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Worship Services

What follows is the listing of worship services that are accessible to Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in or near big cities.

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National Deaf Religion Organizations

Ann Arbor Area

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church)
    941 Grove St.
    Ypsilanti, MI

    Interpreted Worship Services – Sundays 9:00am, 10:00am & 11:00am
    Sunday School taught by a Deaf member – Sundays 10:00am

  • Crossroads Community Baptist Church
    At: Packard Road Baptist Church Campus
    2580 Packard Road
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Fax 734/971–9342

    Contact Person (Deaf): Kirstan Galofre
    Contact Person (Hearing): Dee Gwaltney

    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 9:30am
    Sunday School taught in ASL – Sunday 11:00am
    Bible Study – Thursday 6pm

  • Memorial Christian Church
    Disciples of Christ

    1900 Manchester Rd.
    Ann Arbor, MI

    Contact (for interpreting services)-
    LaShonda Windham, B.A.

  • Unitarian Universalist
    4001 Ann Arbor–Saline Rd.
    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 11:15am

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Metro Detroit Area

  • Calvary Baptist Church
    24520 Chrysler Drive
    Hazel Park, MI 48030
    TTY 248/545–8802

  • Chapel Hill Baptist Church
    5000 Joy Road
    Detroit, MI 48204
    TTY 313/931–6805

  • Christ Community Church
    25410 Kelly Road
    Roseville, MI 48066
    V 586/776–5452
    Fax 586/772–9913

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 9am
    Interpreted Service – Wednesdays 7pm

  • Clarkston United Methodist Church
    6600 Wladon Rd.
    Clarkston, MI
    (248) 625-1611

    Interpreted Contemporary Worship – Sunday 6pm

  • Connection Church
    3855 Sheldon Rd
    Canton, MI 48188

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 11:15am

  • The Deaf Church
    20880 Ten Mile Road
    St. Clair Shores, MI
    Pastor Ronald Dettloff

    Sunday School – 9:15am
    Worship – Sunday 10:30am
    Bible Study – Wednesday 7pm (all ages)

  • DeSales Center
    Father Ken McKenna
    Father Mike Depcik
    V/Fax (517) 592–8218
    TTY (517) 592–2389

  • Episcopal Diocese of Michigan
    4800 Woodward
    Detroit, MI 48201
    TTY 313/832–4726

  • Evangel Community Church
    Meeting at Birney Middle School
    11 Mile & Evergreen
    Southfield, MI
    More information:
    TTY 248/615–5071 (Greg Frohriep)

    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 9:45 – 11:15am
    Children’s Program – Sunday 11:30 am –12:15 pm
    (Interpreted by Nancy Scullin & Deborah Frohriep)

  • First United Methodist
    320 W. Seventh Street
    Royal Oak, MI
    V 248/541–4100
    TTY 248/541–0192

    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 10:15am
    Bible Study – Monday 7pm

  • Gethsemane Baptist Church
    29066 Eton Street
    Westland, MI 48185
    TTY 734/721–1405

  • Glorious Hands Deaf Ministry
    9000 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI
    Pastor Curtis Young
    TTY 313/535–0420

    Sunday Services – 2pm
    (2nd and 4th Sundays)
    Deaf Bible Classes – Tuesdays 6 – 7:30pm

  • Grace Baptist Church of Birmingham
    280 E. Lincoln
    Birmingham, MI 48009
    TTY 248/646–2000

  • Heritage Church of Christ
    529 Grove Street
    Clawson, MI 48017
    TTY 248/588–5061

  • Highland Park Baptist Church
    28600 Lahser Road
    Southfield, MI 48034
    TTY 248/545–8802

  • Jewish Community Center
    6600 W Maple Road
    West Bloomfield, MI 48322–3002
    TTY 248/661–1900
    Fax 248/661–7711
    Jewish Life & Learning – TTY 248/661–7649

  • Kadesh Baptist Church
    20361 Plymouth Road
    Detroit, MI 48228
    Pastors: Dr. Gregory L Foster, Sr. and Phyllis E. Foster
    V 313/272–7887
    Dr. Marietta Alston:

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 8am & 11am

  • King of Kings Lutheran Church
    47500 Schoenherr Road
    (North of 21 Mile Road)
    Shelby Township, MI 48315
    V 586/566–8660
    TTY 586/566–8656
    Fax 586/566–8263

