Religious Centers (Archive)

Sanghikaram Wat Khmer

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 10 July 2018.

Phone: 781-581-7266
History With more than 4,000 Cambodians, Lynn is a North Shore center for the region's Cambodian community. Many came to Lynn between 1975 and 1979 and in the early 1980s. In 1984, the newly-arrived residents began to raise money for a temple, and in 1985 the group acquired a former church, Calvary Baptist, which is located in the middle of the city's Cambodian community, and converted it into a temple. Description... Read more about Sanghikaram Wat Khmer

King's Chapel

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 September 2014.

Phone: 617-227-2155 [office], 617-523-1749 [home]
Email: joy@kings-chapel.org
Website: http://www.kings-chapel.org
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History

King's Chapel is an independent church--Anglican in liturgy, congregational in polity, and Unitarian Universalist Christian in theology. Founded in 1686, the chapel was the first Anglican church in New England. The church’s construction was not appreciated by...

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Islamic Society of Greater Worcester

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 30 July 2014.

Phone: 508-752-4377
Website: http://www.isgw.us/

Description

The Worcester Islamic community began to gather in the early 1970s. In 1979, the community purchased a Catholic church and renovated it for use as an Islamic center. Today, the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester provides the Muslim community with an environment conducive to the development of Islamic values and practices here in America. With close ties to the Muslim Students'...

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Temple Israel of Boston

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 September 2018.

Phone: 617-566-3960
Email: info@tisrael.org
Website: http://www.tisrael.org/
History Now the largest Reform congregation in New England, Adath Israel was founded in the 1854 by twenty-five Jewish families of German origin who separated from Temple Ohabei Shalom, Boston's first synagogue. In addition to the congregation’s size and urban location, Temple Israel is known for its innovation and diversity. ... Read more about Temple Israel of Boston

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