Diocese of Georgia

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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...

March 2, 2015

Dr. Jürgen Moltmann, Kelly Gissendaner and the Rev. Cathy Zappa at Gissendaner’s graduation from Theological Certificate Program. Photo: Diocese of Atlanta

Editor’s note: Georgia Department of Correction officials postponed Kelly Renee Gissendaner’s execution at the last...

April 28, 2014

[Episcopal News Services] Firearms will not be permitted in buildings or on property of any Episcopal church anywhere in the state of Georgia, bishops of the two Georgia dioceses have said.

Diocese of Atlanta Bishop Rob Wright and Diocese of Georgia Bishop Scott Benhase were responding...

January 31, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Georgia] Human suffering is ubiquitous. What makes Jesus’ death on the cross unique is not what humans did to Jesus, but that God responded with love to hate and with life to death.

The Diocese of Georgia is offering video Stations of the Cross that use...

May 3, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Georgia] The Episcopal Diocese of Georgia announced May 3 that the Episcopal Church and it have resolved the remaining issues between them and Christ Church Anglican, the group that separated from the Episcopal Church several years ago but which remained in the...

March 13, 2012

GIPL Executive Director Alexis Chase, left, and members of St. Francis' Church, Macon, pose with the recycled debating trophy the congregation received with their "green" award.

[Diocese of Atlanta] St. Francis’ Episcopal Church, Macon, was named Congregation of the Year by Georgia...

December 13, 2011

[Episcopal Diocese of Georgia] With a transfer of keys, historic Christ Church on Johnson Square in Savannah came back into the possession of Christ Church Episcopal.

On Monday [Dec. 12], Senior Warden Mimi Jones and Junior Warden Margaret Miller met privately with Joan Malley, the...

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