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

PRAYERS

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: umtrinity.org.

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, mollysprouse@gmail.com.


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 bit.ly/MTVol. Contact Barb Long, bkalong@yahoo.com.

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

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!

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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Bridging God’s Word to Everyday Life: Nov. 12

PRAYERS

Abby, Adam, Alice Ann, Amy, Andrew, Angela, Anne, Annie, Art, Ashley, Ben, Bill, Bobbie, Brian, Carl, Carla, Carol, Carolina, Chavez family, Chuck, Daniel, Dara, Darlene, David, Dean, Dorothy, Doug & Sally, Florian, Fordham family, Frances, Frank, Gene, Gerard, Gerry, Ginger, Gray & Betty, Holly, Janet, John, Julie, Juliet, Katie, Kate, Katherine, Kathie, Kathleen, Ken, Kenny, Kevin, Liam, Lilly, Lincoln, Linda, Liz, LJ, Marcia, Marian, Mark, Martha, Mary, Matt, Max, Meak family, Michael, Michelle, Norma, O’Brien family, Parker, Paul& Jeannette, Paula, Peggy, Phillip, Robert, Ryan family, Sally, Sandy, Sarkees, Scott & Kathy, Steve, Susan, Teddy, Theresa, Thomas, Tommy, Vivian, 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.


 

You are invited to Langley Hall with your favorite potluck dish. Please bring canned beans, 2 lb. bags of rice and peanut butter to be donated to Share, and plan to join us for this delicious feast. Sign-up sheets are in the Fellowship Lobby. Everyone is welcome!
Advent Study

Pastors Jim Sprouse and Eileen Gilmer will each offer an Advent Study this year. Because of Bethlehem, a study by Max Lucado will begin this morning with Pastor Gilmer in Room 302 at 9:30 a.m. The other three sessions will be on Nov. 19, Dec. 3 and 10. 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.

Advent Workshop Meeting

We will have a planning meeting for the Dec. 3 Advent Workshop. All interested volunteers are invited to join us by the couches in the Fellowship Lobby on Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

 

Angel Tree

The Share Angel Tree is in the Fellowship Lobby 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.

Shop Early!
Opening Day Hours: Nov. 24, 12 – 8 p.m

This annual 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.
Crafts for a Cause

Crafts for a Cause is gearing up for the annual Holiday Bazaar, which starts Sun., Nov. 19, 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, mollysprouse@gmail.com.

Name tags

If you need one, please sign up in the Narthex or send to hlatta@umtrinity.org. Next order will be placed Nov. 27!

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!

Poinsettia Orders

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


What are we collecting?

Throughout the year, Trinity Church collects specific items to help those who cannot provide them for themselves and their families. What we are collecting for our monthly drive is always listed in the Sunday bulletin.

This month’s collection

During the months of November and December, we are collecting tuna, rice in 2 lb. bags, cooking oil, canned beans, peanut butter, pasta and sauce, diapers (especially sizes 4-6), baby wipes, baby shampoo, diaper rash cream, toilet paper, paper towels, laundry and dish soap and Safeway/Giant gift cards for Share. Please place your donations in the bins outside the sanctuary and in the Fellowship Building. Please drop off Safeway/Giant gift cards in the church office.

Ongoing Collections

Grocery gift cards—Cards ($10, $20, & $25) are used to help the hungry who visit the church during the week looking for assistance. You may donate a card at anytime by dropping it in the offering plate or bringing it by the office. Some people prefer to write a check to the church and we purchase them in bulk.

We ask that you only bring items that are requested. Other items are likely to be discarded.

 

Bridging God’s Word to Everyday Life: Nov. 5, 2017

You are invited to Langley Hall with your favorite potluck dish. Please bring canned beans, 2 lb. bags of rice or peanut butter to be donated to Share, and plan to join us for this delicious feast. Sign-up sheets are in the Fellowship Lobby. Everyone is welcome!

Advent Workshop Meeting: We will have a planning meeting for the Dec. 3 Advent Workshop. All interested volunteers are invited to join us by the couches in the Fellowship Lobby on Nov. 12 at 9:30 a.m.

Crafts for a Cause is gearing up for the annual Holiday Bazaar, which starts Sun., Nov. 19, 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. 6, 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, mollysprouse@gmail.com.

Child Protection Training: The next in-person training session will be today in Room 301 at 9:30 a.m. To learn more: http://wp.me/p3ZFFv-jk. Contact Suzanne, suzyqrich@yahoo.com, 908-202-4227.

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

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!

Click the graphic to get a 2017 order form.
This annual 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.

What are we collecting?

Throughout the year, Trinity Church collects specific items to help those who cannot provide them for themselves and their families. What we are collecting for our monthly drive is always listed in the Sunday bulletin.

