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Upcoming Events in April and May
Here is a list of some upcoming events at Trinity Church Boston. You can see more listings on the web calendar.
Easter Formation For Adults
Sundays, 11:15 am, Forum & Commons
Building on our Holy Week sermon series, join us in the Forum and Commons on Easter Sundays for small-group discussions of The Will of God:
Sunday, April 23: The Intentional Will of God
Sunday, April 30: The Circumstantial Will of God
Sunday May 7: The Ultimate Will of God
Sunday May 14: Discerning the Will of God
Following presentations by Trinity’s Rector, Morgan Allen, we will gather at round tables for prompted conversations. PDF copies of Leslie Weatherhead’s The Will of God can be found online, and many versions of the text are in print. Presentation page numbers and references will be drawn from Abingdon Press’ 1999 edition.
Family Fellowship Night: Walk and Wonder Scavenger Hunt
Fri., Apr. 28, 5:30-7:30 pm, Commons & Sanctuary
Join us for a simple supper in the Commons, and then an evening "Walk and Wonder" Scavenger Hunt through the Trinity Sanctuary. We'll be finding some of our favorite places in our worship space - and discovering some new ones!
Please sign up here to help us plan!
Free ‘Sacred Concert’ by Duke Ellington
Sun., Apr. 30, 5 pm, Church, Free
Join the Trinity Choirs in collaboration with Berklee College of Music for “A Sacred Concert” by Duke Ellington. Scored for jazz big band, choir, and vocal soloists, the work combines elements of jazz, classical music, choral music, spirituals, gospel, blues and dance. In the words of Ellington himself: “This music is the most important thing I’ve ever done or am ever likely to do.” Free and open to all.
Sun., May 7, 9 am, Commons, Forum, and Kitchen
It's breakfast taco time on Sun., May 7! If you can pitch in with breakfast prep or just be a pair of helping hands day-of, click here to sign up.
T-n-T: Holy Happy Hour
Wed., May 3- 5:45 pm/6:15 pm, Church
Join Trinity's Twenties and Thirties at 5:45 pm to hear the choral service of Evensong and then join us for fellowship after the service at The City Table, just a short walk across Copley Square at 65 Exeter St, Boston, MA 02116.
Weeds and Seeds Home for Faith Group
Sun., May 6, 2 pm, on Zoom
The "Weeds and Seeds" Home for Faith group has been meeting regularly for the past several years to share our knowledge and experiences in taking care of our blessed, beautiful world. We have discussed gardens and plants in the Bible, the "floral calendar" for Trinity's services, favorite public gardens we have visited, the gardens of Beatrix Potter, cloche gardening, the "no-mow-May" concept for protecting springtime pollinators, the "language of flowers" in Victorian England, gardening with cremains, and relevant books.
We meet for an hour (by Zoom) on Sunday afternoons approximately every six weeks to share our experiences about gardening and the natural world, and how they intersect with the Lord’s calling. All who might be interested in joining our group are welcome and encouraged to participate; if interested, please contact Alison Poor by email at firstname.lastname@example.org;
We hope to see you at our next gathering!
Be a Chorister For a Day!
Thurs. May 11, 5 pm, rsvp to email@example.com for location
Do you know a child aged 7-10 who might be interested in singing? Come and learn more about what it's like to be a Trinity Chorister on Thurs., May 11 at 5 pm. Children will have the opportunity to join for fun musical activities while parents learn more about the life in the choir. No previous musical experience is necessary, and all children are invited to this free event.
The Chorister program at Trinity Church offers an extraordinary opportunity to learn music, singing, leadership, teamwork, responsibility, commitment, have fun, and to see the world! Choristers learn about the faith and engage in the life of the church through their active leadership of worship. Parents often say that the Chorister program is a deeply transformative experience for their children.
To sign up for this event or to learn more about the Chorister program please email Colin Lynch, Director of Music at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tutu Travel Seminar Pilot Team with the Revs. Michael Battle & Abi Moon
Sun., May 28, 11:15 am, Forum
This January, a small group of Trinity parishioners and staff travelled to Cape Town, South Africa, with our Theologian-in-Community, the Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle, for the “Tutu Travel Seminar” program Michael leads twice annually. This pilot team now looks forward to sharing their experience with the congregation, stoking enthusiasm, and inspiring participation in the next seminars scheduled for this August and January of 2024. Following a presentation and travelogue, the group will sit with Morgan for “Coffee and Conversation” in the Forum.
Habitat for Humanity Build Day
Sat., May 6, 9 am
Join a few of your fellow Trinity parishioners (ages 16+) as we work with Habitat for Humanity and a partner family to help build a home. No prior construction experience is necessary. For more info and/or to volunteer, contact Pam Waterman.
Neponset River Walking Tour - Prayerful and Education Visit
Sat. May 20, 10 am - 12 pm, Milton Landing Sun Shelter by the Water, 25 Wharf Street, Milton, MA
Join the Creation Care Ministry at Trinity Church Boston and the Neponset River Watershed Association for a prayerful and education walk along the Neponset River. This slow-paced walk (2.2 miles total) along a portion of the Neponset River Greenway in Milton, Dorchester and Mattapan will introduce participants to this beautiful natural resource in our urban landscape. Described by the Boston Globe as a hidden jewel that has become a tarnished gem, the Neponset River is now the focus of a major clean-up effort by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Designated a Superfund Site in 2022, federal resources are now being used to clean and restore the river. Participants will learn how we can support efforts to restore the river and ensure residents of abutting Boston neighborhoods and all Massachusetts people can enjoy its natural beauty again.
Street parking available, public transit access via the Milton Stop on the Red Line's Mattapan High Speed Trolley (departing from Ashmont Station)