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Programs for Newcomers

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Calling all newcomers!

Trinity, INC

If you are new to the Trinity community or new to (or curious about) the Episcopal Church, Trinity Inc is for you. These times of fellowship include a home-cooked meal and times of conversation, learning, and exploring our lives together as a community of faith. If you’re looking for a way to connect with others, with the Church, and with God in a deeper way, please plan to attend Trinity Inc. Attendance at all sessions isn’t necessary, but encouraged. If you have questions, please contact Mother Henny or Father Charlie by calling the Church office or by email. Childcare is available upon request.

Trinity, Inc. meets 7 times beginning in September and ending in May. Each meeting focuses on a different aspect of what it means to be an Episcopalian and a member of Trinity Church. We meet in the Great Hall for a meal and fellowship, followed by the program. The 7 meetings are mostly on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 6–7:30 p.m.

Here is the schedule for 2016–17:

  • September 7. 2016 – Explore the Church: spiritual nuances of cool church stuff.
  • October 5, 2016 – Explore the Seasons of the Church: how to live rhythmically
  • November 2, 2016 – Anglican Spirituality: what do Episcopalians believe?
  • February 1, 2017 – Meet the Staff: What does it mean to work in a church?
  • March 8, 2017 – Creating a Rule of Life: How can my life have more order and meaning?
  • April 5, 2017 – Exploring Ritual: understanding the way we worship together
  • May 3, 2017 – Let us Pray: honest talk about forms of prayer

Rite of Welcome

Every spring, Trinity Church has a rite of Welcome to liturgically and formally welcome all those who have decided to make Trinity their church home.

Baptismal & Confirmation Preparation

The sacramental activities of Baptism and Confirmation are central to the life of the church. Anyone interested in either of these rites should speak with the clergy.
Baptismal dates are prescribed by the church: Epiphany (Jan 8, 2017), Easter Vigil (April 15, 2017), Pentecost (June 4, 2017) and the Sunday after All Saints Day (Nov 8, 2016).  We’ve added dates: The Last Sunday of Epiphany (Feb 26, 2017) and a late summer option (Aug 7, 2016).