Photos from Holy Closing

October 22, 2023


Following are pictures taken at our service and at the reception that followed.  If you’d like to download and save any of these pictures, please right click on the image and click the option to SAVE.  Below the photos, you’ll see a list of other churches that were blessed to receive much needed items from St. Gabriel’s.  The body of Christ is much larger than we are, and God is using St. Gabriel’s to bless other churches from Macon to South Carolina.


The following churches, Christian ministries and other non-profit organizations have been blessed by the ministry of St. Gabriel’s. Each shared that the sad event of our closing was still used by God to provide much needed  support for their ministries.

Fr. Bob Fessler’s ongoing ministry to
patients at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter
Atlanta, GA
Rev. Ashley Carr, Rector

Grace Episcopal Church
Gainesville, GA
Rev. Stuart Higginbotham, Rector

Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church
Clarkesville, GA
Rev. Doris Graf Smith, Interim Priest-in-Charge

St. Anthony’s Episcopal Church
Winder, GA
Rev. Edgar Otero, Rector

St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church
Smyrna, GA
Rev. Jenna Strizak, Rector

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church
Marietta, GA
Rev. Sarah K. Fisher, Rector

St. Clare’s Episcopal Church
Blairsville, GA
Rev. Liz Schellingerhoudt, Rector

St. Edward’s Episcopal Church
Lawrenceville, GA
Rev. Fabio Sotelo, Priest-in-Charge

St. James Episcopal Church
Marietta, GA
Rev. Dr. Pat Miller, Rector

St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church
Carrollton, GA
The Very Rev. Jeff Jackson, Rector

Sts. Mary and Martha of Bethany Episcopal Church
Buford, GA
Rev. Laura Masterson, Priest-in-Charge

St. Matthias Episcopal Church
Toccoa, GA
Rev. Scott Harding

St. Teresa’s Episcopal Church
Acworth, GA
Rev. Canon Dr. Adegboyega Gordon Okunsanya

The Church of Our Saviour
Marietta, GA
Rev. Melanie Rowell, Rector

The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany
Atlanta, GA
Rev. Amy Dills-Wright, Rector

The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection
Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Rev. Scott Kidd, Rector


Adventure Bags – Help for Displaced Children
Winder, GA

Georgia Alliance for Breast Cancer
Norcross, GA

Mikell Camp & Conference Center
Toccoa, GA

My Sister’s Place – Restoring Hope
Gainesville, GA

North Gwinnett Food Co-Op
Buford, GA

Spirit of Sharing
Winder, GA

Wonderful Days Preschool
Marietta, GA