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April 15, 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


April 20, 2014


Presiding & Preaching:

The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


The Rev. Brian K. Shaffer OEF

Robert Hill
Eucharistic Ministers:

8 David White

10:30 Alan Sheppard &

Carrie Stowers


8 Rhoda Allen

10:30 Andrea Govan

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


10:30 Paula Redden &

Lexi Sribanditmongkol


8 Larry Burton

10:30 Steve Maher

Altar Guild:
8 Rhoda Allen

10:30 Emily Pucker

Floral Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips

In the Garden Hosts:

ITG Leadership Team

Nursery Supervisor:

Teresa Lonas


Sunday's Service bulletin
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or it can be downloaded.
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Sunday's lectionary:
Easter Day

Acts 10:34-43

Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24

Colossians 3:1-4

John 20:1-18


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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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Procter Summer Camp info now available. Click the image below.

Procter Camp

Weekdays, April 14-18
8 am—Morning Prayer (Mon-Fri)
Noon—Holy Eucharist (Mon-Thur)

Maundy Thursday, April 17
6:15 pm—Gathering meal in the Parish Library
7 pm—Holy Eucharist
with the Stripping of the Altar

Good Friday, April 18
11:15 am—Stations of the Cross around Capitol Square
Noon—“The Three Hours”
Liturgy for Good Friday

Holy Saturday, April 19
8 pm—Great Vigil of Easter
with Baptisms at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church,
333 S. Drexel, Bexley

Easter Day, April 20
8:00 & 10:30 am—Festival  Holy Eucharist

9:15 am—Parish Breakfast in the Undercroft.

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



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:
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

EASTER BREAKFAST - beginning at 9:15 a.m.
Parish Life requests the following Pot-Luck items
based on your last name:

A-G bring a desert (pastry, etc)

H-N bring fruit or juices

O-Z bring a side dish

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 spring.

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.



Trinity's Lay Weeders Spring Planting Day

Saturday, May 17, 9:30 a.m.

All help is greatly appreciated.


Everyone Eats

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BREAD Nehemiah Action

Monday, May 12

mark your calendar

it's only 4 weeks away!

BREADOn Monday May 12, 2014 at 7:00 PM you are invited to join the members of Trinity Episcopal Church Justice Ministry at the Nehemiah Action being held at the Celeste Center, as BREAD presents solutions to the mental health crisis that is plaguing our community. Trinity and 53 other congregations of the BREAD Organization strive to have over 4,000 supporters attending this event so that the cry for justice can become a reality. As the ancient sage asked: “If not us, Who? If not now, When?”
For tickets or additional information please contact Sam Gibson, Robert Hill, Jean Cotting, Robert Elton, or the Rector.


Beginning the Sunday after Easter Day - April 27 at 9:15 a.m. in the Parish Library
A three-week exploration of “Prophetic Witness & Easter Proclamation” - join Trinity parishioners Jean Cotting, Sam Gibson, and others from the Trinity BREAD team, in preparation for the Nehemiah Action.

Partners-In-Ministry-in-Liberia (PIMIL)

Annual international luncheon, inspirational speaker, heritage dress parade, and silent auction
Saturday, June 28, 12:30 p.m. at St. John's Worthington, 700 High Street in Worthington.
For more details contact David White and click here.


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time –Darryl Gless, Shawna Costello, Sharon Whaley, Bunny Johnson, Denny Griffith, Jim Knaus, Sr. & family, John Brewster, Jenny Treasure, Amelia Lewis, Heather and Jason Bailey, Deb McHugh, Rachel George, Jon Nusbaum, Carol Burns, Jan Heston, The Rev. Elizabeth Lilly, 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:  Elizabeth Tracy, Emma Johnson, Lynn Giljahn, B.J. Dickson, Walter Olmstead, Samuel Gibson


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