(Orangeburg, S.C. Times and Democrat) South Carolina Episcopal diocese files lawsuit over property

The Diocese of South Carolina is made up of 71 parishes with approximately 30,000 members. It says the parishes participating in the suit, along with the other supporting parishes, represent 74 percent of the members in the diocese.

Orangeburg’s Church of the Redeemer is one of the parishes that has signed on to the lawsuit.

“In 1857, the parishioners of the Church of the Redeemer built our first building on Boulevard across from the railroad tracks. In 1891, they put the church on logs and rolled it to its present site on Russell Street,” said the Rev. Dr. Frank E. Larisey, rector of the Church of the Redeemer….

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