Trinity Church in the Snow by John Ogden

The Episcopal Church in Swarthmore

About Trinity Episcopal Church -- Are you visiting our area? We would be happy to have you worship with us on Sunday morning. Come and See...

Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Trinity Church will be held Sunday, February 1st following the 9:15 service.

Stained Glass at Trinity

Youth Theatre Ministry

The Bible in 30 Minutes or Less by Anton Bucher
Sunday, February 8th 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church, Swarthmore
Tickets: $5 includes coffee/dessert

The Youth Theatre Ministry of Trinity Episcopal Church of Swarthmore presents The Bible in 30 Minutes or Less by Anton Bucher. The play is a fast-paced and funny journey through every book of the bible done in, yes, 30 minutes or Less! The performance is open to the public and suitable for all ages. Doors open at 7:00 pm for coffee and dessert, performance begins at 7:30. Meet the actors after the performance! Tickets are $5 and are avail at the door. All proceeds benefit the Youth Groups pilgrimage to Iona.

Chili Cook-off

The chili cook off has been postponed until February. Stay tuned for a new date! Contact Gwen German

Pledge for 2015

Thank you for your 2015 pledges to Trinity Church. Trinity Church depends on the good stuardship of every one of it's members!

If you have not already made out your pledge form, you can still pledge directly using our online pledge form here: https://trinityswarthmore.wufoo.com/forms/my-promise-for-trinity-church-2015/ or through the church office.

Healing Services

A service of healing will be held on the third Tuesday of each month AT 7:30 p.m. The next service is January 20th. This event is open to all in the community as a way for you to come and receive prayers for health, situations, for a way to express your concern for events in the world, and for all those who hold a genuine concern for someone else or for events in the community, nation and the world. The church welcomes everyone.

Reading Group

The reading group meets on the first Wednesday in the month, from 10:30-Noon in the Cleaves Room at Trinity Swarthmore (go up ramp off College Ave side circle driveway, up stairs, left to end of hall, right into Cleaves Room)

Make suggestions to Walt Adams, Linda Sauer, or Mary North.

Heartstrings Group

Knitted baby caps image by Rebecca Clemmer

Heartstrings, a group dedicated to making items for charity (especially babies) will meet the second Saturday of each month at about 9:30am following the Women's Breakfast. Bring your knitting, crocheting, and handwork and join us as we create for charity! Contact Susan Lawson, with questions.

Kairos

Kairos, a national and ecumenical prison ministry, is looking for men to volunteer to continue the 25 years of service in 32 states and 9 countries to persons incarcerated in area prisons. The goal of Kairos is to change hearts and transform lives; men volunteering with Kairos are formed and trained into ministry teams through which God's love, grace, and mercy are expressed in a real and profound way to those in prison.

Interested? Willing to help? For more information, see Trinity member Paul Oestreich or the area Kairos coordinator, Michael Wilcox. For more details, see the Kairos website at kpmifoundation.org.

Trinity sign with Winter Branches image by Rebecca Clemmer

Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer continues every Monday, 7:30-8:45ish in the Cleaves Room.

Ongoing Food Collection

Food CollectionWe are collecting food each week at every service to help supply St. Mary’s Food Cupboard in Chester. Please make this a part of your weekly offering: Bring non-perishable food items and place them in the baskets at the rear of the church.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Trinity Church Life Calendar

Do you lead a ministry for Trinity Church? Sunday School, IHN, Fellowship? To place parish life events for your ministry on the Trinity Church Life calendar, e-mail nancy.holstein@trinity-swarthmore.org

Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN)

Trinity participates in the Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) (known nationally as Family Promise). Anyone interested in serving homeless families and looking to see life in the world and faith in Christ come together are invited. Please contact the Parish Office for more information.

eMail Newsletter, the "Constant Chronicle"

Trinity Church regularly issues an email newsletter called the Constant Chronicle. If you have not received an email copy of the Constant Chronicle, that probably means we don't have a good email address for you on file! Please email Nancy Holstein with your name and address or call the church office at 610-544-2297.

Join Our Mailing List!

Partners in Ministry

Partners in Ministry works on the Swarthmore College campus to provide an ecumenical Protestant ministry to Swarthmore students. Founded by five local churches and the Friends Meeting, Partners has grown dramatically. Partners supports the Rev. Joyce U. Tompkins as a full-time ecumenical Protestant minister. For more information or to make a donation, please see Lin Urban.

Worship Services

Regular Schedule

Sunday

Wednesday