What’s Happening at Trinity – News for Friday, April 27, 2018

Upcoming Events:

  • Sunday, April 29, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist
  • Tuesday, May 1, 1:30pm – Text Study and Noonday Prayer at Twin Pines
  • Tuesday, May 1, 5:30pm – Grief Support Group for Parents Who Have Lost Children NOW AT HOSPICE OFFICE
  • Tuesday, May 1, 6:30pm – Adult Formation (in the undercroft)
  • Wednesday, May 2, 7:30am – Morning Prayer
  • Thursday, May 3, 7:00pm – Celebration of New Ministry (Light supper at 5:30pm)
  • Sunday, May 6, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist

Worship Leadership Schedules for Sunday

PresiderThe Rev. Amy Fallon
OrganistDennis Goodman
AcolyteKrista Baker
LectorChris Koch
PrayersJulie Seidler
ChaliceDiane Johnson
GreeterDennis Goodman
Coffee HourContributions
BursarsJulie Seidler and Laura Gruber Harden

Amy’s Office Hours: Monday, 10 am-noon, Trinity; Tuesday, 1:30-3:30, Sweet Espressions; Wednesday, 2-4, Truman SUB; Thursday afternoon: visits. You may also contact the Rev. Amy by email (fallon08@gmail.com) or phone (815-901-3614)

Special Sunday:  Children’s musical performance AND the Stitts are promising a visit!  It’s been a long time since we’ve seen those twins (not to mention Brian and Kerstin).  And the Habitat RV team arrives this Sunday at the NEMO Fairgrounds to build a new house near Jaycee Park.

Prayers2Pass:  Spiritual support for Truman students (faculty and staff as well) at the end of the semester. We will have a table on the Quad on May 2 from 11 am – 1 pm to hand out snacks and listen to students’ spiritual needs for their upcoming exams. See Amy for more details and to volunteer.

Bible Study: Bible Study of Acts of the Apostles resumes on Tuesday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the undercroft.  Study of Acts continues on Tuesday evenings through May 22.  Come when you can.

Renewal of Ministry Celebration with Bishop Smith:  Thursday, May 3, includes three events:

  • Simple informal supper with campus folks and parishioners, 5:30 p.m.  Please RSVP to Diane Johnson so that we can plan ahead.
  • Eucharist, 7 p.m.  Great liturgy and fine music included!
  • Reception, approx.. 8:30 p.m.  Cookies and tea for those who would like an opportunity to chat with visitors and friends. No RSVP needed.
Habitat for Humanity:  The RV team will arrive for the Kirksville Habitat build on April 29 and stay through May 13.  We will be responsible for providing morning devotion and lunch for one day during their stay (date not yet known) in cooperation with other churches.  They will be staying at the NEMO fairgrounds in their RVs.

Food 4 Kids:  It doesn’t feel like it yet, but summer is not far away and with it, our annual commitment to feeding children in the parks.  If you have served in the past, you will receive an email next week asking about your summer availability.  If you have not participated in the past but would like to participate this year, please get in touch with Diane.

Dismantling Racism:  The scheduled event has been postponed.  Watch this space for updates.

Celebration of Ministry: with Bishop George Wayne Smith, May 3.  Service at 7 p.m. Light supper for students, parishioners, and clergy at 5:30 p.m.  Please RSVP if you plan to attend the supper; it will help us plan!

Bishop’s Committee:  May 13 after coffee hour.  Latest agenda and approved minutes are posted near the calendar on the bulletin board in the undercroft.

Cram the Chrysler Results:  Christian Community Food Depot expresses their gratitude for our Cram the Chrysler work – 915 pounds of food worth about $1,785, plus over $200 in cash donations.

Little Food Pantry Inspiration:  Little Free Food Pantry. Last year, Fr. Marshall Crossnoe of St. Alban’s in Fulton and their senior warden came to look at our Little Free Food Pantry after hearing about it at West Convocation. So it is a direct descendant of Trinity’s LFFP.  Here’s a photo of theirs!

Food Depot:  Our Food Depot items for April – Food Stretchers: pasta; noodles, rice, beans.

Lectionary Readings:

The deadline for next week’s WHAT is Noon, Thursday, May 3.  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!