Pentecost Sunday

Bishop’s Visit and Pentecost Sunday

Sunday, June 9 will be an exciting Sunday at Holy Trinity.  Not only will the McLain Family Band be visiting Holy Trinity, but Bishop Mark Van Koevering will also be visiting.  It is also Pentecost Sunday and everyone is requested to wear RED to remind us of the fire of the Spirit.

Bishop’s Reception

The ECW will host a reception in honor of the Bishop’s visit and the McLain Family Band on Sunday, June 9 immediately following the Bluegrass Mass.  This will be a potluck event.  A sign up sheet for finger foods will be on the center table in the Parish Hall. We are expecting a large attendance so don’t forget to sign up.   If you have any questions, please contact the coordinators,  Barbara Smith, Mary McMillin or Shana Dollarhide or call the church office.

Bluegrass Mass

Holy Trinity is excited to announce that the McLain Family Band will be at Holy Trinity on Sunday, June 9 during the Festival of the Bluegrass to provide the music during service.

Direct from the hills of Kentucky, The McLain Family Band has become internationally known as one of the most spontaneous, creative and spirited groups performing contemporary Appalachian Bluegrass music.

Since 1968, they have performed in all 50 states – and 64 countries during 15 international concert tours, some as musical ambassadors of the U.S. Department of State. The McLain Family Band has appeared on prestigious stages such as the Grand Ole Opry, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Carter Family Fold. They have been featured at thousands of festivals and concerts and performed as soloists in more than 230 appearances with orchestras.

For eleven years, The McLain Family Band hosted The McLain Family Band Festival which was featured on NPR’s Folk Festival USA and produced by Kentucky Educational Television for national distribution. Other television appearances include NBC’s Today Show, The CBS Morning News, ABC’s Good Morning America, The Pearl Bailey ETV Special, The BBC, TNN’s Nashville Now and the Johnny Cash Christmas Special.

The McLain Family Band has consisted, through the years, of various combinations of family members. The core touring band includes: Raymond McLain, Ruth McLain, Alice and Al White and Daxson Lewis.