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Welcome to Epiphany on the Web!

Now that you are here, you can find out all about this Parish that has been around for over 100 years, welcoming, working for social justice, praying, having fun, and proclaiming the Good News of God in Christ that all have a place at our table. 

But, more importantly we want to see you here, on Sunday breaking bread with us, or Wednesday nights for choir, parish supper, or bible study. We want to invite you to help us feed the hungry at Peachtree and Pine (Task Force for the Homeless Shelter), or at Hagar’s House (a women and children’s shelter in Decatur). We want your children to learn the stories of our faith and tradition through Godly Play, we want to invite you to a quiet moment of meditation on your faith journey.

We are a place that welcomes people, all people. We welcome ideas about how we know and live God’s love in this world. We welcome the energy and passion to make those ideas a part of our common life here at Epiphany and in the larger church and the world.

Browse our site, get a notion here about what we are about then, come find out, in person, we will be glad to see you.


The Rev. Benno Pattison, Rector

Our Mission

The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany is an inclusive community called to seek and follow Jesus Christ. We welcome all people in the Eucharistic Fellowship of Christ's Body. We receive strength and encouragement at the common table to carry out Christ's work of reconciliation in our broken world. Nourished by worship and witness, learning and teaching, fellowship and service, we strive to live out the Gospel's radical values with gladness of heart.

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August 24

This Week at Epiphany - August 18

August is Epiphany’s Month to Stock the Emmaus House Food Pantry with non-perishable dry goods and cans and jars – i.e.mac and cheese, ramen noodles, oatmeal, tuna, canned vegetables, peanut butter. A full list is suggested items is on the Bulletin Board in the gallery. Place your donations in the basket inside Epiphany’s front doors. Thank you! 

Bible Study is offered on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. following the mid-day service at 12:15 p.m. We are using Mixed Blessings by Barbara Brown Taylor as a basis for our Bible study beginning August 27.

8/21—The Epiphany Women's Group, unofficially named Epiphany WOW (Women Outside Work), will gather for fun and fellowship at Irma Navarro's house on Thursday, August 21, from 7-8:30 p.m. All women at Epiphany are invited! Please rsvp to Irma's email and let her know what appetizer or beverage you can bring to share. Irma's address is 1514 Sheridan Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30324. Please park in visitor parking outside leasing office and proceed to poolside patio. Call Irma at 404.560.6192 to open gate.

8/23—Epiphany Choir Saturday “Treat”: Since our weekend retreat will be held in March, and since the program year is upon, and since we’re not going anywhere . . . the Epiphany Choir will get a jump start on upcoming music during a day-long “treat” on Saturday. Besides learning music, exercising our voices, and getting to know our fellow singers better, attendees will be treated to lunch at the church and a picnic dinner afterwards at the home of Julie Ryder and Terri Lawrence. For more information about joining the Epiphany Choir, please visit the Epiphany website or contact Julie Ryder.

8/23—The Daughters of the King (DOK) meet the 4th Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at Regency House (341 Winn Way, Decatur, 30030) to offer the DOK daily prayers. The DOK is a group of Episcopal women who focus on prayer, service and evangelism. All women are welcome. Pick up a brochure in the tract rack by the entrance or visit www.doknational.com for more information.

The Forward Day by Day quarterly booklet for Aug/Sep/Oct is out. The publication, owned by the Episcopal Church, is a pocketsize booklet of daily Bible readings and devotions. The booklets are located in the Gallery tract rack for $1 a copy.

Now Showing: Epiphany’s Art Ministry welcomes Epiphanite James Weigle for the month of August. Please view his work in the Gallery. Epiphany receives 25% of sales. To make a purchase, sign up on the list in the Gallery, fill out an envelope and put it with your check in the box on the round table. No cash please. Be sure to note the title and number of the art piece. All paid for items will be left in the office area at the end of the month.

This Sunday - August 24

The Altar Flowers & Sanctuary Light dedicatory offerings can be given as a memorial, thanksgiving or on a special occasion. Both the Altar Flowers and the Sanctuary Light slots are open for this Sunday. The Flower & Altar Guilds rely on these gifts to fund their ministries. Gifts can be made online right here, or contact the parish office (404.373.8338).

8/24—Deacon Caroline Branch has accepted the position of Assistant Rector at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Atlanta. Her last Sunday at Epiphany is August 24. Please join us in bidding her, Dan, Clara, Cullen and JR farewell.

8/24—Join us to kick off 99 Days of Gratitude! Come find out how Epiphany will celebrate gratitude this fall. Stewardship is hosting a breakfast at 10 a.m. ($5/adults; $3/children; $15/max) and a ministry fair. We are so grateful for all of the wonderful ministries at Epiphany—this is a wonderful chance to learn what they do and how you can participate.

8/24—Ministry Fair: If you work in a ministry that would like to participate in the ministry fair, please email Stephanie Everett.

8/24—Newcomers’ Cookout: New to Epiphany or wanting to get more connected? Then come to the Newcomers’ Cookout on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Veteran Epiphanites are asked to come bearing side dishes. Sign up in the Crossing Hall or online at the epiphany home page.

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