Volunteer to plant our Good News Garden

Construction of the raised bed vegetable Good News Garden at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Wyoming, Michigan
Rich, Jim and Lisa roll the soil to the raised vegetable bed frames, May 13, 2020.

Holy Trinity is planting a garden! We are joining a new program from Plainsong Farm. Produce from our garden will go to the local food banks we support.

Vegetable seedlings awaiting planting
Vegetable seedlings awaiting planting

Want to volunteer?

Learn more about the Garden and how you can help, plus see more photos as work progresses, on this website under About Holy Trinity > Good News Garden.

Video yourself saying “Let us bless the Lord!”

This year, our Easter message is Alleluia Anyway! And Father Peter put together a great video of so many of us recording that message!

Now, he’s asking us to stop for a second or two during our “daily grind” and video ourselves and our families saying our final proclamation for our Sunday services: Let us bless the Lord! He plans to “drop” the videos into our Facebook Live Sunday services as long as we can’t be worshipping in person.

Here’s how!

  1. Record a very short video (3-5 seconds) of you and/or your family proclaiming, “Let us bless the Lord!
  2. Email it to: preachingpastorpete@gmail.com.

That’s it! Thanks for participating!

Lay Eucharistic Minister training 102 offered March 15

“The blood of Christ, the cup of salvation.” The person who offers you the cup at communion and says these words to you is a Lay Eucharistic Minister (LEM). If you are already serving as a LEM or you’re a LEM wannabe, you need to meet the requirement for training.

On March 15 at 11:30 a.m. we’ll offer a second LEM training. This 30-minute class will focus on the practicalities of serving at Table – how to handle the bread and wine and napkins, AKA fair linen. Attending this session or the earlier one meets the Diocesan requirement for licensing as a LEM.

Thank you for your altar service!

Join us as we invite, welcome, and connect with new members!

Debbie Murphy is looking for members who want to embark on the “Invite, Welcome, Connect” adventure. It’s a program to really engage us in the deep work of evangelism. Which really comes down to how we:

  • Invite people to come to Holy Trinity
  • Welcome them when they walk in the doors
  • Help them connect with us in doing Christ’s work in the world – whether they want to be a greeter, sing, help at The Pantry, or lead Morning Prayer in our Chapel (for example).

Invite, Welcome, Connect is a wonderful program endorsed by our presiding Bishop Michael Curry.  It’s a way to help us examine who we are and what we’re doing (or not doing) now to invite, welcome and connect with new people, and decide if and how we want to make changes that might open our doors wider.

To begin with, we’ll be watching some Invite, Welcome, Connect videos and thinking about what we’re already doing right, followed by brainstorming what else we could try.

If this sounds interesting to you, meet with us on Sunday, November 3 right after coffee time. If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Murphy.

Learn more about Invite, Welcome, Connect at their website.

Mulch much? Need your help on Mulching Day, June 8.

Join our merry grounds crew on Saturday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m. to spread mulch around Holy Trinity church and the Diocesan office building. Please email Debbie Murphy at debbiephelpsmurphy@gmail.com or call her at 513-708-2541 to let her know you’ll show up and to see what tools to bring. Oh, and wear your garden gloves! Thank you in advance for your help!