News & Updates

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Support the Carty Cupboard Food Pantry

Members of Trinity support the Carty Cupboard Food Pantry, 114 Main Street, Worcester, throughout the year. Items such as cans of hearty soup, canned meals including Chef Boyardee, tuna, and nutritious cereals are always wecomed. Watch the Sunday bulletin for any specific food items requested. Donations may be placed in the shopping cart leading to the hallway to the Nave. Items are received in the grocery cart every Sunday and items collected through the month […]

Faith Formation and Christian Education

Trinity provides many ways for disciples of Jesus to grow in their faith. Please contact a member of the Ministry Staff for more information about any of these programs and how you can participate. CHILDREN’S TIME / During the 10:00 a.m. Eucharist following the reading of the Holy Gospel, children are invited to join Pastor Nathan on the Chancel steps for a Children’s message. Immediately following, during the sermon, hymn of the day, and intercessions, […]

Ethiopian Processional Cross

The Trinity Artwork Team invites you to notice the Ethiopian processional cross displayed next to the lectern and used during the gospel processon on Sundays.  The Artwork Team has made a conscious choice to adorn the cross with a piece of traditional Kente cloth.  Kente cloth has been used in modern times as a symbol of African identity. Historically, Ethiopian monarchs often gifted processional crosses as signs of gratitude. Our hope is that it serves […]

Council hosts Coffee Hour this Sunday, May 19

The Congregational Council hosts Coffee Hour in Jeppson Hall this Sunday following the 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist. The Council hosts Coffee Hours throughout the year to provide an informal opportunity for conversation and sharing between the Council and members of the congregation. Please plan on attending and feel free to talk with Council members at any point throughout the year. Council members wear “Council” tags on their name badges. Council will next host Coffee Hour […]

Christy Fyfe hired as Interim Youth & Family Lay Leader

Former TLC Christian Preschool teacher Christy Fyfe has been hired to an interim position as Trinity’s Youth & Family Lay Leader.  “Miss Christy,” as the children will call her, has over 30 years of experience in preschool education, and is licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a K-2 teacher. Most recently Christy, and her husband Matt, were the lead volunteers for Trinity’s 2024 winter basketball program. The interim position of Youth & Family Lay […]

ELCA Conference of Bishops calls for bilateral cease-fire in Gaza

Statement from the ELCA Conference of Bishops calling for a permanent bilateral cease-fire in Gaza ITASCA, Ill. (March 2, 2024) – The Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is adding its voice to the growing group of faith leaders urgently calling for a permanent bilateral cease-fire in Gaza. We urge President Joe Biden, our legislators, and all who lead and make decisions on behalf of the United States to do […]

Baptism and Confirmation on Sunday, May 12

We give thanks for the Holy Spirit’s work calling, gathering, enlightening and making holy the church and keeping it in faith in Jesus Christ. Specifically, we give thanks that on Sunday, May 12th, at our 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, we will celebrate Holy Baptism, Affirmation of Baptism, and the reception of new members.  Let us pray for Annika who will be baptized, Benjamin who will affirm his baptism (Confirmation), and Mark & Kelly who will […]

Building Use Conversation this Sunday, May 5 at 11:30 a.m.

On Monday, April 29th, the Congregational Council met with a 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization interested in leasing some of the space being vacated by The T.E.C. Schools at the end of June. The Council is excited about the potential partnership and will share information about the organization, the exact space to be used, and the budgetary impact on the congregation at Sunday’s meeting. The Council is also excited that while there will be no change […]

Building Use Conversation on Sunday, May 5

The Congregation Council invites members of Trinity tonversation on Sunday, May 5 at 11:30 a.m. in the Library about the use of the Trinity building by outside community groups. The Council was recently informed that after eight years at Trinity, The T.E.C. Schools has decided not to renew an agreement with Trinity for the upcoming school year and will instead be moving to Congregation Beth Israel, 15 Jamesbury Drive, Worcester beginning in July. In light […]

Sunday Servants Training held April 28 at 11:30am

All current, prospective, and interested assisting ministers, lectors, crucifers, communion servers and ushers for the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Holy Eucharist are invited to attend a “Sunday Servants Training” on Sunday, April 28th at 11:30 a.m. in the Nave. This will be both a refresher for those currently serving and a way for those who are interested in any of these ministries to learn more. Please speak with Pastor Nathan, Cantor Mark, or Worship Ministry Team […]