June 14, 2018



Summer is often a busy time with many people on the go! Please remember that you don’t have to be “in church” to give. Trinity offers fast and easy ways to give including:

-our QR code:

-text-to-give (text any amount to 504-217-2015)

-online giving through our website (trinitynola.com/donatenow)

-recurring giving using a debit/credit card or bank draft. Enrollment is quick and easy using this form https://tinyurl.com/y9acptc2

As always, thank you! And blessings to you for a wonderful summer!


Women of Trinity Church Board

This Week at Trinity

Whitney Plantation is presenting a talk Friday, June 15 on Louisiana: From Slavery to Jim Crow with speakers Dr. Raphael Cassimere, Professor Emeritus at UNO and Dr. Ibrahima Seck, Director of Research at Whitney Plantation. The presentation will be held at Loyola University, 332 Bobet Hall from 6-8 pm and admission is free.  John Cummings, owner of Whitney, has hosted Trinity Vestry and members of the Community Ministry Committee for tours at the plantation and plans are in the works for future visits. Please join the Trinity contingent Friday night to learn about this powerfully moving piece of our history.

Finance Forum - June 17 - Members of Trinity’s Vestry and Finance and Endowment Committees will review Church finances and answer questions you may have about Trinity’s budget, expenses and sources of revenue, including the endowments, at three sessions on Sunday, June 17 following the 8:00 am, 10:30 am and 6:00 pm worship services. Please join us! All sessions will be in the Chapel.

Godly Play Summer Sunday community class continues throughout the summer at 10:15 am in the library. All are welcome. Parents encouraged to sign up to help with the class: http://bit.ly/GodlyPlaySummerSundays

The Trinity Artist Series presents Astralis Duo, vocal-piano ensemble with Stephanie Aston, soprano and Katalin Lukacs, pianist today at 5:00 pm in the church.



Trinity Treasures  has large pink “sprinkled” donut and watermelon pool floats to add to your children’s - and your - summer fun and attempts to stay cool in the heat. We also have a beautiful selection of non-tarnishing and well-priced silver frames to display your special photos. Summer Hours: Thursdays, 10:00 -2:00 pm and Sundays, 9:00 am -12:00 pm or when Tina is at her desk in the reception area of the undercroft. Have a safe and happy summer!

Would you like to give back to Trinity and honor a loved one at the same time? Please consider sponsoring the flowers on the altar in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a birthday or anniversary. Contact Joey Brown at joey@awb3.com for more information.



Events and Announcements  

Join Ivan Griffin, a friend of Trinity, at his CD release party for Finding My Way Back To Me on Friday, June 22 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at The Marigny Opera House.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2108113176136436/?active_tab=about

Feeding the Multitudes! Have you ever thought about how Trinity Loaves & Fishes operates? Do you have a desire to help those less fortunate than yourself? Please join us on Sunday, June 24 immediately following the 10:30 service in the Parish House to learn about TLF’s new vision and ways you can volunteer. Light lunch to be served. Questions or RSVP to Will Smith: smithwt0@gmail.com.

A morning at the Ogden Museum beginning with “The Whole Drum Will Sound” and exhibit that celebrates strong female voices in abstract art in the American South with docent,Vicki Moran. Thursday, July 12, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm followed by lunch at the American Sector. Museum free to locals and lunch Dutch treat. Please respond by July 6 to melliott@trinitynola.com or 670-2535. 

Vacation Bible School for kids age 4 years to rising 5th grade is August 6-10, from 9-Noon with aftercare until 1pm. Cost is $40 for the first camper, $20 for each camper thereafter and $10 per Youth Volunteer. This is a volunteer-run program and parent participation is strongly encouraged. Register campers and youth counselors here: http://bit.ly/TrinityVBS18 


Young people interested in acolyting should email Ashley at abond@trintiynola.com. We are organizing some training events in the coming months with Rev. Jane-Allison Wiggin-Nettles!


Trinity will continue to offer Education for Ministry (EfM) this fall. EfM is a unique four-year distance learning certificate program in theological education based upon small-group study and practice and classes are available on Monday morning or Monday evening. Please contact Maria 504-670-2535 melliott@trinitynola.com if you would like more information.


Kairos Outside Prison Ministry offers a comfortable, non-judging retreat for women to support each other as they journey through the incarceration of a friend or relative. The Kairos Outside Weekend is a 2 ½ day program based on a series of talks by volunteers designed to address the pain of enduring separation from the one inside and the judgment of others from their community. Guests hear the talks in small family groups. The program is interspersed with music, prayer, and fun activities. For more information about Kairos, contact Deacon Alyce at ajefferson@trinitynola.com. Trainings are July 8 and 21, August 18 and 25. Contact the lay leader of East Louisiana Kairos Outside, Kurtil Bell at 601-384-6231 for an application to serve September 14-16.


Trinity Rummage - The rummage room is collecting donations for the fall sale. If you, your friend or next door neighbor is in the process of summer cleaning, please remember us. New dropoff location - Please bring your donation to the loading dock located on Josephine Street near the corner of Coliseum. Call the front desk at 522-0276 during office hours Monday - Thursday to have someone meet you upon arrival to open the gate. Your tax credit forms are at the front desk. Thank you very much!



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