This Week @ Trinity 01.21.18

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY

DISCRETIONARY SUNDAY

TODAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education 

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am: Reception / Coffee  Followed by Annual Meeting

5:45 pm:  Movie Night (All Saints)

Monday –

11:00 am: Feeding Program 

5:45 pm:  Finance Committee

6:00 pm:  Vestry

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

Wednesday

11:00 am:  Food Closet

11:30 am:  Prayer Bead Ministry (Adams Chapel)

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

7:00 pm:  Choir Rehearsal

Thursday

10:00 am: Bible Study

11:00 am:  Food Closet

Friday 

Saturday

8:30 am:  DOK Bood Study @ Panera

8:00 pm:  AA

NEXT SUNDAY – THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY / DISCRETIONARY SUNDAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am:  Coffee Hour

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ALTAR FLOWER LIST  – There is a new altar flower list on the bulletin board in Trinity Hall. Please sign up to provide flowers to enhance our worship services.

DISCRETIONARY SUNDAY – Today is Discretionary Sunday. The loose offering today goes to the Rector’s Discretionary Fund for needy folks coming in for help that does not fit any of our stated outreach funds. Food, gas, bus tickets, etc. are the primary forms of assistance given.

VESTRY AND DELEGATE CANDIDATES – Candidates for Vestry and delegates to annual convention will be voted on today at the Annual Meeting. The Vestry Nominees are Justin Warren, Bob Harris, and Kim Couch. The delegate nominees are Joy Brownfield, Justin Warren, Becky Mathis Stump, and Susie Fitcher. The two delegates will be the two individuals that receive the most votes and the other two will serve as the alternates.

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 31 – Lasagna Dinner/Evening Prayer

February 4 – Souper Bowl Lunch (12:00 p.m.)

February 4 – Youth Activities Resume (6:00 p.m.)

February 13 – Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

February 14 – Ash Wednesday

February 16 – Stations of the Cross (5:30 p.m.)

February 21 – Lenten Dinners Begin

February 26 – Finance and Vestry

This Week @ Trinity 01.14.18

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY

TODAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education 

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am: Reception / Coffee Hour

Monday – OFFICE CLOSED

11:00 am: Feeding Program 

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

Wednesday

11:00 am:  Food Closet

11:30 am:  Prayer Bead Ministry (Adams Chapel)

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

7:00 pm:  Choir Rehearsal

Thursday

10:00 am: Bible Study

11:00 am:  Food Closet

6:00 pm:  Blennerhassett Stamp Society

Friday 

6:30 pm:  Supper Club @ Gyongyosi’s

Saturday

8:00 pm:  AA

NEXT SUNDAY – THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY / DISCRETIONARY SUNDAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am:  Coffee Hour / Annual Meeting (Trinity Hall)

5:45 pm:  Movie Night (All Saints)

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ALTAR FLOWER LIST  – There is a new altar flower list on the bulletin board in Trinity Hall. Please sign up to provide flowers to enhance our worship services.

TRINITY FELLOWSHIP MINISTRY – “Trinity Fellowship Ministry” is designed to bridge the gap amongst age groups, as well as families and singles, while bringing a sense of freshness to our events here at Trinity with the hope of creating a family like atmosphere that will strengthen and enrich bonds of friendships already formed and also encourage new friendships. We are in the process of rethinking some of the existing events we have in place, as well as looking at ways to appeal to and include all Trinitarians. This may include things like making supper club look more family-friendly every other month; being more intentional about planning things like game nights, tailgate themed parties; and possibly taking a trip once per quarter.

VESTRY AND DELEGATE CANDIDATES – Candidates for Vestry and delegates to annual convention will be voted on at the Annual Meeting on January 21st.. The Vestry Nominees are Justin Warren, Bob Harris, and Kim Couch. The delegate nominees are Joy Brownfield, Justin Warren, Becky Mathis Stump, and Susie Fitcher. The two delegates will be the two individuals that receive the most votes and the other two will serve as the alternates.

