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Join us as we hang up our cassocks and let our hair down to show a side of ourselves you will never see on Sunday morning! The musical feast will be augmented

by desserts and beverages for your enjoyment, and a silent auction with treasures from the vaults of some of our wonderfully generous parishioners. Tickets are available online at and from the Cathedral Book Store. (Note date, not June 22 as previously published.)

SPIRITUALITY "WOMEN OF THE BIBLE" PILGRIMAGE TO ISRAEL IN 2020 (FOR MEN AND WOMEN) Join other Cathedral parishioners and pilgrims from around the world for a spiritual retreat with St. George’s College in Israel. We will be participating in a ten-day study pilgrimage called “Women of the Bible,” which offers a reflective spiritual experience for women and men who wish to focus on often overlooked perspectives in the Bible. The program is based in two venues: St. George’s College in Jerusalem and in a guest house in Galilee. In addition to the study pilgrimage, our Cathedral group will have extra days at the beginning and the end of the pilgrimage to explore this holy region on our own. The travel dates are May 31-June 14, 2020. The estimated cost is $5000, though we are still in the beginning stages of pricing group airfares and ground transportation. A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to sign up. Space is limited! If you are interested, contact Jeannie Mahood, jmahood@ or 404-365-1031, or Cathy Zappa, or 404-365-1043, for more complete information.

As Episcopalians, we have promised in our Baptismal Covenant to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” and to “strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being.” In an effort to better understand our country’s troubled history and its impact on all of us, you are invited to participate in any and all of these summer opportunities for learning, and open and safe conversations.

BOOK DISCUSSION OF JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION BY BRYAN STEVENSON Sunday, June 30, 4-6 p.m., Walthour Library “A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice.”

BOOK DISCUSSION OF THE CROSS AND THE LYNCHING TREE BY JAMES H. CONE Thursday, July 25, 5-7 p.m., Walthour Library “An exploration of these emotionally charged symbols and their interconnection in the history and souls of black folk.” Both discussions will be led by Canon Cathy Zappa and the Rev. Dr. Thee Smith.

PILGRIMAGE TO THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE, AND THE LEGACY MUSEUM Wednesday, August 7, 8 a.m. until approximately 8 p.m. Montgomery, Alabama Cost: $20 (includes lunch)


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Cathedral Times – June 9, 2019  

The Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta