Anniversary Lovefeast at St. Philips



Consecrated December 15, 1861, St. Philips African Moravian Church is the oldest African American church standing in North Carolina.   Freedom was announced in the church on May 21, 1865, by a Union Army cavalry chaplain. Join us as we celebrate the African Moravian legacy.

Anniversary Lovefeast at St. PhilipsSaturday, December 10, 201611:00 am - 12:00 pmSt. Philips African Moravian Church(911 South Church Street)

A Christmas Lovefeast will be held to commemorate the first service held in the African Moravian brick church on December 15, 1861. The brick church replaced the African Moravian Log Church that was built in 1823. The Salem Singing Sisters will render music with special Christmas music by guest baritone, Leonard Rowe.

The event is free, but seating priority will be given to Old Salem ticketed guests. A love offering will be taken.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Harry (336-721-7399,