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August 9, 2011
Please note: this Sunday's liturgy will take place at Mass in the Grass (see below). 
No formal liturgy will be held in Trinity Church on Sunday morning, August 14, 2011. 
We resume our summer schedule on Sunday, August 21, with Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.

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Serving this Sunday
August 14, 2011

Presider & Preaching:
The Rev. Richard A. Burnett

Eucharistic Minister:
Mary Gahbauer
Sarah Grace Heller
Director of Music/Liturgist:
Kevin N. Wines
Emily Pucker

Pat Rugola & Steve Maher
Altar Guild:
Lynn Giljahn


Sunday's Service bulletin
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Sunday's lectionary:
Pentecost 9
Genesis 45:1-15
Psalm 133
Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32
Matthew 15:10-28


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Mass in the GrassPlease join us for Mass in the Grass 2011
Sunday, August 14—10:00 a.m.
Please note the special 10:00 a.m. service time, planned to make the picnic nearer to lunch time.
Schiller Park Rec Center at the corner of Deshler Ave. and Jaeger St. in German Village
Please bring lawn chairs and dress comfortably
This WeekPotluck Parish Picnic to follow in the Rec Center.
Please bring a dish to share.
Suggested dishes:  If your last name begins with
  • A-G bring a salad or side dish
  • H-R bring an entrée
  • S-Z bring a desert
The Parish Life Ministry Team will provide paper products and beverages.


(Community & Refugee Imigration Services)
August Challenge:  A Kitchen Basket
September Challenge:  A Food Basket
Trinity’s Church School Children and our Community Ministry Team are asking for your help to fill some of the needs of families who have recently newly immigrated to our city.
CRIS request 4 categories of baskets—Kitchen, Bath, Bedroom, Food. We will focus on Kitchen in August and create a food basket in September.
We will be collecting these items for the KITCHEN BASKET on August 14 at Mass in the Grass. New or gently used items are welcome. If you care to make a cash donation for items to help fill the basket, please talk with Jori McDevitt at coffee hour Sunday.
Please remember to bring your items to Mass in the Grass on Sunday, August 14.

Altar Decoration Memorials

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

Also, if you do not receive birthday and anniversary cards from the Rector, please update your information in Diane's members' database.  Simply email her your information. 

Cell Phones
-- have you added to or changed your phone numbers or email addresses lately?  Please let Diane know.

Coffee Hour Hosts—Almost all upcoming Sundays are still available for those wishing to host coffee hour.  Please, go to the online Doodle poll to sign up.

baloonsWelcome to Trinity Sunday

September 11, 2011

Services of Holy Eucharist: 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Parish Potluck Brunch: 9:15 a.m.
Come to celebrate the new program year at Trinity Church.
Please bring a breakfast/brunch dish to share, if possible.

ChihuliWorship, Music & Arts Ministry Team Event:

"Cocktails at the Conservatory"

Franklin Park Conservatory
1777 East Broad Street
Thursday, September 15
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join Trinity friends (age 21 and over) to enjoy a lovely evening of entertainment, art and gardens at the Franklin Park Conservatory's "Cocktails at the Conservatory." Included are featured cocktails or full bar selection along with small plate hors d'oeuvres in the Conservatory's Atrium or John F. Wolfe Palm House. Of course,  non-alcoholic selections are also available.  Any current exhibition, The Chihuly Collection, James Turrell's Light Raiment II installation will be on view. Arrive and depart at the time of your choosing.

Admission is $11 per person and in return each guest is given $10 worth of beverage hors d'oeuvres tokens.  Parking is free.  Visit for more information.


Please don't forget our neighbors on the street. 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. All donations are greatly appreciated.

Trinity's Financial Statement for the first half of 2011 are now available.  Please click here.


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time, Bill Davidson, Mark Lalik, Betty Staub, Ron McCarty, Charles Petree, Nancy Zafris, Rachael Friend, Ron Whaley, Jasson Kabaira,  Carrie, Stowers, Molly Morris,  Joanne Giroux, Bob & Jodie Park, and others whom we name silently or aloud.
We pray for Brianna Maher, Capt. Brian Smith, Jordan Sellman, Ted Abad, Private Dan Williamson, Cynthia Epler, Matt Schumann, Commander Scott Whaley, Specialist Michael A. Martin, Staff Sgt. Robert A Griffith Jr. and all who serve our country overseas and at home.
We remember all who work for peace around the world, especially  in Syria, Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Birthdays:  Daryl Lynskey, Julie Newhall, Jillian Huffman, Layla Crompton, Morgan Berthold, Charles Petree
Anniversaries:  B.J. and Robert Dickson, Kay and Brad Sturm

marathon logoTrinity has big plans

for Marathon Weekend - October 15 & 16, 2011.  For complete details click this image.


Parish Life - Jori McDevitt, Vestry Liaison (VL), Julie Newhall, chair—Plans social activities for the parish throughout the year.
Stewardship - Darren Meyer, VL—Nurtures and develops year 'round giving of time, talent, and treasures of parishioners.
Buildings & Grounds - Nick Tepe VL, Alan Sheppard, chair—Oversees the maintenance of the Church facilities, organizes periodic "spruce-up days" and considers improvements to our interior and exterior space..
Worship, Music & Arts - Bill Mains, VL, Kevin N. Wines, chair—Participates in structuring worship services and plans special music, concerts, and evening services.
Formation - Joel Norris, VL—Develops the Christian education programs for adults and youth.
Community Ministries - Chiseko Hamisi, VL, Bill Bronson, chair—Develops and participates in programs reflecting Trinity's mission to the community.
Altar Guild - Susan Crompton, chair —Prepares the altar for Holy Eucharist and maintains the altar and linens.
Pastoral Care - Judy McKissick, VL, Mary Gahbauer, convener - Offers support for fellow congregation members in time of need.
Future Trinity - Bill Mains, VL
Personnel - Don Galbraith, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Leadership Development - Debbie Wiedwald, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Communications - Nick Tepe, VL
Finance Committee - Jerry Sellman, VL, Courtney Clark, chair
Endowment - Debbie Wiedwald, VL, Jeff McNealey, chair

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