Welcome to Trinity English Lutheran Church! Rooted in the Good News of Jesus Christ, Trinity English provides many and varied ways for everyone to grow in faith, hope and love. Therefore, see what is going on at Trinity English and make yourself at home by taking part in its life and ministry.

Peace and Joy in Jesus Christ,
Pastor Gary M. Erdos

Special Trinity English Links and Updates

CLICK LINKS below to learn more about upcoming events:

Vacation Bible School REGISTRATION FORM.
To Volunteer for Vacation Bible School contact Pastor Fugate at DFugate@TrinityEnglish.org or Mary Ann Parker at MAParker@TrinityEnglish.org or give them a call at 260.426.3424.

Young Adults Grill Out and Fireworks—Join us for food and fellowship on July 4 in the Trinity English parking lot at 450 W. Washington Blvd. and get a view of the fireworks from the Trinity English tower.  Grilling starts at 7:30 p.m., burgers and brats will be provided, bring a side dish to share.   Fireworks start at 10:oo p.m., plan to head up to the tower at around 9:45 p.m.  All ages are welcome!  RSVP to BSloss@TrinityEnglish.org for brats and burgers.  Information about Trinity English tower.

2015 Middle School Mission Trip  |  July 5 to 11, 2015  |  Charleston, West Virginia  |  Follow our journey  |  List of Participants  |  We ask for your prayers for safe travel, for the YouthWorks staff who will lead us, for those from Grace University Lutheran Church in Minneapolis who will serve with us, for those we will meet and serve, and for students and adult chaperones that God will give us the patience, strength, grace, and love that we need to care for one another and for all those God will place in our path on this journey. 

Bell Day—Sunday, July 19, 2015, 9:00 to 9:45 a.m., Exploring Handbells Workshop; and 10:00 a.m., Worship Service with Special Handbell Music.   Curious about the various sounds of handbells and how they are played?  Try them at the workshop at 9:00 a.m.—no music experience needed.  Then, at 10:00 a.m., members of the Trinity English handbell ensembles and those from the workshop desiring to ring, will provide special music at the worship service.  Debut of additional octaves to handbells and chimes.  Invite friends and family!

Mission Trip Sponsorship Opportunity—Our second trip, this year, is for middle and high school students, from July 5-11, 2015, with Charleston, West Virginia, as the destination.  Financial sponsors are still needed to help with the costs if this life changing experiences of faith formation, spiritual growth, and service.  If you would like to invest in our youth by making a financial contribution, simply mark your gift “Mission Trips”.  Contact Pastor Dan Fugate for more information at DFugate@TrinityEnglish.org.  Thank you to those who have already given and to the entire congregation for your support of children, youth, and family ministries at Trinity English.  Please keep us in your prayers as we embark on this journey!

Vacation Bible School—Trinity English’s Vacation Bible School will be held Tuesday, July 28, through Thursday, July 30, 2015, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm each evening, with a family dinner served at 6 pm.  Our theme will be “Outback Rock:  Where Kids Venture into Solid Faith.”  If you would be willing to serve as a leader or helper for Vacation Bible School, please contact Pastor Dan Fugate or Mary Ann Parker.

Kings Island Trip—Friday, July 31, 2015.  Depart from the church parking lot at 8:00 a.m. and return at 11:00 p.m.  Transportation will be by chartered motor coach.  Cost is $40 per person, $35 for those under 48” tall or age 62 or older, and includes transportation and admission to both the amusement and water parks.  This trip is for all ages; everyone is welcome.  To register or for more information, contact Pastor Dan Fugate or Mary Ann Parker.  Contact Pastor Dan for special OSJ pricing.

Evening Prayer will be offered on Sunday, July 12, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer is a reflective way to complement Sunday morning services. If you are not able to be present for morning liturgies, consider attending this peaceful, spoken service, officiated by Pastor Erdos, Senior Pastor.

United Way Day of Caring—Volunteers are needed to assist with the this year’s project on Thursday, July 30.  Contact Janet Altmeyer by phone at 260.426.3424 or send an e-mail to JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org.

The Book Club invites you to check out the 2015-2016 Book Club Reading List.  Take some time this summer to relax and read one or more of these good books.  The Trinity English Book Club meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Library from September through May, accept for December when there is no meeting.   New members are always welcome!

Septemberfest Bingo prizes appropriate for either adults (13 and older) or children (12 and under) are needed.  Drop off your donation(s) at the reception center. Please mark whether prize is for adult or child. Gift certificates always work well and all items must be new . . . ideas include movie tickets; gift certificates from local restaurants and shopping centers; car wash certificates; books to read, stuffed animals, small toys, or activity books for children, etc. Please contact Matt Nietert if you have questions at 260.749.9541 or matt@nietertinsurance.com

Lutheran Disaster Response for Nepal's Area Earthquake—Lutheran Disaster Response brings God’s hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by disasters in the United States and around the world. Click link to LEARN MORE or DONATE NOW to provide assistance to those affected by the Nepal's Area Earthquake.

Are you interested in being a Reader and/or Communion Assistant . . . if so, we invite you to learn more and sign up to serve.

JULY SHARING CARE IN-KINDNESS: Caring Ministries at Trinity English invites you to participate in providing the following items for those with special needs in the community:

      Wash Cloths and Dish Towels for Grace Haven Women's Shelter.
      Powdered Drink Mixes for Wellspring Interfaith Social Services.
      Volunteers for United Way Day of Caring on Thursday, July 30.
      Item for the Homeless for Park Center.  See Shopping List for items most needed.

If you have questions about Sharing Care In-Kindness or to volunteer, contact Janet Altmeyer by phone at 260-426-3424 or send an e-mail to JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org.

    > Thursday/Sunday, July 2/5, 2015
    > Thursday/Sunday, June 25/28, 2015

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Trinity English Virtual Tour Prospective Member Class
Book Club Readers and Communion Assistants
Caring Ministries


Exploring, Experiencing and Expressing Our Faith Through the Arts

Contributions and Giving Trinity English Women of the ELCA
Senior Men
Music Youth and Children's Ministries
Worship Times Prayer Request Form Weekly Scripture Readings


Through Sunday, September 6, 2015

7:00 p.m., Krauss Chapel

8:00 a.m., Krauss Chapel
10:00 a.m., Nave

No Sunday School
during the summer months

4:00 p.m., Nave
2nd Sunday of each
month year-round

September 13, 2015

8:00 a.m., Krauss Chapel
No 9, 10, or 11 a.m.
Services in the Nave

10:30 a.m., Worship Service
Held at Salomon Farm
located at 817 West Dupont
Road, Fort Wayne.
Noon ~ Grand Olde
Country Picnic
Afternoon of Fun
and Relaxation


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The members of the Trinity English Prayer Ministry are called to share your concerns, joys, sorrows and thanksgivings with God through prayer.

Click Here to Submit Your Prayer Requests
View Bible Readings for Week of June 29

Event Calendar
Taking Faith Home

Trinity English Lutheran Church | 450 West Washington Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2916
Phone: (260) 426-3424 | Fax: (260) 426-3427 | Email: trinity@trinityenglish.org

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