Youth Ministry Training at Trinity Saturday, October 6, 2018
We’re hosting the Growing Spiritual Grit in Teenagers workshop this fall, and we want you and your entire team to join us. Learn more about this local Youth Ministry training and reserve your spot at http://group.com/growinggrit
Weekly Announcements Parish Health Ministry The Parish Health Ministry Team offers free blood pressure screenings on the first Sunday of each month. Take time to take care of yourself.
Coffee Hour--Join Us for a cup of coffee and conversation. Take a moment to catch up on want is happening within the Trinity family. Meet new friends or bump into a member you have missed. We will hold the coffee hour from 10:00 a.m. til 11:00 am which is between the 9:00 and 10:30 services.
Stephen Ministry Trinity’s specially trained Stephen ministers offer Christian encouragement and supportive care to members and friends of the congregation who are coping with difficult situations, life transitions, the death of loved ones, the chronic illness of self, spouse or child, etc. Contact the church office for more information about our Stephen Ministry Program.
Meet the Mortgage Fund Thank you for your generous and regular offerings to our Meet the Mortgage Fund. Your willingness to contribute to the fund, over and above your regular offerings, is crucially important to the congregation if we are to meet our monthly mortgage obligation of approximately $7,400. Please use the green Meet the Mortgage Fund envelopes for your offerings; a supply is available on the ushers’ tables at the entrances to the church and at the receptionist’s desk in the annex.
"Friends Kitchen" Hot Meal A free hot meal is served at 5:00 p.m. this Thursday and every Thursday evening in the fellowship hall of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. We thank our great volunteer staff of cooks, servers and organizers!
Outreach Ministry Donate a Sleeping Bag Coat! Many people are living outdoors. You can help by sponsoring a sleeping bag coat to be given to someone in need. Each coat costs $100.00 plus shipping. Coats can be sponsored in honor or memory of someone. If you would like more information please contact Vicki Bender 631-331-5024.
Greeting Card Ministry Our Greeting Card Ministry sends cards to our members on our prayer listing. We currently have four teams and are in need of additional volunteers. If you would like to help out by writing out greeting cards once a month, please contact Patti Smith at (631) 312-3694.
Vocal Choir Rehearsals Jay Rutledge, Organist and Choir Director at Trinity Church, invites your participation in our Senior Vocal Choir. The choir offers selections at our 9:00 a.m. worship hour and occasionally at our 10:30 a.m. worship time. Rehearsals are held every Thursday through the school year at 7:30 p.m. in the annex multipurpose room. Contact Jay for additional information at 631-903-1244 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thrivent Financial The construction loan and mortgage for our building project, the expansion and renovation of the fellowship hall behind the church, is provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, a Fortune 500 company with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Appleton, Wisconsin. As a member owned fraternal benefit society, Thrivent serves approximately 2.4 million members. Its subsidiaries offer financial products and services including life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, disability income insurance, credit union products, money management, brokerage service, retirement income and more. Contact Thrivent agents George Matzat or Dan Tohill for additional information.
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. We are located in Rocky Point, New York--a community approximately sixty miles east of New York City on Long Island’s beautiful North Shore.
Connect with members of our youth group on Facebook: http//www.facebook.com (type Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church Senior High into the search box).
Confirmation Classes Our Confirmation ministry, for youth in grades 6-8, is designed for middle school youth to explore their identity in Christ while forming friendships with others their age. Classes for the 2018 -2019 Program will begin Wednesday, October 3. For additional information contact Pastor Bruce Kaifler at 631-744-9355 or via email at email@example.com. Download a Confirmation Registration Form from this site, select Newsletters and Formsfrom the menu to the left .
Sr. High Fellowship Nights Sr. High youth are encouraged to join us every Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. for an evening of Christian fellowship, along with fun and games, special outings and activities. For more information contact Pastor Bruce Kaifler at 631-744-9355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Club Trinity's Saturday Morning Youth Club is intended for children in grades K through 5. Held each Saturday morning at 11 a.m. throughout the school. The program includes bible lesson, craft, games, lunch and special events. Open enrollment. Call the church office for additional information. Register for our 2018-2019 Youth Club. Select Newsletters and Forms from the side bar menu.
Our Senior Vocal Choir, directed by Jay Rutledge, offers choral selections alternately at our 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship hours. Rehearsals are held every Thursday throughout the school year at 7:30 p.m. in the annex multipurpose room. Can’t commit to a full year of rehearsals? Join our Holiday Choir. Call church office for details at 631-744-9355.
Cindy Redman is this year’s director of Trinity Ringers, our accomplished English Handbell Choir. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday throughout the school year at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. An adult Beginner Bell Choir (Blue Bells) and a Children's Bell Choir are also offered. For information about Trinity’s music ministry call the church office at 631-744-9355.
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CD recordings of our Sunday morning worship services are available free of charge on the information table in the annex entrance to the church.
Unable to pick up a copy of our recorded services? Give us a call at 631-744-9355, we’d be happy to send you a copy.
Questions about the Bible? Want to dig deeper into the Word? Luther Seminary offers an expansive, free online Bible resource to help you understand and use Scripture: www.EntertheBible.org
Information about our denomination, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is available at the churchwide website: www.elca.org
Read about the ministries of the Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America at the synod’s website: www.mnys.org