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. Paulk is the Senior Pastor of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Atlanta, GA (a thriving multicultural, interfaith, LGBT affirming congregation). is widely known as a radically inclusive minister of reconciliation who believes that the Christ Spirit is present in all of creation and cannot be defined by, nor confined to, Christianity.

“ Descended from generations of Southern preachers, Donnie Earl is now a preacher himself, though a different breed… ” -Katherine Marsh from the article “Son of a Preacher Man,” Rolling Stone Magazine

“ Donnie Earl is progressive… young… hip… ” -Mara Shalhoup from the article “The Young Shepherd,” Creative Loafing

His family founded Chapel Hill Harvester Church, now known as The Cathedral of the Holy Spirit (), in 1960. The Paulks have always been known for their ministry of restoration. For over 55 years, the Cathedral has opened its doors to people from every walk of life. This has served as the foundation of who . is today.

. Paulk not only serves as Senior Pastor of The Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, he is also the founder of the Pro-Love Organization ( - ) which is an inclusive initiative purposed to bring people of all faiths, cultures and backgrounds together. The Pro-Love Organization hosts a yearly march in the city of Atlanta that unites: Jew and Muslim, Gay and Straight, Atheist and Christian, and all others… . believes the Pro-Love Movement is part of the continuation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream.

Paulk holds a Bachelor of Theology degree and has been the recipient of numerous community, civic and service awards. In 2008, . was inducted into the Morehouse College Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. International Board of Preachers. In 2009, he was honored by Cornerstone University in Lake Charles, Louisiana with an honorary doctorate degree for his in-depth theological research and writings. In 2010, D. E. began serving as a National Board Member for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (.), the historic civil rights organization founded by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He has authored several books including Finding Sacred in the Secular , Destroying Religion… Establishing the Kingdom , Looking for Dad , I DON’T KNOW… THE WAY OF KNOWING and his most recent release entitled THE HOLY BIBLE OF INCLUSION (available for purchase on and PayPal).

. Paulk makes his home in suburban Atlanta along with his wife, Brandi, and children, Esther and Micah.

And although I wrote the pattern for Little Town fabrics I'm now dreaming of a version in Dollhouse with a touch of solid blue added into it.  It would look like this:

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