-5801/564-3818. It's about a 5 minute walk from Cheonan terminal (Galleria). It is next to Yawoori building.

Galilee Methodist Church
Senior Pastor Lee Chang-jun

This is a large church with an awesome choir and 5000 members in the congregation. English translation of the service is provided at the 11:00 a.m. worship on Sundays and at 7:30 p.m. evening worship Sundays/Wednesdays.

There is also an active Children's English Sunday School at 2 p.m. on Sundays.

Address: Ssangyong dong, between Jugong 7-danji apartments and E-mart.
Contact: Belle 010-2389-1100


KNU International English Church
Reverend Josh Broward

English Worship: 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. We have people from 10 different countries and 4 different continents. Two things bind us together. We are all seeking God and we all speak English.

We have a wonderful worship team and a growing congregation for foreigners and Koreans.

Adult Bible Study 9:00 a.m. Sunday, Nazarene Building, 6th floor.

Address: Korea Nazarene University Campus, Nazarene Building (the first big building at the entrance of campus), Patch Hall, 6th floor, Ssangyong-dong, Cheonan


Oryong-dong Catholic Church

Mass is at 2:00pm and is 60-75 minutes. The congregation is mostly Filipino migrant workers but also a few Nepalese, Indian, French, Korean Uzbeki and Americans attend. Activities and Ministries such as Korean classes, sight seeing trip and visits to retirement homes are planned by a central migrant workers' association (MOYSE.)

Location:Behind the old Cheonan City Hall. Go to the right and a block behind the City Hall.(maybe 3~4 blocks from the train station.)

Directions: easiest way is by taxi, just say 'Cheonan shi-cheong'(Cheonan City Hall) then walk along the street to the right of the city hall and you will see the signs and courtyard of the Church.

Contact Info: The are two priests that serve the Catholic community here, one is Korean who speaks English, Fr. Joseph. The other is a French missionary, Fr. Paul. Talk to Theresa, the MOYSE helper for help. The phone number that is on the signs is 041-523-2666, and the associated email address is mailto:camoyse@hanmail