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March 28, 2018

Diocese of Atlanta Bishop Robert C. Wright speaks to clergy and laity at a renewal of vows services held at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Photo: Diocese of Atlanta

[Diocese of Atlanta] Clergy and laity of the Diocese of Atlanta gathered this...

February 11, 2018

Diocese of Atlanta Bishop Robert Wright, center, joins an anti-death penalty demonstration in 2014 outside the prison in Jackson, Georgia, where state executions are carried out. Photo: Diocese of Atlanta.

[Episcopal News Service] The death penalty was...

January 22, 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 15, 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 25, 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 17, 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 19, 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 15, 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...

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