This Sunday's Bulletin
March 10, 2019


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Sunday, March 10, 2019


THE REV. THOMAS CONWAY is officiating this morning.

MANY THANKS to our confirmands: Eric, Chloe, Jennifer, Julia, Katie, and Lizzie for collecting donations for SouperBowl of Caring on Feb. 3rd.  $256.00 and 20 items were donated to the Matawan-Aberdeen Community Food Pantry.  Many thanks to all who so generously give to support our many outreach programs throughout the year!  Blessings, Lisa Alston

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.  

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.”


*   *   *   *   SERVICE TO TRINITY   *   *   *   *

GERTRUDE HAWK CANDY SALE – Catalogues are on the table in the Narthex. Deadline for orders is next Sunday, March 17th

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.


*   *   *   *    UPCOMING EVENTS   *   *   *   *

Please mark your calendars with Trinity’s 2019 events, as well as the Epiphany Party in January 2020!!

·PRETZEL SUNDAY - March 31st

·AGAPE DINNER - Maundy Thursday, April 18th, followed by foot washing service at 7:00 PM

·LOW SUNDAY BRUNCH - Sunday, April 28th

·GOODS & SERVICES AUCTION - Saturday, May 18th

·PICNIC - Sunday, June 23rd following the 10:00 Service

·INTERNATIONAL DINNER - Saturday, October 12th

·SPAGHETTI DINNER - Saturday, November 16th

·COOKIE WALK - Saturday, December 7th

·EPIPHANY PARTY - Saturday, January 4, 2020


*   *   *   *    LENTEN & HOLY WEEK SERVICES   *   *   *   * 

WEDNESDAYS DURING LENT - March 13th through April 10th - Stations of the Cross

         7:00  PM in the Chapel

·PALM SUNDAY – April 14th, 8:00 &10:00 AM

·PRAYER BEAD SERVICE– Monday, April 15th, 7:00 PM

·STATIONS OF THE CROSS – Tuesday, April 16th, 7:00 PM

·TENEBRAE – Wednesday, April 17th, 7:00 PM

·MAUNDY THURSDAY – April 18th, 7:00 PM

·GOOD FRIDAY SERVICES – Children’s service at 10:00 AM and Eucharist at 7:00 PM

·THE GREAT EASTER VIGIL – Saturday, April 20th, 7:30 PM

·EASTER SUNDAY – April 21st, services at 8:00 & 10:00 AM


*   *   *   *    SERVICE TO COMMUNITY   *   *   *   *

COOKING CLASS - The next Cooking Class will be Monday, April 22, 2019 from 6:30 PM until 8:30 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:

Lisa Alston and family, Jesse Arlt, Barbara, Barry, the Brennan family, the Brock family, Angela Cecere, the Chernin family, Tom Colvin, Melissa Conover, Joan Cornelia, Erin & family, Marlene Fehley, Jim Glynn, Mary Gorman, Grace Grana, Ruth McDonald Haffield,  Jean Hanners, Karen Holder, Maura Igoe, Dorothy Jackson, The Very Rev. George M. Jaeger, Ken Jones, Sullivan Jones, Magdy Kelada, Jessica Lanoce, Doris Lavoie, Linda Lee, Patricia Lewis, Peggy McDonald Lint, Matthew Lynch, Robin Martino and family, Terry McKenna, the McMullin family, Stephen Meigh, Karen Mengo, Bernard Murray, Eleanor Murray, Nancy, Nancy, Helen Nixon, Renee Orlando, Joseph Porpura, Alma Cardona Quinones, Helen Richardson, Arthur Russo, Cindy Sauer, Theo Scafuto, George & Joanie Scott, Kathie Sharpe, Dennis Sherwood, Rema Sherwood, Carol Speirs, Megan Stahl, Susan Steinhardt, Debbie and Ken Stoddart, Sue, Terry Suruda, Erl Thompsen, Lexy Vervoordt, Dawn Vitelli, Janet Young


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, March 10, 2019

8:00 AM

Chalice, First & Second Reading & Psalm: Rema Sherwood

Usher:  Alvina Johnson

Altar Guild:  Maria Hassanin


10:00 AM

Chalice/First Reading:  Yvonne Lalljee

Second Reading:  TBD

Epistle/Crucifer:  Eric Lesniak

Gospel Server:  Chloe Reeve

Torch:  Luke Reigelsperger

Organist:  June Muller

Ushers/Greeters:  Wendy Goldstein, Maria Hassanin

Altar Guild:  Kathy Lesniak, Gail Madden

Counters:  Eric Lesniak, Marty Richeimer

Coffee Hour:  Penny Bermel/Susan Stitzel



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