St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in the Buckhead community of Atlanta defied Diocesan norms when it chose The Rev. Buddy Crawford as rector.
The Diocese of Atlanta gifted equipment to provide for the first electronic communications by its partner diocese. Canon for Digital Evangelism Easton Daivs said “Digital evangelism is one of the most important ways we can reach seekers.”
The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing isn’t missing a beat in transitioning from into new leadership following the retirement of founding executive director, Dr. Catherine Meeks.
On January 27, 2024, Diocesan Bishop Rob Wright commissioned 17 lay ministers from 14 parishes. The Episcopal Church in its Constitution and Canons provides for licensing lay people in a process similar to that for ordained ministry.
Appleton Episcopal Ministries has been awarded a $50,000 planning grant from the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
2023 was a year of challenges. But the year also brought out the best in the people of The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. Here is a sampling of stories from the Diocese.
The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta is experiencing new life through new ministries, confirmations, and ordination.
Christ Church in Norcross also celebrated Our Lady of Guadalupe with a bilingual service with Mariachis. Rev. Guerra, who pastors the Hispanic congregations at St. Bede’s and Christ Church, said Our Lady of Guadalupe is a symbol of religion and national pride to the people of Mexico.
A video tracing the evolution of race relations in the Diocese of Atlanta premiered December 5 at The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing. The 40-minute documentary spans 60 years in which the diocese evolved from keeper of the status quo to champion for inclusion.
Three years after the COVID-19 outbreak disrupted everyone’s life the people of The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta have emerged stronger, more adaptive, and more able to confront epic changes brought by the pandemic.