Welcome to Church of the Messiah

Worship with us every Sunday at 12pm!
231 East Grand Boulevard | Detroit, MI

Raise The Roof!

The leaking roof threatens our services and community programs. Help us preserve our 149-year-old church and secure a brighter future today.

Pastor Barry
Pastor Barry Randolph

Meet our Pastor, a lifelong Detroiter who found his calling at Church of the Messiah in 2002.

Silence The Violence
Silence The Violence

Silence the Violence is a Grass roots movement to end the epidemic problem of gun violence in Detroit, and across America.

Join us in making a difference

Your monthly donation empowers Messiah's diverse community programs, enhancing our collective well-being and impact.

Episcopal Church in Detroit
Church of the Messiah, Detroit
Church of the Messiah, Michigan


The Church of the Messiah is a 149-year-old non-traditional Episcopal church in lower Eastside Detroit, serving the needs of the Islandview community.

We are a mixed race congregation which is made up of Black, White, Asian and Latino members.

Raise the Roof

Our 140-year-old church urgently needs repairs, especially the leaky roof. Our community outreach programs are at risk if the roof collapses. See the challenge firsthand.

Our Community Programs

Your monthly donation will help Messiah to continue providing programming and services that empower and improve our community. Some of the programs and services that we provide include:

Community Housing

Providing 213 Units of Housing for Islandview Residents

Five Alive

Community Leaders Organizing to Help Solve Societal Concerns


Our Community’s Youth Mentored Through the Performing Arts. 

Project I AM

S.E. Michigan Churches Sharing Resources to Build Community.


Equitable Internet Initiative

Peace and Prosperity

Youth Action Movement for Social Justice

Village Clinic

Messiah’s Health Clinic, Open to The Community.

Garden of Eating

Community Urban Farming

Silence The Violence

The Largest Grass Roots Anti-Violence March in the Country

Theatre With a Puropse

A Faith Based Theater Program

I Am Detroit Christian Radio

Good News Radio Channel, WMKM 1440 AM