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On Stewardship

Something Larger

By Ann Fowler My family never went to church and I grew up without religion. But as an adult, I felt something was missing in my life. I wanted more; I longed for spiritual inspiration and growth, and a closer relationship with God, so I began to seek a church home. I...

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Joiners and near Methodists and Stargazers

The Rev. Dr. Sharon Hiers, Senior Associate Rector From the September 28th Epiphany Star Newsletter This newsletter just landed in the box of some 461 families of all different makeups and configurations. Because of the program Shea uses to send out the newsletter, we...

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About the Budget…..

  Eric Schulz Notes on Epiphany’s (2018) Budget This is a primer for those in our church who may never have seen the Epiphany budget and/or aren’t familiar with its creation.  Our expenses can be broadly categorized as falling into one of the following groups: People...

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No Ordinary Place

Amy Shipp, Senior Warden, Immediate Past We are in the midst of Ordinary Time.  It is considered ordinary because of the numbering and order to the weeks, not because it is common.  In fact, it would be a mistake to think there is nothing special or distinctive about...

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Stewards of Creation

by Brenda Lloyd Another side to stewardship is environmental stewardship: taking care of what our Creator gave us. I know that we at Epiphany are already pretty good at that. We recycle, reuse, install energy-efficient appliances and low-flow toilets;...

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An Invitation to Join

An Invitation to Join Alix Janke I’m a joiner, really. It’s what I do. I join. I participate. And it’s not difficult to understand why. I come from a proud line of joiners; the oft-told story is that my parents, in the years since their retirement, have...

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Making a Difference Through Stewardship

Making a Difference through Stewardship By Robert McCullar The opportunity to make a difference is such a core piece of what Epiphany offers and inspires. Whether you give your time by serving on a committee or teaching Sunday School, your abilities by...

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Come with us

We are stewards By Peggy Palmiter I told Annie Strahan, our Stewardship Committee Chair, that I was interested in participating on the committee because, to me, it sounded like fun. I work for a nonprofit organization and our ongoing challenge is to get the word out...

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What a Long, Strange Trip it’s Been

I guess my article title kind of gives away my age. I had been married for a few years and visited my in‐laws in another state on a regular basis. It’s been a while, but we generally went to church with them whenever we were there. I enjoyed the Episcopal service,...

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Gratitude for Family

Clare Schexnyder Vestry Member Why do I give to Epiphany every month? Because I know everything I pledge will go toward the incredible programs the church offers and the day-to-day functions that support so many people in our community. The church has been a true...

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