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First (Scots) Presbyterian Church

53 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2536
+1 843-722-8882
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Worth a Stop

The outward design of this 1814 church is plain but stately. The head stones in the graveyard... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
New Jersey, USA
"Please go away. You're not one of us."

We've been coming to Charleston for five winters. We're not locals, but we go to a lot of cultural... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Wilmette, Illinois
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10 Apr 2016
“Worth a Stop”
16 Mar 2016
“"Please go away. You're not one of us."”
53 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2536
+1 843-722-8882
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

The outward design of this 1814 church is plain but stately. The head stones in the graveyard behind the church, reflect the dangers of life in earlier times.

Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We've been coming to Charleston for five winters. We're not locals, but we go to a lot of cultural events here and know how to behave--that is, not look or act like tourists. We are also longtime members of the Presbyterian church in another city....More

Thank Svensota
James R, Associate Pastor at First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2016

Dear Svensota, Thanks so much for taking time to review our church. We are grateful for you and the many other Charleston visitors who worship with us each week, as you enhance the worship and fellowship of our congregation. I am sorry to hear about...More

Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

This church is in th downtown area of Charleston and was established in the 1700's. Several choirs sang and all were very good from the cherubs to the Kirk choir. The organist is very accomplished and the organ sounded wonderful. After the service there is...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Was in Charleston for the weekend and decided to attend church services at First Scots Presby. It was amazing! Beautiful grounds, great message, old school church service reminds me of country churches I have visited in the past. Love the Scottish flavor to the service...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 20 December 2014

This is a beautiful church from the outside but difficult to visit as it always is closed when we are in town during the middle of the week.

Thank Arvid O
Reviewed 19 June 2014

While visiting Charleston, we attended Church services here on 6/8/2014. We were taught a valuable lesson in Southern Hospitality and what Sunday "Best " truly means. Everyone greeted us with a smile and welcomed us to their Church! Even though we weren't dressed in our...More

2  Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 31 May 2014

This church was on our list of churches to visit while in Charleston and we stopped by three different times during our visit and it was never open:( The front gates were open and you could walk to the massive front doors but they were...More

1  Thank LAH28
Reviewed 10 April 2014

A beautiful historic church on a beautiful historic street in a beautiful old historic town. I attended this church while a student in Charleston and I return time and time again to enjoy the the wonderful sermons from Dr.Massie, the wondrous voices of the church...More

4  Thank MichelinReviewer
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Found out about the three day Bach festival in early March from a fellow diner near the church. Went over after dinner and loved the various baroque pieces played in beautiful setting. We were happy to make a free will donation for the event. Quality...More

1  Thank libranjpa
Reviewed 27 December 2012

This is a beautiful sanctuary and a wonderful venue for baroque musical offerings during the Spoleto Festival. Sunday service is welcoming to all guests!

1  Thank Kiawahkat43
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