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Opening

Opening

God wants to do a new thing, call it an opening. This is how God operates: Death into life. A slave revolt in Egypt. Our God makes a way out of no way. Many feel life has become a gerbil wheel-exertion with little progress at great cost. God wants more for us and more...

Diocese of Atlanta Congregations Go to College

SANDY SPRINGS, GA – Diocese of Atlanta lay and clergy enrolled in a new two-year intensive program are learning how to strengthen and grow healthy parishes. Thirty-four parishioners and priests from 11 congregations attended the second annual Diocese of Atlanta...

The Rev. Irma (Mimi) Guerra

The Rev. Irma (Mimi) Guerra has been appointed by Bishop Rob Wright as Hispanic Missioner for the Diocese of Atlanta. As Hispanic Missioner, Rev. Guerra will coordinate all Hispanic ministries in the Diocese. She succeeds The Rev. Canon Isaías A. Rodríguez, who will...

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Ribbon-Cutting

The parking lot at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Sandy Springs overflowed Friday with hundreds of faculty and students. Students grouped from preschool to 12th grade stood shoulder to shoulder shouting school slogans as they waited for the new Lower School...
Shine

Shine

If you’re going to have an intimate and active life with God, you’re going to have to say no to three things: smallness, separateness and superiority. You’re going to have to realize that we are a human family; that we live together on a blue ball made mostly of...

New Campus Missioners

Keith Dumke, The Cathedral of St. Philip’s Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, and Hope Westervelt, Director of Youth Ministries of All Saints’ Atlanta, together, will minister to the Episcopal students of Georgia Tech and Georgia State...
Enjoy

Enjoy

It can all be so exhausting: life, livelihood, striving, even spirituality with its laundry list of how to be. Maybe that’s why Psalm 130 is one of my favorites. The poet seems to want one thing, to enjoy God! When last did you just enjoy God? The fact of God? The way...
Speed-up

Speed-up

When the bible finishes its story, we are left with an image. It’s a gathering of people, a family reunion. Every nation, language and tribe. We’ve all got on long white robes, and palm branches in our hands. And we’re singing, all of us. Singing, “thanksgiving, power...

Obituary for Randolph S. James, Organist and Choirmaster

Obituary for Randolph Sebastian James June 16, 1961 – July 6, 2022 “Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely, in a well-preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, holding a glass of champagne, totally worn out, shouting “Holy...