Diocese of Atlanta

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May 31, 2009

The Diocese of Atlanta explored paths to racial reconciliation May 30, in a special conference at the Cathedral of St. Philip. Participants shared stories about segregation, discrimination, and slavery; speakers such as human rights advocate Ruby Sales offered inspiration, and some 100...

November 3, 2008

With cars and buses whizzing by on a downtown Atlanta thoroughfare, a dozen Episcopal clergy, a mitered bishop and a homeless man gathered in a city park on an autumn afternoon around Robert Book to consecrate him a priest. Book is known as "Pastor Bob" to members of the Church of the Common...

September 1, 2008

The first day of school can be a scary experience for students of all ages, but often, our little ones experience an inordinate amount of stress when leaving home and heading into the unknown. One's faith community can be a source of strength and encouragement when the school year begins again...

March 31, 2008

Because it's often described as the "king of instruments," it's little wonder that parishioners of Grace Episcopal Church in Gainesville, Georgia, northeast of Atlanta, watched on computer screens for weeks as a stationary camera recorded the installation of their new pipe organ.

The...

March 10, 2008

The Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore, bishop of the Wisconsin-based Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire, has been named assistant bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta. Whitmore is expected begin his new role after Easter.

"I am delighted that Bishop Whitmore will be joining us in the Diocese of Atlanta...

January 10, 2008

At a time when attendance in America's mainline churches seems to be at an all time low, the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta is planting new parishes at the rate of nearly one a year.

On January 13, an estimated 200 people are expected to worship at St. Benedict's Episcopal Church in New...

December 13, 2007

During a parish retreat Brad Phillips, a music minister for more than 20 years, assigned participants to go on a treasure hunt for unconventional percussive instruments. They brought back cooking utensils, bars of soap, rocks, even a toaster.

Other times percussion instruments have been...

December 3, 2007

"Love Made Manifest: Advent & Christmas Meditations on Global Poverty" is a 40-page booklet published by the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta's Millennium Development Goals Task Force. The booklet can be accessed in PDF format, both in its entirety and in daily installments,...

November 11, 2007

Bringing to a close a year of centennial celebration, Bishop J. Neil Alexander announced a new five-point vision for the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta at the 101st Annual Council meeting November 9-10 at the Cathedral of St. Philip.

During his annual address to council, he charged 540...

November 12, 2006

Bishop J. Neil Alexander called Episcopalians in north and middle Georgia to celebrate the Diocese of Atlanta's 100th anniversary with worship and outreach efforts that will grow the church and call people from the margins to the center.

 

"I believe the Episcopal Church has a...

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