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The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany

 

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Weekday Worship & Bible Study

Tuesday Morning Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. A group of men gathers 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 and then Bible Study at 1 p.m.

The Wednesday Evening Bible Study with the Rector is offered at 6:30 p.m. for a study of the upcoming Sunday’s readings.

 


Ongoing Meetings & Programs

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

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

Bible Study
following the 12:15 Eucharist every Wednesday
1:00 p.m.

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

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

Deliver & Serve Meal (Peachtree Pine Shelter)
3rd Friday of the month
5:00 p.m.

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

 
Parish Events

Week of July 17

7/20-21—Peachtree Pine Ministry: Join us to cook for the men of the Peachtree Pine Shelter. Thursday 1-5 prep; Friday 2-5 cook; 5-7 serve; 7-9 cleanup.

Mac Laptop needed: Our youth minister’s inherited Epiphany laptop from 2009 has been optimized as much as it can and it just isn’t up to speed (literally) anymore. Does anyone have a newer model that they’ve retired that they would be willing to donate for her to use? Contact the parish office at 404.373.8338.

Flex and Stretch Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. $5 per class, Silversneakers cardholders free (bring card). Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Contact: Ellen Mintzmyer 404.421.8476.

Food Drive: January and June are our “turns” for stocking the DEAM pantry, but the bins are out year-round to accept your donations of cereal, jelly, 1 lb pkgs dry beans, mac & cheese, 1 qt pkgs dry milk, hearty soups, and toilet paper.

Sunday, July 23

Epiphany 101: Wonder why Epiphany is like it is? Why we do what we do? What this space is all about? Join us at 10 a.m. July 23 & 30 and August 6 & 13 for four weeks of Epiphany 101! We will talk about what it means to be an Episcopalian, what makes Epiphany particular, how and why we worship like we do, and our service inside these walls and out. You can attend any and/or all, but each class is independent. Join us in the Choir Loft.

Summer Breakfast: Join us today in Jones Hall from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. for breakfast sponsored by the Young Adults group.

Electronic Recycling: Bring unwanted electronics (no large appliances) on Sunday July 23, July 30, August 6 and August 13 between the morning services for the Earth Guild to recycle for you. $15 fee for TVs & monitors. $5 fee for smoke detectors, humidifiers or anything containing mercury.

Come sing in the choir! Members of the Epiphany Choir have sung for all liturgies since August 2016. It’s time for summer vacation and now you have an opportunity to serve: our Summer Choir begins June 11 at 10:30 a.m. and is open to adults and youth. We rehearse one anthem and then sing it during the 11:15 a.m. liturgy. No vestments, no weekday commitment, lots of fun and fellowship. Join us!

The Forward Day by Day quarterly booklet for May/June/July is in the Gallery tract rack. The publication, owned by the Episcopal Church, is a pocketsize booklet of daily Bible readings and devotions. $1 a copy.

The Altar Flowers & Sanctuary Light sign up: Go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/altar19 if you wish to make a dedicatory offering of altar flowers or sanctuary light or contact the parish office. The Altar Flowers or the Sanctuary Light can be given as a memorial, thanksgiving or on a special occasion. List your name in the signup field and list your intention in the comments field. To be listed in the Sunday bulletin, sign up by noon on Thursdays. Make checks payable to the Church of the Epiphany, noting “Flowers” or “Light” and the date given in the memo field and mail it to the church, leave it in the treasurer's cubby or in the alms basin on Sundays. Suggested offering: $70 for flowers and $6 for the light.

Upcoming Events

7/26, 8/2 & 9—Wed. Nite Summer Fun: Join the rector from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. for a BYOB and potluck dinner fun time around Poetry & GOD. We will end with Compline. No pre-requisites. Sign up right here.

7/27—The Daughters of the King (DOK) meets 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.

7/30—Summer Breakfast hosted by the Outreach Committee: Proceeds will go to our new Refugee Scholarship Fund to support students from our sponsored families. Donations of any size to the fund are welcome (kids’ charity savings included!). Join us between services in Jones Hall for breakfast casseroles, scrumptious fruit, and everything in between. 

7/30—Young Adults go to brunch on the last Sunday of each month. Gather in the courtyard following the second service to carpool to our location.

Our next Hagar's House meal dates are July 30 - August 3: This ministry for homeless mothers and children offers a chance for hands-on assistance and connection with residents. Volunteers prepare a meal at home, serve it at the shelter, visit with guests, and clean up. This usually takes two hours, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Meals are typically for 25-30 people, and need not be elaborate. Sign up here.

8/6—The sacrament of Holy Baptism will be administered on Sunday, August 6. If you or a member of your family desires to be baptized, please contact the parish office at parishadmin@epiphany.org or 404.373.8338.

8/13—Haiti Meeting takes place at noon on the 2nd Monday of every month in Jones Hall. Anyone interested in our in partnership with the Bishop Tharp Institute, a college of the Diocese of Haiti is welcome to attend.

8/13—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.

8/14—The Episcopal Church Women meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. to make sandwiches for Emmaus House. The program starts at 11 a.m. with potluck lunch to follow.

Join Imagine That! & Future Tech this summer at Epiphany for fun and educational Minecraft, 3D Printing, Science, Coding, Technology and Robotics Summer Camps for ages 5-14. Check out the Imagine That 2017 Summer Camp Flyer for a schedule of all dates, locations and programs. For more information about Imagine That! please call 770.455.1980 or visit http://www.ImagineThatFun.com.

Parish Weekend SAVE THE DATE! Mark your calendars for October 27-29, 2017 for our annual Parish Weekend at Kanuga!  Details to follow, but we know you won’t want to miss it!

Additional Notices

Parish Directory & Pledge Status: Log in to the Online Directory to access your personal and financial information, including pledge status. First-time users have to register. Once you register, you can also download the Church Life app for access on your smart phone. The link is on the home page. A paper directory is published in January and June. Financial Questions? Contact our bookkeeper, Susie Boyko.

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

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.

AmazonSmile program: Epiphany received $28.39 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity between January 1 and March 31, 2017. When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Church of Epiphany. Bookmark this link and support us every time you shop.

Attention Kroger Shoppers! Donate to DEAM by using your Kroger Plus card. Sign up at www.krogercommunityrewards.com with Decatur-Area Emergency/10566. Kroger sends them quarterly checks based on the number of reward points the collective supporters accumulate.

 
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2089 Ponce de Leon Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
404.373.8338