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November 6, 2012



2013 Annual Giving Campaign


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Click here to read the Rector's letter to the Parish.


Click here to read the letter from Annual Giving Chair Darren Meyer.


The online Annual Gift pledge form is now available.


Listen to Darren Meyer's Annual Giving address here.

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Serving this Sunday
November 11, 2012

Presiding & Preaching:

The Rev. Richard A. Burnett
Bob Saik
Eucharistic Ministers:
8 Rich Giroux

10:30 Alan Sheppard

8 David White

10:30 Stephan Frank

10:30 Lexi Sribanditmongkol

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


Brian Naille

8 Ken Leslie

10:30 Phyllis Duryee
Altar Guild:
8 Bunny Johnson

10:30 Lynn Giljahn

Floral Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips

Nursery Volunteer:

Debbie Weidwald

Coffee Hour Host:

Paula & Jphn Redden

In the Garden Hosts:

Donald Cooper &

Ken Leslie

with the Trinity Vestry


Sunday's Service bulletin
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Sunday's lectionary:
24 Pentecost Sunday (proper 27)
Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17
Psalm 127
Hebrews 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44


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


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

Procter Camp

this week]Trinity's next opportunity to serve

St. John's His Place Dinner

Wednesday, November 7

Arrive at 5:00 p.m., cleanup usually ends around 7:30. St. John's is located at 1003 W. Town Street, Columbus 43222. Contact Bill Bronson or Sharon Whaley for details.

St John's

Buildings & Grounds to meet

This Sunday, November 11, following the 10:30 service, the Building & Grounds Ministry Team invites all parishioners interested in discussing ideas for Trinity's Garden to meet. If you cannot attend the meeting, please tell Nick Tepe or Alan Sheppard your ideas.

BREADBREAD Annual   Assembly…

Next Monday, November 12, 7:00 p.m. at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, 2777E. Livingston Ave. 43209.  Join Trinity’s BREAD Team and more than 500 members of BREAD congregations in Columbus as we meet together to choose the ONE critical social issue in our city and local communities that will be addressed by BREAD in 2013.

Share the Harvest - Next Sunday—November 18
Each autumn, we have the opportunity to share God's gift of the harvest, as we enjoy apples, pumpkins, and fall colors. Join the Parish Life team in providing Coffee Hour after the 10:30 service by sharing your favorite autumn treat. Please provide enough to share the bounty with our friends at In the Garden.


Episcopal Relief & Development Reaches Out to Partners in Hurricane's Path.

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U2Charist to honor Bishop Price

This Thursday, November 15, at 7pm, join our brothers and sisters at St Patrick's Dublin for Holy Eucharist with the music of U2. If you have never experienced a U2Charist, you don't know what you are missing! The offering that evening will go to Episcopal Relief & Development's NetsforLife project in honor of Bishop Ken and Mariann Price.

In the Garden welcomes founders home


With joy the ITG leadership team welcomed home two of the groups founding members - Deacon Joe Massa and Carrie Stowers. It was good to see them among us again!

St. Paul's Time Capsule Opened

Read the Columbus Dispatch article here.

The artifacts will soon be on display at Trinity.

coffee hour



Coffee Hour hosts are needed for the remainder of the year.

Please sign up online here.



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. Remember to save hotel toiletries from your travels this summer. All donations are greatly appreciated.

A Year to Collect Valuables

It’s never too early to make donations for next spring’s German Village Valuables sale.  Items can be dropped off at the Church or contact Kent Phillips or Bill Bronson for pickup details.

flowersAltar Decoration Memorials

If you would like to place a flower memorial or thanksgiving in the Sunday bulletin, you can now sign up online 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.

Blankets and Winter Coats needed for CRIS

CRIS (Community Refugee and Immigration Services) is an independent non-profit agency serving refugees, asylees and immigrants in central Ohio. Among local community-based organizations, CRIS is the largest agency providing services to immigrants in Central Ohio – and is the agency providing the most extensive services to immigrant populations in our area. Those services include immigration legal services and interpretation and translation.
Contact the Parish Office: 221-5351,

finding time
Symposium on the Future of Public Art in Columbus
When: Nov 16 – 17, 2012
Where: Columbus Museum of Art


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time –Debbie Smith, Seldon Dotson, Elijah Todd, Phyllis Gill, Michael McKinley, Zane Burchfield, Bascil Wines, Sr. Priscilla, Bill Warren, John Johnson, Emma Parey, Bob Park, Joanne Giroux, and others whom we name silently or aloud.
We pray for Captain Andrew Saik, Capt. Brian Smith, Marcus Hill, Jordan Sellman, Ted Abad, Private Dan Williamson, Cynthia Epler, Matt Schumann, Commander Scott Whaley, Specialist Michael A. Martin, Gunnery Sergeant Robert A Griffith Jr.
We remember all who work for peace around the world, especially in Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Iran, Israel and Afghanistan.
Almighty God, to whom we must account for all our powers and privileges: Guide the people of the United States (or of this community) in the election of officials and representatives; that, by faithful administration and wise laws, the rights of all may be protected and our nation be enabled to fulfill your purposes; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
And we still our hearts and turn our prayers today to the poorest and the most easily forgotten in our midst . . . praying especially for all who will visit Trinity this afternoon and worship at In The Garden, and the many in need of food and lodging.  We ask for vision to see the needs of our neighbors, hear the cries of the poor, and respond with courage and with love.
Birthdays:  Courtney Neckers, Connie Wilt, Katharine Burnett
Anniversary: Laura & James Weaver
Today’s Altar Decorations are given to the Glory of God and in Memory of John, Agnes, Barclay, Conard, and Dorothy Hallowell.


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 - Sharon Whaley, VL, Bill Bronson, chair—Develops and participates in programs reflecting Trinity's mission to the community.
Altar Ministry - Bunny Johnson, 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 - Mark Lewis VL, Bill Mains, chair - 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, Mark Lewis, chair
Finance Committee - Debbie Wiedwald, VL, Bill Forbes, chair
Endowment - Bill Mains, VL, Jeff McNealey, chair

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