WE ARE OPEN!

Our in-person worship services this weekend are:

  • 5:00pm Saturday: Contemporary Worship, Rite II (church)
  • 7:30am Sunday: Holy Eucharist, Rite I (church)
  • 9:00am Sunday: Holy Eucharist, Rite II (church)
  • 11:15am Sunday: Holy Eucharist, Rite I (church)

NEW hours for Drive Thru Communion! As more and more parishioners are getting vaccinated and coming back to in-person worship, we are changing the hours to 10:00 - 11:00am on Sundays. Gluten-Free wafers are available. Non-perishable Food Donations will be collected in the drive thru.

We have room for you!! Last weekend’s attendance: Saturday, 5:00pm – 27; Sunday, 7:30am – 32; Sunday, 9:00am – 97; Sunday, 11:15am – 27; Outdoor – 16; Drive thru Communion – 19.

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CHILDREN & YOUTH MINISTRIES

NO Sunday School this Sunday, May 9! Enjoy the day with your moms! We will resume next Sunday, May 16 in the Cub Café from 10:30 – 11:15am. You are encouraged to remain for the outdoor service after Sunday School.

Wednesday Youth Group will meet this Wednesday at 6:30pm outside of Lewis Hall. Reserve your bag meal through GroupMe or by email, .

Vacation Bible School 2021: “Knights of North Castle”! June 14–18, 9:00am- 12:00pm! Registration begins on Friday, May 14!

Camp Wingmann Summer Camps are ON! Scholarships are available - contact the church office to apply before you register for your desired camp. Visit their website to sign up: campwingmann.org! The camp dates are:

  • June 6 - 11: Camp St. Mark (entering grades 9-12)
  • June 13 - 18: Camp St. Barnabas (entering grades 6-8)
  • June 20 - 25: Camp St. Mary (entering Grades 3-5)
  • June 27 - July 2: Camp St. Peter (entering grades 9-12)
  • July 4 - 9: Camp St. Francis (entering grades 6-8)

Click HERE for Sermon Notes for Kids. Questions? Email KC Crawley, Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries, at .

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONDOLENCES: Our brother in Christ, Joe Glover passed away on February 19. Joe’s service will be held on Saturday, May 22 at 11:00am in the church. May he go from strength to strength in a life of perfect service in God’s heavenly Kingdom. Please keep his family and friends in your prayers.

Thrift Shop News! MASSIVE WAREHOUSE SALE: May 8 from 8:00am to 4:00pm, and May 9 from noon to 4:00pm (Mother’s Day). The warehouse property is being sold and we need your help! Contact or Becky Crews if you'd like to help. 

SPRING LUNCHEON and BINGO for WOMEN OF HOLY TRINITY AND FRIENDS! St. Catherine’s Guild and Daughters of the King are having a SPRING LUNCHEON and BIBLE BINGO party on Tuesday, May 11 at 11:30am in the Parish Hall. Lunch orders have already been placed, but you may still attend if you bring your own lunch. Please RSVP to Judy Henderson at 321-327-3175 (home) or 321-536-3965 (cell). Social distancing will be practiced and masks will be worn except while eating.

The Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet this Tuesday, May 11 from 10:00am - 12:00 noon in the library in Lewis Hall. Hope to see you then! Questions? Contact Beverly Lewis at 321-777-1270.

Joshua “JJ” Joseph, former Holy Trinity Youth Director and current Director of Camp Wingmann, will be here to preach on the weekend of May 15/16 at the 5:00pm Saturday service, and the following Sunday services: 7:30, 9:00am, and the 11:05am outdoor service in the Cub Café! Mark your calendar and be sure to join us in welcoming him back!

Please join us for Outdoor Worship in the Cub Café on Sunday, May 16 at 11:05am. Joshua “JJ” Joseph will be preaching! The latest Diocesan guidelines say this: “Outside worship services do not require mask use by the congregation, only by the celebrant during consecration and distribution of communion. Social distancing by all is to be observed outside as well.”

GRADUATE RECOGNITION WEEKEND: MAY 22/23! We would like to recognize our graduates during services on the weekend of May 22/23. Please call the church office (321-723-5272) at your earliest convenience to let us know if you or your child are graduating from VPK, 6th grade, high school, college or graduate school this spring. AND - if possible, please forward a photo of your graduate to Patti at   so we can feature the graduates during the services.

