Greater Galillee Baptist Church, Milwaukee



Milwaukee, WI

St. Mark AME Church

DESCRIPTION: First African American church established in Milwaukee by Ezekial Gillespie in 1869; the congregation of 1600 members supports a library, credit union, dining hall, and a beautiful organ; historical marker for the churches original location is at 300 West Kilbourn Ave at 4th Street


ADDRESS: 1616 West Atkinson Ave  MAP

PHONE: 414-562-8030

Calvary Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1885, its the oldest African American Baptist church in Milwaukee; also features architecture based on African homes

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 7:45a, 10:45a

ADDRESS: 2959 North Teutonia Ave  MAP

PHONE: 414-372-1450

Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Though the edifice looks more recent, this historic church was founded in the 1920s

SUNDAY WORSHIP: Sunday worship 10:15a

ADDRESS: 2432 North Teutonia Ave  MAP

PHONE: 414-562-1110

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: The congregation organized in 1919; the edifice recently underwent a $1.5 million renovation that added twenty classrooms, a library and childcare center

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 8a & 10:45a

ADDRESS: 2207 North Second Street  MAP

PHONE: 414-372-7811

St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church
DESCRIPTION: This Catholic church prides itself in being a Eucharist without walls; it has numerous outreach programs and is known for being socially progressive with a heritage of appeal to African Americans


ADDRESS: 1015 North Ninth Street  MAP

PHONE: 414-271-0135

Racine, WI

St Paul Missionary Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1857; one of the oldest African American churches in Wisconsin; features several excellent choirs

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 7:45a & 10:45a

ADDRESS: 1120 Grand Ave  MAP

PHONE: 414-632-1467

Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church
DESCRIPTION: One of the oldest Black churches in Wisconsin, founded in 1869


ADDRESS: 424 Memorial Drive  MAP

PHONE: 414-632-1650


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