April 13, 2014 Bulletin Announcements


Prayer Concerns:  Members:  Becky Bowden, Rosa Beavers, Anne Kern Carpenter, Kathy Cates, John Cleaveland, Don Fortini, Helen Idol, Harry Jansen, Hazel Kayler, Chris Rosati, Billie Sessoms and Susie Wootton.  Friends & Relatives: Tom & Nancy Carstens’ friend (Billy Goss), Helen Idol’s friend (Karen Jordon), Kelly Jernigan’s friend (Jean Wharton), and Julia & Rick Mallory’s brother-in-law & Sarah Morrison’s uncle (Michael Holmes).  Call the church office to share prayer requests. Each request for Friends & Relatives remains in the bulletin for four weeks and is then removed  If you want us to put them back on the prayer list, please contact Janet Burney at 919-682-3865 or  jburney@trinityave.org.  Thank you. 

The beautiful Palm Branches used in the services today are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of their parents, Helen B. and Edgar R. Higgins and Mabeline B. and Robert T. Ray by Bridgett and Randy Ray.

One Great Hour of Sharing (special offering) is traditionally collected at Easter Sunday’s worship service.  The opportunity to give is open all the month of April, as well as Easter Sunday.  One Great Hour of Sharing is of special significance to TAPC.  Your gifts are shared with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance and other Presbyterian Mission Agency ministries.  Having sent numerous PDA teams from TAPC to disaster areas in need, please consider a donation to OGHS for future PDA trips.  Put OGHS in memo line of check or note on pew envelope for cash donations.  Thank you from the Outreach Ministry Team.

Youth Hike:  This afternoon, the youth group is hiking the breath-taking heights of Occoneechee Mountain in Hillsborough (867 feet!).  ALL are welcome to join us, bringing a bag lunch and water.  We’ll leave after the 11:00am service and should return by 3:30pm.

Dinner on Maundy Thursday at 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.  Meals are $5.00 for ages 11-adult; $2.00 for 4-10; age 3 and under are free; with a maximum of $15.00 per family for dinner.  Menu features a potato bar, salad and dessert.  A Maundy Thursday service will follow at 7:30 in the sanctuary.

Men’s Morning Bible Study:  Until Easter, men are invited for Bible Study and prayer Wednesday mornings from 7am-8am upstairs in the church.  We’re following the Lenten sermon texts, discussing the Beatitudes. All men are welcome; no preparation is required.  For more information, contact Tommy Grimm (tgrimm@trinityave.org).


Information for Counters

The annual spring Golf Tournament will be Saturday, May 3.  It will be held at Umstead Pines at Willowhaven.  Lunch will be served at noon and golf will begin at 1:30.  Entry blanks are available.  The cost is $92.00, and the deadline for entering is Sunday, April 27.  If you have any questions, contact Joe Beavers at 919-210-5889 or jbeavers@nc.rr.com.

We all know laughter is the best medicine, so have a good dose at 7:00PM on Tuesday, May in the Fellowship Hall at Westminster Presbyterian Church.  The Presbyterian Campus Ministry at North Carolina Central University is hosting An Evening with Jeanne Robertson for its annual fundraiser.  Jeanne, former member of Westminster, Miss Congeniality winner in the Miss America Contest in 1963, and nationally known humorist, is the recipient of every top honor in her profession.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  To purchase tickets, contact Susan Ferguson at 919-596-3114.  Susan will be selling tickets after the 9:00 and 11:00 services in the narthex.  Seating is limited.  Come for a good time and a good cause.

Presbyterian Women Circle of Faith will meet April 14 in the parlor at 7:00pm.  All women of the church are invited.  We will be studying the 8th lesson.  If anyone needs babysitting, please contact Susan Ferguson in advance at 919-596-3114. We will be collecting snacks and candy to put in goodie bags to be passed out to the NCCU students during exam week.

BBB (Bible Breakfast Bunch) will not meet on April 16.  We will resume meeting on April 23.  At that meeting, we will begin our study of the “Short Term Bible Study for the New Testament”.  Please join us.

Primetimers will welcome our own TAPC member, Stuart Albright as he shares information from his fourth book about why some students succeed and move forward into adulthood and why others stand in place for much of their 20s.  He reports that he is a coach of English and a teacher of football.  Stay tuned for an explanation of this statement as well as the definition of the “Stuart Roll”.  Please reserve your place on April 17 at 11:00 by signing the Friendship Pad or calling the church office (919-682-3865).

If you would like to learn more about supporting the ministries of Trinity Avenue by transferring stock, or if you would like to make the transition to paying your pledge through online giving, please contact Tina Petrillo at the church office or at tpetrillo@trinityave.org. Thank you!

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