St. Michael's Episcopal Church Charleston 


St. Michael's Episcopal Church Charleston

St. Michael's Episcopal Church Charleston, built between 1752 and 1761, is the oldest church in Charleston. The history of the congregation of St. Michael's is firmly established in that of St. Philip's Episcopal. The first St. Philip's church stood at this site from approximately 1681 to 1727. In 1751, the congregation divided, and the residents of the lower half of the city formed St. Michael's. The church has had some famous attendees over the years including George Washington in 1791 and Robert E Lee in 1861. The church has miraculously survived hurricanes, wars, fires, and earthquakes throughout the years. When damaged, the church has been carefully restored or reconstructed. During the Revolutionary War the church bells were taken to England as a prize of war, but a London merchant purchased and returned them. During the Civil War, they were sent to Columbia, but cracked in a great fire there in 1865. The metal fragments were salvaged and sent to England to be recast in their original molds and rehung. St. Michael's church continues to be a major city landmark today. Notable features include the portico which dates to the late 1880’s and a three-sided second story gallery and native cedar box-pews.



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St. Michael's Episcopal Church Charleston
71 Broad St
Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-0603
St. Michael's Episcopal Church Charleston


St. Michael's Episcopal Church
Charleston  Worship Schedule


Sunday:
8:00 am Reflective & Quiet, Holy Communion, Rite I
9:15 am Sunday School for All Ages
10:30 am Chapel Service (2nd Floor Belser Building)
10:30 am Holy Communion, Rite II with Full Choir (3rd Sunday of the month is Baptism, 4th Sunday of the month is Morning Prayer)
6:00 pm Contemporary Worship, Holy Communion, Rite II


Monday - Friday:

12:10 pm Midday Prayers

WEDNESDAY:
5:30 pm Worship & Praise – Breaks for Summer – Chapel (2nd floor Belser Bldg)
6:00 pm Church Family & Alpha Dinner (Kinloch Room, Belser Bldg)
6:30-7:30 pm Mid-Week classes for All Ages, Alpha Program (An Introductory Course to Christianity)


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