Church of Scientology opens in downtown Detroit

Posted at 11:03 AM, Oct 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-15 11:03:04-04

A new Church of Scientology opened in downtown Detroit on Sunday morning at the corner of Griswold and West Jefferson.

The eight-story building was restored by local artisans, according to the church's website. 

Community and civic leaders were present for the celebration, such as Steven Spreitzer, the president of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion; Hubert Roberts, mentor director of the youth empowerment project InvolvedDad; Civil rights attorney Allison Folmar and Artina Hardman, District 3 State Representative.

David Miscavige, leader of the religion, led the dedication ceremony.

The church will provide services for congregational gatherings which include Sunday services, weddings and naming ceremonies, as well as community-wide events such as banquets, seminars and workshops.

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