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Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina

Stories in the Diocese

Growing Faith: After-School Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

A learning space at St Mary's, Asheville, invites children to come after school or pre-school to explore Bible stories, church history, and liturgy with an ecumenical offering of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.

Lewis Reflects on Serving the Church

"Being an actively involved communicant is essential for the life of the church and our own spiritual growth."

Learn how you can be proactive with your involvement.

Lineup Announced for Cold Mountain Music Festival

Check out the bands coming to Lake Logan on August 12 for the Cold Mountain Music Festival, a day of music, food, and family friendly activities to benefit our beautiful conference center in Haywood County.

Sign up for Communications as Evangelism Workshops

Explore how church communications can be a powerful tool in helping to share the love of Jesus with our communities. Topics include websites, social media, newsletters, and more.

Leadership Checklist

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

Clergy: If you missed this year's Renewal of Vows service, baptismal and healing oils are available for pickup at the diocesan office.

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Events around the Diocese

Labyrinth Walk for World Labyrinth Day

Saturday, May 6 |

1 p.m. |

St. Philip's, Brevard

More Info

Raise Another

Home Auction Benefitting

BeLoved Village

May 6 | 6–10 p.m.

16 Fernihurst Dr., Asheville


DioWNC Fifth Grade Day Retreat

Saturday, May 6 |

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. |

Trinity, Asheville


Celtic Eucharist

May 6 | 5 p.m. |

St. James, Hendersonville


ECW 150th Anniversary Celebration

Reserve rooms for Friday night by May 6

Saturday, June 3 |

10 a.m. |

Lake Lure Inn


Feast of St. John

St. John in the Wilderness

Sunday, June 25 |

5–8 p.m. | Hubba Hubba Smokehouse, Flat Rock


Job Openings



Christ Church, Sparta



Church of the Holy Family, Mills River



St. John's, Marion

More Jobs

Scripture Spotlight

Read by Bishop José for Good Shepherd Sunday

Around the Episcopal Church

Episcopal Churches to Participate in World Labyrinth Day

On May 6, participants around the globe will "Walk as One a 1" in a meditation for world peace. Those participating may volunteer for a research study on labyrinth walking as a contemplative practice. Read the article from the Episcopal News Service for further details.

In the Footsteps of Paul the Mystic

Journey to holy places in Greece and Turkey on a pilgrimage led by Center for Spiritual Wisdom director Rob Field. The pilgrimage will trace the travels of St. Paul (Corinth, Athens, Ephesus, and others) with a rhythm of spiritually informed travel created by scholars, experienced guides, and pastors.

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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