April 19, 2018

Stewardship

Stewardship Update

S- T- R- E- T-C- H Your Dollar!
Mark Your Calendar! Tuesday, May 1 is GiveNOLA Day and Trinity Church is a proud participant! Tell your friends, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and support Trinity Church on Tuesday, May 1. Bookmark our page: https://www.givenola.org/trinity-church. Giving runs midnight to midnight on May 1. We can’t wait to celebrate the difference your generosity will make!

On May 1 we have a fantastic opportunity to make all donations go even further through the Lagniappe Fund and potential prizes and awards.

If you plan to make a gift on GiveNOLA Day (May 1) and would like it applied to your pledge balance, or to a specific ministry, please contact Raina 504-670-2537 or roneil@trinitynola.com to ensure your record is noted.

 

 

Thank you to all who participated in the Spring Cleaning Day held last Sunday! 

 

This Week at Trinity

The United Thank Offering (UTO) is a ministry of The Episcopal Church to support innovative mission and ministry throughout the Church and Provinces of the Anglican Communion. UTO encourages people to give thanks to God for good things that happen and blessings given through the Blue Boxes or envelopes.

Godly Play, a Montessori approach to spiritual formation, is offered to children ages 3 years to 5th grade. Check-in is from 10:00 - 10:15 am in the school library. Classes begin promptly at 10:15 am. Children join their families for communion. To volunteer, email abond@trinitynola.com

Continuing Education for Eucharistic Visitors will include yearly licensing renewal on Sunday, April 22 at 12 noon in the Board Room. Contact Deacon Alyce at ajefferson@trinitynola.com.

TLF To-Go bags for sale! Help those in need by purchasing a TLF To-Go bag in Bishop Polk Hall on Sunday. Each bag consists of a bottle of water, vienna sausages, fruit cup, and granola bar, and only cost $2.00 per bag! Bags and donation envelopes may be found during the week in the closet next to the vesting room, across from Moore Library.

The Trinity Artist Series presents Tom Van der Geld, celebrated vibraphonist from Germany, with Sanford Hinderlie, pianist Sunday at 5:00 pm in the church.

Did you miss the Annual Meeting? Read the 2017 Annual Report here.

Out and About  - We have been invited to come for a tour of the newly renovated New Orleans Mission on Tuesday, April 24 at noon. We will see the new women’s facility and enjoy lunch with Executive Director, David Bottner, to see how the Mission is changing lives. Wear your comfortable shoes and meet at Trinity at 11:30 to carpool. Please let us know if you are coming by April 20. Space is limited! Contact Maria Elliott to sign up 670-2535 or melliott@trinitynola.com.

Mom’s Bible Study. Join us Wednesday mornings from 8:00 - 9:00 am in the Moore Library for connection and conversation. We are studying Beautiful Mess: Motherhood for Every Moment by Sherry Surratt & Tracey Eyster. You can purchase or download the book here: bit.ly/MBSBeautifulMess.

Please join us for the Trinity Men’s Bible Study on Wednesday mornings. Breakfast begins at 6:45 am in the Trinity Parish House with Bible Study from 7:15 - 8:00 am. The Reverend Andrew Thayer will lead, continuing with the Gospel According to Mark.

 

Trinity Treasures - For Confirmation and Mother’s Day! Trinity Treasures has a wonderful selection of leather Books of Common Prayer and Bibles which we can emboss for your confirmand. We have other lovely gifts for these special occasions such as delightful Spring and Summer jewelry, India Stewart Trinity crosses & her exquisite pins/pendants, and vibrantly-colored umbrellas. Come take a look! Hours: Sundays, 9 am-12:00 pm and Tuesday-Thursday, 10 am-4 pm.

 

  
 Thank you to all who participated in the Spring Cleaning Day held last Sunday!

Events and Announcements  

Eucharistic Visitors - We welcome you to join a Eucharistic Visitor on a home communion visit and share in our ministry of presence, healing and hope. We offer a listening ear and a compassionate heart. Prayers are lifted up for the patient, their family and friends, as well as for ourselves. Have any questions, or want to arrange a home visit for a loved one, or join the ministry of companion visiting, contact Deacon Alyce at ajefferson@trinitynola.com.

Confirmation Service - Bishop’s Annual Visit On Sunday, May 13, the Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson will be joining us for his annual visit. It is a time that he performs Baptisms and Confirmations, and receives members into the Episcopal Church during the 10:30 am service. There will be a reception following the service.

In our Baptismal Covenant, we promise to “seek and serve all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves” and to “strive for justice and peace among all people and respect the dignity of every human being.” These vows were incorporated into Trinity’s Undoing Racism Principles when the Vestry approved the latter as an amendment to our church’s bylaws. Thus, after more than thirty years of work by dedicated parishioners, it officially became part of Trinity’s culture to work towards becoming an antiracist church. Holding workshops led by the People’s Institute has been one of strategies adopted to achieve this goal. The past two have been organized in collaboration with a church in the 9th Ward and both have been spiritually based and consequently, powerful and deeply moving. We have a workshop planned for May 10-11-12, to be held at Trinity, and we invite you to join us. Workshop hours: Thursday, May 10 - 6-8 pm; Friday, May 11 - 8:30-4:30 and Saturday, May 12 - 8:30-4:30. Please contact Cathy Posey at cathyposey@hotmail.com or 376-5284 or any one of the Community Ministry Committee members listed below.

Cathy Posey cathyposey@hotmail.com 376-5284

Alvin Edinburgh, Perry Perkins Honorary
Don Erwin, Diane Plauche, Nell Bolton, Catherine Freeman, Rob Steinfeld, King Logan, Elaine Haney, Paula Zeanah, Chris Martin, Jerry Meunier

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