Churches to Visit in San Diego, California

San Diego is the 2nd largest city in California.  Its original residents, the Kumeyaay tribe, were driven out by the Spanish Conquerors and therefore you will mostly find Catholic Churches in here as most of the Spanish people are Catholics. You will find around hundreds of churches in here of which most are Catholic ones. However, you will also come across some Protestant ones as well.

The pride of San Diego is the Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala church. It is also a national landmark that bears a great historic story with it. This church has been established in 1769 and many visitors come here every day to have a look at this heritage building. This church also has another name; it is called as the Mother of the Missions. It is because this church has been able to achieve a distinctive feature of being the very first famous church of the twenty one missionaries. You can visit this church at 10818 Mission Road.

The ‘Church of Later Day Saints of Jesus Christ’ is not one of the very well known Christian denominations and therefore it does not have churches in most of the locations. However, they have one branch in San Diego and it is located in 7474 Charmant Drive.

Located in the 6th Avenue, 2728, is the Anglican Church named ‘St. Paul’s Cathedral’. If you are thinking of coming in to this church then you can visit the church on March 6 at 6 pm. This will help you to attend the Cajun Dinner and the Zydeco Mass. You will be able to make memorable moments in here as you can enjoy great music and Zydeco Patrol’s dance. However, in order to attend this event, you should book your tickets for the event in advance if you are interested.

There is the Rock Church. This church has a young ministry program in which a great number of students from all over the North Country congregate. Now their event is also getting popular. You can visit the church at 2277 Rosecrans Street.

All of the aforementioned churches also give pre marriage counseling to interested couples who have been seeing and dating each other for 6 months. So if you are interested and are planning to get married, you can contact them. All that you have to do is, you need to collect and fill up a form and meet with the Counselors. Even though the fee varies depending from one church to another, it is generally around two hundred and fifty dollars. You can look for the ‘C3’ church as this church of San Diego is well known for pre-marriage counseling.

There is the ‘New Life Counseling Center’ of the ‘First United Methodist Church’. Here, guidance is provided to those couples whose marriage is on rocks. The counselors talk about spiritual matters and the wounds that are there are healed through bible lessons and therapy.

Then there is the ‘Kaleo Church’ that believe in transforming the society in a spiritual way. The counselors there are well educated and are happy to help those who are in need.

Posted by Admin - October 2, 2012 at 2:02 am

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Notable Churches in Seattle

The largest city in Washington state is Seattle. This city is situated in the northernmost part of United States and is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities of USA. Some even call Seattle as one of the greatest cities of American West and this city has a number of research institutes and biotechnological companies. Seattle has been built on hills and it is covered by water. There are several churches in here that are magnificent and if you are visiting Seattle or have recently moved in here and are looking for a church then this article will hopefully help you.

In the Queen Anne district of Seattle, the Seattle Church of Christ is located. This church has been established in 1921. This church has been built in a Neo – Byzantine style and engaged coupled are allowed by the church authorities to enjoy their special day in here. This church has the capacity of accommodating three hundred forty to three hundred and fifty guests at a time. If you are looking for a church to wed then this might be the perfect one as it has beautiful entrance and the inside is decorated with stain glass doors and polished stones.

The Finnish Americans established the Apostolic Lutheran Church in Seattle in 1935.

Washington was declared as a state in 1889 and a year after that, in 1890, a small group of African Americans used to hold prayer services in a home. Later, as the time passed, this prayer service grew in size and thus the birth of the Mount Zion Baptist Church occurred. This is a historical building. The Mount of Zion Baptist Church facilitates prayers and many activities in order to serve God by helping his people.

Then, in the heart of Seattle’s University District of Washington, the University Christian Church is situated. The functions of this church are ministered by Christians from diverse community in a harmonious way. You will find Christians of all ages and of all races working closely together devoid of their ethnicity and sexual orientation and this is what makes this church a special one.

The Mars Hill Church is a reformed mega Christian Church. This Church offers prayer and other services in various locations all over Seattle city. Every week, around 7,400 people attend their services. This church has been established in 1996. Even though this church is fairly new compared to the other churches in Seattle, it is growing day by day and at present, two evening services are offered by the church every day.

The doors of Fort Washington Collegiate Church are open for all regardless of the ethnicity, culture, and race, economical or social background. This is where you will be awed by how everyone embraces diversity with hospitality, warmth and grace. Everyone comes in here with one goal, to connect with God and to follow the path of Christ. It is very rewarding to be a part of this church as you will be able to take part in their activities.

