Email Only Announcements

Toss the Possum
Contra Dance tomorrow, Friday, March 10 in McCracken Hall. Bill Wellington is the Caller with Laura and Rob Zisette providing music. Admission is $12. Questions? Call 540-885-0233 or email bill@radiowoof.com
Internationally acclaimed American Boychoir free concert
Internationally acclaimed American Boychoir free concert on Friday, March 10, at 7:00pm. at First Presbyterian Church, Waynesboro. 
Daylight Saving Time is THIS weekend!
Daylight Savings Time begins on March 12. Remember to turn your clocks forward one hour before you retire on the 11th
FREE Laser Printer
We have a free laser printer (black and white only) to give away to a good home. It is an HP LaserJet 1160. It works just fine but is no longer needed. You can see in the second image below that it uses an older USB port to plug into a computer. If you are interested in having this please contact Deidre at the office 886-9132 or communications@trinitystaunton.org


Maundy Thursday Vigil Sign Ups
Please remember to sign up for the all-night vigil for Maundy Thursday (April 13). A signup sheet will be at the back of the church beginning on Sunday, March 5.
Memorials for Easter Flowers
Before Easter, the Altar Guild collects Flower Memorials Gifts to purchase the flower decorations for the Easter services and to fund raise for the altar guild ministry. There is no set monetary fee. If you would like to make a donation, please use envelopes at the back of the church or submit your memorial via our online form. Go to our website, www.trinitystaunton.org, then hover over the menu heading of "Members" and choose "Easter Flower Memorials" from the drop down menu. Please return your gift to the Trinity office no later than Monday, April 3.
Sally Lovejoy's New Address
Sally Lovejoy, c/o Mark and Colleen Cunningham, 4007 Spring Mill Place, Louisville, Kentucky 40245.
Name Plaques
We have a dedicated volunteer who would like to make a wooden name plaque for any child at Trinity. If you would like one of these for your child please email communications@trinitystaunton.org with the first name (or go by name) of your child.
Have you ever arrived...
Have you ever arrived at church only to find out the bulletins are gone? Do you have a smartphone or wireless tablet with you? You can get the Sunday bulletin on your device quickly and easily by visiting trinitystaunton.org/worship/bulletins/. Try it next Sunday!
Could Trinity be Available to History Lovers
Trinity would like to open its doors during the summer on Friday and Saturday afternoons. If you would like to volunteer once a month or so, June - August, to keep the church open to visitors during any of those times, please contact the office 886-9132 or communications@trinitystaunton.org.
Lost and Found
Items include: Blue jean button up shirt with horses, black and grey scarf, white and brown gloves, reading glasses, bracelet, orange striped sash, Diva in training water bottle. All items not claimed by the end of TODAY, March 9 will be given away.


Diocese Weekly E-news 
Each week the Diocese of Southerwestern Virginia send outs news in an email. Please check out their e-news archive for the latest information from our Diocese.
Walk for Hope
The Walk for Hope highlights the need for awareness of mental health issues such as depression, suicide prevention, and the need to remove the stigma which keeps such things from being publicly addressed. This year it will be hosted by Eastern Mennonite University on March 25 at 11:00am. The other local schools that participate in the short walk are Bridgewater College, James Madison University, and Blue Ridge Community College.
Spiritual Renewal Weekend

