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July 26, 2016

Sunday Worship Schedule
8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
In the Garden street ministry at 1:30 p.m.

Sunday morning parking code: 1013. Details at the end of this eChimes.
Please use the parking code only on Sunday morning


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Parish Calendar
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day-to-day schedule at Trinity Church.


If you have family events to share with us at Trinity please email pictures to Kevin Wines.


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The Vestry & Wardens
of Trinity Church

Sr. Warden:
Joel Norris

Jr. Warden:
Rhoda Allen

Vestry Members:
Mary Gahbauer
Ruth Gless

Scott Hoshor-Johnson
Ken Leslie
Ernest Perry
John Redden

Alan Sheppard
Brad Sturm
David White

Bill Forbes


To reach any vestry member simply contact the Parish Office. Messages will be forwarded as desired.



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Procter Camp

Procter Summer Camp info now available. Click the image above.



The eChimes will be on hiatus for the month of August


Worship with Bishop Price

this Sunday, July 31


Serving at Trinity:

This Sunday, July 31, 2016

Presiding & Preaching: The Rt. Rev. Kenneth L. Price, Jr.,
retired bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Southern Ohio

Bp Price
Assisting: The Rev. deniray mueller
Eucharistic Ministers: 8 Mary Gahbauer, 10:30 Debbie Wiedwald
Director of Music/Liturgist: Kevin N. Wines
Acolyte: 10:30 Scott Hoshor-Johnson,
Lectors: 8 Kitty Morton-Epler, 10:30 Catherine Cheek,
Altar Guild: 8 Rhoda Allen, 10:30 Catherine Cheek
Ushers: 10:30 Jerry Sellman
Floral Decorations: Debbie Wiedwald
In the Garden Lunches: Picnic hosted by ITG providers


August 8, 2016

Presiding & Preaching: The Rev. Richard A. Burnett
Eucharistic Ministers: 8 Mary Gahbauer, 10:30 Susan McKinley
Musician: Brian Naille
Acolyte: 10:30 Mark Cheek
Lectors: 8 Kerry Kay, 10:30 Emily Pucker
Altar Guild: 8 Rhoda Allen, 10:30 Andrea Govan
Ushers: 8 Jeff McNealey, 10:30 Chiseko Hamisi
Floral Decorations: Patricia Rugola & Hunter/Han Wedding


August 14, 2016
(MASS IN THE GRASS – one liturgy at 10:00 in Goodale Park)

Presiding & Preaching: The Rev. Richard A. Burnett
Eucharistic Ministers: David White, Catherine Cheek
Acolyte: Bill Mains
Lectors: Sasha Beyer, Andrea Govan
Altar Guild: Rhoda Allen
Ushers: Steve Maher
Floral Decorations: Patricia Rugola


August 21, 2016

Presiding & Preaching: The Rev. Richard A. Burnett
Eucharistic Ministers: 10:30 Al Sheppard
Musician: Brian Naille
Acolyte: 10:30 Mark Cheek
Lectors: 8 Rhoda Allen, 10:30 Susan McKinley
Altar Guild: 8 Rhoda Allen, 10:30 Catherine Cheek
Ushers: 10:30 Patricia Rugola

Floral Decorations: Kent A. Phillips (Wiedwald/Purcell Wedding)


August 28, 2016

Presiding & Preaching: The Rev. Richard A. Burnett
Eucharistic Ministers: 8 Jeff McNealey, 10:30 Catherine Cheek
Musician: Brian Naille
Acolyte: 8 Scott Hoshor-Johnson
Lectors: 8 Ruth Gless, 10:30 Len Finelli
Altar Guild: 8 Rhoda Allen, 10:30 Lori Dhiraprasiddhi
Ushers: 10:30 Alan Sheppard

Floral Decorations: Kitty Morton-Epler


This Sunday's bulletin is available here.

The lectionary is available here.



Click here for the Doodle Poll to select dates to host.

Duryee Memorial


A celebration of the life of Hal Duryee will be held on
Saturday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m. in Trinity Church.

MIG 2016

There will be no services in Trinity Church on the morning of August 14.


John & Paula Redden to ride in Pelotonia, Aug. 5-8

If you would like to encourage their rides please follow these links: or


Tea Party, August 27
Tea Party

Come and spend a leisurely afternoon of delightful conversation and sumptuous snacks at out first ever Central Ohio - Diocese of Southern Ohio "Church Ladies Tea Party."  This is an opportunity to come together to get to know other area Episcopal women, not to mention it will be fun.  Saturday, August 27, 3:00 PM at Asterisk Supper Club in Westerville.  Advance purchase of tickets required. Cost is $30. See flyer here for details or e-mail


Trinity parishioners are always good to help keep our In The Garden friends supplied with personal toiletry items, and so once again we are asking that to remember our friends as you short and travel.  We are especially in need of the following:  toothpaste, razors, deodorant, toilet paper, socks, and underwear. We are in good shape right now with soap and shampoo, but will gladly accept whatever you might have! You can leave items in the church office or in the kitchen at Trinity.  Thanks in advance for your help!

Usher and Greeter Guild Growing...

Perhaps you would like to serve on this vital ministry team, ushering and welcoming guests to either of our Sunday morning liturgies: 8 & 10:30. The time commitment is minimal - about once a month. Please speak to an usher on Sunday, the Rector, or email the parish office.


