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Our History

Three missionary groups (the Presbyterian, Baptist and Congregationalist) came together back in 1903 with a burden and vision to reach the increasing number of Chinese immigrants to the Chicago area that had begun to settle in what is present-day Chinatown. They sensed the suffering and desperation of these folks and felt a desire to meet their physical needs as well as their spiritual needs. Today, after 106 years, CCUC strives to continue upholding this vision.

For more on the history of Chinese in Chicago, check out this site: Chicago Chinatown Home Page