Religious Centers (Archive)

First Spanish Baptist Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 August 2002.

Phone: 313-894-7755
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The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project

History

The First Spanish Baptist Church, affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, was founded in 1960 to serve the Latin American population of Detroit. Earlier, the First Latin American Baptist Church, the first...
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Sts. Peter and Paul Syrian Orthodox Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 248-355-1656
The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

The Middle Eastern Orthodox community first established themselves in southeastern Michigan in the 1930s under the name St. John Syrian Orthodox Church, and was located on the east side of the city of Detroit, at Kerchival and Chalmers. As the church began...
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St. Gerard Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 313-537-5770
Website: http://www.parishesonline.com/scripts/HostedSites/org.asp?ID=15865
The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project

History and Description

In June 1950, Father Joseph J. Dion was appointed to begin a new parish to serve the many Roman Catholics who were moving into the working- and lower-...
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Full Gospel Opendoor Assembly

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 August 2002.

Phone: 313-272-9025
The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

The Full Gospel Opendoor Assembly traces its history to 1974, the year it was founded under the name of Berean Church of God. In 1985, the congregation changed its name to the Full Gospel Opendoor Assembly. Among those involved in establishing the center was...
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St. Mary's Antiochian Orthodox Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 August 2002.

Phone: 734-422-0010
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The research was done by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History and Description

St. Mary's Orthodox Church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. The church was established on February 13, 1972, seven days after its pastor, Father George Shaloub, was...
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Korean Presbyterian Church of Metro Detroit

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 248-356-4555
Website: http://www.kpcmd.com
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The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

The first meeting of the Korean Presbyterian Church was held at 2:00 p.m. on May 28, 1967 in a room in the basement of the Woodward Avenue Presbyterian Church in Detroit. As a...
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Chinese Bible Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Contact Information

Address: 28111 West Ten Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Website: http://www.cbcdetroit.org/CBC2.htm

The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

In 1950, Dr. William Coltman, pastor of the Highland Park Baptist Church, extended his ministry to the Detroit Chinese community...
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St. Matthew's and St. Joseph's Episcopal Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 313-871-4750
Website: http://www.mattyjoe.edomi.org
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The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

In 1971 two historic Detroit churches united to form the new St. Matthew's and St. Joseph's Episcopal Church. St. Matthew's had been a historically black parish and St...
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AIDS Interfaith Network

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 16 June 2005.

Phone: 313-446-9800
Email: info@aidspartnership.org
Website: http://www.aidspartnership.org
Research conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

Mission of the Group

AIDS Interfaith Network, founded in December 1988, is a private, non-profit organization of volunteers from many different religious traditions whose mission is...
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First Albanian Bektashi Monastery (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 March 2013.

Phone: 734-287-3646
[flickr_set id="72157621942944068"] Research conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

Sufi Order

Bektashi is one of the Sufi orders within Islam, stressing that the individual's personal relationship with God can be accomplished spiritually. As a more liberal sect of Islam, Bektashism emphasizes the equality of men and women, allowing them to practice the religion together

History of the Order

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Islamic House of Wisdom (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 29 October 2006.

Phone: 313-359-1221
Email: ihwisdom@aol.com
Website: http://www.islamichouseofwisdom.com
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Research conducted by the University of Michigan - Dearborn Pluralism Project.
History
The Islamic House of Wisdom was founded in 1995 by a small group of Muslims from the Middle East led by Imam...
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The Detroit Zen Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 12 December 2013.

Phone: 313-366-7738
Email: info@detroitzencenter.org
Website: http://detroitzencenter.org
Research conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

Located in Hamtramck Michigan, the Detroit Zen Center brings Korean Buddhism to a city long associated with Polish Roman Catholics. The city now, however, is home to various immigrant groups from India and the Middle East. Therefore, the introduction of... Read more about The Detroit Zen Center

Islamic Association of Greater Detroit (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 December 2013.

Phone: 248-852-5657
Email: admin@iagd.net
Research conducted by the University of Michigan - Dearborn Pluralism Project. History The Islamic Association of Greater Detroit (IAGD) was founded in 1978. During the early 1970s, Muslim families in the area had met in different home for prayer and to read and discuss the Qu'ran. When a decision was made to build a mosque, the group began looking for suitable land in Oakland and... Read more about Islamic Association of Greater Detroit (CJ)

Gita Group of Greater Akron

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: No center
Worship rotates through homes., Akron, OH

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Research conducted by affiliates at Kent State University led by Dr. David W. Odell-Scott and Dr. Surinder M. Bhardwaj in 1999.

Activities and Schedule

There is no monthly schedule of events however there is organized reading, meditation...
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