This month’s collection

During the months of November and December, we are collecting tuna, rice in 2 lb. bags, cooking oil, canned beans, peanut butter, pasta and sauce, diapers (especially sizes 4-6), baby wipes, baby shampoo, diaper rash cream, toilet paper, paper towels, laundry and dish soap and Safeway/Giant gift cards for Share. Please place your donations in the bins outside the sanctuary and in the Fellowship Building. Please drop off Safeway/Giant gift cards in the church office.

Ongoing Collections

Aid for Puerto Rico—The Missions Committee is assembling a suitcase of items for Jose Rivera to carry back to Puerto Rico and personally distribute to some in need. If you want to contribute items – please put them in the Missions (Honduras) bin in the Fellowship Lobby by Sunday, November 5. Items requested: AA and D batteries, new power cords (orange), battery powered fans, small LED type flashlights and bug repellent (non-aerosol – wipes preferred).

Grocery gift cards—Cards ($10, $20, & $25) are used to help the hungry who visit the church during the week looking for assistance. You may donate a card at anytime by dropping it in the offering plate or bringing it by the office. Some people prefer to write a check to the church and we purchase them in bulk.

We ask that you only bring items that are requested. Other items are likely to be discarded.

 

Bridging God’s Word to Everyday Life: Oct. 29, 2017

The news, events and announcements for the week of Oct. 29.

Charge Conference: Our annual Charge Conference is Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Building. We’ll discuss our goals and accomplishments for 2017 and 2018 at this meeting and consider the following questions:

  • How will TUMC promote life-long learning?
  • How are disciples learning to self-feed?
  • What are our circles of influence in the community?
  • How does TUMC raise servant leaders.

Child Protection Training: The next in-person training session will be on Sunday, Nov. 5 in Room 301 at 9:30 a.m. To learn more: http://wp.me/p3ZFFv-jk. Contact Suzanne Richards, suzyqrich@yahoo.com, 908-202-4227.

College Care Packages: Today (Oct. 29) we will be packing the care packages at 5 p.m. If you want to contribute snacks, please bring them at 5 p.m.

Crafts for a Cause is gearing up for the annual Holiday Bazaar, which starts Sun., Nov. 19, 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. 6, 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, mollysprouse@gmail.com.

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.

Name tags: We want everyone to have one. If you need one, please sign up in the Narthex or send to hlatta@umtrinity.org. Next order will be placed tomorrow!

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. Click on the link and complete your registration; 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!

Share Fundraiser Concert & Service Fair Tonight (Oct. 29) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Church (2034 Great Falls Street, McLean). The service fair will start at 6 p.m., and the one-hour, free concert will follow at 7 p.m. For more: http://wp.me/p3ZFFv-jI.

Stanton School Science Day: We need volunteers to help with Science Day for 4th and 5th graders at DC’s Stanton Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 6. Volunteers carpool from Trinity at 8 a.m. and return around 2 p.m. Contact Suzanne Hamilton, 703-470-2529,
suzanhamil@aol.com.

You are invited to Langley Hall with your favorite potluck dish. Please bring canned beans, 2 lb. bags of rice and peanut butter to be donated to Share, and plan to join us for this delicious feast. Sign-up sheets are in the Fellowship Lobby. Everyone is welcome!

Town Hall Meetings as part of the follow up to our Next Level Innovation our two scheduled Town Hall Meetings on Sundays, Nov. 5 and 12.

Wednesday Dinners are served 6-7 p.m. each week. After dinner you may stay for Trinity Trebles, Pastor Sprouse’s Bible Study or fellowship with your church family.

What are we collecting?

Throughout the year, Trinity Church collects specific items to help those who cannot provide them for themselves and their families. What we are collecting for our monthly drive is always listed in the Sunday bulletin.

This month’s collection

During the month of October, we are collecting items for Christ House, an inpatient medical facility for homeless men in Adams Morgan in DC. We are collecting new or gently used men’s clothing items (medium – 2XL): sweatpants, undershirts, long-sleeved t-shirts, short-sleeved t-shirts and men’s shoes (Sizes 9 – 13): shower shoes, tennis or other shoes. Please place your donations in the bins outside the sanctuary and in the Fellowship Building.

Ongoing Collections

Aid for Puerto Rico—The Missions Committee is assembling a suitcase of items for Jose Rivera to carry back to Puerto Rico and personally distribute to some in need. If you want to contribute items – please put them in the Missions (Honduras) bin in the Fellowship Lobby by Sunday, November 5. Items requested: AA and D batteries, new power cords (orange), battery powered fans, small LED type flashlights and bug repellent (non-aerosol – wipes preferred).

Grocery gift cards—Cards ($10, $20, & $25) are used to help the hungry who visit the church during the week looking for assistance. You may donate a card at anytime by dropping it in the offering plate or bringing it by the office. Some people prefer to write a check to the church and we purchase them in bulk.

We ask that you only bring items that are requested. Other items are likely to be discarded.