News & Updates

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The Giving Tree for the Lutheran Home:  Sunday, December 17 – 1:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

A cross-generational event for all ages!  Come at 1:15 p.m. to practice some carols to sing at the Lutheran Home as gifts are distributed to the residents during their 2:30 p.m. Sunday Eucharist.  Look for the tree in Jeppson Hall that is coming soon!   The Giving Tree – Bring Joy to Someone  this Christmas Season! Please help Trinity in service and ministry to the residents of the Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center.  Bring warmth & […]

Welcome to Our New Staff Member

Welcome to Our New Staff Member:  We welcome Worcester resident Joshua Smaltz as Trinity’s new weekend custodian! Josh will work on Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Please say hi and give Josh a warm Trinity welcome!  

Collecting Coins for Chickens!

Between now and Christmas the Sunday School is collecting coins to buy chickens through the ELCA’s Good Gifts Program.  If you wish to help, please place your coins in the “chicken bank” in the hallway.

Transition Notes – 12/17/17

Transition Team appointed … At its December Council Meeting, the Congregational Council voted to ask Trinity’s Forward Leadership Team to facilitate and guide congregational conversation around matters of staffing and vision.  Included in this conversation will be “Why?” questions Pastor Sara Anderson, Associate to Bishop Jim Hazelwood, asked of us on Sunday, December 10:  “Why do we do what we do?”  If you have questions, or for more info, please contact Mary Tarquinio (   […]

RSVP for the Celebration/Farewell Party for Pastor Susan & Jim to be held on Sunday, January 7.  

Please RSVP to Ed Menard by phone at 774-239-8130  or email at   On that day, there will be one liturgy at 10 a.m. followed by a social hour preceding  brunch at 1:00 p.m. in Jeppson Hall. Also, please watch for a letter sent out on Thursday, Dec. 7 with  more information about making a gift to the Restoring+Renewing+Rejoicing Capital Campaign in celebration and thanksgiving for the Nachtigal’s ministry among us.  If you have any […]

Annual Meeting / Information Sessions

The Annual Meeting of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church will take place on Sunday, January 28, 2018, immediately following the 10 a.m. liturgy.  (Please Note: There will be one liturgy that day, at 10 a.m.)  In the event of inclement weather, the “snow date” for the Annual Meeting will be Sunday, February 4, 2018.  The agenda will include election of the 2018 Nominating Committee; Election of Congregation Council Members; discussion and action on the 2018 budget.  […]

Building Manager Jeff Heath last’s day will be Sunday, December 31st.

Another important transition in the life of Trinity Church is the resignation of Jeff Heath as Building Manager in preparation for his move to Maine in 2018 to be near grandchildren.   We give thanks for the Jeff’s faithful service and stewardship of the complex and grounds over the past three years.  The Personnel Committee has finalized a job description and is seeking candidates to interview to begin as soon as possible.  If you know of […]

TV Ministry Broadcast for Christmas Day

The Christmas Eve 11 p.m. candlelight liturgy, including the musical prelude beginning at 10:30pm, will be broadcast on Worcester Channel 193 (Charter) at 10:30 a.m. on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25. 


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! On Saturday morning, December 9, TLC Christian Preschool enjoyed their Christmas Family Event. The children arrived with their families full of excitement and anticipation, a few with some trepidation. When it came time to sing their songs on the stage in Jeppson Hall, they all shined. Any nervousness they may have had quickly disappeared and was replaced with sheer joy.   When they finished their songs, the […]

Winter coats, hats, gloves, and scarves needed

The Rebekah Circle, along with Katherine Duffy, are again collecting winter clothing for the homeless to be given to Concordia Lutheran Church to distribute. Please bring your lightly used winter clothing for this purpose and put them in a designated area in the hallway outside Jepson Hall.