Mariner's Temple

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Mariner's Temple
Mariner's Temple is located in Lower Manhattan
Mariner's Temple
Mariner's Temple is located in New York
Mariner's Temple
Mariner's Temple is located in the US
Mariner's Temple
Location 12 Oliver Street, Manhattan, New York
Built 1845[1]
Architect possibly Isaac Lucas[2]
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 80002700
Added to NRHP April 16, 1980[3]

Mariner's Temple is a Baptist church at 3 Henry Street, in the Two Bridges section of Manhattan, New York City. Originally known as the Oliver Street Baptist Church, it is a brownstone building with Ionic columns.

The Church was established in 1795 and each year, on the 4th Sunday of February, there is a celebration of the Church Anniversary. In 2012, Mariners' Temple celebrates its 217th Church Anniversary and the 27th Anniversary of the Wednesday "Lunch Hour of Power" noontime worship service. The current Pastor is the Reverend Dr. Henrietta Carter, who has served as Senior Pastor for 13 years.


  1. ^ Harris, Bill; One Thousand New York Buildings, 1st Edition; Black Dog and Leventhal. 2002. ISBN 1-57912-443-7; p.87.
  2. ^ Dolkart, Andrew S. & Postal, Matthew A.; Guide to New York City Landmarks, 3rd Edition; New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2004. ISBN 0-471-36900-4; p.41.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 73°59′52″W / 40.712882°N 73.997866°W / 40.712882; -73.997866