for the week of 6/24-7/1
Join Trinity for Worship
Sunday, June 26th
-In person & on YouTube-
Reminder: Congregational Meeting to follow worship this sunday
The Cong. Mtg. Will be both in person and viewable on zoom. See email for link
Sunday, 6/26 - Congregational Meeting A congregational meeting has been called to elect officers and to consider recommended changes to the Bylaws of Trinity Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 26, 2022 following the morning worship. Please plan to attend! The meeting will be both in person and on Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed with the worship materials for the week and also will be placed in the Friday Weekly News Blast & the Sunday Worship Blast.
Trinity Looking for Volunteers to do a Children’s Message
Trinity would like to return to having a regular Children's message in worship and we are looking for Children's Message volunteers to speak live or in a pre-recorded message. Speak to Pastor April if you have questions and to let her know what date works for you. Thank you for your support of the ministry to Trinity's children and families.
Trinity will be placing a "Trinity Apparel Order"
Details are to come. Watch your Friday blast and church announcements for more info coming soon.
High School graduate recognition, sun. 7/3
New Members Reception, SUN. 7/10
Donate a pillow - Trinity Mission and Action Committee
“...and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28. Donate-A-Pillow: Families with refugee status arrive every day with just one suitcase per person and hearts full of hope. Trinity’s Mission and Action committee invites you to support refugee families by donating a new standard-size pillow. Your gift of a pillow will help others sleep well.
How to donate: Beginning July 1st (Friday), Visit Trinity's Mission & Action "Donate-A-Pillow" pillow board in the narthex. Select a paper pillow from Trinity’s Adopt-A-Pillow and be sure to fill out your information and bring it back with your pillow donation. Trinity’s goal is to collect 20 pillows. The Mission and Action committee will donate standard size, zipper-style pillow covers for each pillow donated (pillow cases are NOT needed). Donations are due to the office by 5pm on July 28th. Trinity will also need a volunteer to deliver the pillows to the MN Council of Churches – Refugee Services in MPLS. Please contact the office if you are willing to make the pillow delivery.
New! - Audio Podcast "prayer-full Pause" w/Pastor April
The prayer-full pause is being transformed into an audio podcast for your listening pleasure. Stay tuned for more!
Session Retreat scheduled for 8/27
Trinity's Ruling Elders will be reading Sailboat Church Helping Your Church Rethink Its Mission and Practice by Joan S. Gray. It is for visioning purposes and to aid in broader church-wide discussions that may be included during a Caring and Sharing service.
Need a summer read? If you are looking for a summer read, pick up Sailboat Church Helping Your Church Rethink Its Mission and Practice by Joan S. Gray. Ruling Elders will be reading this for visioning purposes and broader church-wide discussions may be included during a Caring and Sharing service.
Tuesday @ 2 Group needs your input! Tuesday @ 2 is looking for ideas and input as to what would inspire you to participate in our next Zoom discussion. Is a thematic study appealing or would you rather read a book? Are you interested in diving deep with an Old Testament prophet or one of the Epistles (letters) in the New Testament? Please let Pastor April know if there is something you have always wanted to discuss. The next discussion will resume late summer.
Worship streaming Trinity utilizes YouTube to stream. If you are not able to attend Trinity in person, try YouTube for your worship streaming! YouTube provides the best quality viewing and audio.
Welcome back to Trinity!
New Volunteer Opportunity- Trinity "welcomers"!
With so many families back worshipping in person, greeters are back! If you would like to volunteer for a Sunday, to be a face of welcome at Trinity, please sign up on the kiosk in the gathering area for the Sunday you are available!
Join the Welcome team:
Welcome people when they arrive
Show visitors where to hang their coats
Offer a bulletin (a few printed copies are reserved for visitors)
Point out restroom location
Invite or inform visitors to coffee fellowship after worship
ask if they have any questions
give visitors a yellow visitor bag (on greeter stand shelf).
Pastor April - Out of Office
Pastor April has continuing education time scheduled and will be on vacation. Dates: July 31 – August 11.
trinity 2022 DIRECTORY
Trinity consistently updates the contacts of the directory. If you have any updates to household information or would like to submit your photo, please call or email the office. If you would like to add a photo, please drop off your photo to be scanned, otherwise email your image. 1. Please keep Trinity updated with any new household data. Also, if you have not done so, please contact the church with your birth month and day (year is not needed/optional). Trinity sends out occasional notes and even birthday cards during your birthday month! (your birthday is not published anywhere at Trinity). The directory is updated several times throughout the year. If you would like a new copy, there are some available in the office, or you can print one from the website PDF. Thank you!
Bell Choir and Vocal choir are on break. They will both resume 8/31.
nO sESSION Meeting, Deacon Meeting OR cOMMITTEE Meetings for July.
NEW! Fellowship snack Supplies provided!
In an effort to make Fellowship easier, refreshments & snacks for Fellowship time are now stocked at Trinity for everyone to serve! If however, you are celebrating a special occasion or other reason you would like to bring something special, please feel free to do so. A BIG thank you goes out to all the Trinity individuals who volunteer as fellowship hosts! Volunteers are always needed for this important part of fellowship time, so please sign up at the kitchen entrance on the silver clipboard. Again, thank YOU!