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Pastoral Ministries

The expression of Christian caring for one another and for those in the world around us is an important part of the life of Trinity Church. We nurture and support others, and are ourselves nurtured and supported as we share of ourselves.


Altar Guild: These volunteers prepare the church for all services. Most of the year, the altar requires setting for at least two services a week. The guild also prepares the altar for such special services as funerals and weddings and, of course, special occasions such as Easter and Christmas. 


Prayer Shawl Ministry: With every stitch in a prayer shawl, a prayer is offered to God … and as the person to whom the shawl is given wears it, he or she is wrapped in love and all those prayers. Knitters (and those who crochet) gather occasionally to work and pray together, but often pray and work at home. Members of the Prayer Shawl Ministry are also knitting blankets and shawls to be given to each person baptized in the parish. For information on this ministry, contact Marilyn Burnett (978-432-1247) or the parish office.

Intercessory Prayer Group: On Tuesday mornings at 9:00 a.m. a group gathers in the parish library to offer prayer for those in need. Prayers are offered for those who have requested the public prayer of the congregation and also for those who have made confidential requests. Prayer Request Cards and a locked box in which to place them are located on the table just inside the main doors into the church. Prayers (public or confidential) can also be requested by contacting the parish office.


Parish Correspondent: As a way of strengthening connections among Trinity Church parishioners, the Vestry created a position of  "parish correspondent" in 2017. The correspondent writes personal notes of welcome, congratulations, encouragement, inspiration, and condolence to members of the parish. 

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