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March 16, 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 22, 2015


The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


Robert Hill

Eucharistic Minister:

8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Bill Bronson, Bill Mains


8 Ruth Gless

10:30 Sarah-Grace Heller

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


10:30 Emily Pucker, Olivia Govan

Altar Guild:
8 Bunny Johnson

10:30 Lori Dhiraprasiddhi

Lenten Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips


8 Don & Judy McKissick

10:30 Brad Sturm

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:
Lent 5

Jeremiah 31:31-34

Psalm 51:1-13

Hebrews 5:5-10

John 12:20-33





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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

Tuesday, March 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.

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!

Adult Formation—Sundays at 9:15 a.m. in the Parish Library
A Banquet of Liturgical Prayer
this week “Slicing, Dicing, and Stirring Our Prayers”

Join the Rector and Parish Seminarian for a conversation on the process of “cooking up” our prayers for the weekly liturgy. This prayer-writing practice will continue through Lent, including Palm Sunday.

Burning River

Holy Week 2015

Trinity Episcopal Church
on Capitol Square


Weekdays, March 30-April 3

8 am—Morning Prayer (Mon-Fri)
Noon—Holy Eucharist (Mon-Thur)


Maundy Thursday, April 2

6:15 pm—Gathering meal in the Parish Library
7 pm—Holy Eucharist
with Foot Washing and the Stripping of the Altar
       (All are invited to take part in the Foot Washing, but no one is required.
We do urge you to be prepared to remove footwear if you choose to participate in the ceremony.)


Good Friday, April 3

11:15 am—Stations of the Cross around Capitol Square

Noon—“The Three Hours”

       Liturgy for Good Friday


Holy Saturday, April 4

8 pm—Great Vigil of Easter with Baptisms

       St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 333 S. Drexel, Bexley


Easter Day, April 5

8:00 am—Festival  Holy Eucharist

9:15 am—Parish Breakfast in the Undercroft.

       All are welcome—please bring a dish to share if possible.

10:30 am—Festival  Holy Eucharist

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

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.

St. John's His Place Dinner

Please consider helping with the dinner for those in need at Saint John’s Episcopal Church on Wednesday, March 18th. The church is located 1003 West Town St. We will be cooking Wednesday afternoon at Saint John’s beginning around 3:00 pm. If you would like to participate later, 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.
There will be a sign up sheet at the 10:30 am service this Sunday. 

St. Johns


Repairs to the Casavant organ console continue and are expected to be completed by Palm Sunday


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.



PIMLPartners-In-Ministry-In-Liberia celebrate the 10th Anniversary at the 6th Annual International Fundraising Luncheon and Silent Auction on July 11th at 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm.
To donate items to the silent auction contact:
David White – (614)-327-8273;
Debbie Wiedwald – (614)-332-0296;
Dale Deubler – (614)-313-3253;
Rachel Friend – (919)-723-7781.


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 –Don McKissick, Dan Armett, Pauline Austin,  Sloan Coffin, Patricia Hatler, Leelah Acorn, Marie & Keith Duty, Elizabeth Lilly, Jan Heston, Frances Bennekamper, Kevin Kay, Gayle Nash, Jayla Kennedy, Josh McKinney, Steve Pogson, Sharon Whaley, Jon Nusbaum, Hal Duryee,  Bob Park and others whom we name silently or aloud.
Birthdays:   Hannah Bogart, Devin Neer, Samuel Walch, Jessica Blackburn


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.

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