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Announcements for the week of May 20, 2018

TRINITY SUMMER SCHEDULE

Beginning Trinity Sunday, May 27, we will move to a summer schedule – services will be at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This schedule will continue through Labor Day weekend, September 2.

SUNDAY ADULT FORMATION CLASSES

Beginning Sunday, May 27, the Adult Christian Formation Class studying Spiritual Classics: Selected Readings on the Twelve Spiritual Disciplines will meet from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. in the Office Conference Room. The Common Lectionary Bible Study will meet at 9:15 a.m. in the Millspaugh Room.

THANK YOU FROM MTR. VIVIAN

Thank you for the outpouring of cards, gifts and love over the past few weeks. Please continue to pray for me and my family as we make this transition. Trinity will forever hold a special place in my heart. Blessings on you all. I will miss you! In Christ, Vivian+

PRIME TIME GUYS

At our next meeting, Monday, May 21, we will have a delicious meal served from the Abundant Harvest Food Truck. Donations will be accepted for this lunch. The truck will be parked in front of the church office entrance where we will have lunch followed by our meeting. Molly Carr will give a talk on the function and activities of the truck and her team. As usual, plan to arrive at 11:00 a.m. for fellowship with program and lunch to follow. This would be a good time to invite a guest(s). Please consider inviting a friend or neighbor. Everyone is welcome!

CHOIR PILGRIMAGE

On May 22, several members of the Trinity Choir, along with Choristers from St. James-Conroe and St. Peter’s-Brenham will be traveling to England where they will be the “Choir-in-Residence” at Wells Cathedral for 3 days. In addition, we will sing Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral and offer music in the morning service on Trinity Sunday. While there, we will visit the historic city of Oxford and rehearse in the Chapel at St. Magdalene College. Rounding out our trip will be a visit to Windsor Castle and a day in London.

BEAM SIGNING CELEBRATION

The parish will have a Beam Signing Celebration after the 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist on Trinity Sunday, May 27. We will gather around 11:30 a.m. Everyone is encouraged to sign their name, write a prayer, and/or quote a Bible verse on the beams of the Children’s Building before the walls start to go up.

THE GIVING GARDEN

Please pick a flower from our Giving Garden, located in the Narthex, to help support the Trinity Kids Corner, MADD Camp, and the Parish Life Summer Pilgrimages. Please bring the item or gift card back to the Narthex or Church Office by May 27. Thank you for supporting the Trinity Kids and Youth!

MADD WEEK AT TRINITY
Trinity Episcopal Church presents Music, Arts, Dance, and Drama Week (MADD WEEK) for incoming 2nd through 6th graders, July 23 ‒ 27, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This year’s theme is “All Creatures Great and Small.” The students will learn a Broadway kids musical, as well as learn about staging, choreography, and attend an art class! Registration forms are due back to the church office or to Micki Balog by June 15.

DAUGHTERS OF THE KING (DOK)

Daughters of the King is a religious order of Episcopal women who, after the discernment period and training, take on the order’s Rules of Life. The mission of the order is the extension of Christ’s kingdom through prayer, service, and evangelism. Training will consist of eight sessions and will begin in June. If interested in the discernment process of becoming a Daughter of the King, contact Vickie Frnka at jerome_frnka@att.net or Debbie Williams at tigers_Lsu1981@yahoo.com

EPISCOPAL NIGHT AT THE ASTROS

Episcopal Night at the Astros with Trinity on Friday, July 13! Please call Liz Linger or Alyssa Stebbing to reserve your spot by Friday, June 1. Tickets are $17 each for the game only, or $27 for a ticket and van ride to the game. A limited number of tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. The game is at 7:00 p.m. The van will depart Trinity at 5:30 p.m.

WORLD REFUGEE DAY PANEL DISCUSSION

On Wednesday, June 20, the Bilingual Education Institute will host a panel discussion on World Refugee Day on the theme “Houston for Refugees.” Trinity’s own Alyssa Stebbing will participate on the panel. The event will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston in the Brown Auditorium Theater. For more information, call the Bilingual Education Institute at 713.789.4555.

FURNITURE NEEDED FOR REFUGEE FAMILY

Looking for apartment furniture for two refugee families with children. Need living room and bedroom furniture. Please contact Alyssa Stebbing or Kim Moore at 713.817.5500.