Events this Week at Holy Trinity

Monday, March 11

Rector’s Office Hours ~ 10:00am ~ 12:00pm
Noon Contemplative prayer ~ Chapel

Tuesday, March 12

Prayer Group ~ 11 am, Community Room
Vestry Meeting ~ 7:00pm ~ Community Room
AA Meeting ~ 7:30 pm, Lower Level

Wednesday, March 13

9:00am ~ Men’s Gathering ~ Kofenya
Chapel of St. Bede, 12:15pm ~ Holy Eucharist
Oxford Food Pantry Board Meeting  (sub-committee)~ 6:30pm-8:30pm
Conference Room

Thursday, March 14

Choir Rehearsal ~ 7:30 pm, Lower Level

Monday, March 18

Rector’s Office Hours ~ 10:00am ~ 12:00pm
Noon Contemplative prayer ~ Chapel

Tuesday, March 19

Prayer Group ~ 11 am, Community Room
Vestry Meeting ~ 7:00pm ~ Community Room
AA Meeting ~ 7:30 pm, Lower Level

Wednesday, March 20

Chapel of St. Bede, 12:15pm ~ Holy Eucharist
NAACP Meeting – 6:00pm ~Community Room
NAMI Family Support Group ~ 6:30PM – 8:00pm ~ Conference Room

Thursday, March 21

Choir Rehearsal ~ 7:30 pm, Lower Level

Spring Adult Forum

Sunday, March 17 ~ Godly Play
Sunday, March 24 ~ Faith Story by Judith de Luce
Sunday, March 31 ~ Exodus I
Sunday, April 7 ~      Exodus II
Sunday, April 28 ~   Church Women’s Union

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE:

April 14 ~ Palm Sunday
April 18 ~ Maundy Thursday ~ 7:00pm with footwashing
April 19 ~ Good Friday ~ noon; Walk of Witness, 7:00pm in the ChurchApril 21 ~ Easter Sunday ~ 10:30am, followed by Festival Brunch

Shared Silent Gathering:  Mondays at noon everyone is invited to participate in a Shared Silent Gathering in the Chapel.  Ten minutes of conversation will be followed by 15 minutes of quiet.  Departure will be in silence.  Centering, quieting, stillness is a wonderful way to begin a new week and being silent together is especially meaningful.  Hope you can join us.  If you have any questions, please contact Linda Church (523-4356), Nicole Thesz, theszn@miamioh.edu, Mary Hay (524-7947) or Deb Williams, deborah.benkovitz@gmail.com, 412-370-9312).

Daily Evening Prayer~ March 7 to April 13 ~ Begins in Chapel of St. Bede 5.15 p.m.

Sunday, March 17 at 3:00 PM ~ A Celebration of Latin American Music.  The program features the Misa Criolla, by Ariel Ramirez, performed by the Holy Trinity Church Choir, William Bausano, choir director, and guest instrumentalists along with solo performances by Thomas Garcia, guitar, Phillip Roberts, organ, and Holy Trinity’s Choral Scholars. A freewill offering will be accepted at the door. A reception will follow the concert.

Joint Interfaith Outreach to Students ~ Thursday, March 21, 10:00am ~ 5:00pm ~ free coffee and cookies for students on Green Beer Day.  Please bring homemade cookies, granola bars and bottled water to Bishop’s Foyer or Church Office Tuesday, March 19, or Wednesday, March 20, before 1:00pm.  Email Pete Lindsay, lindsapr@miamioh.edu  to volunteer one hour between 10am to 5pm.  We will schedule people in pairs to serve coffee, water and cookies.

Support the cause of justice by attending the NAACP banquet fundraiser, Sunday, April 7, 5:00pm, in the Dolibois Room of the Shriver Center! Come and enjoy a delicious meal and jazz music provided again by David Palmer!   The keynote speaker will be David Singleton, the Executive Director of Ohio Justice and Policy Center in Cincinnati.  Invite your friends, family members and neighbors for a most interesting evening! Tickets are $50 and can be purchased from Sarah Michael, Margaret Smith and Sara Palmer.  The proceeds will provide scholarships for students of color graduating from the Talawanda School District.  Margaret Smith has taken over the Oxford NAACP scholarship program from Barbara Cox who faithfully served for many years.  Holy Trinity takes out each year a full page advertisement in the NAACP book to show our support of this worthy organization working to redress injustices and counter racism.   

Sarah Michael is coordinating preparations for the Easter Celebration this year and is eager to have your help.  Please volunteer to help continue Holy Trinity's tradition of this Festive Brunch this coming April 21st, following the Easter service. Help will be needed with planning children's activities, set-up, clean-up, decorations, refreshment planning and more. To volunteer, please contact Sarah at 523-3129 or sk65michael@gmail.com.   

Spirit of Scotland 2020 ~ sponsored by the Oxford Presbyterian Church ~ Eight Day Guided Tour Exploring Our Sacred Heritage.  If you ever dreamed of walking the historic streets of Edinburgh and Stirling, sauntering across the holy isle of Iona, witnessing the majestic beauty of the Scottish Highlands, or exploring  St. Andrews’ ancient university and golf course, the Spirit of Scotland is for you.  Ecumenical and welcoming, interested friends and neighboring congregations are invited to join us in May 2020 for this exciting spiritual journey.  The tour leader is Rev. Lawrence Bartel (Oxford Presbyterian Church) in coordination with Rev. James Wallace (Church of Scotland). Inquiries can be addressed to any of the following:

Rev. Lawrence Bartel, pastorlawrence@oxfordpresbyterianchurch.org; 315-369-5225 Ellen Buerk, ebuerk@hotmail.com
Will Hazleton, hazletwa@miami.edu, 513-461-1812

Publications Deadlines ~ Announcements for Sunday Bulletins should be dropped off or sent via email by Monday morning of the week preceding. Articles and announcements for the TRIAD should be submitted by the 20th  of each month, to:

Kathy Kuehnle, at 513 -527559 ~ holytoffice@gmail.com Thank you!