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June 4, 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

June 8, 2014

Presiding & Preaching:

The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


The Rev. Brian K. Shaffer OEF

Robert Hill

Eucharistic Ministers:

8 Rich Giroux

10:30 Alan Sheppard


8 Larry Burton

10:30 Karen Peeler

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


10:30 Debbie Wiedwald


8 Ken Leslie

10:30 Brad Sturm

Altar Guild:
8 Bunny Johnson

10:30 Lynn Giljahn

Coffee Hour Host:

10:30 Catherine Cheek

Floral Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips

In the Garden Lunch Providers:

Trinity Vestry

Nursery Supervisor:

Teresa Lonas


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

Acts 2:1-21

Psalm 104:25-35, 37

1 Corinthians 12:3b-13

John 20:19-23


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

Procter Camp

During the month of June we continue our two-service schedule for Sunday mornings (8:00 and 10:30 a.m.) Summer Worship Schedule with one combined liturgy at 9:30 a.m. will start on July 6 through Labor Day weekend.

This Sunday, June 8 is

The Day of Pentecost

Come celebrate the Holy Spirit

Everyone is encouraged to wear RED for this festival.

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, and 9:30 beginning in July..
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!


CORY HOSHER Graduated from Buffalo High School (W.Va.) with High Honors, and will be attending West Liberty College in the Fall on an academic and athletic (golf) scholarship.
ANDREW GILJAHN graduated Cum Laude from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. He is now employed at Axiall Corporation in Wheeling, West Virginia
EMMA JOHNSON, daughter of Alex Johnson and Julia White, graduates from Upper Arlington High School.  She will be attending the University of Vermont.
EMILY TREASURE graduated from Miami of Ohio with a Bachelor of Science degree.
JASSON CHENTEGAI KABIARA graduated from Franklin University with a BA in forensic accounting. 
SIERRA SRIBANDITMONGKOL is graduating from Pickerington North High School with honors. She plans to major in French at Ohio University.
CHAD CLARK recently graduated from Ashland University with an Ed.D in Educational Leadership.  His dissertation focused on teacher efficacy when faced with implementation of new teaching methods.
SASHA BEYER, MD graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Adult Formation in June

wisdomBeginning Sunday, June 8, and continuing through the month of June, Trinity’s adult formation gathers in the parish library at 9:15 a.m. to explore  “Wisdom.” We’ll look at biblical, ethical, artistic, and every-day life expressions of wisdom—and you will add much to the conversation!
June 8 “What About Wisdom?” The Rector is joined by his friend Artie Isaac, one of Columbus’s most innovative and creative citizens, in a conversation on Jewish roots and contemporary signs of the Wisdom Tradition.
 June 15 “My Beloved Speaks and Says to Me…” Diocese of Southern Ohio’s campus missioner Karl Stevens takes us into the mysterious and seductive world of the Song of Songs.
June 22 “Job meets Albert Camus” Trinity’s June formation scholar, Dr. Bill Catus (First Congregational Church), explores this classic Wisdom text with an “existentialist eye.”
June 29 “Sophia: Holy Wisdom, or Women’s Ways of Wisdom” A surprise guest joins the adult formation group.

Online Donations Possible

In the right column of this eChimes is a link to the online donation page for Trinity Church. This link will take you to a Pay Pal page designed specifically for Trinity. Please read the details regarding the service fee provided. This option has been available for a number of years on our website, but has been overlooked by a number of parishioners.

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.

Sunday School Summer Update

We will have Sunday School each week during the summer as we have for the past several years. Children entering kindergarten and older can join in our fun. We will continue to use lesson plans from the Episcopal Church, here
We will be spending as much time outside as we can. Please dress casually. Friends are welcomed!
We will begin each class in the Sunday School room and typically go outside to the garden area just outside the front doors of the Church as soon as we can. We will enter into Church at the Peace Exchange.
The nursery will continue to be staffed each week for infants and younger children.


powerThe Big Picture study group that met  during Lent to study Richard Rohr’s book  Falling Upward will convene again to view and discuss "The Power of Myth," a six-session series of discussions between Bill Moyers and anthropological philosopher Joseph Campbell about commonalities in world religions, myths, and philosophical traditions.
We will begin next Sunday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Library. All are invited to attend.  This series of video discussions was made 25 years ago, and has been re-issued with added materials and interviews; it was considered innovative at the time, and still today poses powerful insights into many of life's deepest questions.  If you have further questions about the film series or the meetings, ask Karen Peeler, Stuart Hobbs, or Jean Cotting.

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

The Fifth Annual International Luncheon Benefit Celebration: Partners-In-Ministry-In-Liberia (PIMIL) invites your gracious support toward the fundraising efforts for scholarships assistance for the children in Liberia.  Goal is to raise $5000 dollars.  Sponsors graciously donate $11,000 dollars annually.  Amount needed annually is $16,000.  Celebration is at St. John’s, Worthington, Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 3:30pm.  The theme is: Sharing God’s Love, One Student at a Time” (Mt. 19:13v).
Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children and youths.
See the following for tickets and information: Debbie Wiedwald 332-0296,
Dale Deubler 291-0055, David White 861-1921

Director of Christian Formation for Children and Families
Sought for Trinity Church

Trinity Episcopal Church, an historic congregation in the heart of Downtown Columbus, is seeking a new Director of Christian Formation. Trinity Church has a long history of championing social justice, sponsoring inter-faith conversations and responding to the underserved in our city. We are seeking an energetic leader to build on our strengths to form a dynamic program for children and youth reflecting the diversity of our Church and broader Columbus community. 
In this newly created part-time position, we are seeking a Director with the drive, imagination, and creativity to build on the vision of the Rector and church school leaders. Like many other urban churches, Trinity is faced with the challenge of serving families residing in multiple zip codes with children enrolled in many school districts. We believe our Christian Formation program has the potential to enhance even more broadly our own congregation, as well as a wider population of downtown Columbus families’ current service to a wide and diverse population of Downtown Columbus families and others in the community who share our mission.
For further information, contact Karen Peeler, Trinity Vestry member, at

Gallery Hop & Fellowship

This Saturday, June 7
Hop the Short North
then join us for wine & desserts at the home of
Alan Sheppard & Dale Deubler
122 Buttles Ave, Columbus 43215
(614) 291-0055
Sponsored by Parish Life


Everyone Eats:

EEthis week4th Course—June 8, 2-5pm
Food from our Family Kitchen Party at The Noor Islamic Cultural Center
One ticket for just $6 covers entry to all events. $1 will be donated to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. 
For this potluck, please bring bread, salad or beverage.  Avoid meat, cheese, alcohol or anything with gelatin.
Everybody Eats! is sponsored by a grant from the Columbus Jewish Federations. Additional funds are provided by The Noor Center, Temple Israel and Trinity Episcopal Church.
Contact Jean Cotting for more details—561-1488.


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time –Walter Olmstead, Darryl Gless, Sharon Whaley, Denny Griffith, Jim Knaus, Sr. & family, John Brewster, Jenny Treasure, Amelia Lewis, Heather and Jason Bailey, Deb McHugh,  Jon Nusbaum, Carol Burns, 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:  Don McKissick, Bill Form, Sarah Hixon-Reed, Samuel Zafris, Rachel Friend, Shawn Snead, Megan Frank
Anniversaries:   Walter & Jean Olmstead
Today’s altar decorations are given to the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Jessie J & Bascil N Wines


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