The churches of New York City provide local residents and traveling tourists with a wide variety of spiritual and aesthetic value. Believers and non-believers alike flock to these beacons of hope and harmony every year, reveling in a beauty built by both human and divine hands. From the worlds largest cathedral (The Cathedral of St. John the Divine), to the first Casual, Contemporary Church in Manhattan (The Journey), NYC is sure to have a place of worship thats perfect for everyone in your AAMCAR New York Car Rental crew! Whether youre seeking spiritual healing or beautiful photo opportunities, the churches of New York City provide AAMCAR New York Car Rental travelers with a wide variety of both religious and non-religious services designed to enhance your overall sightseeing experience. Churches of every denomination can be found throughout the city, so please feel free to stop in and worship at any of the following landmark locations:
- Trinity Church: Founded in 1697, the Trinity Church is a vibrant Christian church and Episcopal parish. Located at 74 Trinity Place in lower Manhattan, Trinity Church is proud to be a part of New Yorks ever blossoming community. An important player in the world of Big Apple realty, as well as a leading preschool provider, Trinity Church also sponsors one of the nations leading theological conferences on Christian formation. A safe haven for the mentally ill, elderly and disabled, Trinity Church has recently grown to include the St. Pauls Chapel parish, which was partially destroyed after the attacks of September 11th, 2001. AAMCAR New York Car Rental customers interested in learning more about Trinity Church should call 212-602-0800 or visit www.trinitywallstreet.org.
- St. Bartholomews Church: This legendary Episcopal Church is one of New York Citys must-see architectural attractions, providing AAMCAR New York Car Rentals customers with a stunning array of architectural flare and features. (AAMCAR New York Car Rental travelers interested in learning more about the churchs architecture should consider purchasing a detailed, self-guided tour booklet at the church Visitors Center, or partaking in the weekly Sunday guided tour at 12:15pm). Open to worshipers of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds, St. Barts Church is located on the east side of Park Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets. St. Barts also houses a caf, museum, bookstore and Christian education center.
- The Cathedral of St. John the Divine: Begun in 1892, the magnificent Cathedral of St. John the Divine is roughly the length of two football fields and continues to be a work in progress. Likely to remain unfinished for decades to come, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine features beautiful hand-fitted stone work, stunning stained glass artwork and tons of dazzling secular exhibits. Proudly noted as the worlds largest cathedral (the Statue of Liberty would comfortably fit inside the main dome!), the Cathedral of St. John the Divine creatively combines religious worship with modern day human endeavors, providing AAMCAR New York Car Rentals customers with plenty of exciting visual elements. Public tours of the Cathedral last for approximately one hour and are held every Tuesday through Saturday at 11am and Sundays at 1pm. To learn more about the Cathedral of St. John the divine please call 212-316-7540.
- St. Patricks Cathedral: This stunning Cathedral, located at 50th Street and Fifth Avenue, is the current seat of Roman Catholic archbishop of New York. A stunning example of medieval architecture and design, the Cathedral showcases a variety of Neo-gothic features as well as gothic architecture. Built entirely of white marble quarried in from Massachusetts, St. Patricks Cathedral is quite unlike any other place of worship in NYC. AAMCAR New York Car Rental vacationers interested in learning more about St. Patricks Cathedral should call 212-753-2261.
Other churches in New York City include Christs Church of the City, the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, the Church of Heavenly Rest, the Park Slope United Methodist Church, the Primitive Christian Church, the Lutheran Church of St. John, and the Unitarian Church of All Souls.