The Herald

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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Week of June 10, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

June 10, 2018 Third Sunday after Pentecost

Collect for Third Sunday after Pentecost:  O God, from whom all good proceeds: Grant that by your inspiration we may think those things that are right, and by your merciful guiding may do them; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and 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.

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 10, 2018

Readers: Dianne Lawrence; Traci Broidrick

Text:  I Samuel 8:4-20; Psalm 138;

II Corinthians 4:13-5:1 and Mark 3:20-35

Chalice Bearer:  Dianne Lawrence

Preacher:  The Rev. William Rex

Greeter/Usher:  Carol Meyers

Counters: Aleth Bocasan; Jim Broidrick

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

Serving in the Military: Ashley, Ed, Leanne, Bert, Keith, Tommy, Ben, April, Joseph, Kirk, Rhoda, Nancy

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 10th

  1. E. Rite II 9:30 am

Coffee Hour  10:30 am

Monday, June 11th

Social Networking Group   2:00 pm

Friday, June 15th

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!

Week of June 3, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

June 3, 2018 Second Sunday after Pentecost

Collect for Second Sunday after Pentecost:  O God, your never-failing providence sets in order all things both in heaven and earth: Put away from us, we entreat you, all hurtful things, and give us those things which are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and 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.

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.

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 4th is “Padre Pio”.  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 atraymedlin1211@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 month at Franconi’s Restaurant in North Wales.  If you are interested in joining us or have questions, please contact JoAnn Ferrara at celestialpresents@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 3, 2018

Readers: Heather Medlin; Lorraine Flagg

Text:  I Samuel 3:1-20; Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17;

II Corinthians 4:5-12 and Mark 2:23-3:6

Chalice Bearer:  Heather Medlin

Preacher:  Wayne Stratz, Lay Preacher

Eucharist Celebrant:  The Rev. Flora Keshgegian

Greeter/Usher:  Dianne Lawrence

Counters: Janet Miller; Caren Puschak

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, 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:

Saturday, June 2nd

Lansdale Day with Holy Trinity Booth  10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday, June 3rd

  1. E. Rite II 9:30 am

Coffee Hour  10:30 am

Monday, June 4th

Social Networking Group   2:00 pm

Friday, June 8th

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!

Week of May 27, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

May 27, 2018 Trinity Sunday

Collect for Trinity Sunday:  Almighty and everlasting God, you have given to us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of your divine Majesty to worship the Unity: Keep us steadfast in this faith and worship, and bring us at last to see you in your one and eternal glory, O Father; who with the Son and the Holy Spirit live and reign, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

We welcome Father Bill Rex, our new interim priest-in-charge.  At the May 27th Coffee Hour, please take some time to meet and greet Father Bill and welcome him to Holy Trinity.

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.

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.

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 4th is “Padre Pio”.  Anyone who would like to connect with others in a discussion group setting is invited.

THE NEXT SOCIAL NETWORKING GROUP DISCUSSION WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 4 DUE TO THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY.

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 May 27, 2018

Readers: Star Little; Tina Gallagher

Text:  Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29;

Romans 8:12-17 and John 3:1-17

Chalice Bearer:  Star Little

Preacher:  The Rev. William Rex

Greeter/Usher:  Janet Miller

Counters: Jack Croft;  Heather 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, 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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

June 2   Lansdale Day with Holy Trinity Booth  10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This week at Holy Trinity:

Sunday, May 27th

  1. E. Rite II 9:30 am

Coffee Hour  10:30 am

(Meet and Greet Father Bill)

Monday, May 28th

Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Friday, June 2nd

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!

Week of May 20, 2018

THE HERALD

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 atraymedlin1211@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 month at Franconi’s Restaurant in North Wales.  If you are interested in joining us or have questions, please contact JoAnn Ferrara at celestialpresents@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 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

  1. 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

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!

Week of May 3, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

May 13, 2018 Seventh Sunday of Easter

Collect for Seventh Sunday of Easter:  O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that place where our Savior Christ has gone before; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

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 14th is “Buddhism”.  Anyone who would like to connect with others in a discussion group setting is invited.

