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:

Prospective Member Class—Classes will be held on Sundays, April 19 and 26, and May 10, from 10 to 10:45a. in Seeds of Faith Conference Room.  Sunday, May 17—Reception of New Members at 11a. Worship Service in Nave followed by welcome lunch with staff members in Seeds of Faith Conference Room.  To learn more contact Pastor Erdos by phone at 260-426-3424 or e-mail him at GErdos@TrinityEnglish.org

Women of the ELCA are invited to the April 18, 2015, Northeast Cluster Spring Gathering at Grace Lutheran Church in Columbia City from 8:30a until 2p.  The theme for the day is, “ Faith in Action—A Study of James.”  RSVP by April 12, 2015, to Dee Blackburn at deeb46@centurylink.com.  Phyllis Thompson will be driving and you may ride with her.

Young Adults 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 April coffee hour will be held at Mocha Lounge, 6312 Covington Road, on Saturday, April 25, from 10a to Noon.

The Quilting Group will meet in Wagenhals Hall on Thursday, April 23, from noon until 4p.  Questions, please contact Cindy Goshert at 260-672-3737.

May Music FestivalSeven ensembles of Trinity English will be joined by orchestra to offer music at the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Worship Services as part of the annual May Music Festival on Sunday, May 3. Plan to invite friends, co-workers, and neighbors to join you as we share God’s words of hope proclaimed in special ways through music while also giving thanks for the gift of music and those who serve God and God’s people through our music ministry.
Fridays in May . . . Held on Friday, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 from 12:10-12:40 p.m. and a light sandwich lunch will be provided following each concert.  Enjoy a wide array of music by various performers in these brief free concerts, followed by friendly conversation over lunch!

Letter Carriers’ Food Drive . . . The annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is Saturday, May 9, 2015.  This is the nation’s largest single-day food drive.  Over one billion pounds of food have been collected.  Trinity English volunteers sort the food as it is received from the letter carriers so that it can be sent on to various food pantries.  If you would be willing to serve in this way, please contact Pastor Dan at DFugate@TrinityEnglish.org or Mary Ann Parker at MAParker@TrinityEnglish.org or call them at 260-426-3424.

Shining Lights is June 15 to 19, 2015.  Cost is $20 for the week.  Registration brochures with information are available at entrances or download by clicking this Shining Lights Brochure link.  If you have questions, contact Mitch Rorick at MRorick@TrinityEnglish.org or 260-426-3424.

Click here to access Stewardship 2015 Consecration Days Information:  Pledge Letter, Pledge Card, Gift Letter, Gift Card, and Electronic Giving Card.

APRIL 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:

       Boxes of hot cereal in packets for Wellspring Interfaith Social Services.
       Seed Packets for Study Connection Students’ Arbor Day Celebration.

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.orgDrop off items on the east side of the Seeds of Faith Gathering Area.

Request for Sheets—The Dorcas Circle is in need of gently-used sheets for the construction of cancer pads.  Drop off donations at the church.

    > Thursday/Sunday, April 9/12, 2015
    > Sunday, April 5, 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
View Bible Readings for Week of April 13

Event Calendar
Taking Faith Home

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