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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
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
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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10 Jul 2017
“A Welcoming Episcopalian Parish”
30 Jun 2017
“Chapel of the Cross”
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank wilhelmus2017
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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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

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank jainsea
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

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Porcophile
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.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank judithcadigan
Reviewed 12 September 2015

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

Date of experience: April 2015
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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.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank wheninroam05
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

Date of experience: July 2015
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