6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Mary's Chapel
980 S. Lumpkin St. Contact: The Rev. Daniel Brown Chaplain 706-353-2330
Lillian Haas Warden 678-362-3516
Kyle Mackey Warden 706-254-4523
Rt. Rev. Robert C. Wright, first African-American Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, will preach. Hosted by the Episcopal Center @ UGA.Wright was elected June 2, 2012, by lay delegates and priests of the Diocese of Atlanta to become the 10th bishop in the diocese’s 105-year history. He was ordained and consecrated a bishop on Saturday, Oct. 13, in a special worship service at Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on the campus of Morehouse College. He is the first African American to become an Episcopal bishop in Georgia. During the past decade, Wright has served the Atlanta community as a member of Leadership Atlanta, on the boards of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School and St. Laurence School. In the Diocese of Atlanta, in addition to serving as the dean of the Mid-Atlanta Convocation, he has chaired the Commission on Ministry, the deputation to the General Convention and served as youth dean at Camp Mikell. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Virginia Theological Seminary. He is married to Beth Sarah-Wright, an author, former college professor and mother to their five children: Jordan, Emmanuel, Selah, Noah and Moses-Daniel.