Clergy & Lay Leaders

2012 Diocesan Convention, photo by Julius Ariail

The following information is offered in support of the work of the clergy and lay leaders of the Diocese of Georgia. Most of the documents you need are found in the Reference Library at this site.

St. Paul, Augusta

Christian Education
A group of online resources to assist congregations in developing and maintaining a vibrant Christian formation program. The site includes specific recommendations for children, youth and adults.

Congregational Development
A small collection of congregation development resources and information on how to research your parish and community at The Episcopal Church website.

Deacons
The Deacon’s pages are being reworked and the new deacons’ area of the website will go back online.

Diocese of Georgia YouTube Channel
The site linked above hosts the various videos created by the Diocese including the nine short films shown at Convention 2011, the Bishop’s Advent Video and more.

eCrozier
The eCrozier is Bishop Benhase’s weekly email reflections.

From the Field
This is the weekly e-newsletter of the Diocese of Georgia. The link above is to the archives page, from which you may also subscribe.

Parish Archives Guide
A guide to setting up a system for preserving the history of your congregation for future generations from the Diocese of Connecticut. Also see the churcharchives.pdf which offers suggestions for religious institution archives from the South Carolina’s State Historical Records Advisory Board.

Vestry Members
Below are some helpful links for vestry members.
Vestry101
Vestry Meetings
Vestry Orientation
Buildings and Grounds
Financial Planning

Positions Available
A listing of congregations in transition who are in some stage toward hiring clergy or laity for staff.

Supply Clergy
This is the current list of those clergy available to serve parishes in the Diocese of Georgia.

Welcoming Children
A helpful brochure to print and make available to parents of young children in your congregation with some specific advice based on stages of child development.

The Rev. Dr. Joe Bowden blessing a dog at Holy Comforter’s Blessing of the Animals


Diocesan House

Diocesan House
611 East Bay Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401-1296
Phone (912) 236-4279
Fax (912)236-2007

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Diocesan Calendar


Click on the calendar image above to see the diocesan calendar of events.