The CATHEDRAL TIMES The weekly newsletter of the Cathedral of St. Philip · Serving Atlanta and the World · March 31, 2019
EPISCOPAL RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT SERVES ZAMBIA By the Very Rev. Sam Candler Dean of the Cathedral For many years now, I have been honored to know the work of a great organization named “Episcopal Relief and Development.” Episcopal Relief and Development calls itself “the compassionate response of The Episcopal Church to human suffering in the world.” Their mission statement includes these words: “Hearing God's call to seek and serve Christ in all persons and to respect the dignity of every human being, Episcopal Relief and Development serves to bring together the generosity of Episcopalians and others with the needs of the world.” Episcopal Relief and Development raises money from all sorts of places, and especially from individuals, congregations, and dioceses across the Church. With those resources, Episcopal Relief and Development “provides relief in times of disaster and promotes sustainable development by identifying and addressing the root causes of suffering.” Its mandate comes from the words of Jesus found in Matthew 25: “Lord, when was it that We saw you hungry and gave you food? We saw you thirsty and gave you something to drink? We saw you a stranger and welcomed you? We saw you sick and took care of you? We saw you in prison and visited you?” “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” —Matthew 25:37-40 (NRSV) Episcopal Relief and Development works in collaboration with church partners and other local organizations to facilitate healthier, more fulfilling lives in communities that are struggling with hunger, poverty, disaster, and disease. They also work around the world and here in the U.S. responding to and rebuilding after disasters, and their programs impact the lives of over 3 million people annually. I am honored to have received an invitation from Gay Jennings, President of the House of Deputies, and Rob Radtke, President and CEO of Episcopal Relief and Development, to witness firsthand some of ERD’s exciting work. In the next ten days, I will be visiting Zambia with them. We will be reviewing, especially the work of the Zambian Anglican Council Outreach Program. Please pray for us! Here is their description of ZACOP: The Zambian Anglican Council Outreach Program is the development arm of the Zambian Anglican Church, coordinating development work and resources in the five dioceses of Zambia. Through its partnership with Episcopal Relief and Development, a national development office was established to support integrated community development in the dioceses. By the end of 2007, ZACOP was fully staffed with visible achievements in the area of health specifically in malaria, as one of the first it was the pilot countries for NetsforLife®. The Early Childhood Development Program that is currently being implemented in the five dioceses is a largely volunteer driven program that integrates previous intervention in the areas of maternal health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and sanitation in holistically addressing the developmental needs of children under six years of age and their caregivers. It is always a great honor to represent The Cathedral of St. Philip around God’s kingdom, and this mission trip is no different. Through ERD, the Cathedral really does serve the world, and I am eager to benefit from the witness of fellow Christians in Zambia. But, again, do pray for us! Thank you!
MARCH 31, 2019 · The Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year C
Joshua 5:9-12 · Psalm 32 · 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 · Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32
7:45 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST, MIKELL CHAPEL
Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Bill Harkins
8:45 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST, CATHEDRAL Celebrant: The Rev. Dr. Thee Smith Preacher: The Rev. Canon Lauren Holder St. Cecilia Choristers and Staff Singers: Jean Berger, The eyes of all wait upon thee Ned Rorem, Sing, my soul, his wondrous love
9 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST, MIKELL CHAPEL
Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Bill Harkins
11:15 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST, CATHEDRAL Celebrant: The Rev. Dr. Thee Smith Preacher: The Rev. Canon Lauren Holder Cathedral Choir: arr. Michael Sitton, Wondrous love Thomas Lupo, For I knowledge my faults
11:15 A.M. LA SANTA EUCARISTÍA, MIKELL CHAPEL Celebrant: The Rev. Dr. Bill Harkins Preacher: The Rev. Deacon Juan Sandoval
4 P.M. CHORAL EVENSONG , CATHEDRAL Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev. Julia Mitchener Schola: Richard Farrant, Call to remembrance, O Lord Thomas Tomkins, Preces and Responses Thomas Tomkins, First Service Thomas Lupo, For I knowledge my faults Thomas Lupo, Salva nos, Domine
The CATHEDRAL of ST. PHILIP
The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler, Dean Dale Adelmann, Ph.D., Canon for Music The Rev. Lauren R. Holder, Canon for Outreach and Congregational Life The Rev. George M. Maxwell, Jr., Vicar The Rev. Catherine Zappa, Canon for Education and Worship The Rev. John William Harkins III, Ph.D., Priest Associate The Rev. Deacon Juan Sandoval, Deacon for Hispanic Ministries The Rev. Theophus “Thee” Smith, Ph.D., Priest Associate The Rev. Carolynne G. Williams, Canon Associate for Pastoral Care and Elder Ministry Austin Hall, Senior Warden Dorsey DeLong, Junior Warden
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EDUCATION These Sunday classes meet at 10:10 a.m. unless otherwise noted.