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 20 – Times Deadline

January 21 – Annual Meeting

January 22 – Finance and Vestry Meetings

January 27 – DOK Book Study at Panera

January 31 – Lasagna Dinner/Evening Prayer

February 4 – Souper Bowl Lunch

February 13 – Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

February 21 – Lenten Dinners Begin

This Week @ Trinity 01.07.18

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY

TODAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education / Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am: Reception / Coffee Hour

Monday

11:00 am: Feeding Program 

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

Wednesday

11:00 am:  Food Closet

11:30 am:  Prayer Bead Ministry (Adams Chapel)

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

Thursday

10:00 am: Bible Study

11:00 am:  Food Closet

Friday 

Saturday

9:00 am:  MOT Breakfast @ Trinity Hall

8:00 pm:  AA

NEXT SUNDAY – SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am:  Coffee Hour

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UNGREENING OF THE CHURCH – We will be ungreening the church today following the 10:30 service. If you can, please stay for a short time to help with this task.

 TRINITY FELLOWSHIP MINISTRY – “Trinity Fellowship Ministry” is designed to bridge the gap amongst age groups, as well as families and singles, while bringing a sense of freshness to our events here at Trinity with the hope of creating a family like atmosphere that will strengthen and enrich bonds of friendships already formed and also encourage new friendships.  We are in the process of rethinking some of the existing events we have in place, as well as looking at ways to appeal to and include all Trinitarians. This may include things like making supper club look more family-friendly every other month; being more intentional about planning things like game nights, tailgate themed parties; and possibly taking a trip once per quarter.

GAME NIGHT – Trinity Fellowship Ministry is planning a game night for Friday, January 12th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Please bring snacks and any games you would like play.

RING FOUND – A ring was found in the handicapped restroom just off Trinity Hall. If you lost it call or see Susie and describe it so it can be returned.

 VESTRY AND DELEGATE CANDIDATES – Candidates for Vestry and delegates to annual convention will be voted on at the Annual Meeting. The Vestry Nominees are Justin Warren, Bob Harris, and Kim Couch. The delegate nominees are Joy Brownfield, Justin Warren, Becky Mathis Stump, and Susie Fitcher. The two delegates will be the two individuals that receive the most votes and the other two will serve as the alternates.

 UPCOMING EVENTS

  • January 19 – Supper Club – Gyongyosi
  • January 20 – Times Deadline
  • January 21 – Annual Meeting
  • January 21 – Movie night “All Saints”
  • January 22 – Finance and Vestry Meeting
  • January 27 – DOK Book Study at Panera
  • January 31 – Lasagna Dinner/Evening Prayer

A Word from Your Priest-Jan.

Happy New Year! Now that the rest of the world has caught up with those of us that celebrate our new year on Advent 1.

To start our New Year of focusing on our Intentional Worship, I would like to remind everyone and ask your cooperation on an aspect of our worship. That is to respect the time just before the service begins as a silent time to prepare ourselves for worship. As you will recall we will light the candles for the service about five to ten minutes before the service starts. Also, at the 10:30 service the organ prelude usually starts about that same time. The lighting of the candles will be the signal for individual conversations to end and a period of silent prayer to begin. This also applies to the Wednesday service as well. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter as an important part of our worship.

Also, please make plans to attend our Annual Meeting on January 21, 2018 immediately following the 10:30 am service. We will present the 2018 budget and elect three new vestry members in addition to delegates and alternate delegates to the Diocesan Convention.The Vestry Nominees are Justin Warren, Bob Harris and Kim Couch. The delegate nominees are Joy Brownfield, Justin Warren, Becky Mathis Stump, and Susie Fitcher. The two delegates will be the two individuals that receive the most votes and the other two will serve as the alternates.

The meeting is also a great opportunity for you to hear and ask questions about the ministries of the church. I will also try to answer any questions you may have about what is going on at Trinity and what we might want to focus on in the New Year. I will be happy to answer any question you might have in regard to our focus on Intentional Worship for the coming year and watchfor more information in the Times.

