Father Jason Epps, Senoia, was invited by Archbishop Craig Bates, the Patriarch of the International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church, to address the North American House of Bishops which was recently held at Church of the Messiah, Jacksonville, FL. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was the first time the House of Bishops has met in person since March 2019. Epps, who spent twenty years in law enforcement before retiring as a Lieutenant in charge of the Criminal Investigation Division, is the Dean of the Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg, GA. He is a graduate of McIntosh High School, Peachtree City, GA, attended Olivet Nazarene University, Kankakee, IL, where he played football for two years before transferring to Atlanta’s Georgia State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in history. He earned a Master of Ministry degree from St. Michael’s Seminary, San Clemente, CA. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He serves on the Rector’s Council of the church and on the Bishop’s Council of the Diocese of the Mid-South.