Religious Groups in Douglas County, Kansas 2003

Project for "Countours of Religion in Douglas County", Spring 2003, Professor Timothy Miller, Department of Religious Studies, The University of Kansas

*This web page includes a list of religious organizations, groups, and churches in Douglas County, Kansas. Please keep in mind that this list is by no means exhaustive. If you know a group that should be listed, please email Professor Miller. This website was designed by Kellie Harmon, graduate student in the Department of Religious Studies.

Organization Name
Denomination
Street address
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded

A New Thing/River of Revival Ministries

New Apostolic Reformation 546 Schwarz Road/PO Box 2545 785-949-8462 wahoo@sunflower.com www.riverofrevival.homestead.com
12
Summer 2002
Bahai Community Bahai Faith 900 Madeline Lane/PO Box 3518, 66047
Unity Church
843-2703 Ldiggs3642@earthlink.net www.bahai.org  32
1963
Calvary Church of God in Christ 646 Alabama St. 749-0951
Calvary Community Church

 

856-2145
Calvary Temple Assembly of God Assembly of God 606 W. 29th St. Terr. 842-6463 calvarytemple@sunflower.com http://www.calvarytempleaog.org./ 150-175
1968
Catholic Apostolic Church International
Centenary United Methodist Church Methodist 245 N. 4th 843-1756 LawrenceCentUMC@aol.com http://www.geocities.com/centenaryumc/index.html  
1866
Central United Methodist Church Methodist 1501 Mass. 843-7066  
Christ Community Evangelical Free Church Evangelical 1100 Kasold Drive 842-7600 cccoffice@notyouraveragechurch.net http://www.notyouraveragechurch.net    
Christ Covenant Church Reformed Presbyterian
2312 Harvard 842-5797
Christ the Servant Charismatical Episcopal Church (DEFUNCT) 1716 E 30th
Christian Science Church Christian Science 1701 Mass. 843-0520
Church Morning Star (Morning Star Christian) Nondenominational

Sunset Elementary/PO Box 266, 66044
901 Schwarz Rd

749-0023
Church of all Worlds Wiccan
Church of Christ Church of Christ 201 N. Michigan St. 838-9795 postmaster@lawrencekschurchofchrist.8m.com/ http://lawrencekschurchofchrist.8m.com/  
Church of God Elm St
Church of God (Holiness) Church of God 724 N. 4th St. 913-893-6914
Clinton Parkway Assembly of God 3200 Clinton Parkway 843-7189
Community Bible Church Bible/Independent 906 N 1464 Road 843-3239 Chuck@community-bible.org www.community-bible.org @100
Jul-82
Community Church of God (Holiness) Church of God 23rd & Anderson Rd 841-7577
Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church Southern Baptist 802 W. 22nd Terrace 843-0442 cpago@lawrence.org  
Corpus Christi Catholic Church Catholic 6001 W. 15th St. 843-6286 christi@cjnetworks.com http://www.cjnetworks.com/~christi  
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded
Crossgate Ministries Baptist 4028 Crossgate Ct 838-3026
East Lawrence Church of Christ Church of Christ 1919 E. 23rd/PO Box 4035, 66046 843-8348/843-5878 tedenton64@hotmail.com www.asiteforthelord.com
Eckankar (DEFUNCT)
Faith Christian Fellowship Christian 23rd & Iowa, Days Inn 785-242-4368
Falun Gong Falun Gong mountaincat@yahoo.com www.falundafa.org
15
Fellowship Baptist Church Baptist 710 Locust S. 331-2299 mac@highlandservices.com http://fbclawrence.org/
First Baptist Church Baptist 1330 Kasold Dr 843-0020 firstbap@lawrence.ixks.com www.firstbaptist.lawrence.ks.us  
1855
First Christian Church/Disciples of Christ USA Christian 1000 Kentucky 843-0679 llathrom@swbell.net (church secretary) 780
1884
First Church of the Nazarene Nazarene 1470 N. 1000 Rd 843-3940 dondunn@forestview.org www.forestview.org
150
1910
First Presbyterian Church Presbyterian USA 2415 Clinton Parkway 843-4171 fpcadministrator@sunflower.com www.firstpreslawrence.org    
First Regular Missionary Baptist Church National Baptist USA 1646 Vermont 843-5811
First Southern Baptist Church Southern Baptist 4300 West Sixth 843-8167 http://community.lawrence.com/fsbc  
First United Methodist Church 946 Vermont St. 841-7500 office@fumclawrence.org www.fumclawrence.org
1696
1855
Free State Community Church Community 1245 East 15th St. 838-3363
Free State Sangha
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Lutheran/ELCA 2211 Inverness Drive 843-3014 glsc@kans.com & pastorjeff/@kans.com www.sunflower.com/~jilley
196
1962
Grace Baptist Church Independent Baptist 265 North Michigan 749-5294
Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Evangelical 3312 Calvin Dr 843-2005 www.gepc.org
1200
1988
Heartland Community Church Community
Contemporary

