1620 Gough STREET (AT Bush) SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94109 — TEL. (415) 775-1117
THIS WEEK AT TRINITY†ST. PETER'S
October 9 - October 15, 2017
Trinity†St. Peter’s is a vibrant, welcoming, and diverse Christ-centered spiritual community drawn together by the power of the Holy Spirit and by our passion to serve. You are invited to join us as we seek an ever deeper connection to God, to creation, and to one another.
Coffee Hour Ministry
Our move to the new space for coffee hour is an opportunity for newcomers to the ministry of hospitality at church to come forward. Do you like to bake? Or maybe you just have a Costco card and can bring in a wheel of Brie and some crackers? Please bring all food “ready to serve” as preparation and clean up facilities are limited. Please make yourself known to Eula Loftin who is graciously coordinating our coffee hour ministry.
Requests for New Nametags
To request a nametag, please use the sign-up sheet hanging on the nametag rack or go to: https://trinity-stpeters.squarespace.com/connect/ There is room on the name tag for up to two extra lines of information, such as "Deacon", "Molly's Husband", or "Loves to Paint". Your safety and comfort are important to us. If you have concerns about our community life please contact Pastor Trish.
Trinity†St. Peter's Prayer List:
For Jane Luers; Philip Etches; Helen Teekel; Dawson Webb and family; Brenda; The Rev. Katherine L. Ward; Lynn Shebonsky; The Rev. Marina Nichols and family; Bruce O’Neill; Lewis Campbell; Andrew K.; Pavel Nosovitskiy; Kirsten Thomas; Lodi Webb; Arthur Taber; Cindy Spencer; Joce and Brett Eastman; and the victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
We also pray for the parish of the Falkland Islands and its Bishop, The Right Reverend Nigel William Stock, for Marc our Bishop, for Patricia, Priest, and for all who minister in Christ, and for all the holy people of God.
Oct 15 - 9:00am - Taizé Mass
Proper 23 10:00-10:45 - Bible Study
11:00am - Choral Eucharist
Oct 22 - 9:00am - Taizé Mass
Proper 24 10:00-10:45 - Bible Study
11:00am - Choral Eucharist
Oct 29 - 9:00am - Taizé Mass
Proper 25 10:00-10:45 - Bible Study
11:00am - Choral Eucharist
2:00pm - House Blessing at the Rectory
Those in our Service this Morning:
Presider: The Rev. Patricia Cunningham
Organist/Choir Director: Robert Gurney
MC: Phil Diers
Lesson: George Teekell
Epistle: Lynn Abendroth
Prayers: Marina Andersen
Healing: Mike Chambers
Greeter: Louis Cortellesso
Usher: Bill St. John, Pat St. John
Guide: George Teekell
Welcoming: a privilege and a dilemma
We at Trinity†St. Peterʼs are blessed with a long history of welcoming all into our community life. This includes those who are marginalized and, among them, those who struggle with severe mental illness. Sometimes being an inclusive, welcoming community can be complicated!
Compassion takes many forms, some of which are less obvious than what we all envision when we think of that word. Compassion also calls us to teach appropriate behavior and to set appropriate, consistent boundaries with persons whose behavior affects, either physically or emotionally, the safety of the community. The compassionate goal of setting those boundaries is to create the opportunity for a person to remain within the community while learning more appropriate behavior. There might be cases, however, in which the only appropriate response may be to ask that person to leave for the day.
You can help to create a safe environment for all by letting Pastor Trish or any vestry member know if you have been approached by a person whose behavior has felt inappropriate or has caused you to feel unsafe when we are together at church. You may be assured that, whenever possible, every effort will be made to create the opportunity for that person to remain among us through compassionate intervention.
Street Soccer is on for October & November and we will be showing our support on October 19th and November 16th. This will be at Kimbell Playground located at Steiner & Geary Streets in SF. Game time is 8:00 - 9:00. Please join us in cheering on Team Change!
The Blessing of the Rectory….
The date has changed
October 29th 2 pm
TSP - Sponsored Community Meal at Old First!
On Saturday, October 28th, the congregation of Trinity+ St. Peters sponsors a community meal, a meal dedicated to our disadvantaged neighbors ...those without permanent housing and /or having few resources. And, the community meal requires....
We are providing dessert in the form of Halloween themed cupcakes! We need bakers (or procurers!) of cupcakes for the meal. We also need cooks (from 1pm - 4pm) and waiters & servers (from 4:45pm - 6:30pm) the day of the meal.
The community meal itself will be served at Old First Presbyterian Church at 1751 Sacramento Street (corner of Sacramento & Van Ness) in San Francisco, and you are heartily encouraged to volunteer! It's a great way to build our TSP community and have some fun while giving back!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign-up!
The members of the Governing Board of the San Francisco Night Ministry invite you to attend their Fall Gala under the theme
Aloha Makahiki (A Gathering of Love)
Proceeds will support the ministry and outreach of Night Ministry which has offered
pastoral care, counseling and crisis intervention
every night of the year between the hours
of 10:00 PM and 4:00 AM for the past 53 years!
Music by the Kapalakiko Hawaiian Band
Reception, program, live music, small plates from the islands, beer and wine bar, soft and specialty drinks, with silent, live and reverse auctions
$108.00 Individual General Seating
Sponsorships available upon requestby contacting Night Ministry
at email@example.com or by calling 415-935-7862
HOUSE CHURCH IS BACK!
Young adults, ( 22-35) are invited to the new rectory on October 22nd, 5-7pm, for food, fun and fellowship! We will begin with some reflections on how Jesus can be the compass for our lives, share a meal of vegetarian chili and make plans for the coming year.
Come to be inspired, to make new friends and to be part of a community that prays, plays and serves together!