What’s Happening at Trinity – News for Friday, December 29th, 2017

Upcoming Events:

  • Sunday, December 31, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist
  • Tuesday, January 2, 1:30pm – Text Study and Noonday Prayer at Twin Pines
  • Tuesday, January 2, 5:30pm – Grief Support Group for Parents Who Have Lost Children
  • Wednesday, January 3, 7:30am – Morning Prayer
  • Sunday, January 7, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist
  • Sunday, January 7, 11:30am – Intergenerational Epiphany Activity

BibleWorship Leadership Schedules for Sunday

Acolyte Natalie Alexander
Lector Stephen Carr
Prayers of the People Julie Seidler
Chalice Sally West
Hospitality Joanne Harwood
Bursars Natalie Alexander & Dana Elam

Amy’s Office Hours:  Amy will hold weekly “office” hours on Mondays from 10 am – 12 pm at Trinity, and Tuesdays from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm  at Sweet Espressions Coffee Shop.  Amy will NOT hold office hours at Truman during exams and winter break. Office hours at Truman will begin again on Wednesday January 17, 2018 from 2 pm – 4 pm.  You do not need an appointment for any of these times, just drop by. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call or text her at 815-901-3614.

Amy’s Winter Break:  Amy will be away celebrating the holidayswith her family in Arizona from December 26 until January 3. She will return to work on January 4, 2018. Our Bishop’s Warden, Diane Johnson, is available for any pastoral emergencies or concerns.

Christmas Season Flowers: given for the glory of God by Liz Srnka in loving memory of Al Srnka, and by Joanne Harwood in loving memory of the Harwood family.


Epiphany Educational Event:  Please join us on January 7, 2018 during coffee hour for a Christian  formation event for all ages. We will share our memories about stars, think about the Epiphany season and do some arts and crafts. This will be fun and there will be glitter glue!

Annual Meeting:  Save the Date – Our annual meeting will be Sunday, January 28, after church.  Plan to bring something for the potluck, if you like, and stay for the festivities.

January Bishop’s Committee Meeting:  Bishop’s Committee will meet on Sunday, January 14, after coffee hour.  Anyone is welcome to attend.  The Bishop’s Committee adopted a budget for 2018 at their meeting on Sunday, December 10.  On January 14 and January 22, copies of the budget will be available at coffee hour so that you can become familiar with it prior to the annual meeting.

Food Depot:  Our Food Depot items for December – Canned meat/fish (Tuna, Salmon, Chicken) or…Christmas cheer! (Check sale items)

Lectionary Readings:

The deadline for next week’s WHAT is Noon, Thursday, January 4.  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!