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Episcopal Parish Fundraising Results in Hunger-Related Grants for Toco Hills Community Alliance and Local Ministries

On March 15, 2020, the Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia (ECF) partnered with the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) and local faith organizations for the 36th Annual Hunger Walk Run. Earlier that week, with COVID-19 beginning to spread in Georgia communities, ACFB made the decision…

Stations of the Cross Outdoor Installation

A unique Stations of the Cross for pandemic days has been installed around the campus of Grace Church in Gainesville. Rector Stuart Higginbotham wrote to the parish, “While we grieve that we cannot pray inside our building in our typical ways, we also realize that the Spirit gives…

Documentaries on Dismantling Racism

If you’re looking for ways to learn more about racial injustice here are three critically acclaimed documentaries you can stream right now. These documentaries look at the history of racism in America, racial inequality, and the civil rights movement. John Lewis: Good Trouble Using interviews and rare archival…

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…

Dismantling 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…

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Community Organized Relief Effort, @CoreResponse, is offering free COVID-19 testing throughout Georgia. Locations change weekly. Locations change weekly. Learn more here: https://t.co/2WhkUJIq2C

In part 2 of this 2 part discussion, Bishop Rob Wright and special guest Barbara Brown Tayor continue their discussion on Encountering God in the World. Listen here: https://t.co/ho44fBJeme

Imagine Church continues with a new worship service video this Sunday at 7 PM. Through music, visual art, & spoken word, Imagine Church gives online worship the familiar & spiritual experience we’ve all been missing. Learn more: https://t.co/4VLMnXOScd

Last week, Dr. Catherine Meeks, executive director of the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing, spoke with @wsbtv about the changing conversations on policing and what the Center is doing to dismantle racism.
Watch the interview here: https://t.co/4YAXfhB2n1

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide can affect anyone, no matter age or background. If you or someone you know needs help or just someone to talk to, here are some helpful resources: https://t.co/gJGYutz3Gj
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