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Atlantic City Religious Sights (Self Guided), Atlantic City

Atlantic City is home to a number of religious buildings, including historic churches, chapels, temples, synagogues, etc. Belonging to different confessions, these places of worship offer regular church services for Protestants, Roman Catholics, Jews and Orthodox religions. The next walking tour will lead you through the main religious buildings in the city.
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Atlantic City Religious Sights Map

Guide Name: Atlantic City Religious Sights
Guide Location: USA » Atlantic City (See other walking tours in Atlantic City)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church
  • St. Monica's Catholic Church
  • Asbury United Methodist Church
  • St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church
  • Church of the Ascension
  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
  • St Michael's Roman Catholic Church
  • Our Lady Star of the Sea Church
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Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

1) Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

Price Memorial A.M.E. (African Methodist Episcopal) Zion Church is situated on Atlantic Avenue, in walking distance from the prominent Absecon Lighthouse. This religious building was founded in 1796 and offers regular Sunday morning services at 10.00 AM.
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St. Monica's Catholic Church

2) St. Monica's Catholic Church

St. Monica's Catholic Church is situated in the center of the city, on North Pennsylvania Avenue. This religious, Catholic building was originally constructed in 1894 and three years later, changed its name to the present one. Sunday morning services are available in English, Haitian and Spanish.
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Asbury United Methodist Church

3) Asbury United Methodist Church

Asbury United Methodist Church is another one of Atlantic City’s religious buildings, located in the heart of the city. It can be found on Pacific Avenue, near the Wyndham Skyline Tower. It is a Methodist Church and offers regular religious services.
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St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church

4) St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church

St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church is a historic church at 1409 Pacific Avenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

It was built in 1905 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.

St. Nicholas of Tolentine's 1916 Moller pipe organ (Opus 2138) was rebuilt by Peragallo in 2006 and will be restored over the course of the next several years. The organ at St. Nicholas is one of the busiest in the country playing over 17 Masses per week, several choir rehearsals per week, and a host of weddings, funerals, and concerts. St. Nicholas is the church in Atlantic City to find traditionally celebrated Novus Ordo Masses with music at each of the 17 regularly scheduled Masses.

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Church of the Ascension

5) Church of the Ascension

Church of the Ascension is situated at 1601 Pacific Avenue. This historic church is dedicated to the Ascension of Jesus and was originally built in 1893. The present church was established in 1900 according to plans conceived by Frank A. Watson. It exemplifies Romanesque architectural style and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

6) St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church is situated in the center of Atlantic City, at 13 S Mount Vernon Avenue. This religious building is a Greek Orthodox Church, dedicated to Saint Nicholas. The church offers regular religious services.
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St Michael's Roman Catholic Church

7) St Michael's Roman Catholic Church

St Michael's Roman Catholic Church is situated at 10 North Mississippi Avenue. It is a majestic Roman Catholic Church, dedicated to Saint Michael. The church features three huge stained-glass windows and a statue of a saint sending a blessing down on top of the building.
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Our Lady Star of the Sea Church

8) Our Lady Star of the Sea Church

Our Lady Star of the Sea Church is another place of worship, situated at 2651 Atlantic Avenue. This religious building is a Catholic Church that was founded in 1894. The church offers regular religious services in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

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