Rummage Sale: On May 19thwe will hold a Sping/Summer themed Rummage Sale as a fundraiser for the church.  You may begin gathering and bringing donated items to the church.  All items should be in good, resalable condition.  NO CLOTHING except Children’s from infant to size 2-3.

We will be accepting all season knickknacks, kitchen items, children’s toys, games and children’s books (NO adult books).  We will also accept indoor and outdoor furniture but must check with a committee member first.  NO NON-WORKING ELECTRONICS — this includes the clock radio where the radio works but the clock doesn’t!  NO TV’s, NO COMPUTERS.  All items will be collected in the designated basement room.  Any questions, please contact Caren Puschak-Craft at scraft9@comcast.net or 610-584-4414.  Please have all items for the sale at the church by noon on Friday, May 18th.

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 atraymedlin1211@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 month at Franconi’s Restaurant in North Wales.  If you are interested in joining us or have questions, please contact JoAnn Ferrara at celestialpresents@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 May 13, 2018

Readers: Wayne Stratz; Traci Broidrick

Text:  Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1;

I John 5:9-13 and John 17:6-19

Chalice Bearer:  Wayne Stratz

Preacher:  The Rev. Ghislaine Cotnoir

Greeter/Usher:  Aleth Bocasan

Counters: Heather Medlin; Caren Puschak

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 13th

  1. E. Rite II 10:00 am

Sunday School  10:00 am

Coffee Hour  11:00 am

Monday, May 14th

Social Networking Group  2:00  pm

Friday, May 18th

Sandwich Ministry  11:00 am

Gamblers’ Anonymous  7:00 pm

Saturday, May 19th

Spring/Summer Rummage Sale  8:00 am – 2pm

 

 

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!

Week of May 6, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

May 6, 2018 Sixth Sunday of Easter

Collect for Sixth Sunday of Easter:  O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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.

Sandwich Ministry Weekly Message:

(This message was included in each sandwich bag handed out on Friday, May 4th.)

Many times we think our sins or bad actions are just too bad for God to forgive and to use us to proclaim his word.  But the life of St. Paul in the Bible tells us otherwise.  Paul was a Jewish scholar, who was a Pharisee in faith, one of the chief opponents of Christians; and by his own admission was zealous in tracking down and arresting Christians for imprisonment, torture and death.  In fact, the Bible’s account of the stoning of Stephen, the first Christian martyr, tells us that Paul held their coats while they stoned Stephen.  Yet, after his conversion to Christianity, Paul carried the gospel to non-Jews in Asia Minor, Greece and Rome, wrote 13 epistles and was eventually martyred for his unwavering Christian faith.  God forgave Paul for his role in persecuting the early Christians and used him for great things!  Join us on Sundays mornings at Holy Trinity at 10:00 am for our weekly worship service.

 But the Lord said to Ananias, “Go! This man (Paul) is my chosen instrument to proclaim my name to the Gentiles and their kings and to the people of Israel.”  Acts 9:15

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 7th is “Epic Battleship Engagements”.  Anyone who would like to connect with others in a discussion group setting is invited.

Rummage Sale: On May 19thwe will hold a Sping/Summer themed Rummage Sale as a fundraiser for the church.  You may begin gathering and bringing donated items to the church.  All items should be in good, resalable condition.  NO CLOTHING except Children’s from infant to size 2-3.

We will be accepting all season knickknacks, kitchen items, children’s toys, games and children’s books (NO adult books).  We will also accept indoor and outdoor furniture but must check with a committee member first.  NO NON-WORKING ELECTRONICS — this includes the clock radio where the radio works but the clock doesn’t!  NO TV’s, NO COMPUTERS.  All items will be collected in the designated basement room.  Any questions, please contact Caren Puschak-Craft at scraft9@comcast.net or 610-584-4414.  Please have all items for the sale at the church by noon on Friday, May 18th.

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 May 6, 2018

Readers: Heather Medlin; Jim Broidrick

Text:  Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98;

I John 5:1-6 and John 15:9-17

Chalice Bearer:  Heather Medlin

Preacher:  The Rev. John Wallace

Greeter/Usher:  Janet Miller

Counters: Jack Croft; Jim Broidrick

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 19th  Spring/Summer Rummage Sale

This week at Holy Trinity:

Sunday, May 6th

  1. E. Rite II 10:00 am

Sunday School  10:00 am

Coffee Hour  11:00 am

Friday, May 4th

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!

