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October 7, 2011

Sunday Morning Service Schedule:
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II with music
[4th Sunday of each month - Holy Eucharist Rite I at 8:00 am,
Morning Prayer and Holy Communion Rite I at 10:30 am]
Church school and nursery child care during the 10:30 a.m. liturgy

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Serving this Sunday
October 9, 2011

Presiding & Preaching:
The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Lilly
Bob Saik
Eucharistic Ministers:
8 David White
10:30 Emily Pucker

8 Rich Crompton
10:30 Bart Smith
Director of Music/Liturgist:
Kevin N. Wines
Bill Mains

8 Don & Judy McKissick

10:30 Steve Maher
Altar Guild:
8 Rhoda Allen

10:30 Susan Crompton
Floral Arrangements:
Kent A. Phillips
Nursery Volunteer:
Susan Crompton
In the Garden Hosts:
Susan & Rich Crompton


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Sunday's lectionary:
Pentecost 17
Exodus 32:1-14
Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23
Philippians 4:1-9
Matthew 22:1-14


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An exciting kickoff to fall season…

this weekOctober 9—Share the Harvest! Share your harvest with the Trinity Community!  Turn those apples and pumpkins into treats to share during coffee hour after both morning services and with In the Garden.  Even those unable to go picking on the 2nd are encouraged to share the harvest with baked goods on the 9th.

Following Coffee hour this Sunday, October 9! The inaugural event of Trinity After Hours, lunch at Spinelli's Deli, 767 Neil Ave. Gather following the 10:30 service and walk together to lunch. Everyone is welcome and very much wanted to join us!

10:30 Lectors—

Please speak to Karen Sellman about serving as a reader for the first lesson during the 10:30 a.m. liturgy.  Either speak with Karen Sunday or call her at (614) 237-9539.  If you get voice mail, please leaves dates that you would be available, Karen will follow up with a schedule.

Coffee Hour Hosts—Thank you to Al Sheppard and Dale Deubler for selecting one upcoming Sunday. However, ALL OTHER upcoming Sundays are still available for those wishing to host coffee hour.  Please, go to the online Doodle poll to sign up.

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Trinity has big plans for Marathon Weekend

October 15 & 16, 2011.  For complete details click this image.

Volunteers are needed to help Trinity host the various Columbus Marathon events Friday, October 14 through Sunday, October 16.  Volunteers can staff the expo booth on Friday, October 14 or Saturday, October 15.  There is a need for 15-20 people to help host the pasta dinner for Columbus Marathon runners and families on Saturday, October 15.  Also, parishioners are needed to help with the race day pancake breakfast on Sunday, October 16.  Please consider how you can assist Trinity provide hospitality to the many Columbus Marathon runners and supporters.  Sign up sheets will be available at church and feel free to email Debbie Wiedwald at to sign up today.  Trinity has a wonderful opportunity to partner with Columbus Marathon and to raise funds to support our various ministries.

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.



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.

Trinity Soup and Stew Taste-off—October 30

On Sunday, October 30, the Parish Life Minisatry Team is holding the second annual Trinity Soup and Stew Taste-off immediately after the 10:30 servicer. For $5 you will receive a bowl for tasting and will be entitled to cast your vote for the best soup or stew. Bring a crock-pot of your favorite recipe for this hearty fall food to the undercroft and enter your  recipe in this friendly competition. Entries are sought in a variety of areas including vegetarian and gluten free. In order to enter you must also provide two copies of your recipe. A sign-up sheet for entries will be available in the Narthex or you can contact Peggy Malone at or 614-397-0478.  


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time, Shawn Snead, Carter Lilly, Sue Carter, Bill Davidson, Kelly & Priscilla Clark, Mark Lalik, Betty Staub, Ron McCarty, Nancy Zafris, Rachael Friend, Ron Whaley, Jasson Kabaira,  Carrie, Stowers, Molly Morris,  Joanne Giroux, Bob & Jodie Park, and others whom we name silently or aloud.
We pray for Brianna Maher, 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 Syria, Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Birthdays:   Sierra Sribanditmongko, Edward Cox, Jesus Acosta-Hughes, Jean Olmstead, Mary Ellen Crimmel, Nancy Lynskey
Anniversary:  Kathryn & Darren Meyer


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