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March 1, 2016

Sunday Worship Schedule
8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
In the Garden street ministry at 1:30 p.m.

Sunday morning parking code: 1013. Details at the end of this eChimes.
Please use the parking code only on Sunday morning - at other times,
it will cause problems for the parking kiosk machine affecting other parkers.

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Serving this Sunday
March 6, 2016

Presiding & Preaching:


The Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal

Bishop of Southern Ohio


The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


8 & 10:30

The Rev. Scott A. Steiner


The Rev. Richard A. Burnett

The Rev. deniray mueller

Eucharistic Ministers:

8 Mary Gahbauer

10:30 Alan Sheppard


8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Joel Norris

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines

Altar Guild:
8 Rhoda Allen

10:30 Andrea Govan


8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Patricia Rugola

Coffee Hour Hosts:

Trinity Vestry

In the Garden Lunch:

St. John's Episcopal Church,



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


Sunday's lectionary:
4 Lent

Joshua 5:9-12

Psalm 32

2 Corinthians 5:16-21

Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32


To make your pledge online

for 2016, click this image:
2016 Pledge



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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:
Joel Norris

Jr. Warden:
Rhoda Allen

Vestry Members:
Mary Gahbauer
Ruth Gless

Scott Hoshor-Johnson
Ken Leslie
Ernest Perry
John Redden

Alan Sheppard
Brad Sturm
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 above.


This week


Tuesday - Night Prayer w/ Taizé Chant at 6:15 p.m.

followed by a light supper of soup and bread.

All are welcome


Trinity to serve at St. John’s His Place Dinner
Wednesday, March 2,

1003 West Town St. If you would like to participate, please arrive as close to 5:00 pm as your schedule permits. Please know that any assistance you are able to offer is deeply appreciated. If you have questions or concerns contact Deborah Miller at  or Karen Peeler.

st John's


The Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal,
Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio
will be with us on Sunday, March 6 at 10:30 am
Please join us for this festival morning,
including a service of Confirmation, Reaffirmation and Reception

CrossBrass Polishing Party Saturday, March 5
beginning at 9:30 a.m.

in the Church

Help the Altar Guild shine up everything
before the bishop's visit.


All Help is Welcome!!

Adult Formation & Church School TOGETHER

2016LMThis Sunday & Each Sunday in Lent at 9:30 a.m. in Church School Classrooms on the 2nd Floor of the Parish House.
Join this multi-generational class guided by the Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) 2016 Lenten Meditations.
This series continues throughout Lent, including this Sunday, March 6, when Bishop Breidenthal will teach the class, and through Palm Sunday. All are welcome!
Daily Lenten Meditations booklets provided by Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) are available in the church's narthex. Online they can be read on our home page
Daily emailed meditations can be requested here.

Usher and Greeter Guild Growing...

Perhaps you would like to serve on this vital ministry team, ushering and welcoming guests to either of our Sunday morning liturgies: 8 & 10:30. The time commitment is minimal - about once a month. Please speak to an usher on Sunday, the Rector, or email the parish office.

Sunday, March 13, from 6-8 p.m., the Jake Reed Trio

will be performing at the Barcelona Restaurant in German Village.  Jacob hopes many of his Trinity friends will be present.  Plus, it's retail wine night, so come out to enjoy the music and drinks!  

Trinity Church School Newsletter
Updated later on Tuesday - please check back

available here.


Columbus Area Episcopal Church

A Night with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah"

April 1 - concert at 8:00 pm

more details here.


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.

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.


We pray for Justin, Archbishop of Canterbury, Michael our Presiding Bishop; Elizabeth, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Thomas our bishop in the Diocese of Southern Ohio.
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 Specialist Hannah Stout, Petty Officer Kristy Sizemore, Cynthia Epler, Matt Schumann, Captain Scott Whaley, Gunnery Sergeant Robert A Griffith Jr., and all who serve our country.
For peace in a war torn world, especially in Jerusalem, Palestine and Israel. In this season of Lent we pray for Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, Damascus, Syria.  We continue to ask God for a deeper compassion and greater courage to offer help to refugees and migrants and all in need.
We renew our commitments to serve the neediest and most easily forgotten 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 –Leah Lake, Jack & Mary Lake, Stuart Phillips, August Giles, Judy McKissick,  Henry Webster, Lucia Benaquisto , Pauline Austin, Jonie Johnson, Dick Oman, Dave Mozano,  Jan Heston, Frances Bennekamper, Gayle Nash,  Sharon Whaley, Hal Duryee, David and those in prison and others whom we name silently or aloud.
Birthdays: Robert Elton, Jordan Sellman, Cory Hoshor, Sandra Cox, Nicholas Geisler, Carolyn Petree, Mike McGrew, Scott Hoshor-Johnson, Barbara Geisler, Ernest Perry, Jr.

updated leadership names coming soon

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 - 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 - 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.

Sunday Morning Parking

A positive new arrangement has been made with the LAZ surface parking lot next to the YWCA for our use on Sunday mornings.  The lot is accessible from Lazelle Alley, Capital Street, and 4th Street.
Free parking is available on Sunday mornings.
Trinity worshippers will need to enter a code into the payment kiosk and receive a parking slip which is to be placed on your dashboard. Please only use the parking code on Sunday morning - at other times, it will cause problems for the parking kiosk machine affecting other parkers.
To receive a slip from the kiosk:
Touch any button then select Trinity Episcopal, then enter the code 1013.
On-street parking remains free on Sundays at meters. Be aware that weekday and Saturday meter times have been extended to 10:00 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church on Capitol Square
125 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-5351; fax (614) 221-3716