Volume II | Number 39 | September 27, 2018
Trinit- e   Weekly Newsletter
NACNH Monthly Birthday Celebration - Friday, September 28th at 3 PM
The Adams County Nursing Home needs volunteers for the Monthly Birthday Celebration this Friday! The birthday gathering only takes about an hour. If you are not able to donate your time, please consider a monetary gift. Checks can be made out to Trinity Church earmarked for Santas for Seniors and turned into the church office or Melinda Ballard. For more information visit our  website .
Blessing of the Pets
Monday, October 1st at 6 p.m.
To Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi there will be a blessing of pets on Monday, October 1 st at 6 PM in the Callon Memorial Garden at Trinity Church. Feel free to bring your pet to be blessed by Father Ken. If any animal needs to be contained, please ensure that this is done. If your pet is unable to travel, you may bring their collar to be blessed so your pet may have a blessed item. 
Save These Dates For October!
  • Ingathering Meeting - October 10th
  • Stewardship Sunday & Ministry Fair - October 14th
The Ingathering Meeting of Trinity Church will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, after the 5:30 Healing Eucharist in the Parish Hall. This annual meeting will cover new parish initiatives, news, and plans for future events. Dinner will be at 6:15 and the presentation will begin at 6:45 PM. Much will be happening! Join your fellow parishioners for supper and an exciting discussion about all things Trinity! Babysitters will be available.

The annual Stewardship Sunday will be on Sunday, October 14th. There will be one service on that day, held at 10 AM. Adult Education will begin at 9 AM. The Ministry Fair will be held in the Parish Hall following the 10AM Service. We will have Carriage House fried chicken and other goodies brought by the Evangelism Committee for lunch. The Ministry Fair is an opportunity to investigate and sign up for church ministries and committees. Come and see what sparks your interests! This is a very important day for our church. Please plan to attend Stewardship Sunday and the Ministry Fair!
2018-2019 Inquirer's Class (Classes on The Episcopal Church)
Fr. Ken is happy to announce that he will host the Inquirer's Classes once again! These Classes are held for those interested in learning (or learning more) about The Episcopal Church. These classes may be of particular interest to those who are considering being Confirmed and/or Received into The Episcopal Church or for those seeking a refresher course. Classes will be held intermittently from November to February on Monday nights at 6 PM in the Parish Hall. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact the Church Office at 601-445-8432 as soon as possible to let us know. Babysitting will be offered during the classes

2018-2019 Inquirer's Class Schedule:
  • November 5th
  • November 12th
  • December 3rd
  • January 7th
  • February 4th
  • February 25th
Toiletries Drive for Natchez Adams County Nursing Home.
This drive is to collect toiletries for the Natchez Adams County Nursing Home. Below is a list of items that you can donate. You may drop off your donated items at the church office. Every fourth month there will be a different drive to benefit the Adams County Nursing Home. Help Support this outreach ministry by purchasing an extra body wash, toothpaste, or other item listed below. 
  Acceptable Toiletries :
Scented liquid body wash, body sprays (NO AEROSOL CANS!!), combs and brushes, deodorants (men and women), small zippered bags (cosmetic bags), alcohol-FREE mouthwash, toothpaste, toothbrushes . 
Ways to Help Those Affected By Hurricane Florence
First Presbyterian Church in Natchez is collecting goods to send to the communities affected by Hurricane Florence. There are two ways to donate goods, the first way is to donate goods from the list of items to donate and the second way is to complete a bag, or several, with all the items in a gallon zip-lock bag. Donations and completed bags can be dropped off at First Presbyterian Church, 400 State Street, Natchez.
List of items to donate:
Scouting Pads
Sponges, Assorted Sizes
Scrub brush
Easy Wipes
Box Dry Detergent 50-78 oz. 
Bottle Dish Soap 24-28 oz.
Dust Masks
Latex Gloves
Work Gloves
24-28 count Heavy Duty Trash Bags 30-45 gal.
Insect Repellent non-aerosol
Liquid Lysol 12 oz.
Package of Clothespins 
Contents for bag donations:
1 Hand towel
1 Wash Cloth
1 Wide Tooth Comb
1 Nail Clipper
1 Bar Bath Soap
1 Tooth Brush
10 Band-aids

Put all of the listed items in a ziplock bag. You can make one bag or several bags. 
Bishop Skip Adams has joined the five other Episcopal Bishops of North and South Carolina in asking people to offer their assistance after Hurricane Florence through gifts to Episcopal Relief & Development. In the letter, the bishops appeal to people not to travel to the area to help at this time.