Posted by Admin - September 13, 2012 at 5:53 pm

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Well Known Churches in Atlanta to visit

If you are living in Atlanta or have come to a visit to the state for a week or two, you might need to find churches where you can attend the weekly mass. Generally, in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, there are several Catholic and Protestant churches where you can go. To achieve your personal and collective destiny, you can visit these churches and take part in the prayers and discussions. There are several churches, cathedrals and houses of worship which includes the Catholic churches, the Baptist churches, the Anglican churches, the Lutheran churches, the Evangelical churches, the Methodist churches, the Presbyterian churches, the Oxford churches, the Seventh Day Adventist churches, the Messianic churches, the Brethren churches, the Nazarene churches and the Non – denominational churches etc.

Some of the churches in Atlanta are even the State’s largest churches and among them Passion City Church is notable. It is a local church where people of all ages visit for prayers and congregation. If you are looking for a community of faith to stay connected then the Passion City Church is the best place you can visit for regaining your Christian faith. By reshaping your passion towards God’s guidance, they will help you will find the strength to live faithful and disciplined Christian life. Among the other prominent churches, there is the Buckhead Church, where the music and the prayers will lead you to a joyous and faithful communion with God. They held masses on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays where prayers, praise and songs are done in the modern way and also the sermons are quite motivating. So, if you are a strong Christian person and is looking for modern atmosphere instead of the traditional prayers, then this church will be a good experience for you.

The Atlanta Association of Southern Baptist Churches is also another place where you can find your strength and comfort during the times of adversity. They held empowering congregations and prayer practices that would help you to overcome the hard times of your life. Through active participation, faith, belief in the Bible and its messages, fellowship and financial support, this church is a great place for people with great Bible faith that loves to be in a truthful Biblical community. Similarly, if you are passionate about the grace of Jesus and want to explore your life of faith, then the Fusion Church will help you to discover your spiritual depth, so that you can embrace success in life. It is a church where you can find greater faith in Bible, connection with people and greater sharing experiences.

Finally, the Perimeter Church is also a Bible inspired church who believes in the word of God and will experience faith, embrace a biblical world with other people and realize the integrity, love, faith and truth with other members of the community. All of these churches are determined to increase your interested to attend the discussions and voluntary works, while some are creative and great at connecting people with each other. By increasing the mission work, communication and interaction among people, these churches can elevate your Christian beliefs.

Posted by Admin - August 19, 2012 at 6:07 pm

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Notable Churches in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is known as the Sin City all over the world. With all the gambling, partying and drinking going on nearly all the time of the day, it might seem like a very unusual and unlikely place for faith to thrive, flourish and prosper. However, you will be surprised to hear that every week, thousands and thousands of residents of this valley turn up in churches, mosques and synagogues in order to take part in mass prayer services to practice their faith and believe that ranges from Catholicism to Sikhism. The faith of several communities has also boomed just like its population has.

There are more than half a dozen mega churches in Las Vegas that receives 2000+ members in services every week. These churches have sprouted over the valley and they have certainly grown from small gatherings in malls or hotel ballrooms into large establishment based church campuses that usually span over some acres.

These churches serve as a part of religious ecosystem that represents the Catholic and the Mormon faiths rather strongly. However, there are also other numerous smaller denominations in Las Vegas as well. Now have a look at some of the churches of various communities in the valley.

The Calvary Chapel Spring Valley started off in 1980s as a small church that has been based off a preschool. It grew as time passed and now has a 20 acre campus. This church is situated in 7175 W. Oquendo Road near the Russell Road and the Rainbow Boulevard. This church draws more than twenty five hundred worshippers every week, has more than a dozen ministries and offers 3 services on Sunday. It also offers services on Saturday evenings as well as on Sunday evenings.

The Shadow Hill Baptist Church in the West Oakey is where the Baptist Community grew its roots in Las Vegas. According to the Pastor Rodney Melhuish, it was founded in 1964 in a trailer with only 30 members. This community also grew as decades passed and now this church is situated in 7811 Vegas Drive. Now this church has a worship center, a recreation center, a fellowship center and also a children’s’ building. There are more than 3,800 members in this church and more than 2,500 worshippers attend in the Sunday Services. It offers three Sunday Services.

The Church at South Las Vegas had its first service in 2002 in one of its current pastor’s home. It was only attended by a few dozen people then. However, since then, the church has occupied quite a lot of locations before it finally moved to W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy. Around three thousand people join one of its services on every weekend. The best part is that this church even streams their service online and it is said that it has over a thousand web viewer of such services every week.

Then there is the International Church of Las Vegas. IN started off in 1987 in a living room. Since then, it has grown and now it has four physical campuses in the valley. This church also has one online campus as well. This is a nondenominational church that attracts more than five thousand attendees every week in its service.

The St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church is considered as the largest parish of the Diocese in there. The Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas covers the White Pine Counties, Nye, Lincoln, Esmeralda and Clark and has more than 643,000 members. It is situated in 1811 Pueblo Vista Drive and more than thirty four members attend its services. The Church offers one service mass on Saturday, Six on Sundays. It also offers daily masses in every other day.

Posted by Admin - June 15, 2012 at 2:40 pm

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