The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
May 20, 2018 Day of Pentecost
Collect for Day of Pentecost: Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching of the Gospel, that it may reach to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Change to this Sunday’s Service: The previously-announced Diocese special service has been moved from Sunday, May 20th to Sunday, May 27th.
Sunday School: Sunday School is held each Sunday at 10:00 am in the downstairs classroom. Sunday School is open to all children from Kindergarten to 5th grade.
THE LAST SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, MAY 20TH BEFORE STARTING THE SUMMER BREAK.
SUMMER SERVICE TIME CHANGE: From May 27th through September 2nd, our weekly Sunday service start time will change to 9:30 am for this summer period. We will return to the 10:00 am service start time on September 9th.
Weekly Community Social Networking Event: Every Monday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, we hold a discussion group led by David Nejako. This is open to anyone from the parish or the community who would like to join in a group to discuss different subjects. The topic for discussion on Monday, May 21st is “Harriet Tubman”. Anyone who would like to connect with others in a discussion group setting is invited.
Caring Committee: “As the Father has loved me so I have loved you”—loving words of our Savior. We have people in our Church who need our help, time and love. If you can take someone on an errand (grocery store, pharmacy, etc.) or give them a ride to church, please call David Nejako at 215-767-6333. Thank you for reaching out to help members of our church family.
Holy Trinity’s Sandwich Ministry – Each Friday Holy Trinity volunteers hand out sandwiches to hungry folks at the corner of 4th and Broad Streets at 11:00 am. Questions? Please call the church office at 215-855-4431.
Men’s Breakfast Group: All men are invited to attend the monthly Men’s Breakfast Group, which meets at 8:00 a.m. the last Saturday of every month at the West Main Diner in Lansdale. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Ray Medlin firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Breakfast: All women are invited to attend the monthly Women’s Breakfast which meets at 9:30 am the last Saturday of every month at Franconi’s Restaurant in North Wales. If you are interested in joining us or have questions, please contact JoAnn Ferrara at email@example.com or call 267-410-1519.
Manna Outreach: The children of Lansdale thank you for your contributions to Manna on Main Street. Please continue to donate cupped fruit, peanut butter, jelly, canned tuna, ham and salmon as well as snack bars and crackers. Please remember to check the expiration dates. Also, remember cat and dog food, both wet and dry, is also collected for needy families with pets.
Holy Trinity is on Facebook! Please like our page and share it with your friends: facebook.com/holytrinitylansdale
WIC donations: WIC of Lansdale on Broad Street is in need of diapers and diaper wipes for their clients. We will be collecting diaper and wipes donations in the box in the Narthex and forwarding to WIC.
Serving May 20, 2018
Readers: Pat Brownback; Jack Croft
Text: Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:25-35, 37;
Romans 8:22-27 and John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
Chalice Bearer: Pat Brownback
Preacher: The Rev. Ghislaine Cotnoir
Greeter/Usher: Jim Broidrick
Counters: Bill Keith; Ray Medlin
Current Vestry: Ray Medlin (Rector’s Warden), Aleth Bocasan, James Broidrick, Jack Croft (People’s Warden), Bill Keith, Janet Miller, Wayne Stratz
Diocesan Deputies: Jim Broidrick, Jack Croft, Janet Miller. Ray Medlin (Alternate)
Deanery Delegates: Tina Gallagher, Dianne Lawrence, Star Little, Caren Puschak
Parish Prayer List: Peg, Jean, Dick, James, Fran, Kathy, Edward, Linda, Bert, Vince, Carla, Cindy, George, Erin, Pat P., Brandon
Serving in the Military: Stephen, Marty, Ashley, Ed, Leanne, Bert, Keith, Tommy, Ben, April, Joseph, Kirk
Names remain on the prayer list for three months. To add names please contact the parish office or Alice Miller at 215-362-0850. Caring for our church family members is important to us. If you or a family member are in the hospital and wish a pastoral visit, please notify the church office.
This week at Holy Trinity:
Sunday, May 20th
- E. Rite II 10:00 am
Sunday School 10:00 am
Coffee Hour 11:00 am
Monday, May 21st
Social Networking Group 2:00 pm
Friday, May 25th
Sandwich Ministry 11:00 am
Gamblers’ Anonymous 7:00 pm
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
The church office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00am – 11:00 am; closed Wednesdays
The Herald is the weekly newsletter of Holy Trinity Church. It is the central source for all parish communication, announcements, and articles (except special notices and official funeral announcements). If you have an announcement or information to share with the congregation, please have all submissions to the church office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by close of business each Thursday, and your information will be included in the Friday publication. Thank you!