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September 3, 2014


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Serving this Sunday
September 7, 2014


8 & 10:30 a.m.

Presiding & Preaching:

The Rev. Richard A. Burnett


Robert Hill

Eucharistic Minister:

10:30 Alan Sheppard


8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Susan McKinley

Director of Music/Liturgist:

Kevin N. Wines


10:30 Debbie Wiedwald

Altar Guild:
8 Rhoda Allen

10:30 Andrea Govan

Floral Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips


8 Jeff McNealey

10:30 Steve Maher

Floral Decorations:

Kent A. Phillips

Nursery Supervisor:

Teresa Lonas

In the Garden meal by:

St. John's Episcopal Church,



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Sunday's lectionary:
13 Pentecost (proper 18)

Exodus 12:1-14

Psalm 149

Romans 13:8-14

Matthew 18:15-20



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Vigil led by Trinity’s working group on behalf of persecuted Christians in the Middle East on Thursday, September 11, from 8 am to 8 pm, in the chapel. Coptic Christians in Egypt are increasingly under attack by Islamist militants, and Christians in Iraq and Syria are being driven from their homes by the tens of thousands by the group calling itself the Islamic State, These ancient Christian bodies, some tracing their founding to the time of the Apostles, some still worshipping in Aramaic, the language of Jesus, are in great peril; they need our prayers. To participate, sign up on the sheet in the narthex of contact the church office.

FriendMy name is Rachel Friend and I’m the new Director of Christian Formation.  What you may not know is that I did this position on a volunteer basis from 2002 – 2006.  Trinity has always been a labor of love for me.  I loved going to church as a child and that is one thing I have always wanted to pass along to children.
My degree is in Human and Family Development from The Ohio State University.  Children have been a passion of mine since I was 12 years old.  Currently I teach three year olds at Christ Lutheran Children’s Center in Bexley, OH.  I have been a full time teacher there for almost three years.  I love going to work every day and this has been the most rewarding and challenging work I have done!
I will be working closely with Bill Bronson and Future Trinity to help cultivate the families we have as well as adding new members to our church.  This is going to be a very exciting adventure for our church and I feel blessed to be part of it. 
In the next several years I hope to grow the Sunday School to 20-30 children, build our acolyte program, and create a Youth Group that attends diocesan events and summer camp at Procter Conference Center. 
Please join us this Sunday, September 7, 2014 for our Welcome to Trinity Sunday.   We will meet in the back of the church at 10:20.  We will process to the front of the church for a brief blessing and move up stairs to the Sunday School rooms. 
I am looking forward to getting to know all of you better.  I can’t wait to see what this next year holds.

The Lay Weeders, who plant and maintain Trinity’s garden, have made a start on a long-planned overhaul of the northwest corner. They purchased twelve red Knock Out roses, to match the red doors, and hired a landscape contractor to remove the ivy and tree roots, till the soil, plant the roses, and apply mulch. Phase One was spearheaded by Jane Forbes. The Weeders are making plans for additional plantings, and for north-south and east-west paths of memorial stone pavers, to go in next spring.


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!

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 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.

Wendy Patton, Senior Project Director for Policy Matters Ohio will be with us at Trinity for an Adult Formation conversation on Sunday, September 21 at 9:30 a.m. in the Parish Library.  Policy Matters, a non-profit policy research institute, creates a more vibrant, equitable, sustainable and inclusive Ohio through research, strategic communications, coalition building and policy advocacy.  They currently rent space on the fourth floor of Trinity’s Parish House.  Come meet our new neighbors!

Columbus Deanery Connection...
St. Edward Episcopal Church, Whitehall, is requesting recipes for their cookbook fundraising project for the benefit of their church.  The church is in dire budgetary needs.  If you can assist in any way by submitting a recipe in one or more category (Main course, Dessert, Salad, etc.) that would be wonderful and appreciated. Send recipes by September 15th  to either: 
Zanetta Davies, Chair –
Mother Abby (Supply priest) –


We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time –Jayla Kennedy, Josh McKinney, Judy McKissick, B. J. Artrup,  Sharon Whaley,   Deb McHugh,  Jon Nusbaum,  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 in Gaza, Iraq and the Ukraine.  We pray for all suffering with the Ebola Virus in Liberia and the greater West African region. We pray for all Christians and persons of other faiths throughout the world who are persecuted on account of their faith and especially for those Christians at St. Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Damascus.
Remembering our Neighbors on the Border, we pray: Lord Jesus Christ, beloved son of God, whose parents fled with you across the border of a foreign land where you might live, we pray to you for the immigrant children.  Give consolation to those who are in detention centers awaiting their future.  Give hope to their families beyond the borders, as they wait for news of the destiny of their children.  Inspire legislative leaders to develop wise and clear policies in the midst of a complex reality.  And teach us to follow your example of caring for the neighbor in concrete forms, as you did with the persons most vulnerable among us.  All this we ask, because of your great love.  Amen. 
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:  Sherry Rosenfeld, Stephan Frank, Justin Sellman, Lexi Sribanditmongkol, America Geisler, Billie Ray Morrison, Mark Lewis, Nikki Snead, Honey Morrison
Floral decorations are given to the Glory of God and in Memory of Bertha Elizabeth Lockhart Buckalew.


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