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.


May 23rd, 2015


    Those interested in a stimulating reading of the Bible meet every Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Parish Library (September
     —May).  Each session is self-contained.  Come and bring a friend.  Contact the parish office: (372-4721,


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, July 6-10 at First United Methodist

May 20th, 2015

VBSKids will zoom through God’s Word and back in time with us as we discover God’s everlasting love!   This year’s VBS will take kids on an amazing time-travel journey to experience stories that show the INCREDIBLE, FAITHFUL, INVINCIBLE, UNCONDITIONAL, and REAL love of God. Filled with easy-to-do service projects, worship music, missions and Bible fun! At Bible Blast to the Past, kids are changed by Jesus and then learn to reach out with that same love to help change the lives of others. Won’t you join us on this time-travel adventure?

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW: http://www.vacationbibleschool.com/HT_FUMgnv

Want to help make VBS a success?  Many opportunities for decorating, organizing, music and participating abound!Contact Kristen Bryant for more information:  kristen@holytrinitygnv.org  or 352.372.4721

HT MINISTRY: 21:17 – Bag lunches for Grace Marketplace

May 20th, 2015

 GraceLogo1HT 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.  We now make 100 sandwiches each week!  Join us Wednesdays at 5:45pm pm 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: 


Parish Notices, May 20, 2015

May 20th, 2015

RELATIONSHIP REALITY CHECK, Part 4 – May 27 Youth & Parent forum on healthy relationships
Join us as we continue the discussion, this time focusing on Traits of Healthy Relationships.  Join Dr. Theresa Beachy, Executive Director, and John Thomas, Director of Child & Youth Programs, at Peaceful Paths on Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30pm in the Library for a frank and open dialogue about healthy relationships and how we create them in our lives.  Parents and youth encouraged to attend and be challenged!
Due to the nature of the discussion, this program is for youth age 11 years old and up.

Fun for All at Camp! DIOCESAN HOMECOMING, 5/29-30  Everyone in every parish  of the Diocese of Florida can come and enjoy the beauty of camp.  Programs include camp activities like kayaking and the low ropes course, stories around the campfire and the most amazing Bar-B-Que!  There will also be a bounce house, face painting, arts projects and swimming.   Finally, a presentation of the Bishop’s Star Award in the lovely Mandi’s Chapel.  Click here to register to be a part of this special day.

The Altar Guild has the great privilege of setting the Lord’s Table for the Lord’s Supper.  Come join us.  You will be blessed.  For information, call Vandy Thorpe at 352-332-2060 or e-mail her at thorpefam@aol.com.

FAMILY MINISTRY RECOGNITION SUNDAY, 6/7  All participants, teachers, leaders and helpers are invited to a special ceremony during the 10:30am service on June 1st. Please attend and be recognized for all of the good work we have done this program year!  It is a Youth Sunday service, so we are sure to have some fun!

Plant Sale benefiting the Youth Mission Trip, 6/7
Youth will be selling a variety of potted plants during the morning coffee hours on June 7.  All proceeds go to support the HT Youth Summer Mission to the Florida Keys.

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Music List

February 18th, 2015

For the music list for the First Sunday in Lent through Trinity Sunday, click below
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HOLY TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL  located at 301 N Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 enrolls students year round.  We serve children 6 weeks to 5 years old.  If you are interested in finding out more about our preschool program, please visit our website, www.htesgnv.org.  If you would like to schedule a tour, you can do so on the website or by calling Jason Hill, Head of School at 352-377-2290.


We are in need of receptionists in the office at Holy Trinity, on Thursday morning and Friday afternoon.  If you are interested in helping with answering the phone, etc., please call Mary Hitchner, Parish Administrator, at 352.372.4721.  Thank you.

The Shop

Volunteers are still needed to work in The Shop.  If you can donate 4 hours of time once a month, please consider volunteering and call Susan Fish at 352-380-0254.  The Shop is open after the 10:30 service Sundays until 1:00 and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 – 2:00.  Your help will be greatly appreciated, and you are likely to make some new friends.