LIVING FAITH / ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASS
OLD FASHIONED SUNDAY SCHOOL
Adult Confirmation class is held in Room 120 during the 10:10 a.m. Sunday School hour. These classes are open to all, regardless of plans to be confirmed. In the fall, our Living Faith class studied “Falling in Love with the Bible Again.” This is a continuation of that conversation, but moving to “Falling in Love with the Church Again.” Those wishing to participate in this class in order to be confirmed, re-affirmed, or received should contact Canon Lauren Holder, lholder@cathedralATL.org, and mark your calendars for our April 28 confirmation service.
Child Hall Dr. Dale Adelmann, our canon for music, will discuss worship and music. As always, all are welcome. You will find a light heart, warm welcome, and good coffee!
OUR TRUE SELVES Room 240 The Rev. Dr. Thee Smith leads this series of co-listening classes that aim to enhance our ability to be fully ourselves—our true, worthy, and estimable selves. Topics can include everyday experiences and range through tough political issues as well as
lifestyle choices and faith matters. For more information contact the Rev. Dr. Smith, tsmith@cathedralATL.org or 404-365-1093.
SMALL GROUP BIBLE STUDY Room 122 Jim Bingham and Gordon Mathis lead an ongoing small group Bible Study focusing on the book of Exodus. For more information, please contact Jim Bingham at 404-373-3273.
PARENT COFFEE HOUR Parents and caregivers who have youth meet to have a selfguided discussion on the topics youth are discussing in the Confirmation program, as well as how to support each other. If you are interested in this discussion but do not have a youth in the program, please feel free to join anyway! This group meets Sundays at 10:10 a.m. in Room 121.
TRUE GRIT WITH KATHY ROBERTS
THE VERY REV. TRACEY LIND: THE SPIRITUALITY OF DEMENTIA On Sunday, April 7 at 10:10 a.m., the Very Rev. Tracey Lind will speak at
the Dean’s Forum on the spirituality of dementia. Tracey and her spouse Emily Ingalls are traveling across North America sharing the insights they’ve gained from a life complicated by dementia. A retired Episcopal priest and city planner, Tracey was diagnosed with the early stages of Frontotemporal Degeneration in 2016. Emily, who spent more than 20 years in commercial real estate and project management, now considers herself Chief Logistics Officer, responsible for managing a life and home turned upside down by this disease.
Why Resiliency is So Important to Teach to and Nurture in Our Kids Our Raising Youth Series is back with Kathy Roberts coming to speak on Sunday, April 7 at 6 p.m. As pendulums do, they will swing through a wide arc and swing right back. In the last decade, the parenting pendulum took us through a period of overprotection, helicopter parenting, and smoothing out the bumps and valleys of our children’s lives. Mostly out of fear and good intentions, we DID lots of things for our kids that they could have done for themselves. Our kids became Dis–abled, Dis-couraged, and lost confidence in their own skills. Most are now learning how to fail and recover at the age of 25, which is not ideal. But we parents are resilient and can learn a new way (or an old way!) to En-able and En-courage our kids to live independently, confidently and resiliently. Come share and learn with us as we see how we got to this place and how to change our path forward. Please RSVP to Maggie Paul, mpaul@cathedralATL.org.
