Welcome to Buffalo’s Church of ScientologyOur reception extends a welcome to anyone wishing to obtain an introduction to Dianetics and Scientology. We are open morning to night, seven days a week.
The Scientology Public Information Center
Our Public Information Center offers more than 500 films, providing a complete introduction to every aspect of Dianetics and Scientology—including the beliefs and practices of the
religion as well as a biographical presentation on the life and legacy of Founder L. Ron Hubbard. Visitors are welcome to tour the displays at their leisure for as long as they wish and to return as often as they like.
The Scientology Public Information Center
Our Information Center further presents exhibits on the many humanitarian initiatives and community outreach programs our Church sponsors.
The Café The adjoining café welcomes those touring the Church or attending our many scheduled events.
Our Chapel, lined with the Codes and Creed of the Church of Scientology, provides for all congregational ceremonies and services—including Sunday Services, Weddings and Naming Ceremonies.
The Chapel further serves as an ideal venue for civic occasions, including formal banquets. It is also designed to host seminars, workshops and gatherings in the name of community collaboration for the betterment of Buffalo.
Dianetics & Scientology Bookstore The bookstore makes available Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s works on Dianetics and
Scientology. In all, Mr. Hubbard’s legacy comprises tens of millions of published words
in dozens of books and thousands of recorded lectures. A Materials Guide Chart
provides an informational overview of every book and lecture series and the subjects
contained within each. These materials are available in 17 languages.
Introductory Services Our Church provides for the delivery of all Introductory Services. These include evening and weekend Dianetics
and Scientology seminars, imparting an overview of fundamental principles and their application in life.
Introductory Services Among the many further Introductory Services available is Success through
Communication, which teaches the underlying skill to succeed in both professional and personal relationships. There is also an array of Scientology Life Improvement Courses to help improve any aspect of one’s life—including personal integrity and relationships, marriage and the raising of children, organizing for success and principles of prosperity.
The Purification Center L. Ron Hubbard developed the Purification Program to free individuals from the mental and spiritual damage caused by drugs and toxins, through a regimen of exercise, sauna and nutrition—all of which are provided for in our Purification Center.
The Purification Center The mural pays homage to Niagara Falls.
The Hubbard Guidance Center
The Hubbard Guidance Center is where Scientologists receive one-on-one spiritual counseling, known as auditing.
Auditing Room Just beyond the waiting room are dozens of auditing rooms, each one ideally appointed to provide the calm, distraction-free setting requisite to achieving spiritual enlightenment.
The Academy is where Scientologists train to become auditors (spiritual counselors), capable of applying the technology of auditing to help others attain spiritual freedom. The Buffalo Academy comprises one floor of our Church, with multiple course rooms, each devoted to a different aspect of training.
The Office of L. Ron Hubbard As is traditional in all Churches of Scientology, the Office of L. Ron Hubbard stands in honor of our Founder and symbolizes that this Church is true to his writings and ideals.
The History of an Allentown LandmarkThe Beaux Arts landmark that stands at the crossing of Main and Virginia Streets in the Allentown Historic District was originally constructed in 1898 as the Buffalo Catholic Institute Library.
It is with great pride we welcome you to our Church.
Since 1971, we have served a growing congregation in Buffalo. Today, we are honored to extend our help to communities across Upstate New York from our home in the Allentown Historic District.
Our Church realizes Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s vision that all Churches of Scientology become what he termed Ideal Organizations (Orgs). Ideal Orgs not only provide the ideal facilities for Scientologists on their ascent to higher states of spiritual freedom, but they also serve as a home for the entire community and a meeting ground of cooperative effort to uplift people of all denominations.
To that end, we share our Church and our many social betterment and community outreach programs with this city. Moreover, we look forward to collaborating with every group and individual committed to revitalizing Buffalo, in the same spirit that originally built
this City of Light. Together, we can achieve our common dream of a drug-free, crime-free and flourishing future for all.
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