Pastor Nelson is the pastor of CityLight – the English Ministry of the Chinese Christian Church of Rhode Island (CCCRI). Mitzie is his wife, they have two daughters, Karen and Nikki. Pastor Nelson holds a BA, MA, ThM, and a Phd, all in Biblical Studies. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy from Sheffield University in the UK. He has published books and scholarly articles. He is currently Adjunct Faculty of Asia Biblical Theological Seminary under Cornerstone University in Michigan and the Asia Pacific Theological Seminary.
Kevin Yiu is responsible for CCCRI’s youth department. He leads the 11:28 youth fellowship and assists in the English Ministry. He is a New York native who graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. His wife Pang is the church’s Children’s Minister. Kevin and Pang have a energetic daughter named Abiella. His hobbies and interests include cooking, sports and watching movies.
Pang is the Children’s Minister of CCCRI. She has spent most of her life in Rhode Island. After working in the medical technology industry for several years, she went for her theological training. She graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and received a Master of Divinity degree. She is married to Rev. Kevin Yiu, who serves as the Youth Pastor of the church.
Wensong Pan minsters in the Chinese Ministry of CCCRI. He speaks fluent Mandarin and English. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2017. He is married to Hong and they have a daughter named June.
Minister Jean received a degree of Master of Arts in Religion from the China Evangelical Theological Seminary in Taiwan in 2018. She is a volunteer minister with special emphases on visitation, ministry to the elderly, restaurant workers and student ministry.
Pastor Wong was born in Hong Kong, graduated from the Hong Kong Overseas Theological Seminary in 1975, and studied at the Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary and the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas, USA. Pastor Wong served as Pastor of the Chinese Ministry of CCCRI or 12 years. He has since retired from full-time ministry and has been conferred by the church as Pastor Emeritus in 2019. Rev. Dr. Wong keeps himself busy as a visiting professor of the Hong Kong Overseas Theological Seminary and the China Baptist Theological Seminary.