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Located in historic St. Augustine, Florida, Memorial Presbyterian Church is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). We are not just any church. We are Florida's first Presbyterian congregation, established in 1824. CNN has named us one...more
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This is a must see while in St. Augustine. The architecture is stunning and offers sooooo much history. The story of the creation of this church is unbelievable and so heartwarming also. So, do yourselves a favor and tour the church. You will be mesmerized...More
This was the last place we visited in St. Augustine as our car was parked in front of it. We only had 10 minutes left on the meter, but it seemed to be open to the public and I just wanted a quick peek inside....More
this was on our list of places to visit and specifically go to worship service when in St, Aug as it would be our anniversary date. Also was the day of the Kirkin of the Tartans. The service was meaningful and in the normal attitiude...More
Date of experience: January 2019
Paula L, Public Relations Manager at Memorial Presbyterian Church, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your kind words.
We are delighted you enjoyed our Annual Kirkin of the Tartans service.
This service is generally held each year on the 3rd Sunday of January and hope that you can join us again next year....More
Church funded by Henry Flagler; very ornate and well maintained. We heard an organ concert in it and the acoustics were great. Knowledgeable church people answer questions, and a person can walk the area quite freely. At times there are actual tour guides.More
Date of experience: February 2018
Thank carl d
Paula L, Front Office Manager at Memorial Presbyterian Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your kind words about Memorial Presbyterian Church. Our docents volunteer each day to provide a meaningful experience for all our visitors.
I am confused, however, about what you mean by "actual tour guides" - as this is not something we...More
My husband and I were out on a walk on Sunday morning and walked by the church. There was a sign saying services were in progress, but as we saw someone entering she told us that the service had not yet started and invited us...More
This is one of those 'free' stops in St. Augustine and well worth it. The inside and outside is beautiful and reminds me of churches we visited in the Netherlands. Dark woods, pews close together, ornate wood carvings, etc.
The history behind the church is...More
Our historic Sanctuary is open to visitors Mon thru Sat from 11AM until 3:45PM unless we have a Funeral/Memorial Service come up. Most weddings happen on Saturday - the Sanctuary would be closed to visitors then as well.