Sunday, January 26, 2020


*   *   *   *   ANNOUNCEMENTS   *   *   *   *

Sunday, January 26, 2020


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!!

SATURDAY NOONDAY PRAYERSEvery Saturday, at 12:00 Noon, followed by a short Bible Study (through the winter months).

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.


*   *   *   *    UPCOMING EVENTS   *   *   *   *

ACOLYTE FESTIVAL – Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM at the Cathedral in Trenton.


*   *   *   *   SERVICE TO TRINITY   *   *   *   *

VESTRY POSITION TO BE FILLED:  We still have one opening on the vestry to fill one unexpired three term, which will expire January 2022.  Please give prayerful consideration to serving.

LOAN FROM DIOCESE:  The Diocese has presented Trinity with a $50,000 loan to replace the church roof.  Starting in January we will be responsible for monthly installments of $933.25 until November 2024, with a final payment of $940.26 due on December 31, 2024.  Please consider this when making your 2020 pledges.  Thank you.

THE BELL CHOIR NEEDS YOU!  Please consider joining us.  We meet Mondays from 7:30 to 9:00.  Musical knowledge is helpful, but NOT necessary.  Many of our members do not read music.  If you can count, you can play bells.  Most of you enjoy listening to the bells but we need new members to continue.  If you can't commit to the whole year, please consider helping for a few months, i.e. now through the Christmas season or from Christmas to Easter, etc.  Please see Rick or Beth for further information.

“CALLING ALL SINGERS”:  If anyone is interested in joining the choir, please speak to June. WE NEED ALL VOICES!

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.

LAY MINISTERS’ SCHEDULES:  Printouts of the next rotation, November 2019 through February 2020, are on the table in the narthex.

There is a bulletin board in the Narthex showing all the Outreach programs Trinity participates in.  There is also a notebook with the specifics of every program. Feel free to talk to Magdalena, Lisa, Penny or Maria about any of these.


*   *   *   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


Magdalena Aders

In loving memory of Louise Aders and Marietta Aders


Mike and Jolynn Kawoczka

In loving memory of Madeline, Joseph and Wayne Bellavia and Frank Vella



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

Jack Anderson, Frank Aniello, Jesse Arlt, Barbara, Barry, Lois Hunter Bass,  Penny Bermel, Bill Boyd, Melissa Conover, Joan Cornelia, Sally Crochet, Marlene Fehley, Mary Gorman, Grace Grana, Ruth McDonald Haffield, Dorothy Jackson, The Rev. George M. Jaeger, the Jones family, Jessica Lanoce, Doris Lavoie, Peggy McDonald Lint, the McMullin family, Stephen Meigh, Karen Mengo, Arthur Morrain, Bernard Murray, Neil Murray, Nancy, Renee Orlando, Bob Perry, Jean Pesce, Joseph Porpura, Alma Cardona Quinones, Theo Scafuto, Kathie Sharpe, Dennis Sherwood, Rema Sherwood, Carol Speirs, Megan Stahl, Susan Steinhardt, Sue, Terry Suruda

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. 



January 26, 2020

8:00 AM

First & Second Reading & Psalm:  Rema Sherwood

Chalice: Rema Sherwood

Usher: Alvina Johnson

Altar Guild:  Gladys Martin

10:00 AM

Chalice/First Reading/Psalm:  Jolynn Kawoczka

Second Reading:  Ernie Ostic

Epistle Server/Crucifer:  Eric Lesniak

Gospel Server: Julia Venezia

Torch:  Jonathan Perry

Organist:  June Muller

Altar Guild:  Tracey Siegel

Coffee Hour:  Kawoczka, Stefanowicz

Counters:  Ernie Ostic, Mike Kawoczka

Ushers/Greeters:  Maria Hassanin, Wendy Goldstein



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