Greater Galillee Baptist Church, Milwaukee

Greater Galillee Baptist Church, Milwaukee; (c) Soul Of America

Milwaukee Places of Worship

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 Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 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 Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 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 Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 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, Milwaukee, WI 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, Milwaukee, WI MAP
PHONE: 414-271-0135

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1857; one of the oldest African American churches in Wisconsin. It features several excellent choirs.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 7:45a & 10:45a
ADDRESS: 1120 Grand Avenue, Racine, WI 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, Racine, WI MAP
PHONE: 414-632-1650


2 replies
  1. Mark Evans says:

    The Milwaukee Region offers numerous places of worship like Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, The Basilica of St. Josaphat, and The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary etc.


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