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:

Young Adult Ministries 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 March coffee hour will be held at the Fortezza Coffee Shop in Downtown Fort Wayne, 819 South Calhoun Street, on Saturday March 28, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon.

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Holy Week/Easter Worship Services
Passion/Palm Sunday, March 26  /  7 p.m. and March 29  /  8, 9, and 11 a.m.

Maundy Thursday  /  April 2  /  12:05 and 7:00 p.m.
Holy Communion with Foot Washing  /  (7) Chancel Choir
Soup &  Sandwich Lunch after “noon” service, $5.00 donation

Good Friday  /  April 3
12:05 p.m. – Liturgy of Good Friday with Sign of the Cross
1:30 p.m. – Service of Healing
7:00 p.m. – Tenebrae Service with Jesus’ Words from the Cross
(7) Chancel Choir

Easter Vigil  /  Saturday, April 4  /  7 p.m.
Service of Light, Baptism & Holy Communion  /  Youth Choir

Easter Day, Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord
April 5  /  7:30, 9, and 11 a.m.
Festival Services of Holy Communion
(9 and 11) Chancel Choir, Brass, Timpani

Easter Day Breakfast, 7:00 to 11 a.m.
Freewill Offering to benefit Youth Mission Trips

Easter Egg Hunt—Sunday, April 5, at 10:15 a.m., meet at the playground.  We will have lots of eggs to find filled with candy, stickers, and small toys.  Held in Youth Center if weather’s bad.
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Click here to access Stewardship 2015 Consecration Days Information:  Pledge Letter, Pledge Card, Gift Letter, Gift Card, and Electronic Giving Card.

Thrivent Instrument Holders—Choice Dollars need to be designated each calendar year by the end of March.  Your dollars can be designated to Trinity English.

Women of the ELCA—On April 2, at 10:30 a.m., WELCA will meet in the Seeds of Faith Conference Room for its last Bible Study of the season. It is entitled “Sisterly Love and Choices We Make.”  It is a study of Martha, Mary, and Lazarus.  Maundy Thursday Worship Service & lunch following for those interested.

The Book Club will meet on Thursday, April 9, 2015; to review “A Window on Eternity: A Biologist’s Walk Through Gorongosa National Park” by Edward O. Wilson (2014).  Host is Jennie Pasterick.  Noted biologist provides infectious prose describing this resurgent preserve damaged to near extinction by Mozambique’s civil war.

The Wittenberg Choir is coming to sing at Trinity English on Sunday, April 12, under the direction of Dr. Frances Fonza.  The choir will sing at the 11:00 a.m. Worship Service and later in the afternoon for the Evening Prayer Service at 4p.  Plan to attend either or both of these services to be enriched by the musical gifts of these young people.

Christians in Action our monthly cross-generational service opportunity, will meet on Sunday, April 12, at 10:00 a.m., in the Youth Center.  We will be tying fleece blankets for our high school graduates.  Please join us to help make these gifts.

A Family Weekend is set for April 17-19, at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio.  We will travel by deluxe motor coach.  We’ll have time at the indoor waterpark and then structured activities for children on Saturday evening.  Parents can join us or enjoy some of the resort’s amenities.  The inclusive cost is just $75 per person, up to a maximum of $300 per family.  Contact Pastor Dan Fugate by phone at (260) 426-3424 or by email at DFugate@TrinityEnglish.org.

Scholarship OpportunityThe R. Frank Miser and Ruth Miser White Scholarship, a one-time $1000 award, is offered to a Trinity English high school senior who will be attending a college, university, or technical school next year.  Click this link to download a Miser White Application Form.  Completed forms must be postmarked or e-mailed on or before April 15, 2015.

MARCH 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:

      Personal Care Kits for the Welca.  Click link for shopping list and monetary donation information.

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.

    > Thursday/Sunday, March 26/29, 2015
    > Thursday/Sunday, March 19/22, 2015

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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.

Trinity English Virtual Tour Prospective Member Class
Book Club Senior Men
Caring Ministries


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


Through Sunday, May 17, 2015

7:00 p.m., Krauss Chapel

8:00 a.m., Krauss Chapel
9:00 a.m., Nave
11:00 a.m.,

Sunday School

9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

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


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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
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Trinity English Lutheran Church | 450 West Washington Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2916
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