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Holy Trinity Parish is called by God and empowered by the Holy Spirit to proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord, to encourage new disciples, to nurture those within the fellowship, and to demonstrate God’s love and mercy to all. We’re living the gospel in downtown Gainesville.

Parish Notices

November 20th, 2014

 

CHILDREN’S & YOUTH PROGRAMMING

  • CHRISTIAN EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN continues each Sunday at 9:15 a.m. and for YOUTH at 12:00 p.m.
  • CHILDCARE is provided for the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service in rooms 119 (infants) & 120 (pre-K – Kindergarten).
  • CHILDREN’S CHAPEL begins at 10:30 a.m.

THE SHOP AT HOLY TRINITY is open every Sunday after the 10:30 a.m. service. Please stop over and see what is for sale.

MINISTRY: 21:17 - Bag lunches for Grace Marketplace

… he [Jesus] said to him [Peter] the third time, “Do you love me?” And he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep.” ~ John 21:17

We continue to make bag lunches for the guests of the new GRACE MARKETPLACE.  Join us Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in the Parish Hall. For more information, contact Harvey Ward, Hlward@holytrinityepiscopalfoundation.org.  Donations welcome to defray food costs.  To donate food, please sign up at the following link:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/805054BAAAB2EA57-baglunches  

RECTOR’S BIBLE STUDY For the next several weeks continuing, Wednesday, November 19th, the Rector’s Bible Study group will be viewing “Great Courses” DVD lectures on the Old Testament, including Kings and Isaiah.  These are presented by Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, who will be our Alfred Clark Ring lecturer this January.  We meet in the Library and each Wednesday at 11:00 am.  All sessions are self contained.  All are welcome and no preparation is necessary.  Please join us.

INTERGENERATIONAL ADVENT EVENT  November 22nd during both coffee hours.  This event is for parishioners of all ages to come together and prepare for the advent season.  Crafts for children and adults, advent wreathes with FRESH GREENERY and don’t forget to pick up your Advent devotionals.

THANKSGIVING DAY SERVICE is Thursday, November 27 at 11:00 a.m.

ANNUAL PARISH THANKSGIVING DINNER is Thursday, November 27 at 12 noon in Page Parish Hall. Please RSVP by Monday, November 24th.

HTESG & PARISH OFFICE will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, November 27 through, Friday, November 28.

THE NINETEENTH ANNUAL ST. ANDREW’S DAY EVENSONG service is Sunday, November 30 at 5 p.m. Join the Holy Trinity Choir, John T. Lowe, Jr., bagpipers and Scottish dancers and singers for this service, a Gainesville favorite! A reception (wine and hors d’oeuvres) follows in Page Parish Hall.

CAMP WEED AND CERVENY CONFERENCE CENTER is a Diocesan facility located between Lake City and Live Oak on White Lake. For those who have never been to Camp Weed or have not been there in a long time, you are invited to a tour of the facilities on December 13, a complimentary lunch will be provided. We will leave Holy Trinity at 10:00 a.m. and return at ABOUT 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in this, please contact the Holy Trinity Church Office.

ANNUAL PARISH THANKSGIVING DINNER is Thursday, November 27 at 12 noon in Page Parish Hall. Please RSVP by Monday, November 24th.

SAVE THE DATES – HOLIDAY BAZAAR!  Mark your calendars now for the annual Holiday Bazaar to be held Friday, Nov. 21 (festive Opening Night) from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 22, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 23, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. You won’t want to miss this traditional, exciting start of the holiday season!

BAZAAR LUNCHEON, Sponsored by Youth Ministries  Holy Trinity Children and Youth will sponsor the luncheon from 11:00–2:00 in the Parish Library on Saturday, Nov. 22. Lunch will include white chicken chili or a vegetarian homemade soup, salad, bread, drink and a dessert. Tickets are $8 and will be available the day of the bazaar only. Please help support this Youth fundraiser.

PIES FOR PILGRIMS, Youth Fundraiser.  The HT Youth will be making Thanksgiving Pies again this year.  Jenny Wagner will be assisting the youth in baking the pies in support of their Mission Trip.  The youth will be continuing to take orders for pies to be delivered the week of Thanksgiving.

PLEASE DONATE TO THE CHILDREN’S SILENT AUCTION
The HT Children’s Ministries will again be holding a silent auction as part of the Holiday Bazaar.   Donations can include vacation spots, antiques, professional services (massage, hair, photography, chef) along with many other things!  Proceeds will benefit the various children’s programs, activities, and evangelistic projects.  Drop off items in Room 200.

20S & 30S GROUP BRUNCH The Sunday Brunch is held on the second Sunday of each month. This is purely a social event for the 20s & 30s group, and there’s no need to sign up ahead of time. At the end of the 10:30 service, anyone who’s interested in going out for brunch will meet in the courtyard. Depending on the size of the group, we’ll pick a restaurant, get a table, and enjoy each other’s company.

A BOOK STUDY “Experiencing God, The Three Stages of Prayer” by Thomas H. Green, led by Daughters of the King began on October 12 at 9:15 a.m. in Room 114, and will continue on the second Sunday of each month until the Summer.  All women and girls in the parish are invited to join us as we explore ways to become closer to the Lord through prayer.  It is not necessary to read the book to attend.

GAINESVILLE COMMUNITY MINISTRIES is in DIRE need of food for their pantry. The shelves are almost bare. Please donate some food for the Food Bank at GCM. Thank you!

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August 14th, 2014

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HOLIDAY BAZAAR

Mark your calendars now for the annual Holiday Bazaar to be held Friday, Nov. 21 (festive Opening Night) from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 22, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 23, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. You won’t want to miss this traditional, exciting start of the holiday season!

 

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ST. ANDREW’S DAY SERVICE

THE NINETEENTH ANNUAL ST. ANDREW’S DAY EVENSONG service is Sunday, November 30 at 5 p.m. Join the Holy Trinity Choir, John T. Lowe, Jr., bagpipers and Scottish dancers and singers for this service, a Gainesville favorite! A reception (wine and hors d’oeuvres) follows in Page Parish Hall.