eMessenger  | May 12, 2019
Trinity Episcopal Church - eMessenger
Ultimately, the goal is for mothers everywhere to feel loved and appreciated on this special day, but have you ever considered the origins of this meaningful holiday?

The writer and suffragette Julia Ward Howe pioneered Mother's Day in the United States when she wrote " A Mother's Day Proclamation " in 1870 in which she called mothers to a passionate purpose of bringing their sons home from the war.

In the same era, another woman named Ann Reeves Jarvis   organized a special mothers  group and founded Mothers' Friendship Day in 1868. Its purpose was to reconcile the differences of Union and Confederate soldiers through their mothers who played the role of healers and peacemakers. When she passed away, Ann Jarvis' daughter (Anna) was devastated so she wrote letters to congressmen to make it an official day for celebrating mothers . In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed that the second Sunday in May would be the day that we would honor our mothers. – Alice Underwood
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Upcoming Calendar Events
Choir Practice 6:30 pm Thursdays and/or 9:00 am Sundays
5/12 – 8:00 am – Rt. I Holy Eucharist – Sanctuary
5/12 – 9:15 am – Adult Sunday School - Eaton Hall
5/12 – 10:30 am – Rt. II Holy Eucharist, Sanctuary
5/12 – 5:30 pm – Rt. I Holy Eucharist – Sanctuary
5/16 – 1:00 pm –ECW Board Meeting – Kelso Library
5/16 – 5:30 pm – TES Art Show – The Moody Activity Center (MAC)
5/17 – 9:00 am – TES Living History – Upstairs Eaton Hall
5/18 – 5:00 pm – Buckley-Gutierrez Wedding – Sanctuary

Coffee and refreshments now available in downstairs Eaton Hall
following morning services!

ST. VINCENT’S HOUSE HAS CONTACTED TRINITY WITH AN URGENT REQUEST
FOR SNACK PACKS.
Please pick up a few individually packaged Tuna with Crackers, Chicken Salad with Crackers, Peanut Butter Crackers, Vienna Sausage, breakfast bars, or any pop top meals, individual cereal boxes, cookies, etc. 

DO YOU LIKE TO SHOP OR DO YOU “LOVE TO COOK?”
CAN YOU VOLUNTEER A FEW HOURS ONCE MONTH?

Please Leave A Message For Eileen Hall At 409.744-2583
To Sign Up For A Trinity/Salvation Army Team.
Thanks! You Are Awesome!
Adult Sunday School - Acts of the Apostles
Sundays, 9:30 – 10:15 am in Eaton Hall
TRINITY EPISCOPAL YOUTH
LEADERS
Peyton Heinze
Reverend Susan Kennard
Fr. Ed Thompson
   
REMINDER:   Any parents anticipating volunteering or chaperoning this group for any activity must take the SafeGuarding God’s Children course BEFORE the event.
Watch for dates of classes throughout the year.
GODLY PLAY
Time: 10:15 a.m., Godly Play Room next to Nursery

Our nursery is staffed EVERY Sunday from 8 am - noon
for newborns through age 3.
Children, ages 4 through 5th grade, are invited to attend Godly Play Sunday School in the chapel on the cloister and will be returned to their parents in the Church at the Peace .
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TIME TO REGISTER FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

JUNE 10 – 14TH
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
9:00 am – 12 Noon
Ages 4 through 5th Grade
$10 PER CHILD

 YOUTH AND ADULTS VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
YOU MAY VOLUNTEER BY THE HOUR, THE DAY OR PROJECT
CONTACT DANIELLE AT dalvarado@trinitygalv.org

SUPPLIES NEEDED 
If you can help with supplies the following are needed
This list will be updated each week.
 5 – pool noodles                    10 packs of Little Debbie Zebra Cakes
80 – ping pong balls               2 – bags of raffia
 4 – spray bottles                100 – 3 oz. cups
 1 – large carton of                 2 – lg. pkgs. of napkins
       Goldfish crackers          20 – sponges to cut up


BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

May 14 - Grant Buergler
May 16 - Chase Adams
May 16 - Edward Patterson
May 16 - Karl Anderson
May 17 - Rhoda Spuhler
May 18 - Anne Charpentier


God gave us music that we might pray without words .
                          
We invite you to join the Trinity choir with rehearsals on Thursday evenings, at 6:30 p.m., in the Choir Room.
Please contact Mr. Ron Wyatt for information at 409.765.6317 ext. 212 or email rwyatt@trintygalv.org .



