City Harvest Church

City Harvest Church (Chinese: 城市丰收教会) or CHC is a non-denominational megachurch in Singapore with an average of 15,000 attendees between June to September 2010.

Founded in 1989 by Kong Hee, the church officially bases its values on Charismatic and Pentecostal teachings, with emphases on such "doctrines" as "the Great Commandment", "the Great Commission" and "the Cultural Mandate".

City Harvest Church is a member of several interchurch organisations, including the National Council of Churches of Singapore, Evangelical Fellowship of Singapore, and Festival of Praise Fellowship. Services are held at its church building in Jurong West and the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. CHC has affiliate churches in the region, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan and Australia.

In June 2012, Kong Hee and four other church members were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit criminal breach of trust for misusing over SGD$50 million of church money, much of it to finance the music career of his wife Sun Ho.

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