ERD Tornado Response
Episcopal Relief & Development has been in contact with local partners in the Episcopal dioceses of Fort Worth and Oklahoma following tornadoes on May 16 and May 20 that caused severe damage and loss of life from Texas to Minnesota. As inclement weather continues battering the country, please pray for people at risk, those who have lost loved ones and homes, and responders working to save lives and address needs. To support these efforts, you can also contribute online at www.episcopalrelief.org or makes checks payable to Episcopal Relief & Development at PO Box 7058, Merrifield, VA 22116-7058.
This Week At Epiphany - May 20, 2013
Donations accepted for the Jumble Sale. Scour your house for items to donate to the sale, benefiting our J2A pilgrimage fund! You can now drop off donations (no clothes) in Jones Hall. The deadline for all donations is Tuesday, May 28. Want to help? Sign up online or contact the parish office.
5/22—Deacon Ordinations: Members Ben Day and Caroline Branch will be ordained as transitional deacons on May 22 at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Philips - their first step toward the priesthood. If you'd like to contribute to a purse for one or both of them, make your check out to Epiphany and note "Ben and/or Caroline gift" in the memo field.
The 20's & 30's group is seeking event ideas- what do you enjoy doing in the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons? Nature hikes, Pub crawls, kickball- you name it. Send your ideas to email@example.com and let's make this a summer of social fellowship!
The Altar Flowers & Sanctuary Light: The Altar Flowers or the Sanctuary Light can be given as a memorial, thanksgiving or on a special occasion.The Guild relies on these gifts to fund their ministry. Please click here if you'd like to give in someone's honor or memory.
5/31—The Jumble Sale Preview Party, for parishioners and their guests only, will be Friday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m. ($5 per person). It really is a party, so sign up to bring food or beverages. The sale for the public is Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
6/11—The Episcopal Church Women meets on the second Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. to make sandwiches for Emmaus House. The chapter meeting begins at 11 a.m. followed by potluck lunch.
6/19 & 6/22—Medshare: Epiphany will again participate in MedShare, a non-profit that collects surplus medical supplies and equipment from hospitals, distributors and manufacturers and then redistributes it to qualified healthcare facilities in the developing world. If you like to participate on Wednesday from 6—9 p.m. and Saturday from 1—5 p.m., contact Tom Bell @ 404.549.3363.
6/21—Summer Solstice Meditation Retreat: Come to Cynthia’s farm in Covington for a day of teaching, mediation and walking meditation as we examine the ancient philosophies of Celtic Christianity, the Five Element Theory of Chinese Medicine and Ayruveda. Cost: $50. At dusk, we will enjoy a pot-luck supper and bonfire to welcome the evening of the longest day of the year—Free if you just want to come for that. To register, visit: http://www.hazelbrand.com/retreatsgatherings.html.
6/24-28—Vacation Bible Camp: A fun-filled week in late June with Chapel time and theme-based program of art, games and music. Morning and after-care available. Registration forms can be found in the gallery.
6/24-28—Music Camp & Drama (MAD) Camp: With a performance on Sunday, June 30. Look for registration forms in the gallery and online soon!
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