Summer schedule – Sunday service is at 10am
- Sunday – 8:30am and 11:00am
- 1st Sunday – 10am in Parish Hall
- Wednesday Eucharist – 6pm
- Mon & Wed – Morning Prayer @ 9am
Our Vision is to be relevant to the Lake Region Community; serving and drawing others to the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a growing Episcopal Church. Please join us!
Colossians – 5th Pentecost
Good Old Chicken Dinner & Basket Auction
Our auction baskets have everything from fresh baked goodies to things for hobbies and crafts. We have baskets for each month of the year…for all ages and delights!
The all inclusive tickets for this event are $10 for adults and $5.00 for kids under 12. This includes a wonderful chicken dinner, the entertaining auctioneer and the super delicious make-it-yourself ice cream sundaes! So, don’t forget to get your tickets from Virginia, and be sure to come and find that special basket that’s just waiting for you! More information here:
June 9, 2019 Pentecost Sunday! Glorious day at Trinity on the Day of Pentecost!
Celebrating Pentecost, Confirming, Receiving, Fellow-shipping! Happy to have Bishop Dorsey celebrating this day with us!
Pentecost Sunday – June 9 – WEAR RED!
Bishop Dorsey will be with us on Pentecost Sunday and will happily receive all those who wish for him to bring them into the Episcopal Church, “officially.” On this day, Marilyn, Lindsay, and Gianna will be Confirmed by the Bishop and Lynn will be Received. It will be a wonderfully happy day and a great celebration of the Holy Spirit’s grace, guidance, and continued presence with us!
We hope that everyone will WEAR RED, the color that symbolizes the fire of the Holy Spirit.
Sunday, June 9 – Ultreya – 4:00pm
Trinity will host the June Santa Fe AND River Region Ultreya. All are invited to join the Cursillo community for worship, fellowship, and dinner! Contact John Katterhenry, if you need more information.
Starting June 2, there will be only ONE SERVICE each Sunday, at 10am. On 1st Sundays, the service will be in the parish hall with a potluck afterwards.
Sunday, June 9 – Pentecost
The Bishop will be with us for confirmation
Sunday, June 16 – Trinity Sunday
Your choice of a Pork Sandwich ($10) or Ribs ($12) with all the fixins’ – beans, slaw, and a drink. Please call Rodney or see him after church to make a pre-order and make sure able to get one of these delicious meals. They will be serving until 2pm OR until all meals are sold out.
Wednesday, May 22 – 6:30pm
The 4th Wednesday Spaghetti Dinner features Bob Branson of the College of Missionary Aviation to speak about the program. A brief Eucharist service is at 6pm prior to the dinner.
Thursday, May 9 – 6pm
Movie Night returns! Popcorn, candy and drinks are available for all. Invite a friend! Copyright laws prohibit us from advertising the actual name of the movie, but it’s a fun and very happy movie, suitable for all ages and even has a cameo appearance by Dick Van Dyke of the original movie…did you get the hint??
CONFIRMATION, RECEPTION AND AFFIRMATION
The Confirmation class, which begins on Sunday, May 5 at 9am, is for anyone interested in being Confirmed, Received, or Affirmed…or if you’re just interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church.
The Bishop will be with us on Sunday, June 9, Pentecost Sunday, to celebrate our Inquirers. Please call the office or speak with Fr. Tony if you would like to take part in the class.
SUNDAY, APRIL 21 – Celebrating Easter at Trinity!
Sunday, April 7 – First Sunday
On the first Sunday of the month, we collect items for Lake Area Ministries. If you are able to bring some non-perishable food items, pet food, or paper goods, ie. Tissue, Toilet Paper, Paper towels etc., we will see that they are blessed and sent on to LAM. Thank you.
March 27 – Community Lunch – noon
The Community Lenten Luncheon will be at St. William’s Catholic Church in Keystone with Rev. Jeff Tate from Keystone United Methodist Church as the speaker. These lunches are always free though love offerings are gratefully accepted.
Saturday, March 16 – SongFarmers
Join us for the March SongFarmers Gathering at Trinity, 7-9pm. Whether a new or seasoned musician, singer, or just love good music you are welcome! Bring your guitar, fiddle, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, dulcimer or upright bass…or just sing along with the musicians.
March 13 – Lenten Soup Supper – 6pm
The first in our series of Wednesday Soup Suppers and Programs will be held at Trinity. Please contact Cinnie to sign-up to bring soup, fruit, bread, or to set-up/clean-up.
