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

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BIBLE STUDY—Women of the ELCA are invited to the first study of the year, “ Rehab a Faithful Business Woman,”at 10:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room on October 2.  Phyllis Thompson will lead the study.  Lunch at noon at JK O’Donnell’s

PET BLESSING—We invite you to a Blessing of Animals on Saturday, October 4, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in Trinity English’s Washington Boulevard parking lot.  We will bless your pets.  Animals should be on a leash or in carriers.  Photographs of aggressive animals can be brought for a blessing.  For more information contact Pastor Dan Fugate at (260) 426-3424 or by e-mail at DFugate@TrinityEnglish.org.

YOUTH GROUPS GAME NIGHT WITH PARENTS—October 5, 5:30 to 7:30p, Youth Center.  Join us for a Student versus Parent Game Night.  We’ll have dinner and then the competition will heat up.  Who will be victorious—parents or students?

THE BOOK CLUB will meet on Thursday, October 9, at 7:00 p.m. in the Library to “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford (2009) with host: Connie LaBrash.  Forty years after the internment of Japanese-Americans in WWII, Henry Lee searches for meaning and lost friendship among relics of the time.

WELCA NORTHEAST CLUSTER will meet on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to  1:30 p.m. at Trinity English Lutheran Church.  Pastor Kathleen Haller will lead the Bible Study "Finding the Way to Faith Filled Action."  We will begin the morning with sweets and coffee followed by singing and our Bible Study. Lunch will follow.  Reservations need to be made by contacting Synodical President, Lois Noel at lois.noel@hotmail.com. Cost for the day is $ 7.00 and may be paid at the door.  Come join women from our congregation as well as those from all ELCA Northeast Churches for a day filled with joy and inspiration!!

EVENING PRAYER SERVICE—The next Evening Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, October 12, 4:00 p.m. Special music will be led by the Women’s Chorus of Trinity English.  Evening Prayer is a reflective way to complement Sunday morning services.  And, if you are not able to be present for morning liturgies, consider attending this “peaceful” service, officiated by Pastor Erdos, Senior Pastor.

PROSPECTIVE MEMBER CLASS—Classes will be held on October 19 and 26, and November 2, at 10:00 a.m.; and on November 9 at 12:15 p.m.  Lunch will be served on the 9th.  Reception of new members will take place on November 16 at 11:00 a.m.  To learn more contact Pastor Erdos by phone at (260) 426-3424 or e-mail him at GErdos@TrinityEnglish.org.

INFORMATIONAL MEETING for adult fine arts trip to New York May 14-18, 2015, on Sunday, October 19, following the 11:00 a.m. worship service for those who want to learn more.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR—The American Boychoir will perform on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. in the Nave.  A freewill offering will be received.  Click here for additional information on the American Boychoir.

CONSIDER SERVING ON THE ALTAR GUILD—Preparing the altar in celebration of the sacrament of the Eucharist, the altar guild assists clergy and the congregation respectively in the distribution and reception of the sacrament.  It is a rewarding way to serve the Lord and share your time and talents. Please contact Ruth Darstein at (260) 432-5384 or Pastor Erdos at (260) 426-3424 for more information!

HOUSING needed for the American Boychoir—the 30 singers from the American Boychoir, need hosts to provide housing (minimum of 2 students per home) Monday night, October 27, and Tuesday night, October 28.  For further details,  please contact Bob Hobby by phone at (260) 426-3424 or by email at RHobby@TrinityEnglish.org.

Enneagram:  REUNIONTM WorkshopSaturday, November 1, 2014, in Wagenhals Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Cost for the workshop is $35.00 for one person or $50.00 for two people.  The reservation deadline is Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  Click this link for additional Enneagram Information and Reservation Form.

OCTOBER 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:

      Kidney Beans for Wellspring Interfaith Social Services.
      Holiday Hand Towels for Thanksgiving Angel Ministry meal distribution.

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.

    > Thursday/Sunday, September 25/28, 2014
    > Thursday/Sunday, September 19/21, 2014

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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.

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