Church Institutions and Centers
These are the instutions and centers with which our ECW is affiliated.
NATIONAL EPISCOPAL CHURCH
The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry - Presiding Bishop
Episcopal Church Center, 815 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017
The Episcopal Church welcomes all who worship Jesus Christ, in 109 dioceses and three regional areas in 17 nations. The Episcopal Church is a member province of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
The mission of the church, as stated in the Book of Common Prayer’s catechism (p. 855), is "to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ."
WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL
Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, NW, Washington, DC 20016
The Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, also known as “The Washington National Cathedral”, is owned and administered by the Protestant Episcopal Foundation and is the seat of the Presiding Bishop and the Bishop of the Diocese of Washington. For more information on the National Cathedral, please check the “contacts” page for our current regional chairman.
DIOCESE OF UPPER SOUTH CAROLINA
George Moyer Alexander Diocesan House, 1115 Marion Street, Columbia, SC 29201
The Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina is made up of 61 congregations in 22 counties in the upper part of the state. The bishop of Upper South Carolina is The Rt. Rev. W. Andrew Waldo.
We are a diocese committed to renewal, to sharing the faith that has changed our lives, and to increasing diversity among our ranks. In so doing, we celebrate and affirm the broad Anglican tradition, which welcomes seekers, embraces inquiry, and offers a wide variety of worship styles grounded and unified by the liturgy in our Book of Common Prayer.
KANUGA CONFERENCES, INC.
P.O. Drawer 250, Hendersonville, NC 28739
Affiliated with the Episcopal Church since 1928, Kanuga Conferences is situated on 1,400 mountain acres near Hendersonville, North Carolina, with scenic Kanuga Lake at its center. We welcome more than 25,000 guests annually to the year-round conference and retreat center, Camp Kanuga, Camp Bob and Mountain Trail Outdoor School.
GRAVATT CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER
1006 Camp Gravatt Road, Aiken, SC 29805
Gravatt is sanctuary for the ministry of faith formation, hospitality, leadership development, and environmental stewardship.
STILL HOPES EPISCOPAL RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
One Still Hopes Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169, 803-739-5040
Still Hopes is a faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that remains affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Home to nearly 400 residents, Still Hopes is governed by a Board of Trustees and is served by a staff of 398 dedicated employees.
2100 Blossom Street, Columbia, SC 29205, 803-799-6524
Finlay House provides high quality, supportive independent living in 203 apartments for adults 62 and older in South Carolina’s Capital City. Finlay House residents enjoy enriching spiritual, social and physical activities without compromising their privacy or individuality. A caring staff and round-the-clock security provide safety and attention.
P.O. Box 678, Denmark, SC 29042, 803-780-1234, 866-685-9904
Founded in 1897 by Elizabeth Evelyn Wright-Menafee, who was barely older than some of today's students, Voorhees College has a rich history and a bright future. It is a fully accredited historically black liberal arts college that offers degrees in 12 disciplines. Through its long-standing affiliation with the Episcopal Church, Voorhees focuses on developing students spiritually as well as intellectually.
UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH (“Sewanee”)
735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383, 931-598-1000
Sewanee is the only university in the nation that is owned and governed by dioceses of the Episcopal Church, specifically the 28 dioceses of the southeastern United States. With historic roots in the Anglican ecclesiastical and academic traditions, Sewanee welcomes people of all faiths and offers a lively environment for active worship in the Episcopal tradition, which includes a commitment to service and an openness to intellectual discourse.