Annual Meeting is Nov. 14 – Meet the Vestry Candidates

Epiphany’s annual congregation meeting will be at 11:30 on Sunday, November 14.  This year’s meeting will be held-in person.  During the meeting we will elect four new members to Epiphany’s […]

For your Health? – From the Rector

I came across a fascinating article in Christianity Today this week.  It’s here. The case it makes is “Religious participation strongly promotes health and wellness.” It turns out that there is a […]

Love is a Risk

This last May our family dog, Napoleon, died. We had only had him for six months, but his death at a year-and-a-half old was traumatic and painful. At the time, […]

Star Newsletter for October and November 2021

Annual Meeting is Nov. 14, Pictures of summer baptisms and Epiphany’s fall Kick-Off, Women’s Fall Retreat details, Epiphany is traveling to the Holy Land, Visit from Jerusalem.

From the Rector: Faith Inc.

Have you ever thought about what the word “incorporated” means?  We mostly hear it when referring to a certain class of businesses. This is not the only way we use the […]

“May All the People Be Forgiven”

Yesterday at sundown, Jews began their celebration of Yom Kippur – the Day of Atonement. Yom Kippur is a biblical observance, commanded in Leviticus chapter 16. It is also the […]

Helping Our New Afghan Neighbors

Note From Fr. Peter:  Less than a mile from Epiphany, hundreds of Afghan refugees are sheltered in the Dulles Expo Center after their traumatic evacuation from Kabul.  Many of us […]

Mercy Endures

This morning at Morning Prayer we read Psalm 136. It begins: “O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious, for his mercy endures forever.” And that refrain, “for […]

What Would I Say?

Dear Friends, Lately, I have been on a bit of an emotional roller-coaster. I won’t go in to all of my stressors (you didn’t sign-up for that, right?). But I […]

Under the Wings

You may have seen news that Fairfax County is now “recommending” a return to facemasks for all of us when inside public spaces, even if we have been vaccinated. At […]

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