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This Week at Holy Trinity

This Week at Holy Trinity

A Note from the Transition Team
Last Spring, we were invited to serve as the Transition Team to begin to prepare for the next phase of Holy Trinity’s ministry. We are an assortment of members: long-time and newer, youngish and somewhat older, and busy with all that life in New York City demands. We all share a love for Jesus Christ and a wholehearted commitment to Christ’s loving and embracing church.


This Week at Holy Trinity

This Week at Holy Trinity


Third Sunday of Easter – April 19, 2015
Mass at 11:00 AM. Readings: Acts 3:12-19; Psalm 4;1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36b-48. Pastor George Detweiler will preside and preach.

Today’s scriptures revolve around the theme of the difference that Christ’s resurrection makes. In the first lesson, it is the reaction to Peter healing a lame man. The healing is the foretaste or hors d’oeuvres of salvation that is available through the power of Christ’s resurrection.

The second lesson offers us hope as God’s children. But we are looking forward to being transformed into the image of God and made righteous as God in Christ is righteous. That will happen when we see God and he is, a longing expressed also in Psalm 4.

The gospel is another of the post resurrection appearances of Christ. As in John’s gospel, the Risen Lord addresses his disciples with “Peace be with you.” He addresses their shock by pointing out his physical reality, proved by his asking for something to eat. (more…)