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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.

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

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)

Women's Book Group
1st Thursdays
7 p.m. (Breed Residence)

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

 

 
Parish Events

 

This Sunday - January 21

The Altar Flowers & Sanctuary Light dedicatory offerings can be given as a memorial, thanksgiving or special occasion. Cost: Flowers $70, Sanctuary Light $6. Click here to sign up.

1/21—Annual Parish Meeting: Please join us in the church at 10 a.m. to hear reports from vestry members and heads of parish organizations, as well as the rector. We will also elect new vestry members and thank the retiring ones, receive the 2017 Financial Report and the 2018 Annual Budget.

Now Showing: Epiphany’s Art Ministry welcomes collage work by Kay Hunt through February. 25% of all sales benefit Epiphany. See the round table in the gallery for payment instructions.

The Forward Day by Day quarterly booklet for Nov/Dec/Jan 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.

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. Registered users can download the Church Life smart phone app. A paper directory is published in January and June. Financial Questions? Contact our bookkeeper, Susie Boyko.

 

The Week of January 22

Food for DEAM: January is Epiphany’s month to stock the pantry at the Decatur-area Emergency Assistance Ministry. Our goal this time is to collect 100 each of grape or strawberry jelly, evaporated milk and toothpaste. Tally so far: Jelly - 34; Milk - 39; Toothpaste - 32

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. 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.

Wed. 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. Sign up on the RSVP link at epiphany.org by 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Menu 1/24: Caesar Salad with Traditional Dressing, Croutons, and Shaved Parmesan, Chicken Enchiladas with White Sauce, Duet of Rice and Bean Burritos and Beef Burritos with Traditional Red Salsa and Ancho Sour Cream, Bouquetiere of Vegetables, Spanish Rice, Chef's Choice Dessert Display

Wed. Night Bible Study: Led by the clergy, we read and have a free-ranging discussion about the upcoming Sunday scripture selections. We meet from 6:30-8 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.

1/25—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.

1/25—The Haiti Business Incubator: Interested in learning more about our work in Haiti? Then RSVP to an informal cocktail party at the home of Lisa Daily by contacting Ty Horn.

 

Upcoming Events

1/31—Holy Comforter Dinner: It’s Epiphany’s turn to provide the Wednesday Night Dinner for this mission church of the Diocese, about 60% of whose congregation lives with mental illness. We need people to cook starting at 2:30 p.m. and also to provide cupcakes. Click here to sign up.

2/1—Women’s Book Group meet 1st Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Catherine Breed’s home and is currently discussing Vintage Saints and Sinners: 25 Christians Who Transformed My Faith by Karen Wright Marsh. Email Catherine for directions and to RSVP.

2/5—The Epiphany Book Group meets 1st Mondays at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Hall. February’s selection: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

2/7—A Dozen Quilters are needed to create a "Books of the Bible" quilt during Lent. We’ll meet Wednesdays from 5 – 6:30 p.m. for six weeks beginning February 7. Click here if you want to participate. Beginners welcome. Questions? Contact Kelli Shadwell.

2/8—IEA Meeting: Join us 2nd Thursdays at 7 p.m. for an exploration of Enneagram type-specific inner critic messages and how the inner critic interrupts and interferes with the manifestation of your capacity to love yourself and others. $10 for non-members, free for IEA Georgia members ($30 annual)

2/12—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.

2/12—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.

2/13—The Episcopal Church Women meets 2nd Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. to make sandwiches for Emmaus House. The program starts at 11 a.m., with potluck lunch to follow.

2/20—Pub Theology: A monthly, 3rd Tuesday event facilitated by Dr. Brennan Breed will convene at The Marlay in Decatur at 7 p.m. Thought-provoking, accessible articles, essays and texts will be chosen to stimulate lively discussion.

2/25—Save the Date for the Hunger Walk: Epiphany will once again be supporting efforts to fight against hunger. A link to register will be sent out soon.

 

Additional Notices

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.

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.

The Forward Day by Day quarterly booklet for Nov/Dec/Jan 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.

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.

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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