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Elmslie Memorial United Church

48 Harbour Drive, Grand Cayman
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welcoming, charming church

We loved worshiping in this beautiful church with such charm, not just because of the building but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cindy W
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Fairfax County, Virginia
Loving, Beautiful, & Welcoming

In 2013, we were blessed to attend services here. Even though my husband and I were seriously... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Lezlie_PLj
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved worshiping in this beautiful church with such charm, not just because of the building but because of the loving message and warm parishioners. THANKS for an uplifting service.

Thank Cindy W
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

In 2013, we were blessed to attend services here. Even though my husband and I were seriously under dressed compared to the congregation (we attend a very casual church at home in shorts for him and capris for me), everyone welcomed us. The beautiful music...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We chanced on this church on a hot day and it offered a relaxing and informative visit. It was a fascinating view of a church founded in colonial times; the roof, built as an upturned ship's hull, is impressive and we were told has withstood...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This church has similarities to some churches we have seen the 3 times we have visited London and seems to inhale the Presbyterian theme to some degree. I understand this church was built around 1920 by a naval architect. It has withstood significant damage over...More

Thank sabers86
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

After getting off our ship, we were walking on Harbour Street in Georgetown, Grand Cayman and what do we see but, The Elmslie United Church. I was immediately attracted because that is my surname. Indirectly related historically, we found this to be a wonderful opportunity...More

Thank DeaconCanada
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Dates back to the 1840's and built in 1920 and part of the historic trust of the Cayman Islands. The denomination is Presbyterian. Named after the past pastor. Sunday service but was closed on our weekday visit.

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This wonderful whitewashed church in the very heart of the George Town waterfront has a long and distinguished history for this Crown Colony. It was actually constructed as recently as the 1920s, and the architect, a naval architect, designed the roof in the form of...More

Thank mccorquinn
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

As our family was waiting in line to get a tender back to our cruise ship, we admired this church across the street from the port area. I do not know the age of the church, but I could tell it had been around for...More

Thank AlphaRam
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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

This small well kept church is worth going into. Inside behind the altar are a couple of stained glass windows. At either side are plaques remembering different church wardens and contributers to the island. Outside at the back of the church yard are some old...More

1  Thank simply-peregrinating
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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely church in the heart of Georgetown on the front. It is very tranquil inside and it's lovely to spend time in such a peaceful place either in prayer or in reflection....

Thank Noel W
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