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:

TASTE OF THE ARTS—Be sure to visit Mitch Rorick and Bob Hobby at the Trinity English booth at Taste of the Arts on Saturday, August 23. It takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Freimann Square.

Splash . . . CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILY LIFE KICK OFF— Sunday, August 24, 10:00 a.m., Worship Service, Nave; with Blessing of Backpacks—Bring your backpack to church as we ask for God’s blessing on a new school year.  Immediately following worship:  games, cool crafts, inflatables, lots of fun!  We will have two food trucks for you to purchase your lunch.  Kids eat free!  For more information . . . contact Pastor Dan  Fugate at DFugate@TrinityEnglish.org or (260) 426-3424.  The whole congregation is invited!

QUILT PROJECT—The next gathering time is Thursday, August 28, from Noon to 4:00 p.m.; make plans to come join in on the fun in Wagenhals Hall.  Direct questions about the WELCA quilt project to Cindy Goshert at (260) 672-3737.

SEPTEMBERFEST 2014—Sunday, September 7:
TICKET ORDERS:
     > Click here for more information and to download pdf copy of ticket order form.

     > Click here to complete on-line ticket order form.
SPONSORSHIPS: 
To help with our goal of a fun and affordable day for everyone, we are seeking individual and company sponsors for this year’s Septemberfest.  To learn more pick up a sponsorship form at the church or download a copy at now at the followin link to Sponsorship Form.

BINGO PRIZES appropriate for either adults (13 and older) or children (12 and under). 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 (e.g. Glenbrook Mall, Jefferson Pointe); car wash certificates; books to read, stuffed animals, small toys, or activity books for children, etc.
VOLUNTEERS to assist with Septemberfest festivities are needed.  Please contact Tim Gibson to learn more and sign up at 260-423-4850 or cell 260-348-1465 or e-mail: timothy.gibson@wfadvisors.com.
BRASS PLAYERS are needed for the Septemberfest Worship Service, if you can help, please contact Bob Hobby at RHobby@TrinityEnglish.org or 426-3424.

WELCA FALL kick-off will be Thursday, September 4, 2014 , 10:30a in the Fireside Room. We will have coffee, conversation, and work together on a project. Following this we will go to lunch at Paula’s on Main Street.

FRIDAYS IN SEPTEMBER—The first concert is set for September 5, from 12:10 to 12:40p, in Wagenhalls Hall.  Dr. Frederick Jackish, former Dean of Wittenberg University’s School of Music and retired nationally known church musician, will offer a lighter side of music with his charming arrangements of popular (oldies”) songs on the piano.  A light lunch will follow the concert.  Click this link to download a pdf file with all the details for each of the Fridays in September.

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS & MENTORS to share God’s Word and God’s love with children.  If you are willing to share your gifts in this way contact Pastor Fugate at (260) 426-3424 or DFugate@TrinityEnglish.org.

STUDY CONNECTION—Individuals interested in mentoring a child during the 2014-15 school year should contact Janet Altmeyer at (260) 426-3424 or JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org.

THE BOOK CLUB will meet on Thursday, September 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the Library to discuss Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard (2012), with host:  Diann Cartwright.  True tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of President James A. Garfield, nominated and elected against his will.  Click this link to view the 2014-2015 reading list.

MINISTRY FAIR—Sunday, September 14, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Seeds of Faith Gathering Area.  Learn about each Trinity English area of ministry and find exciting ways to become a part of changing the world through Jesus.

FALL WORSHIP SCHEDULE BEGINS SOON . . .
SEPTEMBERFEST WEEKEND . . .
Thursday, September 4:
     7:00 p.m., Krauss Chapel
Sunday, September 7:
     8:00 a.m., Krauss Chapel
     10:30 a.m., Salomon Farm
     No 9, 10, or 11 a.m. services in the Nave on 09/07

FALL SCHEDULE Beginning . . .
September 11—Thursdays:
     7:00 p.m., Krauss Chapel
September 14—Sundays:
     8:00 a.m., Krauss Chapel
     9:00 a.m., Nave
     11:00 a.m., Nave
     9 and 11 a.m., Sunday School

SLOSS WORSHIP SERVICE OF ORDINATION AND INSTALLATIONThe Service of Holy Communion with The Rite of Ordination and Installation of Benajmin Joseph Sloss to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament held on Sunday, August 17, 2014, was recorded and can be viewed by clicking on the following links (due to length it is in two parts):  Part I-Ordination and Installation and Part II Ordination and Installation.  Click on this link to download a pdf copy of the worship bulletin.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERFAITH BUILD for Thoo Lay, Aye Wah, and their family . . . Project begins with ground breaking on September 6, 2014, and runs that day from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and continues for approximately six weeks.  Additonal build dates for this project are set for:  September 9 to 12, 15 to 19, and 23- to 27.  The site is located at 4308 West Cook Road; Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Approximately 19 volunteer builders are needed (able-bodied persons age 18 and older).  Also seeking volunteers to offer up prayers and make lunches (all ages).  Click this link to sign up to volunteer.  One more opportunity to join with our members and neighbors to change the world through Jesus.  Questions, contact Janet Altmeyer at (260) 426-3424 or JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org.

AUGUST 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:

      Dish Soap for Wellspring Interfaith Social Services.
      Men's Socks for Blue Jacket, Inc.
      School Supplies for for Levan Scott Academy our Study Connection Partner—use the Fort Wayne Community Schools list by clicking the school supplies link for a complete list.

Drop off items on the east side of the Seeds of Faith Gathering Area. 
Questions, contact Janet Altmeyer at (260) 426-3424 or JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org.


MISSIONARY NEWSLETTER
Click lnk to newsletter from Timothy & Mari McKenzie ELCA missionaries to Japan supported by Trinity English.

TINCAPS TICKET ORDERS available for pick-up Sunday, August 10, through Friday, August 29.

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS' INSERT
    > Thursday/Sunday, August 21/24, 2014
    > Thursday/Sunday, August 14/17, 2014

READ THE CURRENT ISSUE of the Parish Visitor newsletter. Sign up to receive the Parish Visitor via email and other important information electronically from Trinity English: click here .

ANNUAL REPORTClick link to download report for 2013-2014.

OPPORTUNITIES for Worship, Education, Service AT TRINITY ENGLISH:  If you have questions and would like more information, please call 260-426-3424 or e-mail TrinityEnglish@TrinityEnglish.org.

Adult Education Prospective Member Class
Book Club Senior Men
Caring Ministries

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Exploring, Experiencing and Expressing Our Faith Through the Arts

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

SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Through Sunday, August 31

THURSDAYS
 7:00 p.m., Krauss Chapel

SUNDAYS

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

Summer Sunday School
10:00 a.m.
for preschool students



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


FALL WORSHIP SCHEDULE BEGINS SOON . . .
SEPTEMBERFEST WEEKEND . . .
Thursday, September 4:
     7:00 p.m., Krauss Chapel
Sunday, September 7:
     8:00 a.m., Krauss Chapel
     10:30 a.m., Salomon Farm
     No 9, 10, or 11 a.m. services in the Nave on 09/07

FALL SCHEDULE Beginning . . .
September 11—Thursdays:
     7:00 p.m., Krauss Chapel
September 14—Sundays:
     8:00 a.m., Krauss Chapel
     9:00 a.m., Nave
     11:00 a.m., Nave
     9 and 11 a.m., Sunday School
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