OUTREACH CATHEDRAL PROVIDES RECORD SUPPORT FOR BCM’S NEW “CLIENT CHOICE” FOOD PANTRY St. Anne’s Guild heartily thanks all at the Cathedral for their generous support of Buckhead Christian Ministry’s new “Client Choice” food assistance program. As administrators of the parish’s semi-annual drives for BCM, St. Anne’s can happily and gratefully report that $10,618 was raised in February. This total is a record high when compared to the past five years of giving and will enable BCM to more efficiently stock their newly renovated and technologically updated food pantry. Goals are for individualized attention to client health and choice, as well as heightened quality and inventory control through partnership with local food suppliers. Our parish story of support in February goes well beyond the Atrium ingathering each Sunday morning. The Cathedral youth sold wonderful homemade soups for their Soup-er Bowl Sunday challenge, raising $1,725. Children’s ministry leader Sara Chapman (also a St. Anne’s member) personally stocked her Children’s Chapel Store where the children could then purchase and donate boxed cereal, diaper wipes, and bottled water. Likewise, Cathedral
SERVE WITH THE HABITAT TEAM Our next Habitat home will be built on Saturdays from April 6 through June 8 (skipping Easter and Memorial Day weekends). We welcome past builders and new builders. If you have never built, come be part of this exciting ministry. No skills required, just your enthusiasm. We will give you the tools and training that you need to make a contribution. You can sign up to build or join our lunch team in the Atrium on Sundays, online at stphilip.atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com or contact John Champion at 404-307-0817, email@example.com to get additional information.
Preschool Director Laurie Campbell, her staff, and Preschool Community Service Committee members Elizabeth Gurley and Caroline Haddow orchestrated the participation of their students. Coinciding with the 100th day of school and learning to count to 100, hundreds of donated items were all counted and blessed during preschool chapel time. The combined giving from Sara’s children and the Preschool’s students yielded 128 boxes of cereal, five cases of bottled water, 60 packages of baby wipes, and 15 children’s books for the BCM office’s reading nook. The monetary value of these wonderful donations was estimated to be over $900. Thank you to all who participated!
MUSIC AMANDA MOLE TO PERFORM This Sunday, March 31, we welcome organist Amanda Mole as our recitalist at 3:15 p.m. A graduate of Eastman School of Music and Yale University, Amanda is currently pursuing her doctorate in organ under David Higgs at Eastman. Her program will include works by Alain, Rheinberger, and Calvin Hampton. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear one of the rising stars in the organ world! Amanda Mole, organ (student at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York)
LENTEN SERIES WITH DR. LUKE TIMOTHY JOHNSON MIRACLES, THEN AND NOW: GOD’S PRESENCE AND POWER IN CREATION WEDNESDAYS THROUGH APRIL 10
Calvin Hampton, Movements from Five Dances for Organ Jehan Alain, Deuxième fantaisie Josef Rheinberger, “Introduction and Passacaglia” from Sonata No. 8 in E minor
DINNER 5:30 P.M.
PROGRAM 6 P.M.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING ALSO AVAILABLE
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At Week of Wonder this year, we will learn how to be a good neighbor and have compassion for our neighbors close at hand and around the world, through five carefully chosen Bible stories. Join us as we discover neighbors near and far! Week of Wonder is a volunteer-driven Christian formation experience. We rely on parent and community volunteers to keep WOW running, safe, and fun. Adults, please prayerfully consider how you will be a part of the WOW experience this year and volunteer at cathedralATL.org/weekofwonder. Week of Wonder runs 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 10-14. The cost is $125 per child. Children must be 3 by September 1, 2018.
FOYERS Do you enjoy eating good food and meeting new people? Then Foyers is for you! Experience friends, food, and fellowship in small groups of 8-10 each month beginning with Super Foyers on Sunday, April 7 at 6 p.m. in Child Hall. Please contact Jennifer DuBose, firstname.lastname@example.org, with your name, address, phone number, and email to sign up.
Domingo de palma, 14 Abril, tenemos procesión alrededor de la iglesia. Nos juntamos a las 11am en frente de la entrada de la iglesia. Via Crucis es servicio de Viernes Santo en la Capilla Mikell. 19 Abril a las 7 p.m. Pascua es 21 Abril en la Capilla Mikell a las 1115 a.m.
DIVORCE RECOVERY WORKSHOP No matter what stage of separation or divorce you are experiencing or whether you have been divorced for years, it is never too late to consider having a categorically “good” divorce for children’s sake. Join Sarah Armstrong, author of The Mom’s Guide to a Good Divorce, Friday, April 26, at 10 a.m. in the Gould Room. Sarah will be offering tips and practical guidance on this sensitive family matter, and her book will be available for purchase. The event is complimentary. For questions, contact Natalie Jones Lacey, email@example.com.
Confirmación es 28 Abril en la Catedral. Así tendremos servicio bilingüea las 1115 a.m. No habrá servicio en Español este Domingo. Servicio con Primera Comunión es 5 Mayo en la Capilla Mikell a las 1115 a.m. La Escuela de Biblia de Vacaciones Quien es mi prójimo, Conocer como amar como Jesús. Pueden registrar sus niños edad 3 hasta 10 en este sitio: cathedralatl.org/weekofwonder.
