Summer worship will continue through September 11 at the Chapel of the Resurrection at Charles Baber Cemetery. WE WILL RETURN TO THE MAIN SANCTUARY ON SEPTEMBER 25. Service is at 9 am.
The annual Baber Day celebration will be on Saturday, September 10 from 3 to 6 pm with Evensong at 6 pm. The rain date is Sunday, September 11.
The combined picnic for the Episcopal Church of Schuylkill County will be held on Sunday, September 18 at the Island Pavilion in Schuylkill Haven. The Eucharist will be at 10 am followed by fellowship and food. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, rolls and drinks will be provided. Please bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share.
Wednesday Healing Services
The Healing Service will resume on Wednesday, September 14 at noon.
Lay Eucharistic Visits
These private Communion visits will resume on a more regular basis during the fall months. Please call Cathy Clouser to schedule a visit.
United Thank Offering
We continue to be grateful for all our blessings. We are thankful for in-person worship once again, for our Vestry leadership, our priests and lay leaders and for many events in our personal lives. Please be mindful of those less fortunate who have suffered and are suffering as your put your coins of gratitude into your UTO box. Offerings will be collected on October 16. Envelopes are available at each entrance. The counters would appreciate your counting your coins in advance and making out a check for that amount if possible. Also, please remember to put your envelope number on your check to receive credit on your statement.
Bulletin Board Update
There is a new look for the large bulletin board at the bottom of the stairs. Not only will there be Trinity events, but ECSC events, Community events and sign-up sheets for parish events. Please share any family pictures you would like to have on this board.
Carla Kauffman has tickets for the Boscov’s “Friends Helping Friends” campaign to be held on October 19th. Tickets are $5 each and she will have them every Sunday at the 9 am service.
On Sunday, October 2 in conjunction with St. Francis Day, there will be a blessing of the animals after the service in front of the church. In case of inclement weather, Fr. Kurt will bless the animals in the church.
The Necrology service and reading of names of deceased loved ones will be held at the Chapel of the Resurrection at Baber Cemetery on Tuesday evening, November 1 at 6:15 pm. There will be a sign-up sheet on the large bulletin board for names you wish to be read during the service.
Apple Dumpling Sale
Another delicious apple dumpling sale will be held on October 7, 2022. There are order forms at each entrance. The deadline for pre-orders is September 25, 2022. The dumplings are $8.00 each. If there are any questions, call John Wilk at 570-622-8720. All proceeds benefit Outreach Ministry.
Safe Trick or Treat
Safe trick or treat is scheduled to be held on Thursday, October 27th from 4-6 pm. We had a great turnout last year, so we’re increasing our number of bags. You can help in three ways:
Donate candy or crackers (pre-wrapped individually or in small packs like Lance crackers)
Help pack up the bags on Monday, October 24th at 10am in the lounge.
Help at the giveaway table on the afternoon of the 27th.
It’s a party atmosphere and quite busy, so come with a smile and wear your comfy shoes.
If you have questions or you’d like to help, please contact Lea Bortner at 570-516-4726.
Stewardship Sunday is October 23. You will receive a letter and pledge card for the support of Trinity’s ministries in late September. Please bring your pledge card to be blessed on this date or send into the office. Thank you!
Flowers, Wine, and Oil Memorials/Thanksgiving
If you sign up for altar flowers, the price is $35 for 2 arrangements. If you have a special color/colors or flower/flowers that you would like, please call the church and we will pass that information on to the florist. Also, another opportunity to remember loved ones or offer thanksgivings is the monthly wine donation or oil for the altar candles.