Churches in Secunderabad cover the kirks which show the European art and architecture in the late medieval era. These churches are Life Way City Church, Clock Tower, Secunderabad, Fellowship Church, New Life Assembly, Hyderabad, St. Mary's Church, Secunderabad, All Saints Church, Secunderabad, Wesley Church, Secunderabad, All Saints Church, Trimulgherry and many other churches. These churches in Secunderabad gained the popularity among the tourists.
LifeWay City Church of Clock Tower
LifeWay City Church is one of the prominent churches in Secunderabad. This church was built during the time of English East India Company.
Fellowship Church of R.K.Puram is located in Secunderabad. This church shows the paintings of British colonialism. It has a solitary purpose to prepare its members to follow Jesus and to impact on the communities of Catholic Christians by the power of the Holy Spirit.
New Life Assembly of God Church
New Life Assembly of Hyderabad is a very popular church in Secunderabad. This church is committed to inspire and mobilize its members from all walks of life to obey Lord's commission. The principles of the Lord of Christ are "Go into the entire world and preach the Gospel", focusing especially on planting churches in the cities of India.
St. John the Baptist Church
St. John the Baptist Church in Secunderabad was consecrated and dedicated to the Lord of Christ in the year 1813. St. John the Baptist Church in Secunderabad is the oldest church in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, where Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for 10 years. This church is popularly known simply as St. John’s. This South Indian Church initially served the spiritual needs of the British Forces stationed at Lancer’s Line of Secunderabad. It currently serves as a large cosmopolitan congregation of Anglicans in the city.
St. Mary's Church
St. Mary's Church of Secunderabad is the oldest Roman Catholic Church and arguably the most popular church in the city of Secunderabad, one of the important urban settlements in Telangana. It was formerly known as the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Hyderabad. It is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Adjacent to the church is the convent of St. Ann's which runs the locally famous St. Ann's High School, Secunderabad.
All Saints Church of Trimulgherry
All Saints Church, Secunderabad is a church under the auspices of the Church of South India. All Saints Church, Secunderabad is located in the Trimulgherry locality of this urban settlement. All Saints Church, Secunderabad was originally a Garrison Church, presided by Army Chaplains but was subsequently bequeathed to the Church of South India in 1947. The church currently serves the Tamil Anglican congregation of Secunderabad and offers services in English every week and in Tamil every alternate week.
Holy Trinity Church, Bollarum
Holy Trinity Church, Bolarum is located in the Bolarum locality of Secunderabad in Telangana. This church was constructed in the year 1847. This church was personally funded by Queen Victoria, on land donated by the Nizams of Hyderabad. It was initially an Anglican church, and a place of worship for British army officers and other Indian Christian families.
Garrison Wesley Church, Trimulgherry
This is another garrison church that exists in close proximity to All Saints Church, Secunderabad and Holy Trinity Church, Bolarum. In its initial years, Garrison Wesley Church catered to the spiritual needs of the British officers and soldiers stationed in Secunderabad.
Wesley Church and Clock Tower
Wesley Church, Secunderabad is one of the famous churches in the city of Secunderabad. It is located opposite to the historic Secunderabad Clock Tower. Wesley Church, Secunderabad was built in the year 1916 by British missionaries Rev. William Burgess and Rev. Benjamin Pratt. The church offers Biblical services in English language, Telugu language and Tamil language.
Centenary Baptist Church
Centenary Baptist Church with a Clock Tower is a Baptist church in the city of Secunderabad. This church was established in the year 1875 and has a current membership of more than 3000 members. The original older structure and a new centenary structure built in 1991 exist side by side in the same premises. The worship services are only held in the new sanctuary. The churches offer services in Telugu, English, Hindi and Manipuri.
Millennium Methodist Church of Secunderabad
Millennium Methodist Church of Secunderabad is one of the prominent Methodist churches in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Telangana. A small chapel with a red brick exterior built in 1882 existed in the spot where the current church structure stands. The old church was demolished at the turn of the millennium to make way for a larger structure in order to accommodate the increasing number of Methodists in the city. The new church was consecrated in the year 2001 and was renamed the Millennium Methodist Church of Secunderabad. The new church is a modern structure with elegant Gothic styled windows and doors delicately incorporated into the structure.
St. Thomas S.P.G. Church, Secunderabad
St. Thomas (SPG) Cathedral of Secunderabad is one of the oldest churches in the city of Secunderabad. St. Thomas (SPG) Cathedral of Secunderabad was built in the year 1852 by the British missionary society called the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. St. Thomas (SPG) Cathedral of Secunderabad is a prominent structure in close proximity to Secunderabad Railway Station. Across the street from the church is the St. Thomas (SPG) Boys' High School which is run by the church. The Girls High School is further down the road. The church possessed extensive lands much of which was bought by the British government of Secunderabad in order to build the existing Secunderabad Railway Station. The church now serves a predominantly Tamil congregation.
St. Andrew's Orthodox Valliyapally Church
St. Andrew's Orthodox Valliyapally Church is the only church serving the Syrian Orthodox Malayali congregation of Secunderabad in Telangana. The older Gothic structure of the church was torn down and replaced by a more appropriate Indian Baroque church in the year 2007. The state of Kerala, where the Syrian Orthodox of India is based has a rich variety of Baroque architecture owing to the influence of the Portuguese.
Mor Gregorios Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Cathedral
Mor Gregorios Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Cathedral Church serves the Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Malayali congregation of Secunderabad-Hyderabad, the twin city in Telangana. This church comes under the Mylapore diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church.
St George's Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church
St George's Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church serves the Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Malayali congregation and comes under Mor Gregorios Cathedral in Mettuguda. It is located in Nagaram of BMR enclave.
St. Andrew's Marthoma Syrian Church of West Marredpally
St. Andrew's Marthoma Syrian Church serves the Marthoma Syrian Malayali congregation of Secunderabad, the city in Telangana.
St. Anthony's Church of Mettuguda
St. Anthony's Church of Mettuguda is a shrine that is popular with the local Catholics. Many sick and suffering patients attend mass at this church every Tuesday.
Sacred Heart Church of South Lallaguda
Sacred Heart Church is the parish church of the Anglo-Indian community in Secunderabad. The church is located in South Lallaguda which is popularly known as Little England on account of the large Anglo-Indian population that resides there. This is a Tamil - Telugu - Hindi - English medium big, independent, spiritual church near the Railway track at Lothukunta.
St. Anthony's Church, Venkatapuram
St. Anthony's Church of Venkatapuram was under Holy Family Parish till 1998. In 1998 Archbishop S. Arulappa created this parish, with Fr. Narisetty Anthony Paul Raj as priest. It is a three-floor church. Fr. Paul Raj worked hard to raise needed money about 43 lakhs.
Aradhana Hindi Kalisiya, Secunderabad
Aradhana Hindi Kalisiya is an authentic Hindi Church in Suchitra cross road, Jeedimetla and Kompally area of Telangana. This church belongs to Good Shepherd Community Church, the Church movement of Operation Mobilisation India. Ps Selwyn Rajkumar leads this church. Aradhana Hindi Kalisiya is formed with an objective to disciple Hindi speaking people in Jesus Christ in the cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad in South India. Today more than 50 believers from about 10 North Indian States are actively involved in the life and ministry of the Church.
(Last Updated on : 15-12-2014)
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