March 5 – Pancake Supper
The scouts of Boy Scout Troop #109 are serving pancakes for dinner for all, beginning at 5:30pm. You can expect pancakes with all the works! For the adventuresome, there are fruit toppings and whipped cream in addition to a variety of syrups. Ham, juice, and coffee complete the meal. The cost is $5.00 a person, but not more than $20.00 per family.
February 27 – 4th Wednesday!
The Spaghetti Dinner this month will be on Feb. 27th at 6:00pm, and the speaker for the evening is Joan Vaughn, one of the founders of Lake Area Ministries Food Pantry.
If you haven’t had a chance to come to one of the dinners yet, the food is always delicious and the speakers are very interesting.
Thursday, February 14 – Movie Night
Doors open at 6pm
Movie starts at 6:30pm
filmed entirely on location in Singapore and Malaysia, this 2018 romantic comedy is sure to give us a fun evening! Rumor has it, there might even be special Valentines treats along with the drinks and popcorn. As always, all are welcome and everything is free!
February 3 – The Annual Meeting
Many thanks to outgoing vestry members, Joyce Chesnut and Brian McRae for three years of service. New vestry members, Jean Giesel and George Letchford were voted in by acclamation. A report of the Diocesan Convention was made by Fr. Tony and Elaine Ashley. If you were not able to attend the meeting or you did not receive the Annual Report, there are copies in the office.
Sunday, February 3 – 10am
1st Sunday Service & Annual Parish Meeting
Each year Trinity has an annual meeting during which everyone is given a copy of the written annual report, including reports of the previous year’s activities by each of our ministries. The Treasurer will go over the coming year’s budget, and we will elect two new Vestry members, a convention delegate and an alternate. Please plan to attend and enjoy a wonderful pot luck lunch as well!
Wednesday, January 23 – 4th Wednesday
A fantastic spaghetti super, prepared by John Katterhenry and friends, was followed by a delicious sampling of coffees and an interesting presentation by William Beck of FirePower Coffee Roasters LLC.
Appreciated is the fact that this roaster participates in the Café Femenino program to help support women coffee farmers in producing countries. Find out more here: https://firepower.coffee/about-our-coffee/
Saturday, January 19 @ 7pm
Trinity Episcopal hosted the inaugural meeting of the Melrose Chapter of SongFarmers, a gathering of local musicians and singers who came together to share their talents; bringing instruments, voices, or listening ears for a wonderful evening of picking, playing and singing. Everyone welcome!
Next SongFarmers Gathering in Melrose is Saturday, February 16
Sunday, December 23 – Advent 4
Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
If you have not yet pledged for 2019, please do so…this is so important for budgeting and to help us all do God’s work! As you know, Trinity needs to know what we can afford in 2019 and are only asking for our Trinity family to give back a little of what God has given us. http://www.trinitymelrosefl.org/giving/
Sunday, December 16 – 4pm
Carols, Cookies, and Cocoa!
Please bring your favorite cookies with the recipe. Joyful guitars will play all of your favorite Christmas Carols. Come enjoy the happy fellowship!
Sunday, December 16 – Advent 2
Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.
Saturday, December 15 – noon
December ECW Potluck and Meeting
Everyone is asked to bring a bag of pet food for LAM. All women of the church are considered members of ECW, so please come and join the fun!
Sunday, December 9 – Advent 2
Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Saturday, December 8
Trinity was ready! During the parade, people of Trinity handed out stuffed animals to children in the crowd. Following the parade, the women sold some wonderful things from the Thrift Shop and the men served delicious Gumbo and Chili.
Inside, we had the Nativity Walk, with Nativities from all over the world and some that hold their own interest from years gone by or with very special memories. Another table had nativities and things which children were free to handle. There was also be hot cocoa and cookies for everyone and wonderful Christmas music. Many thanks to ALL who participated!
Reminder: Please bring the unwrapped gifts in a bag with the angel envelope attached to it to the CHURCH OFFICE by Thursday, December 13, OR, you may also bring it to CHURCH on Sunday, December 16
Sunday, December 2 – Advent 1
Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Other 2018 Events
Tuesday Afternoon Study is held at 1:30 in the Wicker Room. Everyone is welcome! Most lessons will be independent and not depend on having been here the prior week, so if you need to miss one or two, that won’t mean you have to miss the others.
Morning Prayer Monday and Wednesday @9:00am
Everyone is welcome to the service which brings much
tradition and is part of the history of the Episcopal
Church. Plus, it’s a wonderful way to start the day!