Welcome from Board Presidents

The Rev. Dr. Gerald L. Durley, The  Rev. Dr. George B. Wirth 

 

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta welcomes churches, faith-based and secular nonprofit organizations, individuals, businesses, and others to join us for fellowship, to network, and to explore ideas and issues of importance to the community. We work together to promote the common good, magnify the work and witness of the church, and help establish the kingdom of God throughout our region, nation, and all of creation.

A Community Respite for Adults

Peachtree Christian Church will launch this month a respite ministry for individuals with dementia, Parkinson’s disease, stroke related disability, Down syndrome, and their caregivers. The Rev. Katie Bond, associate minister, directs this ministry. The Legacy Club: A Community Respite for Adults invites you to find out more at www.peachtree.org/legacyrespite or email Bond kbond@peachtree.org.

Who welcomes new babies to your congregation?  Read more... 

Second Helpings Atlanta

Second Helpings Atlanta is a non-profit food rescue organization whose mission is to eliminate hunger in the Metro Atlanta area by rescuing surplus food and delivering it to those in need.  With a team of over 400 volunteer drivers. SHA is looking for volunteers and new network members. Read more>>

 Do you ever wonder how to have discussions with youth about the supposed tension between faith and science? The Lutheran Church has help for you; here's a 4 part video series available at no cost.

 

building ecumenical community ...

 

        The Regional Council of Churches Weekly Church Action eNewsletter contains events, volunteer opportuniities, and resources of interest to the faith community. We welcome submissions from the community.  Past issues are here.Contact Ethel Ware Carter at ecarter@rccatl.org .

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Membership contributions from congregations, judicatories, institutions, seminaries, and interested individuals enable the work of the RCCA. Contact us for information ECarter@rccatl.org

Featured RCCA Activities

Church Action eNewsletter Week of January 16, 2023

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Church Action e Newsletter Week of January 23, 2023

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Serving our new neighbors from Afghanistan

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Help your congregation flourish

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More COVID testing sites

Posted by RCCAtl on November 16, 2020 at 1:14pm

Hear My Voice: A Prison Prayer Book

Posted by RCCAtl on September 10, 2019 at 11:00am

Atlanta Interfaith Manifesto

Posted by RCCAtl on June 25, 2019 at 11:47am

Church Women United

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What Is Stephen Ministry?

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Looking for Work?

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On-line Meditations and Daily Devotionals

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St. Mary's Sewanee comes to you! Maybe you cannot get to away to a retreat this summer. Perhaps you want just a nugget of inspiration or a daily dose of positivity. They’ve got it for you. Email kylene.mcdonald@stmaryssewanee.org for First Light, a Monday-through-Friday email that is the briefest of morning inspirational messages. One beautiful photograph; one thought (usually only a sentence or two) that will help you start the day with a calm, uplifting message.

 

It’s Up To You In 2022

World Day of Prayer

I know the plans I have for you.

Friday March 4, 2022, 7 p.m.

World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement led by

Christian women who welcome all to join in prayer and action

for peace and justice., sponsored by Church Women United in Atlanta.

Zoom https://bit.ly/CWUZOOM

Dial in 1-312-626-6799

Meeting ID 835 320 3221 Passcode 83532032

All are Welcome!

Church Women United is a racially, culturally, theologically inclusive Christian women’s movement, celebrating unity in diversity and working for a world of peace and justice. Founded in 1941, Church Women United is:

  • a movement representing Protestant, Roman Catholic, Orthodox and other Christian women;
  • biblically based, shared Christian faith;
  • organized into more than 1,200 local and state units working for peace and justice in the United States and Puerto Rico;
  • supported by constituents in state and local units and denominational women’s organizations;
  • impassioned by the Holy Spirit to act on behalf of women and children throughout the world; and
  • recognized as a non-governmental organization by the United Nations.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023

The King Center 2023 Beloved Community Global Youth Summit, Thursday, January 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., online.  Registration

 

The King Center 2023 Beloved Community Global Summit, Thursday, Jan. 12, General Session, 12.00 – 5:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 13 General Session: 10.00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration

 

Sounds of Freedom: Celebrating the Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Saturday, January 14, 7:30 p.m. Come to a concert hosted by the Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews and featuring vocalist Lena Seikaly, saxophonist Marshall Keys, and the All Saints’ Jazz Ensemble, led by the Rev. Dr. Andrew K. Barnett. The 7:30 concert is free, no reservations required, 634 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta 30308.

