Visual Arts & Drama - Sunday, 12 June 2022 – Holy Trinity Sunday, First Sunday after Pentecost, Year C
Three types of foliage could be used.
OR, white flowers could be used in one of the following arrangements:
* in the shape of a triangle
* in the shape of a circle, symbol of eternity
* with umbrella grass cut to the shape of a triangle
* with three large strelitzia (bird of paradise) leaves
Rublev’s icon of the holy Trinity (Three angels at the oak of Mamre) is a beautiful visual depiction of the trinitarian faith. This icon may be displayed during the service.You can find a copy in the Sermon and Reading Illustrations PPT.
Any of the following symbols of the Trinity could be displayed:
* equilateral triangle
* three interlocking circles
* the triquetra (three equal interwoven arcs)
Note that any of these could be enclosed in a circle, representing perfection and eternity.
A design could be made by combining a symbol of the Father (eg hand of blessing), the Son (eg a lamb or cross), and the Holy Spirit (eg dove).
Altar Colour: White
Simply download your preferred slides and copy the liturgy and songs into each slide.
Recommended Sources for Images
The abbreviated form of the Athanasian Creed is often used on Trinity Sunday. As it is quite long, it can be read by more than one speaker. Two versions scripted for multiple speakers may be found here.
Dramatising the Readings
The readings can be read by more than one person to make the dramatic meaning of the text clearer.
For instance, the first reading could be read by two readers: narrator and Wisdom (a female reader).