June Food Drive

During the month of June, the Church of Our Saviour will be collecting food to help the Midtown Assistance Center. You can bring non-perishable food, household supplies and hygiene items with you whenever you are stopping at the church and deposit them in the marked box in the parish hall. Every Sunday during the month of June we will be collecting the donated items and delivering them to MAC. MAC provides emergency assistance to low-income, working Atlantans to prevent homelessness and hunger during periods of financial crisis.

If you have any questions about the drive or MAC, please contact Letty Guevara-Cuence at 404-428-2608.

Adult Christian Education Class

The class is entitled “Transforming Questions and the Book of Common Prayer: The Heart of Anglican Spirituality.” It meets each Sunday from 9:45–10:45am in the Library (located off Pettway Hall).

Let’s Get Connected

The Stewardship Committee wants to let everyone know about an initiative to update our parish records that we are embarking on. In the upcoming weeks you will see the committee members (Jeff Chancellor, Lauren Giles, Brian Mullaney and Mary Sommers) armed with laptops and tablets asking you to update the basic records we have for you. You will be asked to enter—or let us enter for you—this information into  your own personal record in Realm, the parish’s online database, or submit it the old-fashioned way (on paper!). Each member will set up a login and password so that they will be able to access their own information going forward. Among the things you will be able to do in Realm will be to indicate how you want to receive communications from the parish; send messages to the parish administrator, priest or other parish members; view your donation record or set up a recurring donation (via electronic giving).

The first time we ask you to enter your information, we want everyone to check the following:

  • Your name for spelling
  • Your address and phone number for currency and correctness
  • Your email address (if you have or use one) and, if you have more than one, indicate which is your preferred address
  • Your date of birth

While these are the most essential elements we are looking for, there is a whole range of other information you can enter and which we will encourage you to complete as you desire. And you can even add a picture to enhance your profile!

Realm is an online ministry tool designed for real-time connection. Once we get everyone registered it will act as an online directory of parishioners. (And if everyone adds a photo there will finally exist a photo directory of the parish!) Everyone can connect from anywhere at any time, even from their mobile devices. In the near future, we'll add a link on the parish's website that will take you to Realm's login page.

Our decision to adopt this platform reflects our hope to strengthen parish connections. However, your privacy is one of our greatest concerns. Realm keeps your data safe and gives you control over what information you share and who can see it. The database includes only people in our parish—it is not like a social network that’s open to everyone—and only people in our parish can access it.

As mentioned above, our giving records are connected to the Realm platform and will be accessible online, to you, once you have created an account. Let us assure you that access to giving records remains restricted, and information will be visible only to you (when you log in) and to the parish’s financial staff.

June 2018 Angelus

To download a copy of the June 2018 Angelus, click here.

Children’s Christian Education

Classes are held every Sunday from mid-August until May from 9:45 to 10:45am. Pilgrims’ classes (for 3- to 9-year-olds) are held in Garrison Hall (across the courtyard from the church) and Little Lambs’ classes, for those under 3, are held in the room adjacent to the Nursery. (Please bring your Little Lambs to the Nursery for drop off.) The children’s program uses the Godly Play ­curriculum. For more information or details, please contact Amy Wells, our head of Children and Youth Formation, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 404-436-4522.

Do you have an hour or two to spare on Wednesday afternoon about every six weeks?

An additional delivery person (or persons) are needed to get the sandwiches made for the parish’s outreach program to the folks who need them. Each week COOS volunteers make and deliver sandwiches to the parishioners of the Church of the Common Ground (located in Woodruff Park downtown) for the meal that follows their weekly bible study. Because of changing schedules, we are now short a delivery person. Delivery involves picking up the sandwiches from the kitchens at COOS on Wednesday afternoon, and delivering them to the priest at Common Ground in Woodruff Park at 2:30pm, for their 3pm bible study.  Delivery persons are always welcome to join the bible study, but this is not required--dropping off is fine if time doesn't permit! Most volunteers deliver approximately every six weeks, but the schedule is flexible.  And “training” (in the form of a delivery run with an experienced volunteer) is available. Please contact Eric Strange at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in taking part in this outreach program.

Easy Additional Ways to Give

Church of Our Saviour can now be selected as a Community Rewards Partner in conjunction with your Kroger Plus Card. Make sure you have a card, sign in to your account and designate the parish as your selected organization. (47253 is our official Kroger number.) From then all you have to do is use your card when you shop!

And don't forget, make your Amazon purchases through AmazonSmile and 0.5% of your eligible purchases will be donated to the parish. All monies raised from both of these programs will be donated to our parish’s St. Vincent Fund which is used to assist the poor and people in need.