Aleah, Alice Ann, Amy, Andera, Barb, Barbara, Barry, Becky, Bill, Billy, Brooks family, Buddy, Burl, Candy, Carl, Carol, Cathryn, Cathy, Charlie, Cherie, Chris, Darlene, David, Dean, Debbie, Del, Deryl, Diana, Diane, Elizabeth, Eunice, Flo, Frances, Gail & Hal, Gary, Gino family, Irene, Janet, Jean, Jeff, Jeffmander, Jerry, Jim, Joan, Joanne, Joe, John, Joyce, JR, Judy, Julie, June, Kathleen, Layne, Lenny, Leonida, Linda, Lindie, Lisa, LJ, Maddy, M.G., Marciene, Margie, Marilynn, Mariolina, Marvin & Marnie, Matha, Mary Frances, Mary Lou, Matthew, Meg, Merlin, Michelle, Mike, MK, Nancy, Niko, Paul, Paul & Jeannette, Pauline, Peg, Peggy & Bill, Peter, Ray, Richard, Robert, Ron, Rosa, Sandy, Sarkees, Scott, Sean, Sherry, Sue, Susan, Suzanne, Theresa, Tom, Tommy, Tony, Torry, Vanna, Vickeye and Yancey.
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 more than 35 mass shootings* this year.
* 4 or more killed/injured, gunviolencearchive.org
Altar Flowers: To sign up, please visit the notebook outside the chapel or bit.ly/altarflowers2017. The link includes 2018 dates.
Crafts for a Cause: 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 the 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, email@example.com.
Easter flower order forms can be found in several locations: at the ends of the pews in the Sanctuary, on the stand outside the Chapel and online at umtrinity.org/get-involved/easter-flowers. Orders are due March 7 so that the vendor has time to grow enough flowers to beautify our worship spaces on Easter Sunday.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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.
There are two options for signing-up to opt-in:
1) Text the number 81010 with the following message:
2) You can also use a link to sign-up: remind.com/join/messagecode, for example: remind.com/join/jimbible.
This Month’s Collection: Martha’s Table: We are collecting travel-sized toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, soaps, etc.)
Wonderful Wednesday Dinners are served 6-7 p.m. each week. After dinner you are invited to stay for Trinity Trebles (children’s choir), Pastor Sprouse’s Bible Study or fellowship with your church family. This week’s menu: hamburger bar, French fries and salad.
Youth Group, for grades 7-12, has a wonderful schedule to engage teens in their faith journey. Please join us! If you would like more information, please talk to Pastor Keith, email@example.com.
March 4 11:45 a.m. Lent Series with Nila
Youth Choir practice
March 11 11:45 a.m. Lent Series with Keith
March 18 11:45 a.m. Lent Series with Nila
Youth Choir practice
March 25 11:45 a.m. Lent Series with Nila
New meeting time for Youth Group starting today at 11:45 a.m. in Room 403.