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Episcopal Community Foundation Grants $63,120 to Fight Poverty and Oppression

Today the Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia (ECF) announces it has granted $63,120 to five organizations that are lifting people from poverty and oppression in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. The grants have been made to Agape Youth and Family Center (Atlanta), The DEO Clinic…

Anti-Racism Literature

The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many more have swept the nation and caused a public outcry for justice. It has launched a movement of change for our country and many are responding to the call by asking themselves how they can help. Before…

Help Relieve Medical Debt in Peoplestown

Imagine a scenario where you need medical attention but must choose between going to the doctor or feeding your family. Or another situation in which a single trip to the emergency room ruined your credit rating and sent you into a debilitating debt from which you may never…

The Rev. Michael Mills to preach on Day 1

The Rev. Michael Mills, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Dallas, Tex., is the featured preacher Aug. 9 on Day 1 with host Peter Wallace, the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible online at Day1.org and by podcast. Mills came to the Church…

Email Scams Targeting Our Church Members

Beware of Email Scams It has been brought to our attention that there have been several scam emails being sent to church members in our diocese. Scammers trick you into giving them your money or your personal information. The scammers may appear to be legitimate and may even…

Episcopal Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications for All Grant Programs

The Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia is currently accepting applications for both of our grant programs. Those interested in applying for funding should visit ECFimpact.org/grants for instructions and the link to each application. Applicants are encouraged to contact Executive Director Lindsey Hardegree with any questions…

Appleton Episcopal Ministries Reimagines Summer Literacy

When the COVID-19 pandemic, school closures, and social distancing requirements prevented Appleton Episcopal Ministries from hosting its 4th annual Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School, Appleton leaders reimagined the summer literacy program as Appleton Free to Read Summer. Given the challenge of not being able to reach children through…

New Assignments for Transitional Deacons and Clergy Transitions

Clergy Transitions The Reverend Licia Affer, Rector at St. Anne’s, Atlanta, has been called to serve as Canon to the Ordinary for the Diocese of Southeast Florida. The Reverend Ann Barker from the Diocese of Virginia has been called to serve as Rector of St. Joseph’s, McDonough. The…

The Rev. Dr. Simon Mainwaring at Georgia House of Representatives

On June 20 the Rev. Dr. Simon Mainwaring was the Chaplin of the day for Legislative Day 35. Mainwaring opens the Georgia House Representatives’ legislative session with a moment of reflection and then led the representatives in prayer. He was introduced by Matthew Wilson, Georgia State Representative for…

Reimagining Policing with Province IV Bishops

This online event series is presented by The Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing. The Province IV Bishops are being invited to share their intentions for themselves and their Dioceses as we move forward facing two major pandemics. The first one is systemic racism which has been with…

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In the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing’s Reimaging Policing with Providence IV Bishops: Part One the Bishops discussed issues of systemic racism, current policing practices, the COVID-19 pandemic. You can watch the webinar here: https://t.co/F7PGQFYCo9

In Bishop Wright’s latest podcast, he and special guest Sheffield Hale have a conversation on monuments and symbols. Listen here: https://t.co/a2TJTgFr6k

In the Movements of Faith 5-part video series Bishop Wright dives into reality, greif, hope, faith, and courage and discusses what these movements look and feel like as people of faith. Watch now: https://t.co/BFsfhef75R

This Tuesday is Reimagining Policing with Province IV Bishops Part - Two. The Bishops will discuss issues of systemic racism, current policing practices, the COVID-19 pandemic, and more. Register here: https://t.co/pOldQiph7D

Today’s episode of For People features special guest Sheffield Hale, President and CEO of the @ATLHistCenter. Bishop Wright and Sheffield Hale have a conversation on the history of monuments and symbols. Listen to the new episode here: https://t.co/a2TJTgFr6k

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