Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Walk the way of the cross and celebrate the resurrection at Church of the Epiphany, April 10-17 Palm Sunday:  Palm Sunday services will be at 8:30 am and 10:15 am on April 10.  Children will participate in the Palm Sunday procession with the congregation and then attend Sunday School. Renewal of Vows:  Diocesan clergy will […]

Epiphany Newsletter for April and May 2022

Fr. Peter writes about fear in times of uncertainty and Mtr. Pamela writes about what Godly wisdom really looks like; details about Holy Week and Easter at Epiphany; Update on Fr. Peter’s participation in the Diocese of Pittsburgh’s search for their next bishop; Epiphany reopens search for office administrator; Yearbook donations needed for Coates Elementary […]

COVID Policy Update – March 3, 2022

With the release of new guidance from the CDC that places Northern Virginia in the “low risk” category and a shift to “mask-optional” in area school systems in line with a new state law, Epiphany is following suit. Starting this Sunday, March 6, we are discontinuing our mask requirements in Sunday school classes for students […]

Epiphany Newsletter for February and March 2022

Fr. Peter reflects on Christian calling, Epiphany gift exceeds goal, Praise and Worship evening on February 23, Mtr. Pamela writes about taking a “hands-on” approach to Christian compassion, read “The Psalm on the Cross” with Epiphany this Lent.

Epiphany’s Rector Candidate for Bishop of Pittsburgh

Friends at Epiphany, With the diocese’s own announcement this morning, I can now let you know that I have been selected as one of three nominees to be the next bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh. The Franks love Epiphany. I am deeply grateful to be your rector. This past summer, several friends in […]

It Really Happened

Some of the events described in the Bible may seem hard to believe. One of those is in Genesis 19, where the destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah is recorded. This is what it says: “Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah sulfur and fire from the Lord out of heaven.” (v. […]

Wine For the Wedding

January 13, 2022 This Sunday, we will hear the story of Jesus’ first miracle – turning water into wine at a country wedding (John 2.1-11). In some ways, it is such a small beginning – taking care of a catering crisis. But in so many other ways, this little moment tells us so much about […]

Riding the Wave – Epiphany and the Pandemic

Dear Friends, Over the past few weeks, more people from our church have been infected with COVID-19 than at any other time in the pandemic. The good news is that to the best of my knowledge, everyone is recovering well. The Omicron variant is more infectious, but really does appear to be less severe for […]

Announcing This Year’s Epiphany Gift Project

Every year, Epiphany celebrates the gift of Jesus to us by giving a gift as a congregation to our community or to a missionary effort.  The gift is funded by our Christmas Eve offering.  This year, our “Epiphany Gift” will be providing sleeping cots for our area’s homeless residents. “During the Christmas seasons, it seems […]

Christmas Eve and Lessons and Carols at Epiphany

Epiphany will be celebrating Jesus’ birth this Advent and Christmas season with special worship services and activities. Christmas Eve services at Epiphany this year will be at 5 and 9pm.    Our 5pm will include our kids in a musical presentation.  The 9pm service is a traditional candlelight service.  The mask-only worship area in the fellowship […]

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