Holy Trinity Orthodox Church
Welcome to our website.
We hope it is helpful. If you are
contemplating a first or return visit to
an Orthodox Church, or if you are
travelling and looking for a home
away from home, we sincerely hope
you will join us where two or three are
gathered in His name, in one place.
Community Announcements
Updated: Dec. 4, 2019

Dec. 7: St Nicholas Visits Holy Trinity

Church school will meet on Saturday, December 7, with a Christmas craft project at 4 pm, a St Nicholas story and visit after Vespers, and a potluck following storytime. Please RSVP (to Dana Johnson) for your family (and any guests!) so St Nick can bring enough gifts for all! (Donations for the food shelf or FOCUS are encouraged.)

Christmas Turkey/Ham Neighborhood Outreach: Ways You Can Help

1.  Sunday, December 8 (after Liturgy): Distribute flyers to our neighbors

2.  Saturday, December 21 (time TBA): Purchase hams and turkeys; three vehicles needed

3.  Sunday  December 22  (after Liturgy): Deliver hams and turkeys to our neighbors; many hands make light work!

4.  Make a financial contribution  A basket for donations will be available on Sundays.( Please mark checks for "Christmas hams.")

For more information or to volunteer, please contact Jeff Dains or Erik Saatohoff.

Dec. 14: Baptism of William Geis

Baby William Geis will be baptized on Saturday morning, December 14, at 10 am. All are welcome!

Parking Questionnaire Update

The data collected from the questionnaire have been shared with the Parish Council at the November meeting. Thanks to all Holy Trinity members and friends who participated. We collected more than 90 responses. Your information will help the council make an informed decision about future use and care of our property.  To review a summary of the results, please request a copy of the November council meeting minutes.

Calendar Note: Christmas Service Schedule

December 24
9:30 am - Royal Hours
7:00 pm - Compline and Matins for Nativity

December 25
9:00 am - Divine Liturgy for the Nativity

Church School

Sunday classes: December 15, 22
Saturday class: December 7

Notes: Parents, please remember to RSVP for either or both of our December 7 St Nicholas activities with your child and any guests you may bring (details above);  Please also remember to bring a nonperishable donation.

Note also that we have postponed the dress rehearsal and performance dates for our play. Please take January 18 off your calendars. We will perform the play later in the year, date to be announced.

Adult Education

Note: No adult ed this Sunday (December 8)

December 15: Fr Ted on The Divine Liturgy - In his second sessions on The Divine Liturgy. Fr Ted will consider the historical development of the Divine Liturgy and how the form and content of the service shapes us as the faithful every week.

Upcoming Services & Events
Wednesday, December 4
7:00 am - Matins

Friday, December 6
9:00 am - Matins

Saturday, December 7
3:30 pm - Choir rehearsal
4:00 pm - Church school
5:00 pm - Great Vespers (with memorial prayers for Chris Heren - 2-year anniversary)
After Vespers: Visit from St Nicholas, followed by Lenten potluck

Sunday, December 8
Note: No Sunday education hour
10:00 am -  Divine Liturgy

How to Find Us
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church
956 Forest Street
St. Paul, Minnesota 55106

Contact Information
Call 651.771.5614 for:
• directions to Holy Trinity
• information on service times

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Father Jonathan Proctor, Rector
Phone: 651.644.4383

Father Thaddeus Wojcik (Retired)

Father Nathan Kroll

Deacon Kelsios Willis
Deacon Luke Freeman
Deacon Daniel Bassett