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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.

 

HIGHWAY 59 EAST OF ATCHISON KS IS OPEN

 

Memorial service for Paul Haskins Adair will be Saturday, November 16 at 2pm

at Trinity Episcopal Church, 300 S 5th St, Atchison KS. 

 

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

 

The church parking lot is located on the east side of the church, 300 S 5th St in Atchison.  

  

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

Sunday - November 10th 

   

PLEDGE CARD REMINDER

Have you turned in your pledge for 2020?  Forms are available on sanctuary and parish hall table.  Just complete and drop in the collection plate. Support comes in many ways----your time, your talent and your treasure, please continue to pray for the success of our 2020 Stewardship Campaign. God’s blessings for your continued support!

 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION – NOVEMBER 13

The next Coffee and Conversation at the Atchison United Methodist Church is Wednesday, November 13, 10:30-11:45am. Conversation starter is Michael Strickland.  All are welcome to attend. 

 

LOAVES & FISHES – NOVEMBER 16

Trinity is in charge of Loaves & Fishes community meal program for 95+ people, this Saturday, November 16, starting at 9am.  Help is needed with food preparation and deliveries.  Food donations and monetary donations are much appreciated.  A sign-up sheet for food donations is posted on the parish hall bulletin board.  Please call or email the church office if you can deliver meals and Lydia Funk, 913 426 -7458, for additional information about food preparation volunteering and/or donations. 

 

INVITATION TO HOUSE BLESSING  – NOVEMBER 17

Paul and Mary Grant would like to invite their new parish family to their home next  Sunday, November 17.  Father Jon plans to start the House Blessing @ 3pm. The Grant’s will have a meal for all after the Blessing.  The Grant’s address is 38658 Neosho Rd, Cummings KS – located about 7 miles south of town off of Hwy 59.  If questions, call or text the Grant’s at 503 990-5726 or speak to them at church. 

 

ECUMENICAL THANKSGIVING SERVICE – NOVEMBER 19

Tuesday, November 19 at 6pm, the Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service sponsored by the Atchison Ministerial Alliance will be held at the Shilo Baptist Church, 1311 N 7th Street.  Everyone is invited to attend to celebrate together.   

THANKSGIVING DAY WORSHIP – NOVEMBER 28

We will have a Rite II with Holy Communion service on Thursday, November 28 at 9am with any food items parishioners would like blessed.  Begin the day by offering thanks and praise to the one from whom and for whom we receive all things.  

 

FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER – NOVEMBER 28

Thursday, November 28, 11am-2pm, local scout leaders, friends and community volunteers will sponsor a free community Thanksgiving dinner at the Atchison United Methodist Church, 501 Kansas Ave.  The dinner will be available for dine in, carry out and delivery.  RSVP appreciated by 11/26 but not required 913 367-1391.

 

HORTON CHRISTMAS LUMINARIES – DECEMBER 1

The South Brown County Ministerial Association is sponsoring the 28th annual “Festival of Lights” on Sunday, December 1, 5:30–7:30pm, 10 block drive of living scenes of Christ’s Life starting at the junction of Hwy 73 & K-20.  Free shuttle ride available at Jim’s Thriftway, may cancel due to inclement weather. Free will donation at end of route to support South Brown County Ministerial Association benevolence outreach.  If questions, call 785 486-2349.  Flyer with more information posted on parish hall bulletin board. 

 

TRINITY WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB – DECEMBER 8  

The Trinity women's book club will meet at the home of Faye Miller on Sunday, December 8 at 2pm to discuss “At Water’s Edge” by Sara Gruen.  A cookie and small gift/ ornament exchange for anyone who wants to participate in either or both!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS 

Tuesday, November 12 – Vestry meeting @ 6:15pm  

Wednesday, November 13  – Coffee & Conversation @ UMC, 10:30am

Friday, November 15 – Atchison United Way’s Annual Trivia Contest @ 7pm

 Saturday, November 16 – Loaves & Fishes @ 9am

 Tuesday, November 19 – Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service @ Shilo Baptist Church, 6pm

 Thursday, November 28 – Thanksgiving Day Worship @ 9am 

 Thursday, November 28 – Free Community Thanksgiving Day Dinnerr @ UMC, 11am-2pm 

 Sunday, December 1 – Horton Christmas Luminaries "Festival of Lights", Hwy 73 & K-20, 5:30-7:30pm

Friday, December 6 – Cookie & Candy Sale @ UMC, 5-6:30pm

Saturday, December 7 – Cookie & Candy Sale @ UMC, 9-11am 

December 8 – Trinity Women's Book Club meets @ 2pm to discuss "At Water's Edge" by Sara Gruen

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. 

 

 

LINKS

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