Monthly Archives: May 2013

Holy Trinity

May 26, 2013, The Rev Kate Wesch preaching

She thought about it for a minute, and then predictably asked, “What’s the Holy Spirit?” Excellent question. Now, how on earth do I explain the Holy Spirit to a toddler? “The Holy Spirit is a very special gift from Jesus. The Holy Spirit is always with us. It’s like we are carrying around a small piece of God everywhere we go. It reminds us that God loves us.” “God loves us,” she repeated and then eagerly made plans to wear her bright red “Wonder Woman” t-shirt to church. Read more

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Holy Land, Holy Fire – Part 2

May 19, 2013, The Rev. Doyt Conn preaching

The story we hear in the book of Acts today is one we hear every Pentecost. It is the story of the arrival of the Holy Spirit in a manner that changes all people, including Parthians, Medes and Elamites, as well as people from Mesopotamia, Pontus, and Pamphylia; but also Greeks and Palestinians, Russians and people from Georgia, Romania and Kazakhstan, and maybe, just maybe, people from a little parish in Seattle called Epiphany.

You may recall that 19 of us just returned from pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Our time there coincided with the Eastern Orthodox Holy Week. Jerusalem was packed with people from all over the world, on a journey to see the Holy Fire come out of the tomb from which Jesus rose victorious.
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Piano Dedication

Epiphany Parish is the recipient of a gift of a fine piano, acknowledged recently in the Weekly Word. The donors of the piano are Marj and Jim Baker, and the instrument will be dedicated at the 10:30 am service on June 9. Read more