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About The Episcopal Church In East Tennessee

We are the Episcopal Branch of The Jesus Movement in East Tennessee! Our Church is a collaborative community of engaged members with a “can-do” spirit who are creative, energetic and generous followers of Jesus. We are nestled in the valley between the Cumberland Plateau and the Appalachian Mountains, covering approximately 14,350 square miles in 33 counties in East Tennessee and one in North Georgia. Within this area are 51 diverse congregations which range in attendance from nine to more than 450 faithful worshipers. The Rt. Rev. Brian L. Cole is the fifth bishop of East Tennessee. Clergy number more than 150, which includes 73 priests, 22 vocational deacons and more than 60 non-parochial and retired priests and deacons, all serving under a common goal to Reconcile All Things in Christ. You are welcome here and we look forward to seeing you!

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New Executive Director of DuBose Conference Center

From Randy Schulte, president, DuBose Board of Directors Following an extensive national search, the DuBose Conference Center Board of Directors is pleased and excited to announce that the next Executive Director of the DuBose Conference... Read More

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We Are a Body

Sermon Given at Church of the Good Samaritan, Knoxville Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany | February 24, 2019 Luke 6:27-38 On February 17, 1977, in Uganda, the Anglican Archbishop Janani Luwum was murdered on orders... Read More