Diocese of Georgia

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March 13, 2019

In 2017, UTO awarded a grant to develop Epiphany, a new worshipping community in Savannah, Georgia that collaborates with grassroots organizers as a means of community-building, mission development, and development of new evangelistic methods. This new ministry will benefit the broader...

April 3, 2018

By: Christopher Sikkema

In January 2018, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia hosted Fearless Faith, Boundless Love, a revival and celebration of the ministry of a Saint of Georgia, Deaconess Anna Alexander. I sat down with Ms. Zora Nobles, whose father was a student of the Deaconess at her church and school in Pennick...

January 25, 2018

By: Molly Stevenson, from the Diocese of Georgia

I attended an Episcopal Revival last weekend. WHAT?! Liturgical churches don’t do revivals! Can you say, "oxymoron?"

But not really, if you think about it.

We are a resurrection people. Raised from the dead. Brought to life again. Restored. Filled with hope. Revived! Makes sense...

January 24, 2018

By: Jeremy Tackett, Digital Evangelist

"'Be Prepared.' The meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise." - Robert Baden-Powell

I grew up with this motto, "Be Prepared.", as a centering principle...

January 24, 2018

By: Christopher Sikkema

Deaconess Alexander was an extraordinary person.

A focus of the weekend, along with a general renewal of spirit and revival of our faith, was the life and ministry of Deaconess Anna Alexander. The deaconess was born in 1865 to recently emancipated slaves on Butler Plantation in McIntosh County...

January 24, 2018

By: Katelyn Kenney

As the Diocese of Georgia anticipates their Revival, United Thank Offering grant sites within the diocese are already hard at work reviving their communities in a number of capacities. Two grant sites in particular, Epiphany Community Organizing and Revival host Honey Creek Retreat Center, take...

December 3, 2017

Bishop Scott Benhase poses near the 32nd marker on the state’s Civil Rights Trail with the Rev. Michael White, left, rector of Christ Church and Stephen Williams, senior pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Savannah. Photo: Anna Iredale

[Episcopal Diocese of...

September 17, 2017

Thirty volunteers from the Diocese of Georgia spent Sept. 16 to 17 at the Honey Creek Retreat Center clearing debris left by Hurricane Irma. Photo: Frank Logue

[Episcopal Diocese of Georgia] Some 1,300 people were scheduled to arrive on Honey Creek Retreat Center’s grounds on Sept. 17...

November 16, 2016

[Diocese of Georgia] The Diocese of Georgia mourns the death of the Rt. Rev. Harry Woolston Shipps, the eighth bishop of Georgia (1983-1994). He died the morning of Nov. 17 with his beloved wife, Louise, by his side. A Requiem Eucharist for Shipps will be held at the Collegiate Church of St....

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Georgia] The Anglican Communion Primates have spoken through their vote. We respect their position, yet we are a communion of independent churches. Their voice, while important, has no effect on the mission of the Diocese of Georgia. We will continue to proclaim and seek...

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On January 20th, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia will host Fearless Faith, Boundless Love

The Episcopal Diocese of Georgia Camp and Conference Center is located on Honey Creek in Camden