What’s Happening at Trinity – News for Friday, January 5, 2018

Upcoming Events:

  • Sunday, January 7, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist
  • Sunday, January 7, 11:30am – Intergenerational Epiphany Activity
  • Tuesday, January 9, 1:30pm – Text Study and Noonday Prayer at Twin Pines
  • Tuesday, January 9, 5:30pm – Grief Support Group for Parents Who Have Lost Children
  • Wednesday, January 10, 7:30am – Morning Prayer
  • Sunday, January 14, 10:00am – Holy Eucharist
  • Sunday, January 14, After Coffee Hour – Bishop’s Committee Meeting

BibleWorship Leadership Schedules for Sunday

Acolyte TBA
Lector TBA
Prayers of the People TBA
Chalice TBA
Hospitality TBA
Bursars Diane Johnson and Laura Gruber Harden

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.

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 January – Canned Soup (no creamed soup)

Little Free Food Pantry: has been a busy place during this frigid weather.  We have put additional hats, scarves, and gloves out as well as warm-up foods, such as instant coffee, ramen noodles, hot chocolate, and packaged cookies.  Feel free to contribute similar items any time!

Lectionary Readings:

The deadline for next week’s WHAT is Noon, Thursday, January 11.  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!