Epiphany Spire

Church of the Epiphany
Worshipping in Canada's most southern town since 1853

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NEWSLETTER 2017


HEADLINES!

GALLERY

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Golf Tourney

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Mothers day

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Back to Church Sunday is something we can do every week.

PLEASE NOTE: Vestry approved RENEW We would like to thank our parishoners who have supported thus far. By creating a Renew Trust we hope to provide a form of sustainability for the parish with contributions from estates, wills, and planned giving, etc...information was presented at Vestry. Flyers are available for anyone who may consider contributing to the RENEW fund of the parish. Our fund will be invested to defer future parish music costs.

Save your stamps, for the Canadian Bible Society. There is a box at the back of the church for them and thank you.

CANON MORLEY - leads our Parish prayer group. Please contact him if you have a request. All souls are confidential and welcomed.

PARISH NURSE DEACON VICKY
- our Parish Nurse and Deacon takes an active roll in parish worship and is the chaplain at Royal Oak Nursing Home.

DEACON JANE - conducts the parish doll making program for the hospital, jail ministries as well as supporting those who are grieving.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Check our YOUTH page for more information. Also see many pictures on Epiphany's Facebook page

New E reports to those who email a request for them. Sunday's bible readings, a synopsis of the sermon and announcements are available in the mailing.

  • We will celebrate the life of Canon Morley on Saturday at 2:00pm. Bishop Bob will be celebrating the Eucharist and a lunch will follow in the parish hall. Please join and share your stories of this caring man Morley.

  • Jan 21st following the 10:30 service, we will have a soup lunch in aid of our Lay Co-Chair Lillian's mission to Malawi

  • Vestry will be January 28th. There will be a few interesting presentations along with regular business.

  • Our Annual Community Christmas dinner was at noon. A Ham & Turkey feast welcomed our guests. Once again over 100 were fed and Santa's helpers were there distributing toys to the children.

  • We collected for the Good Fellows Food Hampers 1 Kg jars of Peanut butter to fill our windows and help others in the community. ALSO, Operation Christmas Child boxes have been sent and the ACW is selling a limited number of Church Calendars, so inquire quickly if you want one!

  • See the Youth page for Children's Christmas Pizza party with Santa,  Dec 10th.


  • Sunday School helpers are still needed. If you could help once a month it would be greatly appreciated. We need coverage for our current teachers to have a Sunday off.

  • COATS for ADULTS was held Nov 1 thru 3rd. The leftover coats were later moved to another location to help with their distribution.

  • We WELCOME 2 new members to the Chancel Guild and thank Marilyn for her support over the years as she is now retiring.

  • HARVEST Lessons & Carols a joint collaboration of the RCCO was held here in Epiphany with choral voices and 2 bells choirs. Thank you to all who participated.

  • The fence surrounding the King Family plot will be repainted. Lyle has exposed all of the maple leaf markers, ahead of Remembrance Day, which mark the veterans in our cemetery .

  • An evening with Bishop Linda. This was a fund raiser to support the Bishop's discreationary Fund held at Cooper's hawk Vineyard on Tuesday, Oct 10th. Thank you to all who donated.

  • MEALS on WHEELS Volunteers help deliver meals to Shut-ins.  We will be doing 1 county route each week for 3 months. Meals will be picked up at 313 Main St E. If you have an hour to help, please contact the church office. Thanks

  • SERVERS NEEDED for 10:30 worship. Any age welcome! Great to have Tom & Carmen join the group!

  • COFFEE TIME follows the 10:30 service. Please sign up to help with this important time of Christian Fellowship.

  • Please feel free to just 'showup' if you'd like to take part in any of our groups. Pie makers, sewers, bible study or ACW...any of them! Times are on the Events Calendar

    2017 Events

    • Mother's Day Epiphany offers corsages to all the ladies in church. Please join as a family with Christs' family and give thanks.

    • Sunday May 7th - Loonies for the Lord Sunday collected $1,076.30 in donations.

    • April 24th we set up an INSTAGRAM Account. Find us @epiphanykingsville

    • Point North supplies we collected were trucked to Pickle Lake for transport by plane to Kingfisher Lake.

    • We had a record attendance at Vestry for 2017 and presented numbers that pleased everyone.

    • Our Annual Complimentary Christmas Dinner had 95 guests

    • Fall Rummage sale was on Oct 27 & 28th. Was very successful again. Thank you all!

    • Our Pumpkin carving and pizza party was another great hit. Glad so many stayed for the lunch to join with the children.

    • Epiphany's Ethel M Blackwell ACW celebrated 61 years. This group transferred into the movement as one of the 3 charter groups in the Diocese of Huron.

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    RENEW LETTER
    If you have never heard of our
    RENEW campaign before please take a minute to read the letter you should have gotten. To date we can thank so many for helping us to reach our goals and establish a perpetual fund for the parish.