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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 Rector

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?

CHECK OUT OUR ANNUAL EVENTS HERE!

EVENTS AT EPIPHANY:

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.

WORSHIP TIMES AT EPIPHANY

Please join us to say ‘thank you’ to Fr. Daniel Jones, our supply priest, at coffee hour following the 9AM service on Sunday, October 12, 2014!

Our Sunday service time for fall is 9:00AM, which began September 14, 2014.

Sunday School and Adult Forum resumed on September 21, 2014, meeting at 10:30AM, after the morning worship service.

Our Sunday School meets for grades pre-school to 8th.
Please contact Barbara Little for information about Sunday School and teacher opportunities.
Please click here to register your child(ren) for Sunday School.
Youth CHAT with Uncle Rick meets in 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 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.
If you are interested in joining choir, please leave a message for Melissa at 570-563-1564.

Please come to a service at Epiphany ~ we welcome visitors!
We invite everyone to receive Holy Communion in our Episcopal Church.

REFLECTING ON SUMMER FUN AT Po-ke-no!
While our numbers were small, our laughs were many!
Winners’ contributions to “Miss Pennies from Heaven”raised $13.60.
Monies will be donated to the Sunday School-sponsored child, Enner,
through ChildFund International.  Thanks to all who came to play! Marie Zawislak
PS. Look at our page of photos from po-ke-no; click on the Galleries menu at the top of our home page.

TROLLEY TRAIL RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY

Where: the Countryside Conservancy trailhead at The Church of the Epiphany. When: Friday, October 10, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. Who: Countryside Conservancy members, Epiphany’s parishioners and friends are invited. Rain or shine! To RSVP or for more information, please call 570-945-6995.

‘SEASONS OF LOVE’ MEAL

Epiphany will be serving its next meal to area hungry
on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 2PM at Church of the Good Shepherd, Scranton.
As always we need people (beginning at 10:30AM to prepare the food, help to serve at 2PM,
be drivers to pick up people, sort clothing, clean-up, etc.
Please contact Sue Six if you can volunteer with this mission:susansix@frontier.com.
Our schedule is to serve on the fourth Sunday of each month, unless otherwise publicized.

USED CLOTHING DROP-OFF SHED

Sponsored by The Church of the Epiphany.
Located at 25 Church Hill (lower lot below church proper) Glenburn Twp/Dalton, PA.
Self-serve: drop off when you are able; no need to come during normal business hours; on-going.
Items Accepted: All clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets,
sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed toys.
Unaccepted items: NO rags, fabric scraps, pillows, plastic toys, household goods, or TRASH;
NO electronics/TVs accepted (these items may be taken free-of-charge to the Lackawanna County Recycling Center in Scranton, PA).
Tax deductible; receipts are located in the black box on the shed.
Please keep your donations clean and dry: put in tied or closed bags (extra bags are available at shed); do not leave donations outside of the shed.
Thank you.

REACHING THE PYGMIES NEWSLETTER

How quickly the summer has passed. Soon Fr. Charles and Seth will be sending us news about the P-7 students’ end of the academic year work and national testing!!
Fr. Charles older sister, Winnie, died in August. Two Batwa students at the Bishop’s school also died, unexpectedly. In addition an older Batwa man in the Kebiremu Settlement died. Please keep Fr. Charles, the school, and the Settlement in your prayers.
We can rejoice with the Epiphany School at the additional water tank. It is such a blessing which we in the United States don’t fully appreciate. Thank you to Church of the Ascension and Fr. Daley for this undertaking!
I have some wonderful photos of the Epiphany School choir and Batwa students to include in the next newsletter.
Blessings to all.
Linda K. Rogers

Our September newsletter is here.

PYGMY MINISTRY WEBSITE

Please check out this link to a website
created by our parishioner, Linda K. Rogers,
containing information, many pictures and
video clips from her travels in Uganda for
our Reaching the Pygmies ministry.

AL-ANON MEETING AT EPIPHANY

The ‘Everyone is Welcome’ AFG group no longer meets at Epiphany.  To ‘Find a Meeting’ go here or type www.pa-al-anon.org/meetings.html into your Search bar.
There is a local meeting at Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, PA on Wednesday evenings at 8:00PM.  Worldwide, you may call 1-888-425-2666 Monday-Friday between 8AM and 6PM Eastern time, to find a meeting.

AEM FOOD PANTRY

Thirty year-old organization which serves 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.
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.
Supported by the Abington Ecumenical Ministerium of local churches, generous residents and school districts through food drives.
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.
If you have questions, please contact Nancy Thompson, coordinator, at 570-878-8843.
Volunteers are always needed to help sort food, on Monday evenings.

DIOCESAN YOUTH EVENTS FOR 2014

Happenings #23: A Safe Haven. November 7-9, 2014. At Kirby House, 381 Sunset Rd, Mountaintop, PA. For youth in grades 9-12. $125 per person. Scholarships are available. Visit the blog for youth and young adults HERE
Please register for all Diocesan events at diobeth.org.
If you have questions, please contact Ellyn Siftar, Missioner for Youth and Young Adult Ministries at
esiftar@diobeth.org or call 610.691.5655 x229.

WHO WE ARE & HOW TO REACH US

We’ve updated our list of ‘Who Does What’ at Epiphany.
Please check out our Directory page here
to see all the wonderful things happening at Epiphany,
and to see where your talents would be helpful to us!
Please contact Linda Rogers, any Vestry member,
or the contact person associated with the activity
in which you are interested. Thank you.

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: October 21, 2014.

SUMMER FELLOWSHIP AND EUCHARIST

Our first gathering was held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The weather cooperated so we were able to dine and play a lawn game outside!
Many thanks to coordinators, Linda and Fr. Graham.
Here is a collage of our happy meeting:

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{Picture credit to Linda K. Rogers.}

CHRISTMAS CAROLING

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 6PM.
Led by Melissa Driscole and our Senior Choir.
Spreading Christmas spirit to our homebound parishioners.
Here is a picture of our happy carolers at Howard H.’s house:

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Photograph courtesy of Penny Mason.

A NEWCOMERS’ DINNER WAS HELD

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
Many thanks to hosts: Linda and Jack
Chef: Alice
Dessert: Rachel
Here is a picture of our happy table:

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{Picture credit to Linda K. Rogers.}

IF YOU STILL CANNOT FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR

after perusing our church’s main website, then check out our Sunday School’s website.
Christian Education Director Barbara Little has a lot of ‘goodies’ there, about Sunday School, teacher opportunities, church-wide events, resources, etc.
Please click here to be re-directed to her website.