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The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey is Canon for Ministry Development and Congregational Vitality in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, GA.

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The Reverend Canon C. John Thompson-Quartey is Canon for Ministry Development and Congregational Vitality in the diocese of Atlanta.  Prior to arriving in Atlanta, he served as rector of St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey for nine years.  Before St. Mary's, he was Chaplain for Pastoral Care and Director of the Community Outreach Program at St. Paul's School in Concord, NH from 1999 to 2005.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University, New Jersey and a Master of Divinity from the General Theological Seminary, New York.  After graduating from General Seminary he served as Associate Rector for Youth and Family Ministries at Christ Church in Ridgewood, NJ from 1997 t0 1999.

In his current position, he is responsible for: inspiring vitality in congregations through parish stewardship support and vestry coaching; vocational discernment and seminarian support; clergy events program planning; clergy continuing education support; serving as resource person for the Community of Deacons; and supervision of Campus Ministries and Youth Ministries.

He is passionate about social justice and Adaptive Leadership.  He is married to Jerlyn (Jeri), and they have three daughters.

 


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The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey

John Thompson-Quartey: On Being God's New Creation

John 20:1-18

Easter - Resurrection of the Lord - Year C

April 21, 2019

The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey (TEC)

 

To John, our Gospel writer, the Good News of Jesus Christ begins not with a baby in a manger, but from the very beginning of creation. You can tell by the way John begins his gospel: "In the beginning was the word."

The first three words echo the creation story from the book of Genesis, and John was very intentional about starting with those words. John sees the birth, life, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ taking its roots in the beginning of creation.

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