Worship Information

Worship at St. Mary of the Hills

At the heart of St. Mary of the Hills life and purpose is the worship of God. The church holds a full schedule of daily services, as well as baptisms, confirmations, healing services, weddings, memorials and funerals. Contact the church office at 828-295-7323 to schedule services and events.

At St. Mary of the Hills, all persons who seek God and are drawn to Christ are welcome to receive the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist.


Worship Schedule

[audio files of Sunday's services are available for approximately one month - see below]

Sunday Services

  • 8:00 AM Holy Eucharist
  • 9:00 AM Sunday school
  • 10:10 AM Holy Eucharist
  • 5:00 PM Evening Prayer

Monday and Tuesday Services:

  • 8:30 AM Morning Prayer
  • 5:00 PM Evening Prayer

Wednesday Services:

  • 8:30 AM Morning Prayer
  • 12:00 PM Eucharist and Healing Service
  • 5:00 Pm Evening Prayer

Thursday Services:

  • 8:30 AM Morning Prayer

Fridays and Saturdays:

  • No Daily Office
  • Church Office Closed 

One Sunday of each month May through October at 3:30 PM: 

  • Solemn Evensong



Holy Week

Sunday, March 25            

 8:00 AM   Procession of the Palms, Passion

                Gospel, and Holy Eucharist

 9:30 AM   Blessing of the Palms-Music by Faithbridge at Blowing Rock Park

                   with Rumple Presbyterian and Faithbridge United Methodist.

                   Alternate location for inclement weather: Parish Hall at Rumple


10:10 AM  Procession of the Palms, Passion Gospel, and Holy Eucharist


Wednesday, March 28  

12:00 PM  Holy Eucharist


Maundy Thursday, March 29

 7:30  AM  Holy Eucharist and Men’s Breakfast

 7:00  PM  Footwashing and Holy Eucharist with Stripping of the Altar

 Following 7:00 PM service through Friday, March 30 noon

                  Vigil before the Blessed Sacrament


Good Friday (fast day), March 30 

12:00 PM   Veneration of the Cross and the Mass of the Pre-sanctified  

  3:00 PM   Stations of the Cross for children and their parents

  7:00 PM   Stations of the Cross


 Holy Saturday, March 31  

   8:30 AM   Liturgy of the Word Commemorating the Burial of the Lord

   7:30 PM   Great Vigil of Easter



Easter Day (Pascha), April 1  

  8:00 AM   Holy Eucharist   

  9:45 AM   Flowering of the cross

10:10 AM   Solemn Eucharist of the Resurrection

11:45 AM   Reception and Easter Egg Hunt