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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Tuesday • December 6th
Men's Study Group 7:00 am – 8:00 am
The Prayer Quilt Ministry Meeting9:00 am – 12:00 pm @ The Parish House
Intercessory Prayer Ministry5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday • December 7th
Al Anon Meets10:00 am – 11:30 am
Meditation Gathering5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday • December 8th
HE w/ Healing Prayers11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
& 7:30pm AA Meets6:00 pm – 9:00 pm