Get Involved

Whatever your interests, Epiphany has a way for you to share your gifts and talents while building relationships. Looking for a way to get involved? Explore the tabs below and then contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org.

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Every Sunday at Epiphany, more than 80 volunteers work together to make three morning services, coffee hour, adult formation, Sunday school, and Evensong happen. Contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org to learn more and get involved.

  • Altar Guild
    Work behind the scenes to set up for the Eucharist.
  • Flower Guild
    Arrange the flowers for the altar.
  • Acolyte
    Assist during worship. Tasks include carrying the cross, the gospel and assisting during communion.
  • Eucharistic Minister
    Lead the Prayers of the People and serve communion.
  • Thurifer 
    Swing incense during the 11:00 am service and on special occasions
  • Usher
    Welcome people, pass out bulletins, and collect the offering.
  • Candle Ministry
    Fill and maintain the pew candles and candles used at various services.
  • Lectors
    Read the lesson during the service.
  • Livestream Operator
    Join the rotation of people who start and monitor the livestream of the 8:45 am service.
  • Guided Liturgy for Families
    Bring food and help set up for the Guided Liturgy for Families service.
  • Sunday School Teacher
    Help teach our elementary children on Sunday morning.
  • Youth Group Helper
    Help with gatherings of our middle or high schoolers.
  • Nursery Helper
    Spend time with our youngest children on Sunday morning.
  • Coffee Hour
    Help set up, clean up, or bring treats to share.
  • Parkshore Lay Ministers
    Lead 9:30 am Sunday worship service at Parkshore Senior Living.
  • Choir
    New members are always encouraged to join this active and caring community of singers.

The expression of God’s love through outreach happens in many ways at Epiphany. We feed and house neighbors experiencing homelessness; we fill and fund food banks, and we help people find homes. Contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org to learn more and get involved.

  • Feed People
    Gather with others from Epiphany to provide food for those who are experiencing food insecurity. Options include making sandwiches at Epiphany to be delivered to Operation Night Watch, joining a serving team  at Community Lunch Program on a weekday, and packing up and delivering food for the YWCA Central Area Food Bank.
  • Prepare an Apartment for a Family
    Stock apartments with donated supplies including books and toys for families in YWCA transitional housing.
  • Build Tiny Houses with Sound Foundations NW
    Join an Epiphany team to help construct Tiny Homes for our neighbors experiencing homelessness.
  • Help People Move to Stable Housing
    Join the Radical Love task force to help people currently experiencing homelessness navigate moving to and staying in stable housing. Learn more here.

At Epiphany, relationship is primary. Find a group to make friends, practice a common interest, move along on your spiritual journey, or all of the above. Contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org to learn more and get involved.

  • Men’s Ministry
    The 3rd Friday of every month at 7:30 am, join the men of Epiphany for breakfast, prayer, and a speaker.
  • Women of Epiphany
    The 1st Saturday of every month from 9-11 am, join other women for scripture readings and fellowship.
  • Youth Group
    Gather with young people from 6th grade to 12th grade for food and fellowship.
  • Yoga
    Mondays at 4 pm and Wednesdays at 10 am via Zoom, join a free class with an all-levels approach.
  • Small Groups
    Join a group of 5-10 others to meet regularly to build deep relationship and move along in your spiritual journey.
  • Coffee Hour
    After each Sunday morning service, gather in the Great Hall for coffee and fellowship.
  • All Threads
    Thursdays from 10-noon, bring your latest needle craft project to our meetings of fellowship and fun. We work on individual projects as well as prayer shawls and hats for local ministries.
  • Meditation
    Weekdays from 8:00-8:30 am via Zoom, practice Guided Meditation to center and focus.
  • Help with Parish Events
    Assist with any aspect of planning and executing events such as coffee hour, brunches, picnics, dinners, and other special events by assisting with decorations, bringing food, set up, clean up, or whatever else needs to be done.

Education is a way to engage with your Spiritual Journey. At Epiphany, we offer a variety of classes and groups to help you ask questions, learn, and grow. Contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org to learn more and get involved.

  • Adult Formation
    Sundays at 10 am in the Great Hall, adults gather to learn via presentations and discussions.
  • Rector’s Bible Study
    Fridays at 10:30 am, Doyt offers a deeper exploration of the Kingdom of God and what it means to live in it.
  • Book Study with the Rector
    Thursdays (beginning Oct. 7) at 6:30 pm, discuss Prayer by Hans Urs Von Balthasar
  • Sunday School
    Sundays at 10 am, age appropriate Christian education for kids Pre-K-5th grade.
  • Sacred Ground Racial Reconciliation Groups
    A 6-10 week film based small group dialogue series on race and faith. New groups form periodically.
  • Education for Ministry (EfM)
    A 4-year program in theological education based upon small-group study and practice. Sign up in September.
  • Discernment Groups
    Over 7 weeks learn tools and techniques to engage God more fully in your life and decision making, especially if you are approaching or contemplating a major change in your life. New groups form periodically.

Pastoral care is how as a community we care for each other. There are many ways to engage in this work. Contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org if you want to get involved in one of these ministries.

  • Meals Ministry
    Prepare and deliver meals to parishioners who are in need of extra help.
  • Card Writers
    Send cards to parishioners who need extra care just to let them know we are with them and praying for them.
  • Parkshore Lay Ministers
    Lead a Sunday, 9:30 am worship service with our friends at Parkshore Senior Living.
  • Flower Ministry
    Lovingly create and deliver floral arrangements to parishioners homebound or in the hospital.

A lot happens at Epiphany during the week to keep the church running. Want to volunteer? Contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org.

  • Office Volunteer
    The office is open weekdays from 9-4.  Welcome visitors, answer the phone, and other administrative tasks.
  • Library Organization
    Organize and maintain Epiphany’s small library.
  • Count the Offering
    Two parishioners meet each Monday to count donations from the Sunday offering plate.
  • Communications Ministry
    Assist in any one of a variety of ways to communicate with the parish related to the website, social media presence, video recordings, photography, email newsletter, or print publications.
  • Mowing and weeding
    Mow the grass or weed the Epiphany gardens during the summer.

Our Children and Youth Ministries bring together parishioners, staff, and our broader community to nurture the spiritual formation of children and young people at Epiphany. If you want to get involved, contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org.

  • Guided Liturgy for Families
    Bring food and help set up for the Guided Liturgy for Families service.
  • Sunday School
    Sundays at 10 am, age appropriate Christian education for kids Pre-K-5th grade.
  • Youth Group
    Gather with young people from 6th grade to 12th grade for food and fellowship.
  • Sunday School Teacher
    Help teach our elementary children on Sunday morning.
  • Youth Group Helper
    Help with gatherings of our middle or high schoolers.
  • Nursery Helper
    Spend time with our youngest children on Sunday morning.

Music is a central part of what we do at Epiphany. There are ways to get involved whether you are a musician or want a supporting role. Contact Laura Sargent at lsargent@epiphanyseattle.org for more information.

  • Choir
    New members are always encouraged to join this active and caring community of singers.
  • Concert and Evensong Support
    Being a host is a great way to help greet visitors to Epiphany. Hosts will welcome attendees, set out reception items (Epiphany provides food and beverage), and ensure all is cleaned afterward.