news from holy trinity

 
worship schedule

Sunday Mass at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Mass at 6:30 p.m. (currently on hiatus)
Bach Vespers at 5:00 p.m. (resumes February 6)

All services are both in-person and live streamed. All Holy Trinity live streams can be accessed here: https://www.holytrinitynyc.org/live.

We have concluded our ongoing series of Tuesday Evening Prayer. Instead, join us in-person or online for Wednesday Mass! Additionally, Pastor Tim hosts a Holy Trinity social hour on Zoom on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Please feel free to have a snack and/or beverage nearby. That link is here: https://tinyurl.com/HTZoom.

 

altar flowers

If you would like to give altar flowers in memory of a loved one or in commemoration of an event, contact austin@holytrinitynyc.org 

 

 

membership at holy trinity

Are you considering membership at Holy Trinity? From time to time, Pastor Tim puts together an orientation for new members. In addition to participating in the life of the congregation, members of Holy Trinity are given opportunities for leadership in this church. If you’re interested in more information about what membership means here, email Pastor Tim.


 

giving sunday a great success!

From Michelle Peranteau, co-chair of the Generosity Committee:

Growing in Faith Together! The Generosity Committee thanks you for a wonderful Giving Sunday at Holy Trinity. We appreciate those who were in church and turned in their Giving Form as well as those that sent their forms in advance of the service. And it was so good to gather after worship for a potluck with many yummy dishes provided by our fellow members. 

Having insight into our congregation’s giving commitments allows us to effectively plan for 2023. So if you haven’t yet turned in your Giving Form, we would appreciate your doing so in the coming weeks. You are welcome to send it to the church office or bring it to church and give it to Pastor Tim. 

Click here for our 2022 Impact Statement: 
tinyurl.com/59vsznut

Click here for a blank 2023 Estimate of Giving form: 
tinyurl.com/6k5whfy9

With gratitude and grace,
The Generosity Committee


wreath-making and carol-singing!

On Friday, December 9 our annual wreath-making event returns to Holy Trinity starting at 5:00 p.m.

• Come help create the handmade wreaths that hang in our sanctuary - no experience required, and plenty of encouragement provided!

• We'll share a potluck meal together, too! We'll provide a main course, and you can bring snacks, sides, salads, or beverages to share.

• NEW! As the wreath-making comes to a close, we'll transition into a Christmas singalong in the Community Room led by Austin Philemon and Pastor Tim. While it might not be as racuous as Pastor Tim's former Beer & Carols events (or will it?) it'll be a great chance to get in the holiday spirit!

We will officially start at 5pm, but we won't wrap up around 8:30 or 9 p.m., so come when you can, and stay as long as you can! Use the red door at the corner of 65th and Central Park West (labelled 1 W. 65th) and head downstairs to the Community Room from there.


christmas tree delivery and decoration

BONUS event! Want to help prepare the way a little more? Four 10' Christmas trees are being delivered to Holy Trinity on Thursday, December 8, and it takes a LOT of work to get those up and decorated! If you can spare a couple of hours on Thursday afternoon, ask Pastor Tim for the deets!


christmas music & greens for 2022

Holy Trinity has a rich tradition of decking the halls, well, decorating the nave, altar and church doors, as well as beautiful music during Christmas Eve services. And we would love your help and support this year to make it happen. The Christmas trees, wreaths and garland cost $2,000, and the musicians and singers cost $3,000 - so we invite you to consider a special gift to help defray the expenses to Holy Trinity. You are welcome to give in celebration or in memory of loved ones or just because!

Donation forms will be included in the Sunday bulletins in the coming weeks; or you can click here: tinyurl.com/giveHT and give directly to the 2022 Christmas Music and Greens fund!

We thank you for your consideration and your generosity!

A blessed Advent and Christmas season to you all,
The Generosity Committee


a message from H.U.G.

Dear People of Holy Trinity, as we prepare for the upcoming Holiday Season, we ask you to consider a donation for our weekly meal program H.U.G.

We have been growing, and each week we are serving a greater number of guests. While we celebrate helping more people, we utilize more food. We like to keep our pantry stocked with many of the dry goods we use each week, and we purchase fresh foods each week to create a full hot meal for 50. At $4 a meal that works out to $200 a week.

Some of the food products we would like include:
 

28 oz can tomatoes (120)
15.5 oz or 29 oz can black beans (36)
15.5 oz or 29 oz can kidney beans (36)
15.5 oz can chickpeas (12)
Penne pasta (24 boxes)
Med shell pasta (16 boxes)
Rotini/Fusilli pasta (16 boxes)
Dried green lentils (4-6)
Goya Adobo 16.5 oz (8-10)
Chili powder (2)
Ground cumin (2)
Paprika (2)
Dried oregano (2)
Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce (12)
Ken's Steakhouse Salad Dressing (20 assorted)
Diamond Crystal kosher salt (3 boxes)
Corn meal 2 lbs. (2-3)
Olive oil 1 gallon (2-3)
Hot chocolate mix (5-6 boxes not in envelopes)
Brownie mix, (6-9)
Cake mix (6-9)
Icing (6 containers)
Cupcake wrappers
Wooden skewers (400)

I've included target numbers, but you are free to give as you see fit. If you wish to leave a monetary donation, note a check or envelope with H.U.G., or electronically on the Holy Trinity giving portal, Select H.U.G. Your help is very much appreciated. 

- Damon Gray

 

 


bach vespers '22-'23 season


important dates

Thursday, December 8 - Sanctuary Christmas tree delivery & decorating 

Friday, December 9 - Annual wreath-making event & carol singalong with potluck, 5 pm

Sunday, December 11 - Bach Vespers Magnificat, 5 pm


Send your announcements to pastortim@holytrinitynyc.org. Content must be received by Tuesday at noon for inclusion in the weekly e-newsletter.

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