On Sunday, November 16, worshipers returned to the Nave of Galveston's Trinity Episcopal Church for the first time since September 12 when Hurricane Ike struck the Texas Gulf Coast. With temporary electrical service finally established, we were able to have lights and the pipe organ. Ron Wyatt played the organ as if he'd been able to practice on it daily for the past two months. The Choir was in full voice. Bishop Coadjutor Elect Andy Doyle was the preacher. All the clergy were present and vested (John Donovan, David Dearman, Doug Tucker, and Kyle Stillings). We had a full team of Acolytes. Greeters and Ushers were in place doing what they do. The Altar Guild had everything in order, even though the sacristy is not yet fully functional. Linda Jenkins and her maintenance crew did a fantastic job of preparing the room, polishing the floors, and setting up for our after worship coffee and fellowship. We had good attendance and the congregation participated in a lively way. We had a number of visitors who were warmly welcomed. All in all, it was a wonderful day in the long history of this resilient parish. It is good to be home again. Thanks be to God!