September 20, 2018 


Saints Tailgate pictures can be found on our Facebook page (click here)


This Week at Trinity

Rector’s Forum, Sundays, September 23 and 30 at 9:15 am in Bishop Polk Hall. The Rev. Andy Thayer would love to hear from you about what you would like to see offered for Sunday formation. Join us as we plan the next year!

Hurricane Florence Relief - Please give today to the Episcopal Relief and Development Hurricane Relief Fund and help our partners and dioceses reach vulnerable communities devastated by Hurricane Florence and other ravaging storms. As they continue to assess ongoing needs in impacted areas, your urgent gift will enable them to respond now — and in the long run to aid in recovery. To donate and read the latest updates, visit

The Trinity Artist Series presents Mike Harvey’s Hot Club, violin and guitar Duo, (formerly The Courtyard Kings) featuring New Orleans Gypsy Jazz Sunday at 5:00 pm in the church.  



Trinity Treasures has a special door hanger that can do double duty for at least the next month. Come see our welcoming black and gold witch’s hat. It’s about 28”x26”, perfect for letting everyone know you still think there’s hope for the Saints’ defense! Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 10:00 -4:00 pm and Sundays, 9:00 am -12:00. Trinity Treasures can also be opened when Tina Grant is at her desk in the reception area of the undercroft.

Please remember Trinity is a smoke-free campus. Please refrain from smoking on campus.

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 for more information. 


Trinity Youth Calendars


Events and Announcements  

Workshop: Wondering how to make the most of your charitable giving in the wake of tax reform? Learn More About Donor Advised Funds at a Lunch & Learn! September 27, 2018 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Parish House, Trinity Church. Join us on Thursday, September 27 at 12:00 pm for lunch and good company while learning more about the tax benefits of a donor advised fund. We will have a discussion led by Andrew “Andy” Kopplin, president and CEO of the Greater New Orleans Foundation. RSVP to Raina O’Neil by September 20 or (504) 670-2537.

Trinity School has Chapel Monday - Friday at 8:10 am in the Church. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Walking the Mourner’s Path workshop has moved to Lambeth House and will begin Wednesday, September 26 – November 14 – 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Lambeth House, 150 Broadway Street. Contact Melissa Fanning 727-278-3005 if you are interested in joining the group.

September 28 Grateful Bakers Meeting at 4131 Fountainbleau Drive from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Mother Jane-Allison hosting. Dinner provided. Reminder that youth must attend at least 3 planning meetings before the November 16-17 Bake In.

Cyber Seniors on Social Media Sunday September 30. Contact Mother Jane-Allison at to volunteer.

Rummage Sale! Come and Shop With Us! Clothes, Jewelry, Household, Electronics, and More. 

Thursday, October 4 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday, October 5 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday, October 6 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
(15 items of clothing for $5.00 - Saturday only)
(A box of books for $3.00 – Saturday only)

Blessing of the Animals will take place on Saturday, October 13 at 9:00 am in the circle drive.

Light the Night - National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day will take place at Trinity Church on October 15 at 6:30 pm. Prayers to remember, let light shine. Reception to follow, Questions: contact Ashley Eastham

Embracing Our History
On Friday October 19, those interested will visit St. Joseph Plantation in Vacherie, LA. The Mourning Tour offers fascinating insights into Creole customs and superstitions surrounding death. Leave Trinity by Bus at 9:00 am and return by 3:30 pm. The cost is $50 and includes tour, lunch and transportation. We must have your reservation and check by October 7th made out to Trinity Episcopal Church. Call Maria Elliott with
questions 670-2535.

On Sunday October 28, those interested will visit the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, LA. In 2014, the Whitney Plantation opened its doors as the only plantation museum in Louisiana from the perspective of a slave. Leave Trinty at 8:00 am. for a church service in the Plantation chapel at 9:30 am. Tour will take place at 10:30 am with lunch on the Plantation grounds at 12:30. We will return by 3:30 pm. The cost is $50 and includes, tour, lunch and transportation. Reservation needed by October 14. Questions call the Rev. John Pitzer at 670-2527.

The Women of Trinity Church (WOTC) would like to remind you to send in your orange Community Sign Up sheets if you have not yet done so. There are many opportunities to join the many ministries of the church, and we would love to have you! Copies are available on the table in the Undercroft.

Court Appointed Special Advocate - CASA’s mission is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect through volunteers advocating for safe, nurturing, and permanent homes for foster children in our community. The next training begins on October 4.For an orientation to the program in Jefferson Parish, contact Margaret Ether at (504) 533-8757 or Questions? Contact Deacon Alyce at

One of the deeply probing questions St. Paul asked of himself was, “why do I do what I do?” The Enneagram system offers “nine mirrors for self-reflection” that enable us to deepen our understanding of ourselves and others, leading to more compassionate living. Certified Enneagram Teacher, Sandra Smith will be at Trinity to lead a Nine-Panels Workshop on January 11,12 and a Sub-types Workshop on January 13th. For more information go to or call Maria Elliott 670-2535.





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