Diocese of Western North Carolina

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October 3, 2016

The Rt. Rev. José A. McLoughlin addresses the congregation during his ordination and consecration as bishop of the Diocese of Western North Carolina. Photo: Chris Goldman, Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina

[Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina] The Rt. Rev. José...

June 26, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina] The Rev. Canon José A. McLoughlin was elected as the seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church.

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April 20, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Western North Carolina Standing Committee April 18 announced a four-priest slate of candidate to be the next diocesan bishop.

The candidates are:

The Rev. Hannah E. Atkins, Trinity Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas; The Rev. Cyndi Banks, St....

June 18, 2015

Kairos West Community Center in Asheville, North Carolina, is a one-year-old church-in-the-world initiative of the Cathedral of All Souls in Asheville and the Diocese of Western North Carolina. The ministry, based in a former fabric store on increasingly gentrified Hayward Road in West...

April 2, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina] Diocese of Western North Carolina Bishop G. Porter Taylor recently announced the he will resign at the end of September 2016.

Taylor, 65, was consecrated as the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina on Sept....

April 9, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visited the Diocese of Western North Carolina April 6-8, leading a retreat where members of the diocese explored the theme, “Do Justice, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly in a 21st Century World.”

The...

September 19, 2012

The Rev. Carl Southerland and the Rt. Rev. G. Porter Taylor. Photo/Diocese of Western North Carolina

[Diocese of Western North Carolina] On Sept. 16, the Rev. Carl Southerland was installed as rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Franklin, North Carolina, becoming the first...

January 2, 2008

When Diocese of Western North Carolina Bishop Porter Taylor made his annual visit to St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Burnsville last spring, joyful chaos welcomed him.

Parishioners busied themselves to ready their barely year-old sanctuary for the morning's festivities. Family and friends...

January 29, 2007

The Rt. Rev. William Gillette Weinhauer, fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, died Friday, January 26 in Asheville, North Carolina, his home for the past 34 years. He was 82.

The second son of Nicholas Alfred and Florence Anastasia (Davis) Weinhauer, he was...

November 12, 2006

The Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, meeting in its 85th annual Convention November 9-11 at Kanuga Conference Center, near Hendersonville, heard its bishop say that the church needs to confront the world's poverty and hunger.

"The greatest cause we must confront is not a...

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