We have a lot of exciting things happening. Please, come and be apart of what God is doing here at Trinity, and as always, bring a friend.

God bless you one and all,

Father Paul

 

This Week @ Trinity 12.31.17

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

TODAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am: Reception / Coffee Hour

Monday – OFFICE CLOSED

11:00 am: Feeding Program 

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

6:00 pm:  Blennerhassett Stamp Society

Wednesday

11:00 am:  Food Closet

11:30 am:  Prayer Bead Ministry (Adams Chapel)

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

5:30 pm:  Actors Guild (Conference Room)

Thursday

10:00 am: Bible Study

11:00 am:  Food Closet / Knitters

Friday 

Saturday

8:00 pm:  AA

NEXT SUNDAY – SECOND SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am:  Coffee Hour

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CHURCH SECURITY COMMITTEE – We are looking for volunteers for a Committee to look at our church security. Retired Sherriff’s Deputy, Gary Vincent, will chair. If you are interested, please let he, Fr. Paul, or Susie know. Speaking of Security, we are still finding doors left unlocked. The 5th Street door in the Education building is a prime example. Please make sure all doors are locked when you leave the church. Don’t assume that someone else will do it. Your cooperation is appreciated.

PARKING LOT LANDSCAPE COMMITTEE – If you would like to serve on this committee contact Katharine Brown, Barbara Full, Fr. Paul, or Susie.

175th ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE – Next year is the 175th anniversary of Trinity and we would like to have a celebration on Trinity Sunday, May 27, 2018. I you would like to help with the planning of the celebration contact Fr. Paul or Susie.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • January 13 – Men’s breakfast in Trinity Hall
  • January 19 – Supper Club – Gyongyosi
  • January 20 – Times Deadline
  • January 21 – Annual Meeting
  • January 21 – Movie night “All Saints”
  • January 22 – Finance and Vestry Meeting
  • January 27 – DOK Book Study at Panera
  • January 31 – Lasagna Dinner/Evening Prayer

 

This Week @ Trinity 12.24.17

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

TODAY

10:00 am: Advent Lessons & Carols with Euchrist – Fr. Hicks

11:15 am:  Coffee Hour / Greening of the Church

5:30 pm:  Holy Eucharist Rite II – Fr. Hicks (Family Christmas Service)

10:30 pm: Concert with Brass

11:00 pm: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks (Midnight Christmas Service)

 Monday – OFFICE CLOSED – MERRY CHRISTMAS!

10:00 am:  Morning Prayer Rite I with Eucharist

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

Wednesday

11:00 am:  Food Closet

11:30 am:  Prayer Bead Ministry (Adams Chapel)

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

Thursday

10:00 am:  Food Closet

Friday 

Saturday

8:30 am:  DOK Book Study  at Panera

8:00 pm:  AA

NEXT SUNDAY – FIRST SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School

10:30 am:  Holy Eucharist Rite II – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am:  Coffee Hour

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GREENING OF THE CHURCH  – We will be greening the church for Christmas immediately following the 10:00 a.m. service. A lot of the work has already been done so it shouldn’t take too long to finish. If you can, please stay for a short time and lend a hand. Your help will be appreciated.

CHRISTMAS SERVICES

Christmas Eve (5:30 p.m.) Holy Eucharist Rite II

Christmas Eve (10:30 p.m.) Concert and Holy Eucharist Rite II

Christmas Day (10:00 a.m.) Morning Prayer Rite I with Eucharist

CHURCH SECURITY COMMITTEE – We are looking for volunteers for a Committee to look at our church security. Retired Sherriff’s Deputy, Gary Vincent, will chair. If you are interested, please let he, Fr. Paul, or Susie know. Speaking of Security, we are still finding doors left unlocked. The 5th Street door in the Education building is a prime example. Please make sure all doors are locked when you leave the church. Don’t assume that someone else will do it. Your cooperation is appreciated.

