The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration

Post Office Box 130
Hwy 64/74
106 Saylor Lane
Bat Cave, N.C. 28710
Phone: 828-625-9244


Rev. J. Wesley Shields, Rector
The Right Rev. G. Porter Taylor,
Bishop Diocese of Western N.C.

Worship With Us

Holy Eucharist at 8 and 10
Adult Sunday School at 9
Children's Sunday School at 10:00

Holy Eucharist and Healing  at 10
Bible Study at 11

The Church of the Transfiguration serves a diverse congregation made up of year round residents, part-time residents, and visitors to the area.  In this Holy place, we come together to nurture and support each other on our spiritual journeys. Together we find empowerment for our ministries.  Won't you join us?

Monthly Meetings and Events

Community Dinners Every Sunday  4:30 in the Parish Hall
The community is invited.
Soup, Salad, Bread and Dessert
Dinner is free.
No dress code. No reservations.
No Church service.  Just fellowship.


Wed. Night Covered Dish Dinner
The last Wed. of each month at 5:30

TCW Meetings
That is our ECW!
2nd Tuesday of the month.
Meeting at 12:30
Bring a bag lunch
Feb 14. Mar 14

Vestry Meetings
Second Wednesday of the month
12:30 in the Parish Hall
All are welcome
 Feb 8, Mar 8

Bare Necessities Group
First Wednesday of the month
3:30 - 6:30 in the Parish Hall
All are welcome
 Feb. 1, Mar 1

Firewood Ministry
Every Monday at 1 p.m.
Cutting and delivering
firewood to those in need
Call Wes for more information.

M & M
Mature and Motivated
Join us for games, exercise, yoga, and a lot of laughter and fun.
Third Wednesday
1:00 - 3:00
Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15




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Couldn't make it to Church on Sunday?  We miss you when you aren't in the pews, but you can still hear Fr. Wes's sermons by following the link to the Sermons page.    


Check the Newsletter  for information on upcoming events.

Lay Ministry Schedule   Oct - Dec

Mark Your Calendars

M & M  Glass Painting Day
January 18 at 1 p.m in the Parish Hall
Supplies and a snack are provided.

Community Friendship Dinners Every Sunday
Dinners are at 4:30

 Soups and One Dish Meals, Salads, Bread, Dessert
This is not just for Church members. Everyone is invited to share the fellowship.
It's free.  It's great food. Come share a meal. Bring a friend.
To Volunteer to cook, contact Mary Ann

There is always something going on at the Church.  Here are some photos in case you were not able to be with us.  But being there is much more fun!
Visit our 2016 Year In Review Photos


Bishop Jos McLaughlin's Visit
Confirmations and Conversations


Schedule of Services

Holy Eucharist 8:00 a.m.
Adult Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m.
Children's Sunday School 10 a.m.
Holy Eucharist and Healing 10:00 a.m.
Bible Study 11:00 a.m. following the Healing Service

For special service times, please see the church newsletter.

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