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Charleston County Churches

We are concentrating on listing churches founded before 1900.
If you have any information about the specific location of these churches, other churchs not included, or transcriptions that are available, please contact us.

Charleston Peninsula

Name and
Date Founded
Location Transcriptions and
Records Available
Bethel United Methodist
1797
57 Pitt St., Charleston
www.bethelcharleston.com
Cathederal Church of
St. Luke and St. Paul
1815
126 Coming St., Charleston
your-cathedral.org
Centenary Methodist Episcopal
1868
Records are available at
the Avery Reseach Center
Central RMUE
1897
117 President St.
Charleston
Circular Congregational
(Independent Church of Charles Towne)
1681
Meeting St.
Charleston
Emanuel AME
1818
Calhoun St.
Charleston
First (Scots) Prebyterian
1731
53 Meeting St., Charleston
http://www.first-scots.org
French Huguenot 44 Queen St.
Charleston
Holy Communion, Church of the
1848
218 Ashley Ave., Charleston
www.holycomm.org
Morris Brown AME
1866
13 Morris St., Charleston
www.morrisbrownonline.org
New Tabernacle Fourth Baptist
1875
22 Elizabeth St.
Charleston
Old Bethel Methodist
1797
222 Calhoun St.
Charleston
Plymouth Congregational
1867
124 Spring St., Charleston
History
Saint Barnabas Evangelical Lutheran
1882
45 Moultrie St.
Charleston
Saint Mark’s Episcopal
1864
Thomas St.
Charleston
Records are available at
the Avery Reseach Center
Saint John’s Episcopal Chapel 18 Hanover St.
Charleston
History of the Chapel (Word Document)
Saint John’s Lutheran 5 Clifford St.
Charleston
www.stjohnscharleston.org/
Saint John’s Reformed Episcopal 91 Anson St.
Charleston
Saint Michael’s Episcopal
1680
71 Broad St.
Charleston
www.stmichaelschurch.net/
Saint Philip’s
1670
142 Church St.
Charleston
www.stphilipschurchsc.org
Burials 1753-1765
Second Presbyterian
1809
342 Meeting Street
Charleston
www.secondpresbyterianchurch.org/
Marriages 1811-1814
Marriages, Bride Index 1833-1870
Marriages, Groom Index 1833-1870
Baptisms 1809-1832
Shiloh AME
1887
172 Smith St.
Charleston
Trinity Methodist 273 Meeting St.
Charleston
Wesley United Methodist
1873
446 Meeting Street
Charleston

West Ashley (Charleston)

 

Name and
Date Founded
Location Transcription and Records Available
Emanuel AME
1885
1057 5th Ave.
Charleston
 
Graham AME Church 1124 Wappoo Road
Charleston
Old Saint Andrew’s Parish
1706
2604 Ashley River Rd.
Charleston
www.oldstandrews.org
Saint Andrews United Methodist 3225 Ashley River Rd.
Charleston
Saint Peters 2062 Savage Rd.
Charleston
Springfield Baptist
1863
2619 Ashley River Road
Charleston

 

 North Charleston

Name and
Date Founded
Location Transcription and Records Available
     

East Cooper (Mount Pleasant, Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms)

Name and
Date Founded
Location Transcription and Records Available
Christ Church Episcopal
1706
2304 Hwy 17N
Mount Pleasant
www.christch.org
Greater Goodwill AME Mount Pleasant
Holy Cross, Church of the
1907
2520 Middle St.
Sullivan’s Island
www.holycross.net
Long Point Missionary Baptist 1857 Snowden Rd.
Mount Pleasant
New Hope Missionary Baptist Hwy 17
Mount Pleasant
Olive Branch AME
1870
1734 North Hwy 17
Mount Pleasant
Saint Paul’s Lutheran
1884
604 Pitt St.
Mount Pleasant
www.saintpauls-mountpleasant.com
Stella Maris Catholic
~1840
1204 Middle St.
Sullivan’s Island

Awendaw and McClellanville

Name and
Date Founded
Location Transcription and Records Available
First See Wee Missionary Baptist
1890
5151 Hwy 17
Awendaw
Greater Zion AME
1909
4174 Hwy 17 N
Awendaw
McClellanville Baptist McClellanville
New Wappetaw Presbyterian
1872
Pinckney Street
McClellanville
Ocean Grove United Methodist
1888
Hwy 17
Awendaw
Saint James AME
1869
8004 Hwy 17
McClellanville
www.thestjamesamechurch.com
Saint James-Santee Parish 13026 Old Georgetown Road
McClellanville
Wrens Chapel United Methodist Church
1865
1755 Hyw 45
McClellanville

James Island

Name and
Date Founded
Location Transcription and Records Available
James Island Presbyterian 1632 Fort Johnson Rd.
Charleston
Saint James United Methodist 1139 Main Rd.
Charleston

Johns Island

Name and
Date Founded
Location Transcription and Records Available
Johns Island Presbyterian
1710
2550 Bohicket Road
Johns Island
www.jipc.org
Saint John’s Episcopal Church 3673 Maybank Hwy.
Johns Island

South-Western Charleston County (Rantowles, Ravenel, Adam’s Run, Yonges Island, Hollywood, Meggett)

Name and
Date Founded
Location Transcription and Records Available
Old Ravenel Ravenel
Saint Paul’s Episcopal 505 Chapel Road
Hollywood
Saint Paul’s Stono
1706
Sauldam Baptist 5945 County Line Road
Ravenel