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 27th, 2014



  • 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:



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.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ADULT PROGRAM on December 3 at 6:30 p.m., will be Sister Beatrice and her talk will be about Thomas Merton and his spirituality.  She will do a short introduction of his biography and talk about his spirituality and contemplation

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.