June 27, 2024

Online Giving

We’re excited to share that Church of the Holy Comforter has partnered with SecureGive to make giving easier - no matter where you are, you can give quickly and securely. From your computer or phone, visit our website at or use the button below. Then simply enter your amount, and choose between a one time or recurring donation. Sign In, Sign Up, or give as a Guest. If you have any questions, we’re always here to help. Call the church office at 706-210-1133.


The ministry of Holy Comforter would not happen without the generosity so many of you show week after week. Thank you for all that you’re doing!


Looking for Volunteers

Father Glenn is looking for nine others to join him on Tuesday, July 2nd at 9am till noon to pack meals for food insecure children and seniors. We meet at 3310 Commerce Drive in Augusta. If you are available to serve, contact Father Glenn at

The Rector’s Forum

“Meandering through Mark”: For June and July in The Rector’s Forum we will read and discuss the assigned lessons to be heard in worship for the day. We meet Sunday mornings in the downstairs classroom at 9:15am.

Sunday's Worship Resource

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

Service Bulletin


Sunday, July 7th: We are joined by a Woodwind Quintet at our worship service! Following the service, there will be more music and a potluck lunch - sign up in the foyer to bring a dish or dessert.

The Book Club meets Wednesday, July 10th at 10am in the Parish Hall to discuss Why Me, Why This, Why Now: A Guide to Answering Life’s Toughest Questions by Robin Norwood. For more information, contact Mary Kelly at All are welcome!   

Movie and Discussion

On Thursday, July 11th from 6:30-8:30pm we will watch and have a discussion around the spiritual themes in the movie, The Wizard of Oz. We meet in the downstairs classroom.

Dinner Church and Speaker

Come to Dinner Church on Wednesday, July 17th from 6:00-7:30pm. The theme will be "Spaghetti and Meatballs". Please sign up in the foyer to bring a dish, salad, dessert etc.


The guest speaker will be Stephen Poteet from Poteet Funeral Homes. Stephen will do a 15 minute user-friendly presentation on "Five Questions" followed by a discussion.

The Holy Comforter Men’s Group meets Wednesday, July 24th at 8:00am at Metro Diner, 2820 Washington Road in Augusta. All are welcome!

Thursday, July 25th at 7pm: Taizé is a simple, meditative form of worship, calling us to dwell deeply on Christ's presence around and within us. Chants, prayerful silence, and short readings guide the focus of the prayer in a candle-lit environment. We meet in the downstairs chapel.

Children's Ministry News

We are thrilled to announce the start of our Sunday School program on August 4th running through Spring 2025. Sunday School meets from 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM prior to worship. This year, we have an exciting new curriculum that's fun, engaging, and sure to delight both the children and our adult leaders!

We Need YOU!

There are plenty of ways to get involved, so there's something for everyone:

  • Readers: Bring stories and lessons to life for the kids.
  • Musicians: Lead our young ones in joyful songs and music.
  • Break Out Leaders: Guide age-specific activities for our Little Ones (preschool through 1st grade) and Older Kids (2nd through 5th grade).
  • Support Helpers: Assist our breakout leaders with their activities and ensure everything runs smoothly.

The best part? All planning and materials are prepared in advance, giving you plenty of time to get familiar with them. It’s easy and fun!


  • SafeChurch Training: Must be completed within the last three years.
  • Diocesan Background Check: Required within the last five years.

Ready to make a difference? Simply fill out our Sunday School Volunteer Form. If you have any questions or need more information, please reach out to Laura Knight.

Join us in creating a wonderful, enriching, and fun-filled experience for our children!

Latest News from our Diocese

View the latest news from our Diocese using the link below. The updates include upcoming Diocesan events for adults, youth, and children. Also included are pictures from across our Diocese.

From the Field


The Rev. Glenn Palmer

Vivian Vaiden

Lara Fort

Robyn Macey

Laura Knight



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

  • Mail checks to: Church of the Holy Comforter, 473 Fury’s Ferry Road, Martinez, Georgia, 30907.  

  • 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.

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For those in need of healing: Debbie Grover, Maurice Lewis and The Rev. David Kennedy


For those celebrating birthdays: Kathy McLendon and Jessica Wilkerson


For those celebrating anniversaries: Jamee and Michelle Anthony, Ray and Maurica Bourne


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


For those in residential care: Loren Waldo


For the safety of Joseph Haddow and all those who serve abroad.



The Rev. Glenn A. Palmer

Lay Eucharistic Minister

Pam Vanscoy

Jenny Quebedeaux


Brandon Belair

Ben Doughtie


Emily Milburn

Altar Guild

Sharon Attaway

Altar Bread

Judy Smith

Prayer Team

Judy Smith

Tula Henson


Katie Shepherd

Blanca Perez

Media Crew

Bill Liebel

Keith Milburn

Vestry Person of the Day

Keith Milburn