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January 20th, 2023 | Ordinary Time

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Septa Transit Talk this Monday, January 23rd.

Septa is working on redesigning their bus system in a project called the SEPTA Forward: Bus Revolution. This Monday, they will be holding a virtual talk where they will be recapping their process so far and what steps are next. You can register for the event here.

Pardon Our Mess!

As we continue to rebuild and restore our wonderful space together, there will be active construction happening at the church. If you have any questions or concerns about any of the work being done, please feel free to reach out to us! We have added a page to our website about the work we are doing, and will be regularly updating it. Take a look here.

We’re Hiring: Front Desk Receptionist

The Church of the Holy Trinity is looking for outgoing, people-oriented and fearless folks to welcome visitors, parishioners, vendors, and neighbors into our space each week. We are open to the public, which means you will encounter people from all walks of life, from all over the world, and with all kinds of experiences and needs. You will also experience the joy of others when they see the inside of the church for the first time!

We are looking for people who can work regular shifts each week (same time, same day). Current hours are M-Th 10-3, but we will likely expand to Fridays and Saturdays beginning in March or April. Duties will include: answering phones, welcoming visitors and vendors at the front desk.

What's Happening at CHT

NEXT KNITTING CIRCLE FEBUARY 17TH!

We had a peaceful evening in the Sanctuary yesterday knitting hats for our Open Hearts Cafe guests! The knitting circle plans to meet again Thursday, February 17th at 6:30pm. Beginners are welcome, and knitting materials are provided. Please reach out to us at communications@htrit.org for more information. We hope to see you there!

OPEN HEARTS CAFE MERCH

Some of the Open Hearts Cafe volunteers have designed a crewneck sweater to help support their work providing meals, clothing, and other types of support to those in need. The crewnecks come in sizes s-2xl and are $40, or $30 for those who have volunteered or donated before. To purchase, please donate the suggested amount at https://onrealm.org/CHT/-/form/give/SUNDAYMEALtext and send a screenshot to Gabe Buyske at gbuyskefriedberg@gmail.com. If you need help please reach out to us at communications@htrit.org!

SAVE THE DATE- ASH WEDNESDAY

Ash Wednesday will take place on Febuary 23rd. As usual, we will be having a noon and 6 pm service. If you haven't already, please let us know which Service you plan on attending by clicking the button below.

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Worship at CHT

The Third Sunday after

The Epiphany

Livestreaming & In-Person

Holy Eucharist

Sunday at 11am


To Participate in Online Worship:

To keep everyone safe, we will be live-streaming worship at 11:00 am on Sundays on Facebook. If you do not have a Facebook account or prefer not to visit the site, you can always watch the service on the front page of the website. You can also view this worship at any time after it uploads on FB or YouTube. To go directly to the Facebook page, you can click the button below. A digital copy of the bulletin is also available below, and can always be found again on our website.



For In-Person Attendance: Masks will be optional at this time. We ask that you continue to give space to those around you, and be respectful of the choices others make. And don't forget - if you need a mask, we have them in all shapes and sizes, just ask!

Digital Bulletin
Online Worship

Weekday Morning Prayer

9:am

Monday-Friday


Join us each morning online for live and interactive morning prayer. Click here to participate.

Open Hearts Cafe

4:30 pm

Sundays & Tuesdays 


Care for your community with wide-open hearts. Help hundreds stay clothed and fed each week by donating your time to CHT's outreach ministry. Read more below or click here.

Childcare Services

10:30 am-1:30 pm

Sundays


Every week, 2 of our WONDERFUL Child Care workers will be in the back of the church waiting to meet you! Come on in for some quiet worship time for you and fun playtime for your kids. All ages are welcome!

Weekly Schedule

Helping Hands

There are all kinds of ways you can get involved at the church – from home, in-person, even from afar! We might not all be able to get together, but we can all lend a hand and share our gifts! Check out this space each week for new opportunities:

HELP US LIVE-STREAM OUR SERVICES!

CHT is looking for anyone interested in helping us live-stream our services to Facebook on days our Tech & Media Specialist is not available. This includes operating audio and visual equipment connected to our microphones and cameras. No experience is necessary, just an interest in learning how to operate our equipment! Teens and adults are welcome! If you are interested in learning, please reach out to us at communications@htrit.org.

WORSHIP THE LORD IN THE BEAUTY OF MUSIC!

CHT is looking to start a children’s choir this fall! We will be focusing on youth in grades 3-8. Anyone interested should reach out to our Director of Music, Donald Meineke, at dmeineke@htrit.org for more information!

WORSHIP THE LORD IN THE BEAUTY OF HOLINESS!

We are rebuilding our Acolyte Team for the fall. Crucifers, Torch Bearers, & Sacristans are a crucial piece of helping our liturgies be the best they can be! All adults and school-aged children from 5th grade and above are invited to join. Contact Director of Music, Donald Meineke, for more information. dmeineke@htrit.org

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!


We're always looking for more hands to help out at our food and clothing ministry, Open Hearts Cafe! Are you ready to give with wide-open hearts?



Click here to sign up!

Every Sunday and Tuesday at 4 pm.


Open to all ages 16 and older (or accompanied by an adult).

Homeless Advocacy Project at Open Hearts



The Homeless Advocacy Project, an organization that helps provide homeless individuals with free legal help, has been joining the Open Hearts Cafe once a month to talk to our guests. They help with essential issues like identity documents, disability benefits, veteran benefits, and family concerns. To learn more about them, you can click here.

Thank You For Giving With Wide Open Hearts!


Our Current Needs Are As Follows:


  • Lotion
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Mens gloves
  • Mens Layering material!
  • COATS/BOOTS
  • A phone for our guest Cordell.


Click Here to Donate


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Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 567-1267

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