On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, Bishop Wright convened a group of lay and clergy from across the Diocese and appointed them as the Vitality Advisory Team (VAT).
The VAT will partner with the Bishop and Canon for Congregational Vitality to increase the spiritual maturity of worshipping communities of the Diocese of Atlanta by:
- Analyzing parochial reports (plus the 5th page) in order to identify congregation specific vitality initiatives.
- Producing and presenting reports and other relevant materials on congregational vitality at Annual Council and Clergy Conference.
- Convening and presenting findings as necessary, to fellow members of the diocese.
TEAM MEMBERS INCLUDE:
The Rev. Mandy Brady (Canterbury Court)
Mr. Mallard Benton (St. Matthew’s, Snellville)
The Rev. Grace Burton-Edwards (St. Thomas, Columbus)
Mrs. Joan Curtis (St. Gregory’s, Athens)
The Rev. Tim Graham (Trinity, Columbus)
The Rev. Jeff Jackson (St. Margaret’s, Carrollton)
The Rev. Simon Mainwaring (All Saints, Atlanta)
The Rev. Tom Pumphrey, Chair (St. Peter & St. St. Paul, Marietta)
Mr. Bob Stecher (St. Aidan’s, Milton)
Mr. Mal Underwood (Ascension, Cartersville)