    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services with Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) Available:
    Contemporary Service (ALDS) – Saturday 5:30pm
    Traditional Service (ALDS) – Sunday 8:30am
    Contemporary Service (ALDS) – Sunday 9:45am
    Contemporary Service (ASL Interpreted*) – Sunday 11:15am
    Contemporary Service (CART) – Monday 7pm
    *please call the church one week in advance for an ASL Interpreter*

  • Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah's Witnesses
    Detroit Sign Language Congregation

    151 Fisher Rd
    Detroit, MI
    313-263-4627 VP
    (on the service drive between John R and Woodward across from Comerica Park)

    We have a Bible study program for deaf people which is part of a volunteer work that is being done in 235 lands. In all these lands people are learning the Bible's answers to important questions such as: What does God require of us? How can you find real happiness? Violence and suffering will it ever end? The Bible answers these and many other important questions

    Meeting schedule for the week
    Sat 10:15 am: Public discourse - 30 minute Bible based talk in ASL
         10:50 am: Watchtower Study - Bible Q & A discussion based on ASL Watchtower DVD
    Tues 7:30 pm: Bible study - Study based on Jesus teachings using ASL DVD
          8:00 pm: Theocratic Ministry School - Learn to teach the Bible in ASL
          8:30 pm: Service Meeting - Learn to explain your beliefs in ASL

    Everyone welcome No collections

  • Maranatha Baptist
    5790 Flemings Lake Road
    Clarkston, MI
    V 248/625–2700

    Deaf Adult Bible Study– Sunday 9:15am
    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 10:30am & 6pm
    Interpreted Bible Study – Wed 7pm

  • Memorial Deaf Fellowship
    12651 Clinton River Rd.
    Sterling Height, MI 48313

    Pastor Chris Partain (Deaf)
    Text: 615-516-1252
    Office VP: 586-580-8886

    Bible Study in ASL - Sunday 9:30-10:30am
    Worship service in ASL - Sunday 6-7pm
    Dinner and Worship - 2nd Saturday monthly 6-9pm
    Fellowship (movie, cards game, etc) - 4th Saturday monthly 6-9pm

  • Merriman Rd. Baptist Church
    2055 Merriman Rd.
    Garden City, MI. 49135

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 9:30am, 11:00am & 6:00pm
    Interpreted Worship – Wednesdays 7:15pm
    Deaf Ministry Bible Classes - Sunday mornings and afternoons

  • Metro City Church
    21080 PennSt.
    Taylor, MI 48348
    (734) 287-2366

    Interpreted Worship – Saturdays 7:30pm
    Interpreted Service – Sundays 11:30am

  • Mt. Zion Church
    4600 Maybee Road
    Clarkston, MI 48348
    V 248/391–6166
    Fax 248/391–3788

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 10:30am
    Interpreted Service – Wednesday evenings 7:30pm

  • New Life Apostolic Church
    21446 Schoolcraft Road
    Detroit, MI 48223
    TTY 313/937–2099
    TTY 313/535–0606

  • New Mount Moriah Baptist Church
    Bishop William H. Murphy, Jr., Senior Pastor
    204 W. New York Street
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    V 248/355–6960
    Fax 248/335–2328

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 10:00am
    Interpreted Bible Study – Wednesdays 6:45pm

  • New Mount Moriah Outreach Center
    Bishop William H. Murphy, Jr., Senior Pastor
    3816 Nall Street
    Detroit, MI 48208
    V 313/897–5735
    Fax 248/335–2328

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 12:00 Noon
    Interpreted Bible Study – Tuesdays 6:45pm

  • Our Lady of Loretto
    25700 W. 6 Mile Rd
    Redford, MI 48240
    (248) 577–0565 TTY/Fax
    (248) 577–0460 V

    Signed Mass – Sundays 9:30
    Fr. Mike Depcik, then Fr. Richard Yost and Fr. Ken McKenna
    Deaf Chapel located in the church's school (classroom)
    Refreshements will be following

  • Our Savior Lutheran Church
    At: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
    1800 West Maple Road
    Birmingham, MI 48009
    Pastors Thomas Dunseth and Brant Engel
    Fax 248/553–2809
    TTY/Fax 248/887–8342