 

The King Center 2023 Beloved Community Awards and Afterglow, Sat, Jan 14 at 7:30-11:59 p.m., 265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta 30303. Tickets are on sale at Registration

 

Bryan Stevenson is keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Beloved Community Commemorative Service, and Dr. Bernice King will deliver the Call to Commemoration, in-person at the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church101 Jackson Street NE, Atlanta. Monday, Jan. 16, 10:00 a.m., doors open at 8:00.

 

Join the Emory community, Jan. 15-22, for its annual series of programs honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement. A full listing of events can be found here

Southeastern Synod ELCA invites you to Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta, on Sunday, January 15, 4 p.m. for the Bishop's Commemorative MLK Worship Service.   This will also be livestreamed via the synod website https://www.elca-ses.org as well as on Facebook and YouTube pages.

 

Find out about the Day of Service, Jan. 16, at Events - The King Center

 

Morning of Reflection to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Ignatius House, 6700 Riverside Drive, Sandy Springs, Jan. 16, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Directed by Lauren Morton, MA   In the Gospel of Luke, we meet the women who shared what they witnessed at Jesus' tomb.  They were not believed, and their words were called "nonsense."  This morning we will walk with some of the women during the Civil Rights Movement, who saw the vision and reflect on their experiences of embodying what it means to be a prophetic witness.  What is needed now to realize Dr. King’s dream?Morning of Reflection to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Believe Them – Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center  $65

MLK Weekend Tree Planting, Brook Run Park, 4770 N Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody 30338, Monday, January 16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Help plant 100 new trees near the multi-use to help sustain our urban forest. These trees will provide cleaner air, cool shade, and all around improved habitat for humans and wildlife living in our community. Planting tasks include digging holes with shovels/mattocks, untangling roots with your hands, mulching, watering, and cleaning up your area. Physical activity such as bending, lifting, and kneeling is required. Register Here

MLK Day Concert from Concerts@ First, "From Trials to Triumph," Jan. 16, 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Andrew Brady, bassoon. Featuring works by BIPOC composers Mark Lomax, Jeffrey Scott & Stefan L. Smith, First Presbyterian Church, 1328 Peachtree St NE 1328 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta 30309.

Oxford College of Emory University presents A Celebration of the Life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 7:30pm. Location: Old Church, 1011 Wesley St., Oxford, GA 30054. This free event will include music from Oxford College groups as well as an Interdenominational Community Choir from Newton County. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Marla Frederick, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Contact Rev. Dr. Lyn Pace, College Chaplain, at ppace@emory.edu with questions. 

Out of Hand Theater, along with community partners the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Fulton County Remembrance Coalition, are continuing the popular dinner series with Equitable Dinners Atlanta: A Day of Racial Healing Tuesday, Jan.17, from 6-9 p.m., both in person and online. The National Day of Racial Healing offers space to reflect while preparing for another year in pursuit of equity. This  event will be launched by an original short play and facilitated conversation will take place in small groups around Atlanta's racial history and how it affects communities today. Equitable Dinners hopes to face our past, reclaim our present, and transform our future through courageous conversations and theater.

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Lutheran Resource in Response to Gun Violence

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, saddened by the all-too-frequent occurrences of gun violence in the U.S., invites you on a journey of prayer, scripture, stories, and church teachings with this resource, A 60-Day Journey Towards Justice in a Culture of Gun Violence - an ELCA Resource  Through daily observances, it calls us to work toward the prevention of gun violence as people of God who strive for justice and peace in all the world. It may be used for individual reflection, group Bible study, adult education sessions, and congregational daily devotions. This began on June 16 but can be used at any time.

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6700 Riverside Drive NW 

Atlanta, GA 30328 ignatiushouse.org

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