OFFICE CLOSED – The Office will be closed December 25th and January 1st. There will be no feeding program on Christmas Day but it will resume on January 1st.

PARKING LOT LANDSCAPE COMMITTEE – If you would like to serve on this committee contact Katharine Brown, Barbara Full, Fr. Paul, or Susie.

175th ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE – Next year is the 175th anniversary of Trinity and we would like to have a celebration on Trinity Sunday, May 27, 2018. If you would like to help with the planning of the celebration contact Fr. Paul or Susie.

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 1 – Office Closed

January 15 – Office Closed

January 21 – Annual Meeting

January 22 – Finance and Vestry Meeting

January 31 – Lasagna Dinner/Evening Prayer

This Week @ Trinity 12.17.17

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

TODAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education

9:30 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am: Coffee Hour / Set up for Greening of the Church 

5:45 pm:  Movie Night (The Bishop’s Wife)

Monday

11:00 am: Feeding Program / Clothes Closet

5:45 pm:  Finance Committee

6:30 pm:  Vestry

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

Wednesday

11:00 am:  Food Closet

11:30 am:  Prayer Bead Ministry (Adams Chapel)

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

7:00 pm:  Choir Rehearsal

Thursday

10:00 am: Bible Study

11:00 am:  Food Closet

6:00 pm:  Blennerhasssett Stamp Society

7:00 pm:  Compline at First Lutheran Church

Friday 

Saturday

8:00 pm:  AA

NEXT SUNDAY – FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

 

10:00 am: Advent Lessons and Carols

11:15 am:  Coffee Hour / Greening of Church

5:30 pm:  Family Service – Fr. Hicks

10:30 pm:  Concert

11:00 pm:  Midnight Mass – Fr. Hicks

Christmas Day

TBA:  Morning Prayer, Rite I Eucharist 

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SETUP FOR GREENING OF THE CHURCH  – Today right after the 10:30 service we would like to begin bringing decorations downstairs to have them ready to move in on the 24th. We would also like to bring some non- decorative items into the church to get a head start for the greening. Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated.

GREENING OF THE CHURCH – On December 24th following the 10:00 a.m. service, we will decorate the Nave for Christmas. Lots of help will be needed to accomplish this. Please stay for a little while after the service if you can and help make this go quickly.

DISCRETIONARY SUNDAYToday is Discretionary Sunday. The loose offering in the plates goes to the Rector’s discretionary fund for expenses “related to the exercise of ministry not otherwise provided in the church’s budget”. The primary use of discretionary funds is to assist the poor of the congregation and the larger community with their utilities, bus tickets, food, etc.

UPCOMING EVENTS

December 20 – Trinity Times Deadline

December 25 – Office Closed

January 1 – Office Closed

January 15 – Office Closed

January 21 – Annual Meeting

January 22 – Finance and Vestry Meeting

January 27 – DOK Book Study @ Panera

January 31 – Lasagna Dinner/Evening Prayer

This Week @ Trinity 12.10.17

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

TODAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education

9:30 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am: Reception / Coffee Hour

12:30 pm:  St. Anne’s Brunch @ Home of Paula Sellers

Monday

11:00 am: Feeding Program / Clothes Closet

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

 

Wednesday

10:00 am:  Christmas Giveaway Setup (10:00 – 6:00)

11:30 am:  Food Closet

11:30 am:  Prayer Bead Ministry (Adams Chapel)

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

5:30 pm:  Actors Guild (Conference Room)

7:00 pm:  Choir Rehearsal

Thursday

10:00 am: Bible Study

11:00 am:  Food Closet

Friday 

6:00 pm:  Christmas Givaway

Saturday

10:00 am:  Christmas Givaway

8:00 pm:  AA

NEXT SUNDAY – THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School / Adult Education

9:30 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am:  Coffee Hour

5:45 pm:  Movie Night (The Bishop’s Wife)

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CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY – The Christmas giveaway is on Friday, December15th from 6 – 8 and Saturday the 16th from 10 -2. We are now collecting donations for coats, toys, household and personal items.  Set up for this event is on Wednesday and Thursday, December 13th and 14th from 10 – 6. We will need volunteers to help with this set up as well as for the event itself. Also, if you would like to make a cash donation, we will be purchasing new coats and toys in order to have items available for all ages. Please contact Terry Shaw if you have any questions.

