Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Trinity Episcopal Parish

The oldest protestant church in Florida, Trinity Episcopal Parish was established in 1821, shortly after Florida became a U.S. territory. In 1895, the church was outmoded, too small and in poor condition. Church leaders began...

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Established in 1824, Memorial Presbyterian is Florida’s first Presbyterian church. The small congregation initially worshipped in a church made of coquina stone on St. George Street. The building was used until 1899 when industrialist...

Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

America’s first parish, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine traces its roots to the settlement’s founding by Pedro Menendez de Aviles. On the day Menendez and his men landed, Father Francisco Lopez de Mendosa...

Grace United Methodist Church

Built in authentic Spanish Renaissance-style architecture with massive walls of coquina concrete, Grace United Methodist Church along with the Ponce De Leon Hotel, is among the first major examples of a structure exploiting the...

Our churches

In the modern era, St. Augustine is a multi-cultural community with congregations representing religions around the world. In the city’s early days, however, most of the inhabitants were Catholic. Christian Protestants came in the early...

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