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The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany


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Ongoing Meetings & Programs

Book Club (Regency)
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/KT)
4th Sundays of the month
10:30 a.m.

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

Wednesdays during the program year
5:30 – 7 p.m.

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

Mental Health (BH)
1st & 3rd Thurdays
6:30 p.m.

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

Daughters of the King (Room A)
4th Sunday of the month
10:00 a.m.


This Week - May 18

Bible Study is offered twice on Wednesdays. First at 1 p.m. following the mid-day service, led by The Rev. Barbara Ryder and again at 6:30 p.m. for a study of the upcoming Sunday’s readings, led by The Rev. Benno Pattison. The afternoon group will focus on Henri Nouwen’s book The Return of the Prodigal Son.

Wednesday Night Dinner is served from 5:30-6:45 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $3.50 for children 12 and under. Sign up in the Crossing Hall by 11 a.m. Tuesday. This is the last dinner for this season. Menu for 5/20: Fresh Fruit of the Season, Bridge Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette and Ranch Dressing, Assorted Rolls, Meatloaf with Tomato Glaze, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Bouquetiere of Vegetables, Chef's Choice Dessert

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

Now Showing: Epiphany’s Art Ministry welcomes Emmaus House this month. Please view their work in the Gallery. They will get the full proceeds as a fund-raiser for Emmaus House. To make a purchase, sign up on the list in the Gallery, fill out an envelope and put it with your check in the box on the round table. No cash please. Be sure to note the title and number of the art piece. All paid for items from the tables can be taken at time of purchase, hanging items will be left in the office area at the end of the month.

5/21—Mental Health Support Group: A support group for people living with mental illness meets the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm. The group is a confidential, safe place for people to be honest about their condition and its impact in their lives. Contact: Wende Crow, 678.900.7930.


This Sunday - May 24

The Altar Flowers & Sanctuary Light dedicatory offerings can be given as a memorial, thanksgiving or on a special occasion. Gifts can be made online at this link, or contact the parish office (404.373.8338). Cost: Flowers $70, Sanctuary Light $6.

Children’s Chapel is held during the 8:45 a.m. service. We gather at the steps for the Gospel procession (parents are welcome to come up too) and process to chapel. After prayers, and children’s sermon, we rejoin our families at the Peace, and remain for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist.

Nursery care is offered during the morning services for newborns and young children. Parents who regularly use the nursery are asked to volunteer once a quarter. Contact the parish office to get on the rotation.

Children’s Activity Bag: Children are invited to take with them into church one of the colorful bags by the glass narthex doors. Inside are pipe cleaners, a children’s bulletin about the day’s scripture, and crayons. (Parents: please read the back page, that is for you.) Be sure to return the bags to the nook at the end of worship.

The Daughters of the King (DOK) meet 4th Sundays at 10 a.m. in Jones Hall, Room A. We invite all ladies of the congregation to join us. The DOK take a lifetime vow to live by the Rule of the Order; it requires a spiritual discipline of daily Prayer, Service and Evangelism.

Upcoming Events

5/31—Guest Preacher & Teacher: Joseph Mole, Executive Director of Emmaus House in Peoples Town, Ga, will be our guest preacher and teacher. Joseph has a remarkable story to share and compelling news about our mission with the people of Peoples Town. Join us and welcome Joseph as I know you will.

5/31—Newcomers' Dessert: All are invited to a Newcomers' Dessert at the home of the Rector (265 Elmira Place, Atlanta 30307) at 4:30 p.m. RSVP by clicking here. Old-timers: Don't forget to bring the desserts!

6/1—The Epiphany Book Club meets on 1st Mondays at Regency House (341 Winn Way, Decatur 30030) at 7:30 p.m. Contact: Christina Kaylor, 404.525.7595.

  • June: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves: A Novel by Karen Joy Fowler (Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize)
  • September: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

6/5-6—The Jumble Sale is Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Preview Party, for parishioners and their guests only, will be Friday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. ($5 per person). New this year:  The Jumble Sale will include a silent auction during the Preview Party on Friday evening, to benefit our Music Ministry. If you have items or services to donate for auction, please contact Julie Ryder (music@epiphany.org). We will begin accepting donations for the sale on Sunday, May 24.

6/8—Meeting Night: Committees are asked to meet on the 2nd Monday of the month from 6—7:30 p.m. We gather in Jones Hall, sign up for a room, pray together and then go our ways. Chairs, please be sure to let your committees know each month if they are meeting.

6/8-12—Music & Drama (MAD) Camp: With a performance on Sunday, June 14. Registration forms can be found online or in the Gallery. The deadline to register WAS Friday, May 15.

6/9—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.

6/14—Veteran’s Heart of GA invites active duty service members, veterans, family members, and healing professionals to speak with and listen to each other, create understanding, and collectively address the effects of war that touch all of us. The meeting is from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on 2nd Sundays in Jones Hall. *RSVP/register at www.veteransheartgeorgia.org prior to each meeting.

6/18-19—Peachtree Pine Homeless Men’s Ministry: Please volunteer to help feed 500 men once a month. No experience necessary, just kind hearts and willing hands to give to those less fortunate. Contact: Bev Lorenzo, 404.825.3402.

6/22-26—Vacation Bible School: A fun-filled week in late June with Chapel time and theme-based program of art, games and music. Registration forms can be found online or in the Gallery.

6/28—The Daughters of the King (DOK) meet 4th Sundays at 10 a.m. in Jones Hall, Room A. We invite all ladies of the congregation to join us. The DOK take a lifetime vow to live by the Rule of the Order; it requires a spiritual discipline of daily Prayer, Service and Evangelism.

Join Imagine That & Future Tech this summer for fun and educational Art, Science, Technology and Robotics Summer Camps for ages 3-14. Camps will be held at Epiphany. Course fliers are in the Gallery. For more information, call Imagine That at 770.455.1980 or visit www.ImagineThatFun.com.

Summer Camps at Mikell: Registration is under way at Mikell Camp and Conference Center in Toccoa, GA. The camp schedule and registration information is available online at right here.

DEAM Needs: January and June are our “turns” for stocking the pantry, but the basket is 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.

Pastoral Needs: Epiphanite Arlen Gray, now a resident of Sunrise Assisted Living, needs rides to and from church on a weekly basis to participate in the Choir. If you can help on Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings, sign up at the link on the People & Posts page at epiphany.org.

Announcement Deadlines: For the insert, notices must be in by 9 a.m. Thursdays. The deadline for Monday’s E-News is 4 p.m. Mondays. If you have photos from Epiphany events you are will to share with the public, please email the parish office.

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