What’s Happening at Trinity – News for Friday, November 9, 2018

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, November 10, 11:45am – Second Saturday Yoga, Donation to the Little Free Food Pantry.
  • Sunday, November 11, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist
  • Sunday, November 11 – Bishop’s Committee – After Coffee Hour
  • Tuesday, November 13, 1:30pm – Text Study and Noonday Prayer at Twin Pines
  • Tuesday, November 13, 5:30pm – Grief Support Group for Parents Who Have Lost Children NOW AT HOSPICE OFFICE
  • Wednesday, November 14, 7:30am – Morning Prayer
  • Saturday, November 17 – 179th annual diocesan convention, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis
  • Sunday, November 18, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist

Worship Leadership Schedules for Sunday

PresiderThe Rev. Amy Fallon
MusiciansAlexander Lynn
AcolyteGarron Daniels
LectorNatalie Alexander
PrayersJulie Seidler
ChaliceSally West
GreeterDennis Goodman
Coffee HourSally West
BursarsCody Pease & Gene Croarkin

Amy’s Office Hours:  Monday—10 am-12 noon Truman SUB; Tuesday mornings—volunteer chaplain at hospital; Wednesday—1 – 3 pm Truman; Thursday 1:00 – 3:00—Take Root.  You may also contact the Rev. Amy by email (amy.fallon08@gmail.com) or phone (815-901-3614).

Stewardship Campaign:  It is not too late to complete your pledge card for the 2019 Stewardship Campaign.  Yellow pledge cards are available at the back of the church and in the undercroft.  Simply place in an envelope and put in the baskets upstairs or downstairs for delivery to the treasurer.  Thank you!  This really helps the bishop’s committee prepare a budget for 2019!

Election Eve Service Thanks:  Thanks to those who prayed at home and at the Election Eve service on Monday night.  Please let Amy or any member of the bishop’s committee know if you found the service or the Forward Movement materials helpful.

The Mitten Tree is coming!:  Calling all knitters, loomers, crocheters, and savvy shoppers!  We will once again be providing mittens, scarves, gloves, and hats for distribution through the Salvation Army Christmas assistance program for families in our area.  You can help by making or buying items for the tree.  Ask Krista, Joanne, Dennis, or Diane for details.

Plate Offering on November 18: will be for the Kirksville Community Christmas Dinner/Program. This awesome event is its own nonprofit entity and feeds over 500 children and their loved ones each year. The 6th annual dinner will be held December 16 at Truman State University SUB.  Donate generously!

Diocesan Statement on Gun Storage:  This past spring, the Bishop and the Diocesan Council approved this statement on safe gun storage: “The Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri implores gun owners to lock and secure weapons against use by children or those suffering from agonizing despair.  Please ensure that all guns in your home are locked and secured against use by children or those suffering agonizing despair.”

Food Depot:  Our Food Depot items for November – peanut butter & jelly; Thanksgiving items

Little Free Food Pantry:  The weather has changed.  This means you can now leave items like bread in the Little Free Food Pantry without worrying about heat damage.

Lectionary Readings:

1 Kings 17:8-16
Psalm 146
Hebrews 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44

The deadline for next week’s WHAT is Noon, Thursday, November 15.  Please send items to BOTH Kevin Minch at kevin.minch@gmail.com and Natalie Alexander at faymie@gmail.com so that any relevant updates may also be included in the bulletin insert. Please be mindful of the deadline when possible.  Thanks!