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Adult Education

The Dean's Forum 
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Join Sam Candler, the Dean of the Cathedral, as he presents contemporary issues of faith and life, and leads discussion. Listen to Dean's Forum podcasts.
Old-Fashioned Sunday School spring curriculum 
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Do you wonder sometimes what Christians are supposed to believe? This spring we will explore what the Apostles Creed has to say about the central beliefs of the Christian faith. But, we'll do it in a slightly different way than you may have experienced in the past. Each Sunday, we'll take one of the statements made in the ancient Creed and reflect on it through the lens of a more contemporary work. Using David Cunningham's book, Reading is Believing, we'll draw on novels, plays, and films by authors like Dickens, Shakespeare, P. D. James, and Graham Greene to show how the Creed can create and sustain meaning in our lives.
Single Professional Women’s Bible Study  
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The Single Professional Women’s Bible Study meets on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Lanier House. Email Canon Wallace Marsh at wmarsh@stphilipscathedral.org if you are in your 20s or 30s and are interested in being a part of this group.

Canon's Corner

Canon's Corner: George Maxwell 
Sunday, May 19, 2013
This is the new beginning that we are celebrating in our festival of Pentecost. Fifty days after Easter, we gather to celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit with its power to unite us, to make us one.

Cathedral Archives

Labyrinths provide peace, focus, release 
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Joe Earle interviews Canon Beth Knowlton and St. Monica's Guild president, Mary Caroline Cravens, about the labyrinths at the Cathedral.
Advent wreaths mark the weeks ‘til Christmas 
Monday, December 05, 2011
Joe Earle interviews Cathedral families about the meaning of Advent during a wreath-making party.
Tour guide points out hidden highlights in cathedral’s windows 
Thursday, April 07, 2011
A Reporter Newspaper article by H.M. Cauley on Ken Brownlee's monthly tours of the Cathedral's stained glass windows.

Children

Week of Wonder registration is open 
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Link to Week of Wonder registration page.
LaAmistad Afterschool program 
Sunday, January 05, 2014
Are you looking for a way to be involved in the broader community in 2014? Join us as we build our new LaAmistad Afterschool program at the Cathedral. Volunteer opportunities include tutoring students from Garden Hills Elementary, providing a healthy afterschool snack for approximately 20 children, and serving as a Godly Play storyteller. LaAmistad Afterschool at the Cathedral meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. while school is in session.
Register for Children's Sunday School 
Sunday, August 25, 2013
Online Sunday School registration is open for 3 year olds through 5th grade students. Read more for link to form.

Dean Sam Candler

Pilgrimage Posts from Ghana by Sam Candler 
Monday, September 30, 2013
Dean Candler was on a pilgrimage in Ghana with Episcopal Relief and Development in July. Entries from his blog are posted here and on his http://www.goodfaithandthecommongood.blogspot.com/

Episcopal Church Women (ECW)

Women's Habitat Build day 
Saturday, April 26, 2014
I’m reaching out to you on behalf of the Cathedral’s Episcopal Church Women (ECW). Some of you may not realize that you are a member of this group, but if you are a woman and member of the Cathedral—you’re in! And as a member, you have a WONDERFUL opportunity to participate in a “Women’s Build Day” for the Cathedral Habitat for Humanity home on Saturday, April 26. You’ll work alongside fellow Cathedral ECW at-large and guild members to build a home for a deserving family. What a great way to build community among the women of the church while serving others!
ECW Spring Derby luncheon 
Friday, April 25, 2014
Join us at 11 a.m.–1 p.m. on the Lanier House Lawn. (In case of rain Child Hall) Tickets $20 Available for purchase at stphilipscathedral.org/payments, on the Atrium kiosk, or in the Atrium through Sunday, April 13. Featuring Noted Counselor and Speaker Mazi Robinson, MS, LPC, NPC Women’s Well-Being and Relationship Specialist
Small donations, big help 
Sunday, February 02, 2014
St. Veronica’s Guild is seeking donations of individual-size toiletries and diapers for its mission ministry. Small items needed include soap, lotion, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, razors, shaving cream, and baby powder. Please leave your donations at the Information Desk in the Atrium. St. Veronica’s uses these items in support of the work of Church of the Common Ground, Holy Comforter Church, Crossroads Community Ministries and Rainbow Village.

