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WELCOME!

Welcome to Trinity Church; if you are new to our community, please be sure and introduce yourself to someone. We are glad to have you with us and would appreciate an opportunity to get to know you; please join us for fellowship following worship.

 

Howard Dale McCracken funeral  

Howard Dale McCracken, 75, of Leavenworth passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the St. Luke's Hospice House of Kansas City, MO.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019, 11am at Trinity Episcopal Church, 300 S 5th St, Atchison KS.  Friends and family will be gathering at the chruch following the service. 

 

Local florist - Always Blooming 913 367-5162 and Iron Rose 913 367-5247.

Parking lot located on the east side of church.  

Please enter the church using the north doors, if unable to climb stairs then please use chair elevator near the red east doors and proceed to the church sanctuary.  

 

 

160th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas will take place Oct. 18-19 in Topeka

 

A N N O U N C E M E N T S

Sunday - August 18th

 

THANK YOU 

The Howard McCracken family would like to thank all who supported them during this time of sorrow, said prayers, and helped with the funeral and meal. 

 

CHOIR PRACTICE STARTING – AUGUST 21  

Trinity’s Choir will be returning on Sunday, August 25 for 10:30am Eucharist.  The first practice is Wednesday, August 21 (and every Wednesday night) at 7pmand will last about an hour.  Anyone who is interest is welcome to join us. Contact Choirmaster Jennifer Stammers if you have any questions.

 

TRINITY WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB – AUGUST 25   NEW DATE 

The Women’s book club will meet Sunday, August 25, at the home of Faye Miller at 2pmto discuss ‘Educated’ by Tara Westover. 

 

YOUTH MINISTRY EVENT CALENDAR

Diocese of Kansas youth ministry event calendar for August 2019 to July 2020 is posted on the parish hall bulletin boards.

 

SAVE THE DATE – SEPTEMBER 25

Bishop Cathleen is scheduled to visit Trinity on Wednesday evening, September 25 at 6pm, to celebrate Father Jon being named Rector. 

 

HOMECOMING SUNDAY – OCTOBER 13     NEW DATE

Please spread the word and save the date for Homecoming Sunday, October 13.  Invite friends to join us.  Additional details to come. 

 

OFFICE HOURS REMINDER

Normal office hours are as follows:  Tuesday – Friday, 9am-1pm, if you would like to make an appointment for another time, please call the office 913 367-3171, email the office at  Father Jon at .  If you have an immediate need for a Priest – please call Father Jon at 785 213-9343.  

 

BUNCO NIGHT– AUGUST 24 

Join St. Mark's Lutheran Church as they sponsor Bunco to raise money for chuch building repairs. Food & soft drinks provided.  $10 advance tickets or $12 donation at the door.  Bring some school supplies for needy students and get $2 off admission. Call Kim Smith, 913 360-2484, for additional information.  Flyer posted on parish hall bulletin board. 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS 

Saturday, August 24 – St Mark's Bunco Night @ 6pm 

Sunday, August 25 (NEW DATE)  – Trinity Women's Book Club @ 2pm 

Monday, September 2 – Labor Day 

Thursday, September 5 – Service at Medicalodge, 1:30pm 

Sunday, September 8 – Grandparents' Day  

Sunday, September 8 – 89th Atchison Kiwanis Club flea market 

Thursday, September 12 – Service at Senior Village, 10:30am 

Thursday, September 12 – Birthday cakes needed for Senior Village service

Saturday, September 14  – Loaves & Fishes starting @ 9am

Sunday, September 22 – Homecoming Sunday 

Wednesday, September 25 – Bishop Cathleen's scheduled visit to Trinity

Saturday, October 5 – 38th Annual Atchison Oktoberfest 9:30am - 5pm

 

National Cursillo conference to take place in Kansas City, October 3 - 5

Those involved in Cursillo, a weekend experience devoted to spiritual growth and community,  or those wanting to learn more, are invited to attend the 2019 Episcopal Cursillo Ministry Conference taking place October 3 – 5 at Grace and Holy Trinity cathedral in Kansas City, MO.  Keynote speakers will include Bishop Mark Andrus of the Diocese of California and Jerusalem Greer, evangelism officer for the Episcopal Church.  Bishop Cathleen Bascom will be a worship leader during the event.

Ten workshops will be offered, and participants can choose six of those when they register.

The cost, for those who register before September 1, is $75 for the entire conference or $50 for a single day.  After September 1, costs rise to $125 and $80. Participants are responsible for their own lodging.  More information and registration is online at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eg75s4hye4c9f782&llr=974xsr5ab.

 

ALTAR GUILD VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Please call or email the office if you are interested.  Please contact the office if you would like additional volunteer information. 

