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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.

Peace,

The Rev. Benno Pattison, Rector

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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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99 Days of Gratitude
 
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Join our Community in celebrating 99 days of gratitude!  Every day we want you to find something, or a person, or a moment to be grateful for.  We hope that this will be  a season in your life that can be transformative, healing, giving.  This is our season of being grateful for your family, this church, the work we do, God in our midst.  Come celebrate these 99 days!

Sundays we will have Town Hall meetings to listen, and talk about our gratitude for the work we do around Epiphany.  We will talk about mission and ministry, and numbers and budgets.  We want everyone to join us in this conversation.  Below you will see an alphabetized invitation.  If you can't come at the time that corresponds to your moment, come when you can!

9/28 10/5 10/19 11/2 11/9
A-F Last Name G-L Last Name M-R Last Name S-Z Last Name All Call
 

This Week at Epiphany - September 29

Bible Study is offered twice on Wednesdays. First at 1 p.m. following the mid-day service, led by The Rev. Barbara Ryder and again at 6:30 p.m. for a study of the upcoming Sunday’s readings, led by The Rev. Benno Pattison.

Wednesday Night Dinner is served from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $8.00 for adults, $3.50 for children 12 and under. Sign up in the Crossing Hall by 11 a.m. Tuesday. Menu for 10/1: Fresh Fruit of the Season, Bridge Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette, Herb Roasted Boneless Chicken Breast Over a Brunoise of Squash, Roasted White and Sweet Potatoes Tossed with mint and Feta, Deconstructed Southern Succotash, Dessert Platter of Cake and Cookies

The Epiphany Parish Weekend is October 24-26 at the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC. We hope ALL parishioners will join us for a fabulous weekend in the mountains - there are discussion groups, activities, quiet time, child care - something for everyone. Prices for the weekend are reduced and scholarships are also available! Early registration prices for Kanuga have been extended to Sunday, October 5. All you need to do is turn in your form and a $50 deposit to secure the "early bird" pricing.  Click here for the registration form. For more information, contact Charlie Slater at 404.835.2798 or his email.

Fall Co-op Time: D & A Farm CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Fall session runs October 1 through December 17. The cost for a half-share, about 1/2 bushel of produce, is $20/week and full shares are available. The pick-up is at Epiphany on Thursdays between 4 & 7 p.m. Please visit www.dandafarm.com for further information and to sign up.

 


This Sunday - September 28

The Altar Flowers & Sanctuary Light dedicatory offerings can be given as a memorial, thanksgiving or on a special occasion. 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).

NOTE: The cost of Flowers on Sundays has risen, so we now ask for a donation of $70 for flowers.

Adult Education at 10 a.m.

  • Adult Forum: The rector will lead a discussion on the meaning of Anglicanism. Jones Hall, Room C.

  • The Epiphany Parents Group will discuss “Diversity with your Kids,” led by Maryellen Stockton. Room 001 (Downstairs)

  • Lovingkindness Meditation meets in the Assoc. Rector’s office, Room 103.

St. Francis Animal Blessing. All restrained critters are welcome at the 6 p.m. Eucharist Tonight.

 


Upcoming Events

10/4—Guild Training: We are holding an all worship-guild training day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. If you serve on any of our worship teams (Altar guild, Flower guild, Eucharistic Ministers, Vergers, Acolytes etc.) please plan to join us for this important training.

10/6—The Epiphany Book Club meets on 1st Mondays (New Night!) at Regency House (341 Winn Way, Decatur 30030). Contact: Christina Kaylor, 404.525.7595. October: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. November: Emma by Jane Austen. January: Mink River by Brian Doyle.

10/11We’re grateful for our wonderful grounds! Join the Epiphany Families’ Group on Saturday for a work-day and picnic. From 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., we will clean up and spruce up the playground area (bring your gloves and yard tools). Then stay for a cook-out lunch. We’ll grill burgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers. Sign up in the crossing hall to bring a side dish to share.   

10/12—Bishop’s Visit: The Right Rev. Don A. Wimberly, Assisting Bishop, will be making a visit to Epiphany on behalf of the Diocese this year on Sunday.

10/18—Buildings and Grounds Fall Workday will be held on Saturday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Bring work gloves and a willing spirit to help us do some "fall cleaning" around the courtyard and parking area. Contact George Councill (770.670.0661, councillg@bellsouth.net) or Brian Gross (404.556.7564, davidputty@gmail.com) to RSVP or for more information. 

10/18—Our semi-annual Pig Roast will take place at the Byrd House backyard this year at 2 p.m. following the workday that morning that includes taking down the Byrd House fence. Joel Fowler will be cooking again this year, and you’re invited to bring sides along with folding chairs and blankets. Tickets for the pork will be $10 for adults $5 for kids, $30/families Sign up for your side dish in the Crossing Hall.

 


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