Women of Trinity Church (WOTC) Monthly Meeting (September 20) - All women of Trinity are invited to gather at 6:00pm on Wednesday, September 20 in Trinity's Parish House courtyard. Questions? Contact WOTC president Rose Wilson at .
Tour of Church Space Why did we do it that way? (September 24, and October 1) After the 10:30am service on three select Sundays, join the rector for a special 30 minute mini-tour of the newly repaired church space. Find out about the last year of construction, color selections, lights, rafters, challenges facing church . . . Andy will answer any question you have.
Monthly Family Night: Pizza at the Playground (September 22) - Look for this monthly offering to gather our church family for quality time together. On Friday, September 22, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, all are invited for pizza, playground, games, a live youth band "The Mustard Seeds" and more. Please gather at Trinity's Parish House & Courtyard. Water, lemonade and iced tea provided. Please BYOB. Questions? Contact Ashley Eastham at .
Trinity Treasures Raffle! (October 1) Visit bit.ly/noahsarkraffle to purchase a $10 raffle ticket to win the large plush Noah's Ark displayed in Trinity Treasures. A winner will be chosen on Sunday, October 1 at 12:00pm in Trinity Treasures. You do not need to be present to win. Contact: Tina Grant at .
Blessing of the Animals (October 4) - Gather at Coliseum Square Park (1708 Coliseum St) at 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 4. Please bring your pet, leashed or caged, for a blessing following the prayers of St. Francis. Stay for “Yappy Hour” mingling and conversation. Contact: The Rev. John M. Pitzer at .
Community Partners Fair by the Restorative Justice Committee (October 8) - Between the 8:00am and 10:30am services, beginning at 9:15am, Trinity’s Restorative Justice committee will host community organizations that support the needs of at-risk youth, young adults and their families in the city of New Orleans. Connect and learn about local volunteer opportunities. Contact: The Rev. Carol Spencer at .
The Tuesday Morning Eucharist is held weekly at 7:30am in the Chapel.
Creation Care Sunday! (October 1) - The Episcopal Church joins an international effort to celebrate the Season of Creation, (Sept. 1-Oct. 4) as a time for renewing, repairing, and restoring our relationship to God, one another, and all of creation. An effort for prayer and action. Contact: The Rev. Annie Jung at .
Evening Prayer with Healing (October 10) - Praying and singing together in community is a way of expanding our intentions and desires for wholeness with God's help. Please join us at 6:00pm in the Chapel on the second Tuesday of the month. Enter through the Chapel door from Coliseum street or Bishops Hall door from circle drive and memorial garden.
Daily Meditation emails are offered each morning on Monday-Saturday so that you can begin your day with a reminder that you are Christ's Beloved! These meditations are written by clergy and parishioners using a bit of scripture from the Daily Office as a starting point, a brief reflection accompanied by art/music. If you wish to subscribe or if you'd like to try writing occasionally, please contact Maria Elliott at .
Women's Creativity Retreat (October 19-22) - "Unabashedly Shining: How Your Spiritual Spark through Creativity Manifests Light to the World." Trinity's own Rev. Annie Jung will be the presenter at the Women's Creativity Retreat in October. The retreat will begin on Thursday evening, October 19 and end after Eucharist on Sunday morning, October 22. If you would liek to get away, relax, reflect, enjoy fellowship and worship with other women, please consider this wonderful retreat. Cost includes a 3 night stay at the Solomon Episcopal Conference Center and eigh chef-prepared meals. To register, visit https://seccla.org/events2/edola-womens-creativity/.
12 Steps Are for Everyone meets Sunday mornings at 9:15am. For more information contact Karen Taylor at or (203) 526-3590.
Faith and Fiction (returns September 10) meets at 9:15am in the School Library and on Zoom. Our group of facilitators chooses mostly secular short stories to discuss from a Christian perspective. We look for glimmers of the divine, illustrations of God’s grace, and insights about how to live our lives in accord with the teachings of Jesus. New members and "drop-ins" are always welcome. Details will be announced later. Please contact Merry Toups at for more information and to get on our weekly email list.
African Bible Study (begins September 24) meets at 9:15am in the Parish House. This Bible Study method is rooted in an ancient method of praying the scriptures,and will cover the the Sunday Gospel reading. “Drop-in” any Sunday. A leadership team of teachers will facilitate the process: Alice Wright, Nell Bolton, Chris Ryan and Davis Williams. Please contact Maria Elliott at .
Foundations Class (begins September 24) Learn the basices of Christian faith in the Episcopal tradition.This class meets for 5 weeks at 9:15am in the school library. Please contact Ashley Bond at .
The Men's Prayer Breakfast meets Wednesday mornings from 6:30am - 8:00am for a home-cooked breakfast and Bible study with the rector, The Reverend Andrew R. Thayer.
Trinity Out and About: Thursdays at Twilight (September 21) - On Thursday, September 21, Out & About visits the Thursdays at Twilight Concert featuring John Boutte with an intermission stroll to Enrique Alferez Sculpture Garden. Gather at 5:30pm to get seats together. The concert begins at 6:00pm at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters (indoors near Botanical Garden at City Park). Admission is $15, food and drink available for purchase inside the building. Trinity Out and About is simply an opportunity to get out and enjoy experiences in the city with one another. Contact Phyllis Hugg at with any questions or to RSVP.
Trinity Restorative Justice Committee - Inspired by Christ, the Trinity Restorative Justice Committee was formed to support Trinity's mission to "do justice" with a focus on the needs of at-risk youth and young adults in the city of New Orleans, supporting them and their families to avoid entry or re-entry into the Louisiana criminal legal system. To learn more about related volunteer opportunities visit www.trinitynola.com/restorative-justice/ or contact Rev. Carol Spencer at .
Guild of the Christ Child (GOTCC). Is your family growing? Please let us know! If you are expecting, adopting, fostering, or anything in between, please email Maria Elliott at so that we can pray for you and your family. Upon the arrival of a new family member, our Guild of the Christ Child ministry team delivers a basket of love to your front porch.
Nursery Care - Trinity’s nursery is available from 8:30am - 12:00pm for children age 3 and under, including infants. At this time the nursery remains located in the original nursery location in the church undercroft. Email with questions.
The Pray Ground (during the 10:30am service) is a designated area where children can experience worship while being physically comfortable. Spirit bags, books, and Godly Play materials are available to help children stay engaged. Parents are encouraged to sit close to the Pray Ground.
Godly Play - Trinity Episcopal Church invites children PK3 to 5th grade to enter into a deeper and more playful relationship with God. The children meet during the "Sunday school hour" from 10:30am to 11:15am. Classes are organized by grade. After class, the children are led by their respective Godly Play mentors to join their families for communion. Sometimes we're a little late.
About Godly Play (not your typical sunday school) - The Godly Play® method is a curriculum of spiritual practice exploring the mystery of God’s presence in our lives and builds upon a Montessori foundation that has been extensively researched and practiced for over 40 years. At its core, Godly Play emphasizes the importance of process, openness, discovery, community, and relationships and models the worship life, stories, symbols, and rituals of our Christian faith. Consistency is key.
We've made giving to Trinity easier than ever!
PayPal Giving - no fees!
Online using a credit card or digital wallet (like Apple Pay)
Cash and check contributions may be mailed, placed in the plate, or hand-delivered to Trinity's stewardship or business offices. Cash must be received by December 31, 2022. Checks must be dated December 31, 2022 and postmarked December 31, 2022 in order to be considered a 2022 tax deduction.
Gifts of appreciated stock may be transferred to Morgan Stanley DTC# 0015 Account# 575-021402. Our broker is Jennifer Rigby at 504-585-3909. Please notify Raina O’Neil, or 504-670-2537, of the transfer.
You can also set up your giving to be automatic by making your gift recurring.
Visit trinitynola.com/giving to learn more.
'Together We Build' Capital Campaign - Trinity is proud to present the culmination of the Church and School’s strategic planning efforts with a joint $13 million Capital Campaign, Trinity 2024: Together We Build. The Campaign goal and projects have been designed to create a more functional and attractive campus for Trinity that will ultimately build a more vital community for the future. For more information, please visit the Campaign website at www.Trinity2024.org or scan the QR code.
Sign up to receive news and announcements from Trinity Church.