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:

Souper Bowl of Caring—Plan now to join us on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, 2015, immediately following the 11:00 a.m. worship service, for a soup and salad luncheon.  There is no cost, although a freewill offering will be received for ELCA World Hunger.  We will also be collecting canned goods for Wellspring.  Please join us for lunch and help our efforts to feed hungry people!

ADULT BIBLE STUDY OPPORTUNITY:  Click link to learn more about "Driving Personalities of Lutheranism" now through Sunday, March 8, at 10:00 a.m.

Bible Study and Lunch—The Women of the ELCA at Trinity English will gather Thursday, February 5, at 10:30 a.m. for a Bible study on “ Sisterly Love and the Choices We Make” in the Fireside Room.  Phyllis Thompson will lead the discussion.  At noon enjoy lunch at Club Soda.  Everyone is invited to attend both the Bible study and lunch!

Evening Prayer will be offered on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at 4 p.m.  The Youth Choir will sing.  Evening Prayer is a reflective way to complement Sunday morning services. If you are not able to be present for morning liturgies, consider attending this “peaceful” service, officiated by Pastor Erdos, Senior Pastor.

ChocolateFest and Game Night—Join us on Sunday, February 8, 2015, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Youth Center, for our annual ChocolateFest and Game Night.  We will play a variety of board and card games while enjoying dinner and chocolate desserts.  There is no cost to attend, although a freewill offering will be received for the cost of the dinner.  We’ll also have our chocolate fountain.  You are invited to bring a chocolate dessert to share.  Everyone is welcome!

LOOKING FOR BINGO ASSISTANCE—On Monday, February 9, at 2:00 p.m. Trinity English Women will join with Church Women United to assist with Bingo and snacks for residents of Byron Health Center. If you would like to help, please contact Sandra Barleben at 260-432-6893.

The Book Club will meet on Thursday, February 12, at 7:00 p.m. to review “Echoes” by Danielle Steel (2004) with host Lois Snouffer—Historical epic of three generations of women through love, loss, war and survival.  Everyone is welcome to join the group!

Upcoming Concert to Feature Former King’s Singer, Philip Lawson
Trinity English Lutheran is honored to host English composer and 18 year member of the King’s Singers, Phil Lawson, as the Chancel Choir presents an exciting and eclectic concert on Saturday evening, February 21, at 7:00 p.m.  In the first half, Mr. Lawson will conduct beautiful choral music from the English tradition, including Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs with guest baritone, John Whittlesey. Following intermission, the audience will be treated to arrangements of Mr. Lawson, ranging from sacred to folk to pop. The public is invited; a freewill offering will be received.  Click link to learn more about the Philip Lawson Concert.

FINE ARTS TRIP TO NEW YORK—There are limited seats available for the New York trip, May 14-18, 2015. For further information about the trip contact Bob Hobby at the church office RHobby@TrinityEnglish.org.

JANUARY 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:

      Shopping Bags with Handles for the new Wellspring Clothing Shoppe.
      Snack Crackers for the point in time count.

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, January 22/25, 2015
Thursday/Sunday, January 15/18, 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.

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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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