839 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, N.J. 08108

856-858-0491 / holytrinity1@verizon.net

Sunday Mass is at 9 a.m. and via Facebook Live below and also on

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This week at Holy Trinity: Today, 9 a.m. Mass for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, with the Rev. Canon Martin Gutwein; coffee hour to follow: Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Evening Prayer and Conversation, Conference Line.

Welcome to the Mass for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany with the Rev. Canon Martin Gutwein, celebrant and preacher.

Masses streamed since the start of the pandemic on March 15, 2020, remain available on Holy Trinity's Facebook Page..

Permission to stream the music in this service has been obtained by Holy Trinity Church from One License, License #732497-A.
Copyright Information for Service Music:
S120 Text: © The Church Pension Fund S130 Adaption: © G.I.A. Publications Setting from Deutsche Messe, Franz Peter Schubert, arr. Richard Proulx S164 Adaption: © G.I.A. Publications Setting from Deutsche Messe, Franz Peter Schubert, arr. Richard Proulx

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Envelopes Are Here

The new 2023 envelopes are at the back of the church. Questions: contact the treasurer, Debbie Cruz, at 609-707-5158. There are also 2023 calendars available at the back of the church, and they are free. Take several and share with a friend, neighbor or family member.

This Sunday's 9 a.m. Mass

Here is the link for the leaflet for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany. Click the "plus" sign to the right of the "Holy Trinity" tab at the top of the page to create a new tab so that you can toggle easily back and forth between the livestream and the leaflet.

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
The Rev. Canon Martin Gutwein

Click on the photo above to make an online donation. You can also pay for soup here, and participate in this year's "Souper Bowl of Caring."

It's Broccoli Cheddar

The soup ladies are back in the kitchen -- this time to make the ever-popular broccoli cheddar as their February offering. Click on the headline to reach the Soup Page for ordering and delivery information.

Lent Begins Feb. 22

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the church's 40-day observance of Lent, a season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Holy Trinity observes the day with Masses scheduled at noon and 7 p.m.

Shrove Tuesday Is Feb. 21

Rob Staszewski and Jim Curran at work in the kitchen means just one thing: Shrove Tuesday. Pancakes, sausage, syrup, and dessert will be available for your dining pleasure from 5 to 7 p.m.

Our Pet Memorial Garden

The St. Francis Garden was an idea conceived by our late rector, Fr. Mark H. Chattin, after seeing one on a visit to a parish where he had once been the rector.

Several members of the parish, including vestry members Sue Verzella, Theresa Chattin, and Robert Staszewski; former vestry member Pat Penney and former senior warden Yvonne Bones, and Megan Woods, a graphic artist, were involved in the creation of the memorial garden.

For more information, here is a link to the brochure.

Used Cards Wanted

As part of their mission and outreach efforts, Holy Trinity and residents of Premier Cadbury of Cherry Hill are reaching out to the “Upcycling Card Program” at St. John of God Community Services in Westville.

The creative citizens in the Vocational Rehabilitation/Adult Services group at St. John of God will remove the front of each card and create a new greeting card.

More than 3,100 have been collected thus far and have been delivered to the folks at St. John of God.

Boxes for the cards are on tables near the tower door at Holy Trinity.

Should you have any questions about this effort, call Craig Burgess at 856-667-2003 or see him at coffee hour after Sunday Mass.

3,100 have been collected thus far; Craig has cards for sale.

Prayer Chain Returns

The Holy Trinity Prayer Chain, which has been on hiatus for the last few years, is making a comeback.

The role of our Prayer Chain will be to regularly lift people whose health or other life struggles have been brought to our attention in prayer.

The group plans to meet regularly, via telephone conference line to ensure lists are kept up to date and to share their experiences.

We all know the profound effect prayer can have on our own lives and on the lives of those for whom we pray.

If you would like to be part of this newly forming at-home ministry, please speak to or email Theresa Chattin at theresa15@aol.com, or call Charlotte Sink in the church office at 856-858-0491.

The twice-monthly Sunday School/Youth Fellowship Program is under way from 4 to 5:30 p.m. two Sundays every month (Feb. 12 and 26 are the next ones).

Activities include a children's chapel service, followed by age-appropriate activities for children and youth from pre-K through high school.

