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Religion in Barbados

Being mostly Anglican, when the first British settlers claimed the island in the name of their religion, Barbados' first church, St. James Parish Church was built in the 17th century for Britain's ruling monarch, King James I. Currently there are around 60 Anglican churches that can be found on the island and over the years many other denominations have joined and can be found list below.


All Saints Parish Church,
Pleasant Hall, St. Peter:
Service at 8am

St. Andrew's Parish Church,
The Rectory, St. Andrew:
Sunday service at 8am

St. Anne's Church,
Parris Hill, St. Joseph:
Sunday service at 9am and 5pm

St. Cyprian's Church,
George Street, Belleville, St. Michael:

Sunday at 7am Holy Eucharist, 9am Sunday School followed by 9:30am service. Also 6pm

St. Davids Church,
Sunday mass 6:15am and 7:30am St. James'Parish Church,
Sunday service 7:30am and 9am St. John's Parish Church,
Sunday service 7am - mass with hymns, 8:15 a,m. Sunday School, followed by 9am service.

St. Lawrence Church,
St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church:
Sunday service 8am, 9:30am and 6:30pm

St. Leonard's Church,
St. Michael
Sunday service 7:30am., 9.15am and Friday 8:30pm

St. Lucy's Parish Church,
Sunday service 8am

St. Mary's Church,
the City:
Sunday services 7am, 8:30am and 6pm

St. Matthias Church,
South Coast:
Sunday 7am Holy Communion and 9:30 a-m.; every 1st Sunday at 6pm Even Song Wednesday Morning 6:30. Holy Communion and 8:30am

St. Michael's Cathedral,
Sunday mornings 6:30, 7:45, 9 and 11 o'clock. Evenings 6 P. M.

St. Peter's Parish Church,
Sunday service 7:30am and 9:15am

St. Paul's Anglican Church,
Bay Street, St. Michael:
Services - 8:30am Mass and Sermon. Last Sunday of each month 8am Rector:

St. Philip's Parish Church,
Sunday Service 7:30am and 9:15am

St. Stephen's Church,
Black Rock, St. Michael:
Sunday service 7am - Holy Communion, and 8:30am Evening 6:30pm

Christ Church Parish Church
Sunday Services 6:15, 7:45, 9:30am

African Methodist Episcopal Church,
Sealy Memorial Church, Collymore Rock, St. Michael:
Sunday school 10am; Sunday divine worship 10am; evening service 6:30pm; Tuesday 7pm Bible class; Wednesday 6pm prayer service.

Church of Canada,
London Road Temple, Briflons Hill, St. Michael:
Sunday school 9:45am, Sunday morning worship 11am and Sunday evening 6pm

Baha'is of Barbados,
2nd Avenue, Belleville, St. Michael.
Call 429-9424 for information on times of meetings and activities.


Tara Kadampa Buddhist Centre
#52, 2nd Ave Valley View, St. George
Worship times:
Sundays: 9:30am -10:45am (Prayers for World Peace) Tuesdays: 10am -11:30am and 6pm - 7:30pm (Drop in Meditation Class)
(These run every week unless we have a retreat scheduled or term break)
Phone: (246) 435-3894

SGI - Barbados, The Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin. For the next meeting please call Wendell H (234-8761) .

Roman Catholic

St. Patrick's Cathedral,
Corner Bay St. & Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael:
Sunday Mass 7 & 8:30am; 6pm Saturday 6pm Tel: 426-2325.

St. Dominic's,
Maxwell Main Road, Christ Church:
Sunday Mass 7:30 & IOam Saturday 6:30pm Tel: 428-7677.

Our Lady Queen Of The Universe,
Black Rock, St. Michael.
Sunday Mass 6:30 & 8:30am Tel: 427-2241.

St. Francis of Assisi,
Mount Standfast, St. James:
Sunday Mass 8 & 10:30am, Saturday 5pm

Our Lady Of Sorrow,
Ashton Hall, St. Peter.
Sunday Mass 9am 422-2179.

Ethiopian Orthodox Church
The Orthodox Christian Centre,

Hastings Main Road, (Opposite Regency Cove Hotel) Christ Church.
Services: 8am Sunday - Holy Communion. 1pm Sunday - Sunday School 7:30pm Tuesday - Bible Study. Tel: 228-2460

The Bridgetown Church Of Christ (Nondenominational)
Sunday 10-11:30 Hilton Hotel Wednesday 6-8 p.m Caribee Hotel. Ministry Leaders John & Sonia Nurse Office 437-0590.

Church of the Glorious Christ,
River Road, Bridgetown:
Mass of the Holy Grail on Sundays at 9am Healing Service at 6pm and Meditation on Wednesdays at 7pm Telephone 429-7792

Church of God,
Chapman Street
Morning Worship 8am Sunday School 9:45am Evening Service 6pm Telephone 426-6347.

Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints,
Black Rock St. Michael- Rendezvous, Christ Church; and Oistins, Christ Church
Sunday services at 10am

Church of the Nazarene,
Speightstown, St. Peter
Sunday School 9am, services 10: 1 5am and 6:30pm Fridays, Youth service 7:30pm

First Baptist Church,
Constitution Road, St. Michael
10am Sunday School followed by 11am service., also 6:30pm

First Church of Christ Scientist,
Sunday service 11am Aquatic Club, Aquatic Gap, St. Michael. Sunday school 11am Wednesday testimony 7pm

New Covenant Ministries lnt'l,
Hill Road, Bank Hall, St. Michael.
Sunday morning worship 7:30am Call 437-8253.

