Bulletin for 6 PM Christmas Eve

Here’s the bulletin for 6 PM Christmas Eve at Trinity Lime Rock

bulletin for 6 PM Christmas Eve

Please feel free to view it online, either here or at Trinity on your personal electronic device — or forward it to a friend and invite them to join us!

We look forward to seeing you during the Christmas weekend at Trinity, and we want to wish you a very Merry Christmas!

Christmas 2017 at Trinity Lime Rock

 

 

Rota for first quarter 2018

Here’s the rota for first quarter 2018

What’s a rota?   It’s the schedule of who, among our many wonderful volunteers, performs what roles in our Sunday services.

Our Verger prepares this (with a whole lot of input from the volunteers themselves) a week or two before each quarter ends and gets it “out there” so that people can plan their schedules as far in advance as possible.

Without further ado, here’s the rota for first quarter 2018!

Rota for first quarter 2018

You can also see a copy posted at Trinity, or pick up a printed copy there as well.

Thanks to all of our volunteers for all that they do for Trinity!

 

Trinity’s Verger and Acolytes

Christmas 2017 at Trinity Lime Rock

Here’s a summary of what’s planned for Christmas 2017 at Trinity Lime Rock!

Christmas 2017 at Trinity Lime Rock

If you would like this in a convenient format to print out or to send as an attachment to an email to a friend, please click below to download it as a PDF file.

Christmas 2017 at Trinity Lime Rock

We look forward to seeing you at Trinity to helps us celebrate the birth of Christ and the Christmas Season!

 

 

 

Instructed Eucharist

Instructed Eucharist at Trinity

November 19 was the Youth Sunday for November, and, in addition to the young people assuming most of the roles in the service, they took on a significant part of the instructed Eucharist we hold from time to time.   The instructed Eucharist is basically a series of planned interruptions of the service in which readers provide commentary about what has just happened and about what is going to happen next.  We don’t conduct them frequently because the narratives do disrupt the flow of the service, but when we do, most people find it to be a learning experience.

It’s not just for the young people that we hold these, by the way.  Most adults can still learn something about the way our principal worship service is conducted and why it is the way it is.  For that reason we’ve decided to provide the script for this year’s instructed Eucharist  so you can read over what you heard on Sunday.

Click below to read the script:

Instructed Eucharist 2017

Instructional Eucharist speakers

The Sunday School teacher helps some of the younger kids with their narratives

Instructed Eucharist speaker

The day’s Minister of Communion was one of the instructional speakers

Instructed Eucharist speaker

One of the older young people was one of the instructors as well

Holy Week and Easter

Holy week and Easter

Additional holy week and easter services include:

Maundy Thursday, April 13 — Informal Eucharist and Stripping of the Altar at 10 AM

Good Friday, April 14:   Tenebrae service at the Church of St. Mary in Lakeville at 7 PM

Easter Sunday, April 15:  Misa de Pascua en Espanol at noon

Music at the Services

Palm Sunday:  Guest Musicians will be Alturas Duo – Carlos Boltes charango and Scott Hill, guitar

Tenebrae (at St. Mary’s Lakeville):   Music by Bach, Vivaldi and Faure with Carrie Wilson, soprano, John-Arthur Miller, baritone, Cindy Ogulnick, violin, Judith Dansker, oboe, Lucy Bardo Violoncello and Christine Gevert, organ and direction.

Saturday Easter Vigil:  Chants and Hymns and Sacred Anthems by Alice Parker, with Trinity Choir and guests, directed by Christine Gevert

Easter at 10:30 AM:   “Christ lay in Death’s Strong Bands” Opening Chorus and Final Chorale from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Easter Cantata BWV 4 (with texts by Martin Luther – in honor of the 500th Reformation Anniversary) with Tricia van Oers, recorder and Trinity Choir and guests  and Christine Gevert, organ and direction.

Bulletin for Sunday, March 26

The bulletin for Sunday, March 26, is now available here for download.

03-26-2017 4 Lent

This Sunday is also the Youth Sunday for March.  At our Youth Sundays our young people fill all of the worship roles that are  permitted for them.

Download this bulletin at home and prepare for the service, or download it at Trinity and follow the service on  your personal electronic device.