On the afternoon of May 28, the signing ceremony for the construction of Zhuhai Christian Church was held by TSPM & CCC, Zhuhai (The Committee of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement of the Protestant Churches and the Christian Council of Zhuhai), which marked a new start for the construction.
According to the official website of TSPM & CCC, Guangdong, Pastor Fan Hongen has represented CCC, Zhuhai to sign in the construction contract with Shantou Dahao Construction Corporation. He is the chairman of TSPM, Guangdong, chairman of TSPM, Zhuhai, and president of CCC, Zhuhai.
The location is on the north side of Meihua West Road, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai City, which is the main node for the Guangzhou-Zhuhai light rail to enter and exit the main urban area.
TSPM & CCC, Zhuhai have started applying for land for building churches in 2000. In May 2014, the land (about 1.22 acre) was approved.
After finishing the project registration, planning permission, land pre-examination and other procedures, on November 7, 2017, "Decision to Grant Administrative Licensing" of rebuilding the church was approved by the Ethnic and Religious Affairs Commission of Guangdong Province. On November 28, 2019, the foundation-laying ceremony was held. On December 27, 2019, “Municipality for the Permit of Project Construction” was issued by the Municipal Bureau of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai.
According to the design plan, the main functions of the building include:
1. The first floor is a public service room with canteen, kitchen, clinic, toolshed, activity room and equipment room.
2. The upper part of the main entrance is divided into three sections from west to east: the front section is the entrance atrium, daily activity room, office and training room, and the top is the chapel; the middle section is the chapel and its accessory rooms; and the rear section is the supporting room.
3. Underground garage and equipment room.
After completion, it will be able to accommodate nearly 2,000 people at the same time.