The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Dean Sam Candler

Rob Radtke to Preach and Speak

Next Sunday, January 26, Dean Sam Candler welcomes Dr. Rob Radtke, president and CEO of Episcopal Relief & Development, to preach and speak about the organization. For over 75 years, Episcopal Relief & Development has been working together with supporters and partners for lasting change around the world. Each year the organization facilitates healthier, more fulfilling lives for more than three million people struggling with hunger, poverty, disaster and disease. Inspired by Jesus’ words in Matthew 25, Episcopal Relief & Development leverages the expertise and resources of Anglican and other partners to deliver measurable and sustainable change in three signature program areas: women, children, and climate. Dr. Radtke will preach at the 7:45 a.m., 8:45 a.m., and 11:15 a.m. services, and speak in Child Hall at 10:10 a.m.

Tracey Lind to Speak on Dementia from the Inside Out

On Sunday, April 7 at 10:10 a.m., the Very Rev. Tracey Lind will speak at the Dean’s Forum on the spirituality of dementia. Tracey and her spouse Emily Ingalls are traveling across North America sharing the insights they’ve gained from a life complicated by dementia. A retired Episcopal priest and city planner, Tracey was diagnosed with the early stages of Frontotemporal Degeneration in 2016. Emily, who spent more than 20 years in commercial real estate and project management, now considers herself Chief Logistics Officer, responsible for managing a life and home turned upside down by this disease.

Special Inauguration Day Prayer Service – Monday, January 14, 2019

The Cathedral of St. Philip is honored to have been asked to host the Inauguration Day Prayer Service for the Governor-Elect of Georgia, Brian Kemp, on Monday, January 14, 2019; and I am glad to have agreed to host prayer on that special day. However, with the need for very close security, only ticketed guests and cathedral entity staff members will have access to the building that morning. Interested citizens and parishioners can watch the service televised on the Georgia Public Broadcasting network. The wonderful Cathedral Preschool and Cathedral Book Store will both be closed.

The Cathedral Welcomes Bishop Neil Alexander this Sunday

This Sunday, March 5, we welcome the Right Rev. J. Neil Alexander, Th.D, D.D., as guest speaker at the Dean’s Forum at 10:10 a.m. in Child Hall, giving a presentation titled “The Birthright of the Baptized: Growing in Faith From the Cradle to the Grave.” He will also serve as litanist at the 8:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services. Bishop Alexander, who served as bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta from 2001 to 2012, is the dean of the School of Theology at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee.

Dean's Women's Bible Study - Summer 2016

This summer, the Dean's Women's Bible Study will read Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi by Amy-Jill Levine. Levine is a professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University. She is an engaging teacher and writer (you might have heard/seen her lecturing here in town or in one of the Great Courses series). The book offers fresh studies of parables we have all heard many times, seeking to show us how to hear these stories “through an imagined set of first-century Jewish ears” (as Jesus’ listeners would have heard them), and how to translate them so that they can be heard still speaking today.

Dr. Abbas Barzegar to Speak on "Stewards of the Earth: Islamic Political Activism in the Modern Age" this Sunday

This Sunday, February 7, the Dean's Forum will host Old Fashioned Sunday School and their guest speaker, Dr. Abbas Barzegar, in Child Hall. Dr. Barzegar, who is a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, an Assistant Professor of Islam at Georgia State University, and co-director of the Civic Approaches to Conflict Resolution initiative, will give a special presentation on “Stewards of the Earth: Islamic Political Activism in the Modern Age.”

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