March 16, 2023

This Sunday, March 19th

Our bishop, The Rt. Rev. Frank Logue, will be with us this Sunday, March 19. We celebrate the sacraments of confirmation and reception. Following the worship service, we are having a potluck celebration. All are invited!

Kids Club 219: Our bishop will meet with the children downstairs from 9:15am to 9:30am during their Sunday School hour.

The Rector’s Forum: The bishop will meet with the Rector's Forum from 9:30am to 10:15am in the Parish Hall. This is not only for those being confirmed and received but for all others interested in attending as well.

Sunday Morning Lenten Discussion: Sunday mornings at 9:15am: Join us for a small group discussion of Kate Bowler’s Bless the Lent We Actually Have. Questions? Contact Laura Schmick at

Sunday's Worship Resource

Join us for in-person worship this Sunday at 10:30am. The service will broadcast live on our Facebook page each Sunday morning.

Service Bulletin


Lenten Speaker Series

Our Lenten Speaker Series continues tonight, March 16th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Parish Hall. Carleton Vaughn will join us to share his insights on the Trial of Jesus Christ from a lawyer's viewpoint. This is open to everybody and is sponsored by the Daughters of the King (DOK).

Thursday, March 23: Carleton Vaughn returns to conclude his discussion of the trial of Jesus from a lawyers perspective. 


Thursday, March 30th: All are invited to watch and discuss the award winning Oscar nominated short film, Stranger at the Gate. We meet in the Parish Hall from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Sign up in the foyer to bring a dish.

The Rector's Forum will be held in April on the following Sundays: April 2, 16, 23, and 30. We will read and discuss If God is Love, Don't be a Jerk: Finding a Faith that Makes us Better Humans by John Pavlovitz.

Holy Week

Sunday, April 2nd at 10:30am

Palm Sunday: Blessing of the Palms and Procession at 10:30am. Palm Sunday marks our entrance with Jesus into Jerusalem and Holy Week.

Thursday, April 6th at 7:00pm

Maundy Thursday: The Holy Comforter Choir joins us for this special service, including the foot washing and stripping of the altar.

Friday, April 7th at 12:00pm 

Good Friday: We meet at noon for the Stations of the Cross in the Parish Hall.

Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 9th, we will have two Services on Easter! Worship with us at either 8:30am or 10:30am. The choir will be at both services. In between we will have a light brunch so bring something to share. Ham and Mimosas provided by the church. The Easter egg hunt follows the 10:30 service. 

The Sacrament of Holy Baptism is offered Easter Sunday. If you or your child wishes to be baptized, call the church office at 706-210-1133.

The Book Club meets Wednesday, April 12th at 10am in the Parish Hall to discuss The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline. This novel tells the story of 3 women whose lives are bound together in 19th century Australia and the hardships they weather together as they fight for redemption and freedom in a new society. All are welcome. 


February Financial Report

  • Use the Square Reader in the foyer for debit/credit cards

  • Go to our website, click giving and use Pay Pal

  • Make checks out to Holy Comforter and/or give cash and put it in the offertory plate on Sunday.

  • Remember Holy Comforter in your will.

  • For those with an IRA account, consider using your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) as a way to give.

  • All gifts are tax deductible.
There are several ways to give. You can go on-line to our website at and click on Giving at the top right hand corner. Or, you can mail checks to: Church of the Holy Comforter, 473 Fury’s Ferry Road, Martinez, Georgia, 30809.  
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For those in need of healing: Wendell Dodson, Louis Hernandez, Katie, Billy Carter, Linda Scales, Joe Bowden, and Bill Jackob


For those celebrating birthdays: Donnie Hixon, Valera Hudson, Linda Hoogland, and David Harbeson


For those celebrating anniversaries: Steve and Maria Crane, Keith and Emily Milburn


Thanksgiving for our partnership with Martinez Elementary School, The Claiborne, Kairos Prison Ministry, and Boy Scout Troop 10.


For those who are homebound: Loren Waldo  


For the safety of all those who serve abroad.


For the departed: Mike Ricketson and Becky Swindol Oliver



The Rt. Rev. Frank Logue

Assisting Priest

The Rev. Glenn A. Palmer


The Rev. John Warner

Lay Eucharistic Minister

Tab Carter

Jenny Quebedeaux


Elise Cardinal

Ben Doughtie

Brandon Belair


Carol Kane

Altar Guild

Karen Sheppard

Alison Moseley

Altar Bread

Sara Liebel

Prayer Team

Robert Bargeron

Harriet Myers

Pre-Service Greeters

Harriet Myers


Fred and Linda Hoogland

Vestry Person of the Day

Tab Carter