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“Historic and beautiful church ”

Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
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US$40.99*
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Colonial Williamsburg Admission
Ranked #8 of 103 things to do in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Bruton Parish Church is open daily to visitors with or without a Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket. A donation of one dollar per person is gratefully accepted. This is the third building in the history of Bruton Parish, in continuous use since 1715. Bruton Guides are volunteers, on hand to speak with visitors. All are welcome to attend a brief prayer service at 12 noon weekdays, and Sunday services, which are held at 7:30, 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Bruton Parish Church is an active congregation of The Episcopal Church, therefore we close for tours during weddings, funerals or other scheduled services. Posted at the church is the schedule for this week's Candlelight Concerts-- free to enter, with an offering collected. To complete your visit, be sure to see The Bruton Parish Shop and Heritage Center, a block and a half west of the church, open daily--gifts, books, jewelry, accessories and an exhibit of parish history with the original weather vane and 1907 bible.
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church. Members answer questions about the church and its members. Includes Presidents, Supreme Court justices and many other revolutionary leaders. Beautiful on the inside and outside.

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you David. Happy Easter from all of us at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church to our followers on TripAdvisor. We look forward to greeting visitors and worshipers during this Easter season!

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We attended an evening choral program on palm Sunday. The music was beautiful and I enjoyed looking around the building during the service as well.

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for the kind words. Friday, March 30 is Good Friday. The Hours (noon-3:00), Stations of the Cross (beginning 3:00) and Good Friday liturgy (6:00 p.m.) are all ways to observe the day at Bruton Parish Church if you are in town for a visit.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

4 Presidents, 2 Supreme Court justices worshiped at this church on a regular basis. When the floor was replaced, 41 colonial graves were discovered. They identified what they could and just rebutted the ones they couldn’t.

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thursday, March 29 at 6:00 p.m. there will be a service of Holy Eucharist. If you are visiting Williamsburg you are welcome.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

A lovely old church with lots of American historical figures’ nameplates on the pews as well as inscriptions on embellished marble.

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you for your visit and review. Our schedule of services for Holy Week and Easter is posted on our website. All are welcome.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Very basic church nothing fancy at all once you’re inside. Obviously it’s packed full of amazing historical facts being the main church in Colonial Williamsburg, so in that respect very interesting.

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Marty E, Development Director at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you. Sunday, March 25 is Palm Sunday when we mark the beginning of Holy Week. Join us at 9:00 am on the Palace Green for the short liturgy, then the procession into the church for the service beginning 9:15.

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