SECURITY MEASURES
By directive of the Vestry, the entrance doors on Ball Street (office entrance) will be locked at all times. Please ring the doorbell on the right of the door for entry
Sunday entry will only be through the Cloister door.


GOSPELS & SERMONS
Missed church on Sunday? Want to listen again to a past Gospel or Sermon?
Now you can! When available, we'll try to post links to Sound Cloud of each week's
Gospel and Sermon.

Click Here for Gospel and Sermon from May 5, 2019

Click Here for Gospel and Sermon from April 28, 2019

Click Here for Gospel and Sermon from April 7, 2019

Can't make the Sunday morning celebration?
We have a 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist every Sunday!
The Reverend Susan Kennard
Rector - Trinity Episcopal Church
The Reverend Edward Thompson
Associate Rector - Trinity Episcopal Church
The Reverend Douglas Tucker
Assisting Priest - Trinity Episcopal Church
  WILLIAM TEMPLE CENTER (WILLIE T'S)
An Episcopal Ministry to College and UTMB Students
Larissa Botik, Executive Director
(409) 599.1457 or wtecgalveston@gmail.com   
We welcome dessert donations or if you would like to volunteer, call me at 409.599.1457 or wtecgalveston@gmail.com.

WILLIAM TEMPLE EPISCOPAL CENTER
Still Feeding and Serving UTMB Students Every Week    


WEDNESDAYS AT WILLIE T’S
The William Temple Foundation serving UTMB and college students on the Cloister at Trinity - Contact Larissa Botik at wtecgalveston@gmail.com
    5-6 pm - Wednesdays - Sanctuary Open for Prayer - Sanctuary
    5:30-6 pm - Wednesdays - Evening Prayer at the Altar - Sanctuary
    6 pm - Wednesdays - Free homemade, hot dinner for students - Eaton Hall
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News from Trinity Episcopal School

Week at a glance Click Here

Monday Message (from 05/06/19) Click Here


PRAYERS OF HEALING FOR
Bill Macdonald, Carolyn Speich, Elke Pennington, Judy Giovannini , Chase Adams, Roger Lindsey, Mike Ellis, Klade Brownell, Doug Wilson, Tyler O. and Angeline Freeman.

OUR ONGOING PRAYERS ARE REQUESTED FOR
Sarah Thompson, Margaret Lee, Jack Erdmann, Fred Schlemmer, Kathleen Collins, Leo Mack, Joe and Leta Higgins, Robert Lefeber, Ruben Rincon, Rodney Winzel, Leslie Sandiser, Ellen Parkey, Cynthia Vought, Sissy Howell, Brad Thomas, Betty Schroeder, Peggy McMullen, Genie Tavener Rolfe, Kevin Godleski, Mary Cooper, Guy Griffith, Robert Hutchins, David Edwards, Karen Rudenberg, Belva Funke, Louise Campbell, Frances Townsend, Mindy Bollinger, Phillip Head, Billy Garrison, Daryl Wilson, Kyle Brown. Jimmy Yeatman, Bunny Zapalac and Ross Grief.     


We are updating our prayer list. Please notify the office if your loved
ones and/or friends have recovered or need to remain on the prayer list.

PRAYERS FOR THOSE IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE
John R. Kelley, Jarrod Johnson, John Wilkinson, Bo Lollar, John Kelso, Jr.,
David Middleton, Nick Toombs and Kayle McKnutley.
ALTAR FLOWERS
  The Mother’s Day flowers on the altar today are given to the Glory of God by
The Jaworski and Wilson family in loving memory of
Rebecca Thagard Hughes, Mildred Swythe and Merene Hughes;
And by Olivia and Paul Selman in loving memory of
Ernestine Wisrodt Blythe, Vera M. Blythe,
Emily G. Wisrodt and Mary L. Edwards
FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
May 12, 2019
LEADERS IN SUNDAY'S LITURGY
 
8:00 a.m. – Rite I
 
Lector --- Claudia Stein
 
Worship Leader --- Claudia Stein
 
Eucharistic Minister --- Bill Kennard
 
Sermon --- The Reverend Douglas Tucker
 
Celebrant --- The Reverend Susan Kennard
 
Altar Guild --- Betty Head and Cheryl Tucker
 
Ushers --- Claudia Stein and John Speich
 
9:15 a.m. – Adult Sunday School
Acts of the Apostles
 
10:15 a.m. – Godly Play
 
10:30 a.m. Rt. II with Holy Eucharist
 
Organist --- Ron Wyatt
 
Current Choir
Natalie Cardona, Roy Flores, Gretchen Lindquist,
Gayle Monsour, Edgar Moore, Bill Noble,
Mary Townsend, Cheryl Tucker, Patty Wood
 
