Week of 12/10/2017

2017 Advent Devotionals

Trinity Conservation Efforts

Our Worship Services
All children of God are invited and encouraged to receive Holy Communion.

Sunday8:00 a.m.Holy Eucharist Rite ISpoken Service
Sunday9:45 a.m.Church School Pre-K - High School
Sunday10:00 a.m.Holy Eucharist Rite IISpoken Service with Music
Wednesday10:00 a.m.Healing EucharistHoly Family Chapel
Thursday6:30 p.m.Healing EucharistHoly Cross Chapel
Saturday5:00 p.m'Come As You Are' ServiceHoly Cross Chapel (with music)

Lectionary Page (Sunday / Daily Readings)

Wireless hearing devices and large print prayer books are available for services. The ushers can direct you if you need help locating anything. The Sylvan Handley Memorial Fund was established by his family in his honor. Contributions to that fund are intended for major repairs and improvements to the church property. In addition, or as an alternative to altar flowers, it is appropriate to remember or honor loved ones by contributing to that fund. It is also an appropriate alternative for funeral flowers at the death of a loved one.

Sundays at Trinity Church

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Child Care for children under age 4 is available at 9:30 a.m. through the end of Christian Formation. Kids may be brought into church for communion by their parents, but if they stay in the Nursery the sacrament will be brought to them.

Church School is seasonal and runs from early September to early June. When in session, the schedule is as follows:

Church School and Christian Formation

Christian Formation


Meeting Place

Brief Description


9:45 a.m


Nursery Care Child care for children under age 4 is available in the nursery beginning at 9:45 a.m. Children may be brought into the church for communion by their parents, but if they stay in the nursery the sacrament will brought to them there.

Children's Chapel

9:45 AM

Christian Formation Wing (Basement)

All children come together in the Children's Chapel located downstairs in our Children's Formation wing at 9:45 a.m. for a gathering song and a prayer. All will proceed to their classrooms at 10 a.m. All children and youth will rejoin their parents in the church at the exchange of the peace.

Godly Play

10:00 AM

Christian Formation Wing (Basement)

Godly Play is a creative, imaginative approach to Christian formation and spiritual guidance for children. The Montessori-based curriculum values process, openness, discovery, community and relationships through stories and response time - deepening their understanding and knowledge of God. Godly Play I is for children age 4 through Kindergarten. Godly Play II is for students in grades 1 and 2.

Faith Foundations

10:00 AM

Christian Formation Wing (Basement)

Faith Foundations is a lectionary-based program building bridges between church and life for students in grades 3, 4 and 5.

Living Compass

10:00 AM

Christian Formation Wing (Basement)

Living Compass invites students to think about their life holistically, as they begin to tie their health and wellness to their faith, using faith as a living compass, which guides their daily decisions, in heart, soul, strength and mind - all of it. Living Compass is for students in grades 6 and up.

Office Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-3:30 9-3:30 9-3:30 9-3:30 9-3:30

You may direct dial our office staff. Here are the options:

  • Push 1 for the Office Administrator

  • Push 2 for Finance

  • Push 3 for Fr. Dave

  • Push 4 for Rev. Mary

  • Push 5 for Education

  • Push 6 for the Music Department

Today (Sunday) at Trinity Church

8:00 a.m. Rite One Eucharist, Church / Nave
9:45 a.m. Children's Chapel, Basement
9:45 a.m. Nursery
10:00 a.m. Church School, Basement
10:00 a.m. Rite Two Eucharist, Church / Nave
11:15 a.m. Youth Choir Rehearsal, Church / Nave
11:30 a.m. Pageant Rehearsal (SC I - VI), Church / Nave
11:30 a.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal, Church / Nave
1:00 p.m. AA, Parish Hall
2:00 p.m. Jan's Cooking (tentaive), Kitchen
6:00 p.m. Youth Group - Outreach Project/Fun and Games/Food, Parish Hall


This Sunday's altar flowers are given to the glory of God in loving memory of Maurice F. Buckner by Leigh and Joe DeTato.

YOUTH group tonight!! 6-8 P.M. preparing and packaging meals for people in need plus fun and games and supper for all!!

