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Exploring Our Churches:
Foothills Area

Sitting on the eastern boundary of the Diocese, the rolling foothills transition the Appalachians to the Piedmont. Marked by rivers, expansive farms and thriving communities, the Foothills Deanery is made up of eight parishes spread though five counties. Cities in the area include Hickory, Morganton, Lenoir and Marion.

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Major cities:







Ascension, Hickory


Episcopal Church of the Ascension

726 1st Avenue NW

Hickory, NC 28601


(828) 328-5393

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St. Alban's Episcopal Church

130 39th Ave Place, NW

Hickory, NC 28601

(828) 324-1351

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St. Mary's & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

140 St Marys Church Rd,

Morganton, NC 28655

St. Mary's St. Stephen's Website

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Grace Episcopal Church

303 South King Street
Morganton, NC 28655-3536

(828) 437-1133

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St. James Episcopal Church

806 College Avenue, SW
Lenoir, NC 28645
(828) 754-3712

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

1865 N Powerhouse Rd

Morganton, NC 28655

(828) 584-0955

Church of the Epiphany, Newton


Episcopal Church of the Epiphany

750 W 13th Street

Newton, NC 28658

(828) 464-1876

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St. John's Episcopal Church

289 South Main Street
Marion, NC 28752

(828) 652-4144

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

206 West Cowles Street

Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697

(336) 667-4231

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