Those who wish to offer themselves as volunteers can sign up at the  Ready to Serve  page. Episcopal Relief & Development will need volunteers later, and this form helps the organization keep track of offers to help

Join Us Each Sunday for Fellowship!
There are now opportunities for parish fellowship with light refreshments in the parish Hall at 8:15- 8:30 a.m. and at 9:45-10:30 a.m. Please consider joining us during this time to get to know your neighbors and fellow parishioners!
Stewpot Donations and Drivers are Needed!
Donate Canned Vegetables Today!
Thanks to all who have donated ground venison to the Stewpot!

As summer ends and fall approaches our pantry shelves need restocking. Please consider donating a large can of vegetables ( no tomato products please ). Nine large cans are needed per day. The cans can be dropped off at the Stewpot, 69 East Franklin street, from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Saturday.   

We are also in need of two volunteers to deliver meals on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Meals are picked up at 10:45am and the route takes about an hour and fifteen minutes. Please call Amanda Jeansone, 601.807.2654, for more information.

Thank you for supporting the Natchez Stewpot!
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if you have any questions or concerns please email them to us at Katie@trinitynatchez.org or Call 601.431.8396 (please leave a voicemail if no answer)
Happening This Week at Trinity
If you have something for the Church Calendar, please let the church office know    here    
The Episcopal Diocese of Olympia
Serving This Week at Trinity

Sunday, September 30 - Ordinary Time - Proper 21
( Service at 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM )

Eucharistic Mi nisters:
 ·    7:30 a.m - Bruce Scarborough
·    10:30 a.m . - Ann O'Bryant
·    7:30 a.m . - Grace Steiner
·    10:30 a.m . - Robin Punches, Dianne Bunch
Intercessor (10:30): Woody Allen
Usher Captain: Marion Smith
Greeters:  Marion and Carolyn Smith
Oblation Bearers:  The Lewis Family
Altar Guild: Ann O'Bryant, Diana Nutter
Flower Guild: Meg Hazlip, Emily Fox

To find the full Liturgical Schedule for September, please click here .
Sunday, September 30 - OT Proper 21
(click on links below for readings)  

Your prayers are requested for....

Spencer Allen, Dylan Pressgrove, Ginny Patterson, Edwin Erinne, John and Mimi Bornman, Emmalee Cupit, Coral Byrd, Linda Dustin, Kathy Hester, George and Pat Dickens, Judy Coker, Ellen Sessions, Linda Lundy, Barham Moss, Katharine Garner, Antonio Cavazos, Jennifer Shane, Corky and Charlie Vess, Aurora Shane, Virginia Salmon, Charlotte Murrell, Cynthia McCormick, Cheryl LeBlanc, Michael Guyer, Bobbye Drane, Ashley Boutwell, Rachel Beland, Douglas Boggess, Kari Tippens, Allen McClumey, Angela Gardner, Elizabeth Swalm, Tucker Curry, Nordy Redhead, Bebe Jones, Rhonda Chisolm, Harry Philips, and our Armed Forces.  

Please remember the homebound and those in nursing and assisted living : Mollie Gallagher, Marie Philips, Betty Rogillio, Jean Bond, Jane Stewart, Mary Ann Jones, Marie Tillery, Burt Matheny, Dixie Miller, Blanca Cartwright, Jim Overton, Virginia Siddall, Jeanie Peabody.
A Prayer For This Week
For Trust in God

O God, the source of all health: So fill my heart with faith in your love, that with calm expectancy I may make room for your power to possess me, and gracefully accept your healing; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Trinity Episcopal Church
305 South Commerce St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
Phone: (601) 445-8432 | Fax: (601) 442-4939
Website:  Trinitynatchez.org