News & Updates

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Reformation/Oktoberfest Celebration – Oct 29th

500th Anniversary of the Reformation Oktoberfest Celebration Trinity Lutheran Church Sunday, October 29, 2017 1 to 4 p.m.   Special appearance by Martin Luther! Brats, sauerkraut, baked beans, sides, pretzels, punch. Bring your favorite brew to enjoy with your feast. Suggested $10 donation per person.   Registration is a MUST by October 23, 2017. Email loret.schur@gmail.com or call (978) 368-8923 to secure your brats, etc. Valpo Alumni and friends are excited to be included in this […]


Muffins To-Go for Houston!

Once a month, starting next week on Sunday, October 22, the youth are going to be selling baked goods or food after the 10am worship. Each month they’ll be selling something different!  Our first sale will be muffins starting at $1 apiece.  Buy one or buy a dozen!  Take ’em home and eat them or pop ’em in the freezer for a day you need them! The proceeds will go towards the cost of the 2018 ELCA Youth […]


2017 Women’s Weekend at Calumet, November 10-12: 

This is one of Calumet’s most popular weekend programs. Take this opportunity to come and join other Women from Trinity and around the NE Synod in getting away for fellowship, faith exploration, relaxation, shopping and some service. Enjoy breakfast buffets, yummy lunches, a delicious dinner and brand new show by Susan Poulin. Our very own Pastor, Susan Nachtigal is the Chaplain and Discussion Leader for this weekend.  The focus of this faith exploration will be […]


Meal Packing Event – “Meals for Puerto Rico” : Saturday, November 18th

Sign-up/Donate in support of Trinity’s “Meals for Puerto Rico” Meal Packing Event: On Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Trinity will be packaging meals to benefit Puerto Rico.  There is a sign-up sheet in the hallway outside of Jeppson Hall for those interested in helping on that day.  Our fundraising goal is at least $3,000 which will help us package 12,000 meals. We are currently halfway to that goal!  To donate, please […]


Preparing for All Saints Sunday: Nov 5th

This month we prepare to remember those in our parish and in our lives who have died in faith and now rest in the Lord. Votive candles and a Book of Life will be placed in the Nave starting Sunday, October 8. You may wish to light a candle in celebration of new life for those whom you have loved. In addition, you may also wish to print the name(s) of those whom you are […]


T.E.C. – Thankful for Our Harmonious Partnership with Trinity Lutheran Church

We are delighted to be back for our second year at Trinity. Students enjoy meeting Pastor Susan who often stops by to check in with us. In this picture, she discussed the importance of being outdoors. We have been taking advantage of the good weather and have engaged in gardening, art and science activities in the church’s yard. Over the past month we have observed our giant cabbages getting bigger and bigger! We are looking […]


TLC Christian Preschool – October Update

During the month of October, we look forward to the cool, crisp mornings that await us.  The weather is not the only thing that is changing; children are growing and growing fast.  At TLC Christian Preschool, we recognize this and plan our annual clothing exchange during the weeks of October 10 through 20. It is a great time for parents to clean out the closets and donate items that your children have outgrown.  We are […]


Hurricane Aid – Lutheran Disaster Response

Lutheran Disaster Response coordinates relief efforts in the United States and around the world devastated by natural and man-made disasters.  It is a ministry of the ELCA and 100% of all funds donated are used directly for relief efforts.  For more info:   http://www.elca.org/Our-Work/Relief-and-Development/Lutheran-Disaster-Response/ Remember, you may place a donation in the offering plate -OR- make a one-time donation to Trinity for Lutheran Disaster Response online through VANCO.  Log on to your account, check “OTHER” and write “Lutheran Disaster […]


Upcoming Youth Trips

Cathedral In the Night: October 22nd We went last year and it was a great experience!  We’ll be worshipping outdoors on the sidewalk and helping serve a meal or interacting with people there (many of whom are experiencing homelessness). Please plan to be at Trinity at 2 p.m. on October 22nd.  We’ll be back by 8:30 p.m.!  Some of the youth from other LIPY churches will be joining us in Northampton. Cradles to Crayons-Saturday, November […]