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Address: 98 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401-1424
Phone Number: +1 843-723-4575
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 08:00 - 12:30
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Grace Church Cathedral celebrates beauty in worship, joy in community and...

Grace Church Cathedral celebrates beauty in worship, joy in community and intention in outreach, welcoming everyone as we walk together in faith, hope and love. Founded in 1846, we are the Cathedral of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, and are part of The Episcopal Church and the worldwide Anglican Communion. Sundays: 8, 9 and 11 am Wednesdays: 5:30 pm Visitors are always welcome at our services! Self-guided tours available during business hours: call the main number for entry. Tours with a guide available upon request. On Sundays, guided tours begin about 12:15 p.m. (following the 11 am service)

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A beautiful Sunday Service, very warm congregation.

My son, a first year Citadel Cadet and I attended the 11 AM Service. So many people walked up to him and congratulated him on the previous day's football victory as well as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
David S
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Simpsonville, United States
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Simpsonville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My son, a first year Citadel Cadet and I attended the 11 AM Service. So many people walked up to him and congratulated him on the previous day's football victory as well as inquiring about his experience. He was not expecting this. We are life long Episcopalians and this was as wonderful and welcoming community as I've ever visited.

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Bethany, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This beautiful and historic church hosts a tea room during the Spoleto Festival that is a fantastic deal if you are looking for a delicious lunch without a long wait or jacked-up prices. We had a big group so we had to make reservations, but small groups of 2 or 4 are welcome to walk in. Most of our group... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Grace Church has always run the best tea room in Charleston for years. All the money goes to local charities, last year the total was $70,000! Amazing food and people.

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Thank Mstoren
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Each year for two weeks during Spoleto, Grace has a Tea Room serving wonderful dishes, like chicken salad, Shrimp Remoulade, crab soup, okra soup, and numerous homemade desserts. The members of the church work very hard preparing and serving guests each day starting on Memorial Day. The food is delicious and the desserts are fantastic. While you are eating someone... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is a lovely old church and has been active in the community for many years. The choirs are outstanding. You do not have to be Episcopalian to feel welcome in this church. The church has recently had major structural work done, so that it will endure for many more years. If you are in Charleston and are looking for... More 

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Shelby, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

If you are Anglican- or someone interested in the Anglican tradition of church architecture and worship- then Grace Church Cathedral is a must-see while you're in Charleston. It is widely considered the finest example of Neo-Gothic architecture in Charleston, having been designed by E.B. White (one of Charleston's most famous architects.) The entire experience of attending Sunday Eucharist will inspire... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Recently designated a Cathedral, and just restored inside and out. Grace is known as a friendly church and you won't be able to enter without meeting at least one parishioner welcoming you. The 11AM service is high church in the best Anglican tradition. Services are followed by refreshments next door. And best of all, there's a coupon in the program... More 

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Johns Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Grace Episcopal is a beautiful church with incredible music and and liturgy. It's worth a visit on Sunday morning if you are staying downtown. Don't worry about wearing tourist clothing. You will still be welcome.

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Midland Park
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful church. Service was hard to follow not being Episcopal. Music was moving experience. Felt a little out of place as a visitor

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Each year during Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto the Grace Episcopal Church has a tea room and gift shop to raise money for local church charities. Each year the tea room opens on Memorial Day and runs for 2 weeks. The offerings are homemade and delicious. They have crab soup, okra soup along with ham biscuits, shrimp romaloude, chicken salad (sandwich... More 

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