In March 1930, at a meeting held at Government House, Hong Kong, The Salvation Army was requested to undertake women’s work in the crown colony, a work pioneered by Majors Dorothy Brazier and Doris Lemon. This work was directed from Peking until, in 1935, the South China Command was established in Canton to promote wide evangelistic and welfare operations.

In 1939 Hong Kong became the Army’s administrative centre. Later, the inclusion of the New Territories determined that the Command Headquarters move to Kowloon. Since 1951 the General of The Salvation Army has been recognised as a Corporation Sole.

From 1993, disaster relief and community development projects have been carried out in mainland China. In 1999, a pioneer officer was appointed to the Special Administrative Region of Macau and Salvation Army work began there officially on 25 March 2000. In 2001, an officer was appointed to the North/North Eastern Project Office in Beijing.

Command Headquarters: 11 Wing Sing Lane, Yaumatei, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Postal address:
    PO Box 70129
    Kowloon Central Post Office
    Hong Kong

tel: [852] 2332 4531
fax: [852] 2771 6439
email: Hongkong@hkt.salvationarmy.org

Regions included in the command: Hong Kong and Macau (Special Administrative Regions of the People’s Republic of China) and Mainland China

Languages in which the gospel is preached: Cantonese, English, Filipino, Putonghua

Periodicals: The War Cry, Army Scene