This features a gallery of abandoned churches and religious buildings in the United States.
The Ronceverte Christian Church is a closed Christian church in Ronceverte, West Virginia. Constructed in 1886, it was the first and only sanctuary in Greenbrier County for years.
The First German Reformed Church is formerly abandoned church in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is being stabilized and renovated into a climbing gymnasium.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church is an abandoned Roman Catholic church in Cincinnati, Ohio.
King Solomon Baptist Church is a former church notable for its Tudor Revival-style sanctuary and Art Deco-style auditorium in the Northwest Goldberg neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan. It was built for Temple Baptist, a conservative, pro-segregationist church, and later became home to King Solomon Baptist Church.
St. Mark Church is a former Roman Catholic church in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was dedicated to the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. During its first 50 years of operation, St. Mark’s had 24 priestly vocations, which included one bishop, two religious brothers, and 36 religious sisters.
The Church of the Transfiguration is an abandoned and collapsed Roman Catholic church in Buffalo, New York.
The historic Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse, New York features a wide variety of elaborate mausoleums and graves, along with a disused administration building, mortuary chapel, and entrance.
The Holy Souls’ Episcopal Church Camp is an abandoned summer camp for the Holy Souls Protestant Episcopal Church in the Catskill Mountains of New York.
The abandoned Winston Family Chapel was constructed in 1908 by the patriarch of the Winston family in rural Culpeper County, Virginia. It is in a state of arrested decay.
The Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church is an abandoned church in Virginia.
St. Joseph’s Church is a historic, closed Roman Catholic church in Albany, New York. The current structure was constructed of blue limestone in 1860 and remained in use until 1994. Ongoing efforts have been made throughout the ensuing years to stabilize the mammoth structure.
The United Brethren Church, which later became the Covenant Whosoever Will Church of God, was located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Gianella Catholic Retreat Center was a center for youth outreach and adult ministry operated by the Diocese of Pittsburgh near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Mt. Sterling Baptist Church is a closed church in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. It was one of the first churches organized by the Baptists west of the Allegheny Mountains in 1796.
The German Evangelical Salem Reformed Church is a formerly abandoned church constructed in the High Victorian Gothic style in 1876 on Prentice Street in the California neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky.
Sacred Heart Church is an abandoned Roman Catholic church in Buffalo, New York.
Horace Burgess’ Treehouse, also known as the Minster’s Treehouse, was a treehouse and church in Crossville, Tennessee. Work on the treehouse began in 1993. It was closed to the public in 2012 and burned to the ground in October 2019.
St. Joseph Church is a former Byzantine Catholic church in the Union-Miles Park neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. It featured Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles. The church closed in 1980 because of a declining congregation and was repurposed for another church before becoming abandoned in 2002. The building was removed in 2016.
Our Lady Help of Christians Church was an abandoned circa 1906 church in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was demolished in October 2019.