Abby, Alice, Alice & Chuck, Aleah, Amy, Andrea, Andrew, Annie, Ashley, Barbara, Becky, Bill, Bob & Fran, Bobbie, Brooks, Buddy, Candy, Carla, Carol, Charlie, Chris, Chuck, Daniel, Darlene, David, Dean, Debbie, Deryl, Donald, Eddie, Ella, Eunice, Florian, Frances, Gail & Hal, Gilmer family, Herb, Hilda, Holly, Irene, Jane, Janet, Jean, Jeff, Jeffmander, Jerry, Jim, Joanne, Joe, John, John & Mary, Joni, Jonte, Jose, Josh, Joyce, Julie, Julietta, Kaela, Katherine, Kathy, Keith, Kelly, Ken, Kent family, Lewis, Lilly, Lincoln, M.G., Maddy, Marilyn, Mariolina, Martha, Mary, Mary Frances, Mary Lou, Matt, Matthew, Max, Meg, Melissa, MG, Michelle, Molly & George, Patty, Paul, Paul & Jeannette, Paula, Peggy & Bill, Pete, Reginald, Ron, Sally, Sandy, Sara, Scott & Kathy, Sophia, Soyong, Steve, Susan, Suzanne, Teresa, Tom, Vivian, Yancey and Yvette.
We continue to pray for those seeking employment, college students, travelers, the people of Florida, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, relief workers, those dealing with mental illness, our elected leaders, church committees, military families, immigrants and the people and communities affected by violence.
To sign up, please visit the notebook outside the chapel or bit.ly/altarflowers2017. The link includes 2018 dates.
Celtic Service Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Chapel. Join us for our contemplative worship service accompanied by keyboard and hammered dulcimer.
NEW GROUP: There will be a gathering Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Parsonage to discuss forming a support group for widowed spouses. Casual dress and light refreshments. Anyone interested in joining the group is welcome. Please contact Molly Sprouse for directions.
Crafts for a Cause delivered another 100 knit baby caps to Fair Oaks Hospital recently, along with a big bag of neck pillows, fleece hats and surgery dolls. Another batch of girl’s dresses and dolls is being readied to be sent to Uganda. There is always more work to be done in Room 124, so join the group on alternating Monday nights from 7 to 8:30. Upcoming dates: March 5, March 19 and April 9.
We also have homework projects if you can’t attend the work sessions. Thanks go to Andrea Hager, Alma Powell, Carrie Handler, Nell Gilmore, and the folks at Lewinsville Senior Center and Pimmit Hills Senior Center for completing their homework! For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Ministry Leadership Opportunity: Our Children’s Ministry Team is looking for new leadership to plan fun social events for Trinity’s children. Events in the past have included Easter Egg Hunt, Movie Night, Advent Workshop, etc. If you’d like to know more, please contact Lynda Hensley, email@example.com
Children’s Sunday School Teaching Opportunity: We have wonderful opportunities to shape, influence and disciple children at Trinity. All age groups available. Contact Keith, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Melissa Harris,
Food Pantry Volunteers Needed: Share has added a new food pantry opening on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month between the hours of 10:30 and noon. Volunteers are needed to staff these openings between 10:15 and 12:15. No experience necessary. Anyone interested can contact Chris Wilbur at ShareWishes@gmail.com. Share is located at McLean Baptist Church.
Mission Trip with Charles Wesley UMC: You’re invited to participate in an Appalachian Service Project in Rainelle, WV. The trip to rebuild homes damaged by flooding will be April 25-28. Contact Tylee Smith, 703-356-7126, email@example.com.
Offering Envelopes 2018: Envelopes are in the Narthex to be picked up today!
Online Giving: Fast. Easy. Convenient. GIVE ONLINE: umtrinity.org/give 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!
Text Message Reminders: Trinity United Methodist Church will now offer text message reminders. There are two options for signing-up to opt-in:
1) Text the number 81010 with the following message:
|@jimbible||Pastor Jim’s Bible Study|
|@preileen||Pastor Eileen’s class|
2) You can also use a link to sign-up: remind.com/join/messagecode, for example: remind.com/join/jimbible.
We will be using a free platform (Remind) to send these messages. While designed for schools, this is a platform that is free for nonprofits. When you use the instructions or links above you will be sent an automatic confirmation text asking if you are a Parent, Student or Teacher. Please respond with P for parent.
This Month’s Collection: Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center: We are collecting paper towels, HE laundry detergent, Cheerios and white cake mix. Please place your donations in the bins outside the sanctuary & in the Fellowship Lobby.
Our March collection will benefit Martha’s Table. We will be collecting travel-sized toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, soaps, etc.)