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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like to worship at a local church when our travels have us away from home on Sunday. We recently visited Charleston and decided to visit Mother Emanuel Church. We were so happy we did. The congregation was very welcoming and the service inspiring. You...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

We were staying nearby and decided to attend Sunday services as we wanted to show support for this congregation and historic church (seriously, check out it's history on the website-- amazing story even before the shooting). The congregation was warm and welcoming and we loved...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to pay my respects to all the victims of this terrible crime. We had just watched the showtime special active shooter. So it was really fresh in our minds. What a terrible thing to happen to these people who were just there to pray...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Laxcoach004
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Mother Emanuel Church was the scene of a terrible tragedy, but is a place of hope and peace. The church is so beautiful. People visit to pray in front of the gates. They leave flowers and other items to show support. I can't pass by...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank terriej2013
Reviewed November 8, 2017

We parked the car and walked to the church. The street name was in one of the members that lost their life. It was surreal. We didn't make it to a service but wish we could've. It was nice to see that the church had...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

One of the things that drew me to Charleston was to see the EAM church, to pay my respects. When I arrived, the church was closed but I went around to the back and was fortunate to find folks who were there for a church...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Dorcas K
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Enjoyed a friendly Sunday service in March 2017. Music was inspiring with abundant vocals and brass and huge energy. Congregation was friendly, and visitors sat in the middle area of pews and were serenaded in a welcoming song by members early in the service. Sermon...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank Craig B
Reviewed June 23, 2017

I was there for a memorial walk for the 2nd Anniversary of the murder of the nine members and the 5 injured. An uplifting, emotional experience. A strong community which will not give into Hate.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank br0za1205
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Visited on Thursday, June 1. We really wanted to pay our respects to this holy space. Unfortunately, it was all locked up and we were unable to see any type of plaque or anything honoring the deceased. We stayed a few minutes, remembered those lost...then...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 138alp
Reviewed June 1, 2017

In visiting Charleston, I was compelled to visit and pay my respects to an institution and an icon. I unfortunately was not able to attend services, but the structure and the grounds were immaculate, and felt truly holy and anointed. I would highly reccomend travelers...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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