Tremont is home to more churches than any other Cleveland neighborhood. Many of the churches were established in the 1800s and continue to thrive today. The rich, ethnic heritage and period architecture of these churches add to the unique history of Tremont and its people. Brief histories of several Tremont churches can be found at this website: http://www.tremonthistory.com.
Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation
The newly renovated Immanuel Lutheran Church was built in 1879. This Victorian Gothic-style church still performs its services in German.
Mega Church, the former South Presbyterian Church, is an active multicultural congregation in an imposing historic structure.
Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church
For more information, visit Our Lady of Mercy on the Cleveland CatholicNET website.
Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ
Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ was built in 1893. This Richardsonian Romanesque building is a stunning example of the "Akron Plan" which incorporates a sanctuary, kitchen, library, art museum, and gymnasium under one roof, with a massive internal sliding door to provide a flexible floor plan. Today, the church continues its mission of providing for those in need. Pilgrim is also home to several cultural events in Tremont including the Arts Renaissance Tremont and the Theater Labyrinth.
St. Andrew Kim Catholic Church
St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church
The early Tremont settlers were drawn to Congregationalism. In 1864, the first church, Jennings Avenue Congregationalist Church, was established. It was built from 1865 to 1870 and is an excellent example of Victorian architecture. The church is now home to St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church. This parish is known for its Hunger Center and its community outreach program.
Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
St. George Antiochian is the former Lincoln Park Methodist Church. A Romanesque church built in 1892, St. George added small onion domes to the base of the steeple.
St. John Cantius Roman Catholic Church
Built in 1925, St. John Cantius Church and School is in the heart of the Tremont Polish community. Services are conducted in English, Polish, and Spanish. The annual Polish Festival is celebrated each Labor Day Weekend.
Services: 4 p.m. Saturday
A German congregation built the magnificent St. Michaels
Church in 1888. This nationally-recognized High Style Gothic Revival structure
features an imposing exterior and an impressive sanctuary. It caters to
the multicultural population, conducting services in English and Spanish.
Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church
The domes of St. Theodosius are a distinctive landscape of the Tremont skyline.
Scranton Road Bible Church Spanish Assembly of God Church Zion United Church of Christ Website: http://www.zionchurch.org In 1885, a German congregation built Zion Church,
which is now Zion United Church of Christ. In 1934, this church was the
site of the national merger of the Evangelical and Reform branches of
the German church. Today, the church is noted for its landmark 175- foot
steeple and its openness and outreach programs.
Spanish Assembly of God Church
Zion United Church of Christ
In 1885, a German congregation built Zion Church, which is now Zion United Church of Christ. In 1934, this church was the site of the national merger of the Evangelical and Reform branches of the German church. Today, the church is noted for its landmark 175- foot steeple and its openness and outreach programs.