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About us

We are a community of believers in Jesus Christ dedicated to knowing God and making Him known to others in the city and beyond. As a church family we come from many cultural backgrounds and do services in English and Japanese. We are affiliated with the Christ Gospel Churches (KFK) in Kansai area, and nationally with the Japanese Pentecostal Fellowship TPKF (


Whatever brings you to Kyoto, you´ll find us as a warm, casual community devoted to discovering and growing in faith together, and a heart to reach others. We welcome you, and look forward to meeting you!





Taneli + Rie Sinivirta
タネリ  + 梨絵・シニヴィルタ。

Taneli is Finnish and Rie Japanese. They met in England in where Rie had become a Christian while studying English and Taneli was studying theology. After Taneli graduated in 2003 they got married in Finland and moved to Japan as missionaries. 


They are passionate about sharing the gospel with those who have not yet heard it, helping them see the gospel work in their lives, and drawing alongside them as they strive to love God and people in the city.


Over the years they have been church planting in Japan and ministering in Finland for almost 20 years. They have three teenage sons, love traveling, shopping, and enjoying the beautiful Japanese nature.                   







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