Bridging God’s Word to Everyday Life: Nov. 19, 2017


Adam, Alice Ann, Angela, Ann, Annie, Beth, Bobbie, Brian, Carl, David, Debbie, Doug & Sally, Frank, Gail & Hal, Gene, Gerry, Gray & Betty, Jen, Jenn, Joan, Karen, Katie, Kathie, Kathleen, Kenneth, Libbie, Liam, Liz, LJ, Marcia, Mark, Martha, Meak family, Michael, Norma, Parker, Paul& Jeannette, Peggy, Robert, Samuel, Sandy, Scott & Kathy, Theresa, Tony, Tommy, Woody and Yancey.

We continue to pray for those seeking employment, college students, travelers, the people of the Gulf Coast states, California, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Las Vegas, those impacted by natural disasters, rescue workers, those dealing with mental illness, our elected leaders, military families, immigrants and the people and communities affected by violence, including those in New York and Texas.

Sundays, after worship

This annual fund-raising event enables us to buy the supplies for the next year, so your participation is really important! All kinds of homemade foods and crafts for adults, children and pets will be available, all made by Trinity members.


Shop Early!
Opening Day Hours: Nov. 24, 2 – 8 p.m

Our annual children’s event will be Sunday, Dec. 3, 1 – 3 p.m. Please register your children (ages 3-10) so that we may plan enough supplies for an exciting afternoon of activity and discovery. To register, look under Get Involved on our website:

Advent Study

Pastors Jim Sprouse and Eileen Gilmer will each offer an Advent Study this year. Because of Bethlehem, a study by Max Lucado meets with Pastor Gilmer in Room 302 at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Sprouse will lead Down to Earth by Mike Slaughter on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Mondays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning Dec. 3 when the current course of Disciple Fast Track is completed.


Angel Tree

The Share Angel Tree is in the Narthex with gifts tags and requests waiting to be picked up. Please note the instruction sheets also available under the tree. Gifts are due Dec 3.

Crafts for a Cause is opening the annual Holiday Bazaar, today, and continues on Sundays through mid-December after both worship services. This is our sole fund-raising event that enables us to buy the supplies for the next year, so your participation is really important! All kinds of homemade foods and crafts for adults, children and pets will be available, all made by Trinity members.

Meanwhile, we continue to work on comfort items for Fair Oaks Hospital on alternating Monday nights from 7 to 8:30 in Room 124. All adults welcome; instruction provided. Upcoming sessions: Nov. 20, Dec. 4 and Dec. 18.

In addition the pillows, blankets, hats and baby caps we provide each month for Fair Oaks, we also recently delivered 25 fleece blankets to the Linus Project, which provides comfort blankets to local children and teens. In December, we will deliver 50 fleece Christmas stockings and Santa hats to be given to the babies born on or near Christmas. We need help with knitting or crocheting the hats, so if you can help, please contact Molly Sprouse,

Martha’s Table: On Dec. 10, we’ll make 900 sandwiches and trail mix immediately after the 8:30 worship service. Sign-up to shop or deliver: in the Fellowship Lobby or at Contact Barb Long,

Name tags: If you need one, please sign up in the Narthex or send to Next order will be placed Nov. 27!

Online Giving: Fast. Easy. Convenient. GIVE ONLINE: or TEXT TO GIVE: Simply send a text to 703-454-5532 with the amount you would like to contribute; include the dollar sign. Example: $25. You’ll receive a link to register. And then, you will receive a text verification and a receipt via email. For future giving, simply send a text with the amount you wish to give, and it will process automatically! Thanks for your continued support!

Poinsettia Orders: Please find the order form in the pew. Orders are due Nov. 26 so that our supplier has time to provide enough beautiful plants for Trinity’s Sanctuary.

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Trinity United Methodist Church is located in McLean, VA. Our weekly worship services are on Sundays at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and on Wednesdays at noon. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. for children and adults. Children up to 6th grade are also invited to Children's Education during the 10:30 service. Adult Bible Study also occurs on Mondays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Please visit our website for more information.

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