Welcome! Holy Trinity Church is a warm and welcoming Church of England congregation. We exist to worship God, serve our community and enable our church family to live and share Christ's love with others
Safeguarding Contacts for the Diocese and the Parish
Tsungai Muchegwa: Safeguarding Case Worker for Oxford Diocese, responsible for Holy Trinity, Seer Green and Jordans.
email: @Tsungai.Muchegwa@oxford.anglican.org Telephone: 07435 550685.
Olwyn Davison-Oakley: Safeguarding Officer for Holy Trinity, Seer Green and Jordans
email: email@example.com Telephone: 07769 677556
For further information about Safeguarding, click on the tab at the top of this page
Holy Trinity is open for private prayer every day between 10am and 3pm
1) YouTube channel: This is where you can access all of our video content on demand
Use this link for daily prayers and other information.
We are sorry that we are still unable to stream our services. Our AV team is looking for volunteers to join the rota for running the PowerPoint and live stream during services. Please speak to Janna if you can help.
Summary of Services & Notices for November 2023Wednesday 1 November
10.30am: Midweek Communion Service, Rev Jenny Tebboth
Sunday 5 November: All Saints Day
10am: Holy Communion, Rev Jez Carr & Rev Michelle Fotherby
3.30pm: Families@3.30pm, Rev Jez Carr & Ms Janna Holder
Aimed at those with pre-school/primary-aged children, come and join our ‘light’ themed Sunday afternoon gathering. Speak to Janna for more information.
Sunday 12 November: Remembrance Sunday
8am: BCP Communion, Rev Jez Carr
10.45am: Remembrance Service at the War Memorial
Sunday 19 November: 2nd Sunday before Advent
10am: Traditional Holy Communion, Rev Jez Carr
Sunday 26 November: Christ the King
8am: BCP Communion, Rev Jez Carr
10am: Morning Praise, Rev Jez Carr
Activities during the week at Holy Trinity:
Holy Trinity is open every day, 10am to 3pm, for private prayer and contemplation.
Thursday 11am, Discussion Group: No knowledge is necessary, so come along and join in with this lively group. Contact Jani on 07525 322955 for more information.
Toddlers in the Woods: Venue - The Centenary Clearing, Crutches Wood, Jordans. Every Friday during term time 9.15 to 10.15am. A community group for families living in, or with close connections to Seer GreenOther Activities during November
2 November: Next meeting of the Parish Church Council (PCC). The minutes will be available on the website from 25 November.
19 November, 5.00 to 6.45pm: Fun Food & Fireworks at The Jubilee Hall. Sadly, all tickets for this event are already sold out. However, we do still need people to help in the following areas:
On the door - Stewarding the entrance - Supervising Craft area - Serving hot drinks -Serving pizza -
First aid - Running tuck and goodies shop - Manning the bouncy castle - Supervising sparklers
- and generally wearing a high viz
If you are around and willing to help with any of these areas please can you get in touch with Janna.
21-23 November: Pray Day for Schools. The church building will be used on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd for creative prayer activities for the children from SGCE School. The building will be open on Thursday 23rd for anyone else to come and see what the children have done and take part in the activities. If you would like to get involved with this please get in touch with Janna.
Family Support Group, St Andrew Church High Wycombe : For many years the church family at Holy Trinity Church has collected Christmas presents and vouchers for the children, teenagers and mums who are from the St Andrew's Family Support Group High Wycombe (standrewshw.co.uk/family-support-group). If you would like to buy a present for a child under 10 or donate £10 for a voucher for a child over 10, please contact Rachel Gibson on 07957 684109 or Katharine Parker on 07880 523811, to be allocated a child or children from our list. Please buy only one gift per child with a value of around £10, and we politely request no books. Please do not wrap the presents but bring them to the 10am Advent Service on Sunday 26 November or drop them to Rachel or Katharine by prior arrangement. Our primary aim is to ensure each child will receive a present or a voucher, and once this is done, we then aim to provide a £10 supermarket voucher for each of the mothers. Every year our requests for St Andrews Family Support Group are met so willingly and quickly and we can't thank you enough for the smiles you will bring to these families.'
The launch of the Community Prayer Group
Our former entity, the Prayer and Intercession Group, is being re-launched as the Community Prayer Group. The group will be hosted, in turn, by Jez, Sarah, Janna and Ali and will held in the church on the first Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.The first prayer meeting will be on Thursday 2nd November 2023. You are all very welcome to join us. Please send any prayer requests, all to be treated with the utmost confidentiality by the host group, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trial launch of new youth club for older teens
Previously Holy Trinity had an active youth group which we are now re-establishing for the older teens in both Seer Green and Chalfont St Giles.
We would like to invite anyone in school years 10-13 to a get-to-know-us session on 16 November. It will be hosted by Rev Jez, Miriam and Sarah in the vicarage garden, under the roof of the new grandstand. We will cook handmade pizzas (GF available) as we chat and eat around the chiminea.
We hope to see as many as possible there but would ask you to let us know beforehand for catering purposes. If you’d like to confirm or wish to know more please contact Sarah Allen 07904 442881. We’re going to run three evenings up to Christmas, on the 16th and 30th November and 14th December, from 18.15-19.45. We will then review what might best suit the needs of the group going forward.
Some ideas that were released by the PCC earlier this year
We are submitting a number of Faculties to the Diocesan Advisory Committee for Phase 1 of our vision:
• To create a more flexible, elevated space at the front of church for choirs and music groups, and a more intimate communion table;
• To create more flexibility around the congregational layout, including more family space at the back when needed; and being able to create alcoves which can fit a table, for craft activities
• To improve the visibility and aesthetics. This includes visibility of personnel at the front and the projection screen, and the quality of the sound system.
The proposed changes are:
• Remove the pulpit, temporarily move the organ into that space, and lower the projection screen.
• Temporarily remove the priest’s chair and the rails between the nave and chancel, to give elevated space at the front of the church. The vicar and the keyboard can then be on the elevated level..
• Remove 5 pews, the two in the front and 3 at the back. This gives more space in the front for music groups and space at the back for families with young children.
• Make the remaining pews movable and stabilise them so that we can have different pew arrangements.
• Cut the plinth off the foot of the font as it is a trip hazard.
• Replace the two front speakers with more modern ones to improve the quality of contemporary music.
Thank you to everyone who gives to sustain the life, mission and ministry of Holy Trinity Church. If you normally give via the collection plate, you can now make a one-off gift by clicking on Giving Online.
OR you can activate our Online Giving page by using the QR code below. If you are not familiar with the QR code, it's an "uncoded" picture which, if you hover a smart phone over it, will take you straight to the website - like the ones currently being used in the Test and Trace process.
OR during services use our new card reader, or the orange envelopes for cash or cheques which can be placed in the green box at any tiime or delivered to our Treasurer at 58 Chalfont Road. To Gift Aid your donation please add your name and address.