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The Church of the Atonement Celebrates Easter With a Rebirth of its Own

Apr 12, 2017

As the Easter season nears its apex, one church is celebrating the occasion in more ways than one. Located in High Point, a wooded Sandy Springs neighborhood, the Church of the Atonement is going under a new name that comes with a resurrection for the 50-year-old church. After dwindling to a dozen worshipers a year ago, Highpoint Episcopal Community Church signifies a new beginning with new leadership that puts community above rule-making.

“We’re having a great rebirth,” said Ralph Edwards, a 40-year church member, after a recent Sunday service. “We got roots, and we also have buds.”

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