Ministries

There is nothing small in the service of God.

-St. Francis de Sales

ALTAR SERVERS (ADULT)

Adult men and women of the parish who assist at daily Mass. Contact: Cheryl Martin, (610) 825-7107.

ALTAR SERVERS (YOUTH)

Grade School and High School boys and girls assist at weekend Masses, weddings and funerals. Contact: Deacon Mike Pascarella, (610) 715-9922.

ALTAR CARE

Groups take turns cleaning the altar. Contact: Nicole Zimmerman, (267) 980-0218.

ALTAR LINENS & VESTMENTS

Dedicated to cleaning, ironing, replacing and preparing items used in worship. Contact:  Mary Sheehan, (610) 828-8103

BASKETBALL FOR MEN

Thursdays, 9-11pm in Grady Hall for pick-up basketball games. Contact: Ben Iacovetti, (215) 880-2791..

BEREAVEMENT

Extends condolences and prayers to grieving families and assists them with such practical needs. Contact: Joan Purcell, (610) 279-3221.

BLOOD DRIVE

Held semi-annually, usually in April and October. Contact: TBD.

BOY SCOUTS

Boy Scouts is a youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. Contact: Roger Milton, (215) 510-1724 or rgm1@msn.com.

CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP

Tuesdays, at 8pm in the Parish Center to worship God in prayer, praise, and song that is led by the Holy Spirit. Contact: Joan Clifford, (610) 279-8320.

COLLECTION COUNTERS

Extraordinary Ministers bring the Blessed Sacrament to the homebound. Contact: Jean Konowalczyk, (215) 837-8297 or pugmom711@comcast.net.

CUB SCOUTS

Fun, hands-on activities that promote character and leadership development. Contact: Joe Smallberger, (215) 699-1236 or info@pack117.org.

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS

Assist the Priests and Deacons in distributing the body and blood of Christ at Holy Mass and take Holy Communion to the sick, elderly, and homebound members of our parish community. Contact: Mary Sheehan, (610) 828-8103 or grandjack01@gmail.com.

FINANCE COUNCIL

The Finance Council advises the pastor on the temporal needs of the parish, and how they can be met through proper budget preparation, periodic review of income and expenses; also, by financial development and fund-raising activities. All members are appointed by the pastor. Contact: Rev. Joseph J. Quindlen, (610) 828-8634.

FOOD CERTIFICATE PROGRAM (SCRIP)

A church-based program that assists parishioner families with Catholic Education costs. Gift Card purchases (Giant, ShopRite, Kohl’s) can be made after all weekend Masses or at the Parish Office during business hours. Receipts can be turned into the Parish Office for a 5% credit for all Catholic educational programs, institutions or aid with our Holy Rosary Regional School subsidy costs. Contact JoAnn O’Connor, (610) 828-8634 or eol@epiphanyofourlord.com.

HOSPITAL MINISTRY

Bring Holy Communion on Tuesdays to Catholic patients at Suburban Community Hospital. Contact: Mary Sheehan, (610) 828-8103.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their church. Contact: Frank McCreesh, (610) 322-7119 or fmjm42085@aol.com.

LECTORS

The Lector Ministry is dedicated to sharing the Word of God with our Parish Family at Sunday and special liturgies. Contact: Deacon Mike Pascarella, (610) 715-9922.

LEGION OF MARY

Members of this apostolate do door-to-door evangelization and visit homes within the parish and the Plymouth Nursing Home to see if there are any issues or concerns. The Legion meets Thursdays, 6pm to 7:30pm in the Parish Center. Contact: Anthony DeFelice Jr., (610) 828-8448.

LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA KIOSK

Multimedia resources on the Catholic Faith. Contact: Virginia Marks, (610) 745-8188.

MUSIC MINISTRY

The Music Ministry is composed of more than one hundred “musical” parishioners who participate in Adult, Teen, and Children’s choirs, and several quartets and instrumentalists who enhance parish liturgical celebrations. Contact: Connie Steuer, Music Director, (610) 291-4255 or musicdir@epiphanyofourlord.com.

