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October 23, 2014


Sundays at 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
and In the Garden at 2:00 p.m.

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Serving this Sunday
October 26, 2014


The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


Robert Hill

Eucharistic Minister:

8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Emily Pucker


10:30 Karen Peeler

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


10:30 Bill Bronson

Altar Guild:
8 Bunny Johnson

10:30 Lori Dhiraprasiddhi

Floral Decorations:

Knapp/Myers Wedding


8 Larry Burton

10:30 John Redden

Nursery Supervisor:

Teresa Lonas

In the Garden meal by:

Faith Community Church


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


Sunday's lectionary:
20 Pentecost (proper 25)

Deuteronomy 34:1-12

Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8

Matthew 22:34-46



Support Trinity's mission in the city and the world


Annual Giving Pledge form is available online.

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Parish Calendar
Click this image for the
day-to-day schedule at Trinity Church.


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


Trinity is


The Vestry & Wardens
of Trinity Church

Sr. Warden:
Patricia Rugola

Jr. Warden:
Joel Norris

Vestry Members:
Bill Case
Mary Gahbauer
Don Galbraith
Andrea Govan
Mark Lewis
Karen Peeler
John Redden
Sharon Whaley
David White

Bill Forbes


To reach any vestry member simply contact the Parish Office. Messages will be forwarded as desired.



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Procter Camp

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


Columbus Episcopal Youth Lock-in
(Haunted By the Holy Ghost)! 

pumpkin@ Trinity Episcopal Church, Capitol Square
Friday Oct. 31st; 7 pm—Saturday Nov. 1st; 8 am.  
For 5th Graders—High Schoolers.  
$10 per kid or $20 per family.  
Activities include scavenger hunts, haunted house, movies, and games!  
Printable flyer here

Brass Polishing Party

Saturday, November 8, 10 a.m.


Members of the Altar Guild will be holding a polishing party to brighten up the crosses, candle sticks, vases, and other brass altar items. Speak to Rhoda Allen for details.


Floral Guild Training

Those interested in preparing altar flower decorations for Trinity Church will have a training session on Saturdays, November 1, at 10:00 a.m. in the church. Please contact Kent Phillips for more details. Once trained members will sign up for weeks when they will design the floral decorations.

coffee hourCoffee Hour Hosts are Needed

Please visit the online doodle poll to select the Sunday(s) you would like to host coffee hour following the 10:30 a.m. liturgy.
For those who are hosting Coffee Hours, you should know that a number of items you might needs are available in the unlocked "Coffee Closet” in the Undercroft. If you know of any supplies you would like to have available in the coffee closet to make hosting easier, please tell Karen Peeler and she will see that they are provided. Thanks for Hosting!

flowersAltar Decoration Memorials

If you would like to place a flower memorial or thanksgiving in the Sunday bulletin, 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. An album of altar decoration has begun online. Click this photo to see more.

Worship, Music & Arts Events:

FacklerSunday, November 9, following the 10:30 am liturgy, join members of WM&A for an outing to New Albany’s Church of the Resurrection.  Artist (and Trinity member) Renate Fackler has an installation of bronze sculptures there that are not to be missed. Gather for lunch at the Rusty Bucket in new Albany as soon as possible after church then join with Renate as she leads us through her exhibition and discusses her works.  It’s also a wonderful chance to see a beautiful, newly constructed Roman Catholic Church. Renate is pictured here with her creation for the recently renovated Ohio Student Union at OSU.

Dates for Mission:
Monday, November 10—BREAD ASSEMBLY

more details to come

Wednesday, November 12—

Trinity's next opportunity to serve at this wonderful ministry.
Arrive between 5 and 5:30, cleanup ends by 7:45.
St. John's, Franklinton, 1003 W. Town Street

Support our fellow Episcopalians:

St. Edward's Episcopal Church in Whitehall

214 Fairway Blvd., Whitehall, OH 43213

Craft & Bake Sale

Saturday, October 25, 9am to 3pm

More details here.

The Social Gospel in Black and White

First Congregational Church

Washington Gladden Lecture Series 2014

October 24-26

Keynote Lecture: "Economic Crisis and Economic Democracy: Renewing a Progressive Christian Tradition" - Rev. Dr. Gary Dorrien. Find all weekend events here.


Disposable Diapers are always in need

Please don't forget our neighbors on the street. Candles, diapers, and 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. Remember to save hotel toiletries from your travels. All donations are greatly appreciated.


Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati. More details here.


We pray for all Christians and persons of other faiths throughout the world who are persecuted on account of their faith and especially for those Christians at St. Thecia Church Greek Orthodox Church, in Daraya, Syria.
We remember all who work for peace around the world, and especially this day we pray for our nation and other international partners discerning war and peace and wisdom in this time of terror and violence.
Remembering friends and family members related to this community, we pray for Petty Officer Kristy Sizemore, Cynthia Epler, Jordan Sellman, Matt Schumann, Commander Scott Whaley, Gunnery Sergeant Robert A Griffith Jr., and all who serve our country.
We continue to remember all suffering with the Ebola Virus in Liberia and the greater West African region. We renew our commitments to serve the poorest in our midst and remember all who are homeless and hungry in our city today.  We give thanks for the generous hospitality offered this afternoon at In The Garden, and pray for the Holy Spirit’s abundant grace in our fellowship.
We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time –Eric Stowers, Mark Cheek, Lori Clark, Jayla Kennedy, Josh McKinney, B. J. Artrup, Steve Pogson, Sharon Whaley,   Jon Nusbaum,  Marjorie Dotson, Hal Duryee,  Bob Park and others whom we name silently or aloud.
Floral Decorations are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the marriage of Lisa Knapp and Bryce Myers


Altar Guild - Andrea Govan, Vestry Liaison (VL), Rhoda Allen, director—Prepares the altar for Holy Eucharist and maintains the altar and linens.
Buildings & Grounds - John Redden, VL, Alan Sheppard, chair—Oversees the maintenance of the Church facilities, and considers improvements to our interior and exterior space.
Christian Formation - Joel Norris, VL, Rachel Friend, chair—Develops the Christian education programs for adults and youth.
Communications - Mark Lewis, VL
Community Ministries - David White, VL, Karen Peeler, chair—Develops and participates in programs reflecting Trinity's mission to the community.  Works closely with the In the Garden leadership team.
Endowment - Joel Norris, VL, Jeff McNealey, chair
Finance Committee - Patricia Rugola, VL, Bill Forbes, chair
Future Trinity - Joel Norris, VL, Bill Mains & Bill Bronson, Chair—A mission-oriented invitation to our downtown Columbus neighborhood(s).
Leadership Development - Patricia Rugola, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Parish Life - Sharon Whaley, VL, Paula Redden, chair—Plans social activities for the parish throughout the year.
St. Margaret’s Pastoral Care Circle—Andrea Govan, VL, Mary Gahbauer, convener - Offers support for fellow congregation members in time of need.
Personnel - Don Galbraith, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Stewardship - Karen Peeler, VL, John Redden, chair—Nurtures and develops year 'round giving of time, talent, and treasures of parishioners.
Worship, Music & Arts - Karen Peeler, VL, Kevin N. Wines, chair—Participates in structuring worship services and plans special music, concerts, and evening services.
For more information or to join any of these Ministry Teams, please speak to the team coordinators, the Rector, or call the Parish Office 221-5351.

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