Events Calendar – December 2022
 

 

Epiphany’s Christmas Concert:  Sunday, December 11 @ 4:00 pm

Epiphany’s organist, Jean Spyksma, has been curating, rehearsing and honing a variety of musical talents for this year’s Christmas Concert.  The concert is free – plan to attend and bring your friends and neighbors! Free reminder tickets and sign-up sheets are at the Connecting Point Tables!

 

Angel Tree Prison Ministry

Epiphany will be participate in purchasing gifts for children with incarcerated parents. Follow the link below to make an on-line donation to Prison Fellowship (which will be used to purchase a gift on behalf of incarcerated parents).  You may choose as many children as you like. Each child will receive a $25 gift, a message from their parent, and the opportunity to receive a free children’s Bible. You will also have the option of providing a gift for the care-giver, often a grandparent, aunt or uncle.
 

Women inC

Ladies, plan to attend Epiphany’s 14th Annual Christmas Tea on Saturday, December 3, at 11:30 a.m. Entertainment will be provided by the Gilbert Town Fiddlers.  Tickets are on sale now. 

 

Epiphany Quilters

The quilters will be selling beautiful quilts (crib size to full size) the weekend of December 3-4 including before and after the Women inC Christmas Tea.  Quilts start at $25 – proceeds will be used to replenish quilting supplies.  Monetary donations are also welcomed. 

 

Orphan Grain Train

Thank you, Epiphany, for your continued support of OGT!  OGT is still in desperate need of ALL items on the suggested list, so feel free to tell your friends and neighbors! 

Volunteers are needed for the 10th and 17th of December (Saturdays) between 8:00 am and noon.  You can volunteer for as many or few hours as you’d like.  Treats and beverages are provided along with a 30-minute fellowship break.  Please contact Jean Weber westsidewebers@cox.net, or David Eide kdeide@cox.net 

 

Matthew’s Crossing

A Huge thank you, from Jennifer Francisco, Meals to Grow Director, to the Ironmen for donating their free will offering of $735 to Meals to Grow to purchase more Mac and Cheese.  Wow!  That is amazing!!!

Meals to Grow is looking for new or gently used books and any leftover Halloween candy to include in the teacher holiday gift bags.  Please place donations in the boxes in the Narthex.

Walk in packing sessions at Meals to Grow are every Wednesday morning, 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Praise & Worship Center on Arizona Ave.  Please stop by if you can help, no sign up is required.

Volunteers are needed at Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank for all weekday shifts – sorting and packing food, front desk computer work and much more.  To volunteer, complete the online volunteer form at www.matthewscrossing.org.

Meals to Grow is taking a break from packing sessions for the holidays.  The next Epiphany session is January 17, 2023.  

The Epiphany/Matthew’s Crossing focus for November is Easy Mac!  Samples are on display in the Narthex – our goal for November is 100 boxes!  Please place all donations in the designated container in the Narthex or Fellowship Hall.  

Weekly Food Fact:

Last year, the US Department of Agriculture predicted that food prices would rise between 10.5% and 11.5% in 2022.  They’ve risen 11.4%, making the second largest jump in prices since 1979.

 

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