Bishops & Staff


The Right Rev. Robert Wright

(404) 601-5340

The Rt Rev. Robert Wright became the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta in 2012. Since his election, he has been a vocal and active leader in the community, addressing Georgia legislature about gun control, advocating against the death penalty, and supporting programs for underprivileged youth. He teaches about the importance of love and of justice and continues to lead the diocese to be one of service and faith and always on the mission for the Kingdom of God.

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The Right Rev. Don Wimberly

Assisting Bishop

The Right Rev. Don A. Wimberly is retired from full-time ministry and lives in Roswell, Ga., with his wife, Wendy. He is the former diocesan bishop of two Episcopal dioceses: Texas and Lexington, Ky. Wimberly was ordained to the priesthood in 1971 and served parishes in New York, Louisiana, Kansas and Florida before becoming bishop of the Diocese of Lexington. He then served as assistant bishop in Texas for three years before his 2002 election as bishop of the Diocese of Texas. He served in that role for 7 years.

Born in Baton Rouge, La., in 1937, he attended Louisiana State University and later earned a master of divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary. He holds doctor of divinity degrees from VTS and the University of the South, Sewanee, where he served as chancellor from 1997 to 2003.

The Wimberlys have two children who live in the Atlanta area and two grandchildren.

The Right Rev. Paul E. Lambert

Assisting Bishop

The Right Rev. Paul E. Lambert is the retired Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Dallas. After he retired, he and his wife Sally moved to Mont Eagle, TN to be closer to their family. He assists with Episcopal visitations to parishes in the Diocese of Atlanta.

Born in Reno, Nevada in 1950, he holds a Bachelor of Arts from California State University and a Master of Divinity from Nashotah House. Lambert served parishes in California, Kansas and Texas and as Canon to the Ordinary before being elected Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Dallas in 2008. He served on numerous committees and commissions in the Diocese of Dallas and has served as a Deputy to General Convention and on the Interim Committee on the State of the Church for the House of Deputies and as a member of the Committee on Social and Urban Affairs.

The Lamberts have three children and five grandchildren.

Retired Bishops

The Right Rev. Frank Allan
8th Bishop, Deceased
The Right Rev. Neil Alexander
9th Bishop, Retired


The Rev. Canon Alicia Schuster-Weltner
Canon to the Ordinary
The Rev. Canon Lang Lowrey
Canon for Christian Enterprise
The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey
Canon for Ministry
Padre Isaías Rodríguez
Canon for Hispanic Ministries
The Rev. Canon John Bolton
Canon Chaplain for Clergy
Barbara Villaescusa Schroeder
Canon for Administration and Finance
Easton Davis
Canon for Communications and Digital Evangelism


The Venerable Juan Sandoval
Archdeacon for Deployment
The Venerable Janet Tidwell
Archdeacon for Formation
The Venerable Carole Maddux
Archdeacon for Discernment


Wynn Callaway
Director of Administration
Eleni Papadakis
Associate Director of Finance
Lindsey Hardegee
Executive Director of Episcopal Community Foundation
(404) 601-5362 Ext 105
Sally Ulrey
Missioner for Congregational Vitality
Kei Breedlove
Bishops’ Executive Assistant
Carmen Holman
Assistant to the Canon to the Ordinary
Holle Tubbs
Youth Missioner
(206) 498-1637

Don Plummer
Community Engagement and Media Relations
(770) 695-6260

The Rev. Dr. Deborah Silver
Director of Safe Church Programs
Dr. Catherine Meeks
Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing

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