Diocese of Atlanta

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June 25, 2013

From left, the Rev. Shirley Porter, the Rev. Arlette Benoit, Bishop Rob Wright, Bishop Keith Whitmore, the Rev. Jody Greenwood and the Rev. Robert Fowler.

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Bishop Rob Wright ordained four new Episcopal priests – three women and one man – during a...

April 18, 2013

[Episcopal Relief & Development -- Web Feature] Atlanta has played a major part in the fight against malaria, both historically in the United States and now as a major force in the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund, Episcopal Relief & Development’s church-wide, grassroots effort to raise...

March 12, 2013

[Emory — Press Release] Candler School of Theology at Emory University has named the Rt. Reverend Keith B. Whitmore, assistant bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, as director of its Episcopal Studies Program. Whitmore has served as interim program director since August 2012 and...

March 5, 2013

Deacon Lesley-Ann Drake, who founded Path To Shine, tutors students in the Smyrna, Ga., after-school enrichment class sponsored by the Iglesia de San Benedicto, a Spanish-speaking Episcopal congregation. Twenty students are served currently, and there is a waiting list. Photo/Path To...

February 21, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Bishop Rob Wright opened a session of the Georgia House of Representatives by speaking out on issues important to Episcopalians and other people of faith.

After meeting with House Speaker David Ralston and being introduced by Rep. Mary Margaret...

December 20, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Worshipers at Episcopal Churches in middle and north Georgia on Sunday will be asked to join Episcopalians nationwide in working to reverse the country’s culture of violence.

The Rt. Rev. Rob Wright, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, on...

October 15, 2012

Bishop of San Joaquin Chester Talton, the Wright family, Jordan; Emmanuel, Selah, Beth-Sarah, Noah, Moses-Daniel and Bishop Wright; ELCA Bishop Julian Gordy (of the Southeast Synod) and Georgia Bishop Scott Benhase. Photo/C Brown photo

[Diocese of Atlanta] The ordination Oct. 13...

June 2, 2012

The Very Rev. Robert C. Wright

[Episcopal News Service] The Very Rev. Robert C. Wright was elected on June 2 to be the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta.

Wright, 48, rector of St. Paul’s Church, Atlanta, was elected on the third ballot out of a field of six...

May 22, 2012

[Episcopal Relief & Development] This month’s Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development focuses on the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta’s efforts to engage congregations and communities in the fight against malaria through the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund.  The feature especially...

March 19, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Martha N. Macgill, 54, rector of Memorial Episcopal Church in Baltimore, Maryland, has been nominated by petition and added to a slate of five priests already chosen to stand for election as the Diocese of Atlanta’s next bishop.

The other...

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