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                                                              – in between the hymnal holders. Go ahead – take one           Formatted: Font: 13 pt
                        TODAY                                 out and have a look! It’s a small, easy to carry list of our   Formatted: Header distance from edge: 0.2"
Estate Planning Seminar: Immediately Following                services and activities for two months. While our
Worship Service. The Trinity Board of Trustees is             Trinity family may find these handier to carry around
sponsoring an estate planning seminar in the Fellowship       that the bulletin – they’re also intended to get the word
Hall after Worship today. John E. Ritzert, Jr. and            out to your friends, neighbors and community. Take a
Jennifer A. Crane, Esquires, will discuss the basics of       couple with you when you leave today; leave one in a
estate planning, the importance of ensuring your              coffee shop or book shop, leave another on a bulletin
documents are in order, and exploring various estate-         board. Be creative! What an easy way to spread the
related charitable giving opportunities that can reduce       great news about all our church has to offer!
tax consequences while allowing your family to further
                                                              Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service is on 11/23.
philanthropic goals. Please join us for this informative
                                                              Pastor Phyllis is preaching this year at Agudas Achim
session, which will include time for questions and
                                                              Temple. Westminster Presbyterian Church will also be
answers.
                                                              joining us. From 7:30 to 8:30pm.
The Children's Ministry Team (CMT) is meeting                 Trinity’s Christmas Dinner is on December 4th at
immediately following worship (childcare provided).           5:00pm. (Please note that the Trinity Trumpeter had the
Please join us, whether you have been                         time of the dinner listed incorrectly.) Trinity will
receiving CMT emails for awhile or whether you're             provide the turkeys, and you’ll provide the sides. The
newly interested in helping the team fulfill its mission of   Della Somerville Circle is graciously planning the event
helping Trinity's children grow, care and share. Agenda       again this year and needs volunteers to help cook a
items include: Discussion of room renovations upstairs;       turkey and/or clean up after the dinner. Please mark
Sunday School / StoryTime status reports; 3rd through         your connection card or contact Linda Pitts at
5th grade activity ideas; Advent ideas; etc.                  ihcpitts@aol.com if you can help.
Hope to see you there!
                                                              Two opportunities to order beautiful flowers for the
                                                              holidays! Poinsettia Orders: Like last year, half of the
                TRINITY’S TABLE                               orders will beautify our Narthex and Sanctuary on the
     SUMMER COOKOUT EXTRAVAGANZA                              second Sunday of Advent, December 4th. The second
                    November 16, 2011                         half of the orders will be on display during our
                     5:30pm – 7:30pm                          Christmas Eve and Christmas morning services. Order
Fall is great, but we all miss summer at least a little bit   forms with more information are available in the
right now, don’t we? Ronnie will be outside next              Narthex and are due by Sunday, November 27th.
Wednesday grilling hot dogs, baked beans and his              Proceeds benefit the Flower Committee.
special-recipe hamburgers for everyone to enjoy inside        Wreaths & Pine Roping: These are perfect for your own
the warm comfort of the Fellowship Hall. There’ll also        home or as a gift to friends and neighbors! Order forms
be potato salad, coleslaw and cake for dessert.               with more information are available in the Narthex and
                       $7.50 per adult                        are due by Monday, November 21st. Proceeds benefit
                       $5.00 per child                        the Building Community Capital Campaign (BCCC.)
$20.00 per family of 2 adults and 2 or more children.
               Please RSVP by the end of today!                                         GIVE
                                                              How many Alexandrians go to bed hungry every
                                                              night? If you attended church on Sunday, October
             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                    16th, you may have gotten a clue to the answer to that
Church Chat Next Sunday. If you would like an                 question. ALIVE!'s Executive Director, Ken Naser,
opportunity to explore belonging to Trinity, you are          spoke to the congregants about the various programs
invited to join Pastor Phyllis and Pastor Matt in the         that ALIVE! has to help the less fortunate who live in
Pastor’s Study after service next Sunday for light            our city. The numbers that provide the answer to that
refreshments, fellowship and a time of sharing.               question are overwhelming. Although there are a
                                                              number of food programs within our city, ALIVE!
What’s that in the pew card holder?!? Each month
                                                              responds to the bulk of those who are in need of food.
you’ll find a “Trinity Bookmark” in the card holder,
                                                              During the fiscal year ending June 30th, 2011, the
nestled snuggly between the envelopes and pledge cards
                                                              Family Emergency Program delivered over 4,000 bags
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of groceries to the homes of primarily senior citizens,
the disabled, and single parents with small children.
ALIVE!'s second food program, the Last Saturday Food           Stephen Ministry Continues. The ministry of lay
Distribution Program, distributed food from three              Christian caregivers among us has been going on for 9
locations around the city to more than 7,000                   years. We thank God that he has given us the gift of
households. And the need is ever increasing. These             these people. After having completed the Stephen
two programs are dependent on donations from our               Series training, our Stephen Ministers are now putting
member congregations. Please help during the month             their skills and compassion to work, caring for people in
of November by bringing donations of nonperishable             our congregation. Perhaps you should give some
items. There is a particular need for peanut butter,           thought to becoming a Stephen minister and registering
grape jelly, canned meats, tuna, cereal, rice, and             for the course beginning in January 2012. Talk to
spaghetti sauce. Also, checks made out to Trinity with         Carol Bobby or Sue Stewart for details.
"ALIVE! Food" in the memo section will help ALIVE!
buy food from the Capital Area Food Bank at an                                    THANK YOU
extremely low cost. Your continued support to help             Thank you to those serving at the Christ House this
feed those in need is greatly appreciated!                     evening: Michael Derrick and his father-in-law, Warren
                                                               Sharp, and Paul and Sharon Taylor. Please mark your
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The UMW Flea Market on November 19th needs                     House December 11th. Susan Willis can also be
help with setup on Thursday and Friday and help with           contacted at shwillis76@gmail.com.
sales and cleanup on Saturday. Items can also be baked
for the bake sale or cash/check donations made out to
the United Methodist Women (give to Ruth Hartley or                                    MOPS
Rita Newbegin. Please contact Pat Moore at                                       Restaurant Night:
pejmoore86@gmail.com if you can bake something for                            Monday, November 14th
the bake sale. Please sign up to volunteer on your                               7:00am to 10:00pm
connection card or on the sign-up sheets in the Narthex.         Help support Trinity’s MOPS Mission and let Café
Proceeds this year go to ALIVE, Community Lodgings,              Pizzaolo do the cooking ALL DAY TOMORROW!
& Rising Hope - United Methodist Mission Church.
                                                                                 Café Pizzaolo
December 3 - Rising Hope United Methodist                                       1623 Fern Street
Mission Church. Do you know how many families get                             Alexandria, VA 22302
food at Rising Hope each week? Do you know how                                   (703) 717-9324
many persons are helped financially each week? Do you              http://www.cafepizzaiolo.com/cof_home.html
know the quantity of clothes that are available each
week? Do you know about the noon worship service                         10% of net sales given to MOPS.
Tuesday through Friday at Rising Hope? Do you know                      Available for dine-in and carry out.
how large the staff is to service the least, lost, left-out,
and homeless along the Route 1 corridor? Plan to to
join us on Saturday, Dec 3, and find the answers to                            SAVE THE DATE
these questions and how your funds support this                            11/13: Estate Planning Seminar
mission project of the Alexandria District United                             11/19: UMW Flea Market
Methodist churches. We are looking for 20-30 persons                 11/23: Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service
to go from Trinity so we can also do some work for a                     12/3: Rising Hope Mission Project
couple of hours to help with their preparations for                       12/4: Christmas Dinner, 5:00pm
Christmas giving. See Carol Bowers or Sue Stewart for
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                                                                                 Dinner 5:30-7:15pm
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  members of our mission team, Russel Broman and
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                                                                        April 21st - Maundy Thursday
    Christ House on Sunday, April 10th. If you are                                                                       Formatted: Font: 11.5 pt, Not Bold, No
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                                                                          April 22nd - Good Friday
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                   April 24th - Easter                           other on a rotating basis for children or youth.        Formatted: Font: Not Bold, Font color: Auto

