Chinese Independent Baptist Church (CIBC) began over 100 years ago as a neighborhood church serving Oakland's Chinatown. The church recognizes and appreciates God's providential care, provision and faithfulness in its growth from very modest beginnings in 1906 to now occupy an expanded site on eighth and ninth streets and in its effective ministry to over 800 people every Sunday. The church emphasizes preaching, teaching and obeying the Word of God. It is committed to sound biblical teaching and has a long history of training and sending future pastors, missionaries and church leaders throughout the world.
While serving the Cantonese, Mandarin, and English speaking community, we reach out to all that want to learn God's word. By working with various fellowship ministries and outreach groups we have continued an emphasis on evangelism and spiritual growth while trying to instill Christ-likeness in all we come into contact with. Whether it is working with small groups locally, fellowship groups within the church or with the various mission groups throughout the world, we strive to meet the spiritual needs and growth that so many need and desire. Through these many years of spreading the gospel to the community and the growth we have observed, we have remained a biblically sound, family oriented church that desires to meet the spiritual needs of your family.