There are many astounding, unique churches located throughout Oregon. From small, intricate chapels to immense, magnificent buildings, these stunning works of architecture will have you reaching for your camera. Here are just a few of Oregon’s beautiful churches, temples, and synagogues.
16. First Presbyterian Church
Located in downtown Portland, this stunning church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built between 1886-1890.
15. Helvetia Community Church
This lovely 100-year-old church can be found in Hillsborough.
14. The Old Church
Built in 1882, this Portland church is now a non-religious, non-profit event center.
13. Advent Christian Church
This church is located in John Day and has absolutely gorgeous, intricate details.
12. St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church is located in Mount Angel. It was built in 1912 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
11. Mount Angel Abbey
Located near Mount Angel, this abbey was built in 1882 and it is a seminary, school, and Benedictine monk community.
10. Tualatin Plains Presbyterian Church
Located in Hillsboro, Tualatin Plains Presbyterian Church was built 1878 in a beautiful Gothic style.
9. Portland Oregon Temple
This astounding Mormon temple is located in Lake Oswego.
8. Trinity Lutheran Church
This lovely church in Silverton has beautiful stained glass windows and cheerful red details.
7. Congregation Beth Israel.
This incredible synagogue in Portland was built in 1859.
6. Cathedral of Saint Francis de Sales
Located in Baker City, this brick beauty is surrounded by foliage, and with its castle-like architecture it looks like an image from the past.
5. The First Christian Church
This wondrous church is located in the heart of Eugene.
4. The Grotto
Nestled into a forested hill in NE Portland, The Grotto is a beautiful gem hidden from the city. There are many shrines and statues integrated into the wild green landscape and there is an indoor and outdoor church service area.
3. Emmanuel Episcopal Church
This lovely little church in Vesper almost seems to be part of the surrounding natural beauty.
2. Antelope Community Church
This beautiful church is located in Antelope, a fascinating town with only 59 residents and an incredible history.
1. First Congregational United Church of Christ
This incredible church is located in Portland and was built between 1889-1895. It's also on the National Register of Historic Places.
Have you been to any of these churches? What other churches in Oregon do you think are beautiful?