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Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina

Stories around the Diocese

Sacred Grounds: Giving Garden Wins National Award

The Waynesville wildlife haven at Grace Church in the Mountains won acclaim from Interfaith Power and Light's 2023 Cool Congregations award. And the work continues.

Spreading Love with Children's Grant

George Howell spent his adult life serving children, and the endowment fund in honor of his late wife seeks to continue that work. Applications are due no later than April 30.

Enter Quilt Raffle to Support Ministry

Tickets for this handmade quilt will fund Hygiene Blessing Bags for women and other outreach ministries at Grace, Morganton.

Tumblers available

Celebrate our diocese with your very own hot/cold tumbler.

Top rack dishwasher safe and great for traveling, gifting, and sporting events. Pickup and shipping available.

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

Taizé Tuesdays: Peaceful Prayer

Every Tuesday

6 p.m.

Grace, Asheville

More Info

Understanding Caregiver Stress

Saturday, March 11

1–3 p.m.

All Souls, Asheville

More Info

Story and Music with Becky Stone

Sunday, April 23

4 p.m. | St. John in the Wilderness,

Flat Rock

More Info

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

More Info

Episcopal Church Women 150th Celebration

Saturday, June 3 |

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Lake Lure Inn


Job Openings



Christ Church, Sparta



Calvary, Fletcher



Holy Family, Mills River

More Jobs

Resource Spotlight

Dismantling Racism

Tell Me the Truth About Racism is a website from the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago that focuses on offering resources for dismantling racism to both

children and adults.

Our Latest Video:

Tour the Folwell Crib in Hendersonville, the place where Blue Ridge Service Corps members live during their year of service.

Around the Episcopal Church

Bishops Gather for Business Retreat at House of Bishops

At The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops spring gathering, 122 bishops gathered March 8-13 at Camp McDowell in Nauvoo, Alabama. Scheduled events included a visit to Montgomery, a business meeting, and more.

Clothing Drive Gives Away Many Free Prom Dresses

A congregation in the Diocese of Newark made a big difference for hundreds of teenagers on March 11 when its growing clothing ministry distributed more than 1,000 free prom dresses to families from its northern New Jersey community and the neighboring New York region.  

Episcopal Resources

The Episcopal Church

Center for Racial Healing

Episcopal Migration Ministries


Relief and Development

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