Trinity seeks Acolytes & Eucharistic Ministers!

Are you interested in learning more about the service or being a part of making it happen? You are invited to join this vital and engaging ministry. Servers are needed for all services and service times; you may choose to serve as often as you'd like. A training session is being planned for the near future. Please contact Emily Pucker at or 313-515-1982 with questions, or speak with any member of our clergy or altar party for more information.

Trinity Church School Newsletter

available here.



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Disposable Diapers are always in demand

Please don't forget our neighbors on the street. New dry socks are always in need and we have many weekday requests for snacks and self-opening, non-perishable food items as well. Remember to save hotel toiletries from your travels. All donations are greatly appreciated.

flowersAltar Decoration Memorials

If you would like to place a flower memorial or thanksgiving in the Sunday bulletin, contact Diane Donato in the Parish Office via email or at 221-5351.  A donation of $50 is suggested, but any reasonable amount will be accepted.  Only a few dates are spoken for currently. An album of altar decoration has begun online. Click this photo to see more.


Help us celebrate Trinity’s bicentennial in 2017

Our 2017 bicentennial is an opportunity to recommit to what is best about Trinity and to making our congregation even better and stronger for those that follow.
Trinity’s Bicentennial Planning Committee has begun to focus on themes that reflect our history and values and to consider programs and events that are possible in terms of time, talent and treasure. We have formed several subcommittees to help plan our bicentennial celebration: historical, marketing/outreach, musical, social and visual.
If you are interested in joining one of the subcommittees, please share your name, email address and phone number to A planning committee member will be in touch to let you know about upcoming meetings.


We remember all who work for peace around the world, and especially this day we pray for our nation and other international partners discerning war and peace and wisdom in this time of terror and violence. Remembering friends and family members related to this community, we pray for Capt. Kristian Tonnessen, Specialist Hannah Stout, Petty Officer Kristy Sizemore, Cynthia Epler, Matt Schumann, Captain Scott Whaley, Gunnery Sergeant Robert A Griffith Jr., and all who serve our country.
St. Elias Greek Orthodox Church, Qatana, Damascus, Syria.  
Praying for peace around the world, we continue to ask God for a deeper compassion and greater courage to offer help to refugees and migrants and all in need.
We renew our commitments to serve the neediest and most easily forgotten in our midst and remember all who are homeless and hungry in our city today.  We give thanks for the generous hospitality offered this afternoon at In The Garden, and pray for the Holy Spirit’s abundant grace in our fellowship.
We pray for all who are sick or suffering at this time – Walter Friedmann, Patty Tessler, Sonia Cardenas, Kay Sturm, Frances & John Sanders, Suzanne Leslie, Leah Lake, Lucia Benaquisto , Pauline Austin, Jonie Johnson, Dick Oman, Jan Heston, Sharon Whaley, David and those in prison and others whom we name silently or aloud.
Birthdays: Howard Coffin, Al Sheppard, Jane Forbes, Patricia Hatler, Whit Sheridan, Jackson Blackburn


Altar Guild - Rhoda Allen, director—Prepares the altar for Holy Eucharist and maintains the altar and linens.
Buildings & Grounds - John Redden, Vestry Liaison (VL), Alan Sheppard, chair—Oversees the maintenance of the Church facilities, and considers improvements to our interior and exterior space.
Christian Formation - Joel Norris, VL, Rachel Friend, chair—Develops the Christian education programs for adults and youth.
Communications - Ruth Gless, VL
Community Ministries - David White, VL—Develops and participates in programs reflecting Trinity's mission to the community.  Works closely with the In the Garden leadership team.
Endowment - Rhoda Allen, VL, Jerry Sellman, chair
Finance Committee - Joel Norris, VL, Bill Forbes, chair
Future Trinity - Ernest Perry, VL, Bill Bronson, Chair—A mission-oriented invitation to our downtown Columbus neighborhood(s).
Leadership Development - Joel Norris, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Parish Life
- Scott Hoshor-Johnson, VL,—Plans social activities for the parish throughout the year.
St. Margaret’s Pastoral Care Circle—Mary Gahbauer, VL, Andrea Govan, convener - Offers support for fellow congregation members in time of need.
Personnel - Ken Leslie, VL, Richard Burnett, chair
Stewardship - Brad Sturm, VL, John Redden, chair—Nurtures and develops year 'round giving of time, talent, and treasures of parishioners.
Worship, Music & Arts - Rhoda Allen, VL, Kevin N. Wines, chair—Participates in structuring worship services and plans special music, concerts, and evening services.
For more information or to join any of these Ministry Teams, please speak to the team coordinators, the Rector, or call the Parish Office 221-5351.

Sunday Morning Parking

Free parking is available only on Sunday mornings in the LAZ surface parking lot next to the YWCA. The lot is accessible from Lazelle Alley, Capital Street, and 4th Street.

Trinity worshippers will need to enter a code into the payment kiosk and receive a parking slip which is to be placed on your dashboard.
To receive a slip from the kiosk:
Touch any button then select Trinity Episcopal, then enter the code 1013.
On-street parking remains free on Sundays at meters. Be aware that weekday and Saturday meters are enforced until 10:00 p.m.

Please only use the parking code on Sunday morning - at other times, it will cause problems for the parking kiosk machine affecting other parkers.
Trinity Episcopal Church on Capitol Square
125 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-5351; fax (614) 221-3716