The Tower

Trinity in the snow! 1/29/2019

   Staff

  •     The Rev. Dr. George T. (GT) Schramm, Rector
  •     The Rev. Frank Coe, Priest Associate
  •     The Rev. Charlie Holder, Priest Associate
  •     Mrs. Jennifer Perrotte, Administrative Asst.
  •     Ms. Diane Johnston, Business Manager
  •     Mrs. Lora Hammersla, Organist
  •     Mr. David Bryant, Choir Director                   

January 16, 2020

LENTEN REFLECTIONS

As is our tradition, we are putting together a booklet of daily reflections for your family to use during Lent. This is written by our congregation each year.
There is a sign-up sheet in the Fellowship Hall for you to choose a lesson to write about. Your reflection need not be long, 2-4 paragraphs, and should fit on a half sheet of paper, single spaced.
Longer reflections may be edited to fit. Reflections are due by February 6th and should be emailed to Paula Lelansky at peej100@frontier.com. Thank you!

BOOK CLUB will meet on January 20th at 9:30am in Trinity House.
Please join us for coffee and conversation, newcomers always welcome!

VESTRY MEETINGTuesday, January 21st at 7:15pm at Trinity House.
Please mark your calendar and let the office know if you cannot attend.

GIVING ENVELOPES: are in the back of the church. Please pick them up on Sunday and cross your name off the list provided.
If you would like envelopes and don’t see your name in the box, please let the office know. Thank you!

CHARITABLE GIVING: Trinity is blessed to be able to give to those in need and those who our Shepherdstown community. We gave a total of $20,000 to 13 organizations.

Here is a list of those who benefited from your generosity in 2019: Good Shepherd Caregivers, Shepherdstown Day Care. Hospice of the Panhandle, Church Periodical Club,
Jefferson County Community Ministries, Good News Paper, CASA, Highland Educational Project, Caring Cupboard, Baby’s First Book Program, Boy’s Home, Shepherdstown Police, Jefferson Day Report Center

CANTERBURY NURSING HOME – we visit residents at Canterbury each month which includes a short worship with music.
We would love to have more of the congregation join us for this important ministry. Our next visit will be Wednesday, February 12th at 10:30am.
Please meet us there or call the office for more information.

TRINITY DEPENDS almost totally on your generosity with us.
Please prayerfully consider your end of the year donation and your pledge amount for 2020. There are many building projects to consider in the coming year. Thank you for your support!

ALTAR & ORGAN FLOWERS:  There are lots of Sundays open for you to donate flowers in honor or memory of loved ones.
Please email the office with your dedication at trinitys@trinitys.comcastbiz.net or call and leave us a message. Flowers are $40.

COFFEE CANS: Please donate clean, empty coffee cans to church as we use them to transport flowers to shut-ins and folks at the Nursing Home. Thank you!

SCRIP CARDS: We have ordered a new batch of Food Lion, Martins and Sheetz cards. They will be arriving over the next week or two.
Please visit us after church on Sunday to purchase grocery & gas cards. Trinity receives a percentage of the cost and you receive the entire amount.
This has been a very successful source of revenue for us and helps keep the lights on. Thank you!

SANCTUARY PAINTING: Hopefully when you come to church you will see how beautiful it looks with a fresh coat of paint.
The project is now complete, and the bill is $6,400. If you would like to consider making a gift to help offset these costs, we would greatly appreciate it.

COFFEE HOUR please be sure to check the coffee hour sign-up sheet in the Fellowship Hall and choose a Sunday to host. No elaborate lunch is needed.

Simple snacks, fruit, cookies, etc. are wonderful. Thank you!

ASSISTANTS –JANUARY 19, 2020 / 2nd Sunday after Epiphany

8:00 a.m. Chalice:  Tom Miller                 10 a.m. Chalice: Jack Egle

Lesson and Psalm: Christel Devlin (Isaiah 49:1-7 / Psalm 40:1-12)

Epistle: Hans Fogle (1 Corinthians 1:1-9)    Prayers: Elizabeth Cuthbert (Rite I)  

Greeters: Paula Lelansky and Aileen Boyd 

Coffee Hour: The Chapmans, Jenny Hollis and the Harris Family

Acolytes: Jackson Thompson, Ashlee Study, McGuire Gleason, Scott Leonard,
Max Romine, Nathan Rouse, Elizabeth Krogstad, Henry Frey, Morgan Lori

January Altar Guild: Lane Donley, Melissa Chapman, Amy Debreuler, Pat Egle, Flora Henderson, Sue Lane, Beth Rehberger,
Emeritus: Lucille Waltz and Wendy Moseley

Nursery:  Caitlin Degenfelder                  Backup Layreader for January: Elizabeth Cuthbert 

ALTAR FLOWERS are given to the glory of God by Bob and Tia McMillan in honor of
our grandchildren: Evan, Zara and Quinn Jones and Will, Anna and Liza McMillan.

ORGAN FLOWERS: are given to the glory of God by Kris MacNichols in loving memory of
Mac and Kristy MacNichols for their January birthdays.   

ASSISTANTS –JANUARY 26, 2020 / 3rd Sunday after Epiphany

8:00 a.m. Chalice:  Mark Abdy                 10 a.m. Chalice: Ted Walton 

Lesson and Psalm: Mary O’Hara  (Isaiah 9:1-4 / Psalm 27)

Epistle: Carol Mannel (1 Corinthians 1: 10-18)    Prayers: Sam Cuthbert (Rite II, Form III)  

Greeters: Shannon and Rick Taylor

Coffee Hour: Alex & Carline Shaw

Acolytes: Jackson Thompson, Ashlee Study, McGuire Gleason, Scott Leonard,
Max Romine, Nathan Rouse, Elizabeth Krogstad, Henry Frey, Morgan Lori

January Altar Guild: Lane Donley, Melissa Chapman, Amy Debreuler, Pat Egle, Flora Henderson, Sue Lane, Beth Rehberger,
Emeritus: Lucille Waltz and Wendy Moseley

Nursery:  Caitlin Degenfelder                  Backup Layreader for January: Elizabeth Cuthbert