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Observing Juneteenth

"Today is Juneteenth! Today we celebrate the gift of freedom though delayed but not denied. Nearly two years after the Emancipation Proclamation the news of freedom came to 250,000 people in Galveston, Texas. The Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing here in...

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The Urgent Need for Mental Health Awareness in the Church

We must equip our clergy with the necessary skills to identify signs and symptoms of mental health issues and to respond effectively to these indicators. In an effort to do so, General Convention 80 directed the Task Force on Individuals with Mental Illness to develop a comprehensive curriculum for clergy in mental health awareness.

Backpack Buddies, St. Paul’s Newnan Strive to End Childhood Hunger

Volunteers from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church helped Backpack Buddies pack and deliver more than 500 bags of food to underprivileged children in Coweta County… The volunteers packed bags full of various food items from community donations or the Atlanta Food Bank and purchased them from Sam’s Club.

All Saints Warner Robins Makes Significant Donation to Homeless Shelter

The city of Warner Robins’ ongoing homelessness outreach initiative had a divinely timed gift at their last council meeting. On Jan. 16, the city received a gift from All Saints Episcopal Church: 200 bags filled with hygiene items, warm accessories like scarves, gloves, and hats, as well as hand warmers.

Candler Honors Two with Dean’s Medal in 2023

Candler Dean Jan Love awarded two Dean’s Medals in 2023, recognizing The Rev. Canon P. Lang Lowrey III 04T and Dr. Walker Ray 62C 65M 68MR for their remarkable commitment and contributions to the school.

Craig Melvin’s Family Home Repurposed as Transitional Housing

A house that has been in Craig Melvin’s family since it was built in 1950 was put up for auction to pay for medical bills — but Craig’s family bought it to keep it in the family. They decided it could be put to a greater purpose and it’s being leased to a nonprofit called Family Promise to provide transitional housing for families in need.

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Jesus shows us that we can trust in the promise of God’s presence in our lives. He shows us that with God, all is possible. And what about us? Will we choose to trust in God?

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In Ephesians, Paul praises God who is eternally and incontrovertibly for us. For us. God is for us. So much so that God blesses us, chooses us, adopts us, destines us, redeems us, forgives us.

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The point, process and net effect of the Gospel of Jesus Christ working in us and through us is freedom. Freedom! Freedom from self-centeredness. Freedom from avarice. Freedom from fear. Freedom from fear of death. Freedom from hate. Freedom from isolation. Freedom...

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For People, is a conversation in which Bishop Rob Wright meets listeners at the crossroads of faith and life to explore the challenges of an ever-changing world. Listen in to find out how he expands on For Faith, drawing inspiration from the life of Jesus to answer 21st-century questions.

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For People Welcomes The Rev. Rhett Solomon

For People Welcomes The Rev. Rhett Solomon

Join us as we welcome The Rev. Rhett Solomon, Associate Rector at Holy Trinity Parish in Decatur, Georgia. to share his inspiring journey from the Baptist Church to The Episcopal Church.