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Inspiritus Advocates for Social Justice

The Georgia Interfaith Public Policy Center calls for passage of The Georgia Hate Crimes Bill also referred to as HB 426. The Center has released a Statement Against Racism and Violence condemning the use of violence against peaceful protesters and declaring their commitment to achieving racial justice and…

For People Podcast Introduces New Host

Matthew Bowers, host of For People with Bishop Rob Wright will be leaving us to answer his call to serve as the Director of Youth Ministry and Programming for the Diocese of South Florida. Matthew, thank you for being our dedicated host since the premiere of this podcast…

Statement from the Province IV Bishops of The Episcopal Church

We, the Bishops of The Episcopal Church in Province IV, lead dioceses most of which were historically part of the states of the old Confederacy. As bishops in this region, we are well aware of the historic persistence of racism toward our black sisters and brothers. While such…

Statement on the Murder of George Floyd and The Resulting Demonstrations in Atlanta and Elsewhere

The Right Reverend Robert C. Wright, 10th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta on Saturday issued the following statement in response to the killing by police of George Floyd. Official Statment From the founding of our country, we have had a white supremacy problem. In three vivid…

Diocesan Mentoring Program Doesn’t Let COVID-19 Block Contact with Kids in Need

Path To Shine®, a mentoring program of the Diocese of Atlanta serving young at-risk children, was threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic shut-down. Founding Director Deacon Lesley-Ann Drake said the need to shelter in place effectively closed the program built on personal contact between mentors and their children. But,…

Our Response to the President Urging Houses of Worship Be Reopened

On Saturday our Diocese issued the following statement in response to the President’s comments on Friday, deeming churches and other houses of worship “essential.” Official Statement  A COVID-19 task force of clergy, legal, financial and public health experts is studying the complex issues affecting our 117 worshiping communities,…

Boyce L. Ansley School Announces New Location

The Boyce L. Ansley School, a tuition free, private school for children of families who have experienced homelessness, is moving to a larger location. The school is leasing the first floor of 120 Ralph McGill Boulevard beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. The 12,000 square foot facility is…

St. Anne’s Annual Summer Book Discussion Group Returns

St. Anne’s popular Summer Book Discussion Group returns May 31!  Sunday mornings, 9:00 a.m. via Zoom. We’ll discuss two books about getting to know the Bible, “a living, breathing, captivating, and confounding book that is able to equip us to join God’s loving and redemptive work in the…

Atlanta History Museum Corona Collective: Calling for Submissions of Stories

Decades from now today’s children will tell their children and grandchildren about the time of COVID-19, a defining interruption of ordinary life in their formative years. Officials of the Atlanta History Center, realizing that, want to capture first-hand accounts of this strange period. The center is collecting audio,…

Peter Wallace to Preach on ‘Day 1’

The Rev. Peter M. Wallace, host and executive producer of Day 1, is the featured preacher June 14 on “Day 1,” the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible as a podcast and online at Day1.org. Wallace has served with the Alliance for Christian Media, parent company of…

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Joyful worship does not take place at a place or a time. It is up to ourselves to bring the joy and share it amongst ourselves.

In this episode, Bishop Wright is joined by special guest @JimWallis. They discuss the current state of the country and explore the narratives of COVID-19 and racism. Listen here: https://t.co/BoFfPeoC96

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Congratulations to Kim Jackson on becoming the Georgia State Senate Democratic Nominee for District 41. During this pandemic Rev. Kim Jackson is focused on protecting vulnerable members of her congregation. Read full article by @NBC’ News here: https://t.co/KwA7Di9Mvi

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