Bishops & Staff

Bishops


The Right Rev. Robert Wright

Bishop
bishopwright@episcopalatlanta.org
(404) 601-5340

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.

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The Right Rev. Don Wimberly

Assisting Bishop

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

Assisting Bishop

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.

Retired Bishops


The Right Rev. Frank Allan
8th Bishop, Deceased
The Right Rev. Neil Alexander
9th Bishop, Retired

Canons


The Rev. Canon Alicia Schuster-Weltner
Canon to the Ordinary
The Rev. Canon Lang Lowrey
Canon for Christian Enterprise
The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey
Canon for Ministry
Padre Isaías Rodríguez
Canon and Missioner for Hispanic Ministries
Bonnie Burgess
Canon for Administration and Finance
The Rev. Canon John Bolton
Canon Chaplain for Clergy

Archdeacons


The Venerable Juan Sandoval
Archdeacon for Deployment
The Venerable Janet Tidwell
Archdeacon for Formation
The Venerable Carole Maddux
Archdeacon for Discernment

Staff


Mark Barnes
Finance Associate
Sally Benton
Assistant to Director of Youth, Young Adult & Campus Ministries
sbenton@episcopalatlanta.org
Kei Breedlove
Bishops’ Executive Assistant
Wynn Callaway
Director of Administration
Easton Davis
Director of Youth, Young Adult & Campus Ministries
Lindsey Hardegee
Executive Director of Episcopal Community Foundation
lhardegree@episcopalatlanta.org
(404) 601-5362 Ext 105
Carmen Holman
Assistant to the Canon to the Ordinary
Mary Job
Receptionist and Office Assistant
Catherine Meeks
Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing
The Rev. Dr. Donna Mote
Missioner for Engagement and Innovation
Eleni Papadakis
Associate Director of Finance
Don Plummer
Media and Community Relations

dplummer@episcopalatlanta.org
(770) 695-6260

Deborah Silver
Director of Safe Church Programs
Sally Ulrey
Missioner for Congregational Vitality