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The Chapel of the Cross

304 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3619
+1 919-929-2193
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A Welcoming Episcopalian Parish

While certainly biased, as we are members of the parish, the striking Chapel and main sanctuary are... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Alan R
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Chapel of the Cross

Though we are Roman Catholics we visit this wonderful chapel every time we we are in Chapel Hill... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
wilhelmus2017
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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304 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3619
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

While certainly biased, as we are members of the parish, the striking Chapel and main sanctuary are on the Historic Register, and for good reason. So much has transpired within these welcoming walls. The recent addition of a new Grant Hall and additional classrooms and...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Though we are Roman Catholics we visit this wonderful chapel every time we we are in Chapel Hill. The building is amazing, not only from the outside but also from inside. Most of all however we like the very kind priest and all the people...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

I didn't go inside but the outside is just lovely - the Chapel and the grounds. A must see if you are on the Chapel Hill Campus.

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

I don't belong to this church, but I've been to see it often. They are very community oriented and are open all day long for students to study inside. They also host the "Baroque and Beyond" concerts 3 times a year. They have a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

This lovely chuch comes in three parts. The original chapel, from the 1840s, is still in use for daily services, weddings, funerals, and small services like a marvelous Sunday night compline. The large church adjoining is used for the two principal Sunday morning services and...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2015

I'm an Episcopalian so I went to the early service on Sunday (7:30 a.m. - be warned if you're used to an 8 a.m. starting time!) which was all I'd hoped for.

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

For a traditional Episcopal service, this is the place. It's big, beautiful with amazing music. Easter here is marvelous.

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Beautiful building with informational historical markers. Open until night for prayer and meditation. There is also a prayer garden as well.

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

This church was established in 1842, and has a wonderful sanctuary true to the period, with a fabulous Great Kleuker Organ,a pedal clavier built by the German firm of Detlef Kleuker from Bielefeld, Westfalia, master organ builders. The church is located next to the Morehead...More

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