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Trinity Times
February 8
, 2018

Serving this Sunday
February 11, 2018
The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

8:00 a.m.
Chalice: Bill von Glahn
Usher: Joyce von Glahn
Eucharistic Visitor: George Friesen
Breakfast: TBD
10:30 a.m. 
Deacon: The Rev. Harry Leip
Chalice 1: Barbara Uhlemann
Chalice 2: Darrell Berg
Crucifer: Mike Fowlkes
Thurifer: Lisa Will-Smith
Torches: Cody Burleson, Linda Small
Reader 1: John Uhlemann
Reader 2: Betty Weber
Intercessor: Tom Weber
Healing Ministers: Hazel Kirk, Steven Forsyth
Ushers: Skip Coburn, Lisa Carpenter
Greeter: Catherine Tierney
Sacristans: Lisa Carpenter, Joyce von Glahn
Flower Guild: Karen Biggs
Offering Counters: Jim O’Bannon, Jeanie Frazee
Monday Bread Pick-up: Jeremy Logan, Melissa
Bread Bagger: Adrienne Fly
Coffee Hour: Ellen Weber
Hot Lunch Provider: Grace Episcopal Church and 1st Church of Christ, Scientist
Hot Lunch Innkeeper: Allison Imbriglia 

Readings for this Sunday

2 Kings 2:1-12
2 Corinthians 4:3-6

Mark 9:2-9

Psalm 50:1-6

Trinity Food Ministry News

Would you like to be subscribed to the TFM monthly e-newsletter? If you are a food ministry volunteer, you should be included already. If you have not received an e-newsletter, or if you wish to subscribe, contact Barbi at

This week at Food Pantry, we need:
Cereal, canned corn, granola/breakfast bars, tissue, toothpaste.

Virtual Daily Prayer at Trinity 

Don’t have time to swing by Trinity at 7:30 AM for Morning Prayer? Want to do the Daily Offices at home, but need help navigating the prayer book? Want to maintain a prayer discipline but don’t know where to start?

Good news, virtual daily prayer is available online, and you can access it anytime that it’s convenient for you.

and listen to/pray along with members of Trinity praying the Daily Offices of morning prayer, evening prayer, and compline. Prayers for the day will be posted before 5 AM, and you can access them online anywhere an internet connection is available. You can listen to the prayers on your commute, during your morning coffee, or at the gym. You can pray along with a prayer book, or just listen and let the words soak in.

Access the site via or visit Trinity’s website for a link.



An up-to-date parish calendar is always available on our website ( Click on the calendar above to preview it!

Worship Schedule

Holy Eucharist
Sunday at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m.
  Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. and, during Lent, at 6:00 p.m.
  Wednesday at 12:10 p.m.
  Thursday at 6:30 a.m.
Family Service
9 a.m. 2nd Sundays, North Hall  (except July and August)
Morning Prayer
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:30 a.m.
7:00 p.m. 3rd Sundays

Recurring Calendar Items…

AA Open Meeting*, 4 p.m. Saturdays, SPH
AA Admin Meeting*, 7 p.m. 2nd Tuesdays, SPH
Arts Committee, 12p 2nd Sundays, NPH or Conf. Room
Coffee & Conversation, 9:30 a.m. Sundays, SPH
Choir Rehearsal, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays
Effort For AIDS Social*, 5 p.m. 4th Fridays, SPH
Film and Fellowship, 6:30 p.m. 2nd Tuesdays, NPH
Food Pantry, 1:30-3p Tues. & Wed., 4-5:30p Thurs., SPH
Growing American Youth*, 7 p.m. Thursdays, SPH
Hot Lunch Program: 2 p.m. Sundays, SPH
Holy Yarn, 12p 1st Sundays, NPH
League of Women Voters*, 10:30 am 2nd Sat, NPH
Meals on Wheels*, 9:30 a.m. M-F, SPH
Refuge Recovery*, 6:45p Mondays, NPH
Staff Meeting, 11:00 a.m. Tuesdays, NPH
Sunday School, 10:30 a.m., Pre-K through 6th grade, NPH
Vestry Meeting, 6:30 p.m.3rd Thursdays, NPH

*Non-parish group 

 Weekly Diocesan newsletter is available here

The Rev. Jon Stratton

The Rev. Harry Leip

Choirmaster and Organist
Jeffery Nall
Parish Administrator
Bill Ader
Food Ministry Manager
Barbi Click

Calvin Kennedy

Adrienne Fly, Senior Warden  314-805-8256

Michael Fowlkes, Junior Warden  314-725-5059

Fritzi Baker
Jean Frazee
Anne Hennig
Lawrence Holmes
Tammy O'Donnell
Horace Walcott
Carter Whitson

Quick Links

Celebrating Frederick Douglass

Christ Church Cathedral joins the nation in celebrating Black History Month this February with a display paying tribute to Frederick Douglass, the former slave, abolitionist, writer and statesman on his 200th birthday.  View the display during Cathedral hours, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.-noon, or on Sunday when attending services.

Family Service
is this Sunday, February 11, at 9:00 a.m. in the North Parish Hall.  Bring a friend, and stay afterward for snacks and crafts.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake and Sausages will be served in the South Parish Hall beginning at 6PM this coming Tuesday, Feb. 13. Come one, come all; Mardi Gras apparel optional!

Ash Wednesday Services will be held at 7:30 a.m., 12:10 p.m., and 7 p.m. next Wednesday, February 14. 

Spiritual Practices for Spiritual People
Mark your calendars! On Tuesday nights during Lent, you are invited to try out spiritual practices from the throughout the Christian tradition and share/gain advice and wisdom from fellow practitioners of the faith.

