Jamestown Find Upholds America’s Christian Heritage

Jamestown Find Upholds America’s Christian Heritage

 

“What we take away from these stories is our birthplace, our nation, our story,” Givens explained.

The 1608 church lasted about ten years. In 1617, Gov. Samuel Argall called for a new church located probably where the current reconstructed brick church stands and greets visitors today.

“It was replaced, always replaced,” Kelso said.

The continual replacements testify that Christianity served not only as a foundation of America, but continued to thrive in a harsh new world of uncertainty.