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Blessing of GreenGrace Arboretum

Grace Church 20 Belvoir Avenue, Chattanooga, TN

Join Bishop Brian Cole as he blesses Tennessee's newest Level 2 Arboretum! Grace Episcopal Church, Chattanooga, became a certified Level Two Arboretum (60+ tree species) by the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council in December of 2021. The property encompasses certified butterfly and pollinator habitats, a Monarch Waystation, a National Wildlife Federation Urban Habitat, and a community […]


38th Annual Diocesan Convention


The 38th Annual Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Church in East Tennessee will take place on Zoom on Saturday, February 5th, 2022. Information about pre-convention meetings, certification, registration, nominations, and resolutions may be found at


Our Last Best Act: Interview and Book Signing

Church of the Ascension 800 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN

Join Mallory McDuff, author of Our Last Best Act: Planning for the End of Our Lives, and Bishop Brian Cole for an interview and book signing. They will read select passages and reflect on McDuff’s motivation to write the book. McDuff will also be available to sign copies of the book, which will be available for […]


Selma Pilgrimage 2022

Pilgrimage Rescheduling Update: For a refund of your deposit or to reschedule your trip to the March 2022 date, please email Nicole Seiferth by emailing or calling 423-821-1583. Original Promotional Video: Join the Diocese of East Tennessee on a pilgrimage to Selma and Montgomery, Alabama, to visit landmarks, museums, and other important sites […]