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January 25, 2012

Cover ArtSunday, January 29:
Single service at 10:00 a.m. preceding...

The 194th Annual Parish Meeting
of Trinity Episcopal Church on Capitol Square

will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. in the church following a combined liturgy beginning at 10:00 a.m..  All people active in the parish—and those new to our life together—are encouraged to attend. A Potluck lunch will be shared. Please bring a finger-food dish if possible.

The Annual Meeting Report is available online for review before the meeting. Either download the PDF here or view the report online at

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Serving this Sunday
January 29, 2012

Presiding & Preaching:
The Rev. Richard A. Burnett
The Rev. Abeoseh M. Flemister

Bob Saik
Eucharistic Ministers:
David White
Sarah-Grace Heller
Bill Bronson
Director of Music/Liturgist:
Kevin N. Wines
Ken Leslie
Altar Guild:
Susan Crompton & Chuck Gebhardt
Floral Arrangements:
Kent A. Phillips

Nursery Volunteers:

Caroline VanDeusen
Jessica Blackburn (during meeting)

In the Garden Hosts:

Bill Bronson & Chiseko Hamisi


Sunday's Service bulletin
can be read online at
or it can be downloaded.
Click here.


Sunday's lectionary:
4 Epiphany
Deuteronomy 18:15-20
Psalm 111
1 Corinthians 8:1-13
Mark 1:21-28


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Parish Calendar
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day-to-day schedule at Trinity Church.



If you have family events to share with us at Trinity please email pictures to Kevin Wines.


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Procter Summer Camp info now available. Click the image below.

Procter Camp


Coffee Hour Hosts Needed

Please speak to Rhoda Allen to host an 8:00 Coffee Hour. To host following the 10:30 liturgy, please follow this Doodle link to a poll where you can easily select a date to host. It's easy - just enter your name, select a date (or more) and be sure to click save. Nearly all upcoming dates are still available.


Join with the Diocese of Southern Ohio in helping to rebuild the Episcopal Cathedral in Haiti. Click here for complete details.

Wagnerthis weekMidweek Adult Formation Event:

“Reflections on the New Roman Catholic Missal”
Wednesday, January 25—
7:00 p.m. in Trinity’s Chapel
Meet our ecumenical colleague, Fr. Joshua Wagner, pastor of St. John's and Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Parish on the Near East Side of Columbus. Trained at the Pontifical College of the Josephinum and at the North American College in Rome, Fr. Wagner was recently profiled in The Columbus Dispatch showcasing his passions for urban ministry, congregational growth, and diverse liturgy—making him a valued new clergy partner in our city.  Light refreshments will be offered, and all are welcome!

Eucharistic Minister Training:

Saturday, February 4—
10:00 a.m. in the Parish Library

There will be a training for anyone interested in serving as a Lay Eucharistic Minister? The training will take place on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 10am. Anyone who feels called to this ministry - or would like to know more about it - is invited to attend.

The Pastoral Care Circle will meet for lunch on Sunday, February 5 following the 10:30 liturgy in the Parish Library.


Dinner to benefit homeless youths in Ohio, February 25

Click the logo above for complete details



Please don't forget our neighbors on the street. New dry socks are essential for this time of year. We have many weekday requests for snacks and canned self-opening food items as well. All donations are greatly appreciated.

Altar Decoration Memorials

If you would like to place a flower memorial or thanksgiving in the Sunday bulletin, please contact Diane Donato in the Parish Office via email or at 221-5351.  A donation of $50 is suggested, but any reasonable amount will be accepted.  Only a few dates are spoken for currently.

Parish Directory information is available from the Parish Office. Simply email Diane Donato for a complete listing of Trinity parishioner which she will forward to you via email. We ask that this information remain for personal use only.


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time –Emma Parey, Gail Perri, Marie Shaffer, The Rev. Gene MacDowell, David Lozano, Carter Lilly, Bob & Jodi Park, Carrie Stowers, Molly Morris, Joanne Giroux, and others whom we name silently or aloud.
We pray for Capt. Brian Smith, Jordan Sellman, Ted Abad, Private Dan Williamson, Cynthia Epler, Matt Schumann, Commander Scott Whaley, Specialist Michael A. Martin, Staff Sgt. Robert A Griffith Jr. and all who serve our country overseas and at home.
We remember all who work for peace around the world, especially in Iran and Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
And we still our hearts and turn our prayers today to the poorest and the most easily forgotten in our midst . . . praying especially for all who will visit Trinity this afternoon and worship at In The Garden, and the many in need of food and lodging.  We ask for vision to see the needs of our neighbors, hear the cries of the poor, and respond with courage and with love.
Birthdays:  Elizabeth Smith


Parish Life - Jori McDevitt, Vestry Liaison (VL), Julie Newhall, chair—Plans social activities for the parish throughout the year.
Stewardship - Darren Meyer, VL—Nurtures and develops year 'round giving of time, talent, and treasures of parishioners.
Buildings & Grounds - Nick Tepe VL, Alan Sheppard, chair—Oversees the maintenance of the Church facilities, organizes periodic "spruce-up days" and considers improvements to our interior and exterior space..
Worship, Music & Arts - Bill Mains, VL, Kevin N. Wines, chair—Participates in structuring worship services and plans special music, concerts, and evening services.
Christian Formation - Joel Norris, VL—Develops the Christian education programs for adults and youth.
Community Ministries - Chiseko Hamisi, VL, Bill Bronson, chair—Develops and participates in programs reflecting Trinity's mission to the community.
Altar Guild - Susan Crompton, chair —Prepares the altar for Holy Eucharist and maintains the altar and linens.
Pastoral Care - Judy McKissick, VL, Mary Gahbauer, convener - Offers support for fellow congregation members in time of need.
Future Trinity - Bill Mains, VL - A mission-oriented invitation to our downtown Columbus neighborhood(s)
Personnel - Don Galbraith, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Leadership Development - Debbie Wiedwald, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Communications - Nick Tepe, VL
Finance Committee - Jerry Sellman, VL, Courtney Clark, chair
Endowment - Debbie Wiedwald, VL, Jeff McNealey, chair

Trinity Episcopal Church on Capitol Square
125 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-5351; fax (614) 221-3716