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Ongoing Meetings & Programs

The Epiphany Book Group
1st Mondays of the month
7:30 p.m. (JH)

Men’s Breakfast
following the 7 a.m. Eucharist every Tuesday
7:30 a.m.

Committee Mtg. Night
2nd Mondays of the month
6:00 p.m.

Episcopal Church Women
2nd Tuesdays during the program year
11:00 a.m. (JH)

Supper
Wednesdays during the program year
5:30 – 6:45 p.m.

Bible Study
Wednesdays during the program year
6:30 p.m.
(JH-A)

Daughters of the King (Banfield Residence)
4th Thursday of the month
10:30 a.m.

 

 

Parish Events

 

Sunday Mornings

Nursery for newborns and children ages 3 and under is offered Sunday mornings.

Children’s Chapel is held during the 8:45 a.m. service. Children gather during the last verse of the Sequence Hymn and follow the cross to chapel after the Gospel. They return at the Peace. Parents are welcome to join.

Sunday School Classes at 10 a.m.

  • For children 3 yrs. old through 5th grade meet upstairs. Jr. High (6th-8th) meets in Room 201 and High School (9th-12th) meets in the basement.
  • For adults, classes meet in Jones Hall. Choice of three classes – see Formation.

Nametags: If you do not have a nametag, please sign up on the clipboard on the black table in the Gallery.

Formation

Adult Formation Sundays at 10 A.M.

  • Walk in Love: Take a journey through The Book of Common Prayer, the Christian life, and basic beliefs of our faith. Walk through the liturgical year, the sacraments of the church, habits of daily prayer, and the teachings of Anglican Christianity. Jones Hall Room A
  • The Modern Families: “Just short of sleazy”, was Ann’s first request to Cristina about the cover for The Smoking Nun. How designer Cristina Montesinos and Ann Temkin, the smoking nun, collaborated around Ann’s memoir set in the 60’s revealing spiritual struggles and a secret love. Is it a #MeToo story? Jones Hall Room B
  • The Psalms: Join us as we learn to read the Psalms together, listening closely to their different voices on the nature of God, prayer, and life in community. A handout of the psalm being considered will be provided.Led by Evan Bassett. Jones Hall Room C

10/17—Wednesday Night Bible Study: Led by the rector, we read and have a free-ranging discussion about the upcoming Sunday scripture selections. We meet at 6:30 p.m. in Jones Hall Room A.

10/23—Pub Theology: On 4th Tuesdays, the rector and Evan Bassett take turns facilitating a discussion at The Marlay in Decatur at 7 p.m. This month we will explore God and Poetry, elegies, thoughts on the divine, christian, sufi, humanitarian poetry all welcome. 

Theological Journal: This fall the clergy and staff are writing about prayer as personal piety. Every two weeks, a new entry from a staff member, clergy and/or auxiliary clergy will post. We hope these reflections will stir your journey with God, and give you pause in your daily life and work to pray. Find it here>>

The Forward Day by Day quarterly booklet is in the Gallery tract rack. The Episcopal pocketsize publication contains daily Bible readings and devotions. $1 a copy.

Liturgy

10/16—Tuesday Morning Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. Men are invited to gather for breakfast and discussion afterwards and typically are on their way to work by 8 a.m. essays and texts will be chosen to stimulate lively discussion.

10/17—A Noonday healing service is offered on Wednesdays followed by Eucharist.

11/4—The sacrament of Holy Baptism for adults, infants and children will be administered during the morning services on All Saints’ Sunday. If you or a member of your family desires to be baptized, please contact the parish office at 404.373.8338.

11/4—Vigil of All Souls with Choral Evensong and Holy Eucharist will take place at 5 p.m.

  • Parishioners are invited to bring mementos and pictures of loved ones for the Altar of Repose
  • The deadline to submit the names of people who have died to be listed in the bulletin is Wednesday, October 31. Upon arrival, parishioners can indicate whether or not they would like loved ones’ names read aloud during the liturgy.
11/11—We will recognize the Veterans in our parish on Veterans’ Day. If you have not previously told us so, please let the office know the military branch and campaigns that you served in (e.g. Name, U.S. Navy, Vietnam) by Wednesday, November 8 in order to be included in the bulletin.

Stewardship

11/11—Consecration Sunday Banquet: All are invited to a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. in Jones Hall. Click the RSVP at epiphany.org to sign up so we know how many to cook for. Childcare will be provided.

You Are Invited Blog is a collection of newsletter articles and interviews with all the “stewards” of Epiphany. Please visit youareinvited.info to read and add comments.

