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A New Approach to Dismantling Racism Training

Beginning in 2017, the Commission will be working even harder to encourage as much diversity as possible in each training session. Though we will continue the current practice of asking parishes to host a training day, we will limit the number of persons who can...

An Invitation to a Diocesan-Wide Book Study for 2017

The Beloved Community: Commission for Dismantling Racism is inviting all parishes in our diocese to read Living Into God’s Dream: Dismantling Racism in America. This volume, which is edited by Catherine Meeks, consists of essays from her and six other...

Shine-time

God knows precisely the length of time it takes to make a redwood, or a universe, or a soul. And, God knows how long it takes to make God’s glory shine so we can see it – and know we’ve seen it. Jesus didn’t rush frantically to Lazarus’ sick...

ECF Announces Spring 2017 General Grant Recipients

Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia Grants $70,000 to Fight Poverty and Oppression LocallyECF Announces Four Local Grantees During Its Spring General Grant CycleAtlanta, GA, March 24, 2017 — Today the Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle...

Yuck

Mud and spit caused a man to see. That’s the story. Dirt and spit! Yuck! It’s not hard for me to believe that disgusting things can make miracles. I’ve seen babies born. Seen pain become joy. Watched a cancer diagnosis make marriage vows come alive....

Candler to Preach on Day 1

The Very Rev. Sam Candler, dean of the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, is the featured preacher Easter Day, April 16, on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace, the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible online at Day1.org. Candler...

Truth

In a city called “falsehood,” Jesus speaks truth. At a deep well, water and truth are both drawn up. Truth and well water both have to be coaxed above ground. Because, truth can live under the ground of fearful convenience and polite euphemisms forever. At...

Ghana Pilgrimage

At the beginning of Lent, 10 members of the Diocese of Atlanta made a pilgrimage across the Atlantic Ocean to Ghana.“We’re going to further our work in dismantling racism, and this gives us the opportunity to understand the full loop in our work of racial...