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Beloved Pride | Hubert’s Story

See All Beloved Stories » To be beloved, is to be loved unconditionally by God. It is both knowing and receiving God. It is openness to the Spirit’s work, which leads to incredible stories worth telling. Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from...

Remembering the Emanuel AME Church Tragedy

The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey views memorials in front of Emanuel AME Church on the day he delivered the donation from the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. Photo: Don Plummer. In June 2015, a mass shooting during an evening Bible study at historically Black...

Roe Reversal Sparks Concern Among Georgia Episcopalians

Photo: Donna Church wipes a tear as Rev. Horace Griffin at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta talks about the abortion ruling. Miguel Martinez. Georgia Episcopalians reacted with words of grief and calls for action to news on Friday that the United States Supreme...

Five Priests Ordained in the Diocese of Atlanta

The Right Reverend Robert Christopher Wright, The Bishop of Atlanta, on Saturday, June 25, 2022, ordained five new priests to the Sacred Order of Priests in Christ’s One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. Those ordained are: Karen Anderson will serve as Curate...
Steady

Steady

I wonder how anxiety has shaped you, is shaping you-your family, your work? Our anxieties drive our relationships with God, reality and one another more than we know. They can keep us meek rather than bold; coy rather than candid; fearful when faith is needed. The...

A Joint Statement on the Supreme Court’s Roe Reversal

We, the Episcopal bishops of Georgia, join with leaders of faith traditions, and many others around the State of Georgia, in lamenting the US Supreme Court decision in the case of Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. We hurt with all who are grieved and...

Bishop Rob Wright on Pride and Juneteenth

I am something beautiful because a beautiful God made me just the way a beautiful God made you. I am complex. I am full of flaws and so are you. And at the same time we are the possessors of an amazing belovedness that comes through not only our own Christian...

A Conversation About Juneteenth with Dr. Catherine Meeks

Dr. Catherine Meeks, Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing and Canon Stephanie Spellers discuss the meaning of Juneteenth and how we as followers of Jesus are called to the work of dismantling racism and building the Beloved Community in...
Beautiful

Beautiful

If we are a beautiful and complex American family as I believe us to be, then celebrations of Pride and Juneteenth this month belong to us all. How could I not rejoice especially when a family member formerly relegated to the shadows of life is now welcomed into the...