Church of the Holy Comforter

a traditional Episcopal church

The Anglican Church of the Holy Comforter is a parish of the Diocese of the Atlantic States of the Anglican Province of Christ the King.  Established in 1983, the parish recently celebrated its 35th anniversary.  We welcome visitors, and inquirers are encouraged to contact us and to learn more about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the truths of historic Christianity as expressed in Anglicanism.

Sunday Services

Holy Communion – 8:30am in the Chapel. This service is limited to those who are 65 years of age or older and/or to those who have underlying health concerns.

Holy Communion (with Choir & Organ) – 10:00am in the Church. This service is open to everyone.

At both services, proper precautions are being observed in light of the Covid-19 crisis.

Weekday Services

On Wednesdays (and other Feast Days throughout the year), Evening Prayer is said in the said at 5:30 p.m. This is followed by Holy Communion at 6:00 p.m.

The Children’s Choir assists us in chanting the Psalms and Canticles for Evening Prayer. It is truly a blessing to see and hear them learning to worship the Lord.

Here are the following weekday services offered from January through Ash Wednesday:

Wednesday – 6 January AD 2021 – The Epiphany of our Lord.

Wednesday – 13 January AD 2021 – The Octave of the Epiphany

Wednesday – 20 January AD 2021 – Ss. Fabian, P.  and Sebastian MM.

Wednesday – 27 January AD 2021 – St. John Chrysostom, B.C.D.

Wednesday – 3 February AD 2021 – St. Blase, B.M.

Wednesday – 10 February AD 2021 – St. Scholastica, V.

Wednesday – 17 February AD 2021 – Ash Wednesday

On Ash Wednesday there will be two services.

11:00am – Morning Prayer, Litany, Penitential Office, Imposition of Ashes, Holy Communion.

5:30pm – Evening Prayer, Litany, Penitential Office, Imposition of Ashes, Holy Communion.



He is risen.

Ordination to the Priesthood on February 9, 2019 (The Feast Day of St. Cyril of Alexandria): Fr. Shannon L. Clark, front, with (second row) the Rt. Rev. John Upham, left, now archbishop of the province, and the Rt. Rev. William Wiygul (ret’d), right.

The Rev. Shannon L. Clark, rector, can be reached at:  Telephone:  (205) 665-2769, church office; (205) 461-5037, mobile.  Email address for Fr. Shannon:

Anglican Province of Christ the King