Week of June 17, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

June 17, 2018 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Collect for Fourth Sunday after Pentecost:  Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in your steadfast faith and love, that through your grace we may proclaim your truth with boldness, and minister your justice with compassion; for the sake of our Savior Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

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.

Guatemala Relief Effort:  On Sunday, June 17, we will be joining with other churches in the Diocese to provide donations to Guatemala for relief efforts for the recent volcanic eruption of volcano Fuego.

We will have an offering plate for donations at the back of the church.  You may donate cash or checks payable to “Holy Trinity Church” with a notation of Guatemala Relief on them.  Holy Trinity will then forward the money via check to the Diocese.

Contacting Father Bill:  Father Bill will be in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  To schedule an appointment with him, please either contact the Church Office at 215-855-4431 or call Father Bill directly at 215-804-0863.

In case of a pastoral emergency, please contact Father Bill at 215-804-0863.

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.

SUNDAY SCHOOL IS ON SUMMER BREAK.

Congregational Meeting with Father Bill:  The last Sunday of each month, Father Bill will hold a congregational meeting during the Coffee Hour.  The first of these meetings will take place on June 24th.  Join us at coffee hour and be part of the discussion.

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, June 11th is “Historic Bronze Age Collapse”.  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 monthat the West Main Diner in Lansdale.  If you are interested in joining us, please contact Ray Medlin at raymedlin1211@yahoo.com.

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 monthat Franconi’s Restaurant in North Wales.  If you are interested in joining us or have questions, please contact JoAnn Ferrara atcelestialpresents@usa.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 June 17, 2018

Readers: Wayne Stratz; Jack Croft

Text:  I Samuel 15:34-16:13; Psalm 20;

II Corinthians 5:6-17 and Mark 4:26-34

Chalice Bearer:  Wayne Stratz

Preacher:  The Rev. William Rex

Greeter/Usher:  Ray Medlin

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, Fran, Kathy, Linda, Bert, Vince, Cindy, George, Pat P., Brandon, Rhoda, Nancy, Nell

Serving in the Military: Ashley, Keith, Tommy, Ben, April, Joseph, Kirk, Stephen

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, June 17th

  1. E. Rite II 9:30 am

Coffee Hour  10:30 am

Monday, June 18th

Social Networking Group   2:00 pm

Tuesday, June 19th

Vestry Meeting  6:30 pm

Friday, June 22nd

Sandwich Ministry  11:00 am

Gamblers’ Anonymous  7:00 pm

 

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

407 North Broad Street

Lansdale, PA 19446

215-855-4431

www.lansdaletrinity.org

holy.trinity3@verizon.net

The church office is open MondayTuesdayThursday 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 (holy.trinity3@verizon.net) by close of business each Thursday, and your information will be included in the Friday publication.  Thank you!

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