Stories and Announcements

Tina Lockett to Join Trinity Clergy Staff

I am excited to announce the coming of a new full-time Canon for Pastoral Care. The Rev’d Tina Lockett has served the church in several settings, including as a seminary dean, as assistant rector in large and small Episcopal churches, and as a hospital chaplain in a specialized year-long clinical education program. In July 2007, she was the speaker for the Province IV Episcopal Church Women’s Conference at Kanuga.

I don’t believe I have ever interviewed a clergy candidate about whom I got more exuberant letters of recommendation as I have for Tina. The groundswell of acclamations from her former colleagues cited her abilities as a caring, wise pastor, and her giftedness as an organizer (which will be important for our expanding lay pastoral care ministries). She will begin later this month.

-Dean Jones

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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday is Tuesday, February 13. Join us for a night of fun, pancakes, music and games!

The evening will begin with a pancake supper in Satterlee Hall at 6 pm. Pancakes, sausage, bacon, spiced baked apples, milk, juice and coffee will be served. Cost for supper is $7 per person and $4 for children.

Family Game Night will include a bounce house, balloon twister and LOTS of family games for all ages will take place in Averyt Hall, following the pancake supper. Festivities will conclude with burning of the palms in the Cart Courtyard.


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2018 Vernon Fund Grants

Click below to view the Vernon Fund Grants approved for 2018. Vernon Fund applications and more information on how to apply for a 2019 Vernon Fund Grant will be available late Summer 2018.

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Nominations for 2018 Trinity Leadership

Trinity's Vestry has approved the slate of 2018 Leadership positions. These positions include Senior Warden, Junior Warden, six Vestry members, Trinity Foundation, Diocesan Delegates and Alternate Delegates. Click below to view the slate of nominees. The election will take place at the Annual Meeting on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Any nominations from the floor must be received by the church office at least one week prior to the Parish Meeting

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Alpha is a program dedicated to exploring the Christian faith. Each session looks at a different question associated with the life of faith, and sessions are organized to encourage conversation.  No two Alphas are the same, but generally they have three key things in common: food, a presentation, and good conversation. Those involved in Alpha have an opportunity to reflect on the identity of Jesus, the nature of faith, the experience of prayer, and other topics.  The most important element of Alpha is the opportunity to share thoughts and ideas and discuss them in an open, friendly, and honest manner.


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Sing in Exultation CD Order Form

Sing in Exultation is a recording of favorite Christmas carols, performed by the Trinity Cathedral Choirs of Men & Boys and Men & Girls.  Order CDs by completing the order form below or by calling the Cathedral music office at 803.461.7306

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Trinity is home of the St. Helena Chapter of the Order of the Daughters of the King

The St. Helena Chapter of the Order of the Daughters of the King was re-instituted at Trinity on June 18, 2017 at the 6 pm service in Keenan Chapel. Officers were installed, and three Daughters-At-Large are now members of the Trinity chapter with the original chapter number from 1957. Barbara Kovacs, long-time Trinity parishioner, remembers that some of the members of the original chapter were:  Nancy Boyle, Pride Carson, Jeanie Martin, Sis Smith, Frances Tucker and many more. We would love to know the names of anyone else that was in the original chapter!  Nela Edgar, another long-time member of Trinity, was a Junior Member of this chapter in the late 50’s/early 60’s and she says, ”The Junior Chapter, a group of teenage girls, was a place where we began to explore our faith and to experience the power of prayer”.

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Worship +1? Take a look at W.A. Perry Middle School

I recently asked Patti Trotter, who has been a volunteer in the W.A. Perry Cooking Club for a couple of years, why she gave her time to this ministry. Her face turned serious as she said, my children and grandchildren have been so blessed, and I wanted to give my time to be with children whose lives are often difficult. Then Patti broke out her usual smile and said, besides, the children really enjoy it! Sometimes they can’t express it, but then I see them excited and having fun.

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November/December Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Falvey

In every Cathedral Connections magazine issue, we feature a parishioner that goes above and beyond by giving their time and talents to Trinity Cathedral. For November/December, we highlight Tom Falvey. Read about all the ways Tom makes a difference here at Trinity.

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Christmas Eve Recipes from Trinity's Kitchen

Every Christmas Eve, Andrella and her team of kitchen volunteers, prepare a nice, candlelit Christmas Eve dinner for Trinity’s clergy, choir and volunteers to enjoy together in between services. Click below to get recipes for some of Andrella's favorites!

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