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 …

The Abbey


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 …


Convention of the Diocese of Western NC

This Friday and Saturday, November 9 and 10, the annual Convention of the Diocese of Western NC  meets at Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville. Nancy Fitzgibbons, Patti Smith, and Beth Turner, our priest, will represent St. Thomas as …
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Ranger Presents “Bear Aware” Program at St. Thomas

Mount Mitchell State Park Ranger, Daniel Jackson, presents “Bear Aware,” Friday November 16th at 1:00pm at St. Thomas. This hour-long program covers …
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Join us for Community Thanksgiving Dinner at St. Thomas on November 22

It’s that time of year again – THANKSGIVING!
In 2016, we started a tradition of celebrating Thanksgiving with our community in an event affectionately called “Thanksgiving for the Bewildered”!!!
If you are interested in sharing in a really low-key Thanksgiving …
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March 11, 2019 @ 9:00 amMarch 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm


Welcome to “the Episcopal branch of the Jesus movement”
– from the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church