Happy Mother’s Day

We give thanks today for all mothers and women living and deceased who have nourished us and have been an inspiration of faith in our lives.

Home Communion Ministers Serving Today

Today our Assisting Ministers of Holy Communion will be taking Holy Communion directly from the altar to our members who are homebound and in nursing homes. Please pray that the Holy Spirit will attend them as they go, and that those who receive the Sacrament will know the loving presence of Christ and the fellowship of this congregation.

Lutheranism 101 Class

Pastor Robert will be leading a class on the basic beliefs of the Lutheran Church and Christian faith. This is a wonderful opportunity for those who would like to know more about the Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and for those who would like to join as members of Trinity. The sessions are set for the Sunday afternoons of May 19th, and June 2nd at 4:00pm. Please speak to Pastor Robert if you are interested in attending or would like to know more about the classes. (If you missed the first session, that’s okay. Please come on May 19th.)


Gumbo DeMayo is Coming!

Get your taste buds ready! James White, our custodian, will be cooking up his “Buen (Good) Gumbo” in May (25 & 26). Look for the sign-up sheet in the Hall of Memories in a few weeks. Mmmm!


Trinity Yard Sale Rescheduled

Need some more time to clean-out your attic, spare rooms, or garage of those items you have been meaning to put into the Trinity Yard Sale? You’ve got it! The annual Trinity Yard Sale has been rescheduled to Saturday, August 3rd, 8:00am – 1:00pm. Proceeds from the Sale will be divided to support the Trinity Senior Youth, the Women of the ELCA at Trinity and “From This Foundation” capital campaign.


Pastor Robert and Pastor Janis Away

Pastor Robert and Pastor Janis will be away in Sarasota for the graduation from High School of a grandson on Thursday, May 16th. Pastor Robert will be back in Jacksonville on Saturday and Pastor Janis on Tuesday, May 7th as her granddaughter is also being baptized.


Adult Sunday School and The Takeaway Adult Sunday School Classes

The Adult Sunday School class meets at 9:30 in the Cecil Poole Room. There is coffee and refreshments. We’d love to have you come and take part in the lively discussions!

The Takeaway Sunday School Bible study meets at 10:05 in the Hall of Memories with Lise York and Ruth Johnson leading the discussion today. Grab some coffee and join us.



We need at least four volunteers to work in the food pantry each Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  If you can help with this please let Tom Culverwell know.  Email:  Cell: (904)254-0063.


WANTED – Experienced  Grant Writer

Tom Culverwell is in need of an experienced grant writer to assist him with submitting grant applications. If you have experience in grant writing, please contact Tom at (904)254-0063 or by email at


May’s Love Offering – “Rachel’s Day” benefiting Hubbard House

Our May “Love Offering is in honor of “Rachel’s Day” benefits the Hubbard House. Please make your checks payable to Trinity with a notation “Love Offering”.


Trinity Commemoratives

Just in case you missed them on Easter Sunday… In support of the From This Foundation Our Ministry Grows several people are providing unique items that may be purchased to Commemorate Trinity. Items are available this morning in the Hall of Memories. Thank you to all who donated their time and talents!

Note Cards with the Trinity Fountain will be available on Easter morning during the Easter Breakfast – $10.00 for a pack of 5 cards. These cards were designed and provided by Laura Karabinis.

Trinity “Rocks” are colorful rocks painted and decorated with symbols of the Trinity made by Donna White. Suggested donation is $5.00 each. Limited number will be available on Easter, but orders may be placed.

Red Commemorative Writing Pens with Trinity’s info will be available free to all Trinity families and friends. Please limit two per family.


Square Dancing at Trinity – Friday Evenings – 6:30pm

The Silver Fox Square Dance group is resuming under the direction of Ken Perez, who lives in Stark. If you are interested in trying out Square dancing, you are invited to come and learn free of charge before joining the group. Square dancing is a great form of exercise and fellowship!

Children’s Donations for Capital Campaign

Thank you to Trinity’s children for their donations totaling $626.00 from the piggy banks and Bean Soup Starters sold to date. There are additional piggy banks in the narthex so once you fill it up return it for another.


From this Foundation Our Ministry Grows Update

As of February 20th we have now exceeded our goal of $400,000.00 in pledges and contributions to From this Foundation Our Ministry Grows with $401,387.00 committed! It isn’t too late to commit or encourage memorials to From this Foundation Our Ministry Grows as the total renovation estimate is $925,000.00. Whether large or small, every commitment makes a difference. Pledge cards are available in the Friendship Registers. Thanks!


This Week at Trinity –     Sunday, May 12th – Sunday, May 19th

 Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – M – Th; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 on Friday

Remember – Pastor Robert’s day off is Monday


SUN (5/12)                              reSource worship                                           9:00am

                                                Adult Sunday School Class                           9:30-10:30am

                                                Takeaway Adult Sunday School Class        10:05am

                                                Children’s Sun Sch/Discipleship Train.        10:05am

                                                Adult Choir                                                10:15am

                                                Traditional worship                                    11:00am

MON-FRI (5/13-5/17)              Food Pantry                                                 10:00-12:00

MON (5/13)                             Quilters                                                        9:30am

TUES (5/14)                            Voting

                                                Youth Group                                               6:00pm

Council Meeting                                          6:30pm

WED (5/15)                             AARP Driving Class                                    9:00am               

THURS (5/16)                         AARP Driving Class                                    9:00am

FRI (5/17)                                 Silver Fox Square Dancing                          6:30pm

SAT (5/18)                              

SUN (5/19)                              reSource worship                                           9:00am

                                                Adult Sunday School Class                           9:30-10:30am

                                                Takeaway                                                   10:05am

                                                Children’s Sun Sch/Discipleship Train.        10:05am

                                                Adult Choir                                                10:15am

                                                Traditional worship                                    11:00am