Mariners' Church of Detroit is a church with worship services adhering to Anglican liturgical traditions located at 170 East Jefferson Avenue in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. It was founded in 1842 as a special mission to the maritime travelers of the Great Lakes and functioned as a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan until 1992, when the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled it was incorporated as an independent congregation. The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. The church is now part of the REC Diocese of Mid-America within the Anglican Church in North America.Plan to visit Mariners' Church during your Detroit vacation using our convenient Detroit online driving holiday planner.
The church grounds contain a bronze sculpture of George Washington wearing the apron of a master mason by Donald De Lue. The sculpture is a copy of the wax original created in 1959 and was installed in 1966.
Mariners' Church Reviews
Our van tour guide pointed out this location and we called to see if the church was open for a visit and they allowed us to enter while a knowledgeable church staff person gave us an incredible look..... more »
The history in this city is amazing. This church is an icon. Sits right on Jefferson and can't be missed. Worth peaking inside to enjoy the history there more »
Historic Detroit church. Parking is tough for handicapped. Use underground city parking. Phone ahead to be sure you can see inside.
Church come on people a Church is a Church. Ever been in the military some time s--t happens and you learn to pray and find a church really fast, been there. so I visit different Churchs now and then. If you didn't get it join any 5 military services, you will learn quickly.
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