What’s Happening at Trinity News for March 30, 2017

Upcoming Events:

  • Saturday, April 1, 9:00am – Church Cleanup Day
  • Sunday, April 2, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist
  • Sunday, April 2 – April Bishop’s Committee Meeting (After Coffee Hour)
  • Tuesday, April 4, 1:30pm – Text Study and Noonday Prayer at Twin Pines
  • Tuesday, April 4, 5:30pm – Grief Support Group for Parents Who Have Lost Children
  • Wednesday, April 5, 7:30am – Morning Prayer
  • Wednesday, April 5, 6:30pm – Adult Formation
  • Friday, April 7, 4:30pm – Episcopal Campus Ministry
  • Sunday, April 9, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist/Palm Sunday

Worship Leadership Schedule, Sunday, April 2: 


Acolyte         Kasey Hohlt
Lector Tim Baker
Prayers of the People Natalie Alexander
Chalice Maria Evans
Hospitality Tim Baker / Joanne Harwood
Bursars Natalie Alexander & Dana Elam
Bishop’s Committee:  The Bishop’s Committee will meet this Sunday, April 2, after coffee hour. Anyone is welcome to attend. Future meeting dates are May 7June 11, and July 9.
Adult Formation:  This week in Adult Formation, in “What Vibrant Congregations Do” the group answered the question, “If you spiritual life were a wire, and you could bend the wire to illustrate it, what would that wire look like?”  Our lesson this week discussed the role in faith communities to “bend that wire.”  Please join us for the remaining 1 session, even if you’ve missed prior sessions.
Intern Housing Needed: Our church is hosting clergy and four interns from the Deaconess Anne program on Saturday night, April 29, and Sunday morning, April 30. Campus ministry groups from United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church will be joining our guests and ECM for a vegetarian supper on Saturday. If you are interested in contributing a dish for the meal, please talk with Diane Johnson.
Easter Brunch:  Easter Brunch/Dinner is coming up on Sunday, April 16. Invite a friend to the service and our meal – or just for the meal. Sign up sheet for carry in is near the kitchen downstairs. It will be a great meal together!
mitre620Presiding Bishop’s Visit to St. Louis:  Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will be speaking in St. Louis on Tuesday, April 4, at 5:30 p.m. at Washington University in St. Louis.  His topic will be “Healing a House Divided.”  Shuttle buses will be available from local Episcopal churches to minimize the parking issues, including from Grace Church in Kirkwood, St. Martin’s in Ellisville, St. Timothy’s in Creve Coeur, St Barnabas’ in Florissant, and Trinity in St. Charles.  More information is available in the February 2017 issue of “Seek” from the Diocese.
Clean-Up Day:  A Clean-Up Day is scheduled for April 1–we are really not foolin’! Come help us to prepare building and grounds for Spring and for a festive Easter.  The work-day starts at around 9:00 a.m.

LM_Widget_VLent Madness: Lent Madness update is postponed due to the West Convocation meeting week.  Come to coffee hour and hear the update!  Don’t forget to vote for your favorite saints at www.lentmadness.org .

Food Depot:  

Our Food Depot items for March:  Canned vegetables.

Google Communication Problems:  All Trinity members and friends with an email address on our previous mailing list will now have received an invitation to join Google Groups.  You must accept this invitation before you can receive weekly reminders regarding the WHAT or other Parish-wide communications.  If you are experiencing difficulty, please speak with Kevin or Maria.

Lectionary Readings:  


The deadline for next week’s WHAT is Noon, Thursday, April 6.  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!