Brooklyn’s Houses of Worship

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By Tatiana Sanchez

Brooklyn may be known as “The Borough of Churches.” But faith in the borough does not stop there. The Ink decided to tally up just how many places the borough has to pray.

680
The number of Evangelical Protestant congregations
-174 Pentecostal “Other”
-86 Baptist “Other”
-58 Seventh Day Adventists
-42 Churches of God “Other”
-26 Assemblies of God
-17 Apostolic Churches “Other”
-14 Churches of the Nazarene
-10 Independent Baptist Churches
-9 Lutheran “Other”
-7 Presbyterian/Reformed “Other”
-6 Christian & Missionary Alliances
-5 United Pentecostal Churches
-4 Plymouth Brethren
-3 United/Union Churches
-2 Missionary Churches
-1 Calvary Chapel
-0 Amish
237
The number of Non-Classified Affiliation congregations
188
The number of Jewish congregations including….
-68 Orthodox
-15 Conservative
-6 Reform
-99 “Other”
164
The number of Mainline Protestant congregations including…
-29 American Baptist Churches/USA
-27 Episcopal Churches
-24 Evangelical Lutheran Churches in America
-20 Presbyterian Churches (USA)
-19 United Methodist Churches
-15 United Churches of Christ
-11 Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ)
-9 Reformed Churches in America
-6 Methodist “Other”
-3 Moravian Churches in America
-1 International Council Community Churches
-0 Friends (Quakers)
136
The number of Roman Catholic Churches
100
The number of Historically Black Protestant Congregations including…
-29 National Baptist Conventions (USA)
-22 Churches of God in Christ
-15 Progressive National Baptist Conventions
-10 African Methodist Episcopal Churches
-5 United Houses of Prayer
-4 Fire-Baptized Holiness Churches
-3 Churches of the Lord Jesus Christ
-2 Churches of the Living God
-1 Pentecostal Assemblies of the World
-0 Triumph the Church/Kingdom of God
73
The number of Non-Denominational Churches
29
The number of Jehovah’s Witnesses congregations
14
The number of Orthodox Christian Churches including…
-7 Greek Orthodox
-2 Russian Orthodox
-2 Eastern Orthodox “Other”
-1Ukranian Orthodox
-0 Byelorussian Orthodox
9
The number of Latter-day Saint (Mormon) congregations
6
The number of Islamic congregations
3
The number of Christian Science Reading Rooms
2
The number of Unitarian Universality Associations
1
The number of Krishna congregations
1
The number of Hindu congregations
0
The number of Buddhist congregations
Source: socialexplorer.com

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