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Welcome

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At Trinity, we all enjoy and benefit from membership in a community of faithful people - faithful to our Lord and to each other. We carry fond memories of Trinity wherever we go: Rich worship experiences; friends who have become part of our extended, caring family; Support in times of personal difficulties; Beautiful little faces in song and laughter; Openly sharing our concerns and helping with the needs of others; God responding to our prayers.

No matter where you are in your life's journey, I invite you to explore our website and learn about Trinity and our mission to: Love God; Love Neighbor; and Change the World. Even better. Come visit us in Wheaton, IL sometime!

Peace,
Father Kevin Caruso
Rector

Giving Thanks For A Community Worth Sharing

picture of quoteOne of my favorite quotes is from Meister Eckhart, a Christian theologian, philosopher and mystic who lived in the 13th and 14th centuries. He says this: “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is Thank You, it will be enough.” For obvious reasons (Thanksgiving!), this quote has been on my mind lately. It is a reminder of the incredible power of giving thanks. It is a reminder that giving thanks is not just an incidental part of our life of faith, it is central. The holiday season after Thanksgiving can feel like a runaway train crashing towards Christmas. Given this “runaway” feeling, it is particularly important for us to be mindful of the things we are thankful for. In this season of Advent, this season of preparing for Christ’s coming, I invite us to do more than give thanks on a single day. I invite us to make each day an opportunity to give thanks. I invite us to express our thanksgiving using both our voices and our actions.

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Let Us Keep In Our Prayers

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Those who have requested intercession
Matthew Longhurst, Shirley Roadman, Lainie Van Houtan, Elizabeth Rogers, Jason, Joyce, Mike Boldus, Cindy, Veronica Wallace, Ann Mategrano, Barry Koester, Jodi Massie, Eileen, Lanita Hagedorn, Patricia Lopez, Ruth Duffy, Marie DiBello, Michael Dulkinys, David, Doug Olsen, George Haiser, Donna, Anna Kennelly, Jim, Mary, Eileen Reznicek, Magno Roque, Priscilla, Bill Ishmael, Kelly, Dottie Eissmann, Ellyn McGrath, Nancy Davis, Barbara Davis, Patrick Napier, Ralph Welton, the Byington family, Eleanor Upton, Jacque Phelps, and Norm Vogel.
Anniversary of Baptism
Katie O'Brien, Heather Coleman, Niklas Martyn, and Alyson Taddeucci.
Faithfully Departed
Dan Field, Hunter Byington, Sr., and Honalore.
Serving in the military
Stephen Rudd and Reid Peters.
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer
Intercessions are offered for Congregations in the Joliet Deanery: Grace in New Lenox; Transfiguration in Palos Park; Holy Family in Park Forest; Grace in Pontiac; St. Michael and All Angels, Diocese of Southeast Mexico; and St. Andrew, Diocese of Renk.
Anglican Cycle of Prayer:
Intercessions are offered for the Anglican Centre in Rome and the Diocese of Nike (Nigeria).

Donations For Altar Flowers

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The 2017 flower charts are available in the hallway of the chapel and on the bulletin board of the church narthex. Flowers may be given in memory of someone or in thanksgiving for a special event in your life. Suggested donation of $60 to offset the cost of the altar flowers is greatly appreciated. Sign up for your special date now. Questions, please contact the church office 630-665-1101 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PADS Donations Needed

Safeguard your faithful people
in the sanctuary of your love O God.
Shelter them this night
in the shelter of the saints.
God to enfold them
God to surround them
God in their watching
God in their hoping
God in their sleeping
God in their ever-living souls

New or used hand towels and washcloths are needed for our PADS guests. Please put donations in the PRC baskets and they will be collected. Please, NO bath towels.