Sunday Worship 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Sunday mornings are when we gather together as God's family to worship and receive the gifts God gives to us. Both of our services are full of people young and old, new to the faith and those who have come regularly for years. Both services include liturgy from The Lutheran Service Book.
Wednesday Communion Service 1 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Wednesdays. In addition to our Sunday services, Pastor Peter also offers a special communion service for those individuals who are more at risk/unable to attend on Sundays and desire to receive the sacrament.
Ash Wednesday Service 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 14
Lenten Midweek Services 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. February 21st - March 20th. Come as early as 5:30 p.m. for our Lenten Soup Supper and fellowship prior to service.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Trinity offers bible study classes for all ages! Using the Gospel Project curriculum, we offer drop-in Sunday School classes for Children Preschool through 2nd Grade and 3rd-5th Grade, Youth Groups with Bible Study classes for Junior High Kids 6th-8th Grade and Senior High Kids 9th-12th Grade and an Adult Bible Study with take home devotions to carry you through the week. In the summer months, children of all ages enjoy Sunday school together with different stories, activities, games and fun every week.
Ladies Bible Study 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Tuesdays, all ladies welcome. Led by Pastor Peter and Sue Kemler. Past topics have included women of the Bible, the names of Jesus, and end times.
Old Testament Ladies Bible Study 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Wednesdays, all ladies welcome to this in-depth study the Old Testament books led by Family Life Director, Vicki Ribar.
Men's Bible Study at 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, all men are welcome!
Young at Heart 12 p.m. - 2 p.m., on the 3rd Thursdays If you're young at heart, or turning 30 for the seventh time, come join Young at Heart for an afternoon of good Christian fun! Seniors gather at Trinity for a shared potluck lunch and to play games like euchre, Yahtzee, dominoes and more. Bring a dish to pass and join in for fellowship!
Dads' Meet Ups 9:45 a.m. on the 1st Sundays Dad meet up for encouragement, Christian learning and fellowship with other dads. Childcare is provided in the Nursery as needed, along with Sunday School for 4 years and up. Next Dads' is: March 3rd
Moms' Meet Ups 9:45 a.m. on the 2nd Sundays Moms meet up for encouragement, Christian learning and fellowship with other moms. Childcare is provided in the Nursery as needed, along with Sunday School for 4 years and up. Next Moms' is: March 10th
Friday Night Fires June through September A chance for Trinity to fellowship, play outdoor games and cook s'mores, and hotdogs over the campfire together. Cider Mill Competition with three new cider mill destinations to add to the competition. Join Trinity for a Community Event each summer month for our Friday Fires and activities. 2024 Dates: June 28th, July 19th, August TBD, September 27th
Trinity's Confirmation Program: To have your youth confirmed at Trinity, you choose which year, any grade 6th through 12th which works best for your family and when you and your child are ready to proceed through the next step of your child's faith formation. This program is designed for at least one consistent parent/guardian at home to teach and guide the youth through the Confirmation workbook, 30 Lesson Catechism Study Workbook's completing one lesson each week for an entire school year from September until confirmation in May. Also you and your child are expected to attend worship regularly, participate in youth group events, a confirmation retreat and semi-monthly meet ups with other families in the program. If you have any questions regarding this program, email firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
Other Ministry Opportunities
Franklin Avenue Diner 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays. In partnership with 17 congregations, every 7-8 weeks, Trinity's congregation is signed up as one of three churches to help serve dinner at the Mission in Flint. Be a server or help clean up any time it's Trinity's turn. Click here to volunteer.
Vacation Bible School Calling all kids 3 years old through 5th grade. Trinity Lutheran Church is committed to serving our community and sharing the love of Jesus! There will be lots of fun, games, crafts and more. Join us, June 17 - 20, 2024 to Celebrate The Savior!
From the Michigan District:
ELDER TRAINING WORKSHOP
February 17 | Coloma
Pastors and their elders are invited to the one-day workshop "Extending the Shepherd's Reach: Spiritual Care in the Congregation" taking place February 17 at Salem, Coloma. For more information and to register, click here.
THE HYMNAL PROJECT AT THE LUTHERAN HOUR
The Lutheran Hour is going to feature the Hymnal Project recording of When I Survey the Wondrous Cross, sung by the combined choirs of Valley Lutheran High School and Concordia University Ann Arbor. The airing will take place February 18. To find the broadcast of the Lutheran Hour show in your area, click here.
CHRIST-CENTERED CARE MINISTRY CONFERENCE
February 24 | Frankenmuth
Join us in Frankenmuth to learn how to start, maintain, and/or move forward in caring for others in Christ-centered practices. All parish nurses, pastors, and other interested parties are invited. Click here to register.
