Connect with a Local Faith Community

Wanting to connect with a local faith community? Below is a listing of local communities at PLU or in close proximity to the university. This listing is not comprehensive. Feel free to contact the Campus Ministry Office for information about other congregations in the area.

* Denotes explicitly LGBT supportive worship space

Faith Communities On Campus

University Congregation* (“UCong”)

Denomination: ELCA

Worship Times: service Sunday at 5 PM

Ness Family Chapel, third floor of the Karen Hille Phillips Center

There are three Chapel services each week, all in different religious traditions/styles. To learn about each service, click here for the Chapel Break webpage.

Click here to go to the PLU webpage for religious or spiritual clubs on campus! (Coming soon!)

Faith Communities Off Campus

Tacoma Buddhist Temple

Sect of Buddhism: Shin Buddhism

1717 S. Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402

(253) 627-1417

Wat Samakki Ratanaram

8208 McKinley Avenue East, Tacoma, WA 98404

(253) 474-5972

All Saints Church

Denomination: The Episcopal Church

Worship Times: Sunday 8 and 10:30 am

205 96th St E, Tacoma, WA 98445

(253) 301-0274

Church for All Nations

Denomination: Pentecostal, Independent

Affiliation: Charismatic Renewal Movement

Worship Times: 10 AM Sunday

111 112th St E, Tacoma, WA 98445

(253) 538-1600

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Worship time: Sunday 11:30 AM

11212 17th Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98445

(253) 282-4034

Cornerstone Community Outreach Ministries

Denomination: Pentecostal

Affiliation: Church of God in Christ

Worship Times: 11:15 AM, Sunday

7401 South Pine Street STE C, Tacoma, WA 98409

Crossover Ministries

Worship Times: Sunday, 10 AM

(253) 223-4522

12115 Park Ave S. Parkland, WA. 98447 (Chapel at Trinity Lutheran Church)

Parkland First Baptist Church

Denomination: American Baptist

Worship Times: Sunday 10 am

1016 112th St S, Tacoma, WA 98444

(253) 531-0121

Parkland Foursquare Church

Denomination: Foursquare Gospel

Worship Times: Saturday 6 PM

12115 Park Ave S Tacoma, WA 98444

(253)200-9461

Parkway Presbyterian Church

Denomination: Presbyterian

Affiliation: Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Worship Times: Sunday at 10:15 AM

714 138th St E, Tacoma, WA 98445

(253) 531-4373 

Rainier View Christian Church

Denomination: Church of Christ (instrumental)

Affiliation: Brotherhood of Christian Churches

Worship Times: Varies for location

Two Locations -closest at 12305 Spanaway Loop Rd S, Tacoma WA 98444

(253) 531-0757

Spanaway United Methodist Church

Denomination: United Methodist Church

Worship Times: Sunday  10:20 am

135 163rd St S, Spanaway, WA 98387

(253) 537-5134

Tacoma Friends Meeting

Denomination: Quaker, unprogrammed

Worship Times: Sunday, 10 am

2508 S. 39th St., Tacoma, WA 98409

tacomafriendsmeeting@gmail.com

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Church

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Worship times: Saturday at 4:00 PM, Sunday 8:30 and 10:00 AM, Mass Tuesday-Friday at 9 AM

14601 A St S, Tacoma, WA 98444

(253) 537-3252

St. Leo’s Parish*

Denomination: Jesuit 

Mass- Saturday at 5 PM, Sunday at 9:30 AM, Tuesday/Thursday/Friday at 12:10 PM

710 S. 13th Street, Tacoma, WA 98405

(253) 272-5136

Trinity Lutheran Church

Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

Worship Times: Sunday 9 and 11 am

12115 Park Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98444
(across the street from Mortvedt Library)

(253) 537-0201

Peace Lutheran Church*

Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

Worship Times: Sunday at 9:30 AM

214 E Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 98372

(253) 845-8819

Parkland Lutheran Church

Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS)

Affiliation: Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS)

Worship Times: Sunday 8 and 10:30 am; Monday 6:30 pm

120 123rd St S, Tacoma, WA 98444

(253) 537-5492

Spanaway Lutheran Church

Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

Worship Times: Sunday 10 am

16001 A St S, Spanaway, WA 98387

(253) 531-7000

Our Savior Lutheran Church

Denomination: Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS)

Worship times: 8:00, 9:30, 11:00 AM Sunday

4519 112th St E, Tacoma, WA 98446

(253) 531-2112

Bellevue Hindu Temple and Cultural Center

Open from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM and 5:00 to 9:00 Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM Saturday and Sunday

14320, NE 21st Street, #16, Bellevue, 98007

(425) 270-0174

Temple Beth El*

Denomination: Union for Reform Judaism

Worship Times: Check website for Friday service time, Saturday at 10 AM

5975 S 12th St, Tacoma, WA 98465

(253) 564-7101

Masjid Al-Nur

Worship Times: Jumuh prayers at 1:15 PM

4324 20th Ln NE, Olympia, WA 98516

Islamic Center of Federal Way

Worship times: Jumah prayers at 1:00, 1:30, and 2:00 PM

3304 S 272nd St. Kent, WA 98032

(253) 520-6544

Gurdwara Sahib Nanak Darbar Olympia

Diwan on Sundays, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

542 Nisqually Cut Off RD SE, Olympia WA 98513

(360) 350-0933

Gurudwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji

24440 132nd Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042

(253) 239-2790

If you would like your faith community to be included or if you have information to edit, please contact the PLU Campus Ministry Office (cmin@plu.edu).