Trinity Episcopal Church
18 Ryers Lane, Matawan, NJ. 732-591-9210
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Sunday Bulletin

SUNDAY,  APRIL 15, 2018


*   *   *   *   ANNOUNCEMENTS   *   *   *   *

THE REV. THOMAS CONWAY is officiating this morning. 

A WELCOME to all visitors and newcomers, we’re glad you’re here, and we hope you’ll keep coming back.  Holy Communion is open to all who wish to receive. This is Christ’s altar, and all are welcome at Christ’s feast. We also hope you’ll introduce yourself to the clergy after the service and will sign our guest book.   Welcome!!

VISITORS AND NEWCOMERS:  Please take a few moments to fill out one of the blue cards in the pews and by the guest book in the Narthex, and place the card in the offertory plate.  It’s very important to us that you be included as a parishioner, if you so desire.  

WEDNESDAY EVENING PRAYER:  Every Wednesday 7:00 until 7:30 PM in the Chapel.

PASTORAL VISITS:  Please contact the church office at 732-591-9210 if you are ill and in need of a pastoral visit.  “We make house calls.”


*   *   *   *   UPCOMING EVENTS  *   *   *   *

GOODS AND SERVICES AUCTION- Please put Saturday, May 19th on your calendars.  Time 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  We are now accepting brand new items and gift cards for the baskets.  A sign up sheet for donations is on the table in the Narthex.


*   *   *   *   SERVICE TO TRINITY   *   *   *   *

LOW SUNDAY BRUNCH:  Thank you to all who made the day a success!

ALTAR FLOWERS:  The flower envelopes are in the Narthex on the table and in the envelope under the Altar Flower calendar.  Please put your envelope in the offering plate or in the secretary’s mailbox with your dedication (In Memory of or In Thanksgiving for).  The suggested donation is now $30.00.

SHOP RITE AND STOP & SHOP GIFT CARDS - Purchasing either the $25 or $50 gift cards is a seamless way to help raise funds for Trinity, and help with your food spending budget.   Please see Pam Gunter at 8:00 or Barbara England at 10:00 AM on Sundays.  The cards are available Tuesday - Thursday through Ellen in the Trinity Office.

*   *   *   *    SERVICE TO COMMUNITY    *   *   *   *

MACARONI MONDAY:  Tomorrow is our next opportunity to provide lunch at St. Mark’s in Keansburg. 

COOKING CLASS - The next Cooking Class will be Tuesday, May 8th from 6:30 PM until 7:30 PM.   We are working with Breast Intentions,  This organization based in Middletown, helps the families of men and women who are battling breast cancer deal with consequences of their diagnosis.  Our goal is to package food for delivery once a month to a family in need.   The class is open to all. There is no cost, but you may give a free will offering to cover the cost of the food.   Any questions, please call Judy Ramsey at 732-335-8852.


*   *   *   PRAYERS AND REMEMBRANCE   *   *   *

The flowers and aumbry candles are given to the Glory of God in thanksgiving and in loving memory of family and friends



And we ask your prayers throughout the week for the family and friends of this parish family who have requested our prayers:

Mary Anthony, Barry, the Bera family, Sonia Brakowski, the Brock family, Angela Cecere, the Chernin family, Tom Colvin, Melissa Conover, Joan Cornelia, Debbie Cortez, Tom Daley, Rose Eugene, Jim Glynn, Mary Gorman, Cathryn Gottstine, Grace Grana, the Haber family, Glenn Hatfield, Ruth McDonald Hatfield, Henry Hutchins, Maura Igoe, Sonia Irizarry, Dorothy Jackson, Howard Johnson, Sullivan Jones, Magdy Kelada, Pam Klusko and the Klusko family, Jessica Lanoce, Paul Leber, Vera Ligon, Peggy (McDonald) Lint, Joe Lippi, Matthew Lynch, Robin Martino, Nancy May, Stephen Meigh, Karen Mengo, Bernard Murray, Eleanor Murray, Nancy, Helen Nixon, Renee Orlando, Alma Cardona Quinones, the Rash family, Helen Richardson, Arthur Russo, Theo Scafuto, Kathie Sharpe, Dennis Sherwood, Rema Sherwood, Carol Speirs, Jaclyn Squillace, Megan Stahl, Sue, Pat Tracey, Mona Tuccillo and family, Eric Vervoordt, Lexy Vervoordt, Dawn Vitelli, Zeb

And we ask your prayers throughout the week for the family and friends of this parish family who have requested our prayers.

If there is someone you want to add to our list please contact the office by Tuesday for the following Sunday bulletin. If someone recovers, please call the office so we can remove their name. Thank you.



Sunday, April 15, 2018

8:00 AM

First Reading & Psalm:  Rema Sherwood

Second Readings:  Yvonne Lalljee

Usher:  Alvina Johnson

Altar Guild: Pam Gunter, Gladys Martin

10:00 AM

Chalice: Ellen Burgos

First Reading and Psalm:   Ellen Burgos

Second Reading:  TBD

Epistle Server/Crucifer:  Lisa Alston

Gospel Server:  Chloe Reeve

Torch:  TBD

Pianist/Organist: Karen Holder

Ushers:  Wendy Goldstein, Maria Hassanin

Coffee Hour Hosts:  Boyd/England

Counters:  Ernie Ostic, Mike Kawoczka

Altar Guild:  Penny Bermel, Karen Holder



Almighty and ever living God, ruler of all things in heaven and earth, hear our prayers for this parish family. Strengthen the faithful, arouse the careless, and restore the penitent. Grant us all things necessary for our common life, and bring us all to be of one heart and mind within your holy Church; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.



Trinity Episcopal Church, 18 Ryers Lane, Matawan, NJ 07747 / 732-591-9210