Women's Day October 27, 2019

Our celebrant, The Darryl F. James

A heartfelt liturgical dance by Denisha Givens to the rendition of Still I Rise by Yolanda Adams

Our guest speaker, The Rev. Tanai Sanders White who is the granddaughter of our honoree, The Rev. Deacon Kathleen Ballard. Rev. White currently serves as an associate minister at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Largo, Maryland

2019 Episcopal Church Women Honorees

Amber Thompson-Quartey

Amber is a young lady of 13 years of age. She has been serving as an acolyte for over five years more recently as a lector at our Sunday services. Amber is an eighth grade student and has always been on the honor student since the start of her educational path. Notably, she has never been absent from school since starting Pre-K. Congratulations Amber!

The Rev. Deacon Kathleen Ballard

Rev. Deacon Ballard is a cradle Episcopalian. She graduated from UCLA and received her Master of Arts in Education form Seton Hall University. Rev. Deacon Ballard was ordained a deacon in 2005 at Trinity and St. Philip’s Cathedral and has served as a deacon in numerous parishes in the Dioceses. She retired earlier this year at the age of 94. She is a true women of God, prayer and faith.

Presentation of the 100 Day Campaign Offering by Episcopal Church Women

Special Thanks to Our Musicians

Guests: Robert “Buddy” Williams, Pianist, Sharrod Williams, Drummer and Kim Armstrong, soloist

Cathedral Singers: Janice Harrison-Aikens, Valerie Bartlett, Jeffrey Boga and Gordon Nelson, Jr.

ECW Snapshots

Upcoming Events.

November and December 2019

Come out and attend Wednesdays Noonday Holy Eucharist Service at the Cathedral. All are welcome.

Senior Luncheon Dates for November are Thursdays, November 7th and 21st. Dates for December are Thursdays December 5th and 21st.

Trinity and St. Philip’s Cathedral has entered an agreement with The Faith in Prevention Program to provide classes on healthy eating in collaboration with the Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition staff. Classes will provide information on planning, shopping and preparing health meals for a family on a budget, delicious recipes, ways to be physically active and discussions on connections between food, physical activities and faith. Come out and join us on Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm: Pre-Screenng & Biometrics 11/13. Classes on 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, and 12/18. Classes will be held at 24 Rector Street, Newark, NJ.

The 2019 Annual Meeting and Elections will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2019 after church service.

Vestry Meeting will be on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:00pm at 24 Rector.

The Annual Coat Drive will be from Sunday, October 27, 2019 until Sunday, November 17, 2019. Please bring your gently used coats to help those who are less fortunate. Coats may be dropped off at the Cathedral and/or 24 Rector Street, Newark.

Trinity and St. Philip’s Cathedral in partnership with The Loving Arms Foundation will provide a Thanksgiving Luncheon for our neighbors experiencing homelessness at 24 Rector St., Newark on Thursday, November 28th 11:30-2:30. To volunteer email Ms. Joan Wynn (joan.wynn1@verizon.net). For more information contact Sophia Dossous (973-704-0070 or Tina Thomas (862-227-4200

Trinity and House of Prayer will join together to have Christmas Eve service at the Cathedral.

The Newark Center for Meditative Culture is having Tai- Chi sessions led by Shaka at 2 Park Place, Newark New Jersey. The sessions are on Wednesdays in November and December, 6:30-7:50pm. Cost is $15.00 per class or $60.00 for the six week course with a savings of $30.00. Registration can be competed on Eventbrite.com. There will be no classes on Wednesday, November 27th, and Wednesday, December 25th,

Ordinations at the Cathedral

December 7, 2019 at 10:00am-Raul Ausa Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate

December 14, 2019 at 10:00am-Virginia Whatley Ordination to the Vocational Diaconate


He Is Risen!

The Right Rev. Bishop Carlye J. Hughes, the 11th Bishop of the Dioceses of Newark, was the Easter Celebrant and Preacher at the Cathedral. Special thanks to jazz artists Jackie Jones and Friends for their musical contribution that added a blessing to our service.