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The CATHEDRAL TIMES The weekly newsletter of the Cathedral of St. Philip ¡ Serving Atlanta and the World ¡ October 6, 2019

The Feast of

St. Francis Blessing of the Animals

THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 Bring your pets to church for the Feast of St. Francis! 8:45 a.m. Animals join us for Festival Eucharist in the Cathedral 10:10 a.m. Clergy bless pets in the Cloister Garden.

If your pet does not travel well or get along with others, bring a photograph or a stuffed animal to be blessed instead.


OCTOBER 6, 2019 · The Feast of St. Francis, Year C

Genesis 2:18-24 · Psalm 148:7–14 · Galatians 6:14–18 · Matthew 11:25–30


Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev. Canon Carolynne Williams

8:45 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST, CATHEDRAL Celebrant: The Rev. Canon Cathy Zappa Preacher: The Rev. Canon Lauren Holder Choristers and Cathedral Singers: John Rutter, All things bright and beautiful Andrew Carter, “O ye Badgers and hedgehogs, bless the Lord” from Benedicite


Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev. Canon Carolynne Williams

11:15 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST, CATHEDRAL Celebrant: The Rev. Canon George Maxwell Preacher: The Rev. Canon Lauren Holder Cathedral Choir: Grayston Ives, The Canticle of Brother Sun Paul Mealor, Peace


Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev. Fabio Sotelo

4 P.M. CHORAL EVENSONG, CATHEDRAL THE FEAST OF WILLIAM TYNDALE Officiant and Preacher: The Rev. Julia Mitchener Cathedral Schola: Richard Ayleward, Preces and Responses John Hilton the Younger, Short Service in Gamut Henry Purcell, Thy Word is a lantern unto my feet William Mundy, O Lord, the maker of al thing


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. Nathan G. Huddleston, Priest Associate for Youth and Young Adult Ministries The Rev. Julia B. Mitchener, Priest Associate for Children’s Ministries 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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Adult EDUCATION ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASS Our fall confirmation class kicks off on Wednesday, October 16! This class is for adults who want to be confirmed in the Episcopal Church and for those who are new to the Episcopal Church or to the Cathedral and would like to learn more. We will be meeting on Wednesdays, October 16 – November 20, from 6–7:30 p.m. For more information or to register, please contact Canon Cathy Zappa at or 404-365-1043.

Children’s, youth, and adult Sunday School classes will not meet this week, so all can enjoy the blessing of the pets in the Cloister Garden. Classes will resume next Sunday, October 13, at 10:10 a.m.

OLD FASHIONED SUNDAY SCHOOL Child Hall Contemplating Christ: How to Become a Mystic without Really Trying! This term, we are looking at what it means to be a mystic (it’s not as extraordinary as you might think!) and how the recovery of the contemplative tradition in the church might change how we go about being church.

LIVING FAITH Room 120 Join Canon Lauren Holder and Canon Cathy Zappa as we explore what it means to live out our faith through conversation with scripture and tradition, contemporary books, and, most important, one another. All are welcome! We will kick off this fall with a study of the Enneagram, a spiritual personality typing system and helpful resource for spiritual growth.

WANT TO KNOW WHAT YOUR STUDENTS ARE LEARNING IN SUNDAY SCHOOL? Room 121 Join Jeff Cunningham, Kathy Loomis, Michelle Perkins, and Scott Russell as they follow along with lessons of the students in Sunday School and apply them to the family context. All parents are welcome!



Room 239 Canon Carolynne Williams leads this fall series based upon G. Porter Taylor’s book, To Dream as God Dreams: Sermons of Community, Conversion, and Hope.

SMALL GROUP BIBLE STUDY ORGANIST SU-RYEON JI TO PERFORM ON SUNDAY This Sunday, October 6, we welcome organist Dr. Su-Ryeon Ji as our recitalist at 3:15 p.m. A native of Korea, Dr. Ji is a graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Southern California. She currently serves across the street as Assistant Organist and Director of the Cathedral Boy and Girl Choir at the Cathedral of Christ the King. Her program will include works by Bach, Rheinberger, and Widor. We are thrilled to host Dr. Ji, and we encourage everyone to come and hear this marvelously talented performer.

