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This Week at Holy Trinity

This Week at Holy Trinity
Icon of Exaltation of the Holy Cross

WORSHIP

Holy Cross Day and 15th Anniversary Commemoration of 9/11 – September 11, 2016
Mass –
11 o’clock in the morning (Holy Trinity Choir singing)

Join the growing number of members, prospective members, and visitors worshiping together at Holy Trinity.

You Are Invited to Join Pastor Miller (praying) & Joe Chappel (singing) at the 9/11 Commemoration
Sunday, September 11
8:46 a.m., 9:03 a.m., 9:59 a.m., and/or 10:28 a.m.

FDNY Engine 40/ Ladder 35 Firehouse (66th & Amsterdam)

1 Corinthians 1: 18-24 (Sunday’s 2nd Reading)

For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning I will thwart.” Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, God decided, through the foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe. For Jews demand signs and Greeks desire wisdom, but we proclaim Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

Please keep in your prayers: Bishop Robert and Lois Rimbo at the death of their great-nephew Joseph Brinkman, Ellen Benton, Cory Bricco, Charlotte Cage, Peg Faulkner, Ed Hannah, Maria Jacobson, Diana Langer Marcus, Lawrence Lever, Bill Lutz, Susan Sterne McCann, Jytte Palumbo, Glenda Paschal, Wanda Pate, Robert Radsch, Mike Rodriguez, Charles Scholz, Thorvald Slater, and Benjamin Weiner.

Sunday’s Readings
Numbers 21:4b-9
Psalm 98:1-4
1 Corinthians 1:18-24
John 3:13-17

Pastor Miller’s Sermon:  “With Ears Open and Mouths Closed”

Sunday’s Music
Prelude: Prelude on CRUCIFER – Lindsay Arthur Lafford
Offertory: Crux Fidelis – John VI, King of Portugal
Postlude: Fugue in G minor – J. S. Bach

Hymns
#651   Oh, Praise the Gracious Power
#803   When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
#342   There in God’s Garden
#660   Lift High the Cross
Contemplative Mass
Every Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
This half-hour liturgy is an opportunity to rest in the rush of the week.  If you are unable to worship on Sunday, come to this liturgy where this is a homily, music, and Holy Communion.  Come and see how many are gathering for this lovely time of worship.

The Holy Trinity Family is cordially invited to attend the wedding of Robert Crumb and Michal Delgado on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. A reception will follow in the back of the church. For planning purposes, please RSVP to robertcrumb@hotmail.com.