    Signed Worship – Sunday 11am
    (2nd, 3rd, 4th (& 5th) Sundays)
    Interpreted Worship – 1st Sunday 10:30am

  • Parkview Baptist Church
    9355 Start Road
    Livonia, MI
    TTY/Fax 734/261–8281
    TTY/Fax 734/261–6180

    Sunday School – Sunday 9:45am
    Worship – Sunday 10:30am
    Evening service (interpreted) – Sunday 6:30pm
    Prayer/Bible Study – Wed 7pm

  • Prayer Temple Missionary Baptist Church
    27350 Chicago
    Redford, MI
    (313) 937-5195

    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 10:00am

  • Renaissance Unity Church
    11200 E 11 Mile Rd
    Warren, Michigan 48089

    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 11:30am (in right front area)

  • Resurrection Lutheran Church
    20531 Kelly Rd.
    Detroit, Michigan

    4th Sunday - Entire Worship Service is interpreted
    All other Sundays - Litgury/Hymns are signed with written sermon text provided
    Two afternoons a month - signed Bible Study is provided
    4th Friday - Deaf Fellowship

    For more information:
    Debbie Wright
    313/882-1687 VP

  • Rochester Church of Christ
    250 West Avon Road
    Rochester, MI
    Fax 248/651–3686

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 8:30am & 11am and Wednesdays 7pm

  • St. John’s Deaf Center
    14057 E Nine Mile Rd
    Warren, MI 48089
    Father Richard Yost, Father Mike Depcik, Father Mike McKenna, Sr. Diane Chrenko
    VP/TTY/Fax 586/774–8486
    V 586/764–8476

    Signed Mass – Sundays 11am
    Senior Citizens – Tuesdays 10am – 4pm

  • St. Paul Lutheran Church
    202 E 5th St
    Royal Oak, MI 48067
    V (248) 541–0613
    Fax (248) 541–6965
    Interpreted Worship – 1st Sunday 10:45am

  • Rochester Baptist Church & Christian Schools
    3300 South Livernois Road
    Rochester, MI 48063
    TTY 810/852–0585

  • St. Clair Shores Church
    24905 Manhattan
    St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
    TTY 810/772–9050
    TTY 810/772–7740

  • Silent Assembly of God – Church for Deaf
    18513 Lahser Road
    Detroit, MI 48219
    TTY 313/255–2715
    TTY 734/753–9323

  • Trinity Lutheran Church
    45160 Van Dyke Road
    Utica, MI 48317
    V (586) 731–4490
    Fax (586) 731–1071

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 9:30am

  • Troy Assembly of God
    3200 Livernois Road
    Troy, MI
    V 248/689–1270
    Fax 248/689–4705

    Bible Study for Deaf/HH – Sunday 9:45am
    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 11am & 6pm
    Interpreted Evening Service – Wed 7pm
    Deaf Fellowship Potlucks – 2nd Sat 6pm
    (2nd Sat of Jan, Mar, May, Sept and Nov)

  • Walton Boulevard Church of God
    623 E. Walton Blvd
    Pontiac, MI 48055
    TTY 810/852–7631

  • Warren Woods Baptist Church
    Deaf Ministry Programs
    “Touching Hearts, Changing Lives”
    14251 East 12 Mile Road
    Warren, MI 48088
    Contact: Kim Willet
    V/TTY 248/674–5018
    Fax 248/673–6865

    Deaf Sunday School – Sunday 9:45–10:30am
    Worship – Sunday 11am
    Deaf Fellowships – 7–9:30pm
    (3rd Friday monthly (only 4th Fri in April & 2nd Fri in December))

  • Word of Faith International Christian Church
    20000 W. Nine Mile Rd
    Southfield, MI 48075
    Minister Gina Halliburton, NAD III
    VP: 248-809-4904

    Captioned and Interpreted Services
    Sundays 8:30am & 11am
    Wednesdays 7:00pm
    Small group discussions in sign language only - call for locations, days and times

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Flint Area

  • Canaan Baptist Church
    910 E. Gillespie St.
    Flint, MI

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays

  • Christ the King Lutheran Church
    3499G W Carpenter Rd
    Flint, MI 48504–1253

    Signed Worship – Sundays 9am
    Bible Study for Deaf – Sundays 10:30am

    Pastors Brant Engel and Thomas Dunseth
    TTY/Fax 248/887–8342

  • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
    Flint Sign Language Congegation
    1805 Lapeer Rd
    Flint, MI 4506
    (810) 424-9830

    We have a Bible study program for deaf people which is part of a volunteer work that is being done in 235 lands. In all these lands people are learning the Bible's answers to important questions such as: What does God require of us? How can you find real happiness? Violence and suffering will it ever end? The Bible answers these and many other important questions. Everyone is welcome, no collections.