When: Tuesday evenings during Lent from 6-7 p.m.
Where: In the church

Feb 18th Noonday Forum: A Vaccination Against Prejudice 

Presenter: Dale Anderson, M.D.
The flu has been in the news a lot recently and everyone has been encouraged to get a flu shot, but the sickness of prejudice is also in the air and it has many strains. Join us in a discussion of the use a scientific method to protect ourselves and our family members against this insidious infection. No surgical masks necessary.

Confirmation for Adults and Teens
If you are thinking about confirmation/reception/reaffirmation in the Episcopal Church, or would like to know more about Christianity as understood by the Anglican tradition, you are invited to join Confirmation Classes this Lent. We will explore scripture, liturgy, spirituality, and much more! Adult classes will be every Sunday during Lent (February 18th – March 18th) from 3 PM – 5 PM at Trinity. Youth classes will be scheduled based on youth availability.

To register, sign up on the bulletin board at the back of the church or email Fr. Jon

Deaconess Anne House

Do you know a young adult searching for the next step? Encourage them to serve for a year with Deaconess Anne House. 

Deaconess Anne House is a member of the Episcopal Service Corps, a national network of intentional communities in the Episcopal Church. Young adults (ages 21-29) are invited to spend a year of their lives in service and discernment, to give a year as a volunteer and to take important time to reflect about what they would like to do for their next step. 

Individual programs in the Episcopal Service Corps are unique, but all are marked by serving others in solidarity, promoting justice in community, deepening spiritual awareness and vocational discernment, and living simply in intentional Christian community.  
Deaconess Anne is especially marked by the Corps members commitment to being part of the work of justice in the St. Louis region.
Do you know a young person who could use a "year in God's time?" Do you have a young person in your life who is looking for what is next? Encourage them to apply.

Learn more and apply on the Deaconess Anne House Website. 

Updating the Prayer List
One of the joys of being part of a church community is knowing you are uplifted in prayer during times of trouble, struggle, or need. The parish prayer list is a valuable intercession tool, and in order to make sure it stays fresh, the prayer list will be updated monthly. Starting in March of this year, all names will be removed from the list on the first of the month. If you’d like your name to continue to appear, that’s no problem. All you need to do is, during the first of the month, ask our Parish Administrator Bill to keep your name on the list. And unlike library books, you can renew your name as many times as you’d like.
As a reminder, there are two ways to get your named added. You can either contact Bill or Fr. Jon with your request.

Film & Fellowship
On Feb. 13, 2018, Film & Fellowship will convene in North Parish Hall after enjoying the Pancakes of Shrove Tuesday in South Parish Hall. In North Parish Hall, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., we will discuss two movies about women who took risks: in “The Post,” Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep) must decide whether to publish the Pentagon Papers as she is about to take the family newspaper public, and in “Molly’s Game,” Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) runs the highest-stake — illegal — poker game in New York City. If you’ve seen “I, Tonya,” we’ll include comments about that risky woman.

Book Group
“Frankenstein” is the February Book Club selection.  First published in 1818,  this short book  is dramatically different from the movies.  Dr. Frankenstein is sane:  his idealistic hubris drives him to defy God’s patent on creating life.  Focused on the ‘how-to’ of his project, he neglects to consider the larger implications of giving life to something that enters the world fully grown, devoid of the chance to learn social mores, the experience of a loving family, and a soul to temper the passions of the flesh.  The book was written by 19 year old Mary Shelley, a precocious teenager who was raised by intellectual freethinkers and eventually married to the poet Percy Shelley.
The book club will meet on Saturday, February 17th at 7:00 pm at the home of Lawrence and Barb Holmes, 815 Jackson Ave, University City, 63130.  Everyone is encouraged to explore this fictitious encounter with the creative power of technology. 

Spiritual Wellness Appointment with the Rector
For many of us, an annual check-up with a primary care physician is part of our regular physical health and wellness routine. But what about your spiritual health and wellness? With 2018 just around the corner, consider setting up an appointment with your pastor for an annual spiritual check-up. At this check-up, you’ll have the chance to talk with the rector about any pastoral concerns that you have, discuss the life of the parish, and reflect on your spiritual growth and personal rule of life.
Click here to set up an appointment for a time that is convenient for you. Please be sure to select a date that is at least 2 weeks in advance. If none of the listed dates and times work for you, feel free to contact the rector directly to set up a meeting that works best with your schedule. The dates listed only go through May, but additional dates will be added at a later time.
Why wait, set up your appointment today by clicking here!

Healing Ministry
Every Sunday at Trinity, anointing and the laying on of hands is available in the chapel during communion. If you are interested in serving as a healing minister who prays for those of us who are sick or facing a struggle, please contact Fr. Jon.

We keep in our prayers those who are ill or in need
Cheryl Wobbe (recovering from surgery)
David Fly
Nancy Dickinson
Joyce Daughaday
Jeff Farris

Family Members:
Kiri Haggans
Peggy Shepley, Michael Shepley's step-mother

William Boothby
Beth and her family, friend of the Haggans
Hilla Elkind, friend of Mary Seager
Jack, friend of Kate and Julien Worland, prostate cancer
Jeffrey Ashbaugh, friend of Mary Seager
Dennis K., friend of Catherine Tierney, liver cancer
Colin, friend of Julien Worland, recovering from head injury after bike accident
Katie B., friend of Cathy Tierney, breast cancer
Sara, friend of the Worlands, depression
Pat R., friend of Cathy Tierney, bladder cancer

For the Clergy of the Diocese: Kevin Selle, Jack Fleming, Teresa Danieley

Serving in the Military: Maj. John Worland, deployed to the DMZ in Korea

Birthdays: Kathryn Lindeman

Mourning: Dean Bradley