Church Street School, in its current facilities since 1990, maintains a Family Resource Center, which offers…More pre-kindergarten classes, playgroups for parents and children and adult education computer, English and GED classes.
Grace Church dates back to colonial times, when it was located on Whitney Avenue and later Dixwell Avenue across the…More street from its present location. St. Peter's history is more recent, forming in 1958 after breaking away from St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in New Haven. The two parishes merged in 1990. At that time Grace Church's membership was dwindling with few younger members, while St. Peter's was growing. Grace Church had the endowment that St. Peter's lacked, so the two joined together to form Grace & St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
The church is very active in the community, collecting food for the Hamden Food Bank, leading worship services every Sunday at Arden House assisted living facility and helping out families at Church Street School during the holiday season.
Every Sunday Church School meets to educate young people on religious beliefs, and the church also runs a nursery school. Adult education programs also are available.
Church of the Blessed Sacrament 322 Circular Ave, Hamden, CT06514 The church was founded amid the Great Depression. Before the church building was completed in 1940, masses were held in…More the nearby Church Street School. The parish flourished, and 20 years later it purchased land across the street on Circular Avenue with plans to build a junior high school. Blessed Sacrament Jr. High opened in 1965 and was later renamed Rev. Daniel J. Barry Jr. High after the priest who spearheaded its construction. But in 1992, the Archdiocese of Hartford made the decision to close the school. Since then, the church has leased the building to the city of New Haven's Board of Education.
Laurel Oaks Adventist School 14 W Shepard Ave, Hamden, CT06514 Laurel Oaks Adventist Church is affiliated with the New Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church on Humphrey Street in New…More Haven. The school is currently expanding at its five-acre site on West Shepard Avenue. Each classroom has high-speed internet access and students take part in community service activities. Future plans include expanding the school to include a kindergarten class.
God's Miracles Unlimited 1441 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT06514 Located on the corner of Oregon Street and Dixwell Avenue, God's Miracles Unlimited Outreach Ministries is an Apostolic…More and Prophetic Ministry. It offers worship services, morning prayer, Sunday School and Bible study groups. The ministry is led by Bishop Howard and Prophetess Peggy Joyner. Additional parking for the church is located on Oregon Street.