We had the largest group to date attend our parish picnic last Sunday! Many, many thanks to the cooks (Chris Reeves, Josh Cattell, and Bruce Haupt) who grilled wonderful hotdogs and burgers and to everyone who provided side dishes. The food was outstanding—and plentiful! A fun time for all!
If the Amish can raise a barn in a day, can the Orthodox re-build a house in a weekend or two?
Shane and Maria Stevens had to gut much of their house because of asbestos. They are asking for volunteers to spend a few hours helping over the next few weeks to rebuild its interior. This weekend, they will be focusing on installing drywall. Contact Shane if you are able to help get the Stevens’ back into their home. Thank you!
Be sure to join us after the Divine Liturgy this Sunday, May 29 and enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast prepared by Christopher McNulty. A freewill offering will be collected during the meal. All proceeds from the benefit breakfast will help support Christopher on his upcoming mission trip to Ukraine. Thank you!
Join us in celebrating the achievements of our graduates this month. Nicholas Reeves will receive a Doctorate in Music Ed. from the Manhattan School of Music and Willis (Mark) Mwangola will receive a Masters degree from Penn State. Also graduating from Penn State with a Bachelor’s degree are Lara Haluszczak, Marina Johnson, Samuel Leathers, Stasia Roberts, and Shane Stevens. Many years!
Shane and Maria Stevens are seeking volunteers to house family members attending Shane’s college graduation the weekend of May 14. If you have some extra space for his parents, one of his 3 siblings, or his sibling’s fiancée, your help would be greatly appreciated. Their guests are arriving the evening of Friday, May 13 and leaving Saturday, May 14. Please contact Maria if you have any questions. Thank you for your consideration.
We are pleased to announce the arrival of Heidi Elizabeth Wagner, newborn daughter of Andre and Megan Wagner! She was born April 30 at 1:22 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., 2 oz., and measuring 17.5 inches tall. Many years!
This Sunday, May 1 (Thomas Sunday), the Holy Trinity Church School will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt! This fun hunt is planned for kids fifth grade and younger, although older children are welcome and will also receive some sweet nourishment. For more information, please contact Dn. Mark.
Christ is Risen! Χριστός Ανέστη! Христос Воскресе! Al-Masih-Qam! In celebration of our Lord’s Resurrection, see the attached the Hours of Pascha, which may be festively sung in place of Morning and Evening Prayers this Bright Week.
This week we invite you to be transformed into eyewitnesses and direct participants in the awesome events of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. For a daily guide of the various services that will be celebrated at Holy Trinity this week, see Journey to Pascha, courtesy of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
We are pleased to announce the arrival of George Thomas Biberdorf, newborn son of Fr. Basil and Mat. Dea. He was born Monday, April 11 weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. Many years!