About Us

The history of Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church is intertwined with that of the African-American community in Pawleys Island in Georgetown County, South Carolina.

The current church grew from two mission churches – Holy Cross-Brookgreen, which included a church, medical clinic and school, and Faith Memorial of Waverly Mills. The Reverend Benjamin Martin and his wife Viola served both churches in the early 1900’s. In 1926, “Salvation came to Pawleys Island in the form of an Episcopal priest, Rev. W. E. Forsythe,” says Nathan Brown, a student at that time and communicant at Holy Cross Faith Memorial until his death.

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Upcoming Events

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Saturday • September 24th
AA Event9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Walk in Wonder9:30 am – 11:30 am
Sunday • September 25th
8 & 10:30 Holy Eucharist
Social Media Sunday
Coffee with Clergy9:15 am – 10:15 am
Children's Church10:45 am – 11:15 am
ECW Meeting11:30 am – 12:30 pm
One-ders Brunch12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Middle School Youth Group5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
High School Youth Group6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday • September 26th
Women's Bible Study12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Stephen Ministry Meet5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
AA Meets7:30 pm – 8:30 pm