Lent is a season of self-reflection and spiritual growth that lasts for 40 days before Easter Sunday. But why? Why do we mark this season? The answer lies in the the story we tell throughout the liturgical year: If Christmas was our celebration of the Incarnation, then Lent is the time we live into its
At Epiphany this past Sunday, the Reverend Joseph Constant, founder and president of the Haiti Micah Project, celebrated the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his prophetic call for justice for all people. Father Constant, a native of Haiti and now serving as the Rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Beltsville, Maryland,
+ THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF EASTER + Click on the links below to add these upcoming services to your calendar! Know, dear people of Epiphany, that, as we have rejoiced at the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, so by leave of God’s mercy we announce to you also the joy of his Resurrection, who is
The Service & Outreach Team invites you to join us after Choral Evensong on three Sundays in January. Each evening we will highlight a ministry partner serving neighbors beyond our country’s borders. And we feed you! January 8—Holly Boone recaps her October trip with the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ).
It’s not about who’s naughty or nice! These are the good gifts our church has given this year: + Gift bags with warm winter items for women at Angeline’s Day Center + Thanksgiving dinner and children’s school supplies for families living in YWCA housing + Fresh produce every week for more than 300 low-income
In early December, Sue Cary and Sherilyn Peterson (shown left with a staff member) delivered two carloads of gift bags to Angeline’s Day Center for Women. The 100 stylish tote bags were donated by parishioner Suzanne Whitaker, and the cash gifts ($6,245!) that poured in from generous donors filled each bag with warm house slippers,
Parishioners Ann Beck and Holly Boone traveled in November to the mountains of Guatemala to attend the graduation of 9th and 11th graders at Nicolás Christian School. Epiphany was honored at the ceremonies for the scholarship aid our church has provided in this poor, remote area where free public education ends at 6th grade.
Dear Epiphany, Most of you are probably not familiar with Father Cameron Morrison, but he was a significant priest in this parish a long time ago. If his name sounds familiar, it may be because of the significant controversy that arose after his untimely death in 1922. Father Morrison wasn’t feeling well so he went
Dear Epiphany, Coming out of this time of lock-down, even as the virus itself still live in our community, people have reemerged in a way that is a bit like resurrection. Things are the same and things are different. Some see it and some don’t. Some have faith in the institutions that had to shut