Local English Church Services in Seoul

Although SFS is a Christian school, we certainly are not a church, nor are we affiliated with any one particular denomination. That said, we highly encourage anyone in the SFS community to get involved in one of the local churches in Seoul. Below you will find a list of many of the English services. If you know of another service that is not listed, please email the Christian Ministries Coordinator the details and we would be happy to share that with the community.


Anglican Cathedral – (730-6611) Located next to the British Embassy in Chung Dong. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m.

Assemblies of God:

Yoido Full Gospel Church – (780-5111) located on Yoido across from National Assembly building and Manhattan Hotel. Sunday worship services at 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. with simultaneous translation.


Seoul International Baptist Church – (333-0662) located near Itaewon, adjacent to Namsan tunnel #3. Sunday Bible Study for all ages at 9:45 and worship at 11:00 a.m. Praise service at 6:00 p.m.


International Lutheran Church – (794-6274) located in Hannam-dong near the intersection of the road to Itaewon. Sunday worship service at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.


Chung Dong First Methodist Church – (753-0001/3) located in Chung Dong, Joon Ku near Duksoo Palace. Sunday Korean worship at 11:00 a.m. with simultaneous translation.


Seoul Grace Community-

11:15am in the 3rd floor Original Sanctuary building of Ahyun Church
(Exit #2 of subway stop Ahyeon on the Green #2 Line. The church will be on your left side about 100 meters from the exit. Walk up the driveway hill to reach the sanctuary from the street)


Seoul Grace is a gospel-focused, grace-giving international community of followers of Jesus Christ who love God and are empowered by the Holy Spirit to serve the city of Seoul and beyond.

Seoul Union Church

We gather at School of Theology (신학관 ) Seminary Chapel, 2nd floor on the Yonsei University campus (연세대학교)
Address: 134 Sinchon-dong, Sodaemun-gu, Seoul
Directions can be found on the church website: http://www.seoulunionchurch.org
Phone: 02-324-9647
Worship Service 10:00, Children released from 10:20, Sunday School classes 11:40-12:30

A short walk from the Seoul Foreign School campus.


Onnuri Church – (793-9686, onnuri.org) located next to the Shindong—A Shopping Center in Seobinggo-dong, Yongsan-Ku. Youth Service at 12:00 p.m., Adult service at 2:00 p.m. Korean service at 11:30 with English translation. Japanese service at 9:00 a.m., Chinese at 1:30 p.m., Miyanma, Pakistan, Mongolian, and Nepal services at 2:00 p.m.

Shinil Presbyterian Church – (016-293-4378, 2237-4136, tcobban@juno.com) Near Yaksu station, lines 3 and 6, exit #3, next to Seoul Bank. Service time 2:00 p.m.

Young Nak Presbyterian Church – (011-613-5896), Pastor Bill Majors, IWE@youngnak.net or visit IWE.youngnak.net. 10:00 Traditional Worship Service and 3:00 Contemporary Worship Service. Eulgiro 3-ga Station #203, exit 12 (Green Line), Eulgiro 3-ga Station #330, exit 9 (Orange Line), Chungmuro Station #331, exit 5 (Orange Line), Chungmuro Station #423, exit 5 (Blue Line), Myung-dong Station #422, exit 10 (Blue Line)

Yonsei Global Service – (drlee@yonsei.ac.kr) located in the Luce Chapel on Yonsei University. Service time: 5:00 p.m.

Roman Catholic:

Catholic Mass – (330-3100) located in the SFS Middle School atrium or Little Theater. Sunday Mass at 10:00 a.m.

International Catholic Church – (793-4523) located in Hannam-dong. Sunday masses: English 9:00 and 11:00 a.m., Dutch 10:00 a.m., Spanish 12:40 p.m., and Italian/French 6:00 p.m.

Songbuk-dong Catholic Church (Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church). English mass at 9:30AM officiated by Rev. Liam McCarron, Columban Fathers. Tel 2275-3134/ 754-5631.

39 Yeonhui-ro 22-gil, Seodaemun-Gu
Seoul, Republic of Korea 03723

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