The Diocese of Upper South Carolina is part of the The Episcopal Church, the only province of the Anglican Communion in the United States.
We are a diocese committed to renewal, to sharing the faith that has changed our lives, and to increasing diversity among our ranks. In so doing, we celebrate and affirm the broad Anglican tradition, which welcomes seekers, embraces inquiry, and offers a wide variety of worship styles grounded and unified by the liturgy in our Book of Common Prayer.
The Right Reverend W. Andrew Waldo
Eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Upper South Carolina
The Right Reverend W. Andrew Waldo is the Eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Upper South Carolina. He was elected in 2009. During his term as bishop, Bishop Waldo has proclaimed and implemented a strategic visioning process, calling parishes and individuals to “make, equip and send mature discipl…Read More »
In addition to our 60 worshiping communities, the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina includes several partner institutions.
Bishop Gravatt Camp & Conference Center
Established in 1949, the Gravatt Camp and Conference Center is an Episcopal summer camp and conference center located outside of Aiken, South Carolina. Gravatt exists to create a Christian environment for spiritua…
The Episcopal Church is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion. We are a Christian church, which means we believe in Jesus Christ. We also believe in the Holy Scriptures, as they are understood through reason and tradition as the living Word of God.
How do we worship?
We follow an established pattern of prayers, scripture readings, responses and singing, which we call our “litu…Read More »