Holy Trinity
Episcopal Church

3217 Guthrie Rd
Garland TX 75043

A parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas part of the Worldwide Anglican Communion
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Office email: 
Father Matthew Crownover:
Weekly Schedule
  • Sunday
  • 9:00 amWorship - Also live on Facebook
  • Nursery available for children 5 and under
  • Following the worship service
  • Godly Play for preschoolers to 3rd grade
  • I-45 = for 4th and 5th graders
  • HTEYC (Holy Trinity Episcopal Youth) for 6th - 12th graders
  • Adult Sunday school =Epsico-what? Exploring the Episcopal Way
  • Wednesday
  • 6:30 to 8:10 pmbring your own supper (if you wish)
  • Adult Formation – exploring Prayers in the Night
  • EYC (Youth) with Deacon Katie
  • 7:20 to 8:10 pm
  • Choir rehearsal for Adults and HTEYC’ers
  • 8:15 pm - Compline
  • All programming closes together in the Church

Fr. Matthew looks forward to pastoral visits at coffee shops, your home, or at church.  Let him know what works for you.

Rally Day
Thanks to all those who participated in Rally Day. From those in the audience or “backstage” or our on-stage performers, everything and everyone was very special.

The food that you contributed made it even more special. Thank you, Father Matthew, LeahHTEYC, and Joyella for your hard work in making it all happen.

CLICK HERE to view our Facebook page for photos of Rally Day 2023.
6:30-8:10pm Adults Formation class - Explore Prayer in the Night by Tish Harrison Warren. Hardcover editions of the book are available through Amazon and other retailers.

Prayer In The Night   Amazon Link
Prayer In The Night   Author's website link

"Anglican priest Warren shows readers how to turn the mundane and often frustrating aspects of daily life into a reflection on the sacred. She seamlessly blends lived realities with theological reflections. Her writing is lyrical and often humorous,"---Publishers Weekly. Assessing each day's activities during our nighttime prayer of Compline. 208 pages, hardcover. InterVarsity.
Lectio Divina Group
Tuesdays at 10:00 am in the Daughters’ room.  

Lectio Divina is a meditative way of reading the Bible in which we let go of our agendas and open ourselves to what God is trying to say to us. Lectio Divina means: “divine reading” in Latin. Come try this ancient way of praying with scripture.    See Leah for questions.
Choir Practice
Wednesdays 7:20 pm  

We are back and looking forward to another harmonious season. What could be missing: YOU! Choir practice is back on track (Wednesday evenings, 7:20 pm). Contact Jacob Royle for information.
“Make a Joyful Noise Unto the Lord!”
Oct 5 One Man’s Treasure Golf Tournament
Oct 7 Blessing of the Animals 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Oct 7 Feast of St. Francis - Parish Hall 5:00 pm
Oct 7 Brotherhood of St Andrew meeting 8:00 am
Oct 14 Daughters of the King meeting 10:00 am
Oct 17 Vestry meeting 6:30 pm
Oct 21 Brotherhood of St Andrew meeting 8:00 am
Oct 28 HT Lay Leadership Training Day, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Nov 4 EDOD Diocesan Convention, Episcopal School of Dallas
Nov 5 All Parish Meeting and Vestry elections
Nov 18 EDOD Youth a day with the animals (Grand Saline, TX)
Mondays Line Dancing at 7:00 pm - Parish Hall 
Tuesdays Lectio Divina - Daughters’ Room 10:00 am
Wednesdays  9:15 am Gypsy Quilters - Parish Hall
Wednesdays  6:30 pm Christian Formation (bring your own supper)
          Adults - Exploring: Prayers in the Night
          HTEYC (Youth group) in the Youth Room
Wednesdays  7:20 pm Choir rehearsal for Adults and Youths
Wednesdays  8:15 pm Compline in the Church for all
Fridays Square Dancing - Parish Hall 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am Morning Prayer Live on Facebook
Mon - Sat 8:15 pm Compline Live on Facebook
Charity of the Month
For the month of October, we are focusing on and supporting One Man’s Treasure and Sharing Life.
It’s time to clean out the closets! More information coming on specific needs in next week’s edition of the Tribune.
St Francis Celebration
Preparations are underway for our Feast of Saint Francis! (formerly known as the Oktoberfest) Pig Roast, fellowship, fun for the kids! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 7. You can see one of those preparations in the Parish Hall. It’s the Quilt that will be available for raffle. (Thanks to the Gypsy Quilters!) Save your pennies for those Raffle tickets!

Mark your calendars October 7 at 5 p.m. in the HT Parish Hall General tickets $15 Children 6 and under eat Free Quilt tickets: $5 General Raffle tickets: $2 There will be a pig roast, bounce house, face painting, balloon animals, fellowship, and fun for all! See you there!

CLICK HERE to view a high resolution image of the quilt
Vestry Nominations
Is God calling you to lead our congregation as a Vestry member?

Have you considered a position on the Vestry, but would like to know more?
New Vestry elections will be held on Sunday, November 5 (All Saints Day). Jennifer Grady and Brent Samford will remain active members of the Vestry until January 2024 (members serve 3-year terms). The November elections allow for a period of time to “pass-the-baton”.

They, with Fr. Matthew, constitute the Nominating Committee.

If you feel so called or would like to know more, please arrange a time to visit with Fr. Matthew, Jennifer, or Brent.
CLICK HERE for a link to the Facebook video
of the September 3, 2023 service with Bishop Sumner
September 17, 2023 Service
Holy Trinity is a community of faith showing God's love for all people by welcoming, equipping, and sending them to serve in the name of the Lord. If you are looking for a church where the Gospel is preached, the Creeds are embraced, and where children and youth can grow in faith; come and worship with us. We are an Episcopal church in the Orthodox tradition.
We support our troops and first responders

WEBSITE: Bert Gravley
bertgravley@gmail.com  469-877-6410 (cell)