Eliot’s poem of the Magi helps us to remember that Jesus’ story continues in each of us, as we travel to see the Christ child and back into our own lives.
All of this helps us see Baptism as an important beginning, both for Jesus, and for us.
In Epiphany, we come to see who Jesus is, where he is to be found, and where we begin to understand what he is about. Ideas to help you plan and celebrate.
We set aside this day in January to recognize the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes link to resources and activities.
Using cut-out stars with words like hope, generosity, and patience, household members choose a “guiding star” for the year. A special Epiphany activity.
February 2nd has, for centuries, been celebrated as a Christian Feast Day as the Feast of the Presentation, honoring the day on which the baby Jesus was brought to the Temple in Jerusalem by his parents Mary and Joseph. The name Candlemas refers to the blessing of candles and the processions, traditional elements of the celebration.
We celebrate Epiphany and witness the light of Christ revealed to the world. Here are some ideas for observing the season.
At Christmas the church celebrates the birth of Jesus, when God entered fully into the human experience. The Feast of the Epiphany takes the Christmas proclamation a step further, when the divine revelation in Jesus was revealed to the world as the magi came from the east.
On the Epiphany of Our Lord, January 6, family and friends can gather at the main entrances to homes or apartments (nursing home quarters, extended care facility, hospital rooms), and ask God’s blessing on their dwellings and on all who live or visit there.
The Feast of the Epiphany, January 6th, is just around the corner. There are many ideas to celebrate this remembrance of the Visitation of the Magi. Every party could use a special cake, room decorations as well as community singing. Here are some ideas to add to your own church’s tradition to mark this feast day on our church calendar.