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Little Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church

Little Shepherd in the Hills Episcopal Church is the oldest spiritual center in Crestone, having been a presence since 1885. You can enter at any time for a moment of quiet contemplation, to admire the simple altar or marble baptismal fount, or attend service on the first Sunday of every month. Originally, services were held in the old schoolhouse and were presided over by a circuit vicar. The current location is a log cabin built in the 1900s and donated to the Diocese in 1949. The chapel is dedicated to Lady Julian of Norwich, a 14th-century English mystic.

161 N. Alder Street
CrestoneCO  81131
(719) 539-4562


Hours of Operation
Always open for quiet meditation. Services are every first Sunday of the month at 1pm.
Directions
From Alamosa travel north 70 miles on CO Hwy 17 to Moffat. Go east on County Road T 13 miles to Crestone. The main road winds into Crestone and turns left onto Alder St. Proceed 3 blocks and you'll see the little log church on the left next to a huge pine tree.
Visitor Services
Parking
Travel Tips
The Episcopal Church, the Crestone Schoolhouse, and other historic Crestone landmarks are on the Crestone walking tour. Pamphlets are available at the Town Hall on the corner of Alder and Iron, hours are 9 am-1 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Numerous bed and breakfasts offer lodging, contact CAVA for bookings, 866-351-2282. There are also campgrounds nearby. Also near Crestone are many Sangre de Cristo Wilderness trailheads. The new north entrance to the Great Sand Dunes National Park is through Crestone on the south. Contact nps.gov/grsa or call 719-378-6399.
Entrance Fees
Free




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