Today’s Altar Flowers were given


no donation this week


Our annual congregational meeting will be held on SUNDAY, JANUARY 27th - with an “inclement weather” date of  Sunday, February 10th. The meeting will be in Fellowship Hall immediately following worship service. We hope to see you all there!




Holy Trinity is forming a Youth Bell Choir. We will ring and sing a piece of music or two on select dates throughout the church year. All interested singers or ringers, little kids and big ones too, are invited to join us on Sunday mornings at 9am on 1/20, 2/24, 3/24, and 4/7. We will also incorporate practice into Wednesday confirmation classes on 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27 & 4/3. Confirmation class will run from 5 to 6:30pm, with interested ringers rehearsing from 6 to 6:30pm. Our first performance will be on Palm Sunday, April 14th. Additional opportunities are TBA. Many thanks to our HTLC church family for supporting this effort!




TRIVIA NIGHT! -Welca is planning  a night of fellowship to cure your winter blahs. It will include an international pot luck buffet, team Trivia games and PRIZES! So mark your calendars for Saturday, March 2nd. It will be an evening of FUN. Proceeds will benefit our Social Ministry Committee. More details will follow. 




Super Bowl Fun – The NFL’s Super Bowl 53 takes place on Sunday, Feb.3, 2019. We will once again be running a 100-box grid to benefit up to five lucky winners as well as our friends at Lunch Break and Monmouth Day Care Center. You don’t need to know anything about football to participate. Boxes will be available for purchase during coffee hours beginning Sunday, Jan. 6. For more info call/email/cell Pete Theophall at 732-542-2488/ppaduski@comcast.net/848-702-0972.


Weekly Walk of Faith (WWF) for Monday, 1/14 - Weather permitting ,our next WWF will be at Thompson Park in Middletown at 1 PM. Going west on Newman Springs Road (Rt. 520), the main park entrance will be on your left a short distance past  Brookdale CC. Stay on the entrance road and look for the parking lot near the main building on your right. After a short scripture reading, a produce report and some T-shirt wisdom, we'll go on a 45-min walk, then regroup for coffee. For more info call/email/cell Pete Theophall at 732-542-2488/ppaduski@comcast.net/848-702-0972.



Saturday Mornings Bagels and Bible Study Group - Bagels and Bible Study Group meets Saturday mornings at 8:30 till 9:45 am in the Parish House.  All are welcome, whether you can attend all meetings or just on occasion.  Coffee/Tea and fresh-from-the-oven bagels are served. Next tentative meeting date will be late January.  For more information please contact Carol Rosen at crgal52223@aol.com or cell:  732-539-2870.




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NOTE: Pastor Dean will be away from

January 15th to January 26th

For the Summit on Economics of Ministry

and then at NJ Synod Council Meeting.





Families with Pets Eucharist at St. George’s starts at 5:00pm. 

The program dates are now 2/9 - 3/9 - 4/13 - 5/11 and 6/8  








Please remember in your prayers the homebound and elderly:


Lucy Bakalian   Terri Luciani     John  Sollog       Frances “Fay” Thiesing     Don Runge     

Grace Bomberger   Martha Ohm    Martha & Ted Schroeder    Gail Velchek    Donald “Skip” Sykes


We also pray:

~ prayers of healing for:

Bruce Weinwurm, Marlene Byram, The Oswald Family,  and Mavis Kolb


~ for members of the Armed Forces serving throughout the world  and their families.




 Members Serving:                   01/13/19                                    01/20/19

Minister:                                    Rev. Dean Brown                      Rev. Dean Brown

Assisting Minister:                     Elaine Bradford                         Charlie Rugg

Ushers/Front Door:                    Andy Bohner                             Gary Joblon

                                                Catherine D’Amico                     Greg Papailou

Usher/Side Door:                      Bob Poole                                Kari Oswald

Acolyte:                                                Madison Cheek                         Jonas Lee

Lector:                                      Kevin Przybylowski                   Curt Cianci

Communion Assts:                    Ann Bomberger                         Felicia Schroeder                                             

                                                Brian Wilson                              TBD

Sacristan:                                 Sherry Lee                                Nancy Poole

Counters:                                  Elaine Bradford                         Carol Ann Giardelli

                                                Chris Foard                               Chris Foard

Lunch Break Delvy:                   Adam Cheek                             Adam Cheek

Coffee Hour:                             Carleo                                       Papailou




Holy Trinity Treasurer's Report




YTD Actual vs

as of Dec. 31, 2018


Budget YTD

Actual YTD

2018 Budget

YTD Actual vs. Annual Budget





Total Income





     Pledged Income

 $   255,000

 $   255,000

 $    255,395


     Non-Pledged Income**

 $    25,000

 $     25,000

 $      31,938


Total Expenses





     All Operations

 $   279,616

 $   279,616

 $    288,786


YTD Net Income (Deficit)





(Total Income less Total Expenses)



 $       (1,453)


**2018 YTD includes $8,100 from the bequest of Dorothy Muller. Besides, $5,700 goes to the Memorial Fund, $8,700 to Endowment, and $2,500 in benervolence to the Synod.