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               Easter Breakfast - 9:30am
                                                                    Express interest on the connection card.
               Easter Worship - 10:45am
              There will be no StoryTime
                                                             Great Vigil of Easter Saturday, April 23rd. Join us for a
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                                                              service of watchfulness and celebration will take place

A Change To StoryTime…3rd Graders to Graduate Next            Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 8 p.m. and will last past 11   Formatted: Default Paragraph Font, Font:
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                                                             premium, please meet at the Trinity UMC parking lot at
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 years through 2nd grade. Next week we look forward
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                                                             contact Kaaren Christopherson at kaarenc@verizon.net
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                                                               is July 15th! VBS will be held at Trinity August 1 - 5
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                                                               online, and returning it to the office with a $25 per
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                                                               family fee (fee waived for VBS volunteers). Please
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                                                             First Trinity Hike travels to Great Falls on Saturday,
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  as well as youth ages Rising 6th-12th are welcome!         Assist in leading worship this summer by serving as a
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Vacation Bible School 2011 Registration is Open! Please             are needed for the following activities:             Formatted: Font: Not Bold, No underline, Font
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 join us at Trinity UMC August 1 - 5 from 9:30 a.m. to       1. Set up for the hunt the morning of Sat., April 23rd.     Formatted: Space After: 10 pt, Line spacing:
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through completed fifth grade students throughout our       Please indicate your interest on the Connection Card or      Formatted: Font: Not Bold, No underline, Font
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  and returning the form to the office with a $25 per       Rebuilding Together Alexandria Saturday, April 30: Are       Formatted: No underline, Font color: Auto

