Adults

Stewardship Note – Thank You!

Stewardship Note – Thank You!

Many thanks to you, the members of Trinity, for your generous response to our expressed needs at the end of the year! Details are being assembled for our year-end reports, but we have overcome the financial obstacles we faced thanks to your efforts! Please remember we have another challenging year ahead of us and try […]

Pastor Mike’s Message: “Change”

Pastor Mike’s Message: “Change”

Change. Most of us are not crazy about it, but it is one of the “few constants” in life. Obviously we are in the midst of some changes right now.  Both Pastor Dick Niewoehner and Kate Thome have announced their retirements.  Dick and Kate have served well and faithfully, and we personally will miss their […]

February Newsletter Now Available Online

February Newsletter Now Available Online

February at Trinity brings the SouperBowl of Caring, Lent, flamingos, outreach and saying “Good-Bye” to two members of the Trinity staff. Please read this month’s newsletter to find out how you can support Trinity’s upcoming outreach ministries and also how to be a part of our community during this Lenten season.  Click here to read Trinity’s […]

By January 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Youth

Detroit National Gathering Meeting for Youth – Sunday, February 15th

Detroit National Gathering Meeting for Youth – Sunday, February 15th

Attention National Gathering youth: our first planning meeting will be held on Sunday, February 15th at 12:00 noon (or after the last service).  We will meet in room 209 for lunch and our first session to get ready for the big trip.  I expect the meeting to last until about 2:00 pm.  More information will […]

Valentines Night, Manners and Fun – February 11th

Valentines Night, Manners and Fun – February 11th

Valentine’s Night is returning with an added twist – a manner’s dinner!  Youth groups will gather together on February 11th for an evening of “fine cuisine” as they practice good dining manners and learn about dining etiquette with Gail Fridy. Preschool will meet in their normal spaces; K-3 youth should begin in room 102 off […]

New PA State Law Requires Background Checks

New PA State Law Requires Background Checks

PA State has passed a new law regarding the types of background checks performed on all adult volunteers working with children and youth.  The service we have used in the past, although more thorough than the state system, must be replaced with the following: PA State Criminal Background Check PA State Child Abuse Clearance (Only […]

Children

New PA State Law Requires Background Checks

New PA State Law Requires Background Checks

PA State has passed a new law regarding the types of background checks performed on all adult volunteers working with children and youth.  The service we have used in the past, although more thorough than the state system, must be replaced with the following: PA State Criminal Background Check PA State Child Abuse Clearance (Only […]

Children’s Choir and Preschool BOLD Will Begin at 6:15 in January

Children’s Choir and Preschool BOLD Will Begin at 6:15 in January

Beginning on January 7th and continuing through the remainder of the year, preschool BOLD and Children’s Choir will begin at 6:15 pm each Wednesday.  We’re hoping an extra 15 minutes will help with dinner preparations and give families more time to get everyone to where they need to be. Our new schedule will be: 5:45: […]

By December 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Tween Field Trip to Amazing Grace, Baltimore

Tween Field Trip to Amazing Grace, Baltimore

Our “Storytelling through the Arts” class will be taking a field trip to Amazing Grace Lutheran in Baltimore on Sunday, November 16th.  We’ll be learning how the integration of art into their community has made amazing changes for the people who live and worship there.  We will also enjoy an art-filled worship service with Pastor […]

Small Groups

Mom’s Group Packed 100 Boxes for Operation Christmas Child!

Mom’s Group Packed 100 Boxes for Operation Christmas Child!

The Mom’s group would like to thank everyone who donated items and/or made monetary donations to our small group project, Operation Christmas Child.  Because of the help from our congregation, we were able to pack one hundred boxes again this year. Thank you for the school supplies, toys, socks, soap and washcloths, shipping money, etc. […]

Priscilla Shirer Bible Study Coming in January

Priscilla Shirer Bible Study Coming in January

The Thursday morning women’s bible study group is excited to announce their latest bible study! Historically this group studied various Beth Moore series.  Beginning on January 8th, they will be studying Priscilla Shirer’s “He Speaks to Me: Preparing to Hear from God”. This 7-week session focuses on the story of Samuel and is designed to […]

Timbers Christmas Luncheon featuring the Donegal Rhythm Singers – Dec. 15th

Timbers Christmas Luncheon featuring the Donegal Rhythm Singers – Dec. 15th

All are welcome to join us on December 15th at 11:00am for the annual Timbers Christmas Luncheon. Once again we will be entertained by the very talented Rhythm Singers from Donegal High School. Lunch will be served following the singers performance. This year we will be holding the “Outrageous Christmas Sweater Contest”.  So get that […]

By December 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Missions

Youth Sunday and the Souperbowl – February 1st

Youth Sunday and the Souperbowl – February 1st

Join us at all three services on February 1st as our youth take part in worship and collect non-perishable food items and offerings for the Mount Joy Food Bank. Wear your team’s football jersey and be sure to cast a vote by placing your donations in the soup pots at the back of the sanctuary. […]

Power Packs Project – Donegal Affiliate Update

Power Packs Project – Donegal Affiliate Update

The Donegal Foundation has informed us we are very close to our goal of $4,000 needed to start our program!  Thank you to Trinity for the huge kick-starts with last year’s VBS offering.  There have been additional monetary donations from community residents, the South Lancaster County Chapter of Thrivent, the Donegal Primary PTO, and Florin […]

By January 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Free Clothing Giveaway – The POD Arrives This Week!

Free Clothing Giveaway – The POD Arrives This Week!

The excitement is building as we get closer to our annual event of serving the community. Last year’s event was the largest attended to date and after hearing all of the grateful comments and seeing “standing room only” mouths being fed, we certainly could not say “no” to opening the doors at Trinity. Donations of […]

By January 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Worship

“A Difference…” Sermon

“A Difference…” Sermon

Why? Why did he do that? There was a man, called a prophet, who walked the same path each morning. Many loved him, some hated him. And every day, on his journey, he went by one of those “haters.” A woman who, without fail, would wait for him and throw garbage on him. But rather […]

“Yes, He Loves You” Sermon

Pastor Mike’s Christmas Eve message

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Pastor Mike’s Message – A Time of Reflection

Pastor Mike’s Message – A Time of Reflection

Advent is upon us, a time of reflection leading to our celebration of the arrival of the light—Jesus the Christ. This is always an exciting and wonderful time at Trinity, and this year should be no exception. But it also can be a confusing time with multiple services and some changes in the schedule. So […]