Jehovah's Witnesses,
Kingdom Hall, Fontabelle, Bridgetown
Sunday 9am

Jewish Community of Barbados, Friday night Shabbat service at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue, Synagogue Lane Bridgetown, December 19, 1997. For more information, call 427-761 1; 428-8414 or 425-4764. Beginning on the night of April 4, 1997, the traditional Shabbat service will be conducted at the Shaare Tzedek Synagogue, Rockley New Road, Christ Church. The Friday evening services start at 7:30pm


Sanatan Dhuram Maha (Barbados Inc.)
Study Group meets every Sunday 3pm Followed by S.R.F. Meditation at 4 p. m. at the Headquarters, Synagouge Lane, Bridgetown


James Street, Bridgetown, Hawthorne,
Worthing, Christ Church

St. Michael

St. James

St. Peter, Sunday services 9am and 5pm

Moravian Church

Bethlehem Moravian Church
Maxwell, Christ Church Worship 10am

Calvary Moravian Church
Roebuck Street, Bridgetown, Worship 9am

Sharon Moravian Church
Sharon, St. Thomas, Worship


Juma Mosque
Kensington New Road, Bridgetown: Service five times daily and special service at 12:30pm every Friday. Call 425-7854.


Abundant Life Assembly,
Bank Hall, St. Michael:
Sunday 9:15am worship, family Bible hour - 8am, Evangelistic service - 6pm Call 427-9166.

Church of God of Prophecy
Pilgrim Road, Christ Church
Sundays 8:30-10:30am
Sunday School 10:30-11:30am
Sunday Night 6:30-8:30pm
Pastor: Frederick C. Best

People's Cathedral,
Sunday service 7:30am, Educational hour 9am Worship 10am, and celebration services 5 and 7pm

Revival Time Assembly,
Maxwell Hill Road, Christ Church:
Sunday service 8am, Christian Education hour 10am and study time 6pm

Bethel Pentecostal Church
Drax Hall, St. George.
8am Sunday Morning Worship, 6pm Sunday Evening Deliverance.

Salvation Army
Services 1 1am at the following:-
Reed Street Bridgetown;
Wellington Street, St. Michael;
Church Street, Speightstown;
Long Bay, St. Philip (near Sam Lord's Castle). Call 426-2467.

Sathya Sai Baba Centres
Services at 6pm - No. 42/45 Elizabeth Park, Christ Church (Monday); Kingston Flats, Welches, St- Michael (Thursday); Windy Villa, Rockley New Road, Christ Church (third Sundays).

Seventh-day Adventist

Black Rock Church,
Ellerslie Gap, Black Rock, St. Michael: Saturday services - Sabbath School 9:15 a. m, divine service 1 1am King Street, St. Michael
Weekly Services Sabbath School, 9:15am Saturday,
Divine Service: 1 1 a-m.,
Adventist Youth Meeting 4:1 5 p. m. Sunday,
Evangelistic Service: 6pm,
Prayer & Fellowship Meeting: 7:15pm Wednesday.

Sons of God Apostolic Spiritual Baptist,
The Jerusalem Cathedral, Ealing Grove, Christ Church
Services every Sundays at 3pm Wednesdays and Fridays at the Zion Temple, Richmond Gap at 7pm;
Tuesdays at Beulah Temple, Bishop's Tenantry at 7 p.m

The New Testament Church of God,
River Road, St. Michael
Sunday school 9am. Worship 10am, Evening service 6pm

The Christadelphians,
Bank Hall Cross Road, St. Michael.
Services on Sundays at 10:30am, 9am and 7pm and Wednesdays at 7pm Call 424-9898 (Oral) or 425-9016 (Ida).

The United Pentecostal Council of the Assemblies of God Tabernacle,
Bridge Gap, Goodiand, St. Michael
Sunday School 10 a.m, worship 11am and 6pm
Weekday services - Tuesday and Thursday 7pm

Unity of Barbados, Unity Study Group,
Saturday 5 p.m, at Barbados Community College, Eyrie, Howell's Cross Road, St. Michael: Call 423-6957 or 423-6140.

United Holy Church ofamerica,
Grosvenor Road, Carrington's Village, St. Michael
Sunday School 9:30am, worship 11am. and 6:30pm

Wesleyan Holiness,
Whitepark Road, St. Michael
Sunday service 10am andpm Sunday School - 9am

Carrington's Wesleyan Holiness,
Welches, St. Michael. Sunday School 9am Sunday Service 10am, Evening Service 6pm Youth Service 7:15pm Friday.

Worldwide Church of God,
Gladstonia, Fontabelle, St. Michael
Services Saturday at 1:30pm

Bethel Apostolic Temple Of The Pentecostal Assemblies Of the World Inc.
Corner Powder Road, Station Hill. St. Michael,
Sunday: 10am Sunday School, 11am worship 6pm worship Wednesdays 7pm Bible Study.

Emmanuel Baptist Church
President Kennedy Drive. St. Michael.
Morning Worship: 8am, 10.30am
Family Bible Worship: 9:30am
Evangelistic Worship 6pm
Third Sunday Only:
Morning Worship 1 0am
Family Bible Worship 9am
Evangelistic Service 6pm
Midweek Service
Wednesday 7:30pm
For more information call Rev. Vincent Wood, 426-2697.

Sanctuary New Testament Church of God
Foundation School Hall, Christ Church.
Sunday Services 8:30am & 5:30pm