Harrowing Of Hell

Gieth Phou

Gieth Phou has been the Sexton at Epiphany since 2009. Gieth is from Cambodia and was born in a small village in the northwest of Banteay Meanchey. He grew up working with his family on their farm. Gieth moved to Seattle in 2000 to live a better life,  he likes the weather and nature surrounding 

Laura Sargent

Laura has been a member of Epiphany since the Fall of 2012 and on staff since 2014. She served 5 years as Youth Group Convener before transitioning to Engagement Minister. A native of Southern California, Laura grew up in the Episcopal Church. She has a degree in Political Science from Boston University and previously worked

Pam Demian

Pam Demian joined Epiphany Parish of Seattle as their Business Manager Feb 20, 2020.  Pam’s major role is managing the accounting, designing accounting systems and serving as lead in audit prep.  She has previously worked in the non-profit sector for ten years prior as an accounting manager locally for the USO Northwest at Sea-Tac Airport

Jad Baaklini

Jad Baaklini joined Epiphany in August of 2019. Jad immigrated to the United States in July of 2018, with his wife Christine, who serves as Children’s Minister at St. Peter’s Episcopal Parish. Before moving to Seattle from Beirut, Lebanon, Jad and Christine were members of All Saints International Congregation, a parish of the Episcopal Church

The Reverend Dr. Peter Strimer

The Reverend Dr. Peter Strimer joined Epiphany quarter time in July of 2019; he assists with education and pastoral care. Peter is the retired rector of Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Seattle, where he experienced all the challenges and joys of a 350-household parish with a vibrant children and youth ministry as well as a Center

Amanda Eap

Amanda Eap was born in Seattle and grew up in Kent, WA. Amanda started working at Epiphany in July 2012 as a nursery attendant. In August 2014 she transitioned into the role of Hospitality and Security Coordinator. Her duties include providing security for the church building and grounds, as well as hospitality for Sunday Coffee

Margie Einstein

Belonging to a community of faith has been important to Margie for her entire life. Margie was baptized a Lutheran, confirmed an Episcopalian and married a cradle Episcopalian. Margie and her husband, Al  raised their  family at Emmanuel Mercer Island where she was involved in many aspects of parish and diocesan life. After moving to

Doug Oles

Doug chairs the Diocesan Committee on Constitution & Canons and is a Lay Deputy to General Convention. He practices law with a concentration in contracts (e.g., construction, real estate), and he helped write “Cities of the Classical World”, a gazetteer of ancient cities. His wife Alida grew up in China and runs a business that

Robin Mondares

Robin has been a member of Epiphany since the early 70s where she served as a Sunday school teacher, was on the vestry twice, in our adult formation classes, and in pastoral care.  Robin came from Yakima to the University of Washington, graduated in zoology, and began her life’s work as a research scientist, initially at Virginia