Bishop Rob Wright introduced the new approach to the 125 clergy attending. Instead of following the format of prior gatherings – learning from inspiring speakers from around the world – this conference would focus on the gifts and needs of clergy.
Bishop Rob Wright joined a gathering of students, families, and supporters to officially welcome Maria Croley Madden as St. Martin’s Episcopal School’s new leader.
Christ Church Macon parishioner Evey Wilson Wetherbee said she was thrilled and honored to learn she had been awarded a 2023-2024 Rosalynn Carter Fellow for Mental Health Journalism.
A ministry of love by artist John Seigel was recognized July 30, 2023, as Seigel and his husband, John Tempelton, carried the 1,000th chair he had hand painted and given away down the aisle during the offertory.
At Atlanta’s Emmaus House this summer 65 children participated in the 8th annual Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools® program. The goal of the six-week enrichment program is to develop literate, empowered children in Atlanta’s Peoplestown community.
The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing is seeking a new director as part of a planned transition. The new executive will succeed the Center’s founding Executive Director Dr. Catherine Meeks who will retire at the end of 2023.
The nave of The Cathedral of St. Philip was nearly full on a recent Saturday as 11 priests took their ordination vows, the largest ordination of priests in The Diocese of Atlanta in the past decade.
Members of Christ Church in Norcross offered a welcoming presence on June 1st at the 2nd annual Gwinnett Pride event. Christ Church vestry member Wes Quesenberry, who coordinated the pride event for the church, described his 55-year-old parish as open and affirming.
The Diocese of Atlanta has received a second $100,000 grant from New York’s Trinity Wall Street Episcopal Church to expand its innovative LeadersCARE program for lay leaders in small churches.
On the Sunday afternoon before Juneteenth, the nave of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church was filled with joyful sound. The musical celebration of freedom included the parish choir, solos, spoken word, piano, drum, saxophone, and of course the parish’s beloved Rosales organ.