Sunday, March 12  Announcements

Service Volunteers


Sunday, 7:45am
  
PRESIDER
The Rev. Paul Nancarrow

PREACHER
Maggie Nancarrow

ALTAR CHAIR
Susanna Larner

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Need Sub
  
LECTOR
Gail Dunn

USHER
Tom Bell

GREETER
Ruth Ward


Sunday, 8:45am
  
PRESIDER
The Rev. Becky McDaniel

PREACHER
Maggie Nancarrow

ASSISTING PRIEST
The Rev. Paul Nancarrow

ALTAR CHAIR 8:45
Janice Sultenfuss

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Lee Nancarrow, Will Smoot
  
LECTOR
Caroline Sheridan
  
PRAYERS
Caroline Sheridan

USHERS
Sara & Mark Hollberg

GREETERS
Sara & Mark Hollberg


Sunday, 11:00am

PRESIDER
The Rev. Paul Nancarrow

PREACHER
Maggie Nancarrow

ASSISTING PRIEST
The Rev. Becky McDaniel

ALTAR CHAIR
Susanna Larner

EUCHARISTIC MINISTER
Claudette Obenschain

CRUCIFER
Cullen Wallace

CHOIR CROSS
Harri Wallace

TORCH BEARERS
Ben Cason, Buckley Cason

LECTOR
Lee Beam
 
PRAYERS
Richard Obenschain

HEAD USHER
Hunter Moss

USHERS
Mark Battin, Nan Gregory, Jamie Simmons

GREETER
Need Sub
Bulletins
Our preacher today
Our preacher today is Maggie Nancarrow. Maggie is Director of Youth and Family Ministry at Hamline Church in St Paul, MN, and is a postulant for priesthood in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago. 
What keeps you up at night?
Adult Sunday School Class (McCracken Hall, 10am)
  • March 12, 19 & 26: Professors Emeriti Ken Keller & Lundy Pentz: "Church & State"
TIME Sunday
Trinity's International Mission for Education (TIME) is our response to the challenge of ending poverty by providing educational opportunity, which allows access to information, to skill development, to job possibilities, to informed choices, to possibilities for improvement individually and collectively. If you would like to support TIME today, please write TIME on the memo line of your check or use the envelope placed at the end of your pew.
Newsletter Deadline
Newsletter article submissions for the April Tribune are due the 15th of March. Please email your submissions to communications@trinitystaunton.org
Lenten Book Study
Rev. Becky will be leading a Lenten book study beginning on Tuesday, March 14th.  The group will meet at 4pm on Tuesdays March 14th and 28th, as well as Tuesdays April 4th and 11th.  The book, Being Christian, by former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, covers four essential elements of Christian life: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, and Prayer.  Please be prepared to discuss chapter 1, "Baptism," on Tuesday, March 14th.  We will meet in the Senior High classroom in the parish house.
Lenten Program
Holy Things: A series of conversations including Christian, Jewish, & Islamic perspectives. Topics: Holy Books, Holy Messengers, Holy Symbols, The Holy One, & Holy Life. 6pm Potluck Meal, 6:30pm Program
 
Date            Location
March 15    Trinity Episcopal, 214 W. Beverley Street
March 22    Islamic Center of the Shenandoah Valley, 
                   1330 Country Club Drive, Harrisonburg
March 29   Temple House of Israel, 
                   15 N. Market Street (Vegetarian Day!)
April 5         Emmanuel, 300 W. Frederick Street.

Looking for just a few volunteers
We are looking for 3-4 volunteers to help clean up in the kitchen next Wednesday, March 15, when it is our turn to host the Lenten potluck here in McCracken Hall. This is basically clearing the dishes, and tidying up the kitchen afterwards. Contact Laurie in the church office if you are willing to lend a hand next Wednesday. 
ECW Soup Sale
The ECW is selling a very special vegetarian soup to help raise money for the Trinity/Augusta Parish "Windows" book.  Saint Joseph's Day Vegetable Soup will be sold after each service on March 19 for $10.00 per quart.  Thank you so much for your support of the ECW and this fund raising endeavor and enjoy a nourishing wonderful bowl of soup!
Sale to Support African Team Ministries on Sundays, March 26 and April 2
Check out the beautiful, handmade items from African Team Ministries for sale. There are hand-carved wooden figures, beadwork necklaces, earrings, and more! These sales help African families become more financially stable and independent. Items are located in the Foster Room of the Parish House.
Contemplative Practices for Spiritual Well-being
Saturday, April 1, 9am - 3pm in McCracken Hall. Rev. Becky McDaniel will introduce contemplative practices including various methods of meditation, yoga, Centering Prayer, and lectio divina.  Please email Becky at curate@trinitystaunton.org to register.  There is no charge for this retreat, and a light lunch will be provided.