Week of 8/11/2019

2019 DOK Retreat

Today (Sunday) at Trinity Church

8:00 a.m. Rite One Eucharist, Church / Nave
10:00 a.m. Baptism - Carter Rocks, Bo Anthony Benson, Nora Rose Masciarelli, Church / Nave
10:00 a.m. Rite Two Eucharist, Church / Nave
12:00 a.m. AA (extended until 3 pm), Parish Hall


Today's altar flowers are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of Sharon Hofknecht by her husband, Allen Hofknecht.

This week at Trinity Church

MONDAY 08-12-2019
7:30 p.m. Boy Scouts, Parish Hall

TUESDAY 08-13-2019
10:00 a.m. Canon Rep Meeting, Office

WEDNESDAY 08-14-2019
10:00 a.m. Healing Eucharist, Chapel

THURSDAY 08-15-2019
6:30 p.m. Weekday Word & Eucharist, Chapel

FRIDAY 08-16-2019

SATURDAY 08-17-2019
10:00 a.m. Elaine Wintermute Memorial Service, Chapel
6:30 p.m. AA Meeting, Parish Hall

Also at Trinity Church

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Announcements & Coming Events

Pledge Statements are available on line. Simply go to the site map and click on "statements." Enter your last name, envelope number, and the password, which is "trinity". Statements are delivered online for Q1 to Q3. The full year paper statements are mailed out in January of the following year. If you need help, simply call the office 215-646-0416 X2

Trinity's 15th Annual Women’s Retreat is now full. Thank you for your interest. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Becky Curlett or sign-up on narthex board.

The Grounds at Trinity are in need of your loving attention. Join Connie Stephens each Monday morning at 8:30 am for two hours. Please bring gardening tools and gloves! Questions? 215-237-1145 or

Summer Reading for Trinity Church As Trinity prepares for the transition with a new rector, you are invited to read Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's book - The Power of Love: Sermons, Reflections, and Wisdom to Uplift & Inspire. If you've borrowed a copy of the book be sure to return it to the table in the narthex as soon as you are done so we can share.

In September, conversations will be scheduled for us to discuss how this book guides us to follow our Diocesan Bishop Gutierrez's charge to us to "Know Jesus. Change the World."

Questions? Ask Mary ( Copies are available to borrow and share. Also available at -

Backpack Festival Donations Update Thank you to all who have generously donated to Grace Church and The Incarnations Backpack Festival. Our deadline for all donations is Sunday, August 18.

Supplies Needed: Backpacks, Composition Books, Pencils, Pens, 2 Pocket Folders, Glue Sticks, Erasers,Hand sanitizer (larger, not individual size), Boxes of Tissues, Wide Ruled,Loose leaf paper, Big Kid and Little Kid Crayons, Markers, Colored pencils, Dry erase markers and erasers, Dividers,Binders, Pencil box/pencil case, Scissors, Large book socks/book covers, White copy paper, Highlighters. Thank you!

Pondering Possibilities August 24, 25 and 28 You are invited to participate in an intentional conversation that will include an assessment of the many assets of Trinity Church, pondering our creativity for ministry as well as identifying your gifts in preparation for the transition of welcoming a new rector. Dates for these conversations are: Saturday, August 24 from 9:00 - 11:45 AM; Sunday, August 25 from 3:00 - 5:45 PM; Wednesday, August 28 from 6:00 - 8:45 PM. Sign-up sheets are on the bulletin board in the narthex. Questions - ask Mary -

Fair Districts PA On Thursday, August 29th, Rich Rafferty of Fair Districts PA will discuss why citizens of Pennsylvania should be concerned about the drawing of PA voting districts (‘redistricting’) which will follow the 2020 census. Many citizens believe that the process that will be used to create districts and the districts themselves will be unfair. Fair Districts PA is a nonprofit organization created to promote a fair, transparent, and impartial process for drawing new voting districts. The meeting will take place at 7 PM in the Parish Hall. For more information, contact Ward Hickman (267-625-9555;

Fall Chimes Newsletter Submission Deadline is Sunday, August 18. Announcements, Updates, Articles, photos, artwork are all welcome! Please submit directly to Kristin Woods at

Hospitality Sign-up for September and October is now hanging in the narthex. Please consider filling a slot: it's easy, just provide some goodies and organize the table with the necessary supplies. No experience or ongoing commitment required.

Trinity is Partnering with Upper Dublin MS H.O.S.T. (Helping Our Students Together) Program. Through monetary, food and resource donations, the H.O.S.T will provide food packs filled with non-perishable breakfast, lunch, snack and beverage items to school children, and their siblings who face food insecurity. Non-perishable food items will be collected in narthex closer to September. See list on narthex board. If you have any questions regarding this program or how you can help, please contact Pam Olshefski ( or 215-628-4364).

Trinity Recycles

Please leave any paper on the round usher’s table in the narthex.

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The Vestry of Trinity Church  

Robin Chambers-Dixon
Rector's Warden
Human Resources
Dennis Reid Sr.
Accounting Warden
Finance Committee
Kathy Guerin
Joseph Detato
Jen Prater
Dan Citrone
Jocelyn Tenney
Clerk of the Vestry
Mary Deviso
Mission and Outreach
Bill Davis
Liz Wendt
Connie Stephens
Ellen McCaffrey
Mission and Outreach


The Staff of Trinity Church

The Rev. Mary McCullough
215-646-0416 Opt #4
John Dziel
Financial & IT Administrator
215-646-0416 Opt #2
Karen Richter
Office Administrator
215-646-0416 Opt #1
Kristin Woods
215-646-0416 Opt #5
Frank Van Atta
Director of Music

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