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2018 Annual Report

 

While we maintained a strong core in the Acolyte group this past year, our challenge (as in past years) has been working to identify new members.  We are especially grateful for the faithful service of our Acolytes who serve all year with dignity and reverence. 


I am very happy to report that we were able to enjoy a fun “getaway” as a group in October when we attended the Haunted Hayride at Flamig Farm.  Finding something fun to do as a group outside of Trinity will definitely be a part of our 2019 calendar.


Our Stewardship Drive has yielded some new recruits, and we are very excited to bring them into the fold.  I will be reaching out to those folks during the month of February to get them “on-boarded” and trained.  Speaking of training, it’s something every Acolyte could benefit from, as we continue to hone our skills.  I will be putting together my own version of Spring Training that everyone will be encouraged to attend.


As mentioned above, our focus will continue to be to grow the membership in this most important service here at Trinity, and I encourage new members to join – BOTH youth and adults.  While traditional guidance has maintained that no one under the age of 9 can serve, exceptions can always be made if the robe fits – there is always room for another Acolyte!


I sincerely thank everyone who has served in this ministry over the past year.  While it is not the most difficult job to perform, it is a critical element of our worship, and one which we could not do without.  Thank you, all!


Respectfully submitted,
Neale Hegarty


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