Episcopal Church Women (ECW)
The mission of the ECW, which includes every woman of the Cathedral parish, is to support the efforts of all members of the Cathedral in order to help people find Christian community through service, study and worship. If you have any questions about the ECW, contact the 2013 President Gigi Rouland. The 2014 President is Talley Hultgren, 404-405-4733.
ECW Board for 2014
President: Talley Hultgren, 404-405-4733
Groups and Guilds under ECW include:
St. Catherine's Guild: This guild is for women in their 40's/50's with school-age/college-age children (or no children!) and meets monthly at 7 p.m., at varied locations. For more information, please contact Jennifer Van Horn, 404-252-5300.
St. Clare's Guild: We welcome ALL mothers of school age children (elementary, middle and high school) to join our Guild for outreach both as a group and with your kids. Please go to the St. Clare's webpage for more information.
St. Elizabeth’s Guild: This guild meets at noon on the first Wednesday of each month in various locations and supports the Cathedral Antiques Show, the Partnership Against Domestic Violence, and the Cathedral’s Memorial Garden. Contact Carol Clark, 404-233-1591.
St. Monica’s Guild: St. Monica's Guild welcomes all mothers, whether your child is 2 weeks old or school-aged, looking for fellowship. This year we’ll read St. George and the Dragon (And the Quest for the Holy Grail) by Edward Hays and Simple Ways: Towards the Sacred, by Gunilla Norris. Both books are available in the Cathedral Book Store. The 2013-2014 schedule is on the St. Monica's webpage. Please join us even if you haven’t had time to do the reading—you’ll enjoy the company and the discussion. Please invite friends to join us. Our regular Tuesday night meetings, held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. in the Gould Room, begin with wine and fellowship, followed by relaxed discussion focusing on relationships (every kind under the sun) and spiritual life. Occasionally, we also have special guest speakers and other programs. Contact Mary Caroline Cravens, 404-869-5686.
St. Veronica’s Guild: Meets second Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. in the Lanier House for lunch. For more information, please contact Lane Barnum, 770-730-8177.
The Cathedral Antiques Show: Mary Elrod and Marion Williams are the 2014 Co-Chairs. For more information call the Antique Show office at 404-365-1107.
2014 Cathedral Antiques Show and BeneficiaryThe Cathedral Antiques Show & Tour of Homes celebrated its 43rd year when it opened with the Preview Party on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. The Cathedral Antiques Show is a major outreach project sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women of the Cathedral of St. Philip. As Atlanta’s oldest and most prestigious antiques show, this annual event is truly a “Passion for a Purpose,” having raised almost $4 million for Atlanta-area non-profits since its inception in 1969.
With the help of hundreds of volunteers and support from the church, antique dealers, corporate sponsors, and patrons, the Antiques Show & Tour of Homes attracts participants and attendees from around the country who enjoy art, design, decorating, and learning about antiques. While preparations and planning occur throughout the year, the show is held at the Cathedral of St. Philip in late January to early February.
This year we are pleased to partner with Crossroads Community Ministries as our 2014 beneficiary. The mission of Crossroads is to empower people who are homeless to progress on the road toward economic and personal self-sufficiency. Funds raised through the Antiques Show will benefit the Crossroads Renewal Project and Housing Solutions Program, which will allow placement of additional families in safe, affordable apartments and will ensure the necessary services for pursuing an independent, hopeful life.
Katherine Hill and Marion Williams are the 2014 co-chairs. Buckhead residents and longtime active members of the Cathedral, Tish and Rowland Radford served as honorary chairs for the Antiques Show. We welcomed people throughout the parish and metro Atlanta to participate in this event by volunteering and attending the show activities. For more information on volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the Show office at 404-365-1107.
To go to the Cathedral Antiques Show website, click here.
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