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This Week at Epiphany

 

This Week at Epiphany Sunday May 26

The flowers in the Sanctuary today are to the Glory of God and in loving memory of grandparents John & Alta Wilson; Herbert and Mable Winterton, and dear parents Keith and Doreen Winterton, and are given by Sandra Winterton.

Bible Readings Sunday May 26

 

We are completely accessible with an elevator and two accessible washrooms.

The Little Church that Cares
www.thechurchofepiphany.com

Contact: Rev. Teresa Corrigan

email: teresacorrigan1@gmail.com

phone: 519-671-0577 [cell]

The Church phone is unmonitored. Please feel free to leave a message and we’ll get back to you. 519 432 2837

Announcements from Rev Teresa

*Yard Sale.  Sat. May 25.   9 to 12.  Bake.  Lunch.  Set up and donation drop off. Friday May 24 at 1:00   Help Needed.  Especially for take away Saturday.  Also, no we just can’t handle large items.  There are no volunteers to carry large things.  Lunch counter downstairs.

*Penny Social..  June 7. Set Up?  Doors open at 6:30  Calling of prizes at 7:30.  Not to be missed.

*Manor Park Evening Post. Show. Picnic supper.  Great music. Great stories.  Licenced.  $20. Sat. June 15. Tickets Available Judy and Bob 226-378-1250

*Euchre and Cribbage afternoon May 27. Please plan to arrive early at 12:45 so we can start promptly at 1

*Yard Sale.  Sat. May 25.   9 to 12.  Bake-We need baking.  Lunch Hot Dogs, Muffins Downstairs.  Set up and donation drop off. Friday May 24 at 1:00   Help Needed Throughout Sale.  Especially for take away Saturday. 

*New Garden.  Our new perennial garden is planted.  Mulch comes to parking lot June 4.   Thank you Sonia for the plan and guidance.  Thank you to gardeners.  Thank you to those who have donated so far.  Donations welcome.

*Penny Social..  June 7. Set Up?  Doors open at 6:30  Calling of prizes at 7:30.  Not to be missed.

*Manor Park Evening Post. Show. Picnic supper.  Great music. Great stories.  Licenced.  $20. Sat. June 15. Tickets Available Judy 226-378-1250 

*Jeremy Smith.  Aka John Denver. July 21.  1:30.  $10 advanced.  $12 at the door.

*Apportionment: Pretty App.  Jar 18.50 ($22.10) Thank you to those giving in your regular donations. (Jan – April $440.25)

*Bible Study.  Tuesdays 10 am 

*Quilt Last Tuesday at 7 p.m. May 28.  Bring your sewing machine, scisors, and seam ripper. 

*Dark or Light MINT SMOOTHIES. $2 

*KERNELS POPCORN!   $2.50 

*Food Cupboard.   Butch. 519-615-9106.

*Draw: painting dolphins.  $2 or 3- $5.  Draw at Manor Park.

*Cans for Keanna. *Used Batteries, folded Kleenex boxes.

*There are three ways to contribute at Epiphany : Prayer for the church; Help at events; donations if possible. Our Lord knows us.

*Thank you for your generous love of Epiphany. 

Our Church does much good, quietly, without fanfare.

 Let’s all keep up our Good Work!

Gardening Day at Epiphany

Last Tuesday was gardening day at Epiphany. Many exotic plants were selected and planted under the careful guidance of Sonia, our master gardener. Looks Good Sonia!

 

 

Lisa Aldington

ALDINGTON, Lisa Lynn
May 15, 1980 – May 11, 2019

We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our daughter Lisa on May 11, 2019 after a brief illness. Survived by parents Bob and Linda and sister Christine, aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends will be received at the Church of the Epiphany, 11 Bristol St. West, London, ON, N6J 1L9 on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 10 a.m. until the time of the service to celebrate Lisa’s life at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the memorial fund of the Church of the Epiphany would be appreciated.

For information and online condolences, please visit
www.woodlandcemetery.ca

 On Friday May 17 a service of remembrance was held at  the Church of the Epiphany. Our little church was full to the rafters with friends, relatives and co-workers. Rev Teresa led us through a beautiful memorial much appreciated by all. It was a very appropriate and proper send off for our friend Lisa.

 

Dolphin Painting Raffle

Buy your raffle tickets for this beautiful painting by a local artist. Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00. Winning ticket will be drawn at the Manor Park evening June 15.

Blessing of the Animals

The little church that cares held our annual blessing of the animals service April 28 at 2 PM. The event was well attended with approximately 20 dogs and one very brave cat in attendance. Several of the humans who also attended the event took advantage of our professional photographer Dianne’s portrait service. Volunteers from Saint John Ambulance told the gathering personal stories on how their therapy dogs made a difference in someone’s life. All proceeds this year went to the Saint John Ambulance Therapy Dog program. A preliminary estimate of donations received was just under $300 with more to come. The service was beautiful in the Church of the Epiphany way, beautiful meaningful service, beautiful surroundings, and beautiful music. The music again this year was provided by Stephen Holowitz. Julianne a student at Lucas High School showed us her amazing voice in a moving rendition of Somewhere Over the Rainbow. This was followed by the reading of the Rainbow Bridge story, which brought forth many happy memories and quite a few tears (even to the reader). The new feature this year the solemn reading of our Gone but not Forgotten list for our dearly departed pets was very well received (not a dry eye in the house). Thank you to Rev Teresa, Steve Holowitz, Julianne and all the St John Ambulance Therapy dog volunteers for a wonderful afternoon.

Here’s a few more pictures

World Day of Prayer at Epiphany

On Friday March first we celebrated the women of Slovenia with Westmount Presbyterian, Westview Baptist, St. John The Devine (RC), and Mount Zion United. The service was put together and run capably by our own Judy Caley. Thanks Judy.

TIJUANA 2 NITE

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2018

Quilt Raffle Winner

The winner of this years Quilt was Bruce Jackson. Bruce says he’s always cold when he gets to the church on Sunday Mornings, so he will leave the quilt here. He will use it to warm up before the service.

 

 

Joe Bowman

Joe Bowman was a long time parishioner at the Church of the Epiphany. He was known in the area as the Mayor of Manor Park. He owned a Variety Store on the corner of Wharncliffe Rd and Emery St. Joe was a very generous man. If someone needed food, but couldn’t afford to pay just then – no problem. Joe would give him what he needed. In reality Joe was the first food bank in the area, long before our church food bank. Joe was also a decorated war veteran. He was instrumental in forming the Manor and Highland Park War Restoration Committee when the cenotaph was vandalized beyond repair and had to be replaced. Back in 2011 Adam, Teresa’s son Adam interviewed Joe for a school project. Here is an audio file of that interview.

 

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