Lima has not only many historical churches to visit and admire but also a lot of "normal" Houses of God, where the mainly catholic community can pray and live their religious life. These are often worth a visit. Even if your Spanish isn't perfect celebrating the Holy Mass, especially on a religious day in one of these churches is amazing. You will find some international churches and denominations in Lima where you can attend church services for example in English, German, or pray to "your" God.
The Good Shepherd is the Cathedral Church of the Anglican Diocese of Perú. They have been serving the English-speaking community of Lima for over 160 years with services in English and Spanish. In 1849, the first Anglican Chaplain, the Reverend John G. Pearson arrived in Lima after 5 years of negotiations with the British Government with the rel...
The Union Church of Lima is an International, English-speaking and Interdenominational Christian Fellowship in Lima. Their mission is to build a caring, Christian Community that worships, fellowships, witnesses and grows in faith. The Union Church was started by Scottish Missionaries, North Americans and others. Most of their members are people ...
In the spring of 1820, Joseph Smith Jr. retired to the woods near his home in Palmyra, New York, and offered a simple prayer. This humble prayer set into motion a series of events that brought forth The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from its obscure beginnings in upstate New York to a worldwide church. In Lima the Church of Jesus C...
The German speaking Evangelical Lutheran congregation in Lima was founded 1898 by German emigrants. There are contractual ties with the EKD (Evangelical Church in Germany). In majority the members of the Evangelic Lutheran Church in Lima are German, Peruvian, Austrian / Swiss Reformed, Lutheran and United denomination.
The community of San José is one of more than 160 German speaking Catholic parishes abroad. Their formation is based on the idea of offering worship services, pastoral care in the German language and promoting integration.
The Iglesia Ortodoxa de la Santisima Trininad is the only church in Peru uniting the Pan-Orthodox community which is formed by orthodox Greeks, Russians, Palestians, Romanians and Peruvians converted to orthodoxism.
Even if the Arabic influence in Lima can be seen everywhere, you won't find a proper mosque. However, the community is growing and usually comes together Saturdays for common prayers and keeping tradition alive.
There are quite a number of indigenous Peruvians who have recently started practicing Judaism and they together with the increasing number of foreigners living in Peru form the mayor asset of Peru's Jewish community. The relationships and bonds to international Jewish society are increasing steadily.
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