Week of April 29, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

April 29, 2018 Fifth Sunday of Easter

Collect for Fifth Sunday of Easter:  Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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.

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.

Sandwich Ministry Weekly Message:

(This message was included in each sandwich bag handed out on Friday, April 27th.)

On the church calendar we continue to celebrate the season of Easter, the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ.  For the Christian, the resurrection changes everything.  It shows us that we, too, will have everlasting life in heaven with a “resurrection” body—a body like Jesus had when he returned to earth after his resurrection.  It also assures us that just as Jesus told his followers in the Bible that he would die, but rise again on the third day; he has also told us that he is coming again to gather his believers to him and rule over a new heaven and a new earth.  No matter how bad situations appear now on earth, no matter how much injustice we see in the world, we know and can anticipate with confidence that Jesus will return and defeat these evils.  Join us on Sunday mornings at Holy Trinity at 10:00 am for our weekly service.

“And the one who was seated on the throne (God) said, ‘See I am making all things new.’  Also he said, ‘Write this for these words are trustworthy and true.’  Then he said ‘It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end.  To the thirsty I will give water as a gift from the spring of the water of life.  Those who conquer will inherit these things, and I will be their God and they will be my children.’”  Revelation 21:5-7

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, April 30th is “John Muir”.  Anyone who would like to connect with others in a discussion group setting is invited.

Rummage Sale: On May 19thwe will hold a Sping/Summer themed Rummage Sale as a fundraiser for the church.  You may begin gathering and bringing donated items to the church.  All items should be in good, resalable condition.  NO CLOTHING except Children’s from infant to size 2-3.

We will be accepting all season knickknacks, kitchen items, children’s toys, games and children’s books (NO adult books).  We will also accept indoor and outdoor furniture but must check with a committee member first.  NO NON-WORKING ELECTRONICS — this includes the clock radio where the radio works but the clock doesn’t!  NO TV’s, NO COMPUTERS.  All items will be collected in the designated basement room.  Any questions, please contact Caren Puschak-Craft at scraft9@comcast.net or 610-584-4414.  Please have all items for the sale at the church by noon on Friday, May 18th.

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 atraymedlin1211@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 month at Franconi’s Restaurant in North Wales.  If you are interested in joining us or have questions, please contact JoAnn Ferrara at celestialpresents@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 April 29, 2018

Readers: Heather Medlin; Tina Gallagher

Text:  Acts 8:26-40; Psalm 22:24-30;

I John 4:7-21 and John 15:1-8

Chalice Bearer:  Heather Medlin

Preacher:  The Rev. John Wallace

Greeter/Usher:  Carol Meyers

Counters: Aleth Bocasan; Jim Broidrick

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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 19th  Spring/Summer Rummage Sale

 

This week at Holy Trinity:

Saturday, April 28th

Men’s Breakfast at West Main Diner  8:00 am

Women’s Breakfast at Franconi’s Restaurant  9:30 am

Sunday, April 29th

  1. E. Rite II 10:00 am

Sunday School  10:00 am

Coffee Hour  11:00 am

Friday, May 4th

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!

Week of April 22, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

April 22, 2018 Fourth Sunday of Easter

Collect for Fourth Sunday of Easter:  O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people: Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

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.

Sandwich Ministry Weekly Message:

(This message was included in each sandwich bag handed out on Friday, April 20th.)

Safes and lockers allow us to keep our important papers and possessions safe from thieves.  In order to get into them, however, we have to know the combination.  Without the combination, they are useless to us.  The Bible acts as the combination or key to a full understanding of God’s promises, love and the abundant, everlasting life he has planned for each of us.  By reading and studying the Bible, these are all opened up to us and allow us to participate in God’s family of believers.  Then, when trouble and adversity strike unexpectedly, you will have the combination or key to God’s strength and help in overcoming these trials.  Join us on Sunday mornings at Holy Trinity at 10:00 am for our weekly service.   Sunday School is also available for children in grades K-5 at 10:00 am.

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom.”  Colossians 3:16a

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, April 23rd is “Life on Today’s Reservation for the American Indian”.  Anyone who would like to connect with others in a discussion group setting is invited.

