News & Updates

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Tabitha Circle “back-to-School” Scones – August 19th!

Back to school means notebooks, pencils, crayons, scones . . . SCONES? Yes, once again the Tabitha Circle will be selling fresh baked scones to raise money to buy back to school supplies for kids in need. They will be in Jeppson Hall on Sunday morning, August 19, so drop by and pick up scones.  They are a delicious treat and help a worthy cause. They’re also happy to accept any donations of school supplies.

Join Trinity for Worcester Pride 2018 – September 8! 

As part of Trinity’s Reconciling in Christ (RIC) ministry, we will once again participate in the Worcester Pride Parade. The parade assembly begins at Institute Park at 10 a.m. on Saturday September 8 and the actual parade begins at 11 a.m. We will march down Salisbury Street right past Trinity on our way to the Worcester Common. Once again, we will have several marchers but we also need volunteers to watch the parade from “our corner” (Lancaster […]

Worcester County Alzheimer’s Walk:  Sept 23rd

A few weeks prior to Fred Wedemeyer’s death, he asked Merrie Gerber to organize a team of people from Trinity to walk in the upcoming Alzheimer’s walk.  He requested that the team walk under the name of Trinity Lutheran Church. Fred wanted all TLC members who have been, or are currently being affected by one form of dementia or another, to be honored through this walk.  Of course, Merrie told him that she was happy […]

Holy Land Presentations:  Wednesday, Sep 5th @ 7 p.m. & Sunday, Sep 9th @ 11:30 a.m.

Last November, these Trinity members, Dave and Roz Horn, participated in a trip to Israel, Palestine and Jordan sponsored by the New England Synod of the ELCA.  Their group of 23 went well beyond a standard tour of pilgrimage sites to experience firsthand the current political and economic situation in Jerusalem, the West Bank, Galilee and Jordan. In addition to visiting biblical sites and following in the footsteps of Jesus and his disciples, they also […]

Poetry at Trinity – New This Fall

Poetry at Trinity Tuesday, September 18, 7:12p.m.–8:30p.m. (monthly 3rd Tuesdays thereafter) Your Invitation To Join Others (engaging in group discussions of exciting poetry) discovering poetry as a joy (not a chore!) (not a bore!) able to energize, able to empathize; replenishing the vibrancy in daily living, making new connections to ourselves, to neighbors, to nature, to vocation, to spirituality Trinity Lutheran Church, 73 Lancaster, Worcester Doug Behm, facilitator  508-842-2129

California Wildfire Aid with Thrivent

Greetings from Thrivent… Dear Friends of Trinity Lutheran Church: We join you in praying for victims of the devastating California wildfires.   When disaster strikes, Christians are quick to look for ways to help those in need, whether it means lending a hand or making a monetary donation. In addition to relief efforts your church may be involved with, Thrivent members and others can help victims in the following ways: Make a personal donation. The Thrivent Member […]

Transition Update – August 19th!

At its August 13, 2018 meeting, the Congregational Council continued its conversation on ministry staffing options. Various scenarios were presented, with most of the conversation focused on a staffing model of a full time ministry team of Pastor + Cantor + Youth & Family Outreach Minister. The Council discussed how this model was consistent with the reports of the Transition Team and how it might, or might not, meet the needs of the congregation.  The Council also received […]

EMPDC – We Give Thanks!

Thanks to everyone who helped with Elm Park Ministry Day Camp for the past two weeks. Thanks to: our leaders including Jena Hardy, Bob White and BJ Hill; all the counselors from Camp Calumet and the CIT’s.  Thanks to those who donated meals and snacks for the counselors, those who organized the food for the campers, those who donated funds to pay for camper fees and supplies, those who drove campers home each night, those […]

Forever Faithful Campaign

KNEE-HIGH BY THE FOURTH OF JULY  While this adage is an important benchmark for corn crops, it also applies to our Forever Faithful Debt Reduction Campaign.   When we last tallied the pledges and gifts (at the end of June), we had received pledges and gifts totaling $305,300 from 43 of our pledge units.  With an overall objective of raising the $700,000 needed to retire our loan, the gift total to-date satisfies the “knee-high” mark!  Thank […]

Remember – This Sunday is Food Sunday

The food is collected for Carty Cupboard at Wesley Methodist Church.  The essential food items have been chosen to be nutritionally balance and easy to prepare and serve. These items include spaghetti and sauce, ready-to-eat soups, tuna fish, peanut butter and jelly, cereal, rice, canned vegetables, and canned fruit. Assorted baby items are also needed for Cupboard visitors with young infants. Food items may be brought on any Sunday but it is a special focus […]