From this Foundation Our Ministry Grows

Plans are being made and the team is being assembled for the upcoming Capital Campaign and this fall’s stewardship emphasis. Two dates to mark your calendars are:

  • Sunday, October 14th for the Capital Campaign’s Kickoff. Paula Kitt of the Mission Investment Fund will be with us that day to bring the “message” at the worship services and to lead a Q & A Forum in the Hall of Memories between the services.
  • Sunday, November 18th has been set for our Commitment Sunday. There will be one service at 10:00 am as we come and make our commitment for the Campaign and for our 2019 giving for God’s work through Trinity.

Prayer Workshop – Presented by Rev. Brenda Smith

Saturday, October 20th – 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. at Mandarin Lutheran Church, 11900 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32223. Registration information contact: Sue Brown or 904-803-4057. Prayer ministry in congregations can be transformative and renewing as the body of Christ seeks God’s guidance in all decisions and comes together to support and pray for each other. A praying church is a growing church. Come hear more about strengthening prayer practices in your congregation.

October Love Offering

October’s Love Offering will benefit the ELCA Disaster Relief – especially for Hurricane Florence and Indonesia’s Earthquake and Tsunami. Please make your checks payable to Trinity with the notation, “Love Offering”.

Senior Youth Group

Senior Youth will meet this Tuesday, October 9th at 6:00 pm after being rescheduled from last week. They will also meet, Tuesday, October 16th  from 6-8 p.m. for a community service opportunity; Community Prayer Outing. Permission forms are required for this event.  Leader is Sam Bridges or text at 904-366-9696.  Also upcoming is a youth lock-in at St. Andrew Lutheran Church on October 20thPermission forms are also required. 

Trinity’s Annual Honduras Golf Tournament

The Trinity Annual Golf Tournament to support the Honduras Mission trip (2019) is set for Saturday, November 3rd at Bent Creek Golf Course off 103rd Street on the Westside. Golfers of any skill level are welcome. Tee-off is scheduled for 12:30p.m. A cookout will be after golf. Registration forms are available in the church office. Cost is $65.00 a player.

2019 Honduras Mission Trip

The 2019 Honduras Mission Trip week has been set for the week of Saturday, February 23rd through Saturday, March 2, 2019. The initial deposit of $200.00 will be due by October 14th. The total cost for the trip is approximately $1,700.00 per person which is the responsibility of those participating. The church helps through fund raising activities during the fall/winter. If you are interested in being on this upcoming Mission Team, please speak to Dwane Tyson or Pastor Robert.

Takeaway Bible Study

“The Takeaway” meets today at 10:10 a.m. in the fellowship hall to study, in depth, the gospel lesson for that Sunday. A group of great leaders use lessons prepared by Pastor Janis to lead the group in study and discussion. Get your coffee and join in the study of God’s word. Thank you to Kathy Koob and Judy Hassler for leading this morning. There will be no Takeaway for the next two weeks in lieu of the Capital Campaign kick-off on October 14th with a Q & A Forum between services and on October 21st for Capital Campaign/Project Conversation.

Teen Takeaway Bible Study Senior High Youth

You are invited to take part in the “Takeaway Bible Study for Youth” each Sunday morning at 10:10am in the Hall of Memories. Pastor Janis will head the study.

Adult Sunday School

Adult Sunday School has begun its new year, continuing its study of the Book of Revelation with lectures by Dr. Craig Koester, ELCA pastor and theologian at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Our class meets between 9:45 -10:45a.m. each Sunday. Anyone attending reSource worship is always welcome even if you are late; anyone attending Traditional worship is always welcome even if you must leave early. Please join us. For questions, call Joe Molenda at 860-0477.

Thank You Coffee Hosts

Thank you to Linda Culverwell for hosting Coffee Hour today. Michelle Stephens will be hosting Coffee Hour next week.


This Week at Trinity –     Sunday, October 7th – Sunday, October 14th

Church 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.


SUNDAY (10/7)       reSource worship                                                                     9:00 a.m.

                                Adult Sunday School                                                      9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

                                Children’s Sunday School/Discipleship Training                        10:05 a.m.

                                Takeaway/Teen Takeaway                                                        10:05 a.m.

                                Adult Choir                                                                             10:15 a.m.

                                Traditional worship                                                                 11:00 a.m.

MON (10/8)             Quilters                                                                                     9:30 a.m.

                                Choir practice                                                                           6:00 p.m.

M-F (10/8 – 10/12)   Food Pantry                                                                  10:00-12:00 noon

TUESDAY (10/9)    CEW – Yoga                                                                            3:15 p.m.

Youth Group                                                                     6:00-8:00 p.m.

                                Council meeting                                                                       6:30 p.m.

WED (10/10)           Food Pantry                                                                      5:30-7:00 p.m.

THUR (10/11)         CEW – Basketball                                                                     3:15 p.m.

                                Lydia Circle                                                                             7:00 p.m.

SAT (10/13)             HOM – Red Hat (Marlene Strube)                                                          

                                Capital Campaign training                                      9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

SUNDAY (10/14)     reSource worship                                                                    9:00 a.m.

                                Capital Campaign Q & A                                              10:05–10:55 a.m.

                                Adult Choir                                                                             10:15 a.m.

                                Traditional worship                                                                 11:00 a.m.