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November 15, 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
November 20, 2011

Presiding & Preaching:
The Rev. Dr. ELizabeth Lilly
Bob Saik
Eucharistic Ministers:
8 David White
10:30 Mary Gahbauer
8 Rhoda Allen
10:30 Bill Forbes

Peggy Malone
Director of Music/Liturgist:
Kevin N. Wines
8 Jim & Ida Ginter

10:30 Phyllis Duryee
Altar Guild:
8 Rhoda Allen
Floral Arrangements:
Kent A. Phillips
Nursery Volunteer:
Jori McDevitt
Coffee Hour Hosts:
Jan Saik
In the Garden Hosts:
Bill Bronson & Karen Peeler


Sunday's Service bulletin
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Sunday's lectionary:
Pentecost Last
Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24
Psalm 100
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46


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this weekThe Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Lilly to lead Adult Formation:
"The Sacred Hours, and how the hold the Life together"  

Recently Bishop Thomas E. Breidenthal received the life profession of the Rev. Elizabeth Lilly as a solitary oblate of the Holy Nativity.  This Sunday, November 20, at 9:15 a.m in the Parish Library Mother Elizabeth will lead a discussion and explanation of this mile-stone in her life.

write stuffTrinity's eChimes: Weekly Updates

was awarded two Silver Quill awards for communications at the recent diocesan convention. The competition for electronic newsletters in the Southern Ohio Diocese, judged both content and design.  Further convention information including Bishop Breidenthal's address can be found here.

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Stewardship Campaign 2012


Please click this image to be taken to Trinity's online pledge form to make your financial commitment for 2012. 


Thank you for your continued support of the ministry and mission of Trinity Episcopal Church on Capitol Square.


Ingathering Sunday - November 13

this week

polishingBrass Polishing Party

Saturday, November 19
10 a.m. to Noon

Lend a hand to the
Altar Guild and Worship, Music & Arts Team
in polishing and cleaning the
brass crosses, vases, and candle sticks
that will be used during the upcoming Holiday Season

The children in Sunday School, as part of a discussion about St. Paul, wrote this letter. 
They are proud to be able to share it with you.

Dear People of Trinity Church,
Be kind to others.
Do your best to be kind to animals and other living things.
Always think about Jesus and how he is with you.
Always think about the good things and not the bad things.

Columbus Women's Chorus Fall Concert
Earth: Be Kind to Your Mother

Sunday November 20, 2011, 3 pm, in Trinity Church 
Featuring songs old and new from many traditions, reminding us of our familial ties, with special guests, Columbus International Children's Choir. Tickets $15 regular; $12 Seniors and Students; Children under 12 free. Tickets can be ordered online at or by calling 614.378-8087 or buy at the door.

pokerSt. Philip Fun Night
Friday, November 18, 6-10 p.m.

Dinner at 6-7:30,
Games 7-10
Soul-Food Dinner $9.50
166 Woodland Ave., Columbus 43203

Thanksgiving Day Service

Thursday, November 24, 2011. Our neighbors at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 South 3rd Street, will host this year’s Thanksgiving Day community worship at 10:00 a.m.  Parishioner of Trinity Episcopal Church and St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church (UCC) are invited to join the Trinity Lutheran community for this annual holiday service.



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.


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time -  David Lozano, Carter Lilly, Bob & Jodi Park, Joyce Merriman, Jim Hanisian, Bill Davidson, Nancy Zafris, Ron Whaley, Carrie Stowers, Molly Morris,  Joanne Giroux, 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:  Gayle Nash, Cynthia Callaghan, Laurie Coffin, Nate Sheppard, Kay Sturm, Judy McKissick, Burton Koss
Anniversary: Susan & Scott McKinley


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