If you are interested in helping, or have children or grandchildren who might be interested in attending, please contact Theresa Chattin through the church office.

Ukrainian Relief Efforts

To provide humanitarian aid to those fleeing the violence in Ukraine, Episcopal Relief and Development will provide cash, blankets, hygiene supplies and other needed assistance during and after the crisis.

Click on the blue-tinted link to donate in a secure manner.

All Masses are live-streamed unless otherwise noted.

Today, Feb. 5: 9 a.m. Mass for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany with the Rev. Canon Martin Gutwein, celebrant and preacher; coffee hour to follow.

Sunday, Feb. 12: 9 a.m. Mass for the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany with the Rev. Canon Martin Gutwein, celebrant and preacher; coffee hour to follow; 4 p.m. Sunday School/Youth Activities, St. Michael's Chapel; Souper Bowl of Caring donations accepted.

Sunday, Feb. 19: 9 a.m. Mass for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany with the Rev. Canon Martin Gutwein, celebrant and preacher; coffee hour to follow.

Tuesday, Feb. 21: 5 p.m. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Great Hall; 7:30 p.m. Vestry, Vestry Room.

Wednesday, Feb. 22: Ash Wednesday Masses at noon and 7 p.m., imposition of ashes at both.

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Good Book Club

The Good Book Club has moved back to the Worship Page.

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Yard Sale Donations

Donations are needed for next year's yard sales. We raised $3,000 in three sales during 2023. Questions? Call Carol Staszewski at 856-858-5909.

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Online Giving

Please don't forget to keep up with your pledge. Bills still need to be paid. You can give electronically. Use the holiday season to help us meet our financial obligations and help us grow. Click here

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If you are interested in finding out more about The Labyrinth at Trinity Plaza, please click here for a downloadable brochure.

Feeding First Responders

We continue to bring lunch frequently to the police and fire personnel in Collingswood in partnership with the Rotary Club as we have done since the pandemic began in 2020.

Financial donations to offset the costs of this effort are always welcome, whether by mail, in the plate, or through Vanco.

Our Mission

Holy Trinity's mission is to be a welcoming faith community that celebrates God's presence and activity through worship, education, and fellowship, and by seeking and serving Christ in all persons.

Our worship at Holy Trinity centers on weekly celebrations of the presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist.

These are the central component of our lives in faith.

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Church Chat

The Saturday folks (parishioners who normally attend 5:30 Mass) continue to meet at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays on the conference call line for conversation and Evening Prayer.

The number 856-861-3864 – PIN 924 821.

Please join us.

Altar Flowers

There are many Sundays available for you to remember your loved ones with flowers.

Contact Charlotte Sink at the church office. The cost is $45.

Food Pantry for February

We accept donations for the Collingswood Food Pantry, which is run by and housed at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church and serves Collingswood and Haddon Township residents.

For February, we are accepting baby food and cereal, and formula.

Please leave the donations in the proper bin in the tower.

Our Supply Priests

We wish to thank Fr. Martin Gutwein, Fr. Jeffrey Kirk and Fr. Patrick Close for filling in at Masses.

Diocese of New Jersey

Holy Trinity Church is a parish of the Diocese of New Jersey, the second-oldest in the Episcopal Church, founded in 1785.

The Rt. Rev. William H. (Chip) Stokes, the 12th bishop of the diocese, is retiring. He will be succeeded June 24 by the Rev. Canon Dr. Sally French, of the Diocese of North Carolina, who was elected Jan. 28.

Meet the new bishop on the Worship Page.

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral is at 801 W. State Street in Trenton.

The Episcopal Church

Holy Trinity and the Diocese of New Jersey are part of the Episcopal Church, founded in 1789, and headquartered in New York. The church has 6,423 parishes in nine provinces in the United States and elsewhere.

The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, elected in 2015, is the 27th presiding bishop and primate of the church.

Anglican Communion

The Episcopal Church is one of 165 members of the worldwide Anglican Communion, founded in 1867 in London, England.

The communion has 85 million members within the Church of England and other national and regional churches in full communion.

The Most Rev. Justin Welby, the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury, is the spiritual head of the Communion, comprising churches founded by the Church of England.