St. John In The Wilderness Episcopal Church

4.934 Votes
  • Address: 1895 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC 28731, USA, United States
    Map
  • Phone: +1-8286939783
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids

Reputed as the first Episcopal Church in Western North Carolina, St. John in the Wilderness was built in the 1830s. The church is in Flat Rock, USA, and is famous for being one of the very few churches where white men and slaves used to sit together. In fact, the very first wedding performed here was that between slaves. Till 1958, the number of members was not very great, and there was a possibility that the church would have to shut, but fortunately, the number increased and it has never seen a bad day since. The building of the church was renovated in 2004, and many new designs were included. Do visit this historic church.

More about Flat Rock

Want to plan a DIY trip? Use Flat Rock trip planner for the same.

You can add cozy hotels in Flat Rock like Etowah Valley Golf & Resort, Hampton Inn Hendersonville, Holiday Inn Express Hendersonville-flat Rock and Mill House Lodge - Flat Rock.

Draft the best Flat Rock vacation packages using ideal templates offered by TripHobo. Also explore how to reach Flat Rock on the go!

How to Reach St. John In The Wilderness Episcopal Church

  • Rented cars

Love this? Explore the entire list of places to visit in Flat Rock before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Flat Rock and book an accommodation of your choice.

  • St. John In The Wilderness Episcopal Church Address: 1895 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC 28731, USA, United States
  • St. John In The Wilderness Episcopal Church Contact Number: +1-8286939783
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch

St. John In The Wilderness Episcopal Church Reviews & Ratings

Google+
  • Wonderful feeling just walking into the beautiful church. I love visiting here

  • Very warm and gracious congregation makes newcomers or visitors feel very welcome in this historic Episcopal church.

  • Beautiful church and graveyard, filled with history. It's an eye opening experience to view the slave and Freeman graveyard. Which is honorably observed and tenderly cared for. The history of the Church and its congregation is a must read. You can not pass by without stopping. It's a monumental part of North and South Carolina history.

  • Beautiful historic property

  • Very good concert

Read all reviews