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Islamic      
Islamic Center of Chester Mas
14 E 7th St.

 

Masjidas Sabiqun
1105 Concord Ave

 


Jewish

B'nai Aaron

 

B'nai Israel

 

Congregation Mispallelim
7th & Fulton St.

 

Ohev Sholom
Providence & Chester Roads, Wallingford, PA

 


Orthodox      
St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 7th & Kerlin St.

 

St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church
3rd & Ward St.

 

St. Nicholas' Russian Orthodox Church
2513 W 4th St.

 


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Apostolic
Holy Church Of The Lord Jesus Christ Of The Apostolic Faith
1024 W 3rd St.

 

Little Refuge Apostolic Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
227 W 7th St.

 

Victory Apostolic Church OF The Lord Jesus Christ
728 Morton Ave.

 

Assemblies of God
River of Life Church
2722 W 9th St.

 

Baptist
Bethany Baptist
12th & Tilghman

 

Calvary Baptist
1616 W 2nd St.

 

Chester For Christ Baptist Church
1520 Upland St.

 

Community Baptist
325 W 7th St.

 

First Baptist

 

First Baptist
(Ridley Park, PA)

 

First Faith Baptist Church
1705 Highland Ave.

 

Freedom Baptist Church
1095 Morton Ave.

 

Immanuel Baptist
15th & Potter St.

 

Marcus Hook Baptist Church, (Linwood, PA)

 

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
101 Washington Ave.
Twin Oaks, Pa. 19014

 

New Hope United Holy Baptist
1526 W 2nd St.

 

North Chester Baptist
2331 Providence Ave.

 

Prospect Hill Baptist
(Prospect Park, PA)

 

Providence Baptist
1100 W 2nd St.

 

Shiloh Baptist
703 Central Ave.

 

South Chester Baptist
3rd & Jeffrey St.

 

Temple Baptist
7th & Butler

 

True Vine Missionary Full Gospel Baptist Church
700 Morton Ave.

 

Ukrainian Baptist Church
1100 Chester Pike
Crum Lynne

 

Union Baptist Church

 

Upland Baptist
3rd & Main
Upland, PA

 

Whiterock Baptist Church
308 W 3rd St.

(Since 1993, White Rock Christian Church)

Zion Baptist
7th & Butler

 

Christian
Life In Christ Cathedral Of Faith
3rd & Booth

 

White Rock Christian Church
308 W. 3rd St.

(Formerly White Rock Baptist Church)

Christian & Missionary Alliance
Christian & Missionary Alliance
118 E 15th St.

 

Christian Missionary Alliance
15th & Upland St.

 

Church of Christ
Church Of Christ - Chester
15th & Upland St.

 

Church Of God In Christ
Grace Church Of God In Christ
2229 W 9th St.

 

New Bethel Church of God in Christ
717 Kerlin St.

 

Range Memorial Church Of God In Christ
7th & Fulton St.

 

Saint Paul Church Of God In Christ
213 W 2nd St.

 

Solid Rock Church Of God In Christ
937 Walnut St.

 

Community
St. Luke's Community Christian Church
4th & Central Ave.

 

Temple Of Brotherly Love Christian Community Church
1401 W 3rd St.

 

Episcopal

Calvary Episcopal Church
(Lenni, PA)

 

` Christ Church
(Ridley Park, PA)

 

St. Luke's Episcopal
(Chester, PA)

 

St. Luke's Episcopal
(Eddystone, PA)

 

St. Mark's Episcopal
(Chester, PA)

 

St. Martin's Episcopal
(Marcus Hook, PA)

 

St. Mary's Protestant Episcopal
7th & Edwards Sts.

 

St. Paul's Episcopal
9th & Madison St.

 

Friends / Quaker

Chester Friends Meeting
24th & Chestnut St.

 

Hicksite Friends Meeting
Market St. below Third

 

Hispanic Christian
Columna de Fuego
700 Morton Ave.

 

Lutheran
Holy Trinity Lutheran
3rd & Kerlin St., Chester,
now Wallingford, PA

 

Nativity Evangelical Lutheran
2106 Edgmont Ave.

 

Mennonite
The Way Through Christ Ministry
2305 Edgmont Ave.
Chester, PA

 

Methodist
Asbury Chapel

 

Asbury AME Church
1712 Providence Ave.

 

Christ United Methodist Church
600 E. Dutton Mill Rd.
Brookhaven, PA

 

Community United Methodist Church

 

Crozerville United Methodist
673 Mount Rd # A
Aston, PA

 

Feltonville United Methodist
Bethel Rd., & Felton St.

 

Grace Community United Methodist
1213 Central Ave
.

 

Grace United Methodist
1213 Central Ave

 

Madison Street United Methodist
7th & Madison St.

