October 2013 Blog Posts (16)

Presbyterian Policy on Mental Illness

Presbyterian Church Policy on Mental Illness

The biblical theme of “exile” guides this policy statement. After offering a working definition and an account of the historical context, the report focuses on two major themes. The first theme is “The Land of Exile,” which explores the difficulties and injustices endured by people with serious mental illness. The experience of mental illness disorders people’s lives in ways that…

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Exploring Faiths Introduction to Judaism

 The world is getting smaller yet at the same time the people seem to be growing…

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The Work of Our Hands Artists' Market

   

 

The Work of Our Hands Artists’ Market is scheduled Nov. 21- 24 at the Cathedral of St. Philip located at 2744 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. This acclaimed market features over… Continue

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Homeless Requiem at Cathedral of St. Philip

 

The Cathedral will host the 25th Annual Homeless Requiem at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 1, commemorating the homeless who died this year on the streets of Atlanta. Hours before the service, dinner will be served to the guests, the many homeless men, women, and children…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of October 28, 2013

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Check the community calendar on our website 

 

1. Dr. Ben Moravitz was installed as Pastor at…

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Postponed Holy Smoke: An Interfaith Community of Faith & Food Fundraiser Postponed

Expect savory noodle kugel, a traditional dish served on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, and sweet karah prashad pudding, served at Sikh services, along with other holiday delicacies, at Atlanta’s inaugural Holy Smoke: An Interfaith Community of Faith & Food Fundraiser. The event gathers a…

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Dr. Ben Moravitz accepts call as pastor of Lutheran Church of the Incarnation

The Rev. Dr. Ben Moravitz accepted a call to serve as pastor of Lutheran Church of the Incarnation in September 8, 2013. A 1984 graduate of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, SC, he was pastor of St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Goose Creek, SC for 11 years. Pastor Moravitz received clinical…

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Ninth Annual Cobb Ecumenical Thanksgiving

You are invited to the Ninth Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Celebration

Usher in the Thanksgiving season with a joyous celebration of the things that bring us together. Inspiring--…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of October 21, 2013

 

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

   Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta …

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"Images of Israel" – Innovative Educational Curriculum For Christian Engagement with Modern Israel

  A distinguished group of American Christian scholars and academics representing broad geographical and theological diversity will participate in the October 30, 2013, launch of the “Images of Israel” video lecture series

 

“Images of Israel,” the first adult educational product of the…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of October 14, 2013

 

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

   Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta …

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Healing our Nation, Cobb United for Change

Cobb United for Change has invited the national organization, Healing Our Nation, to present an introduction to their “Healing our Nation Workshop: Understanding the Impact of Prejudice & Race.”  They have been facilitating these workshops around the country for organizations, corporations, and municipalities for over 20 years. These workshops are respectful of everyone’s background and culture to build…

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St. Joseph McDonough calls new rector Scott Harding

 

The next Rector of St Joseph’s is Father Scott Harding. He is the Rector of The Church of the Messiah in Glens Falls, NY where he has served since 2004. He…
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Church Action eNewsletter Week of October 7, 2013

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

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St. Peter and St. Paul welcomes new rector the Rev. Thomas C. Pumphrey

The Vestry of The Episcopal Church of St. Peter and St. Paul on Johnson Ferry Road announced has that The Rev. Thomas C. Pumphrey will serve as the 5th rector of the church.

Father Pumphrey will join the parish with ordained experience serving as Associate Rector at…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of September 30, 2013

 

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

 Check the community calendar on our website …

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