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the newly-constructed Paradise Baptist Church in Five Cays on Providenciales The Paradise Baptist Church, Five Cays, Providenciales.

Providenciales Churches

the grounds at the St. Monica Anglican Church in Downtown Providenciales
The St Monica Anglican Church on Providenciales.

Providenciales (and more so if you consider the entire Turks and Caicos) has one of the highest church per person ratios in the world.

Many of the island’s churches are found in one of the three original settlements of Blue Hills, The Bight, and Five Cays.

Churches throughout the Turks and Caicos

Providenciales did not support the thriving sea salt industries that Grand Turk, Salt Cay and South Caicos had, and likewise never had the extensive Loyalist cotton and sisal plantations of North Caicos and Middle Caicos, so consequently the income to the island in past centuries was never great.

Churches of the time were often a reflection of the present society and economic stability, and until the advent of the modern tourism industry in the 1980s, Providenciales was a very island and simply couldn’t afford to build the larger places of worship that were constructed on the salt producing islands.

Grand Turk is home to many historical churches, some of which were constructed from Bermudian cut limestone and tropical hardwoods.

The Turks and Caicos has long-been a British territory, so from the 1700s to 1866 the Anglican Church was sponsored to a small degree by the government.

Unlike the colonial-era churches on Grand Turk, South Caicos, and Salt Cay, nearly all of the Providenciales places of worship are modern. Today, the largest churches in the country are found on Providenciales, and include such sites as the Faith Tabernacle Church of God in Downtown and the Paradise Baptist Church in Five Cays.

Bethany Baptist Church
This Baptist church is headed by Derek Hamilton and is located along the seafront in the community of Blue Hills, Providenciales.
Church of God of Prophecy
This Baptist church is located in the residential community of Five Cays right along the beach. It's one of the largest churches in this community.
Faith Tabernacle Church of God
This is one of Providenciales' largest churches and is located on Leeward Highway near Downtown Providenciales. All welcome.
Jericho Baptist Church
This Baptist church is located in the Bight community of Providenciales.
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
The Providenciales location of this millenarian restorationist Christian denomination is located in the Turtle Cove area. Affiliated churches are located on North Caicos and also Grand Turk.
New Testament Church of God
Large church located in Blue Hills, Providenciales. All welcome to attend.
Our Lady of Divine Providence Catholic Church
This Catholic denomination church is headed by Reverend Luis Orlando González and is located on Leeward Highway, near to Downtown Providenciales. Services are offered in English (Saturday and Sunday), and also Spanish and Haitian Creole (Sunday).
Paradise Baptist Church
This Baptist church is located in the Five Cays community of Providenciales and is one of the largest churches in the country.
Seventh Day Adventist Church (Blue Hills)
This Seventh-Day Adventist denomination church is headed by Senior Pastor Michael A. Smith. It's located in Blue Hills, Providenciales, with a membership of around 700.
St Monica Anglican Church
Headed by Reverend Bernard Been, this Anglican/Episcopal church is located along Leeward Highway near to the Downtown area of Providenciales.
Wesleyan Methodist Church
The Providenciales Circuit of the Methodist Church is located on Leeward Highway, near to the Downtown area.