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Memorial Presbyterian Church

36 Sevilla St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3535
+1 904-829-6451
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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 of the eight religious wonders in the United States. The present sanctuary was given by Henry Morrison Flagler and dedicated in 1890 as a memorial to his daughter Jenny Louise Benedict who died from complications from childbirth. Mr. Flagler, his first wife, Mary, daughter Jenny Louise and granddaughter, Marjorie, are entombed in the Flagler family mausoleum at Memorial. The church is open for visitors Monday-Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Enjoy a tour of the church by one of our trained docents during the week and then return on Sunday to join us in worship. Our visitors come from across the state, the nation, and the world.
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36 Sevilla St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3535
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We wanted to see this church as we had been to St Mark's in Venice. We do visit churches in almost every city we visit - and love when we can combine it with their Sunday Service. This always makes the church come alive! The...More

Thank Debbie0791
Paula L, Front Office Manager at Memorial Presbyterian Church, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Debbie0791... Thank you for you review of Memorial Presbyterian Church. We are delighted to hear that you attended a Sunday service. You are correct - it makes the church come alive! Most people think we are a museum; when in fact, we are a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great grounds and I love going to different Church's. Very lovely area and statues. Go visit the churchs in this town

Thank stardancy
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This church was exquisite! If you love church crawls (and we do) the place does not disappoint! St Augustine's churches open each day to tourists and this one came recommended. The Tiffany glass was rich and deep and done as only Tiffany can! Take a...More

Thank Lisa T
Paula L, Front Office Manager at Memorial Presbyterian Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lisa, Thank you so much for your review on TripAdvisor. We are excited you enjoyed your visit of our historic Sanctuary. The beautiful stained glass windows in our Sanctuary are indeed "Tiffany" style but they are not Tiffany stain glass. Memorial Presbyterian Church has...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is one of my favorite St Augustine attractions. The pews and much of the interion, including the looring is from the 1890's. It is a beautiful and there was a lady who volunteered there, who told us some interesting stories about the Church. It...More

Thank burninfilm
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The church is beautiful. A docent is provided to explain the history of the church and its significance today. Photos are allowed.

Thank 12120Carole
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Very serene. No guided tour available BUT the guest services person was very willing to answer any question. Solemn with lovely art work

Thank wdwfan1
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Just off Flagler College campus this is a very beautiful old church done in Spanish colonial style. Inside more modest than outside but remember it's a functioning church

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 7 August 2017

take the time to listen to the volunteers tell the story of the church. you will not be disappointed. The majesty of the sanctuary brings a peace to your heart when you enter. it's a wonderful story and a testimony to dedication and faith

Thank slas86
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Don't miss seeing this unique piece of history and architecture. It's free! There are still services held here each Sunday.

Thank Paige B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

As we passed by the church on the trolley tour the guide/driver recommended that visitors to St Augustine make the effort to take a look around this beautiful church. On our walk back from the chocolate factory to the centre of town we took their...More

Thank Trelen
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mbrandy0827
10 January 2017|
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Response from Paula L | Property representative |
Worship services at 8:30 and 11AM. Closed on Sunday to visitors.
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mbrandy0827
8 January 2017|
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Response from Paula L | Property representative |
Yes we do have a wedding on Jan. 21st. The Sanctuary will be closed to visitors.
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