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:

Good Friday
April 18
7:00 p.m. – Tenebrae Service with Jesus’ Words from the Cross
(7) Chancel Choir

Easter Vigil
Saturday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Service of Light, Baptism, and Holy Communion
Youth Choir

Easter Day, Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord
April 20–7:30, 9, and 11 a.m.
Festival Services of Holy Communion
(9 and 11) Chancel Choir, Brass, Timpani

Easter Breakfast, 6:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Freewill Offering
to benefit Youth Mission Trip with matching funds from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

NEW COFFEE, TEA, AND TALK SERIES begins Sunday, April 27, at 10:00 a.m. in Wagenhals Hall.  Each of the four-session series will feature one of the videos from the Nooma Video Series (www.Nooma.com) by Rob Bell, former pastor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Michigan.  The videos will assist in genereating conversations about living our faith and encouraging fellowship with fellow members.  The Nooma Video Series is of interest to adults of all ages. Plan now to attend.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTRY—LEARN AND GROW:  Two 2-session opportunities to learn about taking elements of bread and wine to a neighbor in need.  Session OneGod’s Work: Theology of Who, What, & Why (for those NEW to Eucharistic Ministry)—Choose ONE:  Wednesday, April 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m. OR Saturday, April 26, 9:00-11:00 a.m.  Session TwoOur Hands:  Practicum in How, When, & Where (for NEW and Ongoing Eucharistic Ministry)—Choose ONE:  Wednesday, April 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. OR Saturday, May 3, 9:00-11:00 a.m.  Direct questions to either Pastor Haller KHaller@TrinityEnglish.org or Janet Altmeyer JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org or call them at 426-3424.

CALLING ALL SOFTBALL PLAYERS—Trinity English needs players for the co-ed Lutheran League—sign up now—season starts May 15.  Call Kurt Walborn at 260-410-9865 or Aaron Dohring at 260-341-9612 or aarond2013@gmail.com.

CAR WASH TICKETS AVAILABLE—Support Youth Choir:  To raise funds for the Youth Choir trip to London, Mike’s Car Wash tickets can be purchased now through May 6. It is great way to get the winter salt off your vehicles, and fifty percent of the proceeds goes to the choir.  Tickets are $8.00 each and may be purchased from a youth choir member, the music staff, or the receptionist desk during normal busines hours, Monday through Friday.  Contact:  Bob Hobby at RHobby@TrinityEnglish.org or call 260-426-3424.

TIME IS RUNNING OUT—HAVE YOU MADE YOUR PHOTO APPOINTMENT?  The directory company will decide soon if we need to add any extra appointment days or to delete some of the days if we don't have enough scheduled on a given day. So, it's important not to wait until the last minute.  Appointment deadline is Sunday, April 20.  Appointments may be made after Thursday and Sunday worship services or sign up now on-line for your portrait session.  Days and times for photo opportunities are:
     >Tuesday, April 29, through Friday, May 2, from 2:00 to 8:50 p.m. each day
     >Tuesday, May 6, through Friday, May 9,  from 2:00 to 8:50 p.m. each day
     >Tuesday, May 13, through Friday, May 16, from 2:00 to 8:50 p.m. each day
     >Saturdays, May 3, 10, or 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.
     >Friday, May 30, 1:00 to 9:30 p.m., ADDITIONAL NEW DAY
     >Saturday, May 31, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m,, ADDITIONAL NEW DAY
Questions, contact Tim Robison, at 483-9390 or doxiedad77@gmail.com.

BABY SHOWER INVITATIONPlan now to attend the Trinity English Baby Shower Friday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. in Wagenhals Hall hosted by WELCA.  The cost for the supper is $8.00.  Make a reservation after any of the services on April 13 and 20 or make your reservation by sending a check, made out to “WELCA,” to Diane Nichols at 206 Ephron Court, Huntertown, IN 46748.  Reservation deadline is Monday, April 21.  Please bring a new baby item for the Associated Churches’ Baby’s Closet with you to the event.

FRIDAYS IN MAYMay 2 | 12:10-12:40 p.m. | Wagenhals Hall
Laura Dallman Rorick - Piano
A Sandwich Lunch Follow the Program

STEEL DRUMS ENSEMBLES TO "PREMIER" NEXT WEEKThe two new steel drum ensembles of Trinity English will play for the first time Sunday, April 27, and will be a part of the Sunday, May 4, May Music Festival worship services at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Trinity English is the first church in the Fort Wayne area to start a steel drum ensemble, and the music from our groups will add to the festive nature of the Easter season.

ANNUAL MAY MUSIC FESTIVAL will take place at the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. services on Sunday, May 4. Special anthems and hymns will be shared by the Celebration Ringers and Trinity Ringers; and by members of the Chancel, Youth, Junior, Children’s choirs accompanied by members of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.  Plan to attend May Music, and consider bringing friends, neighbors, and coworkers.

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:

      Lillies to godeliver Easter lillies to friends or neighbors, sign up now by sending an e-mail to Janet Altmeyer at JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org
      Peanut butter for Wellspring Interfaith Social Services.

Questions, contact Janet Altmeyer at (260) 426-3424 or JAltmeyer@TrinityEnglish.org.

    > Sunday, April 20, 2013
    > Thursday/Sunday, April 10/13, 2014

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ANNUAL REPORTClick link to download report for 2013-2014.

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.

Adult Education 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

HELPING HANDS CENTER for Special Needs Children provides services on the campus of Trinity English. To learn more and for contact information visit their website. Website Link

Worship Times Prayer Request Form Weekly Scripture Readings

Through Sunday,
May 18, 2014

 7:00 p.m., Krauss Chapel


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

Sunday School
9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

High School and Adult
Education Hour

10:00 a.m.

Nursery Care
9, 10, and 11 a.m.

4:00 p.m., Nave
2nd Sunday of
each month from
through May

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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 14

Event Calendar
Taking Faith Home
Family Album

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