Harrowing Of Hell


Women’s Retreat Group: January Meeting Notes Summary of the January WRG meeting by Karen Jackson Forbes: The WRG meeting of January 7th was well attended by 20 participants, including two online.  Thanks to everyone who attended.  We had a lively and meaningful discussion of the lectionary that included Psalm 103.  This Psalm provides much solace

Epiphany Conversations with the Rector

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

Wyatt Smith Taking the Next Step in his Career

Dr. Wyatt Smith, Associate Director of Music and Dean of the Epiphany Music Academy, is leaving his post on the Epiphany staff to further build his organ, harpsichord, and academic career.   Wyatt joined Epiphany in 2017 as Organ Scholar and obtained his doctorate of music from UW while working at Epiphany. He has been

November 5th Meeting: Women’s Retreat Group

Dear Friends, Please join us Saturday, November 5th , in the Great Hall for the Women’s Retreat Group’s unique 4-hour retreat on discernment. Our Special Guest, Diana Bender, Ministry Leader of Discernment, will lead us as we ponder the question, “Where is God Calling Me?” The pandemic led lots of people to consider big changes:

Epiphany Men’s Retreat 2022

Friday 10/7, 4:00 pm to Sunday 10/9, 1:00 pm St. Andrew’s Retreat Center on Hood Canal REGISTER HERE Purpose: “For the past 14 years, men from Epiphany have gathered in retreat at St. Andrew’s, and have experienced unanticipated blessings… sometimes by way of insight, sometimes by way of new or deepened friendship, sometime by learning

Epiphany’s Racial Justice & Reconciliation Library

Did you know that Epiphany has a Racial Justice and Reconciliation Library in the Fireside Room? We have over 150 books ranging in subject matter from history, to novels, anti-bias/white privilege, spirituality, Native American and Latinx titles. Any questions? Please contact Sherilyn Peterson at speterson@perkinscoie.com.  

Adult Formation: Sacred Arts Series

On September 18, we will introduce the series on the Sacred Arts. We will explore how historic Christianity recognizes God as the source of all beauty either through direct creation or through humans as divine image bearers. We will look at how beauty calls us to know and love God more. Join us online or

From the Treasurer: Our ESG Principles

I am pleased to be able to update the parish that we have incorporated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles into the portfolios managed on behalf of Epiphany Parish by Garde Management. By way of background, last year, an ESG policy committee was formed at the request of The Rev. Doyt Conn and Ed Emerson.

Support During the Teacher Strike

Please reach out if you or your family need any type of support during the ongoing Seattle Public Schools labor dispute. This includes childcare, food options, or afterschool needs. Epiphany’s Children & Youth Minister, Kelsey Lucido, is actively working on some creative ways to be there for the community, but direct requests for support are