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Volume 13 March 14, 2017
The Reverend Dr. Brian Coulter
Featured Guest Minister on Day1
Dr. Brian Coulter
The  Reverend Dr. Brian Coulter , Pastor of our First Aiken Church, is the featured guest minister on  Day1, a program which broadcasts inspiring messages from outstanding preachers in mainline Protestant denominations on the radio and online. Click here to hear or read Dr. Coulter's sermon:  It Was About Noon.
ARE YOU INVOLVED IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION 
IN YOUR CONGREGATION?
             
Did you know that Trinity Presbytery has a  place for Christian Educators, Youth Ministry Professionals, Volunteers in Youth Ministry, and Pastors to connect, share news and offer support for our common ministries as we serve churches and ministries in Trinity Presbytery and beyond? 
 
Anyone involved in Christian Education in their congregation is invited and encouraged to join other Educators in the presbytery for monthly lunch meetings to connect, share, learn and support.

Click here for more information.
Maryville College Concert Choir to Perform
at  Shandon Presbyterian Church
You are cordially invited to join the folks at 
Shandon Presbyterian Church (607 Woodrow St., Columbia), for a performance of the Maryville College Concert Choir (Maryville, TN), beginning at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 16.

"Let the River Run" is the theme of the 2017 Spring tour in churches in East Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina.
The program will include "Emerald Stream" by Seth Houston, set in a Shaker style; "Hope for Resolution," a combination of European chant and anti-apartheid African (Zulu) song; "Amor de Mi Alma" (Love of My Soul) by Randall Stroope, which is the setting of a text by Spanish poet Garcialso de la Vega (1503-1536); "Boyo Balu" a Portuguese lullaby set by Dale Warland; selections from the "Liebeslieder Walzer" (Love Song Waltzes) by Johannes Brahms; and "Balleilakka" by A.R. Rahman, from the Tamil film "Sivaji."

No reservations are needed and the concert is free. 
2017 Summer Registration 
Open at Camp Fellowship
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Summer camp registration is open!  
O ur theme is   "Branching Out"  and we're really excited about it! Have you secured your spot yet? Be sure to head over to  www.campfellowship.org  to hear all about what we have planned this summer - we even have some new program offerings we think you'll like!

**Other Happenings at Camp Fellowship**

Spring Preview: March 31 - April 1.  This is a 24-hour retreat designed for first timers that may be anxious about attending camp this summer. Campers will have the opportunity to experience a typical day at camp through various camp activities, mealtime fun, Bible study, and cabin time with their counselor.  Campers are encouraged to bring a friend or sibling - especially camper alumni who can help "show them the ropes"!
 
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Easter Sunrise Worship 
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Breakfast Service 
 April 16th
  
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Christmas i n... the Spring? Many of you have asked how you can help support our summer program, and so we've thought real hard and created an Amazon Wish List.  Our summer program is growing and we've identified some items that would enhance the experience for our campers and guests.  We appreciate any donation and if you would  like to donate something not on this list, please give us a call (864-998-3400) so that we can make arrangements. 
 
Link to Camp Fellowship Amazon Wish List: HERE
 
A big THANK YOU to all of our gracious volunteers and supporters! 

To find out what else is going on at our Camp, visit the website.
PCAAY
(Presbyterians Concerned About African American Youth)
ANNUAL RETREAT
  The annual PCAAY Retreat for African American middle and high school youth will be held at White Oak Conference Center June 23-25, 2017.  Registration and planning information is available through church youth advisors.  You may also contact Virginia Peterkin at (803) 788-0352.
FUTURE TRINITY PRESBYTERY EVENTS
Below are some Trinity Presbytery events happening later this year. Put them on your calendar now so you won't miss them. Details and registration information will be available closer to event dates.

TrinityFest 2017 -Saturday, August 12th
Plans are underway for this annual leadership training retreat being held at our Seven Oaks Church.

Fall Older Adult Retreat-October 27th-29th
This annual retreat at Fellowship Camp and Conference Center 
will feature Dr. Richard Boyce from Union Presbyterian Seminary as the keynote speaker.  
 
Great Big Youth Retreat 
This broadly-graded event will be held at Blue Ridge Assembly, November 17th -19th. The Theme is One World: One Body of Christ

Employment Opportunities
Trinity Presbyterian Church in Columbia is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant. Hours are 9-12, Monday through Friday. Responsibilities include answering the phone, preparing weekly bulletins and email blasts, preparing the monthly newsletter and other general office duties. Experience with MS Word and Publisher is preferred. For more information, contact Rev. Robyn Garrison at 776-2067 or robyn@trinitypresonline.com.

CALENDAR EVENTS
Spring Session of The S.C. Lay School of Theology - March 31st -April 2nd

Statewide Presbytery Staff Meeting- April 4th at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, Columbia.

Spring Stated Meeting of Trinity Presbytery - May 6th at Congaree Presbyterian Church, Cayce.

Click here  for the Presbytery Online Calendar of Meetings and Events!
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