. Thank you, Lyndon. We hope your Girls' Night Out at Triune continues for many years.
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The spring and summer of 2017 have hit us hard at Triune. Financial donations are down, while our needs are as urgent as ever. Donations for general operating expenses are always cherished, and here are a few needs to tell you where your money might go.
$3,600 -- Twelve months of Playback Cafe $1,800 -- Meals not covered by a partner church $1,200 -- Art supplies for one of our premiere ministries $1,000 -- Materials for class on trauma for women who have been in the sex trade. $700 -- Accounting class for a staff member $500 -- QuickBooks training for a staff member $450 -- Faith and Finance training for a staff member $200 -- Dinners for parishioners to participate in guided civics discussion $150 -- Case of large-print Recovery Bibles (We give out more than 66 cases or 792 Bibles each year.)
Of course, gifts do not have to match these specific amounts. Any gift is appreciated.
August at Triune: Worship and Bible studies (average attendance): Sun AM.... 202 Sun PM... 37 Playback Cafe... 35
Meals and Assistance Programs: Hot meals............................ 1,318 Grocery boxes....................... 117 households Pop-top groceries................... 74 individuals Laundry loads.......................... 79 Emergency clothes/blankets/kits...69 People placed in rehab........ 10 Safe housing from sexual exploitation .2 Mental health consultations ... 24 Social worker consultations....... 186, including 34 Round Table participants Vision screenings ......10 Prescriptions filled .... 15 Blood pressures ............ 52 Volunteer hours..................... 1,336
Worship with us at Triune Chapel:
September 3, 11 AM -- Deb will preach on "Lost Jewels." David Raulston, Sammy Dotson and the Voices of Mercy will lead worship. Ollicia Burnside and James Tyler will sing a duet. 6 PM -- Elaine Nocks will preach.
September 10, 11 AM -- Victoria Chance, co-founder of My Neighbor's Voice, will join Deb in preaching on "Twisted Words, Healing Words." The Voices of Mercy will sing. 6 PM --Associate Pastor Tandy Taylor will preach.
September 17, 11 AM -- We will feature soloists and ensembles, and Deb will preach. 6 PM -- Playback Cafe, our monthly improvisational theater offering that elicits stories from our homeless parishioners.
September 24, 11 AM -- The Voices of Mercy will lead worship. Deb will preach on "Day Labor." 6 PM --Marydale Atkins will preach.
Sunday School - Each Sunday at 10 AM. Bible Study at 4 PM each Sunday.
Financial donations Art canvases, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20 Cord and wire for jewelry making Acrylic paints, Liquitex Basics or Apple Barrel brands, all colors Artificial flowers Blankets Gloves Caps, machine-made, not hand-knit Dried beans Individual fruit cups Peanut butter Jelly Peanut butter crackers Pasta sauce and/or spaghetti sauce Vienna sausages
Bethel Breakfast Ministry Holland Park Church of Christ Bridgeway Church Pelham Road Baptist Buncombe Street UMC Prince of Peace Catholic Earle Street Baptist St. Giles Presbyterian First Baptist of Mauldin Triune Mercy Center First Presbyterian of Greer Valley Brook Outreach Baptist Grace Covenant Presbyterian
In honor of Traci Barr – James and Kathleen Barr In honor of Bill Bates and Barry McElreath – Glenn and John Helmers In honor of Elaine Nocks – Laurens Road UMC In honor of Donna Rogers – Eleanor Rogers In honor of Mary Jane Gorman -- Duncan McArthur Jr.
In memory of Adam – Harold and Robbie Boman In memory of Lee Brooks – Alvin and Sarah Drake In memory of Eddie Case – Amy Sutherland and Joe Watson In memory of Ace Gaughf-Smith – Playback Cafe friends In memory of Allen Tribble Caldwell – Amy Sutherland and Joe Watson In memory of John Rubin – Ann Funderburk
Robert and Joan Adams Aldersgate UMC Anonymous Apphia SS Class Joyce and Troy Barton Johnseye Boling Welch and Sarah Bostick Tom and Julie Buchanan Covenant UMC -- Gleaners class Barbara Cox Robert and Barbara Epps Susan Fender Thayer Fleming Roy Fore Paul and Jennifer Gasque Darlene Geloni Bonita Gossett James and Elizabeth Griffeth Ben and Deloris Griffith Robert Haney Patricia Harrison Margaret Heatherly Betty Herrin Neil Jamerson John Knox Presbyterian Church Mark Kirby Lee and Sherry Lawson Susan and Jim Lollis Jake and Lauren Lunsford Manor Memorial UM Women Moffatt McDonald Don and Cheryl McMahan Bill and Sharon Mitchell Robert W. Morris Melinda and John Nash Jamika Nedwards Alexander Nevels Jim and Donna Rogers Bernard and Cynthia Showman Simpsonville UMC Kirk Stotzer Van Teeple Debbie Varner David and Luci Vaughn Kenneth Whitley Pamela Whitmire Robert and Teresa Wiegert Hans Wiegert Michael and Jane Wilson Plus, thanks to all our faithful worshipers!
And thanks to:
Sophie Axson, Alma Cosgrove, First Baptist Church of Mauldin, Kathy Kirby, Kathy and Steve Karelitz, Cindy Lollis, Paul and Kate Reed, Gwen Young and Paula Wambeke for donations of art supplies, blankets, canned goods, eggs, food supplies, miscellaneous items and shirts.
Our Mission Statement:
To share Christ's love while meeting physical needs and providing life-changing opportunities to the disadvantaged.