November 12th, 2020
Meditation for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost
November 15, 2020 click here.
Morning Prayer on Zoom: November 15.
Meeting ID: 822-5682-7302 Password: 546896 Telephone: 929-205-6099
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Wardens and Vestry members will lead the service and we will have a Vestry discussion after the service.
For the Morning Prayer leaflet, click here.
For the Weekly Announcements click here.
Sunday School: A Note from Rachel Carpenter
Based on our numbers and the ages of children participating, we have decided to combine our two Zoom church school classes into one! BOTH classes will be at 9:45am on the link below! We hope so much you can join us!
Elementary AND Jr High ZOOM Church School 9:45 AM
Meeting ID: 948 3277 1037 Passcode: 435036
Stewardship: A Season of Thanksgiving
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his mercy endures forever.
We now have the option of pledging by completing the confidential form at our website:
Vestry Highlights: November 9, 2020
This Weekend at Trinity:
8-8:30 am In-person Service of Holy Communion
9 am Morning Prayer on Zoom
9:45 am Sunday School
10:30-11:30 am Distribution of Holy Communion to individuals in the church
Sunday afternoon - Home Communion for those who cannot come to the church
This Week at Trinity: Newsletter Deadline: November 15th
The Office will be open Monday – Thursday, 10am – 2 pm
Mother Judith is working remotely and can be reached by phone [716.949.8194] or email
Monday 7:15am-7:45am Zoom Meditation
Meeting ID: 865 0875 1622 Passcode: 787387
Wednesday 10 am Morning Prayer & Fellowship on Zoom
Meeting ID: 831-6113-8171 Password: 497792
Thursday 4 pm: Grab n Go Meals prepared and distributed at Trinity
Thursday 7:30 pm – Profile Committee on Zoom
Friday Noon Lunch and Bible Study: Women of the Bible:
November 13th The Infirm Woman (Luke 13:10-17) &
The woman with Hemorrhage (Mark 5:25-34)
November 20th Mary Magdalene (Luke 8; John 20)
Trinity's Christmas Fair is Online: Trinity Episcopal Church Christmas Fair
For a hard copy of the Order Form to be returned to the Trinity office with a check payable to Trinity click here.
Order cookie trays, wreaths & cemetery boxes, knitted gifts, fleece blankets, gift baskets, and lunch. Share the link with your friends and post it on your Facebook page. Items and takeout lunches can be picked up at Trinity on Saturday December 5th. Plan to join our 12 Days of Christmas Fair Raffle, which is a new take on our usual raffle table. One ticket, for $10 and you are qualified to win all the big prizes for a drawing every day for 12 days-December 5th-16th. If you prefer to sell paper tickets to your family and friends, please call Ann Marie Lockwood at 508-981-5223 and she will get you as many as you like! SPREAD THE WORD!!
The Profile Committee wants to hear from you. Please share your reflections and responses to the questions that are listed here. The deadline is this Monday November 16, 2020
Thanksgiving Dinner: November 26th, 10:45 am
To help Dave Scott prepare the dinner on the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before Thanksgiving, call Dave at 781 864 7209 or email @ email@example.com.
If you will be alone on Thanksgiving, or if you know of someone who will be in need of a Thanksgiving meal, please call the Parish Office at 508-473-8464 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Wednesday November 18th & leave the name of the person to whom the meal is to be delivered, the address & the phone number. We will deliver to Milford, Hopedale, and Mendon. This year due to the Coronavirus the deliveries will be a “Curbside Delivery.”
If you would like to volunteer to deliver a meal, please call 508-473-8464 or send an email to email@example.com & leave your name & phone number. Volunteers will be given masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer. We ask that all volunteers be at Trinity Church by 10:45 am. Because of the extra planning required by public health protocols, we cannot accommodate volunteers who show up without notice. This project is made possible by Abundant Care, Inc. and by the volunteers of Trinity & St. Mary’s.
The Jesse Tree 2020
There will be a Jesse Tree this year, if you, or someone you know, needs assistance this Christmas, please contact the office or Maryellen Yaroshefski (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please follow these guidelines:
- A limit of 2 to 3 gift requests per person.
- Each gift request should have a cost of no more than $25 to $30.
- If requesting a clothing item, please indicate size, and if possible, color preferences.
- Age/Sex of child (if for an adult, need male/female/other, age not needed).
Please note: Given the current situation with Covid-19, while we will do our best to fulfill all requests, we cannot guarantee that all requests will be fulfilled.
Thank you - Trinity Mission Committee
Family Advent Activity Basket
Advent—the 4 weeks before Christmas--is one of the most important and meaningful seasons of our liturgical year. This year we are beginning a new tradition for observing Advent with prayers, activities, and crafts at home. Sarah Prevelige is leading this initiative. Watch for more information.
Creation Care Tip of the Week: Don’t shop till you drop
Do I need it? Can it be recycled? Is there a more environmentally friendly option? Am I making the best use of what I already have? Can I share from my bounty with others and give rather than acquire?
Our Prayers Are Offered For:
Parish Members & Friends: the Henneberry Family; Rita & Dick Cronan; Vivek Subramani; Ray & Enid; Elleana Shearer; Marco Weiss; Al Price; Mary Torian, Brad Gustavesen; Sharon Manoogian; Sal & Vas Ferreira; Laura Uretsky; 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; Chris Ketcham and their families.
Homebound Parishioners: Verna Parente, and Wayne Morey.
The Deceased: Betty M. Henneberry
Our Partner Dioceses: Kumasi and Asante-Mampong in Ghana
Those celebrating birthdays this week: Kimberly McCarthy; Jack Fumia; Lisa Nylander; Jay Abraham; Katy Taft; Cathryn Timpany; Pat Stafford; Ann Winslow; Erik Pekkala; Joana Rivera; Pat Keppler; Paul Adams; Gina Haddad; Heather Adams; Nathan Mascoll; Carolann Jennings; and Cosme Felipe.
For news and access to Diocesan meetings and worship, go to https://www.diocesewma.org/
For news about events at Trinity and the National Episcopal Church go to https://www.trinitychurchmilford.org
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Mother Judith Lee
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)