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.

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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 communications@diocesewnc.org.

Upcoming Events

  • 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.
  • Middle School Retreat
    Sat, Sep 24
    Lake Logan /Camp Henry
    Sep 24, 10:00 AM EDT – Sep 25, 1:00 PM EDT
    Lake Logan /Camp Henry, 25 Wormy Chestnut Ln, Canton, NC 28716, USA
    Retreat for 6th -8th Grade
  • Fall Artists in Residence Retreat
    Mon, Oct 03
    Haywood County
    Oct 03, 7:00 PM – Oct 05, 7:00 PM
    Haywood County, Lake Logan, North Carolina 28716, USA
    Come join us at this 3 day artistic workshop at Lake Logan in October to work alongside renowned artists and spend time in nature.
  • 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.
  • High School Retreat
    Fri, Nov 18
    Lake Logan /Camp Henry
    Nov 18, 7:00 PM EST – Nov 20, 12:00 PM EST
    Lake Logan /Camp Henry, 25 Wormy Chestnut Ln, Canton, NC 28716, USA
    Retreat for 9th through 12th graders.
  • 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.