Bishops & Staff
The Right Rev. Robert Wright
The Rt Rev. Robert Wright became the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta in 2012. Since his election, he has been a vocal and active leader in the community, addressing Georgia legislature about gun control, advocating against the death penalty, and supporting programs for underprivileged youth. He teaches about the importance of love and of justice and continues to lead the diocese to be one of service and faith and always on the mission for the Kingdom of God.
The Right Rev. Don Wimberly
The Right Rev. Don A. Wimberly is retired from full-time ministry and lives in Roswell, Ga., with his wife, Wendy. He is the former diocesan bishop of two Episcopal dioceses: Texas and Lexington, Ky. Wimberly was ordained to the priesthood in 1971 and served parishes in New York, Louisiana, Kansas and Florida before becoming bishop of the Diocese of Lexington. He then served as assistant bishop in Texas for three years before his 2002 election as bishop of the Diocese of Texas. He served in that role for 7 years.
Born in Baton Rouge, La., in 1937, he attended Louisiana State University and later earned a master of divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary. He holds doctor of divinity degrees from VTS and the University of the South, Sewanee, where he served as chancellor from 1997 to 2003.
The Wimberlys have two children who live in the Atlanta area and two grandchildren.
The Right Rev. Paul E. Lambert
The Right Rev. Paul E. Lambert is the retired Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Dallas. After he retired, he and his wife Sally moved to Mont Eagle, TN to be closer to their family. He assists with Episcopal visitations to parishes in the Diocese of Atlanta.
Born in Reno, Nevada in 1950, he holds a Bachelor of Arts from California State University and a Master of Divinity from Nashotah House. Lambert served parishes in California, Kansas and Texas and as Canon to the Ordinary before being elected Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Dallas in 2008. He served on numerous committees and commissions in the Diocese of Dallas and has served as a Deputy to General Convention and on the Interim Committee on the State of the Church for the House of Deputies and as a member of the Committee on Social and Urban Affairs.
The Lamberts have three children and five grandchildren.