Stories and Announcements

Stewardship Prayer

Everliving God, whose will it is that all should come to you through your Son Jesus Christ: Inspire our witness to him, that all may know the power of his forgiveness and the hope of his resurrection.  Guide us we pray, as we consider our stewardship, so to share our time, talent, and treasure that we may strengthen our own lives and reach out and enrich the lives of others.  Give us cheerful, grateful hearts, our Father, for all your mercies, and make us mindful of the needs of others, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen

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Lections for Sunday, October 29, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - The Twenty First Sunday After Pentecost


Leviticus 19:1-2,15-18   Psalm 1   1 Thessalonians 2:1-8   Matthew 22:34-46

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Advent Festival Chili Cook-Off

During the Advent Festival on Sunday, December 3, our Annual Chili Cook-off will take place. Fabulous prizes will be awarded for the best chili in the following categories: Crowd Favorite, Kids (through 5th grade), Youth (middle and high school), Women, Men, and Family. Whip up a batch of your favorite recipe, or try out something new and daring to dazzle your fellow parishioners!

There will also be kid friendly food (Peanut Butter & Jelly and fruit) available as well.

Register your chili today!

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Advent Wreath Kit Preorder

Advent Wreaths are a perfect focal point for family worship during the Advent season. Cost is $18. Each kit includes a foam ring, four purple candles, a white Christ-candle, festive greens, and a devotion booklet. These may be ordered in advance online using the form provided.

Advent Wreath making will take place during the Parish Advent Festival on Sunday, December 3. Please bring some small leaf greenery to use and to share with others. Greenery will also be available to use.

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Parish Wide Advent Festival

The Season of Advent begins on Sunday, December 3. What better way to start your family’s observance of this holy time than with our Annual Trinity Advent Festival? Join us for Advent Lessons and Carols in the Cathedral at 4 pm, followed by the Advent Festival at 5 pm in Satterlee Hall.  There will be fun for all ages including a chili cook-off, Advent wreath-making, a children's Advent art project and much more!

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All Saints Service and Parish Shrimp Boil

All Saints Day is on Wednesday, November 1.  There will be an All Saints Day service at 6 pm in the Cathedral followed by a Parish Shrimp Boil on the Cathedral Lawn at 7 pm. Please register in advance using the form provided.

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Stewardship Season Comments

Stewardship season is Sunday, October 15 - Sunday, November 5. Click below to read comments from various parishioners regarding stewardship at Trinity.

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Men of Trinity Annual BBQ

Please join the Men of Trinity for its annual barbeque at Belle Grove Plantation from 6-8 pm on Tuesday, November 7.  We will have plenty of good food, beverages and fellowship to go around.

Cost is only $10 if you register by Sunday, October 29! Cost is $15 if you register by November 6 and $20 on November 7.

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16th Annual Greenery Sale

It's that time of year again! Purchase greenery to support St. Lawrence Place.

Click here for the greenery order form. All orders must be turned in by November 3. Items will be delivered the week after Thanksgiving.

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Call for Vestry Nominations

The Vestry has approved the appointment of the Nominating Committee and is now soliciting candidates for Parish leadership offices.  We ask that you participate in this process by suggesting potential candidates for consideration.    While all nominations are welcome, people with skills to replace those graduating from the Properties and Finance Committees are particularly needed.

The Nominating Committee will present a list of nominees to the Vestry for approval and then to the Parish for election at the Annual Meeting on January 28, 2018.  The offices to be filled are Junior Warden, a Vestry class of six people, two Diocesan Delegates and two alternates, and two members of the Trinity Foundation Commission.

The members of the Nominating Committee include Wardens Norah Grimball, David Danforth, and Phil Johnston; Parish Council members Lee Ayers and John Moorman, Jr.; Vestry members Wallis Bond, Ben Grimsley, Llewellyn Shealy, Judy Cotchett Smith, Jonathan Vipperman, and David Wolff; and DHC representative Scotty Frantz.

Nominations will be open until Monday, November 6. Please email all nominations to

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