Lector --- Chris Thomas
 
Worship Leader --- Catherine Polk
 
Eucharistic Ministers --- Catherine Polk and Alison Barker
 
Prélude --- Song 13, Percy Whitlock
 
Hymns --- 646, 465, 193
 
1st Lesson --- Acts 9:36-43
 
Psalm --- 23
 
2nd Lesson --- Revelation 7:9-17
 
Gospel --- John 10:22-30
 
Sermon --- The Reverend Douglas Tucker
 
Celebrant --- The Reverend Susan Kennard
 
Offertory Organ Solo --- Jubilate Deo, Dale Wood
 
Communion Vocal Solo --- Pie Jesu, Gabriel Fauré
Natalie Cardona, soprano (final performance)
 
Postlude --- Good Christians All, Rejoice and Sing, Healey Willan
 
Usher Team II
Kathy VanDewalli, Team Leader
       Keith and Shannon Davis, Paul and Olivia Selman,
Bill Leopold, Mary Lou Shuffler and John VanDewalli
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Altar Guild
Weekday --- Trish Clason
Sunday --- Jacque Ellis, Bill Kennard and Melanie Noble
 
Godly Play --- Danielle Alvarado, Linda Alvarado and Kay Perkins
 
Youth Group --- Peyton Heinze, Jennifer Haglund
 
E-Messenger --- Kathy VanDewalli
 
Newcomers/Visitors Ministry --- Carolyn Speich
 
William Temple Ministry --- Larissa Botik

SERVICE AND OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES

These small groups meet regularly, and welcome new members:

Young family group: Jennifer Kelso jmkelso@swbell.net

Choir: Ron Wyatt rwyatt@trinitygalv.org

Youth Group: Danielle Alvarado dalvarado@trinitygalv.org

Daughters of the King: Kathleen Galbraith kggalbraith@gmail.com

Brotherhood of St. Andrew: John Speich speich@sbcglobal.net

Women's bible study : Danielle Alvarado dalvarado@trinitygalv.org

LGBTQ social group: Calvin Bu ckley CEB1905@icould.com

Midweek bible study open to all: Rev. Susan Kennard and Rev. Edward Thompson susankennard@sbcglobal.net , associate@trinitygalv.org

Volunteer support for William Temple Center: Larissa Botik botikandcompany@gmail.com

Salvation Army volunteer teams : Eileen Hall ewhgaltx@sbcglobal.net
2019 VESTRY
(Back Row) The Reverend Susan Kennard,Calvin Buckley, Eugenia Campbell, Walter Meyer, Eileen Hall, Dotsy Balentine, Senior Warden John Speich, and Mary Lou Shuffler. (Front row) Rowan Dougherty, Maurine Nichols, Laura Hughes and John VanDewalli. (Not pictured) Ann Anderson.
IF YOU HAVE CONTACT INFORMATION TO UPDATE OR IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY JOINED TRINITY WE WANT TO INCLUDE YOU. PLEASE PICK UP A FORM IN THE NARTHEX, COMPLETE AND DROP IT IN THE DESIGNATED BOX. IF YOU HAVE A PHOTO TO INCLUDE JUST DROP IT BY THE OFFICE OR EMAIL TO INFO@TRINITYGALV.ORG.

PASTORAL CARE
For Pastoral Care please contact

The Rev. Ed Thompson
504.320.4857 
PARKING LOT USE

Trinity is privileged to be permitted use of the  fenced parking lot across the street for weekly services and, with approval, for our special events. However, by owner’s terms, cars must leave the lot soon after services, lunches, weddings and funerals or risk being locked in behind the fence. We  certainly encourage use of the parking lot, but caution those planning lunch or other offsite  activities to please park elsewhere after church sponsored events. Thank you for helping us to  be good neighbors with the new owners. 
TREASURER’S REPORT
Year to Date Totals as of March 31, 2019


Total Revenue                                                 $225,233
Transfers from Reserves                                 $   0      
Investment Earnings Used in Operations       $ 1,800
Less Total Expenses                                     ($189,830)

Net Total Operating Margin $ 37,203
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SERVICES AT THE MERIDIAN 

The clergy of Trinity Episcopal Church, along with organist Ron Wyatt, conduct a Eucharistic service at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel at The Meridian on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Families and friends of residents are welcome to join the group regardless of denomination.
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