Our Prayer List
Abby, Amy, Andrea, Andrew, Ashley, Barbara, Bill, Bonnie, Carla, Carlos, Carol, Cheryl, Daniel, Darlene, Dave, Ella, Eunice, Florian, Galvin family, Gay, George, Hansen family, Hartman family, Hartsoe family, Herb, Holly, Jane, Jim & Sharon, John, Josh, Julia, Julian, Karen, Ken, Lilly, Lincoln, Lisa, Mark,Matt, McCullough family, Michelle, Minnie, Pat, Paul, Paula, Peggy & Bill, Roseanne, Steve, Susan, Tiki, Virginia, Vivian, Wayne, Yancey, Young, victims of sexual assault and those impacted by natural disasters.
Pastor’s Bible Study
Join Pastor Jim for Bible Study for Gnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas. This video series, also presented by The Ohio State University professor, Dr. David Brakke, will examine the people and texts of the first four centuries A.D. with a shared interest in knowledge (gnōsis, in Greek). Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Mondays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Library. This week: Who Were the Gnostics?
Are you thinking about Trinity or want to find more ways to get involved? During our Discover Trinity classes (Oct. 14 & 21) at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel. You will have a chance to meet with church leaders, as well as find out about what it means to be a United Methodist and member of Trinity Church. Plus, you’ll have a chance to ask questions about Trinity or the greater United Methodist Church. We would love to have you join us for both classes but welcome you, even if for only one. Childcare is available during this time. The nursery (also located in the Fellowship Building) is open for infants and toddlers. Older children are welcome to join us.
Visit umcor.org for ways that you can help those recovering from Hurricanes Florence and Micheal, the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia and other natural disasters.
Sat., Oct. 27: An Evening to Support H2H Children’s Village will feature El Tio’s Tex-Mex, wine & beer, an ice cream bar, silent auction, raffle, and it’s family friendly – childcare provided. You’ll also have a chance to meet H2H teen resident Francisco – his dream is to be a robotics engineer. More information on page 4 of Sunday’s bulletin and at http://umtrinity.org/get-involved/missions.
Nov 9 – 26: Dan & Chris Moore return to The Leadership Center. If you’re interested in joining their team for any or all of the trip, please contact Dan Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Chris Moore, email@example.com.
Jan. 9 – Feb. 5, 2019: Dan & Chris will once again return to The Leadership Center and anyone interested may join them for part or all of the trip.
For more about the trips, please visit: https://wp.me/p3DkoW-gd
Collection Drive for Christ House
Trinity’s Church & Society Committee sponsors monthly collections for local and worldwide ministries. During the month of October, we are collecting items for Christ House, an inpatient medical facility for homeless men in Adams Morgan in DC. Christ House is the only facility of its kind in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area where over 6,000 people experience homelessness every day. We are collecting
New or Gently Used Men’s clothing items (Medium – 2XL):
- long sleeve t-shirts
- short sleeve t-shirts
Men’s shoes (Sizes 9 – 13):
- shower shoes
- tennis or other shoes
Please place donations in the bins outside the sanctuary and in the fellowship building.
Leave your donations in the donation baskets located outside the sanctuary and in the fellowship building.
Crafts for a Cause
Monday, Oct. 22, Crafts will have its regular Monday night session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 124, to work on stockings, pillows, dolls and blankets.
If you can’t attend any of these work sessions, consider our ‘homework” plan of making a loom hat for babies and adults. Information on the LOOM HAT PROJECT is available in the Narthex and the Fellowship Building and at http://bit.ly/tumccrafts. For details, contact Molly Sprouse at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shepherd’s Center Needs Volunteers
Drivers needed to take seniors to and from medical appointments, the pharmacy and grocery store. No specific time commitment is needed. Please call to hear how easy it is to help the Shepherd’s Center, at 703-506-2199 or visit our brand new website at www.scmafc.org.
An Evening to Support H2H Children’s Village
Saturday, October 27
5 – 8 p.m.
The Speidel Home
900 Chinquapin Road, McLean
El Tio’s Tex-Mex, wine & beer, an ice cream bar, family friendly — childcare provided.
Meet H2H teen resident Francisco—his dream is to be a robotics engineer
H2H, a U.S. nonprofit, rescues children from abandonment & abuse in Honduras. H2H is raising 110 children as their own—with unconditional love, care and education.
Raffle Tickets $5 each, $20 for 5
To win a Microsoft Surface Go Tablet
Please pay at http://umtrinity.org/get-involved/missions.
Goals $40,000 for Daily Care and Solar Panels.
Silent Auction items: Redskins tickets, River House vacation, etc.