The Episcopal Church in Western North Carolina Welcomes You!

We are the Episcopal Church in the 28 most western counties of North Carolina, with more than 15,000 members contributing to 63 year-round congregations, six summer chapels, two conference centers, a summer camp, Deerfield Retirement Community, and Christ School. It's a vibrant and exciting place to live and work and experience the glory of God's creation.

Why Western
North Carolina?

Hear a welcome message from our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and learn how our diocese practices the Way of Love. 

Learn About Our Diocese

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From the mountains to the foothills, in cities and towns throughout Western North Carolina, our churches offer something for everyone.


Youth are more than just our future--they are our present. We invite youth and young adults to participate fully in the life of the Church.


Evangelism through storytelling. We believe that we can walk the Way of Love through sharing the stories of our unique and diverse diocese.

Stay Up-To-Date

Subscribe to our mailing list to stay up to date with the latest news from our diocese and parishes. Have news you want to share? Email our Communications Officer at vtaylor@diocesewnc.org 

Upcoming Events

  • Western Deanery Centennial Capital Campaign Discussion
    Jun 27, 6:00 PM
    All Saints, Franklin, 66 Church St, Franklin, NC 28734, USA
  • Mountain Deanery Centennial Capital Campaign Discussion
    Tue, Jun 28
    St. Mary of the Hills, Blowing Rock
    Jun 28, 6:00 PM
    St. Mary of the Hills, Blowing Rock, 140 Chestnut Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605, USA
  • Asheville/Hendersonville Deanery Centennial Capital Campaign Discussion
    Jun 29, 6:00 PM
    Calvary, Fletcher, 2840 Hendersonville Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732, USA
  • Piedmont Deanery Centennial Capital Campaign Discussion
    Jun 30, 6:00 PM
    All Saints, Gastonia, 1201 S New Hope Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
  • LGBTQ+ Family Day
    Sat, Jul 09
    Camp Henry
    Jul 09, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Camp Henry, 25 Wormy Chestnut Ln, Canton, NC 28716, USA
    LGTBTQ+ & Ally's Day
  • Diocesan History Day
    Sat, Sep 10
    Location is TBD
    Sep 10, 7:00 PM – Oct 22, 11:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Learn more about diocesan history at this special Centennial event.
  • Convention Celebration with Presiding Bishop Curry
    Nov 11, 9:00 AM – Nov 13, 5:00 AM
    Location is TBD
    The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church will join us for our Centennial Convention Weekend.
  • Barrier Breakers Pilgrimage to Historically Black Churches
    Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    Join us on a pilgrimage to discover the histories of the historically black parishes in our diocese.