What’s Happening at Trinity – News for Friday, August 17, 2018

Upcoming Events

  • Sunday, August 19, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist and Baptism
  • Tuesday, August 21, 1:30pm – Text Study and Noonday Prayer at Twin Pines
  • Tuesday, August 21, 5:30pm – Grief Support Group for Parents Who Have Lost Children NOW AT HOSPICE OFFICE
  • Wednesday, August 22, 7:30am – Morning Prayer
  • Sunday, August 26, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist

Worship Leadership Schedules for Sunday

PresiderThe Rev. Amy Fallon
MusiciansDennis Goodman
AcolyteKasey Holht
LectorNatalia Blum
PrayersJessie Cragg
ChaliceKrista Baker
GreeterKevin Minch
Coffee HourVolunteers
BursarsCody Pease & Diane Johnson

Amy’s Office Hours:  Amy’s new office hours are Monday 10 am – 12 noon at Truman, Tuesday mornings volunteering as a chaplain at the hospital, Wednesday 1 pm – 3 pm at Truman, Thursday office hours from 1: 30 – 3: 30  at Sweet Expressions.  You may also contact the Rev. Amy by email (amy.fallon08@gmail.com) or phone (815-901-3614).

Bria’s Baptism: Please plan to come and stay for a light lunch with Bria’s family as we celebrate her baptism!  If you’d like to bring food to share, please contact Diane.

Reclaiming Jesus:  Ecumenical Adult Formation—Reclaiming Jesus—begins on 6 September, at 6 p.m., at Take Root Cafe.  We will be joined by the Methodists and Presbyterians.

Outreach:  Cereal is on sale at many stores in our area.  Please consider picking up some for use in the Little Free Food Pantry, the basket at the back of the church for Christian Community Food Depot, and other charitable uses.

August 19 Plate Offering:  will be for Episcopal Migration Ministries.  During the current migration crisis, EMM is partnering with the Refugee Services of Texas/Austin (Diocese of Austin) and Refugee Focus (Diocese of Arizona) as well as others.  Please be generous.  Of the millions of displaced and refugee people in the world, a staggering 11.25 million are children.  More information is available at https://episcopalmigrationministries.org/.

Kickoff Weekend is Coming Up: not football, but campus and outreach ministries!  On Friday, Aug. 24, we will gather at the courthouse to share a potluck picnic at 6 p.m. prior to enjoying the Deadwood Summer on the Square concert at 7 p.m.  Bring a friend (and a chair).  On Saturday, Aug. 25, we will have a booth at the second annual Community Roots Festival on the square.  And on Sunday, Aug. 26, we’ll have a special service and coffee hour to commission our musicians and welcome our students, faculty, and staff.

Community Roots Festival:  Be Trinity’s face (and heart) as we reach out to our community on August 25 (Community Roots Festival downtown) and on September 9 (Chamber of Commerce welcome event for post-secondary students).  Contact Amy or Diane if you are interested in volunteering for an hour.

Second Saturdays Yoga:  Second Saturday Yoga is on vacation until September.

Food Depot:  Our Food Depot items for August – Cereal

Garden overflowing?  Consider bringing extra produce to the Little Free Food Pantry!  The wire basket underneath the pantry is perfect for cucumbers, tomatoes, and other good stuff.  And it’s usually gone within a few hours.

Save the Dates:  October 7 (Liturgy at the Lake and Pet Blessing); October 28 (Bishop George Wayne Smith annual visit to Trinity)

Lectionary Readings:

Proverbs 9:1-6
Psalm 34:9-14
Ephesians 5:15-20
John 6:51-58

The deadline for next week’s WHAT is Noon, Thursday, August 23.  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!