A Look Back on 2020

AN EXCERPT FROM BISHOP WRIGHT’S ANNUAL COUNCIL ADDRESS “2020 has distinguished itself in heartbreaking ways. The COVID pandemic rages on, the pandemic of racism continues to infect our lives and our institutions, and then there is our political life. What we do know for certain, and vividly so,…

Statement Condemning Political Violence

The following statement was issued January 7, 2021, by The Right Reverend Robert C. Wright, 10th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. Official Statement Yesterday’s events at our National Capitol have shocked, saddened, and infuriated us. We were dismayed to hear those who hold the public trust,…

Halt the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Lease Sale

The Office of Government Relations for The Episcopal Church is asking for help to stop the progression of oil and gas exploration in the critical ecosystem of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The Trump administration announced that it will initiate the process of selling leases to…

A Christmas Message from Bishop Wright

“We couldn’t have imagined a year like this one last Christmas. Everything has changed, but gladly what endures, what continues to bless us, is the music of Christmas…”

The School for Christian Practice Book Study

The first offering of the School for Christian Practice will be a four-week book study to reflect on Diana Butler Bass’s work Christianity After Religion. Our shared conversations and explorations of the book will help us gain a deeper understanding of the challenges facing congregational ministry today. Over…

The Multifaith Initiative to End Mass Incarceration (EMI) Network | Dec 2020 Update

The following information was shared by The Multifaith Initiative to End Mass Incarceration (EMI) Network in the December 2020 Network Update. You can download the original PDF here. The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta is a participant in the EMI network. If you have any questions about the EMI…

Imagine Church — Next Service on January 3

In December, Imagine Church will be taking a break for Christmas, and there will not be a new worship service on December 27. Join us in the New Year for a special Imagine Church service on January 3, 2021. On January 24, we will return to the regular…

Christmas Messages from The Episcopal Diocese 

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s 2020 Christmas Message View the English and Spanish transcripts of the video here. Bishop Wright’s 2020 Christmas Message Bishop Wright’s Christmas message will be shared on December 24 at 1 PM. The video will be posted on our website and social channels. If you…

Congratulations to Carole Maddux and Juan Sandoval

Carole and Juan were both elected for terms on the Board of the Association for Episcopal Deacons (AED). Juan Sandoval, Archdeacon for Deployment in the Diocese of Atlanta, and the Deacon for Hispanic Ministries and Pastoral Care at the Cathedral of St. Philip was elected as one of…

Dr. Beth-Sarah Wright to Preach on Day1

Dr. Beth-Sarah Wright, author of  Dignity: Seven Strategies for Creating Authentic Community is the featured January 3rd preacher on Day1 with host Peter Wallace, the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible online at and by podcast. “Look Again! Choose Dignity,” Wright’s sermon for January 3rd, the…




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