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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

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The installation of the Dobson pipe organ is complete as of March 24, 2019. It will be voiced this summer in time for inaugural concerts in September 2019. We are open for visitors to tour the church. Hear from a Bruton Guide and view the new...more
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201 W Duke of Gloucester St, (Just west of Palace Green), Williamsburg, VA 23185-4201
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

Unfortunately the church was closed during our visit to Williamsburg. I'm sure that I would have rated it higher if we could have visited. The church is on the ghost tour and has some interesting stories. There is one monument for a man and his...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 5ontheroadagain
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. While the church is closed, we invite all visitors to the Bruton Parish Shop & Heritage Center at 331 West Duke of Gloucester St. Free to enter. Hours listed here. Shop for gifts and explore the long history of the parish and building,...More

Reviewed February 7, 2019

Bruton Parish is a thriving and very alive parish located in the historical area. One of the largest active parishes in the Diocese of Southern Virginia you get both modern worship and the feel of the 17th century. Docents available every day to help tour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mark W
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2019

Thank you for a wonderful description & recommendation. Please note that the church is closed for services & tours through March. We are readying the building for arrival of a new Dobson organ. To visit the Bruton Parish Shop & Heritage Center, & for Sunday...More

Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyable. Defiantly a place to see while you are in Williamsburg - it’s a must see. The guys inside were very friendly, and the church is a true relic. Beautiful place. The cemetery outside is great!More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

The church is now closed through March 2019, for painting and other preparation for arrival and installation of a new Dobson pipe organ. Sunday and Wednesday worship services are being held in the Parish House until further notice, a block and a half west of...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

Love the architecture of this building. It feels almost spiritual to gaze upon and sit in pews that once were occupied by Jefferson, Washington, Marshall. It reminds one of the brilliance and intellect of those founders who were able to influence the coming together of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David R
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Thank you for visiting and giving your impressions to others. February will bring adjustments to the usual hours for tours and services. Please see our website and signs posted outside the church. Thank you for understanding.

Reviewed January 13, 2019

The Pruton Parish Church is an amazing historic site. Be sure to read through the numerous plaques and signs in the church. This is a must-see place of any history buff. Keep posted on the many concerts and other events that the church hosts nearly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thank you for the recommendation; please return the next time you are in Williamsburg. I'd like to thank everyone who put a dollar or more in our box in 2018. Your support helps everything that this reviewer mentions! Thank you.

Reviewed January 11, 2019

Attended an a capella concert Saturday night - sound quality from the end balcony was great, but the church was kind of dark to be able to see well. The church service the next morning was very nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

As another year begins, a tip of the hat to the Bruton Guides in the church. These volunteers are on hand whenever the church is open for tours. Thank you to all!

Reviewed January 7, 2019

For a spiritual religious experience in a historic church, this is most enjoyable.You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Thank you and do come again.

Reviewed January 3, 2019

A very good visit to one of the oldest parish in Virginia. Excellant assistants to explain the history of the church and to answer any questions you may have.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Frank R
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

Thank you! In January we'll be doing some interior work in the church. Please see our website for hours or closures of the building.

Reviewed January 3, 2019

The church is not original on the inside but has been done in a manner that does not diminish it's importance as a gathering place for the earliest leaders of our country. It is incredible to read the names of the men who occupied the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dan K
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

I am glad you had an informative & enjoyable visit. The Bruton Parish Heritage Center is a small museum that houses the original weathervane & colorful displays of our story. A block and a half west of the church. Please stop in.

Reviewed January 3, 2019

The past few years we have attended the Christmas Eve Service at the Bruton Parish Church. This year we left a day earlier; however we did attend a service in the late afternoon, early evening on Sunday, December 23rd. It was not an elaborate service...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

I'm glad you could attend even though it was not your usual day. Keep up with parish news by becoming a Friend of Bruton. It's easy to enroll on our website. Thank you!

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