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Annual Meeting—The Annual Meeting of the congregation will be held on Sunday, May 31, following the 10:00 a.m. worship service in Wagenhals Hall. Learn about all that is taking place at Trinity English and elect Church Council members. Special thanks to those going off the Church Council: Marcie Habel—Dramatic and Performing Arts, Todd Menor—Communications, Mary Lou Thomas—Trinity English Women and Senior Men, and Cathy Waggoner— Worship and Music. Our appreciation to those willing to serve a three-year term on the Church Council: Sondra Blankenhorn-Cook (incumbent)—Children’s Ministies, Aaron Dohring—Communications, Gale Eller—Dramatic and Performing Arts, Dave Fisher—Worship and Music, Phyllis Thompson—Trinity English Women and Senior Men, and Gary Willke (incumbent)—Stewardship and Development.
Young Adult Coffee Hour—Young adults between the ages of 18 and 35 are invited to stop by on the last Saturday of each month at a different local coffee shop. Stop by to talk about God, life, student loans, or just to have Pastor Ben buy you a coffee. The May coffee hour will be held at The Friendly Fox at 4001 South Wayne Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, May 30.
Let’s play some softball! If you are interested in joining and playing on the Trinity English co-ed softball team this summer, please contact Aaron Dohring at email@example.com or 260.341.9612. We play Thursday and Sunday nights. Season begins soon!
Check out the blog site for the Young Adults' Trip to Israel and Palestine with Pastor Ben Sloss.
Are you interested in being a Reader and/or Communion Assistant . . . if so, we invite you to learn more and sign up to serve.
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.
A Baby Shower in honor of Mother’s Day is being held during May. All members of Trinity English are being encouraged to bring new baby items to the church for donating to A Baby’s Closet of the Associated Churches of Fort Wayne. A Baby’s Closet helps low-income families and those experiencing hardships by providing essential baby items to safely and adequately care for their children. Most needed items at this time include: baby wash, baby lotion, baby powder, hair brush sets, diapers sizes 3-6, and clothes sized between 6 months and 24 months/2T and summer styles. Please deposit items in or next to the Seeds of Faith Gathering Area port-a-crib.
Click here to access Stewardship 2015 Consecration Days Information: Pledge Letter, Pledge Card, Gift Letter, Gift Card, and Electronic Giving Card.
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.
JUNE 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:
•Item for the Homeless for Park Center. See Shopping List for items most needed.
•Juice or Lemonade for Wellspring Interfaith Social Services Food Bank.
•Gently used bed linens and towels, summer apparel for Wellspring Interfaith Social Services Clothing Bank.
If you have questions about Sharing Care In-Kindness, contact Janet Altmeyer by phone at 260-426-3424 or send an e-mail to JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org. Drop off items on the east side of the Seeds of Faith Gathering Area.
WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS' INSERT
> Thursday/Sunday, May 28/31, 2015
> Thursday/Sunday, May 21/24, 2015
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