Rummage Sale: On May 19thwe will hold a Sping/Summer themed Rummage Sale as a fundraiser for the church.  You may begin gathering and bringing donated items to the church.  All items should be in good, resalable condition.  NO CLOTHING except Children’s from infant to size 2-3.

We will be accepting all season knickknacks, kitchen items, children’s toys, games and children’s books (NO adult books).  We will also accept indoor and outdoor furniture but must check with a committee member first.  NO NON-WORKING ELECTRONICS — this includes the clock radio where the radio works but the clock doesn’t!  NO TV’s, NO COMPUTERS.  All items will be collected in the designated basement room.  Any questions, please contact Caren Puschak-Craft at scraft9@comcast.net or 610-584-4414.  Please have all items for the sale at the church by noon on Friday, May 18th.

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 April 22, 2018

Readers: Star Little; Lorraine Flagg

Text:  Acts 4:5-12; Psalm 23;

I John 3:16-24 and John 10:11-18

Chalice Bearer:  Star Little

Preacher:  The Rev. Ghislaine Cotnoir

Greeter/Usher:  Dianne Lawrence

Nursery:  Madison Medlin

Counters: Bill Keith; Janet Miller

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, Jeannie, 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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 19th  Spring/Summer Rummage Sale

This week at Holy Trinity:

Sunday, April 22nd

  1. E. Rite II 10:00 am

Sunday School  10:00 am

Coffee Hour  11:00 am

Friday, April 27th

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!

Week of April 15, 2018

THE HERALD

The Weekly Newsletter of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

April 15, 2018 Third Sunday of Easter

Collect for Third Sunday of Easter:  O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.Amen.

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.

Sandwich Ministry Weekly Message:

(This message was included in each sandwich bag handed out on Friday, April 13th.)

When learning to swim, usually the first step is to learn to float.  In learning to float, you are learning to “trust the water”—in other words, you are learning to trust that the buoyancy of the water will hold you up.  If you begin trying to float on your own efforts, you will start sinking.   The same is true in our faith walk with God.  We need to stop trying to help ourselves to be a “good” person to get to Heaven and instead trust in Jesus and his word in the Bible to keep us in God’s will in our daily life. Just like floating, when we try to walk through our spiritual life on our own, without Jesus’ help, we sink.  Join us on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am at Holy Trinity for our weekly service.

“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”  Proverbs 3:5-6

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, April 16th is “Chief Black Hawk: Native American Indian”.  Anyone who would like to connect with others in a discussion group setting is invited.

Rummage Sale: On May 19thwe will hold a Sping/Summer themed Rummage Sale as a fundraiser for the church.  You may begin gathering and bringing donated items to the church.  All items should be in good, resalable condition.  NO CLOTHING except Children’s from infant to size 2-3.

We will be accepting all season knickknacks, kitchen items, children’s toys, games and children’s books (NO adult books).  We will also accept indoor and outdoor furniture but must check with a committee member first.  NO NON-WORKING ELECTRONICS — this includes the clock radio where the radio works but the clock doesn’t!  NO TV’s, NO COMPUTERS.  All items will be collected in the designated basement room.  Any questions, please contact Caren Puschak-Craft at scraft9@comcast.net or 610-584-4414.  Please have all items for the sale at the church by noon on Friday, May 18th.

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 atraymedlin1211@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 month at Franconi’s Restaurant in North Wales.  If you are interested in joining us or have questions, please contact JoAnn Ferrara at celestialpresents@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 April 15, 2018

Readers: Pat Brownback; Jack Croft

Text:  Acts 3:12-19; Psalm 4;

I John 3:1-7 and Luke 24:36b-48

Chalice Bearer:  Pat Brownback

Preacher:  Pat Brownback, Lay Preacher

Eucharist Celebrant:  The Rev. Flora Keshgegian

Greeter/Usher:  Lorraine Flagg

Nursery:  Madison Medlin

Counters: Jack Croft; 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, Jeannie, 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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 19th  Spring/Summer Rummage Sale

This week at Holy Trinity:

Sunday, April 15th

  1. E. Rite II 10:00 am

Sunday School  10:00 am

Coffee Hour  11:00 am

Friday, April 20th

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!