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

  • Virtual Administrator Training in New Praesadium Safeguarding materials
    Oct 23, 10:00 AM
    Join us for a Virtual Administrator Training in New Praesadium Safeguarding materials on October 23, 2021!
  • Virtual Safeguarding Training
    Oct 30, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
    Join us for a Virtual Safeguarding God’s Children and Safeguarding God’s People Training on October 30th from 9:30AM-3:00PM
  • Virtual: Dismantling Racism Retreat
    Nov 05, 7:00 PM – Nov 06, 4:30 PM
    For Clergy & Lay Leaders
  • High School Retreat
    Fri, Nov 19
    Lake Logan/Camp Henry
    Nov 19, 5:30 PM – Nov 21, 1:00 PM
    Lake Logan/Camp Henry , 25 Wormy Chestnut Ln, Canton, NC 28716, USA
    A weekend retreat for high school youth.