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November 4, 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
November 9, 2014


The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


Robert Hill

Eucharistic Minister:

8 David White

10:30 Susan McKinley


8 Larry Burton

10:30 Emily Pucker

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


10:30 Debbie Wiedwald

Altar Guild:
8 Bunny Johnson

10:30 Lynn Giljahn

Floral Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips


8 Judy & Don McKissick

10:30 Jerry Sellman

Coffee Hour Host:

10:30 Susan & Scott McKinley

Nursery Supervisor:

Teresa Lonas

In the Garden meal by:

St. Phillip Episcopal Church



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


Sunday's lectionary:
22 Pentecost (proper 27)

Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25

Psalm 78:1-7

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Matthew 25:1-13



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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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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.


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.


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.
Please email Kevin Wines to let us know if you are planning on attending.

ServeTime & Talents Sunday—

Sunday, November 16

Following both morning services gather in the undercroft for coffee hour and explore the various ministries of Trinity Church.  Displays will be set up for many Trinity Ministry Teams, with team members on hand to answer any questions and to let you know how you can get involved.

Adult Formation this Sunday, November 9
9:15 a.m. in the Parish Library

Emily Pucker will lead an Adult Forum on “Ministry as Stewardship,” discussing discipleship connections between our gifts of time and talents as well as our financial support of the Church.

A great start to our Annual Giving Campaign which runs through Dec. 7—
We celebrate Trinity’s generosity….
As of November  4th, there have been 37 pledges made for 2015 totaling $115,800.  Of these, 2 are new pledging units—families or individuals.  In 2014, Trinity received 99 pledges totaling $233,540.  The current total is 50% of the amount pledged in 2014.

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.

Dates for Mission:
Monday, November 10—BREAD ASSEMBLY

7pm at Christ the King Catholic Church, 2777 E. Livingston Ave.
The 3 problem areas up for vote are crime/violence, education, and drugs.

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


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, especially those at Mar Aphram, Chaldean Catholic Church, Shalcheya, Baghdad.
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, the greater West African region and elsewhere, and those caring for them.
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 –Lexi Sribanditmongkol, 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.
Birthdays: Courtney Neckers
Anniversary:  Laura & James Weaver
Floral Decorations are given to the Glory of God and in Thanksgiving for the marriage of John Edmund Dyson & Elsie Silversides Clough in 1942 (parents of Mary Gahbauer)


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