619 Vermont 832-1845 http://hcclawrence.com/
Heaven Bound Harvest Church (Rhema) Rhema 2120 West 25th, Suite F
(Holiday Plaza)
865-5434
30
Heavenly Manna Apostolic Church Pentecostal 416 Lincoln St. 840-9945 http://come.to/havenlymanna
Heritage Baptist Church Independent Baptist 1781 E. 800 Rd. 887-2200
Holiday Hills Church of the Nazarene Nazarene 1020 Kasold 843-7345
Immanuel Lutheran Church Lutheran Mo.Synod
2104 W. 15th St 843-0620 pastordon@ilcusc.org; immanuellutheran@ilcusc.org http://hcclawrence.com/  
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded
Indian Avenue Baptist Church Southern Baptist 146 Indian Ave. 841-7355 60-80
Indian Hills Church of God Church of God Louisiana & 29th St. Terr. 843-9565
Indonesian Christian Fellowship Christian 3001 Lawrence Ave. 842-2343 http://www.ku.edu/~icf
22
1992, KU
Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) 7-10
International Subtle Energy as Medicine (ISEEM)
Islamic Center of Lawrence Islam 1917 Naismith Drive 749-1638 msa@ku.edu
Kansas Ki Society (Lawrence Dojo) Ki Society International 619 E. 8th St., S. Annex 843-8419 yelowdg@aol.com http://www.idir.net/~demian/kks   1979/1987
Kansas Zen Center Buddhist 1423 New York St. 331-2274 info@kansaszencenter.org http://kansaszencenter.og  
1978
Korean Presbyterian Church Presbyterian 445 Lyon St. 865-4166
Jehovah's Witnesses, River Heights Jehovah's Witnesses 1802 East 19th St. 749-2604
Jehovah's Witnesses, Southern Hills Jehovah's Witnesses 1802 East 19th St. 843-0146
Latter-day Saints, First Ward Mormon 3615 W. 10th St. 749-7390/749-2480 www.lds.org 496 1950s
Latter-day Saints, Second Ward Mormon 3615 W. 10th St. 749-6709 www.lds.org   1950s
Lawrence Baptist Temple Independent Baptist 3201 West 31st St. 841-1756 pastormyer@juno.com http://members.theglobe.com/lbt1/lbt
200
1977
Lawrence Bengali Club Hindu aguha@usa.net
Lawrence Bible Chapel Nondenominational
505 Monterey Way 841-5271 www.lawrencebiblechapel.org
190
1945
Lawrence Chinese Evangelical Church 3001 Lawrence Ave. 842-5783 liji@ku.edu http://www.lcec.org/
Lawrence Christian Center Charismatic/Nondenominational

