Worship Schedule


  • Sun
    21
    Jul
    2024

    We invite you to worship with us either in-person or online.

    LIVESTREAM video available at www.vimeo.com/trinityworcester

    Holy Eucharist is offered at Trinity Church this Sunday at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. The 10:00 a.m. service is also available to watch and hear online via our Vimeo channel or through our congregational website.

    Lutherans teach and confess that Christ is present in the assembly gathered around the proclaimed Word of God, in the water and the Word of Holy Baptism, and in the shared meal of bread and wine at Holy Communion.

    BIBLE READINGS, PSALM & SONG, & THEMES

    Jeremiah 23:1-6 A righteous shepherd for Israel

    Ephesians 2:11-22 Reconciled to God through Christ

    Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Christ healing the multitudes

    Psalmody: Psalm 23 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not be in want

    Hymn of the Day: ELW Hymn 611, I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say, KINGSFOLD

    The Bible describes us as being like sheep who need a shepherd. Come to worship to meet the Shepherd who, with endless compassion, teaches, heals, and feeds us.

  • Sun
    28
    Jul
    2024

    We invite you to worship with us either in-person or online.

    LIVESTREAM video available at www.vimeo.com/trinityworcester

    Holy Eucharist is offered at Trinity Church this Sunday at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. The 10:00 a.m. service is also available to watch and hear online via our Vimeo channel or through our congregational website.

    Lutherans teach and confess that Christ is present in the assembly gathered around the proclaimed Word of God, in the water and the Word of Holy Baptism, and in the shared meal of bread and wine at Holy Communion.

    BIBLE READINGS, PSALM & SONG, & THEMES

    Commemoration of Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Frederic Handel, and Heinrich Schütz, musicians

    2 Kings 4:42-44 Elisha feeds a hundred people

    Ephesians 3:14-21 Prayer to Christ

    John 6:1-21 Jesus feeds 5000

    Psalmody: Psalm 145:10-18 You open wide you hand and satisfy the desire of every living thing

    Hymn of the Day: ELW Hymn 966, Loaves Were Broken, Words Were Spoken, JOYOUS LIGHT

    For the next five Sundays, our gospel readings come from John, rather than from Mark. The Gospel of Mark was the earliest gospel written, about 70 ce, and the Gospel of John the last, about 100 ce. All five weeks will focus on Jesus as the bread of life. Come to worship, to hear and to eat.

  • Sun
    04
    Aug
    2024

    We invite you to worship with us either in-person or online.

    LIVESTREAM video available at www.vimeo.com/trinityworcester

    Holy Eucharist is offered at Trinity Church this Sunday at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. The 10:00 a.m. service is also available to watch and hear online via our Vimeo channel or through our congregational website.

    Lutherans teach and confess that Christ is present in the assembly gathered around the proclaimed Word of God, in the water and the Word of Holy Baptism, and in the shared meal of bread and wine at Holy Communion.

    BIBLE READINGS, PSALM & SONG, & THEMES

    Commemoration of Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Frederic Handel, and Heinrich Schütz, musicians

    Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15 Manna in the wilderness

    Ephesians 4:1-16 Maintain the unity of the faith

    John 6:24-35 Christ, the bread of life

    Psalmody: Psalm 78:23-29 God rained down manna from heaven so mortals are the bread of angels

    Hymn of the Day: ELW Hymn 461, All Who Hunger, Gather Gladly, HOLY MANNA

    This coming Sunday the gospel reading likens Christ to the manna that God miraculously sent to the nomadic Israelites. Come to worship to eat this bread; welcome Christ into your heart. Jesus promises that filled with him, we will never again hunger.

  • Sun
    11
    Aug
    2024

    We invite you to worship with us either in-person or online.

    LIVESTREAM video available at www.vimeo.com/trinityworcester

    Holy Eucharist is offered at Trinity Church this Sunday at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. This service is also available to watch and hear online via our Vimeo channel or through our congregational website. Morning Prayer is offered this Sunday at 8:00 a.m. in the air-conditioned Christ Chapel.

