Grace Episcopal Church

A growing, vibrant church striving to be "a light in the city." Charleston, SC
Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church

Who We Are

Rooted in The Episcopal Church, Grace Church is a Christian community that celebrates beauty in worship, joy in community and intention in outreach. As a place that strives to honor our Lord Jesus Christ’s echoing of the Two Great Commandments -- Love God and Love Your Neighbor -- Grace remains open to all who would enter its doors, and commits each member to walk alongside the other in faith, in hope and in love.

About Us

Vibe
Traditional Liturgy, Downtown, Friendly, Inclusive, Multigenerational, Young families, Historic, Lots of kids

Programs
Community Service, Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Choir, Nursery, Adult Education, Food Pantry, Preschool, Seniors Ministry, Young Adults

Music
Traditional Hymns, Chanting, Organ

Denomination
Episcopal

Networks

Size
Large

Founded
1846

Contact

Address
98 Wentworth St.
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone
843.723.4575

Website

Directions
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Our Services

What are services like?
All services follow the traditional liturgy from the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, usually Rite II (sometimes Rite I at Lent or Advent.) All baptized persons regardless of age are invited to receive Holy Communion -- you do not have to be an Episcopalian. Sundays: 8:00 a.m. is a quieter service of about 35-40 minutes with a homily. 9:00 a.m. is Family Eucharist, a traditional liturgy with hymns and a choral anthem (children, youth and adult choirs alternating) where children are very welcome. A homily for adults and a children's homily, often featuring puppetry, are offered. A nursery and children's chapel also are available. The service is a bit shorter than at 11, and usually ends by 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. is Choral Eucharist with a full choir singing much of the service music plus an introit, offertory anthem and Communion motet. This is slightly longer than the 9 am service (usually ending about 12:15-12:30). Wednesdays: 5:30 p.m. is our midweek Holy Eucharist with a homily and hymns. During the academic year this is usually followed by supper and a program. Fridays 12:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist in the Bishop Guerry Chapel in the back of the church. Daily Morning and Evening Prayer in the Bishop Guerry Chapel: A brief (15-minute) Morning Prayer at 8 am Monday through Friday. A brief (15-minute) Evening Prayer at 5 am Monday, Tuesday an Thursday.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Everyone is warmly welcomed at Grace Church as we work to fulfill our baptismal promise to seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves (Book of Common Prayer, page 305).

Leadership View all

The Rev'd Canon Michael Wright

Michael Wright has been Rector of Grace Episcopal Church since 2006.

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