Abu Dhabi - Post Report Question and Answers

What English-language religious services are available locally?

There are some denominational and non-denominational churches, but not many and they have service on Fridays - Feb 2020

The UAE is a very tolerant country, so most religions have at least a small group here. I’ve seen Catholic and Protestant churches, African Christian churches, Indian churches, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but not sure what else is out there. - Jun 2019

Yes, all are available, I think. - Sep 2017

Ummmm, not sure. I know they are there though. - Jun 2015

There are churches, but there may not be one specifically for some of the smaller denominations. There is good information online about churches, with service hours, both on Fridays, the standard day, and Sundays. - May 2013

Yes. There is an English Language mosque; Catholic, Anglican and Evangelical churches offer English services. The Anglican church compound has about 70 different denominations using it at the weekend from Ethiopian Orthodox to Pentecostals. - Jul 2012

Some Christian services, but only in state-sanctioned facilities. No synagogue. Widespread Muslim observance, of course, but only in Arabic that I've ever heard of. - Aug 2011

Probably. The UAEG will tolerate limited non-Muslim religious practice but don't try converting Emiratis or anything or you will be jailed or deported. - Jul 2011

Yes, almost all churches have some kind of facility here (including LDS and Jehovah's Witnesses). - Nov 2010

There is an Anglican and a Catholic church in Abu Dhabi. - Jan 2010

There are a couple of religious services available in Abu Dhabi, Christian and Orthodox. Several languages. - Aug 2009

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