It is not a secret for anyone that Sacramento, CA is a city famous for its cultural life and. However, little did you know that there are nearly a hundred churches there! Especially for Sacramento believers, parishioners, and other people desiring to meet new neighbors and spend time actively, we created a list of the best churches in the city.
Follow it while making a plan for your weekend sightseeing walk.
Except for being in the downtown of Sacramento, the Cathedral is also popular for its grandeur and greatness. Many Catholics come here from other districts and even other cities. As for believers, the Cathedral is a symbol of the bishop’s teaching power of the whole Catholic Church. It is also considered to be one of the three most important historical buildings of the city, built during the process of transferring from the mining city to the capital of the state (specifically, in 1886). Every respectful citizen should see the incredible Cathedral interiors at least once, which is not a big deal according to the location of this architectural masterpiece!
Address: Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1019 11th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 444-3071
Yet one of the youngest churches of the city, however, looking not too popular and religious, has become one of the most significant places for the Christians of Sacramento. Even for non-believers, it is useful to visit Bayside’s website to meet the up-to-date matters of not only the religious life but also of the citizens’ affairs. The Christian community of Sacramento adores this place for its openness and progressive view on the fair. Placed in the heart of Midtown, the Church clerks are ready to meet, accept, and teach wisely and kindly to every newcomer!
Address: Bayside Church Midtown, 2225 19th St, Sacramento, CA 95818 (916) 706-2337
Why would even non-believers like to come to this place each Sunday? The answer is as easy as faith – the incomparable and energetic, almost theatrical performances given there by the frequent parishioners burning with desire to give their trust to others. The uncomplicated building conceals a stage inside itself. Exactly at this stage, the talented Christians tell each visitor about their faith. Located at Old North Sacramento, Calvary Center is always ready to meet new guests!
Address: Calvary Christian Center, 2667 Del Paso Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815 (916) 929-5725
Probably, the most beautiful Roman-style Cathedral in Sacramento. Situated in the downtown of our city, it fascinates many tourists for taking some photos. Except for its outside beauty, the St. John’s Church attracts hundreds of believers being the representative of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). There are 54 programs provided by the Church’s community to entertain its parishioners daily, monthly, and annually with various types of events, Sunday schools, lectures, and many other clubs. It will also be fascinating to become acquainted with the Church’s history as it takes its start from 1867. Lutherans from the whole of Sacramento honor and respect the greatness of this place by getting to know the Triune God and visiting the local rites.
Address: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95811 (916) 444-0874
The charming facade with an enormous cross on a stained glass window situated in Midtown Sacramento opens the door to the Baptist education and tradition of the St. Paul Missionary Church. Each Sunday everyone interested can visit the Prayer which is famous throughout all of California, maybe even the country. Try watching their live performance on their website, but better visit it in person to perceive all the emotions deeper. Two leading Pastors are ready to meet newcomers to provide the Church services (for new-married, children, men, and women). The most exclusive feature of the St. Paul Church is that of recording singles for all the prayers. Come and hear it alive!
Address: St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 3996 14th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95820 (916) 737-7070
All the churches and cathedrals accept donations for various purposes, so do not be mean to sponsor the development of the religious institutions of Sacramento!