|December 4, 2013|
Sunday at 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
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Serving this Sunday
Presiding & Preaching:
The Rev. Richard A. Burnett
The Rev. Brian Shaffer OEF
8 Rich Giroux
10:30 Susan McKinley
8 David White
10:30 Stuart Hobbs
Director of Music/Liturgist:
Kevin N. Wines
8 Ken Leslie
10:30 Kitty Morton Epler
10:30 Lynn Giljahn
Kent A. Phillips
Coffee Hour Host:
10:30 Jennifer Trittman
In the Garden Hosts:
Bill Bronson &
Annual Giving Pledge form is available online.
If you have family events to share with us at Trinity please email pictures to Kevin Wines.
Procter Summer Camp info now available. Click the image below.
The On-line Pledge form is now operational.
Simply click this image to be taken to our website.
Thank you for your continued support
of the ministry of Trinity Church.
Senior Warden Debbie Wiedwald's stewardship letter to the people of Trinity Church is available here.
St. Nicholas, patron saint of children,will be coming for a visit to Trinity Church on December 8! In an old tradition, his elves will be leaving treats for all the parishioners that morning; please remember to bring an extra shoe to leave in the back of the church - or slippers to change into when you arrive - for the church school elves to fill during the service.
It’s time for the Trinity Episcopal Church When – Tuesday, December 24th, 5:30 pm Family Service
TRINITY 'S IN THE GARDEN TO PARTICIPATE IN
BETHLEHEM ON BROAD STREETFor over 20 years, many churches along Broad Street have provided a day of food, fellowship, gifts, and services to the needy in Columbus on Christmas day. Led by First Congregational Church, and on that their location, dozens of churches have combined resources and volunteers to serve meals, gift boxes, worship and music activities, and more to over some 1000 persons, beginning at 6:00 am.
This year, In The Garden will participate in this amazing event, by providing warm shelter, light refreshments, and a Christmas movie to those who wish to drop by from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. in our Undercroft. We could certainly use some volunteers from Trinity to assist, so if you feel you can spare time late Christmas afternoon, please contact Deacon Deniray Mueller, Karen Peeler, or anyone on the ITG Team for more information. You can also visit the website www.bethlehemonbroadstreet.org to watch videos learn more about this unique day or love and service.
Coffee 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.
|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.|
PLEASE REMEMBER THOSE IN NEED:
Disposable Diapers are always in needPlease 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.
Celebrating the Saints
This week we commemorate the following:
4 John of Damascus, Priest, c. 760
5 Clement of Alexandria, Priest, c. 210
6 Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c. 342
7 Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, 397
8 Richard Baxter, Pastor and Writer, 1691
10 Karl Barth, Pastor and Theologian, 1968
Some dates are skipped or doubled in Holy Women Holy Men
THIS WEEK WE REMEMBER IN PRAYER:We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time –Stanley Olsen, Ted Clark, 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.
Birthdays: Lisa Wu Fate, Madeline Arndt, David White, Darren Meyer
TRINITY MINISTRY TEAMSAltar 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