106 Saylor Lane
Bat Cave, N.C. 28710
Rev. J. Wesley
The Right Rev. G. Porter Taylor,
Bishop Diocese of Western N.C.
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The Church of
the Transfiguration serves a diverse congregation made up of year
round residents, part-time residents, and visitors to the area.
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?
Rev. Wes Shields and his wife Laura.
Emma 6, Cody3, and Tucker 1.
T-Bone the dog.
Our mission as the Church of the Transfiguration is to
acknowledge Jesus Christ as revealed to us in the Scriptures
through worship, prayer, and study, and to proclaim the Good
News joyfully in a ministry of servanthood.
Maundy Thursday at 6 p.m.
Good Friday at 6 p.m.
Easter Sunday at 8 and 10
Easter Egg hunt follows the 10 o'clock service on
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 below or by going to the Sermons page.
Check out the links on the left to hear archived
Our Lenten Series (see below) is also available
If you have been
unable to come to the Lenten Dinners, you have missed
interesting and educational programs . We wish you
could have joined us,
but you can view each of the programs on-line.
Please follow the link on the side bar to
Lenten Programs or Click here.
Extravaganza Fashion Show and High Tea
May 16 at the Lake Lure Inn
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
See Mary Ann to register or go to the ECW website
Baked Potato Bar Coffee Hour
April 19 after the 10 o'clock
$5 donation for TCW in support of the Diapers for Haiti
to see our year 2014 in review.
It's been an
exciting year that brought us a new Rector
and a Sunday School filled with Children.
Take a little walk down memory lane.
for information on upcoming events.
Check out the Diapers for
Haiti Project at
We completed 75 diaper
kits to be sent to Haiti by Sisters of
Thanks to all who participated.
Lay Ministry Schedules
Lay Ministry Schedule for April
is off to a great start. Come and see what's going on.
Bishop Porter Taylor celebrated with us on
The children surprised Fr. Wes with
a one year anniversary gift.
The TCW and lots of helpers sewed and
assembled 75 diaper kits to go to Haiti.
It was a beautiful spring day to work in
the Spiritual Garden. More photos in the
Tom Phillips, Church member and
director of Emmaus Bible School, presented "How the
Bible as we know it came to be."
This was the second program in our Lenten Series. The
food is amazing! Hope you can join us for the rest of
January Pot Luck and Forum.
January Spiritual Gifts Class led by Laura Shields
Thanks you to the members who put the playground together!
Join us for Children's Sunday School at
On Dec. 14, the children were surprised with Bibles
of their own.
Below: The children surprised Fr. Wes with a one year
The TCW Annual Christmas Party included
See the angels we made by
clicking here for the Photo Album.
The First Annual Children's Christmas Party. The Children
made ornaments and decorated the tree. Everyone sang
Christmas Carols to Mike Maziarka's beautiful auto harp and
Julie read the Night Before Christmas with a little help
from the kids!
Cleaning Day: Preparing for Advent!
Everyone stayed after the service to clean the church and
parish hall from the floor up.
Click here to see more pictures
of the great cleaning day.
Wednesdays at 11 after the
10:00 Eucharist and Healing Service
Friendship Dinners: Every Sunday at
4:30 p.m. the church
celebrates a Friendship Dinner.
The community is invited.
You do not have to attend the church to participate
in this community gathering.
The dinner is free. No dress code. No reservations.
No church service.
Come to our
Join us for fellowship and a hearty breakfast of
grits, sausage, bacon, eggs, pancakes, biscuits and
gravy . . . YUM! 8:30 a.m..
Check the newsletter for details.
The third Saturday of the month.
April 18, May 16
2nd Tuesday of the Month
Bring a lunch.
12:30 for lunch
meeting begins at 1 p.m.
April 14, May 12
Second Wednesday of the Month
Church Parish Hall.
All are welcome to attend.
April 15, May 13
In September, we celebrated The Holy Eucharist at Lake Lure
Beach. For more photos of the picnic and service,
Church Breakfasts. We love to eat!
Transfiguration Church Women
It's our ECW out to Lunch!
Holy Eucharist 8:00
Adult Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
Children's Sunday School 10 a.m.
Eucharist and Healing 10:00 a.m.
Bible Study 11:00 a.m.
following the Healing Service
service times, please see the church newsletter.
here to Tour the Church