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Daryl Ries of Keller Williams Panama, associate – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Rabi Ben Zion Abba Shaul traveled to Latin American countries including Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingYes, there are English-speaking churches in Panama because professional people, which includes the clergy, often speak English. They are not all Panamanian. You have a lot of clergy in many of the religious faiths coming from other places. And so while Spanish is spoken, Hebrew is spoken of course in the synagogues, and English.  
 
(A leading Sephardic rabbi, Rabi Ben Zion Abba Shaul traveled to Latin American countries, including Panama, pictured.)
John Gilbert of PanamaKeys – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
The Gilberts having fun at vacation bible school in Puerto Armuelles, Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThere are English speaking churches in Panama. An example would be the Boquete Bible Fellowship, an English-speaking church in Boquete that I and my family attend. On any given Sunday, the Boquete Bible Fellowship has 200 or more predominantly expat attendees, and there are also Panamanians who come to our church. The language of the church is English, and the services are in English, but we provide translation services for those who don’t speak English or Spanish. It’s probably more predominant here in Panama where you as an expat who speaks English attend a primarily Spanish-speaking church that provides translation services in English. 
 
Whether you want an American style church, a simple church experience, or more of a Spanish-flavor church experience, there are many churches to choose from here in Panama. I don’t think that your religious life will be negatively impacted by moving to Panama.
 
(The Gilbert's having fun at vacation bible school in Puerto Armuelles, Panama, pictured.)
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The first sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Panama City – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
There is an English mass at the Catholic church. This is done because there are so many Americans and English-speaking people here in Panama. I know of this Bible church where they do some bilingual sermons occasionally. They have people translate these for the Latin people who speak Spanish. Sometimes people just want to be with the Lord and they do not care what the language is.
 
(The first sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Panama City, pictured.)
Jennifer Moloney Jones of The Visitor – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Balboa Union Church, Canal zone, Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingYes, there are several English-speaking churches here in Panama. There is a Christian foundation here that does a lot of charity work and they are English-speaking as well.
 
I do not attend church here but I went to a funeral here in Panama that was done in both English and Spanish. That church has an English-speaking minister and someone else translates in Spanish. So, definitely there are English-speaking churches here in Panama.
 
(The Balboa Union church in the former Panama Cana zone, pictured.)
Robert Adams of Retirement Wave – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
There are some English-speaking churches in the city (Panama City). There’s a church that’s been there a long time and a few others that provides English services. There are groups that get together in the countryside consisting of small congregations that gather together in English. You can certainly find those.
 
Of course, the great majority of churches here deliver their service in Spanish. There’s a large expat community so as long as you are around other expatriates, there’s going to be some group you can belong to that gets together on Sundays.
 
We have synagogues as well. We have an active and very old Jewish community in Panama City that is quite large. They are great people and you would not have any problem at all finding Jewish synagogues in Panama City.
Terry Bradford of Origen Real Estate Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
San Francisco Panama City Panama church – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThere are English-speaking churches in Panama. Ours is. Many Christian churches are English-speaking. There are many Panamanians who do not speak English but when they go to church, they are given a device so that they can hear the translation.
 
Crossroads Church is one example of an English-speaking church here. There is another one in Multiplaza Mall but I do not remember its name.
 
The church that we went to before, where Bob, my husband, sang in the choir, holds a certain number of services in English. The majority of the mass is in Spanish but there are some services, (usually at around 10:30 AM) that are in English.
Frank Kehanu – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Once Uncle Sam pulled out and dismantled via CFR Title 35 (the US federal regulations regarding the Panama Canal), the churches also went.
 
You can try The LDS in Cardenas maybe. Good Luck.
 
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David Whittington of Tucan Golf Club and Resort – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
The churches here in Panama tend to be older.  The services are generally in Spanish, but they do have some English services, at certain times of the day.  There have been Americans here in Panama, historically, for a long time, and there are many here now, so there are church services to accommodate them.
 
Rev. John Carney, C.M. of St. Mary's Catholic Church  / Parroquia Santa Maria – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Yes there are English-speaking Churches St. Mary's Catholic Church Balboa Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Livingin Panama.
 
In Panama City there is St. Mary's Catholic Church (Sunday Mass 10:45 a.m.) in the Balboa area (pictured here).  In Colon there is St. Joseph's Church Central Avenue (Sunday Mass 7 a.m.).
 
In addition, several non-catholic Churches also hold English or bilingual services.
Nelson Lugo of Panama International Church – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Also, located in Albrook, Panama is a church called Panama International Church of the Assemblies of God. This church is an English speaking church with contemporary worship, relevant preaching and ministry for kids. Services begin at 5:30 on Sunday evenings.
Nelson Altamirano of LDS CHURCH – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Yes, there are an English-speaking LDS church located at the Cardenas Community, close to Clayton, Panama.  We have meetings every Sunday starting at 9:30 AM.

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