Worship Schedule


  • Sun
    05
    Feb
    2023

    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 on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. Due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19, attendees are urged to wear face-masks, but there is no requirement. This worship 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 the Martyrs of Japan, 1597

    Isaiah 58:1-12 The fast that God chooses

    1 Corinthians 2:1-16 God’s wisdom revealed through the Spirit

    Matthew 5:13-20 The teaching of Christ: salt and light

    Psalmody: Psalm 112:1-10 Light shines in the darkness for the upright

    Hymn of the Day: ELW Hymn 532, Gather Us In, GATHER US IN

    We cannot live without salt or light. In the gospel for this coming Sunday, Christians are called to be like salt and light for others. Come to worship, to enter once again in the light of the baptized assembly, to hear the word, and to share in the meal of forgiveness.

  • Sun
    12
    Feb
    2023

    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 on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. Due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19, attendees are urged to wear face-masks, but there is no requirement. This worship 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 30:15-20 Choose life

    1 Corinthians 3:1-9 God gives the growth

    Matthew 5:21-37 The teaching of Christ: forgiveness

    Psalmody: Psalm 119:1-8 Happy are they who follow the teaching of the LORD

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

    Much of the New Testament is a commentary on the Old Testament, in the light of Christ. The gospel for this coming Sunday is an example of this, as Matthew quotes Jesus discussing several of the Ten Commandments. Come to worship, to hear these words, to pray for strength to live God’s ways, and to share in the meal of forgiveness.

  • Sun
    19
    Feb
    2023

    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 on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. Due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19, attendees are urged to wear face-masks, but there is no requirement. This worship 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

    Exodus 24:12-18 Moses enters the cloud of God’s glory

    2 Peter 1:16-21 Shining with the glory of God

    Matthew 17:1-9 Christ revealed as God’s beloved Son

    Psalmody: Psalm 2, You are my son; this day have I begotten you.

    Hymn of the Day: ACS Hymn 917, Dazzling Presence on the Mountain, WAVERLY

    This coming Sunday we conclude the time after Epiphany by celebrating the Transfiguration of our Lord, when Jesus went up a mountain and showed himself to be divine. Then next Wednesday we observe Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, as Jesus walks up another mountain and shows himself to be human. Come to worship, to praise this Jesus Christ, to hear him speak, and to partake of his body.

  • Sun
    26
    Feb
    2023

    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 on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. in Christ Chapel and at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave. Due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19, attendees are urged to wear face-masks, but there is no requirement. This worship 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

    Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 Eating of the tree of knowledge

    Romans 5:12-19 Death came, life comes

    Matthew 4:1-11 The temptation of Jesus

    Psalmody: Psalm 32 Mercy embraces those who trust in the LORD

    Hymn of the Day: ACS Hymn 922, When We Are Tested, SLANE

    Each year on the first Sunday in Lent we hear about Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness, and we pray that we may be able to resist the temptations that come to us here and now. Come to worship, to receive the Spirit’s strength to live in light of your baptism.