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Trinity Episcopal Church Trinity Episcopal Church
an inclusive community of faith, strengthened We are .by . .joyful hearts and engaged minds. an inclusive community of faith, We are . . . June 17, 2010

! strengthened by joyful hearts What’s Happening At Trinity— and engaged minds. May 3, 2013

Upcoming Events: Search Process Sunday, May 5, 9:45 School As we continue our search for a.m.— a new Sunday vicar, the Bishop’s Committee met to prepare the data input which will be used in the computer match process. We had a good working session and our results were forwarded to Sunday, May 5, 10:00 a.m.—Holy Eucharist Canon Dan Smith. We are making good progress! We now have a completed parish profile and a completed Church Deployment Profile. Canon Smith hopes to have names of possible candidates for the Bishop’s Sunday, May 5, 5:00 p.m.— Canterbury Club Committee to consider by the end of July. Thank you for continuing to use the prayer card with the prayer from the Tuesday, Book of Common Prayer to help guide us through Extras May 7, 1:30 p.m.— Noonday Prayer and this Textsearch Study time. at Twin Pinesare still available in the basket at the back of the church. Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 a.m.—Morning Prayer Sunday, MayMonth 12, 9:45 a.m.— Sunday School First Sunday of the Plate Collection The first Sunday charitable plate collection for July will be donated to a yet unnamed charity. You have an Sunday, May 12, 10:00 a.m.— Holy Eucharist opportunity to help select the recipient! Be thinking about what worthy organization you would like to support and place the name of that organization on a slip of paper in the plate along with your donation this Sunday, July 4. Let’s see who the lucky winner is!
The church office will be closed from May 6 to May 13 while Johnnette+ attends a congregational development conference. If you have a pastoral emergency, please contact the Rev. Carrol Davenport.

Dear Friends,

As you may know, the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis is currently hosting an exhibition entitled "Vatican Splendor: A Journey through Faith and Art" which includes artwork, liturgical vestments & other material, as well as other items, all for on our loan from the Formation Vatican in session Rome. For more see soon.) We'll be studying Please join us next Adult (start dateinformation to be announced . Love Songs and Reproaches: Passionate Conversations with God, a book of poetry by biblical scholar An informal group from Trinity-Kirksville will be visiting the exhibition on Saturday, July 17. The general plan is to move the sessions to a different time and would like your input on that time. Please email Johnnette+ to meet up at History Museum inifSt. Louis, thatabout exhibition, and have a meal together. Since if youthe areMissouri interested, and particularly you have see feelings the time. they recommend that tickets be reserved in advance, it would help to have a count of how many would like to go. So, if you are interested in going with the group, would you please reply to Julia by e-mail no later than Remember to bring Blue the UTO Sunday . This Friday, July 2 at ? Of your course, if Box you for decide later spring you'd in-gathering like to join, Ithis believe individual is the focusbe of bought our Outreach efforts for May. The collection supports the United tickets are available as well and could at a later date.
whole church. Through Offering, men, women, and children nurture Tickets are $19.50 for adults, $17.00 for seniors or United collegeThank students with college ID, and $13 for children 6the habit of giving daily thanks to God. These prayers of thanksgiving start when we 12 years of age. (We may be able to receive a $2/ticket discount as a church group, but I need to find out recognize and name our many daily blessings. whether that discount is extended to non-Catholic parishes). Thank Offering (UTO), a ministry of the Episcopal Church for the mission of the and poet L. William Countryman. We'll do an introduction and likely five weeks following. We'd like

Did you lose an earring? Please contact Johnnette+ and describe it if you think it’s yours.

Hope you can join! Julia & Pete
Food Depot Wish List, from Kirsty and Stephanie: This week the Food Depot still needs Spaghetti Sauce, Canned Fruit, Canned Vegetables, and Cereal. Let’s keep up the good work in continuing to feed Kirksville’s hungry!

See you Sunday! Peter E. ! Van Horne

We are still looking for someone (or more than one someone) to take over creating the worship bulletins we use at Trinity. Worship is the core of our shared life together; do you feel called to enter more deeply into this silent, but key ministry? Please contact either Kirsty or Johnnette+ if interested. Episcopal News Service stories this week include a recent conference where the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the Church of Sweden agreed to advocate for climatechange action. Another story this week is the story of a church once founded as a mission, that grew into a free-standing parish, that had to learn how to be a mission again and is finding rebirth in a new sense of mission!

In your prayer time next week, please remember: In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Newcastle (England), and Francis, their Bishop In our companion Diocese of Lui: Mission partners in Blackmore Vale Deanery, U.K., and the Diocese of Lund, Sweden In the Diocese of Missouri: Christ Church, Rolla (1877), and Aune, their rector Worldwide: The people of China, Syria, Burma, India, North Korea, Sudan, South Sudan, all those affected by the bombing at the Boston Marathon and the plant explosion in Texas. In our congregation and extended parish family: We pray for the success of our building campaign; We pray for Tara (Karen); Eunice (Wynne); Linsey & her son Brendon (Talie); Uarda, Mary Ann (Karen); Tenia (Cherie); Timothy (Erica); Marsha and Kirsten (Erica’s mother and sister); Kim (Jessie); Betty (Sally’s mother); David, Chuck (Joanne); Karen (Johnnette); Howard; Jean; Joanne; Patricia; Lola, the repose of the soul of Bill (Julia and Pete); the repose of the soul of Daniella (Diane); and the repose of the soul of Robert Eugene.

Deadline for submission of items in next week’s news is 12:00 noon, Thursday, May 9. Please send items to Maria at