Churches in Las Vegas

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Churches in Las Vegas are quite abundant. Many new residents to Las Vegas are surprised at the number of churches in Las Vegas. From the small mom and pop operation borrowing a room every Sunday to one of the largest Giga churches in the world.

Types of Churches in Las Vegas

Las Vegas has nearly any type of church you may imagine. Varying sizes and religions. Of course, this time of year many people go to church for ChristmasChurches in Las Vegas services. I have often heard people tell me that as a child, they were taken to church twice a year: Christmas and Easter. It is not all that uncommon of a story. So this time of year, many folks look at churches of the Christian or Catholic faiths. However, there are countless synagogues, chapels, temples and various other types of gathering places for spiritual growth.
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Praise the Lord and Pass the Dice

There is a long standing joke about churches in Las Vegas. You see, in Las Vegas we are number 9 of the cities with the most churches per capita. And as the old joke goes, "That doesn't include the folks praying at the dice table." However, many residents may have no clue that churches played a large part in the founding and growth of Las Vegas. In fact, it is widely acknowledged that Las Vegas got it's start in no small part due to the missionaries of the Mormon Church. The Mormon Church is still quite strong in Las Vegas today.


The New Movement

Many historians are familiar with the growth of a new type of Christian church in the last 50 years. The non denomination Christian church has been Churches in Las Vegasgrowing fast - especially in the last 50 years. Therefore, when it comes to churches in Las Vegas, some of the fastest growing are non-denomenational Christian churches. With a focus on relatable messages, services that average an hour in length and a "come as you are" environment. Many folks across the country may be caught by surprise at how these churches have grown in Las Vegas.

Of course, with our area and its numerous available vices, it seems that was natural for these churches to flourish in this town. After all, to be able to come to church before you "got your act together" makes much more sense in FOR THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE - CLICK HERE


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Comments (7)

Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Rocky - well known fact about the many churches in Vegas.  Thanks for information.

Dec 06, 2022 03:23 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Rocky. Had not thought about the umber of churches in Las Vegas since I was involved in the sale of an apartment complex there years ago. It was a surprise to me back then. Enjoy your day.

Dec 06, 2022 03:57 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Rocky,

I hadn't thought about the number of churches in Las Vegas so good information to share!

Dec 06, 2022 04:37 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
Relocation to NW AZ with elbow room & more freedom

Thanks for sharing and I forget about the expression "Praise the Lord and pass the dice."

Dec 06, 2022 05:52 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

If I am in Vegas and staying on the strip, you might find me at the Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer!

Dec 06, 2022 06:18 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Rocky church has be a BIG part of my families life, and I am happy to say that it has continued to be a big part of my two sons lives and their families.

Dec 06, 2022 01:46 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Rocky- Very interesting. I'd not thought about the number of churches in Las Vegas either. Maybe it's nice having so many choices to go when you feel that you may need some help from a Higher Source. 

Dec 06, 2022 06:04 PM