Our History 2018-03-16T10:39:07+00:00

Our History

Our History

1981

1st service held St. Timothy’s in Mutual Saving and Loan building.

1982

Moved and had first service at Charlotte Christian School.  Accepted land from Mrs. Ruth Lucas, and moved to Charlotte Latin School.

1983

June grading began – first Eucharist no walls, roof, or anything.  By December completed Chapel/Parish Hall…from mission to church in 2-1/2 years.  All work done by parishioners except grading and concrete.

1984

Milestone reached as all Sacraments had been administered in our parish.

1985

Work began on the “new” church building – our current Church.

1986

December 21st – First Worship Service held in church – not finished, used folding chairs.

1987

Construction and finishing was completed – by end of year all was finished.

1988

Plans for Parish Hall addition were finalized – during November grading and site preparation completed.

1989

Construction continued…

1990

Parish Hall addition finished to point of being usable.  Completing a busy ten year period of building.

1991

St. Timothy became part of ACA…church split and St. Clements formed and met a Junior League building.

1992

Lord was working to bring the two churches together…

1993

St. Clements accepts invitation to share St. Timothy’s facility.  Fr. Richard Bakley became rector of St. Timothy’s and Vicar of St. Clements.  A resolution to merge passed.

1994

Name of St. Michael the Archangel is approved and Fr. Richard Bakley instituted as the first Rector of St. Michael the Archangel.

1995

During November the Entrhonedment of Bishop Grundorf.

1999

Rectory was built on property next to the church.

2000

St. Michael’s instrumental in establishing the current  summer youth camp “Anglican Legacy Camp.”

2004

Exterior of Church painted

2015

August Fr. Richard Bakley retires.  September Fr. Michael Cawthon instituted as the second Rector of St. Michael the Archangel.

2017

Joint Synod was held by the four largest Anglican Continuing Churches in America and a resolution was signed stating full union between the four:  The Anglican Province of America, The Anglican Catholic Church, The Anglican Church in America, and Diocese of the Holy Cross.  A unity Eucharist was celebrated demonstrating a new unity which is forming within the Traditional Anglican Communion…Glory be to God.

2018

St. Michael the Archangel vestry is investigating the build of a new multi-purpose building.  Several good things are occurring as activities are once again beginning stir within the walls of St. Michael the Archangel as we move forward in our service to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Come and join us as we live and spread the Gospel of Christ.

This is what makes
the church so special!

Watch our original members build this beautiful church, as their sweat (and sometimes blood) are in each board!