Services Begin at Trinity

The Rev. Karen Coleman will be the preacher and celebrant at the opening service at Trinity Episcopal Church on Sunday, June 22.

Currently the priest in charge at St. James Church in Somerville, Dr. Coleman is the first African American female to be installed as a rector in the diocese of Massachusetts.

Charity to Justice

The Road from Charity to Justice is the topic of the sermon offered by guest preacher the Rev. Cannon Edward Rodman on August 25 and Sept. 1 at the 9 a.m. service at Trinity Episcopal Church.

Airing it Out at Trinity Church, Big Three Play Refurbished Organ

The old pipe organ at Trinity Episcopal Church was restored over the winter and will be the centerpiece of a concert this Sunday at the historic Oak Bluffs chapel.

The concert begins at 4 p.m.

“Music has always been important at Trinity,” said organist Wesley Brown, who has been playing at the church for 20 years.

Guest Preacher

The Rev. Richard L. Fenn will be the preacher and celebrant at Trinity Episcopal Church this Sunday, July 21 at the 9 a.m. service. Before his retirement Mr. Fenn served as rector at St. Luke’s Church in Jamestown, N.Y. for 22 years. He also served churches in Pittsfield and Wilbraham. When he was in Western New York, he represented the diocese in Africa and Central America. Mr. Fenn and his wife Marcia are members of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Edgartown.

Trinity Episcopal

Trinity Episcopal

The Rev. John Rice, former Canon for Congregations in the Diocese of Massachusetts, will lead services at Trinity Episcopal Church in Oak Bluffs on August 5 and 12.

Trinity Episcopal Church, located across from the Steamship Authority in Oak Bluffs, is the first Episcopal house of worship built on Martha’s Vineyard. It offers a diverse and inspirational schedule of visiting clergy throughout the summer. Services are held at 9 a.m.

Rev. Richard L. Fenn

On Sunday, Sept. 9 the preacher and celebrant at the closing service for the summer season at Trinity Episcopal Church will be the Rev. Richard L. Fenn.

The service will complete the celebration of the church’s 125th year of service to the Oak Bluffs community. As usual, the service will begin at 9 a.m. The church is in Oak Bluffs across the street from the Steamship Authority wharf.

Rev. Rodman to Preach Two Sundays at Trinity

Trinity Episcopal Church in Oak Bluffs is pleased to welcome back the Rev. Canon Edward W. Rodman as celebrant on the next two Sundays, August 29 and Sept. 5. Rev. Canon Rodman is the John Seely Stone professor of pastoral theology and urban ministry at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge. He is also the denominational counselor for Episcopal students at Harvard Divinity School. Over the course of a 40-year career, he has served as assistant minister at St.

Sacred Music and More at Trinity Episcopal Church

Kathryn Aaron, an established interpreter of 16th and 17th century music, will perform at Trinity Episcopal Church in Oak Bluffs, on Sunday, July 25, accompanied by Trinity organist Wesley Brown.

A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Ms. Aaron is studying for her master’s degree at Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music. She has performed internationally and is a member of the choir of Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport, Conn.

Alden Besse to Preach

Alden Besse to Preach

Trinity Episcopal Church in Oak Bluffs welcomes the Reverend Alden Besse as preacher and celebrant this Sunday, Sept. 11.

Rev. Besse retired to the Vineyard in 1990 from his parish in Whitinsville. For fifteen years he served as Pastoral Assistant at Grace Church in Vineyard Haven. For many years Rev. Besse has been active with the Martha’s Vineyard Peace Council, as chairman and now as co-chair. He is also well known on the island for his long-time participation in the annual CROP Walk.