Lebanon Presbyterian Church – Winnsboro, South Carolina

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Lebanon Presbyterian Church in Winnsboro was organized in 1774 under the name Jackson Creek Presbyterian. The church originally was located near its namesake creek. The first structure to house this congregation was made of hewn logs and built shortly after the church’s founding. By 1780 a stone church had replaced it, giving the church the nickname of Stone Church. Remains from this building and the original churchyard can still be found on Old Airport Road.

Lebanon Presbyterian Church

James (Jim) Jenkins of Chesterfield, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Because of safety issues regarding the Stone Church, it was replaced in 1893 by a wood frame building constructed on the present site. Sadly, that church burned in 1910. Another wooden building was built the following year and used until 1933, when the current brick church was completed.

Lebanon Church Park

James (Jim) Jenkins of Chesterfield, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Lebanon Presbyterian Church was affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in the United States (PCUSA) until 1973. On July 1st of that year, the church voted to change affiliations and joined the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). The Lebanon Presbyterian Church grounds include Aiken Memorial Park, seen above.

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Address: 8002 Newberry Road, Winnsboro, SC 29180

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