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SPIRITUALITY 2019 SPIRITUALITY CONFERENCE WITH LERITA COLEMAN BROWN, PH.D. From Contemplation to Compassionate Social Action:The Creative Encounter of Howard Thurman Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. What does it mean to be a freed human spirit? Join us for a day journeying through the life and writings of Howard Thurman and dipping into his contemplative practices. We will explore how this mystic and theologian emerged from Baptist beginnings to become a model and teacher of sacred activism. An examination of how his contemplative roots were affirmed and strengthened, and his 1935 pilgrimage to India and meeting with Mahatma Gandhi reveal his quiet role in changing the course of American history. In addition, Howard Thurman’s transformational experiences with God and his classic book, Jesus and the Disinherited, highlight the living wisdom he espoused that continues to nourish our spirits today.


HOWARD THURMAN BOOK DISCUSSION Please join us for a discussion of Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited led by Cathedral parishioner and spiritual director Barbara Pendergrast, in the Book Store on Wednesday, October 9. Challenging our submersion into individual and social isolation, Thurman invites us to move past anger and distrust toward a vision of unity in his seminal work, Jesus and the Disinherited. Thurman attempts to explore and explain what the teachings of Jesus have to say to those who stand at a moment in human history with their “backs against the wall.” His timeless message of the 1940s still has much to offer us today towards an emancipatory way of being for all, as exemplified in the life of Jesus. All are welcome, whether you have read the book or not! And remember that dinner will be available for purchase at the Lanier House Lawn starting at 5:30 p.m. The book discussion will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. Contact the Cathedral Book Store at 404-237-7582 if you have questions. Please RSVP at so we’ll have adequate seating.


Homeless requiem The 31st Annual

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The Cathedral has a long tradition of outreach, discipleship, and caring for others in our Atlanta community— particularly those

in need. Please join us in fellowship and support at our 31st annual Homeless Requiem on Friday, November 1. To volunteer or donate, visit



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Cathedral newcomers are invited to enjoy a casual social gathering, complete with ice cream and beer. Come join us for Pints on the Point at 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 13. Contact Canon Lauren Holder,, for more information.

RACE and Healing BOOK DISCUSSION: MYTHS AMERICA LIVES BY On Wednesday, October 16, Cathedral parishioners Harris Allen and Deacon Georgia Newman Powell will facilitate a discussion on Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning by Richard T. Hughes. The book is available from your favorite independent bookseller, the Cathedral Book Store. All are welcome, even if you didn’t get to finish (or read) the book! Remember that you can stop by the Lanier House Lawn to purchase some dinner, and join us in the Gould Room for the discussion, from 6:30-8 p.m. If you have questions, contact Jeannie Mahood, or 404-365-1031. “Myths America Lives By is an essential read for those interested in shattering the cycle of racism and imaging a new way forward. The book strikes the perfect balance between intellectual knowledge and heartfelt story-telling.” —Diverse Magazine To sign up for occasional emails about similar events, visit

The 2019 Stewardship Committee wants to thank you! On Sunday, October 20, at 5 p.m., join us for some delicious BBQ and quality time together. Please RSVP at so we have enough food for you!



FAITH AND THE FIRST LADY The Episcopal Church Women of the Cathedral are excited to welcome Georgia’s first lady, Marty Kemp. Please join us at our annual meeting in Child Hall on Tuesday, October 22 from 12–1:30 p.m. as the first lady shares her journey to the Episcopal Church and how her faith has shaped and continues to shape her life.To secure a pre-ordered lunch please purchase a lunch ticket at no later than October 17. There will be a limited number available. Or, if you wish to bring your own lunch, you are welcomed to do so and do not need to purchase a lunch ticket. Rather, kindly RSVP to Drinks and dessert will be provided to all in attendance.

