Reformation Lutheran Church (Columbia, South Carolina)

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Reformation Lutheran Church
Basic information
Location United States 1118 Union Street At River Drive, Columbia, South Carolina
Geographic coordinates 34°01′22″N 81°02′49″W / 34.0227°N 81.047°W / 34.0227; -81.047Coordinates: 34°01′22″N 81°02′49″W / 34.0227°N 81.047°W / 34.0227; -81.047
Affiliation Lutheran, ELCA
Country United States of America
Year consecrated 1952
Leadership The Rev. Timothy Bupp, Pastor
Henry G. Fulmer, Organist and Choirmaster
Website Reformation Lutheran Church
Architectural description
Architectural style Post Modern
Completed 1952
Direction of façade West
Capacity 500
Materials Granite, Brick, Marble, Glass

Reformation Lutheran Church is a church in Columbia, South Carolina, and part of the South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.[1]



As a member of the Reconciling In Christ initiative of the ELCA(RIC)[2] the church is committed to providing worship programs, ministries and pastoral care to all, regardless of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religious background, color, economic status, or national origin. It is the only Reconciling in Christ Congregation in South Carolina.[3]


The church offers Holy Eucharist Worship each Sunday. Taize with Holy Eucharist is offered monthly.

Pipe organ[edit]

Reformations pipe organ contains nearly 2,000 speaking pipes that range in size from over 8 feet tall to smaller than a pencil. The organ was installed in 1960 by M.P. Möller, of Hagerstown,Maryland, once America’s largest and best known manufacturer of pipe organs. Complete tonal revisions were completed in 1993 at a cost of over $75,000. Reformations organ has been played at more than 2,500 worship services. Currently, total replacement costs for the instrument is nearly $750,000.[4]


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