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

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HALLOWEEN PARTY—Sunday, October 26, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Youth Center . . . EVERYONE IS INVITED!  We’ll have dinner, games, costumes, and lots of candy!  We will have activities especially for preschool and elementary aged students and their families, hosted by our middle and high school youth groups.  Plan to join us for a fun evening for ALL ages!

will perform on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. in the Nave.  A freewill offering will be received.  America’s premiere concert boy choir of 30 singers, will present an engaging program that will inspire and entertain at Trinity English.  They have performed with world class ensembles, such as the New York Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony, to pop icons, Beyonce and Sir Paul McCartney, and will be featured in an upcoming movie.  Click here for additional information on the American Boychoir.

PROSPECTIVE MEMBER CLASS—Classes will be held on October 26, and November 2, at 10:00 a.m.; and on November 9 at 12:15 p.m. in the Seeds of Faith Gathering Area.  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.

STUDY CONNECTION DATE CHANGE—The Study Connection start date has been moved to Monday, October 27.  Orientation will take place at 3:00 p.m. and mentors will meet with their students at 3:45 p.m.

WELCA Wellspring Halloween Party—Friday, October 31, 10:00 a.m. at Wellspring.  Wear a funny hat or any kind of a Halloween hat. You will have a great time.  At noon we’ll adjourn for lunch to Paula’s Seafood Restaurant, 1732 West Main Street.  To ensure a spot at the luncheon table, please call Nancy Graham Sites at 260-436-5841 or Sanna Maloy at 260-436-9207 for a reservation.

FALL BARBEQUE—Trinity English Young Adult Ministries is hosting a BBQ following the 11:00 a.m. worship service on Sunday, November 2.  Join us for some delicious smoked BBQ and hear a bit about what young adults are up to at Trinity English!

FESTIVE ALL SAINTS SUNDAY—November 2, Worship Services in the Nave at 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.  Join us as we honor the lives of those in the church triumphant; the services will be enriched with special music for brass and handbells.

CHORAL EVENING PRAYER—On Sunday, November 9, at 4:00 p.m. the Chancel Choir, harp, organ, and percussion will offer Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms during the Evening Prayer Worship Service.  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.

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS is Sunday, November 9, 2014  from 8a-12:30p.  This year we are taking a new approach!  We are featuring a phenomenal project through Lutheran World Relief (LWR) for Indonesia.  All gifts for this project will be matched dollar for dollar through the Trinity English Foundation.  David Wangaard from LWR will speak at all three services and give a presentation at 10a in Wagenhals Hall.  WELCA invites you to become involved with the Indonesia project and will also offer you the opportunity to purchase Divine Chocolate, coffee, dips and mixes, and a few other new items.  Credit cards, cash and checks will be accepted for the food items and for the Indonesia project we can accept only cash or checks.  Click this link for more information on Building a Resilient Food Supply for Indonesia. Question, contact Connie Gerber at (260) 436-3213.

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.

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!

ALTAR GUILD MEETING—Saturday, October 25, 10:00 a.m., in Wagenhals Hall.  New members welcome . . . lunch will be served.

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:

      Canned 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, October 23/26, 2014
    > Thursday/Sunday, October 16/19, 2014

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