Places of Worship

Amelia Island is home to a number of churches for Sunday worship. Many also offer wedding ceremonies. Please check with individual churches for more information on weddings or view other venues in our weddings section.

Amelia Baptist Church

Amelia Baptist Church was founded in 1989 and is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. They aim to be Christ-Centered in all that they do with a strong emphasis on Family Equipping strategies so that parents can reinforce biblical teaching in the home, which is where the child’s primary religious instruction should take place.

961167 Buccaneer Trail

SUN: 8:30AM Early Worship; 11AM Worship

First Presbyterian Church

The sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church, organized May 22, 1858, is the oldest church structure on Amelia Island. A few short years after the sanctuary was built, worship was interrupted when members of the congregation took refuge during the Civil War to the relative safety of the interior of the state. During the war, the sanctuary was used to house a primary school run by the Freedman’s Bureau.

9 N 6th Street

SUN: 8:30AM Early Worship; 11AM Worship

St Peter’s Episcopal Church

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, a parish of the Episcopal Church, part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, has bee ministering to Fernandina Beach since 1858. Our historic church, which is open for prayer and reflection on weekdays during parish office hours, is often called “the Jewel of Centre Street.”  But while we are historic, we are also future-oriented, thriving, welcoming, and inclusive.  We welcome all people who want to journey with us on our mission:  “to know, love, worship, and serve Jesus Christ and his people.”

801 Atlantic Avenue

SUN: 7:30, 9AM, 11AM Worship; 8AM Breakfast; 10:15AM Adult Christian Formation
WED: 12:10PM Worship

St Michael’s Catholic Church

The Catholic church of Fernandina Beach was founded in 1784 in the community of Old Town. Due to the construction of the railroad by David Yulee, the town was relocated away from the river to its present site. By 1859, a wooden church was built in the same area as the current church. This historic church is named in honor of Father Michael de Aunon, who was martyred in 1597 at St. Catherine’s Island in Georgia during the Indian Rebellion against the Franciscans.

202 N 4th Street

SUN: 8AM, 10AM; 12PM Worship

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church is located one block from the beach and is a place for people of all ages to come and worship just as you are.

2600 Atlantic Avenue

SUN: 9AM Traditional Choral Worship; 10:15AM Children’s Sunday School; 11AM Folk Praise and Worship

First Baptist Church

Originally located for many years in downtown Fernandina Beach, First Baptist Church simply outgrew that location and built a grand new Church on 8th Street several years ago. Their mission…moving people from where they are to where God wants them to be.

1600 S 8th Street

SUN: 9AM Life Groups; 10:15AM Morning Worship; AWANA (Kids) 5PM

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church is the second oldest and largest Black Missionary Baptist Church on Amelia Island. With 69 members, the church had its beginning on May 15, 1870 in a stable on First Street, until they purchased the land for the church on Tenth Street and Atlantic Avenue on April 1, 1878. Within six months, the original wooden church was erected on the present site known as Lot 1 – Block 53.

10 S 10th Street

SUN: 11 AM Worship

Memorial United Methodist Church

Established in 1822, Memorial United Methodist Church is the oldest Methodist Church in the Florida Conference. The original building for Memorial on Amelia Island was located on the corner of 6th and Broome Street. Just four years after Memorial’s 100th Anniversary on Amelia Island, construction on the current location, at the corner of 6th and Centre Street began.  Over 90 years later, MUMC still growing and remains one of the crowing buildings on Historic Centre Street.

601 Centre Street

SUN: 9:30AM Contemporary Worship; 11AM Traditional Worship

Trinity United Methodist Church

We are a small, growing, diverse and welcoming congregation seeking new ways of bringing the message of salvation through the Grace of Jesus Christ to our community and beyond.  Since 1822, Trinity Church has been serving Fernandina Beach, which is located in the northeast corner of Florida.

715 Ash Street

SUN: 11 AM Worship

Weddings for non members: with Pastor approval with counseling for outside weddings

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Located in the central-island community of Amelia Park, Holy Trinity Anglican Church began as an Anglican fellowship in the Spring of 2005 by lay persons seeking to establish a more faithful Anglican and Christian witness in the Fernandina Beach area. Early places of worship were members’ homes and a funeral chapel. Becoming part of the Reformed Episcopal Church, the first service began on the first Sunday of Advent, 2007.

1830 Lake Park Drive

SUN: 8AM Holy Communion Service w/o music; 10:30AM Holy Communion Service w/music; 9:15AM Sunday School for Adults & Children

Amelia Plantation Chapel

Located on the south end of Amelia Island in front of the Omni Amelia Island Resort near the spa and shops, Amelia Plantation Chapel was founded in 1974 as an Interdenominational Community Church. Their membership of approximately 500 embraces and values all Christian traditions, while celebrating our essential unity in Christ.

36 Bowman Road

SUN: 9AM Traditional Worship; 11:15AM Praise and Worship