 

Mount Hope United Methodist
882 Concord Rd.
Aston, PA

 

Murphy AME Church
2nd & Engle St.

 

Parkside United Methodist
2801 Edgmont Ave.
Parkside, PA

 

Providence Avenue Methodist

 

Ridley Park United Methodist
Swarthmore Ave. & Dupont St.
Ridley Park, PA

Visit the Ridley Park web site at:
http://www.ridleyparkumc.org/

For a history of the church and a listing of former pastors, just follow the links there for "history" and for a "historical sketch written in 1976."

 

St. Daniel's Methodist
315 Edwards St

 

St John A.U.M.P. Church
711 Avenue of the States

 

St. Luke's Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
4th & Central Ave.

 

St. Paul CME Church
1009 W 3rd St.

 

Siloam Methodist Episcopal Church,
12th & Upland Streets

 

South Chester Methodist Episcopal Church
3rd & Jeffrey Streets

 

Spencer Memorial U AME Church
2019 W 3rd St.
Trainer Methodist
(Trainer, PA)

 

Trinity United Methodist
8th & Butler St.

 

Union A.M.E. Church
Welsh Street, above Second

 

Upland United Methodist
8th & Church St., Upland, PA

 

Non-Denominational
Aaron Tabernacle
Felton Ave. & Bethel Rd.
Chester, PA

 

Christ Tabernacle
14 South Morton Avenue, Morton, PA

formerly 107 Flower St.
Chester, PA

 

Faith Tabernacle
3rd & Fulton St.
Chester, PA

 

Haven of Hope
8th & Welsh
Chester, PA

 

Prayer Center Church of Deliverance
602-606 Highland Ave 
Chester Pa 19013

 

Through the Word Bible Fellowship Church
1001 Chestnut St.
Chester, PA

 

Presbyterian
Aston Presbyterian Church
2401 Baldwin Run Dr,
Aston, PA

 

Bethany Presbyterian
6th & Highland Ave.
Chester, PA

 

Bible Presbyterian
13th & Potter St.
Chester, PA

 

First Presbyterian
2305 Edgmont Ave.
Chester, PA

 

Italian Presbyterian
3rd & Fulton St.
Chester, PA

 

Second Presbyterian
(See Aston Presbyterian Church)

 

Third Presbyterian
9th & Potter St.
Chester, PA

 

Thomas M. Thomas Memorial Presbyterian Church
3rd & Tilghman St.
Chester, PA

 

Fifth Presbyterian
3rd & Tilghman St.
Chester, PA

 

Salvation Army
The Salvation Army Chester Corps
151 W. 15th St.
Chester, PA

 

Seventh-Day Adventist
Macedonia Seventh-day Adventist
1917 W. 6th St.
Chester, PA

 


Roman Catholic  
Note: In 1993, the following five parishes were consolidated at the former St. Robert's facilities to form the Saint Katharine Drexel Parish:
St. Robert's
Resurrection of Our Lord
Immaculate Heart of Mary
St. Michael's
St. Anthony of Padua

A good source of general historical information would be:

PHILADELPHIA ARCHDIOCESEAN HISTORICAL RESEARCH CENTER
(610-667-2125)
FAX 610-667-2730
Thanks to David Andrews, dandrewsdh@aol.com.


Saint Katharine Drexel Roman Catholic
20th & Providence Ave.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic
2nd & Norris St.

Founded 1872

 

Our Lady of Charity
Brookhaven, PA

Founded 1952

 

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic
(Morton, PA)

 

Our Lady of Vilna
Chester, PA

 

Resurrection of Our Lord
Chester, PA

Founded 1911

 

St. Anthony's Roman Catholic
Chester, PA

Founded 1908

 

St. Hedwig Roman Catholic Church
Chester, PA

Founded 1902

 

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
Green Ridge, Aston, PA

Founded 1947

 

St. Jude's Catholic Church
(not Roman)
1402 E 10th St.
Eddystone, PA

 

St. Michael's Roman Catholic
Chester, PA

Founded 1842

 

St. Robert's Roman Catholic
(see Saint Katherine Drexel)

Founded 1922

 

St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic
Eddystone, PA

 

Other Delaware County Roman Catholic Parishes:
Nativity BVM
Media, PA

Founded 1868

 

St. Thomas the Apostle
Chester Heights

Founded 1729

 

St. Francis de Sales
Lenni, PA

Founded 1894

 

Holy Saviour
Linwood, PA

Founded 1915

 

Immaculate Conception
Marcus Hook, PA

Founded 1917

 

St. John Chrysostom
Wallingford, PA

Founded 1952

 

St. Cornelius
Chadds Ford, PA

Founded 1963

 

St. John Fisher
Boothwyn, PA

Founded 1971


Ukrainian Catholic
Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church
3015 W. 3rd St.

 

 

 

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