February 24 | Bloomfield Hills
You are invited to attend a Men's Conference, featuring FLAME, on Saturday, February 24, at Cross of Christ, Bloomfield Hills to learn, enjoy fellowship, and grow into the men God is calling us to be. All men (ages 12+) are welcome. For more information, click here.
ELLI'S HOUSE OUTREACH NEEDS CLOTHING
Elli’s House, an outreach to victims of human trafficking in Detroit, is in high need of gently used womens’ warm winter coats, as well as gloves and hats. To arrange for drop off, contact the ministry here. Additionally, you can purchase snacks, hygiene items or Uber gift cards for the ministry through their Amazon wishlist; items you purchase are mailed directly to them.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND REAL MINISTRY
April 9 | six-week course online
Concordia University Wisconsin-Ann Arbor (CUWAA) and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (CSL) are offering a six-week online continuing education course aiming to provide a comprehensive overview of AI and its potential implications in ministry. Fee is $99 and includes one CEU. For more information and to register, click here.
GIRLS OF GRACE CONCERT
April 13-14 | Frankenmuth
The St. Lorenz Girls of Grace Dance Ministry is excited to announce their annual concert, Always Only Jesus, based on Hebrews 13:8, which says, "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever." The concert will take place at the St. Lorenz Worship and Event center. Tickets are $10 and can be bought here or by calling the church at 989.652.6141.
IN HIS IMAGE CONFERENCE
April 15-16 | St. Louis, Mo. & virtual
Three different tracks--clergy, laity, educator/church worker--will be offered at this conference featuring Rev. Dave Fleming, Dr. Beverly Yahnke, and Rev. Matthew Wurm. Attend in person or virtually. Click here for more information.
April 28 | Fowler
Dr. Roni Grad, Board member and secretary for Lutherans For Life and Life Coordinator will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Grad will give two presentations, and Rev. Paul Clark, LFL-Michigan President will give an update on current state of affairs, especially in Michigan. The event is free. For more information or to RSVP, contact Pastor Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or 517.420.4826 by April 14.
THE LUTHERAN CHORALAIRES ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT
May 18 | Livonia
Save the date for the annual spring concert of the Lutheran Choralaires to take place at Christ Our Savior, Livonia on May 18 at 4 p.m.
CALVARY'S 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
May 18 | Lincoln Park
You are invited to the 100th anniversary celebration of Calvary, Lincoln Park on Saturday, May 18. Worship is at 5 p.m. followed by a reception. Tickets for the meal are $30/person and must be reserved by April 27. Mail payment and information to Calvary Lutheran Church; 3320 Electric Ave; Lincoln Park MI 48146.
LUTHERAN SUMMER MUSIC
Introducing two FREE compositions from Lutheran Summer Music by Anne Krentz Organ: Holy Manna, for solo instrument with keyboard accompaniment, and Be Thankful, for SATB chorus, descant, keyboard accompaniment, optional: assembly, and handbells. Free sheet music can be downloaded here.
For other Congregational Events: https://michigandistrict.org/enewsevents/
Sunday Service Opportunities:
If you are interested in any Service Opportunities: Music Ministry, Ushering, Lay Reading, Tech Ministry, Kids & Youth Ministry, Acolyting, Altar Guild and would like to learn more/get involved, please contact our office by email: email@example.com or by phone: (810) 629-7861. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Altar Guild: Offers opportunities for women and men to help care for the Altar and other ceremonial aspects of Church services. You will be a part of a team of two or three and scheduled to service once a month or so. Being assigned to a team allows for vacation coverage or other time off needs. Experienced team members answer questions and mentor new members.
Tech Ministry: Looking for interested persons who would like to help reach our members not in services and our community abroad by running our live stream services, the cameras and more every few weeks. Once you see the inner-ways, it will be easy to help! Also, consider volunteering to help with the projection screens, projecting the order of service on the big screens during our 11 o clock service.
Acolytes: Anyone grades 4th-8th grade can be an acolyte and light the candles for Sunday services! If your child is interested, choose dates that fit your schedule! We recommend one service every four to eight weeks. Contact the office, or Pastor or Vicki on Sundays to get set up with an Elder for a quick training! You only need to arrive 15-20 minutes before service to acolyte! Sign up at: https://tinyurl.com/TLCAcolytes
Coffee Hour Ministry: We love coffee and we want it to taste good. We host a coffee hour on Sundays, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., between church services with coffee and snacks made available by donations to encourage fellowship here at Trinity. Join our Coffee Hour Team by signing up here to host Coffee Hour. Family Life Director, Vicki leads the coffee team, and would love to teach you the coffee basics!