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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)

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

Bible Study
Wednesdays during the program year
6:30 p.m.

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



Parish Events


The Week of September 17

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.

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.

A Noonday healing service is offered on Wednesdays followed by Eucharist.

Quilters Dozen: Join us Wednesdays from 5 - 6:15 p.m., as we begin quilting the Books of the Bible (BOTB) Quilt. All levels welcome. Drop in or keep coming back. Please bring in any finished or unfinished blocks. Contact Kelli Shadwell. Jones Hall Room A.

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.

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.

Flex and Stretch Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. $5 per class, Silversneakers cardholders free (bring card). Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Contact: Ellen Mintzmyer 404.421.8476.


Pastoral Letter to Members of The Church of the Epiphany
We simply cannot remain silent. What is happening to the children on the Texas border is a clear breach of our baptismal vow to respect the dignity of every human being. Read the letter here>>

You Are Invited Blog: The Stewardship Committee gathered the “You Are Invited” newsletter articles, added additional articles and – starting in May – interviews will all the “stewards” of Epiphany. Please visit youareinvited.info, take a moment to read the articles and add your comments.

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>>


This Sunday, September 23

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
  • Modern Families: Modern Families will be discussing Healthy Systems (social systems), Healthy Families. No pre-reading required.  Come join us for a robust discussion! 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

Now Showing: Epiphany’s Art Ministry welcomes work by Helene Johnson through August. 25% of all sales benefit Epiphany.

Nametags: If you do not have a nametag, or would prefer a clip instead of a magnet, sign up on the clipboard on the black table in the Gallery.

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.


Upcoming Events

KANUGA—Register TODAY! The best parish retreat EVER is coming up on October 26-28, 2018! Kanuga Episcopal camp and conference center is in beautiful Hendersonville, NC. The leaves will be turning, the air brisk, the company…divine! You can register online now or each Sunday in Sept. between services. Payment is due upon registration. Deadline–Sunday, September 30. Register online here>>

KANUGA—Raffle! Buy a $5 raffle ticket to win one adult registration (a $215 value!). Drawing will be Sunday, Sept. 30. Proceeds go towards scholarships for those unable to afford the cost of the weekend. Contact: Sharon@epiphany.org.

9/25—Pub Theology: On 4th Tuesdays, the rector and Evan Bassett take turns facilitating a discussion at The Marlay in Decatur at 7 p.m. Thought-provoking, accessible articles, essays and texts will be chosen to stimulate lively discussion.

9/26—New 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.

9/27—The Daughters of the King (DOK) meet 4th Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Banfield residence. For directions, email Audrey Banfield at banfieldn@comcast.net. We invite all ladies of the congregation to join us.

10/1—The Epiphany Book Group is meeting at 7:30 p.m. October: Beautiful Souls by Eyal Press. Contact: John Yntema.

10-7—St. Francis Animal Blessing: All (properly restrained) pets are welcome at the 5 p.m. Eucharist celebrating The Feast of St. Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment. Reception to follow.

10/8—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.

10/8—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.

10/9—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.

10/11—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 home of Stephanie Everett (1939 Grist Stone Ct., Atlanta 30307/404.695.5480). Bring a snack or drink to share.

10/11—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.

Food Drive: Although January and June are our ‘turns’ for stocking the DEAM pantry, the bins are out year-round to accept donations of: grape or strawberry jelly, pasta sauce, canned greens (not spinach), soup, 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.

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? Contact our bookkeeper, Susie Boyko.

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 contact: Sandy Land.

Announcements: Notices – 40 words or less – are due 9 a.m. Wednesdays. If you have photos from Epiphany events you want to share, contact the parish office at 404.373.8338.

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