1031 New Hampshire/PO Box 1997, 66044 842-4926 LawrenceChristianCenter@juno.com
50
1993
Lawrence Church of Christ (ICC) s.stevenson@prodigy.net http://www.icoc.org/icocmain/index_new.htm
Lawrence Community of Christ Reformed LDS
Lawrence Holidome
Brazilian Room
843-3790 arlewis@grapevine.nt  
Lawrence Evangelical Friends Church Friends/Quaker 1601 New Hampshire 843-3149
70
1869/1872
Lawrence Free Methodist Church Free Methodist 3001 Lawrence Ave. 842-2343 info@fmchurg.org www.lfmc.lawrence.ks.us
166
1850s
Lawrence Heights Christian Church Christian 2321 Peterson Rd 843-1729 lhcc4@juno.com or j.t@lawrence-heights.org www.lawrence-heights.org
191
4-Dec-63
Lawrence House of Prayer
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address, city
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded
Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church United Methodist 950 East 21rst St. 832-9200
80
1952
Lawrence Jewish Community Center Jewish 917 Highland Drive 841-7636 ljcc@sunflower.com www.ljcc.info
100
1960s
Lawrence Life Fellowship Baptist 1011 Mass. 838-9093 galvarado@lawrencelifefelloship.org www.lawrencelifefellowship.org
Lawrence Light & Life Study Group/Urantia Brotherhood Urantia 2343 Ranch St. 843-0113 http://www.urantia.org
10
 Fall 1989
Lawrence Unitarian Fellowship Unitarian 1263 N. 1100 Road 842-3339 uufl@carrollsweb.com http://www.uufl.net
Lawrence Wesleyan Church Wesleyan 3705 Clinton Parkway 841-5446  
Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church 1146 Connecticut 841-2996
Maranatha Christian Church
MCH Christian Fellowship Center Interdenominational 2518 Ridge Court 842-5838
Morning Star Christian Church Nondenominational Sunset Elementary Church/PO Box 266, 66044
749-0023 info@morningstarlawrence.com http://www.morningstarlawrence.com/
Mustard Seed Fellowship Charismatic 700 Wakarusa Dr 841-5685 mustardscf@juno.com www.mustardseedchurch.com 450-500
1972
New Hope Baptist Church Southern Baptist Lawrence Holidome 842-0752
Ninth Street Baptist Church National Baptist USA, Inc. 847 Ohio Street/901TN St. 843-5828 250+
1868
North Lawrence Christian Church Christian 647 Elm St
Oread Friends Meeting Friends (Quaker) 1146 Oregon 843-3277
Peace Mennonite Church Mennonite 1204 Oread, ECM Building 841-8614 peacemennonite@email.msn.com
Pentecostal Bible Church (DEFUNCT)
Plymouth Congregational Church UCC United Church of Christ 925 Vermont 843-3220 plymouth@sunflower.com http://www.plymouthlawrence.com  
1854
Praise Temple Church of God in Christ Church of God in Christ 315 East 7th 749-0985 PraiseTemple315@aol.com
35
Redeemer Lutheran Church Lutheran MO. Synod
2700 Lawrence Ave 843-8181
Religious Science (Mind Science) New Thought
(metaphysical)
 841-2691 n/a n/a
10
2000
River of Fire Church (International Apostolic Ministries) IAM Langston Hughes Elementary 749-1664 harvg@mindspring.com http://www.riveroffirelawrence.org   Spring 2003
St.James AME Church 7th and Maple 843-3088
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Catholic 1234 Kentucky/1229 Vermont St 843-0109 churchoffice@saint-johns.net www.saint-johns.net    
St. Luke AME Church African Methodist Episcopal
900 New York St. 841-0847/865-1589 KF1169@aol.com
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Episcopal 5700 W. 6th St. 865-5777 stmargaret@sbcglobal.net www.saintmargaret.org
1990
St. Sophia Orthodox Church Orthodox/Bulgarian Diocese

