Coordinates: 39°55′54″N 116°23′41″E / 39.93165°N 116.39461°E / 39.93165; 116.39461

A white two-story building with an irregularly shaped roof seen from a hsort distance away. Two crosses protrude from the roof. There are some other buildings, a sidewalk, and taxicabs in the street in the foreground
The Kuanjie Church seen from across nearby Di'anmen East Street
U.S. President George W. Bush visiting the Kuanjie Protestant Church during the 2008 Beijing Olympics
The Kuanjie Church

The Kuanjie Protestant Church (Chinese: 宽街教堂) is a state church in the Dongcheng District of Beijing, China. It is operated by the Three-Self Patriotic Movement.[1][2][3][4][5]


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