Parish Directory & Pledge Status: Log in to Access ACS access your personal and financial information, including pledge status. Link is on the homepage. First-time users have to register. Registered users can download the Church Life smart phone app. A print version parish directory is published in January and June and is in the gallery. It is also available online as a pdf. Financial Questions? Email our Book Keeper, Susie Boyko

Offering Envelopes: Epiphany doesn’t use a numbered offering envelope system. However, there are generic ones available in the Gallery if you prefer using envelopes for your monetary gifts.

Children & Youth

10/17—Wednesday Night Group for Kids 3rd - 6th grade. SMA group-focuses on building healthy social skills and learning about Jesus’ example on earth. Starts Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Questions? Email Laraine Fraijo-Paul, Director of Children's Ministries.

Parish Life

Now Showing: Epiphany’s Art Ministry welcomes photography by Deborah Monroy through October. 25% of all sales benefit Epiphany. Visit the Art Ministry Page for more information.

Atlanta Veterans’ Acupuncture Clinic offers free acupuncture for veterans and family members to relieve stress, insomnia, PTSD and pain Mondays at Epiphany from 6-7 p.m. No appointments or ID needed. Visit acupunctureforveterans.org.

10/17—Quilters Dozen: Join us Wednesdays from 5 - 6:15 p.m., as we quilt the Books of the Bible (BOTB) Quilt. All levels welcome. Drop in or keep coming back. Questions? Email Kelli Shadwell. Jones Hall Room A.

10/17—Wednesday Night Supper: The meal from Bridge Catering is served from 5:30-6:45 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 10 and under. RSVP at epiphany.org by 11 a.m. on Tuesdays.

10/18—Flex and Stretch Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. $5 per class, Silversneakers cardholders free (bring card). Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Questions? Email Ellen Mintzmeyer.

10/25—The Daughters of the King (DOK) meet 4th Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Banfield residence. For directions, email Audrey Banfield. We invite all ladies of the congregation to join us.

11/5—The Epiphany Book Group is meeting at 7:30 p.m. November: Franklin and Winston by Jon Meacham. Questions? Email John Yntema.

11/8—Epiphany Church Ladies Book Club: This fall we are reading Of Mess and Moxie by Jennifer Hatmaker. The group meets 2nd Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for snacks and conversation at the Everett residence. (1939 Grist Stone Ct., Atlanta 30307). Bring a snack or drink to share. Questions? Email Stephanie Everett.

11/8—The IEA GA Chapter meets 2nd Thursdays at 7 p.m. for exploration and understanding of the Enneagram. $10 for non-members, free for IEA Georgia members ($30 annual). Learn more at ieageorgia.org.

11/12—Meeting Night: Committees meet on 2nd Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. We gather in Jones Hall, pray together and then go our ways. Committee Chairs, please be sure to let your committees know each month if they are meeting.

11/13—The Episcopal Church Women meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. to make sandwiches for Emmaus House. Meeting begins at 11 a.m., with a covered dish luncheon to follow. Questions? Email Laura Keys.

Ongoing Battery & Cork Recycling: Please drop off your batteries and natural corks (no synthetics) in the container next to the microwave in the kitchen. If you have a really large quantity of batteries or corks email Sandy Land.

Outreach

11/4-8—Prepare Dinner for Hagar's House, a shelter for homeless mothers and children. For one week every quarter, volunteers prepare one evening’s meal at home, serve it at the shelter, visit with guests, and clean up from 6 - 8 p.m. Click the RSVP link at epiphany.org to sign up.

11/9—The Feeding Ministry is continuing to serve the Gateway Shelter monthly. You can opt to help cook from 1 - 4 p.m., serve from 4 - 6 p.m. or help clean up after the volunteer dinner at 6 p.m. Click here to volunteer.

11/12—Haiti Meeting takes place at noon on the 2nd Monday of every month. Anyone interested in our partnership with the Bishop Tharp Institute, a college of the Diocese of Haiti is welcome.

Homework Help: Volunteers are needed to help middle and high school students with their homework in the Emmaus House Youth on the Move program. Homework sessions are one hour long, scheduled between 5 & 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, through December 14. Questions? Email Ann Fowler.

Contributions to the Hurricane Relief Fund at episcopalrelief.org will help Episcopal Relief & Development support Church and other local partners as they provide critical emergency assistance to those most in need.

Food Drive: Although January and June are our ‘turns’ for stocking the DEAM pantry, the bins are out year-round to accept your donations. This month, the pantry needs canned greens (not spinach) and small boxes of corn muffin mix.

Bingo Prizes: The ECW is collecting puzzle books, playing cards, toiletries and stationery for the Holy Comforter Friendship Center.

 
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