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Whether you’re young, old or middle aged…
lost or found…
like to sing, or just listen…

Join us and attend Sunday School or our after-service coffee hour and Adult Forum. We are a diverse family and have something for everyone!

Please come see our charming church and beautifully renovated parish hall, which sits on 28 wooded acres with a stream running through it and a picturesque hiking trail.

Journey through our website and see more of what we have to offer.

This could be your parish! Won’t you come and be a part of our family?

 

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Our Parish

Beautifully nestled on twenty-eight acres and immersed in nature. We have a newly-renovated parish hall. Our charming church is a picturesque place to gather.

 

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We Are Seeking A Priest

learnmoreAs we search for our next parish priest, feel free to read our current parish profile found here.

If you have any questions regarding our search process, please contact Bruce Rivera or Jus Hoyt, chairs of our Search Committee. 

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What's Happening?

Seasons of Love Meal, April 19

This month’s meal will be organized by Kyle Napierala as part of his Eagle Scout project. Each month, a crew from Epiphany prepares and serves a meal to people in need through the Seasons of Love initiative at Church of the Good Shepherd in Scranton. If you can lend a hand at any time from around 10:30 to 3, contact Kyle at sixjenapie01@epix.net.

Annual Acolyte Chicken BBQ, April 26, 3-6PM

Tickets are available from any Epiphany acolyte or by calling the church office (570-563-1564).  Please obtain or reserve your tickets by April 21. Adult tickets are $10, youth tickets are $7 for eat-in or take-out. Dinners include 1/2 chicken for adults (1/4 for youth), roasted potatoes, coleslaw with homemade dressing, roll, fruit cup, and dessert. Eat-in dinners include beverages. A basket raffle will be held during the BBQ, with winning tickets drawn at the close of serving time.

The MS Myelinator – Monday, May 25 at noon

Scranton Running Co. will sponsor a 5 mile run/2 mile walk on the Trolley Trail beginning in Dalton at noon. For more information and to register to run/walk, visit Scranton Running Co. Proceeds will benefit The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

ONGOING EVENTS AT EPIPHANY:

WORSHIP TIMES AT EPIPHANY

On Sundays, a service of Holy Communion begins at 9:00AM. 

In the Episcopal church, all baptized Christians are invited to receive communion. (If you need a gluten-free wafer, please let an usher know before the service begins.)

Young children, age 3 – grade 3, are invited to attend Bird Church (Junior Worship) if they wish. Bird Church meets in the Commons Room in the parish hall (just off the foyer) beginning at 9. They will rejoin their families at the sharing of the peace to participate in the eucharist with the congregation.

At this time, Epiphany does not have a nursery for infants and toddlers; children of all ages are welcome at worship.

Sunday School and Adult Forum follow the service at 10:15AM.

Children from age 3 through grade 12 are encouraged to join us for Sunday School. Classroom for preschool through 8th grade are located on the lower level of the parish hall. High school aged youth meet in the fellowship hall for Youth Chat (when they’re not meeting off-site at Duffy’s Coffeehouse in Clarks Summit).

Please click here to register your preschool – grade 8 child(ren) for Sunday School. High school students can text “Uncle Rick” Little to participate in Youth Chat (570-840-6164).

For more resources for children, youth, families and friends of Epiphany visit our companion website EpiphanyScoop.com

Adult Forum meets in the Commons Room off the main foyer of the parish hall.

Wednesday’s Holy Communion service is at 9:30AM.
On the first Wednesday of each month, the service includes the Litany for Healing.

Our Adult Choir rehearses on the first, third, and fifth Sundays, as well as each Thursday prior those Sundays when they sing, from September through early June. New voices are always welcome! If you’re interested in joining, leave a message for Melissa at 570-563-1564.

Please come to a service at Epiphany ~ we welcome visitors!

‘SEASONS OF LOVE’ MEAL

Volunteers from Epiphany travel to the Church of the Good Shepherd in Scranton to prepare and serve a meal to area hungry on the fourth Sunday of each month (unless otherwise publicized). 

Meal preparation begins around 10:30AM, serving is at 2PM, and clean-up is usually finished by 3. In addition to prep, serving, and clean-up, volunteers are needed to pick-up and deliver diners as well as sort and distribute clothing donations.

If you would like to be part of this ministry, please contact Sue Six: susansix@frontier.com.

USED CLOTHING DROP-OFF SHED

Sponsored by The Church of the Epiphany, the shed is located below the church on Church Hill. Anyone can donate used clothing, shoes, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed toys. Place donations inside the shed in plastic bags to protect from the elements (extra bags are available at the shed). Tax deductible receipts are located in the black box on the shed.

The following items cannot be accepted:  rags, fabric scraps, pillows, plastic toys, household goods, electronics/ TV’s*, or TRASH. (*These items may be taken free-of-charge to the Lackawanna County   Recycling Center in Scranton, PA).

PYGMY MINISTRY

Epiphany supports a ministry to the Pygmies of Uganda including a school and medical clinic. Click here to visit the Batwa Pygmy website. Linda K. Rogers created the site to share information on this ministry as well as photos and videos from her travels in Uganda on behalf of the Reaching the Pygmies ministry.

AEM FOOD PANTRY

Epiphany collects non-perishable food in unbreakable containers to support this thirty+ year-old organization serving families who reside in Abington Heights or Lackawanna Trail school districts. Located in the lower level of Dalton United Methodist Church, 125 Turnpike Rd, Dalton, PA. the food pantry is open Monday nights from 6-7:30PM. Recipients may come twice monthly for food assistance. A driver’s license and proof of current residency are required; there are no income restrictions.

Volunteers are always needed to help sort food on Monday evenings. Contact Nancy Thompson, coordinator, at 570-878-8843.

To make a tax-deductible donation, please write/send your check to ‘AEM,’ PO Box 125, Clarks Summit, PA 18411-0125 and mark ‘Food Pantry’ in the memo line.

EPIPHANY PARISH PROFILE

As we search for our next parish priest,
feel free to read our current parish profile found here.
If you have any questions regarding our search process,
please contact Bruce Rivera or Jus Hoyt, chairs of our Search Committee.

Reach us via mail: PO Box 189, Clarks Summit, PA 18411-0189; fax: 570-563-2006; e-mail: cote@epix.net; or telephone: 570-563-1564.

VESTRY MEETINGS

On the 3rd Tuesday evening of each month,
your Vestry meets in the Epiphany Commons Room.
Unless previously announced, Vestry meetings are open.
Parishioners may attend, to present a topic or
to simply listen to current issues before Vestry.
Meetings begin at 7 PM.
Please contact Fr. Graham Cliff, interim priest, or Dr. Linda Rogers, Sr. Warden, if you have
a concern you want brought to Vestry’s attention
or you want to present a topic at the next meeting.
Our schedule for Vestry Meetings are the third Tuesday of each month at 7PM in the Commons Room, unless otherwise announced.
Next meeting: April 21,2015.

EPIPHANYSCOOP.COM

EpiphanyScoop.com is a website with more information for children, youth, families, and friends of Epiphany. Please click here to visit.