The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation is helping a Ukrainian family reunite and find safety from war. The Church is providing housing, transportation and connecting the family to refugee services.
Bishop Rob Wright on January 28 commissioned lay ministers from 14 parishes. Seven were licensed to serve throughout the Diocese of Atlanta as preachers, worship leaders, eucharistic ministers, eucharistic visitors, and catechists. Seven others were commissioned by Bishop Wright to serve as lay pastoral caregivers in their home parishes.
When a tornado ripped through the middle of Georgia, St. George’s Episcopal Church rose to the moment and served its neighbors well, providing meals and cleaning up damage.
Following a national conference on ways people of faith can work to end mass incarceration, Episcopalians gathered at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta to identify concrete actions to reduce the number of people harmed by our nation’s criminal justice system.
2022 was a year that brought a return to in-person worship and gatherings, recognition of racial healing work, new ministries, and educational resources in The Diocese of Atlanta. This is a collection of stories looking back on the year.
St. Teresa’s Episcopal Church’s 12th Annual Live Nativity Celebration on December 17th drew hundreds of visitors from the sprawling northwest Cobb Brookstone development and beyond.
While there are other Episcopal priests in the Diocese who serve as chaplains to police and fire, hospitals, schools, and retirement homes, Anderson is one of only two focused on the military.
In Athens, Emmanuel Episcopal Church celebrated the Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe with a bilingual service attended by about 160 that included Aztec dancers and was followed by a potluck supper of Mexican dishes, said the Rev. Samuel Porras.
After two years of pandemic-induced online sessions, Episcopalians from throughout Middle and North Georgia gathered in person on November 11 and 12 for the 116th Annual Council of the Diocese of Atlanta.
The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta seized the opportunity offered by this year’s resumption of in-person Pride Week to increase its longstanding support with new print ads, videos, and banners.