    10:15 am Bible Discourse - 30 min.
    10:50 am Watchtower Study - Bible Q & A discussion based on ASL Watchtower DVD
    7:30 pm Bible study - Study based on Jesus teachings using ASL DVD
    8:00pm Theocratic Ministry School - Learn to teach the Bible in ASL
    8:30pm Service Meeting - Learn to explain your beliefs in ASL

  • Lighthouse Chapel of the Deaf
    3242 Whitney Ave.
    Flint, MI 48532
    Pastor Stan Coveyou

    Sunday School: 9:30am
    Sunday Worship: 11am
    Weds Night Bible Study: 6:30-8pm

  • Master's Hands Deaf Church
    6273 Miller Rd.
    Swartz Creek MI 48473
    Pastor John Bienlein

    Breakfast Fellowship: 9:30am-10am
    Sunday School: 10am
    Deaf Worship: 11am

  • Pentecostal House of God
    6495 West Warren
    Detroit, Michigan 48210
    (313) 895 - 7464

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 10am

  • St. Mark’s Deaf Catholic
    at St. John Chapel
    600 N. Adelaide
    Fenton, MI 48430
    Father Michael Depcik
    (look for DeSales Center listing for contact info)

    Signed Mass – Sundays 9:30am (except Sunday of the first full weekend of every month)

  • St. Paul Lutheran Church
    402 S. Ballenger Highway
    Flint, MI 48519

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 11am

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Grand Rapids Area

  • Blythefield Hills Baptist Church
    6727 Kuttshill Drive NE
    Rockford, MI 49341
    phone: 616-866-9597
    fax: 616-866-2014

    Interpreted Worship - Sundays 9:00am
    Praise/Drama events also interpreted: check website for details

  • Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids
    600 Burton Street SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507–3278
    TTY 616/245–2251

  • Epiphany Lutheran Church
    4219 Park Lane
    Dorr, MI 49323

  • First Assembly of God
    2100 44th Street SW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49509
    TTY 616/530–5764

  • Frontline Community Church
    4411 Plainfield Ave NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 9:30am
    ASL Interpreted service for children (up to 5th grade) 11:15am

  • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
    Sign Language Group
    1250 Spaulding Ave
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (Near the corner of Cascade Rd and Spaulding)

    10:15 am Bible Talk - 30 min.
    10:50 am Bible question and answer discussion
    7:00 pm Jesus life, question and answer discussion
    7:30pm Theocratic Ministry School: Bible teaching school
    8:30pm Service Meeting: Talks and demonstrations using Bible

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Lansing Area

  • Ascension Lutheran Church
    2780 Haslett Road
    East Lansing, MI 48917
    V 517/337–9703
    Fax 517/337–4840

    Interpreted Worship – fax/email for specific Sundays

  • Capitol City Baptist Church
    5100 West Willoughby Road
    Holt, MI 48842
    TTY 517/694–6275
    Fax 517/694–3344

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints

  • Holy Cross Church
    1611 W. Oakland Ave.
    Lansing, MI

  • Mount Hope Church
    Deaf Ministry
    202 S. Creyts Road
    Lansing, MI 48917
    TTY 517/321–8200

  • Sign Language Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses
    1175 N College Rd
    Mason, MI 48854

    Schedule: All meetings in full ASL (no interpreting)
    Tues 7:30pm: Congregation Bible Study (Discussion about Jesus teachings)
    Tues 8:00pm: Theocratic Ministry School (Learn how to teach the Bible)
    Tues 8:30pm: Service Meeting (Learn how to explain your beliefs to others)
    Sat 2:00pm: Public Discourse (Bible based talk, different topic each week)
    Sat 2:40pm: Watchtower Study (Bible question and answer discussion)

