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March 19, 2014


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

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Serving this Sunday
March 23, 2014


Presiding & Preacher:

The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


The Rev. Brian K. Shaffer OEF

Robert Hill

Eucharistic Ministers:

8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Emily Pucker

8 Bill Case

10:30 Amy Kohler

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


10:30 Jean Cotting


8 Larry Burton

10:30 Brad Sturm

Altar Guild:
8 Bunny Johnson

10:30 Lori Dhiraprasiddhi

Lenten Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips

Coffee Hour Host:

David Gould

Nursery Volunteer:

10:30 Joel Norris

In the Garden Hosts:

Karen Peeler &
The Rev. deniray mueller


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Sunday's lectionary:
3 Lent

Exodus 17:1-7
Psalm 95
Romans 5:1-11

John 4:5-42


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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

Trinity's Next opportunity to serve at

St. John's Franklinton's His Place Dinner

TODAY!! - Wednesday, March 19 (last chance until November)

St Johns 5:45 p.m. arrive to complete set-up
6:30 p.m. serve
6:30-7:45 p.m. clean up and depart
dishwashers are always needed!

1003 W. Town Street, Columbus, OH 43222

Scripture Study continues Sunday, March 23 at 9:15 a.m.

The Revised Common Lectionary graciously appoints three readings (with a Psalm) each Sunday. During the Lenten Sunday liturgies, we will be hearing a Gospel reading and one lesson from either the Old or New Testaments.  The third lesson appointed for the day—the one not read in the service—will be explored during Adult Formation class time each Sunday. Following are the lessons to be discussed:
March 23—Exodus 17:1-7
March 30—Ephesians 5:8-14
April 6—Ezekiel 37:1-14
April 13—Philippians 2:5-11


Gather in fellowship and praise
Sharing a meal is central to our life together as a church.
Join fellow parishioners for meals at the following services:
Tuesday, April 8—A Service of Night Prayer & Taizé Chant
beautiful candlelit evening service at 6:15 p.m.
followed by a light supper of soup and bread in the church
meal provided by Worship, Music & Arts
Maundy Thursday, April 17

gathering meal at 6:15 p.m. in the Parish Library
meal provided by Worship, Music & Arts
service of Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m. with the stripping of the altar
Easter Day, April 20—Festival Holy Eucharist 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
potluck parish breakfast between the morning liturgies
beginning at 9:15 a.m.
in the Undercroft—please bring a dish to share
sponsored by the Parish Life Ministry Team

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 this fall. Some vestry members signed up for the next few weeks, but all the Sundays in December are still available.

flowersAltar Decoration Memorials

If you would like to place a flower memorial or thanksgiving in the Sunday bulletin, either use the online 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.


Disposable Diapers are always in need

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.

Sundays in Lent at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Library
Newcomers are welcome...

enter through the Lazelle Alley door

RohrKaren Peeler and Jean Cotting would like to invite parishioners to join them in a Lenten study of Richard Rohr's book, FALLING UPWARD: A SPIRITUALITY FOR THE TWO HALVES OF LIFE, continuing till Easter, April 20.
This is a lay-led study and discussion. If you have questions or interest in being a part of this study group, please contact Karen Peeler (614-668-6271; or Jean Cotting (614-561-1488;
Mar 23 - ch. 5 - 7
Mar 30 - ch. 8 & 9
Apr. 6 - ch. 10 & 11
Apr. 13 - ch. 12, 13, & coda

The cover image here is a link to the Amazon page for this book.


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time – Jim Knaus, Sr. & family, John Brewster, Kathryn Whaley, Amelia Lewis, Heather and Jason Bailey, Deb McHugh, Ann Peters, Rachel George, Debby Hammond, Jon Nusbaum, Carol Burns, Jan Heston, The Rev. Elizabeth Lilly and her great granddaughter Honey Morrison, Marie Duty, Jenny Treasure, Marjorie Dotson, Hal Duryee, 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 those who take counsel in Washington, D.C. and Moscow in this time of civil unrest and potential war in Ukraine and Crimea.  
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.
Birthdays:  Brian Shaffer, Devin Neer, Samuel Walch, Jessica Blackburn, Amelia Lewis, Sarah Hobbs, Jean Cotting


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—Develops the Christian education programs for adults and youth.
Communications - Mark Lewis, 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 - Bill Case, 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 - Sharon Whaley, 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 - Don Galbraith, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Stewardship - Nurtures and develops year 'round giving of time, talent, and treasures of parishioners.
Worship, Music & Arts - Brian Shaffer, 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