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 through August of Trinity Season:

Wednesday, June 24th – The Nativity of John Baptist, 1st Century.

Wednesday, July 8th – Wednesday after the Fourth Sunday after Trinity.

Wednesday, July 15th – Translation of St. Swithun, Bishop and Confessor, AD 862.

Wednesday, July 22nd – St. Mary Magdalene, Penitent, 1st Century.

Saturday, July 25th – St James (the Greater), Apostle, 1st Century.

Wednesday, July 29th – St. Martha, Virgin, 1st Century.

Wednesday, August 5th – St. Oswald, King and Martyr, AD 642.

Thursday, August 6th – The Transfiguration of Our Lord.

Friday, August 7th – The Most Holy Name of Jesus.

Wednesday, August 12th – St. Clare, Virgin, AD 1253.

Saturday, August 15th – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Wednesday, August 19th – Wednesday of the Octave of the Assumption of the                                                   Blessed Virgin Mary.

Monday, August 24th – St. Bartholomew, Apostle, 1st Century.

Wednesday, August 26th – Wednesday after the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity.


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