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Women’s Lenten Retreat: Altars and Altered

Cathedral women, along with women friends or relatives, are invited to attend our annual Lenten Retreat, March 13-15 at St. Mary’s Sewanee in Tennessee. As we weather transformations in our lives, it is important to remember and revisit our sacred core with intention. This weekend we will explore altars. What are they for? How do they ground us? What can they look like? And we will build altars—sacred spaces to visit within ourselves and outside ourselves. In the beautiful setting of St. Mary’s Sewanee, there will be plenty of time to rest, play, enjoy the outdoors, and be in fellowship with God and one another.

Myths America Lives By: A Dialogue on White Supremacy

Please come on Saturday, February 1 for what promises to be a scintillating and thought-provoking dialogue followed by group conversation, taking place from 10 a.m. – noon in Child Hall. The point of departure will be Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories that Give Us Meaning, the path-breaking work by Richard T. Hughes PhD, scholar-in-residence in the College of Bible and Ministry at Lipscomb University. Dr. Hughes will be joined by the Rev. Dr. Thee Smith.

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.

Taizé Prayer - January 2020

Come to Taizé Prayer at 8 p.m. on Monday, January 20 in Mikell Chapel to remember the life and ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to pray for continued racial healing. Originating in Taizé, France, this simple service of scripture, music and candlelight will bring a beautiful and prayerful close to your Monday. The Indoor Labyrinth will not be available before Taizé this month, but will resume on the third Monday of February (and continue on Sunday afternoons).

The Camels are Coming: St. Veronica's Epiphany Toiletry Drive

The Epiphany camels are coming to the Atrium January 5-12 to collect your donations of personal care items for the four Atlanta ministries St. Veronica’s Guild supports. As the Wise Men on their camels brought gifts for the Christ Child, follow the camels and bring your gifts of new, unopened individual and family size items. Your gifts will help low income women, men, and children served by Emmaus House, Crossroads Community Ministries, Holy Comforter Church Friendship Center, and Church of the Common Ground. The wise women of St. Veronica’s Guild welcome all unopened personal care items you get when you travel or shop this holiday season.

The Gathering 2020

The Cathedral of St. Philip is only as fabulous as the people who create our community and make it sacred. Following Evensong on Sunday, January 12, we want to give thanks for our LGBTQ community. January 12 is the feast day St. Aelred of Rievaulx, whose theological writings both shaped the church and lifted up the beauty of same-sex relationships. Join us in giving thanks for our gay friends! All are welcome. Gay, straight, questioning—just come as the fullest expression of who God created you to be. Contact Canon Lauren Holder, lholder@cathedralATL.org or 404-365-1036, with any questions.

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