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Prayer for a Pandemic by Cameron Bellm May we who are merely inconveniencedRemember those whose lives are at stake.May we who have no risk factorsRemember those most vulnerable.May we who have the lu…

Prayer for a Pandemic by Cameron Bellm



May we who are merely inconvenienced

Remember those whose lives are at stake.

May we who have no risk factors

Remember those most vulnerable.

May we who have the luxury of working from home

Remember those who must choose between preserving their health or making their rent.

May we who have the flexibility to care for our children when their schools close

Remember those who have no options.

May we who have to…

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This is another day, O Lord. I know not what it will bring forth, but make me ready, Lord, for whatever it may be. If I am to stand up, help me to stand bravely. If I am to sit still, help me to sit…

This is another day, O Lord. I know not what it will bring forth, but make me ready, Lord, for whatever it may be.
If I am to stand up, help me to stand bravely. If I am to sit still, help me to sit quietly. If I am to lie low, help me to do it patiently.
And if I am to do nothing, let me do it gallantly. Make these words more than words, and give me the Spirit of Jesus. Amen

From the Episcopal Book of Common Prayers

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Added by RCCAtl on March 20, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath —the most sacred of times?Cease from travel.Cease from buying and selling.Give up, just for now, on trying to make the worlddifferent than i…

What if you thought of it

as the Jews consider the Sabbath —

the most sacred of times?

Cease from travel.

Cease from buying and selling.

Give up, just for now,

on trying to make the world

different than it is.

Sing. Pray. Touch only those

to whom you commit your life.

Center down.

And when your body has become still,

reach out with…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 17, 2020

Visit the community calendar for previously announced upcoming events and opportunities. It is full! 



1. A reminder of “Living Fully as God’s Beloved – Celebrating Henri Nouwen,” February 21-23, at Ignatius House. For more information and to register,…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 10, 2020

1. Gateway Center is looking for volunteers who can assist one three hour shift a week, Monday-Friday, 9-5, with administrative tasks, working directly with those experiencing homelessness, or assistance with the clothing closet. For more information visit www.gatewayctr.org/volunteer or email Bec Cranford rcranford@gatewayctr.org.

2. Wildgoose Festival is now accepting volunteers for the 2020 festival in Hot Springs, N.C. Volunteer to…

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Thy Kingdom Come

Pitts Theology Library’s new exhibition,…

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Blue Christmas

Dec. 7. Ceremony and lunch for those grieving during the holidays, Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., the Julian of Norwich Center, St. Bede's Episcopal Church, 2601 Henderson Mill Road, Atlanta. An Advent quiet day with candle lighting and naming of lost ones will be guided by Lea Robinson and the Rev. Lynnsay A. Buehler.…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of December 2, 2019

Church Action eNewsletter Week of December 2, 2019

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc.

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Two thoughtful daily Advent emails:

Join an international community of prayer this Advent with Advent Word from Virginia Theological Seminary. Read it here and sign up.

Living Well Through Advent from Living Compass Here.

Or, perhaps you want to join…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of November 18, 2019

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

1. “Through a Glass Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas Van Leyden to Rembrandt,” reception, insightful conversation, and viewing, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 3 – 5 p.m., Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle, NE, Atlanta 30322. R.s.v.p. for this must be made today! Reply to atl@minbuza.nl if you would like to come.

2. “Experience…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of November 11, 2019

Church Action eNewsletter Week of Nov. 11, 2019

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc.



God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.



1. “Annelies: The Diary of Anne Frank,” is tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 12, The Temple, 1589 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta 30309. 7:06 p.m., free admission. Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society and The Temple in concert.



2. Restorative Justice Advocacy…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of October 21, 2019

Week of October 21, 2019

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc.

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Take a look at the Community Event Calendar on our website and celebrate all the good things that people of faith are doing. www.RCCAtl.org. You will also find the last few weeks' editions on our home page www.rccatl.org. Send us your events.

1. “College Behind Bars,”…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of October 14, 2019

1. The Blue Dove Foundation Interfaith Mental Health Conversation, is this Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30 until 8:45 p.m. Panelists include Rabbi Bradley Levenberg, Temple Sinai, Nabile Safdar, Islamic Speaker’s Bureau Atlanta, and the Rev. James Lamkin, Northside Drive Baptist Church. This is a free event; R.s.v.p.

2. Human trafficking, modern-day slavery, involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. It is second only to drug trafficking…

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Mental Health First Aid Trainings,Nov.- Dec.

Mental Health First Aid , new dates 

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If you are interested in attending one of these events, email Mentalhealthfirstaid@allianthealth.org to reserve your spot. Please be sure to specify your desired training date. These classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. with an hour break for lunch. (Lunch will be on your…

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Added by RCCAtl on October 11, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Church Action eNewsletter Week of September 30, 2019

Week of September 30, 2019

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc.

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Take a look at the Community Event Calendar on our website and celebrate all the good things that people of faith are doing. www.RCCAtl.org. You will also find the last few weeks' editions on our home page www.rccatl.org. Send us your events.

1. “The Other Side of…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of September 23, 2019

Week of September 23, 2019

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc.

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Take a look at the Community Event Calendar on our website and celebrate all the good things that people of faith are doing. www.RCCAtl.org. You will also find the last few weeks' editions on our home page www.rccatl.org. Send us your events.

1. Traveling the Way of Love,…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of September 16, 2019

1. Through a Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt, on view at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University through December 1, explores how allegorical devotional prints helped viewers know and understand God’s truth in the 16th and 17th centuries. More. . .

2. Second Ponce De Leon Baptist Church is offering a new Sunday service that will merge gospel music, contemporary Christian music, and contemporary hymn. The service will…

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Added by RCCAtl on October 2, 2019 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Join the combined choirs for the 15th Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving

Come sing with the combined choirs for the

15th Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Celebration

Thursday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m.

Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Road, Marietta 30062.

This dynamic evening is filled with humor, music, and inspiration— celebrating both unity and diversity. Any singer may join! No preparation necessary! All skill sets…

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Added by RCCAtl on September 30, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Atlanta Music Festival

Annual Atlanta Music Festival Celebrate the Hope

November 2, 2019 at First Congregational Church

featuring the Fisk Jubilee Singers

with

Atlanta Opera celebrities Calvin Griffin, bass/baritone; Timothy Miller, tenor

and the Meridian Chorale

The Atlanta Music…

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Added by RCCAtl on September 25, 2019 at 10:05am — No Comments

Local organizations using volunteers to help refugees

Local organizations using volunteers to help refugees

Clarkston Community Center

World Relief…

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Added by RCCAtl on September 10, 2019 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Hear My Voice: A Prison Prayer Book

"Hear My Voice: A Prison Prayer Book" is a beautiful resource developed by ELCA for those in correctional facilities and chaplains and others in relationships with the incarcerated. 

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Resources for Churches Adapting to Social Isolation



As containment of COVID-19 forces your worshiping community to implement 'shelter in place' worship and practice social isolation, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship offers these resources to help you plan and cope in ways that encourage and support your community.


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COVID-19Help Map from Atlanta community Food Bank

The Atlanta Community Food Bank 

distributes over 60 million pounds of donated grocery products a year to more than 600 nonprofit partner agencies that feed the hungry in 29 counties across metro Atlanta and north Georgia.
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