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About

The Parish Church of St. Helena


cso-church-kc.jpgSt. Helena's is a vibrant, growing congregation that seeks to exalt the Lord, Jesus Christ, in all that we do. We invite you to browse our site, perhaps listen to a sermon or two, and prayerfully consider if the Parish Church of St. Helena might be the fellowship of disciples for you. We look forward to meeting you face to face.

The Parish Church of St. Helena is one of the oldest churches in North America. The Commons House of Assembly, under the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, established St. Helena’s in 1712 as a colonial parish of the Church of England. Following the American Revolution, St. Helena’s became part of the newly formed Protestant Episcopal Church. The present church building, dating to 1724, has been enlarged three times during its history. It appears today as it did in1842, when the church was expanded to its present size and interior galleries were added.