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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

331 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23187-3520
+1 757-229-2891
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Bruton Parish Church is open daily to visitors with or without a Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket. A donation of one dollar per person is gratefully accepted to go toward upkeep of the church and churchyard. This is the third building in the history of Bruton Parish, in continuous use since 1715. All are welcome to attend a brief service of noonday prayer during the week, and Sunday services, held at 7:30, 9:15, and 11:15 am and 5:30 pm. Bruton Parish Church is an active congregation of the Episcopal Church, therefore we close for tours during weddings, funerals or scheduled services.
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331 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23187-3520
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church did not have the traditional stain glass windows -] and was rather plain compared to most Episcopal churches. There were pews that were marked on the ends where the various presidents and other members of the day sat.

Thank 831jeannej
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Looking for Christmas presents or decorations for your home? Check out the Bruton Parish Shop, a block and a half west of the church. Open Sunday noon-5:00 and Monday-Saturday 10:00-5:00. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Colonial Williamsburg over Thanksgiving. The day before we started to explore and at dusk were walking past the church. I opened the door and saw people inside and a lady told me they were about to start T day...More

Thank Deborah S
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many lovely Thanksgiving hymns sung at that service. We are glad too and thankful for our visitors.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Bruton Parish Episcopal Church many years ago and even attended a service there. It was just as beautiful as I remember it and of course it holds so much of our nation's history. Sadly though, some of the inscriptions on the concrete...More

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The kind donations of visitors help us maintain the churchyard and church. One dollar per person is suggested. Thank you for coming back to visit after many years!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The candlelight concerts (a 300 year tradition) is a meaningful hour in this original Williamsburg structure. take the time to read the plaques and original pew owners.

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sunday afternoon, December 3, stop by our concessions at the Parish House from 2:00-6:00. Proceeds benefit The Episcopal Church at William and Mary. Lots of good things to eat and drink.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just happen to be in Williamsburg on a Sunday and the church was open for service....what a neat experience! In between, they have speakers to tell you about the history of the building/service and folks who attended

Thank Tanya H
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm glad you found yourselves here in time for a service. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you get the chance when visiting the historic district to experience a concert or any music event at Bruton Parish church by all means do it. We experienced a chamber music event by the William and Marys music students that was very special. Sitting...More

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The schedule of Candlelight Concerts for December is posted on our website. Lots of choral concerts with music of the holiday season. Thank you for coming.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church is neat, in that the pews of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other founding fathers are marked. I enjoyed the grounds and headstones. Services are still held at the church and free concerts are given on certain evenings.

Thank Melissa M
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes, we are a congregation of The Episcopal Church. Service times are posted at the church. Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a 1.00 suggested offering for this visit. Many volunteers to help answer questions. They can tell you so much history that comes with this church. The baptism bowl here is the same bowl that was used in Pochohantas baptism. They are looking at...More

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A new pipe organ is being built to the exact specifications of the building. Thank you for this review of your visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to a number of evening concerts here and they are lovely, particularly those by the university choirs. The interior is historic and beautiful -- worth seeing and experiencing.

Thank Amy A
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The Candlelight Concerts are a long tradition. Thank you for coming and telling others.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I try to always attend the concerts, recitals, and musical offerings at Bruton Parish when I visit. One of the original buildings, it remains a beautiful gem in Colonial Williamsburg, my favorite site on the "must see" list. Beauty at every angle, and the history...More

Thank Reefus69
Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming back again and again. We appreciate our visitors!

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The colonial houses are not part of Bruton Parish church.
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