Conversations with our Priests
Welcome to Conversations with our Priests! Cathedral Bookstore is proud to announce our live, recurring, and virtual series, "Conversations with Our Priests". It began August 27, 2020 and occurs each week at 7PM. In each edition, we pair two priests from within the Dioceses to discuss how, in these times of vast changes, we can persevere through our struggles, growing both as a community and as individuals.
How To Participate:
It's free to attend and there's no registration required; all you need to do on any Thursday at 7 PM is click the link below:
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2021 Past Conversations with our Priests:
January 21 -The Venerable Archdeacon Carole Maddux and The Rev. Deacon Geoffrey T. Smith, Chief Operating Officer of the Episcopal Church Discussion Topic: the role of Deacons as advocates and advocacy leaders in the church
January 28 -The Rev. Dr. Stefanie Taylor of St. Martin in the Field and The Rev. David Wagner of Holy Innocents School Discussion Topic: Episcopal schools and ministering in a community of non-Episcopalians
February 25 - The Rev. Donna Mote of the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab and The Rev. M. Edwin Beckham of Church of the Good Shepherd Discussion Topic: Re-imagining Policing and Public Safety through Cultivating Relationships with Law Enforcement see resources
March 4 - RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 25
March 11 -The Rev. John Foster Herring of St. Peter's and The Rev. Nikki Mathis of St. Gregory the Great Discussion Topic: Pastoral Care through Liturgy
April 1 Happy Easter; See You Next WeekApril 8 - The Rev. Julia Mitchener of Cathedral of St. Philip and The Venerable Janet Tidwell of the Diocese of Atlanta Discussion Topic: PART 2: Brave Enough to Speak: Two Women Talk about Race see resources
April 15 -
April 22 - Deacon Debra Aring and Mary Catherine Johnson, Director of New Hope House Discussion Topic: The Death Penalty see resources
August 27 -The Rev. Dr. Horace L. Griffin of St. Luke’s and The Rev. Canon Cathy Zappa of Cathedral of St. Philip Discussion Topic: Grieving During a Pandemic
September 17 -The Rev. Nikki Mathis of St. Gregory the Great and The Rev. Dr. Stuart Higganbotham of Grace Episcopal Church Discussion Topic: Where do we experience joy in the midst of this pain and stress?
October 22 - The Rev. Dr. Angela F. Shepherd of St. Bartholomew's and The Very Rev. Grace Burton-Edwards, DMin. of St. Thomas Discussion Topic: Sunday Worship & Pandemic Induced Differences and Similarities
November 12 - The Rev. Ed Bacon, Interim Rector at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and the Rev. Dr. Theophus ‘Thee’ Smith, Priest Associate at Cathedral of St. Philip & Associate Professor of Dept. of Religion at Emory University Discussion Topic: Beloved community, loyalty, betrayal, atonement
November 19 - The Rev. Ed Bacon, Interim Rectorat St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and The Rev. Kim Jackson of Church of the Common Ground Discussion Topic: The sacrament of protest
December 31 - NEW YEAR'S EVE
Please note that this page will be updated with new information as it becomes available.
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