GREENING OF THE CHURCH – On December 24th following the 10:00 a.m. service, we will decorate the Nave for Charismas. Lots of help will be needed to accomplish this. Please stay for a little while after the service if you can and help make this go quickly. Next Sunday, December 17th, we would like to begin bringing decoration downstairs to have them ready to move in on the 24th. We would also like to bring some non- decorative items into the church to get a head start for the greening. Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated.

 VESTRY ELECTIONS – We will be electing both vestry member replacements and diocesan convention delegates at the annual meeting. The outgoing vestry members act as a nominating committee for the new members, but if you are interested in seeking election as a convention delegate please let the Sr. Warden, Lynn Prather know before December 18.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • December 17 – Discretionary Sunday
  • December 18 – Finance and Vestry
  • December 20 – Trinity Times Deadline
  • December 24 – Greening of the Church
  • December 25 – Morning Prayer with Eucharist
  • December 25 – Office Closed
  • January 15 – Office Closed
  • January 21 – Annual Meeting
  • January 22 – Finance and Vestry
  • January 27 – DOK Book Study @ Panera
  • January 31 – Lasagna Dinner/Evening Prayer

 

This Week @ Trinity 12.02.17

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

TODAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I / Confirmation – Rt. Rev. Mark Van Koevering

9:15 am:  Sunday School

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II / Confirmation – Rt. Rev. Mark Van Koevering

11:45 am: Reception / Coffee Hour

Monday

11:00 am: Feeding Program / Clothes Closet

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

4:00 pm:  Smoot Vocal Rehearsals (Nave)

6:00 pm:  Blennerhassett Stamp Society

Wednesday

11:00 am:  Food Closet

11:15 am:  Praying the Divine Mercy Chalet (Adams Chapel)

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

2:00 pm:  Calendar Meeting

7:00 pm:  Choir Rehearsal

Thursday

10:00 am: Bible Study

11:00 am:  Food Closet / Knitters

7:30 pm: Sermon on the Mount (Smoot Theatre)

Friday 

6:00 pm:  Covered Dish Dinner Before Show at the Smoot

7:30 pm:  3 1/2 Days of Christmas (Smoot Theatre)

Saturday

9:00 am:  Men of Trinity Breakfast in Trinity Hall

4:00 pm:  Smoot Vocal Ensembles Concert

NEXT SUNDAY – SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I – Fr. Hicks

9:15 am:  Sunday School

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II  – Fr. Hicks

11:45 am:  Coffee Hour

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VESTRY ELECTIONS – We will be electing both vestry member replacements and diocesan convention delegates at the annual meeting.  The outgoing vestry members act as a nominating committee for the new members, but if you are interested in seeking election as a convention delegate please let the Sr. Warden, Lynn Prather know before December 18th.

ANNE’S CHRISTMAS BRUNCH  – The annual St. Anne’s Christmas Brunch will be held Sunday, December 10 at 12:30 p.m. at the home of Paula Sellers in Belpre.

STEWARDSHIP – While our stewardship efforts and our budgeting process are not one and the same, there’s no denying the fact that those two activities are connected. The pledge cards we receive serve as the foundation upon which we lay our budgeted expenses. By now, most of you have likely heard a voice message reminder about returning pledge cards, and you may have wondered if we are struggling to make ends meet for the 2018 budget. While we anticipate we will have to make a few adjustments to balance the budget, our reminder was simply motivated by a slower return rate on pledge cards than we typically experience. Our history with the Trinity family tells us that most, if not all, of us have already made commitments in our hearts about how we will use our time, talent, and treasure to advance God’s kingdom through Trinity in 2018. So, we ask you to consider taking a few minutes to complete a pledge card today or email your pledge to Paul Miller (pemiller53@gmail.combefore Tuesday at 9 a.m. so we can continue the budgeting process with our foundation secure. If you have any questions or comments about the process or this request, please let us know.

