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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Beer and Hymns Night!  Young adults between 18 and 35 are invited to come out for a Beer and Hymns Night on Friday, April 24, from 7:30 to 9:30p at the Sloss’ House, 5636 Indiana Avenue.  Have a favorite hymn? We’ll sing it!  Mitch Rorick will be our accompanist for the evening and ELW hymnals will be provided for all participants.  If you play an instrument feel free to bring it along!  Homebrewed beer, soft drinks, and light appetizers will be provided.  Contact Pastor Ben Sloss at BSloss@TrinityEnglish.org for more information.

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.

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 Concerts . . . 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!  Click link to find out more information about this year's Fridays in May Concert series.

E3 Fine Arts Display—Art created by the E3 PreK-6th graders will be on display in the Seeds of Faith Gathering Space the weekend of May 3.  See artwork and pictures from a variety of arts components such as storytelling, hand chimes, luminarias, Christian symbols, liturgical drama, steel drums, oil pastels, and wind chimes.

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.

Trinity English Book Club—May 14, 7:00 p.m., “Loving Frank” by Nancy Horan (2007), Host: Bill Ransom.   The clandestine love affair between Mamah Borthwick Cheney and architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Shining Lights is June 15 to 19, 2015.  Cost is $20 for the week.  Registration brochures with information are available at entrances or download a copy of the Shining Lights brochure.  This year’s musical will feature “The Troubbable of Zerrrubbable,” a dramatic and fun telling of the rebuilding of the temple of Solomon.  Although times were difficult and many obstacles confronted such a project, through the encouragement of the prophets Haggai and Zechariah the temple was completed cir. 515.  The temple stood for almost 500 years – over 100 years longer than its predecessor and over 400 years longer than the magnificent temple built later by Herod.  For additonal information contact Mitch Rorick at MRorick@TrinityEnglish.org or 260-426-3424.

Prospective Member Class—Classes will be held on Sundays, April 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

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.

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.

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Thursday/Sunday, April 16/19, 2015

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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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