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Stories in the Diocese

Grants Awarded for Sustainable Development

Three grants are going to projects that support global missions through international and domestic sustainable development


Camp Henry Kicks Off!

Camp Henry kicked off this week and is geared up for 13 different sessions this summer. Join us in prayer for the staff, the counselors, and especially the campers. We pray they get to experience the love of God in new ways and make joyful memories and new friendships that last a lifetime! 

Good Shepherd to Celebrate Juneteenth this Weekend

A celebration that is old and almost forgotten has become new again.The Good Shepherd Episcopal Church cordially invites the community to Juneteenth Celebrations taking place the weekend of June 17–19, 2023.

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ECW Taskforce Seeks Input

The newly Leadership Task Force for the Episcopal Church Women of WNC needs input to help in examining the group's vision of today and re-visioning the future. A short survey is available to collect feedback from around the diocese.

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Explore History at St. John in the Wilderness

Church and churchyard tours at the oldest church in our diocese begin Saturday, July 1 and continue through December. The churchyard contains graves of significant local figures and those enslaved.

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View the weekly checklist of important upcoming dates and deadlines for clergy, wardens, and staff.

Leadership Checklist

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Events around the Diocese


Gospel Jam and


Sunday, June 18 |

5–7 p.m. |

Zillicoah Beer Company, Asheville

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Friends of Music Concert

Musical Friendships Old and New

Sunday, June 18 |

4 p.m. |

St. John, Flat Rock 

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Sacred Music in the Mountains

Benefits four

local charities

Saturday, June 24 |

7 p.m. |

St. James, Black Mountain

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Family Day

Sponsored by Camp Henry

Saturday, July 8 |

10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Lake Logan



Family Night

Horse show and activities with meal included

June 15 |

6–10 p.m. | Tryon Equestrian Center

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Pembrokeshire Path Pilgrimage

Soul sauntering with the Rev. Karla Woggon

September 15–23 |


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Job Openings



Good Shepherd, Cashiers



Trinity, Asheville



Church of the Transfiguration, Bat Cave

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Weekly Spotlight

Communications as Evangelism: Essential Tools

Participants learned the basics of branding and content planning in our first Communications as Evangelism workshop. Find the Zoom recording on our YouTube channel and email Rachel if you'd like a copy of the slides. Workshop 2 will cover websites and the Episcopal Asset Map on July 13.

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Around the Episcopal Church

Episcopal Churches Celebrate Pride Month

Episcopal churches across the United States will be celebrating the 52nd annual Pride Month in June with events ranging from special worship services and festivals to hosting LGBTQ+ proms and advocacy discussions.

Executive Council for TEC in Session

The Executive Council of The Episcopal Church is in session this week in Providence, Rhode Island. All are welcome to watch the morning plenary sessions live on YouTube.

Episcopal Resources

The Episcopal Church

Center for Racial Healing

Episcopal Migration Ministries


Relief and Development

Have a story or event to share?

Review our submission guidelines and submit your stories and events for Along the Way to Rachel Carr by 5 p.m. Tuesday for consideration.

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