Bishop Brewer will be making his official Visitation to Holy Trinity for Confirmation, Reception and Reaffirmation on Sunday, November 14 at the 11:15am service. Please mark your calendars now and stay tuned for information about classes to prepare for being Confirmed, Received (if you have already been confirmed in another denomination) or Reaffirming your Baptismal Vows.

Flower Delivery Drivers Needed: Would you like to help spread joy? We are most in need of people in the 32940 and 32904 zip code areas to deliver flowers to parishioners celebrating birthdays and anniversaries. If you are interested in helping with this ministry, call or text Lisa Weber at 321-505-2396.

ALTAR FLOWERS: If you’d like to memorialize a loved one, or give thanks for an anniversary, birthday or other significant event, you may do so by giving towards the altar flowers on the weekend of your choosing. The recommended donation is $50. You may drop your check at the church office, mail it in, or contribute on our website - click HERE.

COVID Vaccination Site at Church of the Blessed Redeemer, 1225 DeGroot Road SW, Palm Bay, FL 32908, TOMORROW, Saturday, May 8 from 10:00am - 6:00pm. Johnson & Johnson 1-shot vaccine. No appointments needed - walk-ins welcome! Ages 18+ only. 

From Deacon Stacey: I am in the church office most days, so if you need anything or just someone to talk to, please feel free to call me or email me at  .  

You may continue to worship with Holy Trinity even if you have no internet. Simply call 321-351-5272 at either 5pm on Saturday evening or 9am on Sunday morning to hear the live stream service on your telephone. 

ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Deacon Christine offers a ZOOM Centering Prayer group Tuesdays at 9:00am. Email her at for information on how to participate.

Bible Study with Fr. Steve will meet on Wednesday, April 28 at 11:00am, both in-person in Lewis Hall and on Zoom. They are studying the Gospel of Matthew.  Email Fr. Steve or the church office for the Zoom link.

Bible Study with Rev. Pam will meet on Thursday, April  29 at 11:00am, both in-person in Lewis Hall and on Zoom. The study is based on the book Bible Women: All Their Words and Why They Matter by Lindsay Hardin Freeman. Contact Rev. Pam or the church office for the Zoom link. The book is available on Kindle for $7.99. Paperback copies will be available at the church for $18 (or a donation of any amount). The study is open to both women and men.

OUTREACH

Art to Feed Hungry People: In the narthex of the church are table(s) with “Laffable Dolls” and wall art, made by HT parishioner, Patricia Oetting.  Please take one of her creations home today and make a donation. 100% of the money collected from Patricia’s art will be used to provide food to hungry people. Patricia is a woman of prayer and retired nurse who traveled to Haiti 22 times, volunteered for Hospice, and ministered to the homeless over many years.  Early in life she served as a Maryknoll nun.

We are in the final stages of a Special Project Honoring Veterans: If any parishioners have a loved one who has served in the United States military and whose ashes are in our Memorial Garden, please contact Diane Young (if you haven’t already): 321-727-1986/ . She is working on a special service plan that will honor veterans for Memorial Day this year.

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Services that are being live streamed this week

  • Al Meier Memorial Service: Saturday, May 1 at 2:00pm
  • 5:00pm Saturday Service, Rite II
  • 9:00am Sunday Service, Rite II (Click HERE To view the bulletin)

You have 2 ways to watch:

  • To view on our YouTube channel click HERE 
  • To view on our Facebook page click HERE 

The videos will be in the same locations later if you don’t watch live. We encourage you to subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you may receive notifications when a worship service is going live.

  • Click HERE for this week's announcement sheet. 

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How to Give

We invite your offerings to God’s work at Holy Trinity:

  1. Place your offering in the offering plate as you walk forward for communion during the service you attend; or
  2. Make your offering at the drive-thru Communion on Sunday; or
  3. Give by credit/debit card on our website: www.holytrinitymelbourne.org
  4. Text the amount you wish to give to 321-333-4203 (Initial gift requires entering credit card info);
  5. Make your offering at the church office weekdays 9am-4pm, or drop in office mailbox; or
  6. Mail your check to: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 1830 S. Babcock St., Melbourne, FL 32901

Questions? Call Financial Administrator Keith Cain, weekdays at 321-723-5272. Thank you and God bless you!