Places of Worship
churches + synagogues.
The island of St Thomas is home to several religious communities, gladly welcoming of visitors. Click on the tabs to the right for worship times and contact information.
If you've come to the island for a destination wedding, some of these places of worship are available for your blessed ceremony. Make sure to reserve well in advance of your wedding day.
"Worship is the believer's response of all that they are – mind, emotions, will, body – to what God is and says and does."
Cathedral Church of All Saints
Built in 1848 to commemorate the end of slavery, this historic Episcopal church was constructed of island quarried stone and ballast bricks left by early traders and smugglers.
Sts Peter & Paul Cathedral
Built in 1848, this stunning cathedral serves as the seat of the Territory's Roman Catholic Diocese. Mural paintings on the ceiling depict more than 12 major scenes from the Old and New Testaments. Complimentary tours available by appointment.
Frederick Lutheran Church
Constructed in 1680, Fort Christian was built to defend the Danish settlement. This National Historic Landmark is the oldest building in continuous use on St. Thomas and also served as the governor's residence, a place of worship, a police station and now a museum.
St Thomas Reformed Church
Established in 1660 by Dutch Settlers, this is the oldest congregation in the Virgin Islands. The current church building was completed in 1848 and restored in 1995 after severe hurricane damage.