A Meditation for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany
I give you a new commandment, that you love one another.
Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.
February 14th - The Last Sunday after the Epiphany
Morning Prayer on Zoom @ 9 am
The Rev. Dr. Judith Lee
Ministers of the Liturgy
Some of our Married Couples
Joan & Matt Rich; Ann Marie Lockwood & Peach Warren;
Edla Ann & Randy Bloom; Kevin & Pat Keppler,
Mary Beth & Paul Sweet; Lucille & Dave Clinkman
Randolph Bloom, Mary Johnson, Jeff Lukas, Beth Stochaj
For the Sunday Leaflet, click here.
For the Weekend Announcements, click here.
The Zoom link will be sent by email on Saturday.
9:45 am - Sunday School
On the Sundays and Wednesdays during February we will include prayers and music from the African American tradition in observance of Black History Month.
Lord, Lord, Open Unto Me Howard Thurman, Meditations of the Heart
Open unto me, light for my darkness
Open unto me, courage for my fear
Open unto me, hope for my despair
Open unto me, peace for my turmoil
Open unto me, joy for my sorrow
Open unto me, strength for my weakness
Open unto me, wisdom for my confusion
Open unto me, forgiveness for my sins
Open unto me, tenderness for my toughness
Open unto me, love for my hates
Open unto me, Thy Self for myself
Lord, Lord, open unto me!
Youth Group on Sunday on Zoom @ 7 pm [postponed from last week]
Game Night; Planning for Mission; Meditation;
You will need two devices.
This Weekend at Trinity:
9 am – Morning Prayer on Zoom. The link will be sent on Saturday
9:45 am – Sunday School
10-11:30 am – Private Holy Communion in the church; blessed ashes
available to be picked up.
11 am – Preparation of takeout lunches for Monday
7 pm – Youth Group on Zoom
This Week at Trinity:
The office will be closed on Thursday February 11th.
The Parish Office will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day.
The Parish office will be open Tuesday through Thursday:10am – 2 pm.
Mother Judith is working remotely and can be reached by phone [716.949.8194] or email.
Monday 7:15 am – Zoom Meditation: the link will be sent by email on Sunday.
Monday 11am - Noon Takeout lunches at Trinity
Tuesday 6 pm - Community Shrove Tuesday Supper on Zoom
Wednesday 10 am – Morning Prayer on Zoom: the link will be sent by email on Wednesday morning
Wednesday 12:15 pm – Covenant Service with St. Mary’s at Fino field with
Imposition of Ashes. The service will be televised
live on Comcast Channel. 11 & Verizon Channel 40
Wednesday 7:30-8 pm – Compline for Ash Wednesday with self-imposition of ashes
Thursday 4 pm – Grab n Go meals at Trinity
Friday @ Noon – Bible Study on Zoom: The Psalms
Annual Parish Meeting: for a copy of the reports and election results, click here.
We give abundant thanks to those whose terms are ending: to Ginny Starkis and Susan Edmondson, Wardens, and Peach Warren as Vestry member.
Next Sunday: The First Sunday in Lent
9 am Morning Prayer on Zoom
4pm Lenten Study Group: Ladder to the Light, Introduction & Chapter 1
GFS Scholarships are available!
Attention high school seniors and their families. It’s time for the annual search for deserving recipients of the GFS Scholarships. Each year, Trinity gives monetary awards to qualified members who are entering an institution of higher education. These awards recognize attendance and service to Trinity Parish during the applicant's high school years. The application is available to download on the Trinity Church website at www.trinitychurchmilford.org. At the home page click Resources- Scholarship -Trinity Episcopal Church GFS to download the form Applications must be received by April 23rd and the recipients will be notified shortly thereafter. Please direct all questions to GFS Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Grab n Go Lunch - Presidents Day - February 15th 11am-Noon
Tessa Scrimgeour is organizing this event with the students in the Leadership Program at Milford High School .Please contact Mother Judith if you are available to help or contribute.
A Trinity Tradition: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Tuesday February 16 @ 6 pm on Zoom.
Make a pancake supper and join your Trinity Family on zoom
Preparing for Lent at Trinity: For a schedule of events and programs, click here.
Ash Wednesday: February 17, 2020
Outdoor Covenant Service with St. Mary’s: 12:15 pm @ Fino Field with the Imposition of Ashes. Participants will remain in their cars. The service will be transmitted on Milford Local Cable Access: Comcast Channel 11 & Verizon Channel 40
10 am Morning Prayer for Ash Wednesday on zoom
7:30-8 pm Compline for Ash Wednesday with self-imposition of Ashes.
For a copy of the Family Prayers with Imposition of a Ashes, click here.
Blessed ashes for use at home will be available at the church on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
Lentopoly - A Family Game for Lent. Click here for materials to put together yourself. Game boards will be delivered to your homes before Ash Wednesday
Diocesan Community Events:
Lenten Retreat: Lent and the Longing for God: Saturday March 6th, 9:30am - noon on Zoom
For more information and to register click here.
Good News Garden Book Group: This is God's Table-Finding: Church Beyond the Walls Alternate Thursdays @ 5:30-6:30 January 14-February 25. To learn more and register click here.
Our Prayers Are Offered For:
Parish Members & Friends: Barbara Feurtado; Valeri; Sharon Manoogian; Sal & Vas Ferreira; Laura Uretsky; Michael Lambert; Brad Gustavesen; Evangeline Bushey; Arlene Person; Aretha Liverpool; Ray & Enid; Liz Pekkala; Bob Motuzas; Rita & Dick Cronan; Eli Johnson & Family; the Rev. Libby Wade; Sue; Charles Gustavesen; Karin Tourtellotte; Gloria Falcone; L. A. Jones, William Jones, Clinton Clark, III; Marco Weiss; Al Price; Robert; Mary Torian, Beth & Terry; Esther McKenzie; Lisa Wilson; Sandra Arbogast; Len Baird; Judy Shea; Robin Rowe; Skye Bayleigh Plaisted; Alex; Alisha Starkis Weddeke; Chrissy & Mark; Thomas Scano; the Canali Family; Sherel & Lou Frere; Craig Silverman; Justin Perkin; Dr. Stephen Janko; Tom Childs; Nancy Sharoogian; Bob Mezzadri; all those serving in the military and the Peace Corps, especially Avary DeRagon; Dan Consigli; Drew Beauchamp; Charles; Laura; Elena; Brendan Wood; Danielle & Joel Marsh; Tom Bento; Joel Joudrey; Justin Woessner and their families.
Homebound Parishioners: Verna Parente, and Wayne Morey.
Our Partner Dioceses: Kumasi and Asante-Mampong in Ghana
Those celebrating birthdays this week: Gary Nylander; Louis Pekkala; Emma Shields; Jennifer Stand; Annette Palmer; Charles Hagedorn; John Anderson; Bill Hynes; Amanda Shaw; Rob Nelson; David Dugas; Rachel Anderson; Laura Friis; Jennifer Mickel-Felipe; Mark Garrett; Barbie Carr; Evan Kane; Selena Phillips; and Adam Karakeian.
Trinity Episcopal church
9:00 am — Holy Eucharist Rite II
10:00 am — Coffee Hour community
10:30 am — Spiritual Formation for all ages (not in summer)
7:00 pm — Contemplative Gathering (not in summer)
4:00 pm — Community Dinner (Grab 'n Go)