Canterbury House, 1116 LA St

865-4150 StSophiaChurch@aol.com
25
Sept/Oct 2001
Salvation Army Christian 946 New Hampshire 843-4188; Parsonage, 843-7514 www.salvationarmy.org
30
1957
Second Christian Church Christian 1245 Connecticut St 843-9405
Self-Realization Fellowship (Yogananda)
Seventh-Day Adventist Church 1000 Connecticut St 843-6383/913-772-8337 http://nadchurches.tagnet.org/lawrenceks/
Soka Gakkai
Southside Church of Christ Church of Christ 1105 W. 25th St 843-0770 southsideoffice@sbcglobal.net; southsideoffice@sunflower.com http://www.southsidecofc.net  
Sufis
Triple Spiral Nest Neo-Pagan PO Box 442394, 66044 542-1855 www.sunflower.com/~aengus/tpn1.htm
8
 May 1996
Trinity Episcopal Church Episcopalian 1011/1027 Vermont 843-6166 trinity@lawrence.ixks.com; office@trinitylawrence.org www.trinitylawrence.org
361
1854
Trinity Lutheran Church Lutheran/ELCA 1245 New Hampshire 843-4150 www.tlclawrence.org 500 families
1867
Unity Church Unity 900 Madeline Lane 841-1447 info@unityoflawrence.org; Rev41world@aol.com www.unityoflawrence.org 250
1979
University Baptist Church Southern Baptist

Ramada Inn, 2222 W. 6th

830-8145
University Community of Christ R.L.D.S. 1900 University Drive 843-8427  
Victory Bible Church Bible 1942 Mass. 841-3437  
Web of Oz Neo-Pagan 1208 Delaware n/a gstarfire@midnightsquadron.com www.webofoz.org 17-70 Early 1990s
West Side Presbyterian Church Presbyterian 1024 Kasold 843-1504
Wheatland Church of Christ Church of Christ 1449 Kasold/PO Box 3853 842-5413 wheatland@mail.com http://www.kansaschurch.org/lawrence-wheatland.html
125
1997
               
