Asbury-St. James United Methodist Church, Charleston, SC

Welcome To


We are a United
Methodist Church
in Charleston, SC. 

The Holy Spirit is at the Center of Our Life Together

We’re excited you’re thinking of visiting Asbury-St. James United Methodist Church in Charleston SC, and look forward to you coming to worship with us.

Whether you’re looking for a new church or just looking to connect with God and others, we invite you to join us at our services and events.

As a Charleston United Methodist Church, Asbury-St. James is a church that seeks to minister to all people. We strive to be an inclusive community where everyone can grow in their faith, take part in worship, and enjoy the fellowship of other believers.


There’s a lot going on in our busy church and we know it can be tricky to navigate the first time you come here. Feel free to get in touch to find out more and to discover how to make the most of your initial visit for you and your family.


We can’t wait to meet you.

Watch our Latest Sunday Service Live, every Sunday 11 AM, or Anytime On-Demand

Rev. Timothy Shaw delivers a message designed to lift your soul and inspire your spirit, all while keeping you connected with our community. Pastor Tim Shaw is a gifted communicator with the ability to keep you connected with your community. He'll transport you to the pulpit through his personal anecdotes and spiritual understanding, but will always help you reach out to others in need.

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Connect With Something Bigger Than Yourself

Asbury-St. James is a Charleston United Methodist Church with a big heart. It is a church with an open door beckoning people of all religious denominations to its weekly worship services.


We believe that God is present with us each day and wants to be with us in all we do. God cares about the big and ordinary details of life and we strive, to the best of our ability, to live in harmony with this belief.


We hope you will join us in worship and service and become a part of who we are and what we do.

Our Mission

Asbury-St. James United Methodist Church is an inclusive church committed to Christ and His word. We are dedicated to sharing the love of Christ through ministry, fellowship, and worship.


Our church is not just a house of worship. At its core are the members and believers that come together to practice God’s word, celebrate His love and extend His gifts to all.

We are a vibrant community of faith, with people whose lives are being touched by the Holy Spirit in ways that are unique to them. We are a place where the Spirit is moving, where the Spirit is changing lives, creating community, and calling people into a relationship with Jesus Christ.

We are a church that grows in faith through the love of God, the power of the Holy Spirit, and the support of our community.

We want everyone to feel welcome.

A Spiritual Home for All Charlestonians and Visitors

Our Charleston United Methodist Church has a welcoming community and a spiritual support group for people of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you need a break from daily life or a chance to grow in your own spiritual journey, we have a place for you.

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Friends Since Preschool, College Students
Pool Talents To Help Local Church


A wonderful article in the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate about our very own Lily Turner & Luke Shaw.


(Please read to the end and pass it on to anyone else you think might like it.)

Inspirational Bible Verses

In today's fast-paced world, it's important to make time for spiritual reflection. That's why we've created a separate space just for you — it's our way of creating an environment that calls you to explore your spirituality and find comfort in God. This wall is filled with inspirational messages and scriptures that we hope will lift you up and provide strength and encouragement throughout the day.

We're all busy and we're all trying to stay on top of everything, but we also want to keep the most important things in our life — like our faith — at the forefront of everything we do. Scripture is a great reminder as we go through the day of God's love and grace. Our prayer is that you'll be reminded here of your spiritual side as well as how blessed you truly are.


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