Chinese Christian Church of Rhode Island (CCCRI)

  • We are a non-denominational evangelical church ministering to both Chinese and English speaking congregations in Rhode Island and Southeastern New England.
  • We were started with a fellowship group of overseas Chinese students and faculty at Brown University.
  • We are currently located in the historic city – Pawtucket in Rhode Island with easy access from Interstate-95.

Our History

03/06/1977The church was established at YMCA located at 160 Broadway, Providence, Rhode Island.
07/01/1980Began worship service in East Providence church building.
09/xx/1981Chinese school was established.
10/30/1988Adult Sunday school and youth fellowship were established.
05/07/1989Enoch fellowship which is the first fellowship of the church, was established.
01/25/1990Chinese young adults fellowship was formed and renamed to Joy Fellowship in 01/1992.
07/03/1992First church family retreat was held at Camp Canonicus in Exeter.
05/28/1994First church picnic was held at Colt State Park in Bristol.
09/09/1994Kingston Chinese Christian Fellowship at URI was established.
04/14/1996First English Sunday worship service.
01/04/1997Caleb Fellowship was established to minister to senior citizens.
01/09/1997Enoch Fellowship was separated into 7 cell groups and became David, Bartholomew, Noah, Peter, Timothy, Ruth, URI fellowships.
06/19/1999Dedication and Thanksgiving Service for current church building was held at 333 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket, RI.
04/xx/2000Timothy cell group was renamed to Jia-Mei Fellowship.
05/xx/2000First annual women’s retreat.
09/xx/2000College and young adult fellowship was formed and renamed to LIFE Fellowship in 2015.
11/09/2002First annual missions conference (2 days) – Mission, Passion & Action.
04/13/2006Restaurant Ministry began.
09/08/2009Tuesday evening communion service began.
02/19/2012Canaan Fellowship was established.
09/12/2014Chinese Christian Joy Fellowship (CCJF) was established at JWU.
03/10/201740th anniversary celebration (3 days) with revival meeting, carnival, Thanksgiving service, and ordination of Minister Yiu.