Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
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Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
P. O. Box 273, 38 Grand Avenue
Swanton, Vermont 05488

Regular Worship Services:
Holy Eucharist Rite II Sunday in church with masks: 10 a.m.
or on Zoom
All are welcome!

Morning Prayer 8 a.m. or Evening Prayer 8 p.m. Zoom
Morning Prayer in the Chapel
Mon.- Sat.: 8:00 a.m.

Link to join Sunday worship service on Zoom at 10:00 AM.
Meeting ID: 886 3935 5575
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+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
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If you need help or have questions please call 802-868-7185 or email holytrinityepi@holytrinityswanton.org
In Christ's Love, Father Rob+

Compline, for afternoons on Sunday, instead of a separate Holy Trinity Compline offering, please join the Bishop on her Diocesan worship Zoom at 8 pm each Sunday for Compline.
Join by using this link or by dialing in from any phone using the following information: dial (646) 876-9923, code 531110497# If you are asked for a password, it is RockPoint. If the link doesn't work for you, type in a search for Green Mountain Abbey, Episcopal Diocese of Vermont; and, you'll find it easily.

Nightly meditation services at 6 pm at the Washington National Cathedral.

Click here to find the letter from our bishop and get updates at the Diocese of Vermont

Sunday School
is offered September through June at the 10:00 service. In the summertime we may have a nursery
or children's special time. (Not offered until further notice.)
Morning Prayer
is said Monday - Friday mornings at 8:00 and Saturday morning at 8:00 in the Chapel.
Intercession is made during this time for everyone on our prayer list. Please feel free to join us or
place your prayer requests in the notebook in the narthex or call Kiley at 868-7185.
Notes of Interest: Thurible
Vessel for incense, consisting of a metal pot with holes in its lids suspended from a chain. The
chain allows the pot to be swung gently, releasing smoke through the holes as the incense burns. It
is carried in processions and can be used to cense the gospel book, the altar, the celebrant and
Eucharistic ministers, and the congregation. The term is derived from the Latin word for
"incense." Also called a censer. A thurifer is the person who handles the thurible during services.

Copyright 2000 by John N. Wall. Illustrations by Philippa J. Anderson. All rights reserved. Reprinted from "A Dictionary for Episcopalians" and available
from Cowley Publications, 28 Temple Place, Boston, MA 02111 (WWW.cowley.org; 1-800-225-1534)

The Episcopal Shield
The Episcopal Shield was adopted by the General Convention in 1940. The red
cross on a white field is the St. George Cross. It indicates the link between the
Episcopal Church and the Church of England, the mother church of the Anglican
Communion. The colors red, white and blue are the colors of the flags of both
the United States and England. The miniature crosses in the blue quadrant symbolize
the nine original American dioceses that met in Philadelphia in 1789 to adopt the
constitution of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
The outline of the miniature crosses is in the form of St. Andrew's Cross in tribute
to the Scottish church's role in ordaining the first American bishop, Samuel Seabury,
in 1784.

The Rev. Clayton Morris, liturgical officer for the Episcopal Church Center,
responding to "Since you asked" ask@episcopal-life.org
in the Mountain Echo 2002 issue.