First Baptist Church is one of the country’s oldest, continuously active Black congregations. Free and enslaved African Americans founded a non-denominational congregation in 1776, becoming a Baptist congregation five years later.
St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Mesquite, Texas, has challenged contemporary norms in architectural design and approaches to ministry and community engagement since its founding in 1959.
Located in the Segundo Barrio neighborhood of downtown El Paso, Texas, five blocks from the U.S.-Mexico border, Sacred Heart Parish is a landmark of Mexican American history and community.
Tabernacle Baptist Church in Beaufort, South Carolina, is a beacon of liberation and a cornerstone of the Reconstruction Era in the South.
First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh is the oldest surviving institution of any kind in Pittsburgh and the mother church of Presbyterian churches in the surrounding area.