Don't miss the
next annual

Church Walk

October 7, 2023
9 a.m. to noon
Downtown Raleigh

The historic churches surrounding the North Carolina State Capitol invite visitors to view their sanctuaries in a self-guided tour. Greeters are on hand to answer questions and point out details and items of interest. Please join us for this free, popular family event.

Tour Map

We invite you to view our websites!

We regret the cancellation of the 2021 Historic Church Walk and look forward to welcoming you to visit us on the next Historic Church Walk rescheduled for October 1, 2022. For information about current in-person and online worship services and other worship opportunites offered by each church and to learn more about the missions and ministries of each congregation, please visit our church websites:

Edenton Street Methodist Church (1811)

First Baptist Church Salisbury Street (1812)

First Baptist Church Wilmington Street (1812)

First Presbyterian Church (1816)

Christ Church (1821)

St. Paul A.M.E. Church (1848)

Church of the Good Shepherd (1874)

Sacred Heart Church (1879)

More downtown sites to visit ...

Raleigh City Museum (open 1-4 p.m.)

North Carolina Museum of History

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

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