If you wish to go to a religious service, meet a priest, a pastor, a rabbi, an imam, a monk or any other minister in Harbour Island, or if you want one of them to perform a religious ceremony (wedding, baptism, bar mitsvah etc…) , here are few things that you should know about Harbour Island religious background.
The Bahamas is a culturally diverse country with a rich history of religious beliefs and practices. More than 90 % of the population practises a religion. Protestants make up 70% of the population ( mostly Baptists and Anglicans) , 12% of the population is Roman Catholic . The rest of the population is mainly Jehovah’s Witnesses, Greek Orthodox Christians, Jews, Muslims and Rastafarians.
Concerning specifically Harbour Island , there are no statistics but it’s about the same as in the Bahamas.
You will find several churches in Harbour Island . Some of them like St. John’s Anglican Church are historic and beautiful churches. Harbour Island is known for being a friendly and welcoming place, and you are likely to be able to attend services as a guest , and have a very positive experience there.
There are no mosque or synagog in Harbour Island, so we suggest that you contact your usual rabbi or imam for him to advise you, or travel in person.