Charleston, South Carolina

The Rev. Dr. Michael Shaffer, is the new priest in charge of St. Francis Episcopal Church in West Ashley.  Fr. Mike practiced law as a trial attorney for 33 years before answering the call to the priesthood.
He completed his canonical studies in the Diocese of West Missouri and began his ministry in Kansas City before moving to the state of Washington. Most recently he served as rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Federal Way, WA. 
Fr. Mike has five children and five grandchildren, including a daughter and her family who live in Charleston. 

Welcome Father Mike!

In The Episcopal Church, we strive to love our neighbors as ourselves and respect the dignity of every person.

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New worship location and time starting October 7!

8:30 am Holy Eucharist Service

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church

3075 Bees Ferry Road

Charleston, SC 29414

St. Francis

Sunday Service