16 hours ago
A Memorial Day prayer: Almighty God, we give thanks for all those who served and gave their lives serving their country. We commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women of our armed forces at home and abroad. Defend them day by day with your heavenly grace; strengthen them in their trials and temptations; give them courage to face the perils that surround them; and grant them a sense of your abiding presence wherever they may be; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen ... See MoreSee Less
4 days ago
Pentecost Sunday is June 4. We will celebrate the presence of the Holy Spirit in many and various ways.
· We will focus on Global Missions of the ELCA.
· We will celebrate Learning Ministries and the ways the Spirit moves among those who teach and learn at Trinity.
· We will sing hymns from many traditions and nations.
· You are encouraged to wear red, the liturgical color of Pentecost, and to donate a geranium to beautify our worship space. Gift forms for geraniums and world hunger are in the May newsletter, chapel hall and on the counter in the narthex. Gifts and dedications received by May 28 will appear in the bulletin insert.
Remember that the Annual Meeting will follow our single 9:30 AM service. ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
Summer Worship schedule begins Sunday, May 28! Single worship service at 9:30 am in the church. This week, Trinity Deaf will worship together with the hearing congregation. ... See MoreSee Less
6 days ago
How does love, especially God's love, keep us from feeling alone in this world? In John 14:15-21, Jesus promised his disciples that he is not leaving them alone. (Sundays and Seasons, 185) ... See MoreSee Less
Final Noonday Recital: Who's my neighbor? You may be familiar with organists from the Reading area, but how about a neighboring county?
Andrew Lutz-Long, Dean of the Lehigh Valley AGO and organist at Trinity Lutheran, Perkasie, will tickle Trinity's organ ivories. Join us this Wednesday, May 24 at 12:05 PM in the nave for inspiring music followed by refreshments and conversation with the artist. Free-will offering; free parking in the Trinity lot (accessed from 5th Street). ... See MoreSee Less
Summer Worship Begins May 28: Beginning on Sunday, May 28, we begin our summer worship schedule of one service at 9:30 AM in the nave. Trinity Deaf will worship at 9:30 AM in the chapel. Please stay for fellowship after worship in the Hintz Room. ... See MoreSee Less
Jazz Worship: May 21 at 11:00 AM
Please join us for a Sunday of jazz on May 21st with Lars Potteiger and his trio, featuring special guests vocalist Robin Work and bassist Tom Hilliker from the Lancaster area. This service will feature jazz renditions of classic and contemporary hymns with a theme of the Holy Spirit moving and inspiring us in our everyday walk with Christ. The trio will also join the Trinity Choir for a special rendition of “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” We hope that you are able to attend this special service celebrating jazz in worship. (The 8:30 service will meet as usual in the chapel in a more traditional service.) ... See MoreSee Less
A prayer of Julian of Norwich: In you, Father all-mighty, we have our preservation and our bliss. In you, Christ, we have our restoring and our saving. You are our mother, brother, and savior. In you, our Lord the Holy Spirit, is marvelous and plenteous grace. You are our clothing; for love you wrap us and embrace us. You are our maker, our lover, our keeper. Teach us to believe that by your grace all shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well. Amen (Evangelical Lutheran Worship, 87) ... See MoreSee Less
Noonday Recital Tomorrow: May 17 - Danny Bishop, cello: An accomplished solo performer, eighth grader Danny Bishop has numerous accolades and scholarships in his resume. Don't miss this opportunity to hear one of our county's rising stars. Join us at 12:05 PM in the Hintz Room for inspiring music followed by refreshments and conversation with the artists. Free-will offering; free parking in the Trinity lot. ... See MoreSee Less
Summer Day Camp for Kids: June 26-30, 9 AM -3 PM at Allegheny Lutheran Church.
WBMD is working with Bear Creek Camp again to provide a great week of summer day camp to all children in the WBMD who have completed grades K – 5. Transportation can be provided if needed. Cost is just $25 per week. Registration forms are available at Trinity or contact Allegheny Lutheran Church. ... See MoreSee Less