Farmers Market

Farmers Market has returned! 
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The Farmers Market has returned for its eighth season! It's open on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Cathedral parking lot. Learn more at peachtreeroadfarmersmarket.com

Outreach and Mission

Build hope with Habitat 
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Our next home build begins on Saturday, March 29 and runs through May 17. If you have built before, come join again. 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 may sign up in the Atrium beginning in March or contact John Champion at 404-307-0817 or john.champion@kurtsalmon.com.
Habitat leader at Cathedral of St. Philip lauded for 10 years of service 
Sunday, June 16, 2013
This tribute to John Champion and his work with the Habitat ministry appeared in the Living section of the June 16, 2013 Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Read more.
Carpenter’s Kids 
Monday, June 04, 2012
Cathedral members have had the opportunity for the last several years to begin a life-changing partnership with a child in Tanzania through the Carpenter’s Kids program. A pledge of $80/year for five years gives an HIV/AIDS orphan, or other vulnerable child, an opportunity to go to school. Your pledge covers the cost of a school uniform, shoes, socks, and breakfast each school day for one child. The ingathering of pledges for Carpenter’s Kids has begun. An email to those already pledging, updating your pledge status, should be in your inbox soon. Email questions to stpkids@gmail.com or call Kimberly McOmber at 404-467-9425. New pledges can be made online. If you prefer to put your pledge in the offering plate at a Cathedral service, please remember to put Carpenter’s Kids in the memo line of your check. Thank you for your continued support.

Parish Life

Register for the Kanuga Parish Retreat! 
Friday, May 23, 2014
Registration form for the Cathedral parish retreat at Kanuga in Hendersonville, NC
Sunday breakfasts offered 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Sunday breakfast will be served in Child Hall from 7-9 a.m. Menu prices are listed here.
Join the Green Aprons 
Sunday, September 22, 2013
The Green Aprons are currently seeking the following: 3rd Sunday volunteer to assist in Children’s Chapel Those interested in being on a list of alternates for when substitutes are needed. Contact Parker Sessions at parker.d.sessions@gmail.com to volunteer.

Pastoral Care

Monthly Caregivers Lunch 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Are you caring for a spouse, parent, or other family member, or grieving the loss of someone for whom you cared? You are invited to join a informal caregivers support group that will meet the second Wednesday of each month, beginning April 9, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lanier House board room. The meeting provides a time for connecting with others who are going through similar experiences. Participants may bring a lunch, or purchase a lunch at the Cathedral if they wish. We will share practical information and receive emotional and spiritual support from each other.
Mneme therapy® information session 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Cathedral parishioners are invited to a Lunch-n-Learn about Mneme (pronounced “nemma”) Therapy®. There is no charge for this information session, but bring your lunch or buy lunch from the Cathedral kitchen. If you have a family member with challenges such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke, trauma, autism, Asperger’s, or learning disabilities, you’ll be interested to hear more.

Prayer and Spiritual Formation

Videos of Lenten series by Luke Timothy Johnson 
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Link to videos of Practical Christianity: Lessons from the Letter of James by Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson

Stewardship

2014 Stewardship campaign underway 
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Be on the lookout for your 2014 Stewardship materials. This year’s theme “Glory in the Church” reminds us of God’s grace (more than we can imagine!) and our crucial role as Christians living in community. Our contributions to this community are ultimately offerings to God. As Dean Candler recently wrote, these offerings “allow us to be the Body of Christ in the world.” Pledging is easy: mail your pledge card, drop your pledge card in the offering plate, or fill out the online form. Beginning this year, parishioners also have the ability to pledge in the Giving Kiosk in the Cathedral Atrium. We look forward to our annual pledge processional at services on Sunday, November 3. Please contact David Rocchio at 404-365-1033 or drocchio@stphilipscathedral.org for more information.
Giving Kiosk installed  
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Forgot your checkbook? No cash? Now there is a convenient and secure way to give via credit or debit card to the Cathedral. Installed earlier this month, the Cathedral’s Giving Kiosk allows parishioners and guests to contribute to the Cathedral with some keystrokes and the swipe of a credit/debit card. Whether paying on a pledge or just giving on the spot, users can set up a one-time or recurring contribution. The Giving Kiosk is self-service and integrated with the Cathedral’s online giving tool (stphilipscathedral.org/contribute). Please contact Director of Stewardship David Rocchio at drocchio@stphilipscathedral.org or 404-365-1033 with any questions or concerns.

Worship

Drummers and other noisemakers needed for Palm Sunday! 
Sunday, April 13, 2014
You are invited to shout “Hosanna!” and bang drums, blow kazoos, tap tambourines or make a joyful noise on other instruments in our Palm Sunday procession. Bring the instrument of your choice and meet in the horseshoe drive before the 8:45 and/or the 11:15 a.m. services on Sunday, April 13.

Youth Ministries

Youth confirmation and Sunday School registration 
Sunday, August 18, 2013
We’re trying something new to make sign-ups easier throughout the year. We are moving all registrations online. Once a Youth Sunday School registration OR a Youth Confirmation registration has been submitted for a youth, we will keep all the personal, contact, and emergency/medical information on file. Once we have this information, you won’t need to provide it again; all you will need to do to sign up for individual activities is to go online and submit your name, any activity-specific information that might be requested, and release information. All this can be taken care of at stphilipscathedral.org/youth. If you prefer not to have the information on file at the Cathedral, you will need to fill out the full form for each activity.

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