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address/city
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded
Outside Lawrence
Alpha TTEC (Theo Therapy Education Ctr.)   2 E. 9th St (not there anymore)
312-7708   1976-77
Annunciation Catholic Church Baldwin, KS
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
Big Springs United Methodist Church United Methodist East Hway 40
Big Springs, KS
887-6823
Calvary Chapel Non-denominational 1141 E 1200 Rd/Lawrence
913-841-5447 www.calvarychapel.org
60
1963
Christ Gospel Church Baldwin, KS
Church of Christ Church of Christ Baldwin, KS
Church of Christ at Vinland Church of Christ 1702 N. 700 Rd/Baldwin
785-594-3648 shawns@grapevine.net http://members.aol.com/VinlandCoC/
Clearfield United Methodist Church United Methodist DG Cty Rd 1061/Clearfield
http://www.eudoraks.com/
Clinton Presbyterian Church Presbyterian USA Clinton, KS
Coal Creek Gospel Hall Non-denominational 1718 N. 466 Rd/Baldwin
594-4835 daveolmstead@juno.com www.bibletruth.net/ksbaldwa/default.htm
12
1880s
Community Bible Church
Eudora Assembly of God Assembly of God 8th & Main/Eudora
542-2182 http://www.eudoraks.com/  
Eudora Church of Christ Church of Christ 1530 Winchester Rd\Eudora
542-3304 EudoraChurch@aol.com http://members.aol.com/DubDoby/church.htm
50
Eudora United Methodist Church United Methodist 703 Church St/Eudora
785-542-3200
80
1921
Family of Faith Fellowship Southern Baptist
2295 N. 1300 Rd/Eudora
542-3353 http://www.eudoraks.com/
50
1972
First Southern Baptist Church Southern Baptist 1103 Main St/Eudora
785-542-2734 belrehmer@yahoo.com http://www.eudoraks.com/
First United Methodist Church United Methodist
Forest View Ministries
Gospel Chapel Baldwin, KS
Heritage Baptist Church Baptist 1781 E 800 Rd 887-2200
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded
Hesper Friends Church Friends/Quaker 2355 N. 1100 Rd/Eudora
542-2625 HesperFriends@altavista.com www.ForMinistry.com/66025hfc
199
1858
Holy Family Catholic Church Catholic 820 Birch, Eudora
542-5015; 542-2788  
International Society for Krishna Consciousness ISKCON 1204 N. 200 Rd/Baldwin
785-979-1639 or 594-7091 20+ late 1980s-early 90s
Ives Chapel United Methodist Church United Methodist 1018 Miami/Baldwin
594-6555  
Lecompton United Methodist Church United Methodist 402 Elmore St/Lecompton
887-6327  
Light Center
Lighthouse Baptist Temple Baldwin, KS
Lone Star Church of the Brethren Church of the Brethern
883 E 800 Road 785-542-1030
New Life Assembly of God 5th & Baker/Baldwin
594-3045
Old Order German Baptist Brethren Church
Randall Ministries Baldwin, KS
St. John's United Church of Christ United Church of Christ
396 E. 900 Rd/Baldwin
St. Paul United Church of Christ United Church of Christ
8th & Church St/Eudora
542-2785 stpaul@idir.net www.grapevine.net/stpaul
Stull United Methodist Church United Methodist DG County Road 442 887-6521
Swanson S Xa Campus Ministry Eudora, KS
Vinland United Methodist Church United Methodist R.R. 3/Baldwin
594-3064 johnhartkc@aol.com http://www.kansaschurch.org/baldwincity-vinland.html
Washington Creek Church of the Brethren 609 E. 550 Rd/Lawrence
785-748-9842
Wesleyan Church
Worden United Methodist Church United Methodist Highway 56/Baldwin bjat@idir.net
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address, city
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded
K.U. Student Organizations
Alpha Epsilon Pi Jewish fraternity 1116 Indiana St 841-6728 www.ku.edu/~aepi
40
1949
Amitabha Buddist Association Pure Land Buddhism
400 KS Union, KU amtb_at_ku@yahoo.com 1998
American Baptist laurel@ku.edu http://www.firstbaptist.lawrence.ks.us/
Bahai Club ahdieh@hotmail.com
Bhagavad Gita Study Group ISKCON 1210 N. 200 Rd?Baldwin
splinkerton@hotmail.com
36
Spring 2001
Black Christian Fellowship
Campus Christians non-denominational/evangelical Christian
1320 Ohio St 842-6592 scorbin@ku.edu; kucc@ku.edu http://www.kucchouse.org/ 12-15
Campus Crusade for Christ bick337@ku.edu http://www.ku.edu/~ccc/
Canterbury House audreyek@prodigy.net
Caring God Ministries Christian 400 KS Union, KU 749-5294 ehjcford@cs.com no established members
1992
Champions for Christ Student athletes Christian group
Hadle Auditorium/Wagnon Student Athlete Ctr
10
 
Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship matt@chialpha.org http://chialpha.org/home.html
Ecumenical Christian Ministries Interdenominational 1204 Oread 843-4933 ecmku@raven.cc.ukans.edu www.ku.edu/~ecmku 120 veg. lunch 1961 building
First Presbyterian Church College Ministry fpcadministrator@sunflower.com http://www.firstpreslawrence.org/
Haskell Interfaith Council
Haskell Light Lutheran 137 Pawnee/Haskell Univ 841-4809 http://www.ci.lawrence.ks.us/haskell_lighthouse/index.html  
1972
Hillel House Jewish 940 Mississippi 749-5397 tad301@hotmail.com www.kuhillel.org   1960s
Ichthus Interdenominational 1544A Legend Trail Dr/PO Box 860135, Shawnee, KS 785-979-5340 ichthus@ku.edu www.ku.edu/~ichthus/ 70-100
1975
Immaneul Lutheran Campus Ministry Lutheran 2104 W. 15th St 843-0620 immanuellutheran@ilcusc.org www.ilcucs.org  
Indonesian Christian Fellowship stephencia@bigfoot.com http://www.ku.edu/~icf/
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship Interdenominational 3008 Yellowstone Dr 749-3118 (Clark) maureenm@ku.edu; gradfac@ku.edu http://www.ku.edu/~kuivcf/  
Jay Rock Campus Ministry
KU Buddhist Association bellehazel@yahoo.com http://www.ku.edu/~amtb/
KU Christian Science Organization
KU Religious Advisors
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address, city
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
DateFounded
KU Meditation Club non-sectarian Burge Union, KU griffyn00@hotmail.com http://www.ittc.ku.edu/~pkanagar/meditation/
Latter-day Saints (HINU) Mormon 120 Indian Ave; Haskell
Indian Nations University
843-7755 LawrenceKSHaskell@ldsces.org/lwrncks.in@mstar2.net www.lds.org
48
1950s
Latter-day Saints Student Organization (KU) ckittle@ku.edu http://www.lds.org/institutes/home/1,8473,768-1-36-60848,00.html
145
Lawrence Chinese Evangelical Church agapelim@footprintradio.org http://www.lcec.org/  
Lawrence Life Fellowship Student Ministry grundle4@hotmail.com http://www.lawrencelifefellowship.org/
Lutheran Campus Ministry (ELCA)
Lutheran Student Fellowship cag844@yahoo.com http://www.ku.edu/~lsfku/
Mamaroneck Christian Ministry Center
Navigators 400 KS Union, KU 843-2005 x.27 kunavs@jayhackers.net http://www.kunavs.org/  
St. John's Catholic Apostolic Church International
St. Laurence Orthodox Christian Fellowship Othodox Christian http://www.kuocf.net
St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center Catholic 1631 Crescent Rd
843-0357 kukristi@ku.edu http://www.st-lawrence.org/ 142 families
1958
Society of Open-Minded Atheists and Agnostics Atheist KS Union, Alcove A, KU 840-9984 soma@ku.edu www.kusoma.org
85
Nov-00
United Methodist carpediemgig@yahoo.com
University Christian Fellowship Southern Baptists 841-3148 lukebxcott@yahoo.com;rcucf@ku.edu http://www.ku.edu/~rcbsu  
Victory Campus Ministries carved@ku.ed
Wiccan Pagan Alliance larissa@ku.edu
Organization Name
Denomination
Street address, city
Telephone Number
Email Address
Website
# Members
Date Founded
Baker University
Baker Ambassadors/Baker University Ecumenical Osborne, Chapel (BU),
785-594-4553 http://www.bakeru.edu/future_students/index.htm
30
1983
Baker Campus Ministries/Osborn Chapel Methodist Osborne, Chapel (BU),
785-594-4553` 2,500 students 1868 (Baker U)
Secondary Groups
Women's Aglow International Christian group
Vermont Towers/1101 Vermont
331-7268 16-20
Jubilee Café
Knights of Columbus Council 1372 Catholic 2206 E. 23rd
842-2699 or 842-4790 council1372@aol.com http://www.council1372.org  
Lawrence Area Catholic Young Adult Group Catholic 832 W. 21rst 865-5211 (M. Barlow) lacyag@geocites.com http://www.geocites.com/Heartland/Oaks/2888/  
Lawrence Associaiton of Evangelicals
Lawrence Gideon Camp Gideons International 3610 W. 7th 749-1949 (M.Bush) bigbiz@grapevine.nt www.gideons.org 1899, nationally
Lawrence Ministerial Alliance
LINK
Mary & Martha's Way
Young Life Interdenominational 214 Tumbleweed Dr 865-5547 spzicker@juno.com www.younglife.org 1940, nationally
Nursing Home Services
Presbyterian Manor Presbyterian 14th and Kasold 841-4262
100
1950s