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Feast Day of Pauli Murray

Wed. June 22, 2022, 7 p.m. The annual service to commemorate the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray will be held in person and online this year. Bishop Anne Hodges-Copple will officiate, and the Rev. Winnie Varghese, rector of St. Luke’s, Atlanta, will preach. Ramon Holloway, St. Titus’ choir director and organist, […]

Funeral Service for the Rt. Rev. Peter James Lee

The Chapel of the Cross 304 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC

The Rt. Rev. Peter James Lee, bishop-in-residence of the Chapel of the Cross, and 12th bishop (retired) of the Diocese of Virginia, died on July 2, 2022. Bishop Lee served as the Rector of the Chapel of the Cross from 1971-1984. A funeral service will be held in the church on July 15, at 2:00 […]

Update to Communion Practices

An update to our communion practices Starting on Sunday, August 7th, we will make some slight shifts to our traffic flow in the church and begin to offer the common cup as an option for those who wish in all worship spaces. In the church, parishioners will form a single line at the base of […]

Choir Camp – 1st Ever!

Come be a Chorister for the Day at Choir Camp. This is a great way to give children’s/youth choir a try. Ages 4-K: 9-10am with parents Grades 1-2: 9am-12pm (snack provided) Grades 3-12:9am-3pm (snack & lunch provided) The program will be followed by Evensong, sung by youth, grades 3-12, at 2:15pm, in the church. All […]


This Saturday we expect 48 children and youth, aged 4 through 18, to attend our very first Choir Camp. At the end of the camp day, 22 third- through twelfth-graders will sing Evensong in the church. All parishioners are invited to attend and hear the results of our choristers’ joyful and devoted work that day.

{re}Connection Sunday

Join us between the 9 and 11:15 a.m. services, as we connect and {re}connect with one another. Meet representatives from parish committees, take a tour of the parish house, have your picture made for the online directory, meet and greet formation teachers, enjoy the return of coffee hour and locopops on the Terrace!

Episcopal Youth Community (EYC) Kick-Off Youth And Parent Meeting

All 6-12 grade youth and the parents are enthusiastically invited to join us on September 11 at 5:00 pm to hear about all of the wonderful things we have planned for our Youth and Families this program year! Please RSVP to mpeterson@thechapelofthecross.org to let us know how many people to plan on feeding.

Jazz Eucharist

The Chapel of the Cross 304 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC

Join us for a special service of communion and music on September 29. Jazz Eucharist for the Feast of St Michael and All Angels: A Service of Holy Communion will feature a jazz combo and members from the choir of the Chapel of the Cross. Come and enjoy “A Little Jazz Mass” by Bob Chilcott, as […]

Blessing of the Animals

The Chapel of the Cross 304 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC

Our annual Blessing of the Animals service will be held at 4 p.m. on October 2 in the Cloister Courtyard.  Please bring your furry friends to enjoy this special service. We will be collecting donations of unopened pet food to take to the Orange County Animal Shelter.

Music From the Dutch Golden Age

The Chapel of the Cross 304 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC

Join us at Chapel of the Cross for a special performance of music from the Dutch golden age, presented in connection with the Ackland’s current exhibition Drawn to Life: Master Drawings from the Age of Rembrandt in the Peck Collection at the Ackland Art Museum. Joseph Causby (organ, harpsichord), Brent Wissick (bass viol), vocals, and […]

Bishop-In-Residence Rt Rev Paul Ferguson

The Chapel of the Cross 304 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC

Rt Rev Paul Ferguson, Bishop of Whitby, will be joining us the week of October 10-16 as Bishop-In-Residence at The Chapel of the Cross. On Sunday, October 16, he will preach at the 9:00 and 11:15 a.m. services and perform confirmations. He will speak on the topic "Why Do I Stay Christian?" during Adult Formation […]