August 13, 2020 First of all, it’s good to be back from our family vacation to the Midwest. We went fishing and boating. We drove by the “Largest Frying Pan in Iowa” and visited a giant fiberglass walleye in Minnesota as well. Secondly, when we returned, the church staff let me know that we had received a […]
We live in a fearful, anxious time. One of the things that always seems to come with that are efforts to make sense of it all. That’s a good thing. Knowing “what’s going on” helps us make decisions and act in ways that help ourselves and each-other weather the storm. That said, we must be […]
“Do not Fear What They Fear,” Fr. Peter writes about sorting out truth from falsehoods; “Knowing God,” Mtr. Pamela remembers J.I. Packer; Women’s ministry is seeking current contact information; details of the 2020-21 church budget; Epiphany blankets for babies; and a missions update from Andy Fetzer.
On June 10, the vestry voted unanimously to offer the option of in-person worship at our church. Our plan for doing so has been developed by the Regathering Committee of Bill Hoover, Lisa Baehr, Pat Meyer, Carole Menzel, the Rev. Pamela Meeks, Mark Oliphant, and Margaret Stromberg and myself over the last month. You can […]
May 28, 2020 Dear Friends, This past week, Epiphany’s Regathering Committee (me, Mtr. Pamela, Mark Oliphant, Lisa Baehr, Bill Hoover, Pat Meyer, Carole Menzel, and Margaret Stromberg) have started to work through the details of how and when Epiphany regathers for in-person worship and ministry. We don’t have a plan to announce at this time. […]
All Holy Week and Easter services at Epiphany will be livestreamed this year. Epiphany’s livestream services can be found at www.livestream.com/epiphanyanglican and also on our church facebook page (www.facebook.com/epiphany.anglican). This is what we are planning. Maundy Thursday: This year we will be marking Maundy Thursday with the Tenebrae service at 7pm. Tenebrae, which means “darkness” […]
April 2, 2020 We are about to enter into an Easter celebration unlike any in our lifetime, or in the lifetime of our parents (and possibly grandparents). The COVID-19 Pandemic has meant many changes for all of us, and not being able to gather for worship, even on this most joyful day of the Christian […]
Epiphany Family and Friends, To do our part in slowing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have moved online for worship. The 8am Sunday service and all other in-person Epiphany gatherings are suspended at this time. I am deeply grateful for the tools we already have to keep connected at Epiphany. We can join together […]