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Dust Bowl Ramblers

Music and images from the great depression. On Friday, February 23, Trinity will host a presentation of "...Whose Names Are Unknown," a concert of music from the DUST BOWL and GREAT DEPRESSION performed by the DUST BOWL RAMBLERS, accompanied by archival photographs projected on a screen.

The program will highlight how Americans never lost faith in themselves and how a new perception of government was born. The songs are tragic and hopeful, humorous and serious, and the archival photographs are moving and compelling.
Come to the chapel at 7 PM, Friday, Feb. 23 for a wonderful program, free of charge, made possible by the Sportsmen's Americana Music Foundation.

Auction Baskets

We are putting together a basket auction for this year's Gala in April and you can help us. Perhaps each week you buy a lottery ticket. Would you consider buying two instead and donating one to the Gala basket? Do you have gifts you would like to regift, unused items you don't like or use, souvenirs you no longer love? Perhaps they would look really good in a basket collections or maybe you have a great idea for a basket you would like to do yourself?

Here are some themes we are looking at:

1. A Lottery basket or tree (always a winner)
2. A Mother's Day basket
3. A Father's Day basket
4. Halloween basket (usually does well)
5. An All-season Holiday basket
6. A Boy's basket
7. A Girls basket (could gear it between girl and preteen)
8. Stationary basket (to contain stationary and perhaps books, pens etc.)
9. International food basket (Chinese, Thai, Italian, your favorite) or
10. A Money basket (donate money and you'll be surprised how much it wins)

One item or several.  It is your choice.  There will be a box labeled basket donations at the back of the church each week for the collection.

Questions or suggestions: Contact Jane Haenle, or text me at 716-310-7113.


C.G. Jung Center: Women's Study Group
The Women's Study Group is having a productive and rewarding  summer, continuing its study of Jungian Psychology by reading and discussing Jung's Map of the Soul (Murray Stein, 1998).  It is hard to explain but there is something particularly meaningful about reading aloud and reflecting upon the words from a feminine perspective.  Even a single paragraph can be enlightening.
The Women's Study Group meets in the Mission Room the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.  If interested, please join us. Contact: Arlene Miles at:

Buffalo Immigrant Leadership Team (BILT)
Community Celebration & Fundraiser
Saturday, March 10th, 4-7pm
O'Brien Center at Our Lady of Hope Church (corner of Lafayette and Grant)
BILT is a group of immigrants and refugees who are taking leadership positions to influence public policy and create just and equitable systems for our families. The Community Celebration promises to be a very special event, an opportunity to share food, music and fellowship with Buffalo's diverse ethnic community, while also showing support for BILT. All funds raised will go towards our mission. Tickets are $5 each and sponsorship starts at $50. Purchase tickets today from Phoebe McKay before or after the morning service. If you can't participate in the event, please consider buying a ticket for someone else.

A Buck a Book!
During the month of February, browse our fantastic selection of used books in the red carpet area after the service and take advantage of this terrific mid-winter sale!  ...and paperbacks only 25 cents!  Happy reading!

Open Doors
Trinity will be opening its doors to the public every Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for prayer, meditation, and organ music, provided by Paul Cena.  Please contact Gabrie'l in our office if you would occasionally be willing to serve as a 'supervisor' during this time.  Thank you!

The Trinity Church Lenten Book Study
As a congregation, we will read Richard Rohr's book, Wondrous Encounters. Contact Gabrie'l in the church office to purchase your copy of the book. (Books are $10 per copy.) See Matt or Gabrie’l for more information. Save the date! We will meet for dinner and a discussion on Friday, March 23rd at 6pm here at Trinity Church.

Trinity Men
The Trinity Men will be gathering on Sunday 
Feb 25, at 9:15 am at The Towne Restaurant - 186 Allen St., Buffalo. 
Food and fellowship are on the menu. 
All are invited.

Habitat for Humanity
Date:  March 17th
Place: TBA 
Time: 9:00am
Trinity Church Habitat for Humanity volunteers meet on the third Saturday of each month. Please contact the church office, if you would like to get involved.

Shop for Those Who Can't
This week, when you go shopping, please consider buying additional items to give to our ongoing food drive effort. Deposit donated items in the yellow bin at the back of the church. Volunteers will take our contributions to a senior center, which distributes the food to families.