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Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina

Stories around the Diocese

Winter Safe Shelter Welcomes Underserved Among Unhoused

This micro-shelter in Asheville intentionally welcomes intact families, LGBTQ+ and people of color. Grace Episcopal, Asheville is part of the ecumenical effort that began in

Dec. 2022.

Kelsey Reflects on Young Adult Ministry

"You do not need the answers, only loving witness, reliability, openness of mind and heart, and willingness to get beyond church walls."

Read about Kelsey's journey in young adult and campus ministry.

Youth Registration DUE MONDAY

It's not too late to register high schoolers for Episcopal Youth Event. Contact Charlotte, [email protected] with any questions.

Henderson County Grants Available

The St. James Charities Foundation is now accepting grant applications from organizations dealing with hunger, homelessness, health, education, and more.

Leadership Checklist

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

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Events around the Diocese

Understanding Caregiver Stress


Tuesday, March 28 |

2–3 p.m. |

St. Francis, Rutherfordton

More Info

Quilt Raffle Drawing to Support Ministry

Easter Sunday,

April 9|

During brunch| Grace, Morganton


Easter and Holy Week Services at St. John in the Wilderness

April 2–9 |Flat Rock

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Sauntering Into Connection Conference

April 21–23 | Valle Crucis Conference Center

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Diocese WNC Dismantling Racism Training

April 28–29 | Zoom on Friday, St. Luke's, Boone on Saturday


Lake Logan

Spring Volunteer Weekend

April 29–30 |

Lake Logan | Register by April 25

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Job Openings



Christ Church, Sparta



Calvary, Fletcher



Holy Family, Mills River

More Jobs

Resource Spotlight

Creation Care

Check out the Creation Care page on the diocesan website for links to helpful resources on good stewardship of God's creation.

Around the Episcopal Church

Essay on the History of the Office of Presiding Bishop

As The Episcopal Church prepares for the election of the 28th Presiding Bishop, the Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop is releasing a series of three educational essays on the history, functions, and nomination process for the office.

Celebrating the Legacy of the Rt. Rev. Frank T. Griswold III

The Rt. Rev. Frank Tracy Griswold III, the 25th presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, was remembered March 18 as a leader who “bathed us in the love of God.” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry gave a sermon at Griswold's funeral.

Episcopal Resources

The Episcopal Church

Center for Racial Healing

Episcopal Migration Ministries


Relief and Development

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