  • Sign of Hope Neighborhood Church
    1378 State Rd.
    Lansing, MI 48906-1170
    VP 517/588–4604
    Voice 517/541–2890

    Deaf Pastor Dean Bliss
    Services are in sign language
    Signed Worship Service – Sunday 10am
    Night Bible Study – Wed 7:00pm

  • St. John Student Parish
    327 M.A.C. Ave.
    East Lansing, MI

  • St. Mary Cathedral
    219 Seymour Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    TTY 517/484–5331
    Fax 517/484–0474

    Father Mike Depcik celebrates Mass at 3pm every other Sunday
    (look for DeSales Center listing for contact info)

  • Trinity United Methodist Church
    7533 W. St Joseph
    Lansing, MI 48917

    Interpreted Contemporary Worship – Sundays 11:15am

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Kalamazoo Area

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Saginaw Area

  • St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
    545 Mapleridge
    Saginaw, MI
    Church Office V 989/753–5103
    Diocese Deaf Ministry V/TTY 989/757-0953

    ASL Worship - Sunday 9am
    (ccasionally moved to the Saturday vigil mass for special occasions. Call chruch office or Deaf Ministry for Holy Days.)

  • Peace Lutheran Church
    3427 Adams Ave.
    Saginaw, MI 48519
    TTY/Fax 989/793–9025

    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 11am

  • Signs From Heaven Deaf Ministry (Since 1992)
    Midland Evangelical Free Church

    7221 N Jefferson Ave.
    Midland, MI 48642

    Second worship service interpreted 10:45am
    Life Group-Small Bible Study group
    ASL classes, Silent Camp, Silent dinner & Traveling Praise Team
    International Deaf Missions
    CCCD Jamaica School for the Deaf Mission 2011-13

    Director: Mary Priest

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Mid–lower Michigan Area

  • Zion Lutheran church
    135 W. Green Street
    Marshall, MI 49068
    V 269/781–3982
    Fax 269/781–3711

    Interpreted Worship – Sundays 11am

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Northern Michigan Area

  • Bay Pointe Community Church
    6880 Secor Rd
    Traverse City, MI
    (231) 922-9882

    Interpreted Worship - Sundays 11:15am

  • Bible Baptist Church
    1915 Cass Road
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    TTY 231/947–0660

  • First Baptist Church
    8400 Derry Rd.
    Vestaburg, MI 48891
    (half hour south of Mt. Pleasant)
    V (989) 268-5332
    Fax (989) 268-5248

    Contact person:
    Teresa Helton (Hearing/ASL)
    (989) 287-1860 (text)

    Interpreted Worship - Sundays 11am

  • Trinity Lutheran Church
    1003 S. Maple St (13th & Maple)
    Traverse City, MI 49684–4025
    Mark Denham, contact person:

    Interpreted Worship – Sunday 8:30am
    Signed Worship & Bible Study on third Saturday monthly

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NationalInternational Deaf Religion Organizations

  • Deaf International
    P.O. Box 2987
    Olathe, KS. 66063
    913.390.9010 (V/TTY/VP)
    913.390.9012 (FAX)
    Deaf short-term mission trip program, sign languages Bible translations, family services center, trainings, resources for Deaf

  • Episcopal Conference of the Deaf
    PO Box 27685
    Philadelphia, PA 19118–0069
    TTY 315/449–1602
    Fax 315/449–1602

  • International Catholic Deaf Association
    8002 S. Sawyer Road
    Darien, IL 60561–5227
    TTY 630/887–9472
    Fax 630/887–8850

  • International Lutheran Deaf Association
    1333 S. Kirkwood Road
    St. Louis, MO 63122
    TTY 888/889–5031
    Fax 314/965–0959

    Deaf Missions Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod:

  • Jewish Deaf Congress
    9420 Reseda Boulevard Suite 422
    Northridge, CA 91324
    Fax 818/993–2695

  • The Jewish Deaf Resource Center

  • National Catholic Office of the Deaf
    7202 Buchanan Street
    Landover Hills, MD 20784–2236
    Fax 301/577–1690

  • National Congress of Jewish Deaf
    TTY 818/892–2575

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