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The Tenth Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Kansas elected 

The Reverend Cathleen Chittenden Bascom was elected October 19, 2018   

The Service of Ordination and Consecration is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the cathedral, with Presiding Bishop Michael Bruce Curry officiating.

 

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.

 

EPISCOPAL RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES ANNUAL HOLIDAY MATCH

From now until the end of the year, a group of generous donors to Episcopal Relief & Development will match all contributions made to the agency, up to a total of $700,000.  Information is online at www.episcopalrelief.org/match.

 

DOUBLE YOUR GENEROSITY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Shine your light twice as bright this Christmas. Until 12/31, donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $700,000! So act soon — make a tax-deductible gift so it can double in value to empower communities worldwide.

 

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

Sunday - December 9

 

MAKE AN ADVENT WREATH – TODAY

Create an Advent Wreath to take home for advent season, after the 8am & 10:30am services.  Each family is welcome to create an Advent Wreath, supplies provided. 

 

ADULT FORUM TODAY

Class will meet from 9-10am on Sundays in the Parish Hall. 

 

EPISCOPAL RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES MATCHING GIFT PROGRAM 

From now until the end of the year, a group of generous donors to Episcopal Relief & Development will match all contributions made to the agency, up to a total of $700,000.  Information is online at www.episcopalrelief.org.

 

WEDNESDAY EVENING HOLY EUCHARIST SERVICE

This Wednesday, December 12 at 6pm, the Holy Eucharist Rite II service will be in celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  All are welcome.

 

ADVENT MORNING PRAYER AT CHURCH

Advent Morning Prayer will be Monday – Friday at 7:30am, December 3 – 21, if unable to attend, listen at www.missionstclare.com/english/spoken/morning.html

 

VESTRY MEETING – DECEMBER 11

The Vestry will meet this Tuesday, December 11, in the Parish Hall at 6:15pm.  Parish members are always welcome to attend. 

 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION – DECEMBER 12

Coffee and Conversation at United Methodist Church is Wednesday, December 12, 10:30am-11:45am. Conversation starter will be the Rev. Michael Strickland from First Baptist Church. All are invited to this informal gathering. 

 

ALTAR GUILD HOLIDAY CLEAN UP – DECEMBER 15

Members of the Altar Guild and anyone with a desire to lend a hand are encouraged to attend a holiday cleaning party at the church on Saturday, December 15, beginning at 10am. Contact Marge Bishop 913 426-1636 if you have questions.

 

ST. JOSEPH COMMUNITY CHORUS – DECEMBER 16 DECEMBER 17

The St. Joseph Community Chorus at St. Joseph Cathedral on Sunday, December 16 at 3pm and Monday, December 17 at 7pm.

 

GREENING OF THE CHURCH - DECEMBER 23

On Sunday, December 23 following the 10:30am service and coffee hour, all members of the parish are invited to lend a hand and help decorate the sanctuary with seasonal greenery. Many hands make light work!

 

CHRISTMAS EVE / DAY SCHEDULE

Dec 24  Children’s Crèche Service 2pm  

Dec 24  Eve of the Nativity 7pm Holy Eucharist Rite II & Singing of Carols 6:45pm 

Dec 25  Feast of the Nativity 9am Holy Eucharist Rite II 

 

ADVENT CALENDARS AVAILBLE

Twenty-three day advent calendars are available in parish hall and on the tables in sanctuary, each family is welcome to take a calendar. 

 

EPISCOPAL CHURCH YEAR CALENDARS AVAILABLE

Episcopal church year calendars are available in parish hall, each family is welcome to take a calendar.

 

PLEDGE CARD REMINDER

Have you turned in your pledge card for 2019? If not, it’s not too late. Forms are available in the parish hall and on the tables in the sanctuary. Just complete and drop in the collection plate. God’s blessings for your continued support!

 

REQUEST FROM ATCHISON COUNTY FOOD PANTRY

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

  

TRINITY POLO SHIRTS

A few polo shirts are still available, please contact the office for colors and sizes.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS  

December 3 to December 21 - Advent Morning Prayer at Church @ 7:30am.  If unable to attend, listen at www.missionstclare.com/english/spoken/morning.html

 

Sunday, December 9 - Advent Wreath making after 8am & 10:30am services

December 15 - Holiday clean-up @ 10am, anyone with desire to lend a hand are encourged to attend

Sunday, December 23 - Greening of the Church @ 11:45am

Monday, December 24  - Children’s Crèche Service 2pm  

Monday, December Dec 24  - Eve of the Nativity 7pm Holy Eucharist Rite II & Singing of Carols 6:45pm 

Tuesday, December 25 - Feast of the Nativity 9am Holy Eucharist Rite II 

 

SCHEDULE FOR CONCERTS AT GRACE CATHEDRAL - TOPEKA KS 

Schedule posted in parish hall or visit www.GreatSpaces.org for information. 

 

January 2019 concert:  Sunday, January 13 at 3pm, concert organist Paul Meier, Works by Sowerby, Bach, Dupre, Franck and more, tickets $10, students $5, 12 & younger free

 

February 2019 concerts:  

Sunday, Februay 17 at 3pm, Zsolt Elder and Friends will present "Baroque by Candlelight" - chocolate and champagne recetion to follow!

Monday, February 18 at 7pm, touring chior from Augustana College with their director Jon Hurty,special guestes will be the Topeka High School Robed Choir

Sunday, February 24 at 4pm, The Spire Ensemble will present Johannes Brahms' German Requiem (scored for piano four hands)

 

March 2019 concert:  Friday, March 8 at 7pm, A Capella Choir from Baylor University

 

Earrings found Easter Sunday, call the office.

 

YOUTH MINISTRY

A Diocese of Kansas youth ministry event calendar for August 2018 - July 2019 is posted on the parish hall bulletin board.

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION - 2nd WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH

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.

COFFEE HOUR & ALTAR FLOWER SIGN UP

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

 

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 five 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

 

ALTAR GUILD VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Please call or email the office if you are willint to volunteer. 

 

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

 

OFFERTARY / PLEDGE ENVELOPES

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

 

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.  Office email  or priest email .  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 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. 


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.       

 

 

Weekday Eucharist

 

10:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II 

 

1st Thursday.........Medicalodge

 

2nd Thursday.....Senior Viillage

 

 

 

Wednesday Evening

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

 

All are Welcome! 

LINKS

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