Annual Exploration of Faith
December 13 - December 14
USL seeks to further understanding of different religions, culture and customs to promote and embrace tolerance and peace. The Annual Exploration of Faith explores area houses of worship ranging from every part of the religious spectrum.
Since 2010, University School students have visited the following houses of worship:
Royal Missionary Baptist Church, Christ Church Anglican (Mt. Pleasant), Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (Mobile, AL), Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple (Nashville), Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian, Dor Tikvah Synagogue, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Holy Ascension Orthodox Church, Seacoast Church, “Mother” Emanuel AME Church, Christ Our King-Stella Maris School, Synagogue Emanu-El, US Army Chaplain Center and School & Museum (Fort Jackson, Columbia), Louis Gregory Baha’i Museum, Hindu Temple and Cultural Center, Washington National Cathedral, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (West Ashley temple), Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue, Central Mosque of Charleston,The Saint Louis Cathedral (New Orleans), Ebenezer AME, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, All Saints Lutheran Church, Amish homesteads (Bird-in-Hand, PA) and Amish vacation village in Pinecraft, FL, The Unitarian Church in Charleston (2010), Charleston Tibetan Society (Buddhist), Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue, St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, Mepkin Abbey, and both churches at which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was pastor (Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL and Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA). We have also hosted religious leaders and scholars for presentations and discussions at USL.