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Weekly Announcements • October 23

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Weekly Announcements • October 23

October 23, 2022

Consecration Sunday October 23

Consecration Sunday, held in 2022 on October 23, is the day in which we are invited to make a pledge of financial support to Trinity Parish for the coming year. Our Eucharist that day will be followed by a catered luncheon—weather permitting outdoors—to celebrate our giving. Pledge cards were handed out last Sunday, and may be turned in at the end of the Consecration Sunday service or, if you need additional time to pray and discuss, the following week.

Sunday School

This week's lesson covers the Ark and the Tent: “They put a fence made of cloth that could be rolled up and carried with them when they traveled. It marked the whole special area called the tabernacle. God gave Aaron and his sons these words to bless the People of God: ‘The Lord bless you and keep you, the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you, the Lord lift up his face to you and give you peace.’”

I wonder how you find God’s peace in your life?
I wonder why the tabernacle is so important?
I wonder if there is something in your life that is very special and worth protecting?

This Week

  • Daily Compline, 8:00pm (The Book of Common Prayer, p. 127; click link to join)
  • Sun., October 23, Consecration Sunday, Pentecost XX, Holy Eucharist, 10:00am
  • Sun., October 23, Consecration Sunday Picnic Luncheon, following the Liturgy
  • Sun., October 23, AA Meeting, 7:00pm
  • Mon., October 24, AA Meeting, 6:00am
  • Mon., October 24, AA Meeting, 5:30pm
  • Tues., October 25, Centre Street Food Pantry open 2:30–6:00pm
  • Wed., October 26, AA Meeting, 6:00am
  • Thur., October 27, AA Meeting, 7:00pm
  • Thur., October 27, AA Book Group, 8:00pm
  • Fri., October 28, AA Meeting, 6:00am
  • Sat., October 29, AA Book Group, 8:00am

Looking Ahead

  • Daily Compline, 8:00pm (The Book of Common Prayer, p. 127; click link to join)
  • Sun., October 30, Pentecost XXI, Holy Eucharist, 10:00am
  • Sun., October 30, AA Meeting, 7:00pm
  • Mon., October 31, AA Meeting, 6:00am
  • Mon., October 31, AA Meeting, 5:30pm
  • Tues., November 1, Centre Street Food Pantry open 2:30–6:00pm
  • Wed., November 2, AA Meeting, 6:00am
  • Thur., November 3, AA Meeting, 7:00pm
  • Thur., November 3, AA Book Group, 8:00pm
  • Fri., November 4, AA Meeting, 6:00am
  • Sat., November 5, AA Book Group, 8:00am
  • Sat., November 5, Centre Street Food Pantry open 11:30am–2:00pm
  • Sun., November 6, All Saints Sunday, Holy Eucharist, Holy Eucharist, 10:00am
  • Sun., November 20, Advent Wreath Making Workshop, 11:00am
  • Mon., November 21, Anti-Racism Reading Group, 7:00pm

Remembrances for All Saints Sunday, November 6

We will celebrate All Saints on Sunday, November 6.  All Saints is the feast in which the Church remembers the one communion and fellowship of saints, both past and present, and it is traditional to remember in the order of service that day loved ones who have died. If there are deceased whom you would like to be remembered in the order of service, please send their names to the parish office by Wednesday, November 2.

Trinity Parish Continues to Follow 'Mask Friendly' Protocols

The Trinity Parish Vestry voted to go "mask friendly" effective immediately; that is, masks are optional at Trinity Parish as of April 14. Please note that, pending further guidance from the Diocese and local infection rates, we may in future return to requiring face coverings when we gather in person.

Pledging During a Pandemic

Thank you to all who continue to send in your pledge! Your faithfulness in keeping up your pledge helps Trinity Parish stay “in the black” during this time, and we are grateful. Pledges may be mailed to Trinity Parish at 11 Homer St., Newton Centre, MA 02459.

Centre St. Food Pantry Wish List

Located at 11 Homer Street in Newton Centre on the lower level of Trinity Church, the Pantry is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a member of the Greater Boston Food Bank.  It is open most Tuesdays from 2:30–6pm and the first Saturday of each month from 11:30am–2pm.

New households are asked to fill out the Online Pantry Registration Form or print and fill out this paper form. If you live in Newton or Brighton and wish to be added to the CSFP delivery list, send an E-mail with your name, phone number, city, and family size.

For Your Prayers

Please remember in your prayers: the Episcopal parishes of Newton, our clergy and people; the Centre Street Food Pantry, its clients and staff; Joseph, our President; Charlie, our Governor; and Ruthanne, our Mayor.  Pray also for Joan and for peace and a return to calm in South Africa; for peace in South Sudan, the Palestinian territories, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and Yemen; comfort and care for all migrants and refugees; All Saints Anglican Church, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal; the Khethani Christian Fellowship, Khethani Township, KwaZulu-Natal; B-READY Afterschool staff, teens, youth, and families; comfort and healing for Krista and Cynthia; for the soul of Jack.

Saints Calendar (For readings please see

  • Mon., October 24, Saint James of Jerusalem, Brother of our Lord Jesus Christ (transferred from October 23)
  • Tues., October 25, Tabitha (Dorcas) of Joppa
  • Wed., October 26, Alfred, King, 899
  • Fri., October 28, Saint Simon and Saint Jude, Apostles
  • Sat., October 29, James Hannington, Bishop, and his Companions, Martyrs, 1885

Click here for the Parish Calendar online

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