HISPANIC Ministries A TASTE OF LATIN AMERICA A Taste of Latin America, an annual dinner celebrating Hispanic culture in and around Atlanta is sponsored by the Diocesan Commission on Hispanic Ministry and it is a real fiesta! Hispanic members from several parishes will bring tasty Latin American food to share with guests at the special potluck meal. There will be music and dancing, craft items for sale, a raffle, and a silent auction - plus a piñata for the children, of course! This year’s dinner will be on Saturday, October 12, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in Child Hall. Reservations and tickets are not required; after dinner, sombreros will be passed for donations to benefit humanitarian projects. Friends and family members of all ages are welcome. Mark your calendar and plan to come! Contact Deacon Juan Sandoval,, for more information.

Cathedral THRIFT HOUSE THRIFT HOUSE TRUNK SHOW On September 18, the Cathedral Thrift House expanded northward for a one-day only trunk show at the home of a Thrift House Board member. Parishioners enjoyed shopping for couture clothing from Chanel, St. John, Worth, and Ralph Lauren; accessories from Kate Spade, Judith Lieber, and Stuart Weitzman; and both “fun” and fine jewelry. Prosecco was served and we learned a new word, fizzicality: the desire to enthusiastically hug one’s friends after the consumption of prosecco. If you were there, thank you for supporting the Thrift House through your attendance and your purchases. If you weren’t there, you missed some beautiful clothing and accessories at exceptional prices. Do not despair! There are great buys available every day at the Thrift House (sans prosecco). Please visit us to shop and to donate your gently used items. We are refreshing our sales floor with new carpet and new fixtures, and after our clearance event we would really appreciate your donations. We especially love donations of designer clothing, books (current bestsellers), small furniture pieces, and art. Please look for us at the Farmers Market later this fall when we will be featuring kitchen and home merchandise. Call us at 404-876-5440 with questions. All profits are donated to local charities; so you are doing a good thing while experiencing the inner joy of cleaning out your closets. We look forward to seeing you soon at the Cathedral Thrift House!

CHOIR RELEASES NEW CD We are pleased to announce the release of the Cathedral Choir and Schola’s latest recording! Compact disc : $16.98 with a beautiful case and commemorative 24-page CD booklet High Resolution Download: $12.98 Purchasing the recording at the Cathedral helps us recoup the cost of recording and supports the Cathedral Choir’s 2020 England Pilgrimage fundraising efforts.


Costume Swap! F U N D RAI S E R

1 ) DR O P OF F Y OU R C LEA N , GE N T L Y U SE D C OS T U M E S A T T H E M AR K E T O R IN TH E C OL LE C TI O N B I NS A T T H E C A T H E DR A L OF ST . P H I LI P , ST A RT I N G S EP T . 21 2 ) T H E N V I S IT T H E P E AC H T R EE RO A D F A R M E RS M A R K ET O N SA T U R DA Y , OC T . 1 2 , T O F IN D T H E P ER F E CT S WA P ; C O M P L ET E C OS TU M ES A RE J U S T $ 5! 3 ) F I N A LLY , SH O W O F F Y O UR " N E W" C OS T UM E A T T H E A N N U A L MA R K ET H A LL OW E EN P A R A DE ON O C T . 2 6 A T 1 1: 00 AM !


YOUTH GOING TO TOPGOLF IN OCTOBER Middle and High School students, we’re heading to Top Golf on Sunday, October 20 from 5-7 p.m. Join us for fellowship and games! The cost is $30 and includes unlimited golf and all the food you can eat! RSVP to Father Nate Huddleston,

NEW MEMBERS David Thomas, from Houston, Texas Stephen Buckley, from Atlanta

BIRTHS Bronson Callaway Smith, son of Laura and Bronson Smith, brother of Perry Smith, born September 23, 2019

DEATHS William Donald Knight, Jr., husband of Jane Knight, died September 24, 2019

PRAYER List FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL OR RECOVERING: LONG TERM PRAYERS T. Mayo and Pat Atkins • Virginia Bicksler • John Blair • Gary Bodner • Dick Burgin • LeCretia Burton •

