Weekly Word for May 18, 2018

May 18th, 2018


Pipe and Bow, Wind and Wood: A Concert for Violoncello & Organ
May 20 | 6:15 pm | Church

Michael Kleinschmidt, organ
Page Smith, cello
Program to include a virtuoso arrangement for cello and organ of a Toccata by the early baroque composer, Girolamo Frescobaldi; an adaptation for cello and organ of the gorgeous “Moderato Cantabile” from Charles-Marie Widor’s Eighth Organ Symphony; and J. S. Bach’s beloved Sonata in D for viola da gamba and harpsichord, here
performed on pipe organ and modern cello.

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This performance is made possible by the generous financial support of the Epiphany Seattle Music Guild. As a result, this concert is presented without charge.

Reception to follow

If you can provide a sweet treat, appetizer, or any other temping finger food for the reception, contact Diane Carlisle at verger@epiphanyseattle.org or call the Parish Office at 206-324-2573. Thank you.


New Hiking Group

Epiphany has a new Affinity Group! For all of you hiking enthusiasts we are forming a group that will be hiking in and around our great Pacific Northwest. Length, difficulty, and frequency of hikes will be decided by the group. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know other people from Epiphany who share the love of hiking and to get in better shape (especially important if you will be joining one of the two walking pilgrimages in England next summer). Our first group hike is scheduled for June 9, 2018. We will meet at Epiphany at 8 am.

Depending on how many people decide to go we may have to split into a couple of groups to not overrun the trails. We will be going to Cougar Mountain in Newcastle. The hike will be between 5 and 8 miles with a moderate level of hiking difficulty. Maps will be provided. Following the hike, we will meet back at Epiphany for some group fellowship and to plan our next few hikes. Please bring information about your favorite hikes in the area. If you are interested in participating in the first hike, or are interested in being a part of the hiking group but cannot attend the first hike, please let me know (verger@epiphanyseattle.org).

Diane Carlisle

Note: Our summer 2019 walking pilgrimages along St. Oswald’s Way in England is almost full. There are still five spots available on the second walk, which begins June 27. The first pilgrimage is full, with a waiting list. Details can be found in the Weekly Word dated April 27 (found on Epiphany’s website (epiphanyseattle.org) by clicking “Connect” and then “Newsletters” and finally “Weekly Word for April 27, 2018).


Choristers Wrap up the Program Year!

Sunday, May 20 | 2 pm | Park Shore – Choristers and CITs will be singing anthems from their recent services along with an array of folk songs from across the globe. Join us!

Sunday, May 27 | 5 pm | Church – Evensong for Trinity Sunday and Artist in Residence Carol Terry – Choristers will sing with the adult choir.


Pentecost Sunday
May 20

Pentecost is the Christian festival celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus after his Ascension, held on the seventh Sunday after Easter.

The main sign of Pentecost in the West is the color red. It symbolizes joy and the fire of the Holy Spirit. Priests wear red vestments, and in modern times, the custom has extended to the lay people of the congregation wearing red clothing in celebration as well.

At Epiphany, we encourage you to wear red and enjoy red cupcakes during the Everybody Hour.

If you would like to help by baking cupcakes, please contact Diane Carlisle.

Madrona Mayfair Notes

On Saturday, May 12 Epiphany Parish made and sold popcorn for the annual Madrona Mayfair. It was a day of fun and community in our neighborhood! Everyone worked together to guarantee that Madrona children and families enjoyed a wonderful day in the park with pony rides, face painting, balloon artists, bouncy houses, and more. Borrowing the big popcorn machine from the Madrona School PTA, our Epiphany volunteers worked as a formidable team! We figured out how to measure out the cups of solid coconut oil, the right amount of popcorn and salt and sold almost 200 bags of popcorn with proceeds going to Mayfair. Thanks to our wonderful Epiphany volunteers: Brooke Bascom, Ann Beck, Zoë Chapman, Mike Evans, Eleanor Rodde, and Audrey Seale.

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Choral Evensong for Trinity Sunday & Recognition of
Dr. Carole Terry, Artist-in-Residence
May 27 | 5 pm | Church

Sung by the Epiphany Choirs & Choristers
Radcliffe Responses
Psalm 29
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Newcomer Reception
June 10 | 6 pm | Rector’s Home

Here at Epiphany it is a goal of our community to truly welcome those that God sends us. If you are a newcomer to Epiphany and are interested in meeting other newcomers, ministry leaders, and getting more involved, we hope that you will give us an opportunity to welcome you and get to know you better at our Newcomers’ Reception at Doyt’s house! Please join us after the evening service on Sunday, June 10 at 6 pm. Beverages and appetizers will be provided. On-site supervision will be available for children! For more information and to RSVP, please contact Ruth Anne García at rgarcia@epiphanyseattle.org.

Evensong at Saint Mark’s Cathedral

On Thursday, June 14, at 7 pm, our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will be preaching at Evensong at Saint Mark’s Cathedral. If you would be interested in attending with a group from Epiphany please contact Ruth Anne at rgarcia@epiphanyseattle.org. We will leave Epiphany at 5:40 pm and carpool/Uber pool as parking is limited.

Celebrate Joseph O’Berry!

Joseph’s last Sunday as Interim Music Director will be Sunday, July 1, 2018 and we will honor him with a Coffee Hour reception following the 11 am service.

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It’s Time to Register for
Epiphany Vacation Bible Camp
July 9-13 | 1-4 pm

Vacation Bible Camp (VBC) at Epiphany is a place for all ages to experience God’s love in a safe and welcoming environment.

Bible Storytelling | Crafts | Games | Chapel | Music | Service

To register now, click here.

We are excited to announce the line-up for this summer’s July outdoor concert series which will feature the sounds of jazz and brass. Please join us every Friday in July as we listen to live music in the Epiphany courtyard. You are invited to bring your picnic blanket and your own food and drink, but for those with limited time we will also be offering the option to pre-order a Pan-Asian ‘picnic’ or buy some snacks the night of the show! This event is a gift to our larger Madrona and Leschi communities so please invite friends and neighbors to this great community event.

Please mark these dates in your calendar:
July 6 – Lisa DeCosta
July 13 – Brass Band Northwest
July 20 – Jennifer Kienzle
July 27 – Jeremy Bacon Quartet featuring Rick Mandyke

We seek to provide warm hospitality to our guests so if you are interested in volunteering please contact Ruth Anne at rgarcia@epiphanyseattle.org.

Summer Concert Picnic Menu

Small Items:
3 Asparagus-Bacon Puff Pastry Swirl – $4.50
3 Spinach-Mushroom Puff Pastry Swirl – $4.50
2 Fresh Shrimp Spring Roll with Peanut Sauce – $5.00
3 Sticks of Chicken, Pork, or Beef Kabobs – $6.50

Picnic Dinner to go, comes with rice – $15.00
Pork Egg Roll
Chinnie’s Salad
Grilled Pork Chop
Choice of Chewy Brownie or Fruit cup

Pork Egg Roll
Chinnie’s Salad
2 pieces of Grilled Chicken (dark meat)
Choice of Chewy Brownie or Fruit Cup

Pork Egg Roll
Chinnie’s Salad
Grilled Korean BBQ Beef
Choice of Chewy Brownie or Fruit Cup

Vermicelli Noodle Bowl with Grilled Chicken and Pork Egg Roll/Veggies
Chewy Brownie or Fruit Cup

Day of Pentecost
Acts 2:1-21
or Ezekiel 37:1-14
Romans 8:22-27
or Acts 2:1-21
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
Psalm 104:25-35, 37


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