Dear Friends in Christ, 

Just a reminder of  upcoming

events and other news around the parish.

Many blessings to you and your family!

Psalm 23

Trinity will assist with the Run/Walk at the turn-
around point at the Police Station. If you can
assist distributing water on the 21st, notify
Johnnie Johnson or Jean Waltrip.
Blessing Box
Just a friendly reminder of our “Blessing Box” Donations are much appreciated. Some ideas: canned food, toilet paper, paper towels, toothpaste, toothbrushes, diapers. Non-Perishable items only. It is located outside of Fr. Taylor’s office. Thank you to those who have donated.

Beans & Rice
The Beans & Rice Ministry is now back to accepting donations of beans & rice and/or monetary donations.  Donations of each product may be left in the parish hall.  We will begin delivering firewood towards the end of October


Adult Education
The Adult Education Class meets at 9:05 AM Sunday mornings. All are welcome. If you have not come in the past, please send  your email address  
(to: so I can send you the weekly Readings and Hymns etc. which will guide our ponderings. ”

Tuesdays at Trinity
will meet Tuesday October 17, 5:30-6:30.  We will be reading “An Exorcist Tell His Story”, by Fr. Gabrielle Amorth.  Please read through page 127


Our next meeting will be 

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017  at 8:30 am 

at the Hub.

Monday October 16th, 2017 at 9:00 am 
The next Vestry Meeting will be held  Sunday at noon
on October 22nd, 2017.

Join us at Ippy’s in Rocky Mount at noon the first Monday of each month for our Trinity Ladies Connecting luncheon.  We’ll have a blessing, a meal, and conversation.  Contact Ann Cook at 483-5738 if you have any questions.   
Our next luncheon will be Monday,
 November 6, 2017 at Noon at Ippy’s
     October & November 2017
Everyone looks forward to spending time after service, chatting, having a cup of coffee and a tasty snack. In order for this to happen we need you to “host” a Sunday fellowship. Please sign up in the kitchen on the bulletin board, see Ann Cook or call the office.

Let us not forget our shut-ins.

Please let Lesley know of anyone who needs to be added to this list.


Mrs. Frances Nix
1365 South Main Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Ms. Nancy Shively
969 Old Ferrum Road
Ferrum, VA 24088
Jack & Barbara Garst
472 Apple Rd
Boones Mill, VA  24065

 October 15th, 2017:
New Testament:  Isaiah 25:1-9
Psalm:                 Psalm 23
The Epistle:        Philippians 4:1-9
Gospel                Matthew 22:1-14

                    HYMNS FOR 

October 15th, 2017
Processional:               Hymnal, 556

Sequence Hymn:         Hymnal, 645 (v1&2; v3)

Communion Hymn:    Hymnal, 345, 337, 324

The Recessional:         Hymnal, 7

Bill Alexander
Clark Turner 4
Ronald Johnson 9
Dick Lang 12
Johnny Ferguson 13
Ebby Conde 20
Peggy Botteicher 21
Beck Meldrum 21
Kay Denson 23
Libby Cook 24
Larry Anderson 26
George Gautsch 26
Bob Newbill 27
David Melesco 29
Bob Hogan 31
Dr. Richard & Cheryl Welham 29


  • Choir Rehearsal – Sunday at 9:30 am
  • Tuesday’s at Trinity – 5:30 pm
  • 1st Sunday – Loose collection given to the Rectors Discretionary Fund
  • 1st Sunday – Soup and Salad, unless otherwise noted
  • 3rd Sunday – Vestry Meeting at Noon
  • 3rd Monday – Soup Kitchen at 9 am
  • 3rd Monday – Daughters of the King at 5:00 pm
  • 1st and 3rd – Tuesday Men’s Breakfast at 8:30 am
  • 1st Monday – TLC Luncheon at Ippy’s at noon
Prayers: For healing, thanksgiving or any other reason. 
Please pray for these people throughout the week.
 Please let the office know if there are any changes or additions that need
 to be made to the prayer list.
Arthur Raine JoAnne Smith Ralph Knoebel
Eloise Raine
Adam Nichols
Richard Smith
Carol Henry
Susan Mullins
Preston Mason
Frances Nix
Kelly Austin Tuck
Lauren Roberts
Addie Lang
Elizabeth Knisely
Emily Shaffner
Faith Gibson
Kendyl Dellis
Claudia Clark
Bill Mays
Peniche Family
Sally Busch
Jimmie Conklin
Nancy Shively
Maryann Tarvis
Bill Salisbury
Gayle Salisbury
Rev. Jim Wilson
Carolyn Hopkins
Bill Craig
Marilyn Struzziery
Norma Martin
The Wood for Warmth Crew
Mark Gibson
Becca Depp
Skip Fletcher
Flynn Miller
Juanita Wilburn
Sarah Smith
Harry Gibson
The Peter’s Family
The Family of Tim Quade
Carroll Wilferson
Rhonda Schroeder
Tyson Daniel
Jeff Pertchik
Earl Plyler
Gene Weaver
Michelle Holling-Brooks
Alvan Aron
Joann Smith
Susannah Raine-Haddad
Jack & Barbara Garst
Richard Turner
Bob Wiseman
Judy Gibson
Van Renick
John & Sherri Reith
Judy Breznay
Senior Warden: George Gautsch (Jan 2018)
Junior Warden: Bill Alexander (Jan. 2019)
June Hogan (Jan. 2018), Leland Smith (Jan. 2019), Mack Riddick (Jan. 2019) Susan Henry (Jan. 2020), Keith Wilson (Jan 2020)
Clerk of the Vestry: Mollie Anderson
Treasurer: Clark Childers
Asst. Treasurer: Bill Lee


As a friendly reminder!

Please remember to lock all doors,

especially the hall door

upon leaving the church.


The Rev. David Taylor                          Tuesday – Friday   9:00am – 12:00pm
Parish Administrator (Lesley Wray)   Wednesday 8:30am-12:30pm
                                                               Thursday     8:30am-12:30pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 15 E Church Street, P O Box 527, Rocky Mount, VA 24151