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November 20, 2013


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

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Serving this Sunday
November 24
, 2013


The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


Robert Hill


The Rev. Brian Shaffer OEF

Eucharistic Minister:

8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Bill Bronson

8 Bill Case

10:30 John Redden

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


Bill Mains


8 Don & Judy McKissick

10:30 Steve Maher
Altar Guild:
8 Bunny Johnson

10:30 Lori Dhiraprasiddhi

Floral Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips

Coffee Hour Host:

Karen Peeler

Nursery Volunteer:

10:30 Kate Meyer

In the Garden Hosts:

Karen Peeler &

The Rev. deniray mueller

Sunday's Service bulletin
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or it can be downloaded.
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Sunday's lectionary:
Last Pentecost (proper 29) - Track 1

Jeremiah 23:1-6
Canticle 4
Colossians 1:11-20
Luke 23:33-43


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Thank you for your continued support

of the ministry of Trinity Church.

Greening of the Church—

Saturday, November 30, 9 a.m. to Noon

Help decorate the church (inside and out) for the Advent season.  All hands are needed to assist in transforming our beautiful church into an even more celebratory  space for the upcoming holiday season.

Thanksgiving Eve Service—

Wednesday, November 27, 6:30 p.m.
Please join us on the Eve of Thanksgiving
as we join with friends in Christ from Old Trinity Lutheran and Trinity Episcopal for a service of Holy Communion.  This is a great opportunity for us to give thanks for God's goodness in sustaining all of creation and for the blessings of our bounty during this Song of the Saints & Kingdom-tide Season. The Rev. Brian K. Shaffer, Deacon from Trinity Episcopal with be Preaching and the Rev. Charles Peterson, Pastor from Old Trinity Lutheran will be Presiding.  The service will be held at Old Trinity Lutheran Church located at 405 S. South Third Street.

Advent Wreath Making Workshop/Party—

Sunday, November 24, Noon
Get ready to "wait for the Lord" by making an Advent wreath with your fellow Trinity parishioners on Nov. 24! Register with a member of the Parish Life team by Nov. 17 or email to be sure your family will be a part of the fun! Cost is $10 per wreath and includes all materials.


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 this fall. Some vestry members signed up for the next few weeks, but all the Sundays in December are still available.

flowersAltar Decoration Memorials

If you would like to place a flower memorial or thanksgiving in the Sunday bulletin, either use the online form here or 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.


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.

HWHMHoly Women Holy Men

Celebrating the Saints

This week we commemorate the following:

November 20 Edmund, King of East Anglia, 870
21 William Byrd, 1623, John Merbecke, 1585,
and Thomas Tallis, 1585, Musicians

22 Cecilia, Martyr at Rome, c. 280
22 Clive Staples Lewis, Apologist and Spiritual Writer, 1963
23 Clement, Bishop of Rome, c. 100
25 James Otis Sargent Huntington, Priest and Monk, 1935
26 Isaac Watts, Hymnwriter, 1748
Some dates are skipped in Holy Women Holy Men   

Conversations with an Episcopal Missionary to Portlandia: 
Karen Ward and Neo-Church Expression

Wednesday, November 20th beginning at 6 pm.
Join Karen Ward and St Matthews Episcopal Church in Westerville Ohio for a shared meal, evening prayer, and conversation at the pub reflecting on new models of being church.
Karen Ward is an Episcopal priest and founding Vicar of Church of the Apostles, Seattle (among the first emerging/Fresh Expressions mission congregations started in the Episcopal Church). Karen is a cofounder and Director of Episcopal Village, ‘a mission initiative, network and community, curating mission events, clergy conferences and ‘Missio’ courses for dioceses within TEC and the Anglican Church in Canada. Karen was last in Southern Ohio as the keynote speaker for the Missio Conference in 2011 at Christ Church Cathedral. She is currently serving as priest and missioner at St. Andrew’s and All Souls in Portland and is the founder of ‘Portland Abbey Arts’ a new, non religious arts initiative in north Portland.
The evening will include:
Common Meal at 6 pm at Central College (905 South Sunbury Rd., Westerville)
Monastic Vespers at 7 pm at Central College
Pub Gathering at 8:30 at Jimmy V’s Grill and Pub
    (1 South State Street, Westerville, 614.865.9090)
You may join us for any or all parts of the evening! All are welcome!
Questions? Contact the Rev. Jane Gerdsen at freshexpressions@diosohio. org or the Rev. Joseph G Kovitch at 614.499.6588.
Here is the Facebook event:
And on the Praxis site:
The Rev. Jane Gerdsen, Missioner for Fresh Expressions
Diocese of Southern Ohio


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time – Madeleine Trichel, Dale Deubler, Amelia Lewis, Jenny Treasure, Marjorie Dotson, Debbie McKinney, Norma Fluhrer, Madeline Wohl, Pauline Austin, Patricia Caldwell, Debbie Smith, Elijah Todd, Michael McKinley, Bob Park  and others whom we name silently or aloud.
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 remember all who work for peace around the world, especially in Syria, Egypt, Israel and the Palestinian communities, and Afghanistan.
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 the In The Garden, and pray for the Holy Spirit’s abundant grace in our fellowship.
We pray for those in the Midwest whose lives have been harmed and disrupted by tornados.
Birthdays:  Betty Edmonston, Burton Koss, Janice Heston, Boyd Fackler, Riley Dickson, Jane McGrew, Addie Gurgiolo
Anniversary:  Scott & Susan McKinley
Altar Decorations are given to the Glory of God and in Memory of Julia Ardit, Cynthia Callaghan & Marie Myers.


Altar Guild - Rhoda Allen, director—Prepares the altar for Holy Eucharist and maintains the altar and linens.
Buildings & Grounds - Nick Tepe Vestry Liaison (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—Develops the Christian education programs for adults and youth.
Communications - Nick Tepe, VL
Community Ministries - Karen Peeler, VL, Bill Bronson, chair—Develops and participates in programs reflecting Trinity's mission to the community.  Works closely with the In the Garden leadership team.
Endowment - Bill Mains, VL, Jeff McNealey, chair
Finance Committee - Debbie Wiedwald, VL, Bill Forbes, chair
Future Trinity - Mark Lewis & Bill Case, VL, Bill Bronson, Chair - A mission-oriented invitation to our downtown Columbus neighborhood(s).
Leadership Development - Debbie Wiedwald, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Parish Life - Sharon Whaley, VL, Julie Newhall, 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 - Nurtures and develops year 'round giving of time, talent, and treasures of parishioners.
Worship, Music & Arts - Bill Mains, 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