NURSING HOME MINISTRY

Bring Holy Communion to Catholics residing in nursing homes within parish boundaries. Contact: Noel Gallagher, (215) 643-4302 or Cheryl Martin, (610) 825-7107.

PARISH LIFE COMMITTEE

Enrich and enhance parish life through events and discipleship. All levels of commitment and talents welcome. Contact Kevin Kozeniewski, parishlife@epiphanyofourlord.com.

PRE-CANA

Marriage prep classes can be taken at St. Philip Neri Parish, Layfayette Hill, (610) 834-1975.

PRE-JORDAN

The Pre-Jordan program provides parents and godparents of children about to be baptized with a fuller understanding of Baptism, and affirms their own faith and responsibilities as their “child’s first and best teacher.” Contact: JoAnn O’Connor, (610) 828-8634 or eol@epiphanyofourlord.com.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM (REP)

REP (or CCD) provides systematic instruction of the Catholic faith to children of grades 1 to 7 Mondays, 6:20pm-8pm from September to May. Registratons begin in March. Contact: Linda DiCampli, Coordinator of Religious Education, (215) 367-5853 or rep@epiphanyofourlord.com.

RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE

The Respect Life Committee informs parishioners of developments concerning life issues, encouraging contact with legislators on current issues and participation in many local pro-life activities. Meetings are held (September-May) on the second Saturday of the month, following the 8:30am Mass in the Rectory Meeting Room. Contact: Larry Martin, (610) 825-7107 (please leave a message).

SACRISTAN MINISTRY

Parishioners interested in opening and closing the church, as well as arranging liturgical books, vestments, and other items necessary for the celebration of Mass. Contact: Cheryl Martin, (610) 825-7107 (please leave a message).

SENIOR CITIZENS

The Senior Citizens Groups of Holy Saviour and St. Helena Parishes welcome members from St. Paul and Epiphany Parishes to join their groups. Contact each parish for details.

SERVE OUR NEIGHBOR (SON)

The SON Committee seeks to help fulfill the parish’s mission to the poor by organizing service activities, including an annual turkey dinner drive at Thanksgiving, a GIVING TREE at Christmas and participation in Christmas in April house repair activities. Contact: Charles “Bud” Yanak, (215) 628-0839 or cyanak@gmail.com.

USHERS

The ushers assist at weekend and Holy Day Masses by seating parishioners, collecting the offerings, and bringing up the gifts.

WALKING WITH PURPOSE

Women of the parish gather Thursdays, 7pm to connect with each other and grow in faith with the Walking with Purpose women’s bible study. Contact: Olivia Selinger, (215) 872-7716 or wwp@epiphanyofourlord.com.

YOUTH MINISTRY

The Youth Ministry program at Epiphany of Our Lord parish is dedicated to ministering to the youth of the parish in a fun setting. Two groups make up the program — Junior High Youth Group and High School Youth Group. Contact: Kevin Kozeniewski, youth@epiphanyofourlord.com.

PASTORAL COUNCIL

The Pastoral Council is a consultative body which advises the pastor in matters pertaining to the life and mission of the parish, assisting him in discerning, expressing and fulfilling the parish pastoral mission. The pastor presides over the council, which is composed of parishioners who are elected by the parish and who are appointed by the pastor. Contact: Rev. Joseph J. Quindlen, (610) 828-8634.

NOURISH FOR CAREGIVERS

Support group for those who are caring for a loved one. Meetings are in the Rectory Meeting Room on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10:30am. Contact: Mary Sheehan, (610) 828-8103 or grandjack01@gmail.com.

FLOWER MINISTRY

Volunteers create and maintain altar flowers, set up and take down Christmas and Easter decorations and other holiday floral arrangements. Contact Ana Ferry, (484) 431-1117.

COMMUNION CALLS

Individuals counter the Sunday collections each week. Contact: JoAnn O'Connor, (610) 828-8634 or eol@epiphanyofourlord.com.

Epiphany of Our Lord Church

3050 Walton Road

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

T: 610-828-8634

F: 610-828-1802

eol@epiphanyofourlord.com

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