Summer

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We all go into a different rhythm in the summer. Trinity changes the time of its service on Sunday (from 8AM and 10AM to 9AM) and even the rhythm of the way our worship space is arranged. We sit closer, face each other. We are in as close to a circle as we can get. […]

Going … with Fear and Great Joy

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I am writing this from the perspective of Holy Week, the last week in Lent. I hope that you have had a Holy Lent, by which I mean that you have spent some time looking back over the last year to see if another course may have been charted in your life. As you know, […]

Holy Lent to a Great Easter

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I hope that you are having a good and purposeful Lent. I hope that you have been taking some small or large time to be centered with God each day. Have you been able to pray each day? Have you been able to use Lent as a way to do a bit of reorientation of […]

Wake Up!

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In fact, we all woke up with a new reality recently. And we will have to live with that reality, and we will be talking about how to do that for a while. Advent is usually the season where we say, “Wake up! God is coming!” This year, no matter where you are in the […]

Gratitude

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“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer This is the time of the year when we are all asked to reflect on the spiritual […]

Trinity Episcopal Church Celebrated 125th Anniversary September 24

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In 1891, the cornerstone for “Trinity Chapel” was laid for the church which would rise from vacant ground at the corner of Forest Avenue and Coyle Street in what was then the Town of Deering. By 1886, the church was dedicated and was operating as a mission in union with the Episcopal Diocese of Maine. […]

Trinity Outreach: Dress a Girl Around the World

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Trinity volunteers are coming together to help Dress a Girl Around the World, a campaign under the auspices of Hope 4 Women International which brings dignity to women around the world. The theory of this particular campaign is that a well-dressed girl will be less of a target for predators. Maizie Argondizza, longtime Trinity member, and […]

Trinity Youth at Ronald McDonald House

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Trinity youth joined forces and together planned, shopped, cooked and served a delicious meal at the Ronald McDonald House in February. We had so many kids who wanted to participate so we will be returning in March with five High School Youth to prepare another delicious meal. Not only is this a rewarding experience for […]

Fun Sing Portland at Trinity!

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For a few weeks now, Thew Elliot, Trinity’s new music director, has been welcoming the Portland community for fun and singing on Monday evenings from 6:30 – 7:45PM. Each session is open to anyone who’s interested. We spend our time working on a well-known pop song, and Thew teaches three parts for it – middle, […]

“Being Mortal” Discussion Series

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 This November, the Christian Education group at Trinity and St. Peter’s will offer a series of discussions on the highly acclaimed book, “Being Mortal,” by Atul Gawande. Atul Gawande, award winning author, physician, and researcher – has written a wonderfully enlightening book. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters at the End explores many questions and […]