Funds to save Trinity Episcopal could be generated from use as event space

By ST. CLAIRE DONAGHY
Index Journal
May 22, 2020

Once Trinity Episcopal Church in Abbeville is permitted to reopen, church use as an event space, in addition to a place of Christian worship, could generate funds needed to complete renovations on the historic church, consecrated in 1860.

Preservation South Carolina and Friends of Trinity of Abbeville are optimistic that plan can work for renovation funds and money for the church’s needs going forward.

To that end, Preservation SC, a nonprofit dedicated to saving the state’s historic structures, has hired Anna LaGrone of Abbeville as program coordinator for its Sacred Spaces initiative, to help find ways to market the historic church as a space for weddings, concerts, educational programs and community gatherings.

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