 

SENIOR VILLAGE BIRTHDAY CAKE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Please see the cake volunteer list posted on the parish hall bulletin to sign up or call/email the office if you are interested.  Cakes are delivered to Senior Village the second Tuesday of the month and the current cake rotation schedule would be about four times per year a volunteer would be asked for a cake.  Please contact the office if you would like additional information, call 913 367-3171 or email .

 

SERVER SCHEDULE FOR THIRD QUARTER OF 2019

Server schedules are available on the tables in sanctuary and parish hall. 

 

YOUTH MINISTRY EVENT CALENDAR

Diocese of Kansas youth ministry event calendar till July 2020 is posted on the parish hall bulletin boards.

 

OFFERTARY / PLEDGE ENVELOPES 

If you would like a box of envelopes, please contact the church office.

 

COFFEE HOUR & ALTAR FLOWER SIGN UP

Sign up sheets for next year are posted in the parish hall. Please sign up for coffee hour or if you are interested in providing altar flowers.  There are many openings and it’s greatly appreciated.

 

REQUEST FROM ATCHISON COUNTY FOOD PANTRY

The food pantry is requesting volunteers and donations.  Please see information in parish hall.  

 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION - 2nd WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH (not during Lent)

The second Wednesday of the month at 10:30am, all are invited to join "Coffee and Conversation" at the Atchison United Methodist Church, 501 Kansas Ave. 
 

WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY

On Wednesdays, 10am, the bible study group meets in the parish hall to study for one hour.  All Christian women are welcomed to this study offered at Trinity Episcopal Church. 

 

MINUTES OF COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS NOW ARE ONLINE 

Minutes from the  meetings of the Council of Trustees have been approved and now are posted on the diocesan websitehttp://www.episcopal-ks.org/news/Council-of-Trustees-minutes.php.

 

LOAVES & FISHES OUTREACH COMMUNITY MEAL PROGRAM 

Provides free, hot, delivered meals every Saturday.  If you or someone you know that could benefit and are eligible for this local church sponsored program, please contact the First Presbyterian Church at 913 367-2072 for information.

 

ARE YOU  WILLING TO PROVIDE RIDES FOR OUT OF TOWN MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS?

The Atchison Community Health Clinic is looking for volunteers who are willing to provide rides to medical appointments (usually to St Joseph but sometimes Topeka or Kansas City).  On the average the clinic looks for a volunteer once or twice per month, volunteer name and number will be completely confidential.  For additional information or to volunteer, contact Faye Miller, LPN at Atchison Community Healthe Clinic, 913 367-4879 or .  Thank you for considering this service to our community.

 

ST CROIX HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ATCHISON

For more information or to volunteer, call 785 742-3823 or email

 

GLUTEN FREE COMMMUNION HOSTS AVAILABLE

 Please stop by the sacristy before mass and let someone know if you desire a gluten free communion host.

 

LARGE TYPE EDITION BOOKS

We have purchased a few of the large type edition of The Holy Eucharist Rites I and II.  They are on the tables in the sanctuary.

NORMAL OFFICE HOURS

Normal office hours are as follow:  Tuesday – Friday 9am to 1pm, if you would like to make an appointment for another time, please call the office @ 913 367-3171, email the office at  or Father Jon at .  If you have an immediate need for a Priest – please call Father Jon 785 213-9343. 

 

DID YOU KNOW?

 

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN ATCHISON IS WHERE   

 

Amelia Mary Earhart was baptized

October 10, 1897

and

her sister, Grace Muriel Earhart was baptized

May 19, 1901

and

 their parents, Edwin & Amy, 

 wed October 16, 1895

and 

Amelia’s & Graces's maternal grandparents,

 Judge Alfred G. and Amelia Otis, 

were founding members of Trinity. 

 

The Tenth Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Kansas elected 

The Reverend Cathleen Chittenden Bascom was elected October 19, 2018 

Her service of Ordination and Consecration was Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Grace Cathedral, with Presiding Bishop Michael Bruce Curry officiating. 


WEEKLY WORSHIP TIMES

Sunday Morning 

 

8am Holy Eucharist Rite II

Spoken

 

9am Adult Forum

 

10:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II Choral 

 

Wednesday    

Women's Bible Study 10-11am   

 

Please see announcements or calendar for any time changes.       

 

                                All are invited

Weekday Eucharist

 

Holy Eucharist Rite II 

 

1st Thursday.........Medicalodge   @ 1:30pm

 

2nd Thursday.....Senior Viillage @ 10:30pm

   

Wednesday Evening

6pm Holy Eucharist Rite II with Laying on of Hands and the Anointing of the Sick 

  

 

and welcome to attend. 

 

 

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CONTACT INFO
Address: 300 South 5th St, Atchison, Kansas 66002
Phone: 913-367-3171