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Camp Kanuga Conference Center gets a new chaplain

This summer, Kanuga announced a new addition to its camp family, the Rev. Richmond Jones as resident chaplain and director of formation programs.“To be a part of Kanuga is a big honor,” says Richmond, who served at Kanuga’s youth conferences for over a decade. “I am...

Weeds

God is not a manicured English garden. God is a yellow defiant dandelion in a green lawn. God, “is a weed climbing a wall over a well.” Prune if you will, but it just won’t die. God’s ways and love are messy. When we were given away at our baptism, and when we give...

Step

While the ark is evidence of Noah’s faith, it is the arc of Noah’s faith that inspires me. How does faith that is small and struggles to make room to listen for God, become faith that creates big things to the glory of God? Answer: One step at a time! How did Job, the...

Heart

We care about heart trouble. Not just the trouble that affects the four-valved muscle in our chests. But, the trouble that causes people to lose faith and give into the world’s woes and ways. When we gather we say “Lift up your heart.” We do this because Jesus is...

Diocesan Day on Immigration

Amid all of the public turmoil about immigration, how do Christians respond in a way that allows them to live into their baptismal promise to respect the dignity of all persons and the imperative from Jesus to love our neighbor as ourselves?That is one of many...

atlSERVE

 During the week of June 24-30, 50 youth representing 14 congregations served communities all over Atlanta. Some of these communities were Crossroads Ministries of St. Luke’s, Holy Comforter, and Church of the Common Ground. Our youth did many acts of service...

Bishop Wright Appoints Four New Convocation Deans

The Right Rev. Bishop Rob Wright has appointed new deans for four convocations within the Diocese of Atlanta.The Very Rev. Mary K. Erickson, Rector, The Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Cartersville was appointed the dean of the Northwest Georgia...

Episcopal Service Corps Fellowship

The Road Episcopal Service Corp is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 service year. The Road offers young adults the opportunity to make connections between faith and social change, commit to community and simplicity, and grow in capacity for compassionate,...

Lundblad to preach on Day 1

The Rev. Dr. Barbara Lundblad, Joe R. Engle Professor of Preaching Emerita at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, is the featured preacher August 6 on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace, the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible as a...