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Trinity Times

November 21, 2019

Calls to Action

Trinity Hot Lunch Volunteers Needed Sunday – Nov. 24
If you can help out at Hot Lunch this Sunday, Nov 24, please sign up at the back of the church. Volunteers help serve our meal and clean. If you are available, please meet in the South Parish Hall at 1:30 PM. You can expect to leave at 3 PM.  If you have any questions, please speak to Deacon Harry.  Thanks! 

Old Bonhomme School Giving Assembly Needs You!

Next week on Tuesday, November 26, the food ministry needs your help to receive and sort and put away the over 2000 items of canned and packaged food we expect to get from the kids and staff of Old Bonhomme School. It is always fun and rewarding! Volunteers are needed in the S. Parish Hall starting at 11:30 and we usually finish by 3. Please let Adrienne know if you can help out - or 314-805-8254 - and bring your pocket knife or box cutter!

The Rev. Rebecca Ragland will Preach

and Preside this Sunday

Fr. Jon and Rev. Rebecca are swapping pulpits this Sunday. Rebecca will be at Trinity, and Jon will be at St. Paul's.

Story: Exile and Return

Story Teller: Michael Shepley

Door Person: Jan Parker

Yoga Leader: Jake DeNap

Activities: Barb Holmes

Childcare: Katie Wolf

9:30 a.m. Adult Bible Study this Sunday

We will conclude our study of I Timothy this Sunday with the last chapter of the Epistle. Breakfast will be available.

Eastern Spirituality Meets Western

Spirituality Class Canceled

Fr. Michael from St. Nicholas' Greek Orthodox Church had to cancel his presentation due to a family emergency. So our east meets west spirituality class is canceled for both Nov the 26th and Dec the 3rd.

New Art Exhibit

The newest exhibit in the Parish Gallery (the north parish hall) is by J.B. Nearsy Wright, and is titled “Paths to the Kingdom."  It’s a powerful show on the theme of the journey to the afterlife.    There will also be a closing reception on Friday, December 13, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Serving this Sunday
November 24, 2019


The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

8:00 a.m.
Chalice: Carter Whitson
Usher: Tom Kirk

10:30 a.m.
Chalice 1: Barbara Uhlemann
Chalice 2: Willie Meadows
Thurifer: Karin Layher
Crucifer: Faith Sandler
Torches: Zoe Goffe, Riley Luebbers
Reader 1: Bill Mayhan
Reader 2: Mike Pilato 
Intercessor: Dave Rueschhoff
Eucharistic Visitors: Brian Alms, Darrell Berg
Healing Minister: Mary Seager
Ushers: John Carroll, Lisa Carpenter
Greeter: Lisa Johnson
Sacristans: Jim Andris, Steven Forsyth
Flowers: Jan Parker
Coffee Hour: Gloria Winston
Offering Counters: Lisa Carpenter, Hal Morgan
Hot Lunch Provider: Trinity Church
Hot Lunch Innkeeper: Allison Imbriglia    

New Sound System at Trinity

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, Trinity now has a new sound system. Not only does the new system provide a cleaner, crisper, and more even sound, it also comes complete with assisted listening devices. If you would like to use one of our assisted listening devices, please talk to an usher at the beginning of the service. Again, thanks to the anonymous donors for this generous gift that makes Trinity a more accessible community.


2020 Pledge Drive

If you've not yet turned in your pledge for 2020, please do so as soon as possible, so we can begin to plan next year's budget. If you've already pledged, thank you!

Thanksgiving Eve Service and Pie Social

Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at 6 p.m. this Wednesday, November 27, followed by a Pie Social at 7:00 p.m.

Nov Holy Day Mass Schedule

St. Andrew, Saturday Nov 30th @ 5:00 PM

TFM Greeting Cards for Sale this Sunday and during Advent

Beginning this coming Sunday and throughout Advent we’ll have greeting cards available to benefit the Trinity Food Ministry. Some of them are clearly Christmas-y and others are non-specific and make lovely notecards or gifts to recipients who write notes. Contact Adrienne at 314-805-8254 or  about these and/or bring your checkbook or cash to church. 

Food Ministry News

This upcoming week holds some good things! Tuesday is the Great Ingathering of Food from the Old Bonhomme School. What a gift these young people are to this Pantry! We are indeed thankful!

And speaking of Thanksgiving, we have much to be thankful for this year. On Thursday, November 28 at 2 p.m., we will celebrate that Thanksgiving by joining in a Community Gratitude meal. All are welcome!

Pantry will be closed November 26 – 28. However, it is a good time to stock up on all those things we ask for each week!

New socks, hoodies, t-shirts, hand warmers, rain ponchos.

Praise God from whom all blessings flow!
Happy Thanksgiving, y’all!

Art Field Trip to MOCRA

The Arts Committee is coordinating an art field trip after church on Sunday, December 8.  We will be meeting in the back of the church after coffee hour and carpooling to the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art on the St. Louis University campus.  From 1:00 to 1:30, Terrence Dempsey, S.J., the outgoing director of the museum, will be giving a tour highlighting select works in the exhibit Gratitude.  He will share his personal stories about the artworks and artists, as well as behind-the-scenes insights into MOCRA.   Please join us if you are able.  Email if you have any questions.

Invite a Friend to The Table at Trinity!

Come to The Table and bring a friend. The Table at Trinity is our new Saturday night service at 5pm. To introduce the new service and help it grow, we ask each of you to attend on a Saturday night and bring a friend who might enjoy this service. The Table is a welcoming, inclusive and informal worship service for those seeking connection and meaning. Thank you in advance for helping to spread the word about The Table at Trinity!

We keep in our prayers those who are ill or in need

The Rev. David K. Fly

Rebekka Hughes

Dorothy Becvar

Barbara Bradshaw

Charlene Wright
Frank Schottler
Martha Ficklen
Stephen Nichols
Bruce Baldwin
Betsey Gardner
Jeff Farris

Friends and Relatives:

Carla S., friend of Mary Taylor, upcoming surgery

Jill Healey and her family, Leila Daughaday's niece.

Rick and Robin, Helen Hendry's sons

Rachel, Helen Hendry's granddaughter Allison's partner.

James Berg, Darrell Berg’s son, atrial fibrillation, overactive thyroid, and ankylosing spondylitis.
William Boothby, friend of Darrell Berg.

Sue, friend of Jeff Wunrow, cancer.

Finlay Nayler, Mary Patton's grandson, diagnosed with cancer.

Pat R., friend of Cathy Tierney, bladder cancer.

Brittany, Carmen, Jennifer, Darolyn, Elizabeth, Katherine, Mecca and the women of the county jail meditation fellowship, friends of Mary Taylor

Birthdays: George Friesen, Ida McCall, Joyce LaFontain, Karen Roth, Carter Whitson, Betsy Kirchoff

For the Clergy of the Diocese: The Rev. David. K. Fly, The Rev. Dawn-Victoria Mitchell, the Rev. Teresa Danieley, the Rev. Jan O'Neil

Serving in the Military: Maj. John Worland, serving at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama

Lectionary Readings

for This Sunday

Jeremiah 23:1-6
Canticle 16
Colossians 1:11-20
Luke 23:33-43


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