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Trinity Episcopal Church Women will present the Mary Artis Dennis Award to Beverly Stone at a tea on Thursday, May 11th, 3-5pm at the home of Sally James 422 E. Beverley St. Staunton. Beverly is being honored for her contributions to Trinity Church and the community. Guests are invited to bring a monetary donation for the reprinting of the Trinity/Augusta Parish "Windows" book. All women of Trinity are invited!
Ordination of Anne Grizzle
On May 12 at 6pm at R. E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church, 125 W. Washington St., Lexington, VA Bishop Mark Bourlakas will ordain Anne Grizzle to the Sacred Order of Deacons. Your prayers and presence are requested. A reception will follow in the parish hall.
Three Notch'd Road Concert
Saturday, May 13 at 7:30pm in the church. Individual tickets are $20, students are free. Purchase tickets online at or with cash at the door.
Wednesday, May 17, 7 - 10pm in McCracken Hall. Calling by Bill Wellington and Brian Hamshar, music by Barefoot. Admission: $12, Students $5.
Staunton Choral Society Spring Concert
Staunton Choral Society Spring Concert with the Verona UMC CHildren's Choir and Xpressions Dancers.Sunday, May 21 at 4pm at Christ Lutheran Church, 2807 N. Augusta Street, Staunton. 
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 with the first name (or go by name) of your child.
NEW Photos
I would like to thank all of our office volunteers for all the various ministries they provide for the life of the church (and the relief of the office staff!). We had a lovely luncheon yesterday to thank everyone. New photos of the luncheon are up on our website!

Diocese Weekly E-news 
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Sunday, May 14  Announcements

Service Volunteers

Sunday, 7:45am
The Rev. Paul Nancarrow

The Rev. John Lane

Emily Cochran

Carrie Tucker
Gail Dunn

George Fellows

Sue Armstrong

Sunday, 8:45am
The Rev. Becky McDaniel

The Rev. John Lane

Janice Sultenfuss

Judith Owens, Will Smoot
Mary Schwaner

Betty Carpenter

Chuck & Sharlene Richards


Sunday, 11:00am

The Rev. Paul Nancarrow

The Rev. John Lane

Emily Cochran

Lee Nancarrow

Nathan Boody

Nathan Fiechtl

Evelyn Boody, Isabelle Fiechtl

Claudette Obenschain
John Boody

Judy Burtner

Diane & Tom Fechtel, Brad McNeill 

Diane & Tom Fechtel

What keeps you up at night?
Adult Sunday School Class (McCracken Hall, 10am)
  • May 14 - Laura Gonzalez MD Facing Death
  • Sunday school will break for the summer schedule and resume in September
  • What keeps you up? What topics would you like to see in this series? Please let Jim Manchester ( or Fr Paul ( know! 
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.

June Newsletter Submissions
Newsletter articles are due the 15th of May for the June Tribune. Please email your submissions to
Concert and Choral Evensong featuring Jonathan Schakel, organist: May 21 at 5 p.m.
Jonathan's concert will be followed by Choral Evensong, sung by the Trinity Choir. Evensong music will include pieces the choir will sing on their upcoming Residency in Oxford, England.
Concert to Benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
Thursday, May 18 at 7:30pm at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Featuring string quartets by Haydn and Mendelssohn from the Music Feeds Us returning artists! Fitz Gary, Artistic Director. Canned food or monetary donations are encouraged.
Women's Bible Study
Women's Bible Study will have their last meeting of the season on May 24 at 11am in the Foster Room and then break for summer.
Names of high school and college graduates will be listed in the Sunday, May 21 Trinity bulletin. If you would like to add someone to the list, please send us the graduate's name, institution name, and degree earned no later than Monday, May 15. Please send your submissions to Thank you!
Summer Service Times
We will begin our summer 8am and 10am service times on Sunday, May 28. There will be no Sunday school after May 14.
Novel Theology
Meets next on May 23 at 7:00pm in the Foster Room of the Parish House to discuss Don't Point That Thing At Me by Kyril Bonfiglioli. Everyone and anyone is invited to attend provided you have read the book! On June 27 we will discuss Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.
Summer Parish Picnic
Bring a dish to share on Sunday, June 4, after the 10am service.
Mass on the Grass
Join us each Wednesday at 6 p.m. throughout the summer for an informal outdoor worship service and potluck supper. Begins June 14. 
Interfaith Peace Camp
IPC is a week long day camp for children 8 - 12 years old interested in building friendships and understanding with other local children from the Abrahamic faith traditions.  We believe at the heart of peacebuilding is relationship building.  IPC creates opportunities and tools to help campers build relationships by exploring similarities and shared values, as well as celebrating and honoring differences.  In addition to fun camp activities like art, music, and games, our interfaith, inter-generational team will teach curriculum based on this year's theme of Building Bridges, Building Peace.  IPC also offers a Junior Counselor program for teens 13 - 18 years old.  Camp will be held August 7 -11, 2017, from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm at Eastern Mennonite University, and registration is officially open!  If interested, please follow the link to our website where you can find more information and a printable brochure and registration form.