WEEK OF 1/20/2020
Food for DEAM: January is our month to stock the Decatur-area Emergency Assistance Ministry (DEAM) pantry. We were hoping to reach a goal of 150 of each item. So far, we have collected 85boxes of sweet cereal and 161 small boxes of corn muffin mix. So here's hoping 65 more boxes of cereal show up by Sunday!
Kroger Shoppers: Donate to DEAM by using your Kroger Plus card. Click here to sign up with Decatur-Area Emergency/QB093. Kroger sends them quarterly checks based on the number of reward points the collective supporters accumulate.
1/14—The Episcopal Church Women meet 2nd Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. to make sandwiches for Emmaus House. The program begins at 11 a.m., with a covered dish luncheon to follow. Email Laura Keys.
1/20—The office will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Day holiday.
1/21—The Men’s Breakfast Group gathers for breakfast and discussion following Morning Prayer at 7:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist is celebrated on 1st Tuesdays.
1/21-25—Hagar’s House Meal: Volunteers prepare one meal at home, serve it at the shelter for parents and children, visit with guests, and clean up from 6-8 p.m. Click here for more info and to volunteer.
1/22—A Noonday healing service is offered on Wednesdays followed by Eucharist.
1/22—Wednesday Night Programming
Choir Rehearsals: Beginning Choristers|4:00–4:30 p.m., Intermediate Choristers—4:30–5 p.m., Junior Choir|5:00–5:45 p.m. and the Epiphany Choir|6:45–8:30 p.m.
Supper: A catered meal is served from 5:30–6:30 p.m. $10|adults, $6|children 10 and under. RSVP by 11 a.m. Tuesday at epiphany.org/rsvp.
1/23—Flex & Stretch: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. All ages welcome. $5 per class, Silversneakers© cardholders [65+] free (bring card). Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Chair Yoga on 4th Thursdays. Questions? Email Ellen Mintzmyer.
1/26—Annual Parish Meeting: All members of the parish are encouraged to join us in the church at 10:00 a.m. for this important meeting in the life of our church. The Rev. Amy Dills-Moore and members of the Vestry will report on the state of the parish in 2019, and look ahead to what’s planned for 2020. We will also appoint new vestry members and thank the retiring ones. No other Adult Formation Programs will meet this day.
Formation for Children & Youth at 10 a.m.
Children ages 3 through 5th grade meet upstairs and use the Godly Play curriculum.
Middle School (6th-8th) ages meet downstairs in the Youth Space (001) and they are utilizing Lesson Plans that Work, which follows the Revised Common Lectionary.
High School (9th-12th) ages meet in Room 201. They are studying My Faith, My Life, and exploring together what it means to live out our Baptismal Covenant in the Episcopal Church. This class also serves as confirmation preparation. All are welcome to attend even if they choose not to be confirmed at the Cathedral on March 22.
1/26—The Daughters of the King (DOK) meet 4th Sundays at 12:30 p.m. The DOK is open to all women in the parish interested in fellowship and study.
Now Showing: Epiphany’s Art Ministry welcomes for the month of January, Porcelain, Stoneware and Raku by Candy Casarella. Remember, 25% of all sales benefit Epiphany. Click here to learn more about the artist and the Art Ministry at Epiphany.
1/28—The Men’s Breakfast Group gathers for breakfast and discussion following Morning Prayer at 7:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist is celebrated on 1st Tuesdays.
1/29—A Noonday healing service is offered on Wednesdays followed by Eucharist.
1/29—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 volunteer.
1/28—Pub Theology meets 4th Tuesdays for an evening of thoughtful conversation about a selected theological question. All are welcome, and no preparation is required. Led by Evan Bassett. Join us at the Marlay in Decatur from 7-9 p.m.
1/30—Flex & Stretch: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. All ages welcome. $5 per class, Silversneakers© cardholders [65+] free (bring card). Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Chair Yoga on 4th Thursdays. Questions? Email Ellen Mintzmyer.
2/3—The Epiphany Book Group meets 1st Mondays at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Hall. February: Two Selections–Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson and Passionate for Justice: Ida B. Wells as Prophet for Our Time, by Catherine Meeks and Nibs Stroupe. Email John Yntema.
2/6—Grief Pastoral Care Group meets 1st Thursdays at noon in the music suite for a healing and faith based conversation around grief and loss. Led by parishioners Megan Fraijo-Paul and Nancy Thompson, both trained psychotherapists. You’re welcome to bring your lunch.
2/10—The Haiti Meeting takes place at noon on 2nd Mondays. Join us to take part our partnership with the Bishop Tharp Institute—a college of the Diocese of Haiti.
2/10—Committee Meeting Night occurs 2nd Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. Committee Chairs, please be sure to let your committees know each month if they are meeting.
2/11—The Episcopal Church Women meet 2nd Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. to make sandwiches for Emmaus House. The program begins at 11 a.m., with a covered dish luncheon to follow. Email Laura Keys
2/13—Epiphany Church Ladies Book Club meets 2nd Thursdays at 7 p.m. This month at the home of Kelli Gantt / 678.592.6715. We will finish Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. by Judy Blum and choose the next book. Bring a snack or drink to share. Email Molly McAuliffe
2/14—The Feeding Ministry serves the Gateway Shelter on the 2nd Friday of the month. You can opt to help cook from 2:00–5:00 p.m., serve from 5:00–7:00 p.m. or help clean up after the volunteer dinner at 7:00 p.m. Click here to volunteer.