Cathedral BOOK STORE MEMBERSHIP TRANSITIONS BIRTHS Adam William Reed, son of Melissa and Toby Reed, brother of Jacob Reed, born March 5, 2019
NEW MEMBERS Alyx and Nick Cole, and their son, Ansel Cole, from Monaca, Pennsylvania Mindi and Mike Wilson, and their daughters, Peach and Elle, from Clearwater, Florida
BOOK STORE SEEKS MANAGER The Cathedral Book Store is accepting applications for a full time manager. The store manager oversees all the daily operations of the store, managing all employees and volunteers. The manager also oversees the implementation of its merchandising, marketing, advertising, and financial strategy while maintaining its mission of creating an engaged and thoughtful community where everyone can find something to enrich or inspire them on their faith journey. Contact Fay Swennes, firstname.lastname@example.org or 404237-2523, for a more detailed job description or to apply.
Keith Little, from Atlanta Scott Morris and Lee Taylor, from Rome, Georgia
PRAYER List FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL OR RECOVERING: LONG TERM PRAYERS T. Mayo and Pat Atkins • Christian Bensah • Virginia Bicksler • John Blair • Pat Brinson • Dick Burgin • Wicke Chambers • Heather Clark • Betty Dever • Terry Dornbush • Sarah duBignon • Kitty Dukehart • Lee
Duncan • Lynn Alexander Ehrlicher • Randy Farmer • William Ham • Jane Hannah • Caroline Hatcher • Katie
Hughey • Barbara Johnson • Louise Kan • Jack Lumanog • Elaine Lyon • Frank Mathews • Lorri McClain •
Carol McDonald • Jim McKenzie • Cecil Miner • Charlie Neal • Philip Newton • Paul O'Connor • Marian Palmore • Garry Pryor • Rubye and Wayne Reid • Pamela Reid • Agnes Elizabeth Robertson • Louis "Skip" Schueddig • Brian Sturgell • Ruth Swanson • Julie Thompson • Faye Van Winkle • Andy Westafer • Sandy Williamson • Randy Wilson • Hollis Youngner
FAMILY AND FRIENDS Eileen Abeyesundere • Alex Collins Astrop • Bettina Bass • Elisabeth Bottler • Kenneth Carlson • Leanne
Colwell • Joseph Counahan • Tangi and Zakariyah Cummings • Sophia, Omar Felipe and Felipe Daniel • Sandra Daniel • Lee Dvonch • Cheryl • Rosalyn Flanagan • Helen Nixon Fleming • Carleton Fuller • Peggy Govan • Bobby Hearn • Greg Hentz • Dabney Hollis • Heather Hooper • Dan Howett • Mattie Hughes • Donald
Jones • Joan Keller • Sun Ja Kim • Betty C. Lyons • Pat Martin • Michelle Maxwell • Michael McClelland •
Katherine and Eric Merrifield • William Joseph Meyers • Andy Nelson • Steven Norman • Penelope Rose
Price • Betty and Bill Poole • Grace Robichaux • Lolita Rochon • Frank Roth • James Sands • Ken Singleton • Karen Powell Spruill • Tina Susco • Woodrow Talley • Pierson Thames • Roger Traylor • Janiece Townshend • Ron M. Wallace • Jim Webb • Marion Wilson • Whit A. Wright • Patricia Young
FOR THOSE WHO HAVE DIED Betty Dever • Audrey Iarocci • Mary Todd Larsen • Edwin A. Nystrom Jr.
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The Cathedral at Kanuga
Parish retreat May 24-26
Cathedralatl.org/Kanuga Join us in the mountains for the 2019 parish retreat at Kanuga in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Enjoy a weekend full of spirituality and fellowship with other Cathedral parishioners and clergy. Kanuga is a wonderful place to relax, enjoy the outdoors, and experience God with the beloved community. The weekend includes old favorites such as s'mores, hiking, rocking on the porch, ice cream, bluegrass and, of course, the famous Kanuga toast. We will offer an adult program on Saturday morning and we enjoy worshiping together in the informal chapel on Sunday.
Look Who's Coming! Anderson Aull Bair Bateman Block Brewer candler Castenell
Childers Constantine Dudley Hall Holder Lewis Maxwell McCutcheon
McNamara Paul Rosengren sandoval Scott Stotts Szymke Waters
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