Bernice Burton • Wicke Chambers • Heather Clark • Suzy Cohen • Terry Dornbush • Sarah duBignon • Kitty Dukehart • Lee Duncan • Randy Farmer • Rita Fink • William Ham • Caroline Hatcher • Katie Hughey • Louise Kan • Lisa Krysiak • Elaine Lyon • Lorri McClain • Carol McDonald • Jim McKenzie • Glenn Miller •

Cecil Miner • Royce Mitchell • Susan Myers • Charlie Neal • Marian Palmore • Garry Pryor • Rubye and

Wayne Reid • Tommy Ripley • Agnes Elizabeth Robertson • Louis "Skip" Schueddig • Brian Sturgell • Julie

Thompson • Sally Gatling Tomlinson • Faye Van Winkle • Sandy Williamson • Randy Wilson • Hollis Youngner

FAMILY AND FRIENDS Eileen Abeyesundere • James and Julia Allen • Alex Collins Astrop • Karyn Bacon • Ed Bair • Daniel Baker • Bettina Bass • Sondra Bowen • Mr. and Mrs. William Boyd • Caroline Brewer • Connie Brittain • Joe Bumbak • Andrew Clark • Miguel Santiago Boaz-Contreras • Lisa Cooper • Joseph Counahan • Sandra Daniel • Annelly Deets • Aurelia Dunnam • Cheryl • Deborah Ellington • Amy Franklin • Carleton Fuller • Laura and Lucia Gardner • Bruce Gillies • Ann Gressette • Peggy Govan • Terry Harville • Greg Hentz • George Thomas Hole • Charlie Jones and Family • Sun Ja Kim • Betty C. Lyons • Pat Martin • Michelle Maxwell • Ann McCann • Michael McClelland • Lauren McConville • Desi McGinty • George Mori • Liz Nelson • Donna Norman • Steven Norman • Andi Otey • Kathlyn Pattillo • Bill Poole • Frank Roth • Lillian Sandoval • James Sands • Beverly Schellhase • Karl Schaffenburg • Grant Sharrow • Idamay Shaw • Daniel Ladson Shwab • John Steen • Donna Steigerwald • Tina Susco • Tom Talley • Pierson Thames • Jeffrey Thomas • Roger Traylor • Janiece Townshend • Ron M. Wallace • Roger Williams • Whit A. Wright • Patricia Young

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE DIED Wayne Bolton • Curt Jamison • Janice Coatney • William Donald Knight, Jr.


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ANTIQUES SHOW ANTIQUES SHOW BENEFICIARIES The 2020 Cathedral Antiques Show, January 22–26, is pleased to announce this year’s beneficiary. Moving in the Spirit is an awardwinning creative youth development program that uses dance to teach young people the social, emotional, and cognitive skills they need to thrive. Through programs that integrate high-quality dance instruction with performance, leadership and mentor opportunities, Moving in the Spirit helps children and teens to overcome the obstacles they face each day and realize their highest potential. Funds from the 2020 Cathedral Antiques Show will be used to help fund their brand new facility at the Edgewood/Candler Park Marta station. The Cathedral Antiques Show is now accepting applications for its 2021 beneficiary. Applications can be found online at Viable applicant organizations will be Atlanta-area non-profit human services organizations that can demonstrate exemplary stewardship of resources, excellent governance, high operational efficiency, and lasting positive outcomes for populations served. The Cathedral Antiques Show is particularly interested in helping charities for whom the show’s support will be transformational. The deadline is November 22, 2019.

BACH: MAGNIFICAT! AND ORCHESTRAL SUITE NO. 3 ATLANTA BAROQUE ORCHESTRA Julie Andrijeski, artistic director & concertmaster

CATHEDRAL SCHOLA Dale Adelmann, conductor

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019 | 7:30 P.M. at the Cathedral of St. Philip

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2019 | 4 P.M. at St. David's Episcopal Church, Roswell

The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra once again teams up with the Cathedral Schola to present one of J.S. Bach’s most celebratory works. Prepare for a dazzling display of solos and

choruses enhanced by a colorful array of instruments including trumpets, timpani, woodwinds and strings. Paired with the Magnificat is Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, a spirited tour de force including the soulfully atmospheric Air popularly known as the “Air on the G String.”

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