Trinity Round-Up: May 2014

bookchatTrinity’s book club takes on a classic this month: A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway’s memoir about Paris in the 1920s. We’ll meet on Wednesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Trinity Library to discuss the book. And please join us on Wednesday, June 4, as we welcome our own Karen Loss, author of Trekking Through Cancerland, now available on Amazon.com. The book explores her diagnosis, acceptance, treatment, and how she has lived life fully with God’s help. As you read, you will find moments for tears as well as moments for laughter and joy.Come to the Library at 6:30 p.m. armed with a copy for Karen to sign–and hear her personal story about her determination to fight cancer with vigor and humor. For more information, contact Kathy Maher.

craftsCrafts for a Cause will meet on May 12 and May 26 to work on bears, dolls and pillows for hospital patients, in addition to making gifts for the mission team to take to Heart to Heart orphanage in June. Newcomers are always welcome, no special skills required and materials are provided. Meetings take place on alternating Monday nights in Room 122. For more information, contact Molly Sprouse at 703-356-4896 or mollysprouse@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 4: A Day of Appreciation – This will be a special day for Trinity Church to honor some of our former parishioners whose enduring gifts so positively impact our church life. A light brunch will be served during the Fellowship Time after the 10:30 service. Trinity’s Trustees hope that everyone will join us to celebrate the generous vision of our friends in Christ.

june_9878cAre you or your child graduating from high school or college this year? We’d like to recognize our graduates in an upcoming newsletter and during a Sunday morning worship service. Please send your graduate’s name and school to Harriet at by May 15.

 

Have you liked us on facebook? Are you following us on twitter? Did you know that our mission committee has a blog? We are looking for more interactive ways to use our social media. Do you have any thoughts? Please send us an e-mail at info@umtrinity.org. Don’t forget to invite your friends to be a part of our community… in person on Sunday morning and on our social media.

TypegraphicACMYK-WOWVacation Bible School – August 18 – 22 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) for ages 3 to rising 4th grade. This year’s theme is Workshop of Wonders. Pick up a registration form in the Narthex or visit http://www.umtrinity.org/#/preschool-education/vbs.

RFTC_TeamLogo-2ColorRegister Today! Join our team for the Susan G. Komen 5K in D.C. on May 10 to help fight breast cancer. Can’t join us? Then please consider donating to our team or individuals on our team (http://bit.ly/tumcraceforthecure). Proceeds are used to support local programs dedicated to saving lives and ending breast cancer.

Divorce 101 – Trinity UMC will host a 6-week series of public education seminars called “Divorce 101” to help people contemplating divorce. Co-sponsored by New Beginnings (www.newbeginningsusa.org) and Pastoral Counseling of Northern Virginia (www.pastoralcounselingnv.com), the series will run Wednesdays, May 21 to June 25, 7-9 p.m., in Room 302, for a cost of $10/session or $50 for all 6, payable at the door. Each session will be conducted by prominent attorneys, counselors and financial advisors. Light refreshments will be served. Divorce 101 has been offered three times in Montgomery County, Maryland. This is the first time it will be offered in Virginia. For information or to RSVP, contact Carol Randolph at NewBCarol@verizon.net.