First Baptist Church Charleston 


First Baptist Church Charleston

Due to construction, First Baptist Church Charleston is temporarily meeting on the church's new school campus on James Island

First Baptist Church is the oldest Baptist church in the South. The church was originated in Kittery Maine in 1682 under the leadership of William Screven. Due to religious persecution, 28 congregants and Screven relocated to Charleston in 1696. The current Greek Revival church, designed by the first American born architect Robert Mills, was built in 1822. The church replaced an earlier meeting house that was built in the early 1700’s. Since being built, the church was severely damaged by war, a tropical cyclone and an earthquake, but was repaired and restored each time. Notable features include a solid mahogany pulpit and a Wicks pipe organ with all pipes exposed. 



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First Baptist Church Charleston Address and Map


First Baptist Church Charleston
61 Church St
Charleston SC 29401
(843) 722-3896
First Baptist Church Charleston


First Baptist Church Charleston 
Worship Schedule


Sundays:
10:30 am 


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