This week at Trinity Church

MONDAY 12-11-2017
7:30 p.m. Boy Scouts, Parish Hall

TUESDAY 12-12-2017
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer, Chapel
9:00 a.m.
Pro-Tech Maintenance
6:00 p.m. O.A., Library

WEDNESDAY 12-13-2017
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer, Chapel
10:00 a.m. Healing Eucharist, Chapel
7:00 p.m. NA, Parish Hall

THURSDAY 12-14-2017
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer, Chapel
9:00 a.m. EfM Group, Rectory
6:30 p.m. Healing Eucharist, Chapel
7:00 p.m. SA, Basement
Piano Tuning, Church / Nave

FRIDAY 12-15-2017

SATURDAY 12-16-2017
9:00 a.m. Pageant Dress/Technical Rehearsal (9 am - 12 Noon), Church / Nave
2:00 p.m. Czech Comenium Holiday Show, Parish Hall
5:00 p.m. Come As You Are Eucharist, Chapel
6:30 p.m. AA Meeting, Parish Hall

Also at Trinity Church

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Announcements & Coming Events

The Longest Night Service Thursday December 21 at 6:30 p.m. This liturgy acknowledges and prays for the loss and sadness that is for many people often part of the holiday season.

YOUTH GROUP SUNDAY DECEMBER 17: CHRISTMAS PARTY AT ST. MATT'S Please bring a wrapped polyanna gift, no more than $10 We're gonna build gingerbread houses, have a fabulous supper of baked potato ba rand other great holiday fun experiences.

Advent IV (Christmas Eve Morning) Quiet Rite I Eucharist in the Parish Hall

CHRISTMAS EVE Children's Service 4 p.m.

Christmas Eve Liturgy with Carols 7 p.m.

The Feast of the Nativity of our Lord 11 p.m. Christmas Eve

Christmas Day Holy Communion with Carols 10 a.m. in the church

Mwamba Ministries Mwamba is Swahili for "rock". Mwamaba Ministries is a partnership with the Anglican Church of Kenya that provides high school scholarships, mentoring for poor children, seminarian scholarships, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities for women, as well as advocating against early marriages and female genital mutilation. Mwamba offers educational scholarships to needy girls (75%) and boys (25%) of high school age. It costs $445 per year per student . The money takes care of cost for room, board, books and annual retreat. The scholarship is awarded to children from extremely poor families. 75% of the scholarships are awarded to the girl child mainly because the girl child is usually given second priority in an African family. Trinityís goal this year is to sponsor 12 students. Please help us in that goal by sponsoring a student or a portion of a studentís tuition, using this form. Checks should be made out to Mwamba. Envelopes and forms are by the tree in the narthex. THANK YOU.

Shop Christmas is coming so, shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at For every purchase you make, Amazon donates a small portion to Trinity Episcopal Church.

Remember, you do not need a new account! Everything from your old account will still be there when you use this link.

Christmas Table continues through December 17th. Contact Lee Militello for any questions about donations or sales (215-704-9534).

Christmas with St. Francis Pageant Rehearsal We will be running scenes I Ė III and blocking scenes IV-VI (speaking roles only) beginning at 11:30 in the Sanctuary. Costume fittings begin at 11:30 in the hallway outside Mary's office. The final dress/tech rehearsal will take place, Saturday, December 16. The performance will take place during the 10 o'clock service on Sunday, December 17. Questions? Please see Kristin Woods! 215.317.1244

Christmas Concert Also occurring on December 17 at 4:00 p.m., Steve Schreiber and musical friends will present a concert of Christmas selections. It will be a lovely musical moment so, plan to join Steve as Christmas draws near!

Road Trip To Sight and Sound and SHADY MAPLE Saturday, April 21, 2018. We'll leave Trinity at 7:30 AM and travel to Shady Maple Smorgasbord for an all you can eat breakfast, then on to Sight & Sound Theater for their newest show, "JESUS" Cost per adult is $120, child $72 includes bus, breakfast, show ticket & snacks. Checks payable Trinity Episcopal Church and should be mailed to Jane Frassenei, 24139 Shannondell Drive, Audubon, PA 19403. Deadline 1/12/18. Limited to 40 participants. Consider giving this trip as a gift to the special people on your Christmas list.

Trinity Recycles

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Supporting Godís Kingdom

October 2017

Income: $25,151
Expenses: $39,382

Last Week's Attendance  -  162

The Vestry of Trinity Church


Robin Chambers-Dixon
Rector's Warden
Human Resources
Dennis Reid Sr.
Accounting Warden
Finance Committee
Jill Marsceill
New Members
Martha Arnold
Planned Giving
Ben Powley
Worship and the Arts
Dan Citrone
Jocelyn Tenney
Clerk of the Vestry
Mary Deviso
Mission and Outreach
Bill Davis
Liz Wendt
Connie Stephens
Environmental Stewardship
Ellen McCaffrey


The Staff of Trinity Church

The Rev. David A. Canan
215-646-0416 Opt #3
The Rev. Mary McCullough
Associate Rector
215-646-0416 Opt #4
Stephen Schreiber
Director of Music
215-646-0416 Opt #6
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
Kelly Moylan
Evelyn Carpenter
Altar Flowers

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