    Lutherans teach and confess that Christ is present in the assembly gathered around the proclaimed Word of God, in the water and the Word of Holy Baptism, and in the shared meal of bread and wine at Holy Communion.

    BIBLE READINGS, PSALM & SONG, & THEMES

    Commemoration of Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Frederic Handel, and Heinrich Schütz, musicians

    1 Kings 19:4-8 Elijah given bread for his journey

    Ephesians 4:25—5:2 Put away evil, live in love

    John 6:35, 41-51 Christ, the bread of life

    Psalmody: Psalm 34:1-8 Taste and see that the LORD is good

    Hymn of the Day: ELW Hymn 542, O Living Bread form Heaven, AURELIA

    This Sunday the gospel reading from John 6 contrasts death with life, a life that comes from eating Christ, the bread of life. Come to worship to receive Christ and so, John says, never be hungry again.

  • Sun
    18
    Aug
    2024

    We invite you to worship with us either in-person or online.

    LIVESTREAM video available at www.vimeo.com/trinityworcester

    Holy Eucharist is offered at Trinity Church this Sunday at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. The 10:00 a.m. service is also available to watch and hear online via our Vimeo channel or through our congregational website.

    Lutherans teach and confess that Christ is present in the assembly gathered around the proclaimed Word of God, in the water and the Word of Holy Baptism, and in the shared meal of bread and wine at Holy Communion.

    BIBLE READINGS, PSALM & SONG, & THEMES

    Proverbs 9:1-6 Invited to dine at wisdom’s feast

    Ephesians 5:15-20 Filled with the Spirit

    John 6:51-58 Christ, the true food and drink

    Psalmody: Psalm 34:9-14 Those who seek the LORD lack nothing that is good

    Hymn of the Day: ELW Hymn 518, We Eat the Bread of Teaching, WISDOM’S FEAST

    On this coming Sunday, the gospel reading from John 6 speaks in graphic language about eating Christ’s flesh and drinking his blood. But we aren’t cannibals. Come to worship, and discover how we can receive the meaning of these words.

  • Sun
    25
    Aug
    2024

    We invite you to worship with us either in-person or online.

    LIVESTREAM video available at www.vimeo.com/trinityworcester

    Holy Eucharist is offered at Trinity Church this Sunday at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. The 10:00 a.m. service is also available to watch and hear online via our Vimeo channel or through our congregational website.

    Lutherans teach and confess that Christ is present in the assembly gathered around the proclaimed Word of God, in the water and the Word of Holy Baptism, and in the shared meal of bread and wine at Holy Communion.

    BIBLE READINGS, PSALM & SONG, & THEMES

    Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 Serve the Lord

    Ephesians 6:10-20 Put on the armor of God

    John 6:56-69 The bread of eternal life

    Psalm 34: 15-22 The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous

    Hymn of the Day: ELW Hymn 514, O Word of God Incarnate, MUNICH

    On this coming Sunday, we conclude the reading of John 6. Do we find Jesus’ teaching too difficult, or can we be led to believe? Come to worship, to receive the words of eternal life and to eat the bread from heaven.

  • Sun
    01
    Sep
    2024

    We invite you to worship with us either in-person or online.

    LIVESTREAM video available at www.vimeo.com/trinityworcester

    Holy Eucharist is offered at Trinity Church this Sunday at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. The 10:00 a.m. service is also available to watch and hear online via our Vimeo channel or through our congregational website.

    Lutherans teach and confess that Christ is present in the assembly gathered around the proclaimed Word of God, in the water and the Word of Holy Baptism, and in the shared meal of bread and wine at Holy Communion.

    BIBLE READINGS, PSALM & SONG, & THEMES

    Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 God’s law: sign of a great nation

    James 1:17-27 Be doers of the word

    Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Authentic religion

    Psalmody: Psalm 15 LORD, who may dwell in your tabernacle

    Hymn of the Day: ELW Hymn 806, O God, My Faithful God, WAS FRAG ICH NACH DER WELT

    This coming Sunday we are back to the Gospel of Mark, and a conversation with Jesus about dirty hands and soiled hearts. Come to worship, and be cleansed.