Service & Outreach


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By serving our neighbors, whether here in Seattle or halfway around the world, parishioners seek to express God’s love for all people and to live into God’s vision for creation. Learn more about our Service & Outreach ministries and partnerships in this video presentation from Have a Heart 2023.

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Epiphany’s local partner organizations depend heavily on volunteers. If you would like to help, contact Amanda Eap at


OnwEvery night of the year, a hundred or so people come to the Operation Nightwatch Dispatch Center on 14th and Jackson to get a hot meal prepared by volunteers and, if space is available, a bed for the night in one of Seattle’s homeless shelters. The Epiphany meal team is on duty the third Saturday of odd-numbered months. Parishioners also make sandwiches that the Nightwatch staff distribute at tent encampments. Contact Ann Beck at or Terry Carlisle at

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Sound Foundations NwAt Sound Foundations NW, volunteer construction crews build quality temporary homes for Tiny Home Villages managed by the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI). These communities offer safe, dry, warm housing (with lockable doors!) and shared kitchens, laundry, and sanitary facilities for people who might otherwise be under a tent on the sidewalk. LIHI also provides case managers and other services to help residents land jobs and move on to permanent housing. Epiphany’s crew gathers at the Sound Foundations’ “Hope Factory” in South Seattle on the second Saturday of the month. Contact Jenny Cummins at or Pete Melin at

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Teen FeedMany young people living on the streets of the University District depend on Teen Feed for a hot meal and help getting off the streets and into jobs and housing. Since the 1980s, Epiphany’s Teen Feed crew has met at a University District church to prepare a meal on the fourth Thursday of the month. Contact Ann Beck at

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YwcaThe YWCA provides a range of services to help women, many fleeing domestic violence, find housing, jobs, and independent, stable lives for themselves and their children. Epiphany has partnered with the YWCA since the 1970’s, when our parish began providing Christmas gifts for families in YWCA programs. We continue this tradition today, each year collecting back-to-school supplies and, at Thanksgiving and Christmas, holiday gift cards for families in YWCA housing and emergency shelters. Another YWCA program Epiphany supports is Angeline’s Day Center for Women in Belltown. Contact Sherilyn Peterson at or Ann McCurdy at

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Donations to Epiphany’s Hunger Basket provide fresh produce for the Central Area Food Bank at the YWCA Phillis Wheatley Branch in Madrona. The food bank is always in need of volunteers to pack food bags for the 300-plus client households on Tuesdays and Wednesdays or to deliver bags to clients’ homes Wednesday afternoon. Contact Holly Boone at

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American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ)

This organization is dedicated to the support of institutions in the Holy Land that serve underserved populations through the Archbishop of Jerusalem. Epiphany parishioners on pilgrimage visit some of the institutions we support financially every two years.


Haiti Micah Project

Haiti Micah Project is an organization that helps destitute kids in Mirebalais, Haiti. Epiphany provides financial support for their strategic focus on three primary programs: The Year-long Feeding Program, the School Assistance Program, and the Trade School Program.


Nicolás Fund for Education

Epiphany’s support of Nicolás Fund for Education (NFE) continues a relationship with the Guatemalan village of Belén, which our parish sponsored through Seattle’s Agros Foundation in the years 2006–2011. Epiphany provides scholarships for several Belén students to attend NFE’s Nicolás Christian School in the nearby town of Nebaj.


For more information on international partnerships, contact Holly Boone at