family fee (fee waived for VBS volunteers). Questions           you looking for a one-time, one-day volunteer            Formatted: Font: Garamond, 11.5 pt, Font
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forward to exploring themes of Gratitude, Compassion,        way to dip your toe in the water and see what mission       Formatted: No underline, Font color: Auto

    Forgiveness, Grace, and Faithfulness during our              work in the local community is actually like?           Formatted: Font: Garamond, 11.5 pt, Font
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      "Inside-out and Upside-down" week of fun!              Rebuilding Together Alexandria is for you! You can          Formatted: No underline, Font color: Auto

Sunday School Classes conclude next week! All ages – 3      sign up in the narthex, or by contacting Tim Critchfield     Formatted                                       ...
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years–PreK(209), K-2nd(Chapel), 3rd-5th(202a), Youth          <waviator@earthlink.net> or Courtney McCreesh
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(6th-12th, 203), and two adult classes: Fellowship Class     <clmccreesh@gmail.com>. RTA organizes teams of              Formatted                                       ...
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             All meet from 9:45-10:45am.                      and maintenance on their homes. This year we are
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                                                             working on a home in Arlandria, very close to Trinity.
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    Come Cheer On Trinity’s Softball Team THIS              kitchen. Don’t worry about your skill level. Tim is our      Formatted: No underline, Font color: Auto
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                          GIVE                                 STEP ALIVE 30th Walk-A-Thon: Join Jill Robinson and        Formatted: Font: 11.5 pt, Not Bold, No
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Health Kits for UMCOR – Donate supplies or make a Kit!:        You can join in the 5-mile walk through Old Town on
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  collect at least 200 Health Kits to help replenish the      and/or pledge to Jill and the team. Indicate interest on
   United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)                the connection card or give Jill a call (703-931-3129).
 supply? Donate one or more of the following items:
   1 washcloth, 1 hand towel (no kitchen towels, size
15”X25” up to 17”X27”), 1 comb (large and sturdy, not         Collection for ALIVE!'s Food Pantry - April means ALIVE!
pocket sized), 1 metal nail file or fingernail clippers (no    is counting on Trinity UMC's members and friends to
 emery boards or toenail clippers), 1 bath-sized bar of          support our food pantry. The items needed most
soap (3 oz and up), 1 toothbrush (single brushes only in        urgently are spaghetti sauce, tuna & canned meats,
original wrapper, no child-size), 6 adhesive plastic strip       complete pancake mix and maple syrup. And, as
 sterile bandages (Band-Aids). Leave your donations in          always, monetary donations allow for the purchase
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 You can also feel free to make a Health Kit at home or        should be made payable to Trinity UMC with "ALIVE!
as a group. Simply seal all the above items in a 1-gallon     Food Bank" annotated in the memo section. As always,
plastic bag and leave in the donation basket. Feel free       many thanks for your generosity. Hundreds of hungry
 to make these kits as a family or group. Ifor these will      Alexandrians receive food from ALIVE! every month.
                            be
                                                                 Next Sunday is the last day of collections to help
                                                               Trinity’s Missions Team and support the Society of St.
                                                              Andrew (SoSA) through the MILES OF PENNIES project.
                                                              SoSA is a Food Rescue and Distribution Ministry whose
                                                               national headquarters are in Big Island, Virginia. As a
                                                              national ministry, the Society of St. Andrew operates in
                                                              all the contiguous states and the District of Columbia to
                                                                help feed the hungry of America. Look for the SoSA
       Bikes For The World is Saturday, May 7th:
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 Church. We offer a school year program and Summer
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 We are looking for individuals who love to work with       8pm by eating at Shane’s Rib Shack (Mt. Vernon Plaza         Formatted: Default Paragraph Font, Font:
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                                                           Shopping Center, 7698-B Richmond Hwy, Alexandria).
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the early childhood field and who may want a part-time       mission church that serves the homeless along the
schedule either during the summer and/or the fall, and                         Route 1 Corridor.
for those who would like to think about substituting in     Health Kits for UMCOR – a way to care and give: Can
 our program. If you or someone you know would be             Trinity commit to a goal of 200 Health Kits to help
 interested in exploring employment possibilities with
                                                            replenish the United Methodist Committee on Relief
      our MOPS Preschool, please contact Gloria
                                                            (UMCOR) supply? We will assemble these kits during
Oberkehr, Director of MOPS Preschool. You may call
                                                              Trinity’s Table on June 8th, but need your help in
   Gloria at 703-549-7422 or contact her via email at
                                                              preparation! In addition to joining us that day to
          mopsdirector@trinityalexandria.org.
                                                           assemble, consider donating an item and/or making one
                                                            of the many other needed kit(s) at home as a family.
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  Living out our UMC Connection…how we can do
                                                           weeks. All kits will be taken to Annual Conference this
           more together than we can alone.
                                                            year by Pastor Lisa and added to the full collection of
  How are apportionments (our connectional giving)
                                                            the Virginia Annual Conference! Questions? Contact
determined? tIt involves a decimal formula that utilizes
                                                                                  Pastor Lisa.
 the average of our church expenses for the past three
   years. The number of members is not taken into
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     account. When looking at the flyer, yDid you                                                                        (Default) +Body, 11 pt, Font color: Auto
                                                             Health Kit at home: 1 washcloth, 1 hand towel (no
 know…that apportionments (our connectional giving)
                                                            kitchen towels, size 15”X25” up to 17”X27”), 1 comb
help support the transformation of Africa by educating
                                                           (large and sturdy, not pocket sized), 1 metal nail file or
 nearly 1,200 African students from 25 countries each
                                                           fingernail clippers (no emery boards or toenail clippers),
year through the UMC established Africa University, the
 first private university and a UMC related institution.     1 bath-sized bar of soap (3 oz and up), 1 toothbrush

