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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Lake James

Since 1909, St. Paul's Episcopal Church has been a place for members of the Morganton-area to come together and worship as part of a strong, loving community with like-minded congregants. We’re always happy to see you and warmly welcome visitors.

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In the Midst of Them

St. Paul's Documentary Series

A story of the power of faith and community, and the struggle to sustain membership.Follow this multi-part series of short videos about the Episcopal mission as truly exemplified in the small town church named St. Paul's.

A film series by Daniel Leich Produced by Bill Flango Music in collaboration by Chris & Daniel Leich With special thanks to: The congregation of St. Paul's Church Reverend Margaret Ashby The Morganton Public Library The Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina

The Culture of the Congregation

This first part is about the current culture and dynamics of the community-first oriented parish. Many members share their stories of first finding St. Paul's, ranging from being a recently new resident as a retiree, or having entered the church at birth as a multi-generational members.

The history before the fire

A continuation of the story of St. Paul's Episcopal church. This chapter focuses on the history of the church and its congregation prior to a devastating fire which forced the congregation to relocate to their new location today.

The Fire and Rebuild

The third chapter of the history of St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Morganton, North Carolina. A devastating fire forced the congregation to fight for their right to continue together, and rebuild anew so that they could continue to be a focal point for family and community gathering.

Contact Us

1865 N Powerhouse Rd, Morganton, NC 28655, USA

(828) 584-0955

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