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List of Churches in Dubai – Contact and Locations

churches in Dubai

Being in a peaceful and calm setting is always wonderful. It provides a unique experience, especially when you’re in a city renowned for its architecture. So, when visiting such a city, why not explore its beautiful churches that convey a rich architectural history? Despite the common perception, Dubai is home to some truly stunning churches. While it’s primarily known as an Islamic country, Dubai accommodates churches for the Christian community. These places offer everyone a chance to find peace and revitalize their soul.

Here are some frequently asked questions and their respective answers before we start our list of churches in Dubai.

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How many churches are there in Dubai?

There are more than you might realize; in fact, there are about 20 churches representing the Catholic, Protestant, Anglican, and Orthodox traditions of Christianity.

Do Catholic churches exist in Dubai?

Yes, there are; the two largest parish churches for Catholics in Dubai are the Catholic Church of St. Francis of Assisi and the Catholic Church of St. Mary.

In Dubai, how many Christians are there?

Christians make up approximately 13% of the UAE’s overall population, and they are free to practice their religion openly and to dress accordingly.

Dubai’s Christian churches are summarized below.

You can use the following list of Christian churches in Dubai. Our guide will provide you the contact information you need once you click on the name of the person you want to learn more about.

Type: Evangelical/Protestant

  • Location: Jebel Ali
  • Tel: +971 4 884 6623

a regular worship service is held every Friday morning at an evangelical church in Dubai. Classes for membership are offered all year round.

Mor Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral

  • Type: Orthodox
  • Location: Jebel Ali
  • Tel: +971 4 8844972

Since its founding in March 1976, the Mor Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral in Dubai has grown into a neighborhood parish in Jebel Ali.

Covenant Hope Church Dubai

  • Type: Protestant
  • Location: Jebel Ali
  • Tel: +971 50 630 9694

Every Friday in Emmanuel Hall at the Dubai Evangelical Church Centre (DECC) in Jebel Ali, the Covenant Hope Church of Dubai meets.

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

  • Type: Catholic
  • Location: Jebel Ali
  • Tel: +971 4 884 5251

Bishop Bernard Gremoli officially opened the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in November 2001 as a component of the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church

  • Type: Catholic
  • Location: Bur Dubai
  • Tel: +971 4 3370087

Since 1967, St. Mary’s Catholic Church has had a paris. It is centrally placed in Dubai and has served and still welcomes the many generations of Catholic residents of the emirate.

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

  • Type: Catholic
  • Location: Oud Metha
  • Tel: +971 50 496 2404 / +971 56 757 4731

The largest Eastern Catholic Church operating under its own rules is the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC). It is also known as the Kyivan Catholic Church, the Union Church, the Ukrainian Catholic Church, and the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Byzantine Rite.

Dubai Mar Thoma Church

  • Location: Jebel Ali
  • Tel: +971 4 884 5233

The Mar Thoma Paris was established in 1969 to support the spiritual development of the Mar Thoma community in Dubai.

Emirates Baptist Church International

  • Type: Baptist
  • Location: Jumeirah 1
  • Tel: +971 4 349 1596

The Emirates Baptist Church International, which was founded in 1997 by a group of 28 Christians, holds weekly worship services every Friday at its Jumeirah 1 location.

Church – Dubai Central Seventh-day Adventist

  • Type: Protestant
  • Location: Various
  • Tel: +971 52 244 0717

Although the major Church is located on Umm Hurair 2, there are various Sabbath vespers that are conducted every week throughout the city. A few examples are Al Khail Gate, Al Nahda, Burjuman, Deira, DIP, International City, JVC, Karama, Mirdif, Muhaisnah, Satwa, and DSO.

Church – Holy Trinity

  • Type: Protestant
  • Location: Umm Hurair 2
  • Tel: +971 4 337 0247
  • Website
  • Email

Holy Trinity Church is a member of the Chaplaincy of Dubai and Sharjah with the Northern Emirates, a distinctive fellowship of Inter-Denominational Christians and people from other mainline Protestant churches from around the world.

Pentecostal Church in Dubai

  • Location: Al Barsha
  • Tel: +971 50 703 4888
  • Website
  • Email

The Pentecostal Church in Dubai, which was formerly known as the King’s Revival Church International, is located in Al Barsha.

Church – CSI Parish Dubai

  • Type: Anglican
  • Location: Oud Metha
  • Tel: +971 4 337 2111
  • Website
  • Email

On March 2, 1975, members of the Church of South India established the C.S.I. Parish in Dubai.

Church – Maranatha Full Gospel

  • Location: Oud Metha
  • Tel: +971 50 465 1444

The Maranatha Full Gospel Church (MFGC), which had its beginnings in Bangalore in 1995, developed to the point where it was recognized as a society in 2004. Currently, the MFGC operates in all of the UAE’s major emirates, the Middle East, as well as 15 towns in Kerala and North India.

Church – The Brethren Assembly

  • Location: Umm Hurair 2

The Brethren Assembly in Dubai is a congregation of Christians that follows the New Testament Church Principles. In Bur Dubai’s Oud Metha Road, the group congregates on the grounds of Trinity Church.

Church – The Dubai City

A Bible-based church affiliated with the Firm Foundation Trust, India, is the Dubai City Church. Every Thursday night, the community gathers in Oud Metha’s Holy Trinity Church’s St. Paul’s Hall.

Redeemer Church of Dubai

  • Location: Deira
  • Website

Every Friday at both 9:00am and 11:00am, Redeemer Church of Dubai holds services at the J. W. Marriott in Deira.

Church – St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral

  • Type: Orthodox
  • Location: Oud Metha
  • Website
  • Email

In the modern Malankara Orthodox Church, St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral Dubai has become one of the most well-known parishes.

  • St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church
  • Type: Orthodox
  • Location: Jebel Ali

Not on this list?
Please feel free to contact us and send us an email if you are aware of or a member of a Christian church in Dubai that is not included on our list.

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