Harrowing Of Hell

WOMEN’S RETREAT GROUP: February 3RD MEETING NOTES

Many thanks for joining our February Women’s Retreat Group this past Saturday. We were blessed to have a full house and arrive on a book group date. This detail leads to two important logistical announcements. Tuesday, February 20th at 6:30 pm in the Fireside Room Book Group, The Grit Factor. Saturday, March 3rd, our WRG meeting

Lenten Practice of Silence

Discover the transformative power of silence this Lenten season. We invite you to participate in a practice of 20 minutes of daily silence. Why silence? In the quiet, we uncover a space for reflection and introspection. This Lenten practice offers an opportunity to disconnect from the noise of daily life, fostering a deeper connection with

WOMEN’S RETREAT GROUP: JANUARY 6TH MEETING NOTES

  Dear Women of Epiphany, We were thrilled to have twenty eight women join us for the Epiphany day Women’s Retreat Group the morning of January 6 at Christie House. After an opening prayer by Karen Forbes, and the daily Hour by Hour, we commenced our discussion about the Day By Day readings. Our meeting

WOMEN’S RETREAT GROUP: December 2 Retreat WRAP UP NOTES

Dear Women of Epiphany, We came together for our December retreat for two+ hours of reading and discussing Scripture, sharing and learning from one another, and enjoying warm fellowship in Christ. Our guest speaker was Diane Carlisle, who talked about the spiritual discipline of Pilgrimage. Our overall theme was based on 1 Peter 4:10. Like good stewards of the

WOMEN’S RETREAT GROUP: NOVEMBER 4TH MEETING NOTES

Dear Women of Epiphany, Our November meeting was a four-hour retreat, an in-depth exploration of the topic “On Influence”. It was beautifully presented by Epiphany’s own Lisa Ozaeta, Associate Rector, and Susan Pitchford, parishioner, former professor at UW, and frequent teacher in our adult formation. After introductions, and a prayer by Karen Jackson Forbes, Lisa presented a clear

WOMEN’S RETREAT GROUP: October 23 MEETING NOTES

Dear Women of Epiphany, We had another one of our extra sessions of the WRG when several of us met to discuss the book, Enduring Grace by Carol Lee Flinders. This discussion was led by Margie Einstein and Karen Forbes. We discussed the author and her history and the life of Teresa of Avila, a

Men’s Retreat Reflections | October 2023

A multigenerational group of approximately 25 men from Epiphany gathered on the first weekend of October at Saint Andrew’s House in Union, WA on the Hood Canal for a weekend of conversation, reflection, and fellowship. The retreat was lead by Brother Dennis Gibbs of the Community of Divine Love, an Episcopal monastic community whose monastery is

WOMEN’S RETREAT GROUP: SEPTEMBER 9TH MEETING NOTES

Dear Women of Epiphany, We had a lively discussion for the first of the season Saturday morning retreat on September 9th. The Episcopal Church designated the day in memory of the Martyrs of Memphis, who in 1878 cared for the sick and dying during a yellow fever epidemic. We also honored the health care workers

August 2023 Food Bank Parish Report

Dear Epiphany, If I could tell you just one thing about the YWCA Central Area Food Bank, it would be this: The people who receive bags of groceries every week are deeply grateful. Since the summer of 2020, after Covid-19 closed the Food Bank to walk-in traffic, my partner Pat and I have delivered bags