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February 24, 2015


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

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Serving this Sunday
March 1, 2015

Presiding & Preaching:

The Rev. Robert Ficks


Robert Hill

Eucharistic Minister:

8 Mary Gahbauer

10:30 Alan Sheppard &

Bill Mains


8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Brad Sturm

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


10:30 Debbie Wiedwald

Altar Guild:
8 Rhoda Allen

10:30 Andrea Govan

Lenten Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips


8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Alan Sheppard

Nursery Supervisor:

Teresa Lonas

In the Garden meal by:

St. John's Episcopal Church,



Sunday's Service bulletin
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or it can be downloaded.
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Sunday's lectionary:
Lent 2

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16

Psalm 22:22-30

Romans 4:13-25

Mark 8:31-38





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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:
Mary Gahbauer
Andrea Govan

Scott Hoshor-Johnson
Ken Leslie
Karen Peeler
John Redden
Brad Sturm
Amy Walch
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.


Lenten Services of Night Prayer with Taizé chants
Next Tuesday, March 3 & 24

6:15 p.m. in the Chapel of Trinity Church
Light soup supper to follow
Join us for this beautiful liturgy - an ideal respite from your busy day,
then stay for fellowship and soup.

Trinity Game Night- 2.0!!!

What’s happening: game night for adults. Music, pizza; bring a beverage of your choice, and games (board games, cards, etc., some will be provided already, so not necessary but encouraged).
When: Saturday March 7th,   6:00 p.m. until we tire out.
Where: 3rd floor of the Parish House. The red Broad St. doors will be open from 5:30 to 6:30, after that a phone number will be posted for those who arrive later in the evening.
This will be the first of many, and in the future we may look into the possibility of providing child care, or even a separate kid’s game room, depending on interest.
We look forward to seeing you for fellowship and fun, and if you have any questions please contact Robert Hill, 859.421.0957 – , or John Redden, 614.402.8328 –

Your thoughts about Trinity Church...

During Advent we gathered comments from parishioners about Trinity Church.  A compilation of your comments is available here. Hard copy printouts will be available from the ushers this Sunday.


New Ministry Opportunity

Trinity is currently seeking volunteers, during the weekly Prayers of the People, to ‘stand in the breach’ and lift to God in prayer the specific needs of our Trinity brothers and sisters, the church, and the world, that those prayers would come from the midst of the people. If you are interested in participating in this new ministry please contact John Redden at 614.402.8328 or

The choir of Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral Cincinnati
will be at Trinity Church next Sunday, March 8.  

They will offer music for our 10:30 a.m. liturgy.  That evening they are participating in a mass-choir concert at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Cathedral in Columbus.—212 E. Broad St.

Renaissance Music in Lent—Sunday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Thomas Tallis's 40-voice motet, Spem in alium, stands as a towering achievement in Renaissance choral polyphony. St. Joseph’s  Cathedral Choir will be joined by several additional choirs to perform this work as well as other selections of music for Lent and Holy Week.  Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

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.


Disposable Diapers are always in demand

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.

Paula Redden to ride in Pelotonia

Paula will be riding on August 7-9 and asks for your prayers and support.  Donations can be pledged at  100% of donations go to research at the James Cancer Center at The Ohio State University.


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!

Burning River

Soul Collage Workshop, March 13th - 14th at the EASE Gallery

Art as a Spiritual Connectionand Praxis Communities will offer a SoulCollage® Workshop on Friday, March 13th to Saturday, March 14th. SoulCollage® is a creative art experience that combines creativity, spirituality, and psychology. Through a simple process of cutting and pasting images from magazines, participants will create a unique set of cards that will help them access their inner wisdom, quiet their thinking mind, and allow space for the voice of the Holy Spirit to emerge. The workshop is limited to 12 participants. The cost is $60. The EASE Gallery is located at Saint Stephen’s (30 W. Woodruff Avenue, Columbus). For more information and to register, go to


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, Matt Schumann, Commander Scott Whaley, Gunnery Sergeant Robert A Griffith Jr., and all who serve our country.
Today we pray for peace throughout the world, especially in Yemen, Nigeria and Iraq.
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 –Dan Armett, Pauline Austin,  Sloan Coffin, Patricia Hatler, Leelah Acorn, Marie & Keith Duty, Elizabeth Lilly, Jan Heston, Frances Bennekamper, Kevin Kay, Gayle Nash, Lori Clark, Jayla Kennedy, Josh McKinney, B. J. Artrup, Steve Pogson, Sharon Whaley, Jon Nusbaum, Hal Duryee,  Bob Park and others whom we name silently or aloud.
Birthdays:   Nicole Farnham, Deniray Mueller, Stacey Cox, Robert Elton, Jordan Sellman, Cory Hoshor


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 - Scott Hoshor-Johnson, 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 - 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 - Scott Hoshor-Johnson, 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 - Ken Leslie, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Stewardship - Brad Sturm, VL, John Redden, chair—Nurtures and develops year 'round giving of time, talent, and treasures of parishioners.
Worship, Music & Arts - AMy Walch, 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