Empowering these graduates enables Africa to work on       (single brushes only in original wrapper, no child-size), 6

                           its                              adhesive plastic strip sterile bandages (Band-Aids). If      Formatted: Font: Not Bold, Font color: Auto

                                                            making the kit yourself, seal all contents in a 1-gallon
                                                            plastic bag. Collection will take place in the narthex.
                                              TRINITY NEWS
Other kits are needed as well: School Kits, Baby/Layette
Kits, and Birthing Kits. These kits will also be collected if
 complete. Feel free to make these kits as a family or
 group. Information for these kits will be in your May
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                                                                 hosting a Christmas Eve Dinner & Service, starting at
                                                                5:30pm.This special event is for all military families and
                                                                   friends who were unable to spend the Christmas
    Thank you to all those that made Health Kits for
                                                                holidays with their loved ones in December. The service
 Conference! We were blessed to send 70 along to be
                                                                 which starts at 7:30pm will be a traditional Christmas
contributed to the full collection by the Virginia Annual
                                                                 Eve Service with candlelight, carols, and communion.
                       Conference!
                                                                Prior to the service, a Christmas Dinner with a summer
                                                                  twist will be held in the church courtyard from 5:30-
Pastor Lisa and Steven say THANK YOU! Words cannot
                                                                7:15pm. Reservations are requested for dinner by June
   truly express the appreciation and thanks for the
                                                                             28th and can be made online
outpouring of love and grace we received as you sent us
                                                                 at www.trinityalexandria.org or by calling the church       Field Code Changed
  forth last Sunday. Thank you for the wonderful gifts
                                                                office. Invite those you know who would be blessed by
 that will continue our memories of Trinity, especially
                                                                                   this special event!
 the generosity of the love offering that will assist us in
settling into our new home. The Scrapbook of pictures
                                                                       Help Spread the Word about Christmas in
and notes is a real treasure! Knowing many hands went
                                                                June:Additional press releases and flyers are available in
into planning, preparing, and hosting the luncheon – we
                                                                 the Narthex. Take as many as you like and distribute
                      thank you ALL!
                                                                  them around your community to family, friends and
                                                                                       coworkers!

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                    Summer Schedule:
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Trinity’s Table is held once a month during the summer.

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 before our Christmas Eve service for military families.
                                                                  Maundy Thursday: A service of readings and hymns
                                                                     with anthems of Schubert, Schutz, and Vivaldi
         Stay tuned for more dates and menus!
                                                                         accompanied by Charlie Powers, cello
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                                             TRINITY NEWS
 Easter Sunday: Choral Prelude at 10:45 with music of
   Billings, Brahms, Ferguson, and Telemann Trinity
              Trebles sing Jesus is Alive!
         Trinity Ringers ring music for Easter
Mozart's Te Deum accompanied by strings, trumpet and
  organ. Congregational singing of Hallelujah Chorus
         from Messiah concludes the service

				
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