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January 23, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Episcopal Bishop Robert Wright has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Georgia’s Committee on Justice For Children.

Wright, bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta, is the only faith leader on the 29-member committee charged with improving justice for children...

January 16, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland] The Rev. Angela F. Shepherd, canon for mission in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, will be the new rector of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta.

“We at St. Bartholomew’s, Atlanta are joyful and beyond delighted to welcome Canon Shepherd as our...

April 26, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta press release] The Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia, or ECF, has announced $26,000 in anti-hunger grants from proceeds of its 33rd Annual Hunger Walk/Run, held in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and local faith...

February 10, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Diocese of Atlanta Bishop Robert C. Wright spent Ash Wednesday greeting immigrants and encouraging people experiencing homelessness.

Wright began the day welcoming new immigrants prior to a naturalization ceremony at the Georgia State Capitol. The...

December 18, 2015

This article is part of an ongoing series exploring the response to the global refugee crisis by The Episcopal Church and its ecumenical and interfaith partners. Other articles in the series are available here.

[Episcopal News Service] It may be the first Christmas party ever for about...

August 20, 2015

[Diocese of Atlanta — Gainesville, Georgia] A near-capacity crowd of about 300 gathered on a recent Wednesday evening at Grace Episcopal Church to hear local pastors of different denominations explore ways their faith groups respond to social and legal challenges from the secular community....

July 21, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] The Rt. Rev. Milton LeGrand Wood III died peacefully in his home on July 16

Born in Selma, Alabama, on Aug. 21, 1922, he grew up in Montgomery as the only son of Milton Legrand Wood Jr. and Roberta Hawkins Wood. After graduating from Sidney Lanier...

July 16, 2015

[Diocese of Atlanta] A church arson fire in the central Georgia city of Macon has prompted Episcopal clergy in the area to sponsor a special offering to help rebuild the church and other similarly victimized congregations.

“We are asking all 11 parishes in the Macon Convocation to take...

June 24, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] In response to Pope Francis’ recent call for “all people of goodwill” to mitigate human-induced climate change and respond to environmental degradation members of Georgia’s faith leadership and scientific and environmental communities gathered at St. Timothy’s...

February 11, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Death penalty opponents this week asked lawmakers to bring Georgia into line with all other states for how the state determines whether death row inmates are intellectually disabled.

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2002 that it is unconstitutional to...

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