We are an open community
following Jesus’ call to feed the hungry,
clothe the naked, visit the prisoner,
and embrace the stranger among us,
seeing the image of God in all.
Here. Now.



An Introduction to St. Thomas Episcopal Church – from our priest, the Rev. Beth Turner.

Welcome to this “online collage” of our life and ministry at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. We hope these pages will give …

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Our Mission
To partner with our neighbors in sharing resources to connect people and enhance our community.

A Place of Vision
The Parish of St. Thomas is a congregation in the Diocese of Western North Carolina offering inclusive, …

See Our Labyrinth

The Peace Labyrinth at St. Thomas is intended to be a resource for the whole community.

Our labyrinth was imagined and created by children and youth and their parents. An intergenerational team made a presentation that …


Powerful “Griefwalker” Documentary at St. Thomas – This Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

You will notice an article in the newspaper tomorrow describing the screening of the documentary film, “Griefwalker,” this Thursday evening at St. Thomas.
This offering is available through partnership with our friends from the Celo Community an in response …
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Men’s Brunch Bunch and Women’s Lunch Bunch – Meet This Week

Please remember that this is the 3rd week of the month. Our women’s and men’s fellowship groups meet.
Men’s Brunch Bunch – Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Appalachian Java
Women’s Lunch Bunch – Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at Appalachian Java

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Annual Parish Meeting and Potluck – Sunday, July 28

This festive celebration is held each year on the 4th Sunday of July – always as part of our worship service. We …
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Welcome to “the Episcopal branch of the Jesus movement”
– from the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church