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Hessel Church is blessed to have a Lao/Thai congregation that is passionate about following Jesus and spreading the good news to the Lao/Thai community in Sonoma County.


For more information, email Pastor Khongsai Khiobouakham


Sunday Morning:


Lao/Thai Bible Study: 9:15AM-10:15AM

Lao/Thai Service: 10:30AM



Khongsai Khiobouakham grew up as a nonbeliever in Laos from a culture that valued spiritual rituals. Coming to America exposed him to the Bible and he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior in 1983. In 1988, he began his ministry in First Baptist Church in Santa Rosa, Ca under the leadership of Mark Sandlin and Kevin Clark. It is his honor and passion to teach and preach God's words to the Lao-Thai community here in Sonoma County and he is excited for what God has planned for the Lao-Thai community.

Pastor Khongsai and Kimberly Khiobouakham have been married for 34 years. Their family consists of four children(three daughters, one son) and one grandson.

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