Thank you, Becky Mathis-Stump (Stewardship Committee Co-Chair) and John Brownfield (Budget Committee Chair)

ADULT EDUCATION – In Adult Education we are going to study a guide published by Forward Movement named “Instructions in the Life of Prayer.” It starts with individual preparation in prayer and then moves to corporate worship. The series begins December 10th.

 UPCOMING EVENTS

  • December 15 &16 – Christmas Giveaway
  • December 18 – Finance and Vestry
  • December 24 – Greening of the Church
  • January 7 – Annual Meeting

 

This Week @ Trinity 11.26.17

We Welcome to Trinity Church all of our Visitors Today.

We pray your visit with us is a blessed one

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY

LAST  SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

TODAY

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I- The Rev. Gene Sheppard

9:15 am:  Sunday School

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist  Rite II- The Rev. Gene Gheppard

11:45 am: Coffee Hour

Monday

11:00 am: Feeding Program 

 

Tuesday

8:00 am: MOT Breakfast at The Corner Café 

Wednesday

11:00 am:  Food Closet

12:15 pm: Holy Eucharist with Healing

7:00 pm:  Choir Rehearsal

Thursday

10:00 am: Bible Study

 

Friday 

Saturday

 

NEXT SUNDAY – FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

8:00 am: Holy Eucharist Rite I / Confirmation – Rt. Rev. Mark Van Koevering

9:15 am:  Sunday School

9:45 am:  Choir Rehearsal

10:30 am: Holy Eucharist Rite II / Confirmation – Rt. Rev. Mark Van Koevering

11:45 am:  Coffee Hour

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VESTRY ELECTIONS  – We will be electing both vestry member replacements and diocesan convention delegates at the annual meeting. The outgoing vestry members act as a nominating committee for the new members, but if you are interested in seeking election as a convention delegate please let the Sr. Warden, Lynn Prather know before December 18.

ST. ANNE’S CHRISTMAS BRUNCH – The annual St. Anne’s Christmas Brunch will be held Sunday, December 10 at 12:30 p.m. at the home of Paula Sellers in Belpre.

ADVENT WORKSHOP – First Lutheran will once again be hosting an Advent Workshop on Sunday, December 3rd from 4-6pm. This is a family event but also many of our widows and others without families enjoy the craft making as well. The Advent workshop is an afternoon of making crafts that help us to enjoy and experience the Advent season. We will be making advent wreaths, nativity candles, angels, and a few other items. There is no cost and a hot dog dinner will be provided after we finish crafting. If you would like to participate please contact Tiffany Deem by November 30.

FRANK RUNYEON CHRISTIAN DRAMASTwo Christian dramas, The Sermon on the Mount (Thursday) and The 3½ Days of Christmas (Friday) will be presented at the Smoot Theatre December 7th and 8th, with TV personality Frank Runyeon. Tickets for the productions are now available from Susie, the Smoot website, www.smoottheatre.com, or by calling the Smoot box office at 304-422-7529.

UPCOMING EVENTS

November 19 – 26 – Fr. Paul on vacation

December 3 – Bishop Mark’s Visit (Confirmations at 8:00 and 10:30)

December 6 – Divine Mercy Chaplet Prayer Service Begins

December 6 – Calendar Meeting (2:00 p.m.)

December 9 – Men of Trinity Breakfast in Trinity Hall

December 9 – Smoot Vocal Ensembles Concert (4:00 p.m.)

December 15 &16 – Christmas Giveaway

December 18 – Finance and Vestry

December 24 – Greening of the Church