News & Notes

Read below to learn about important Trinity Lutheran Church news, activities and upcoming special events for members and guests of our Grand Rapids congregation.

Holden Village Reservation Forms Now Available

Forty spaces are being held for the Trinity Holden Village group reservation until mid-October.

If you are interested in joining the Trinity Travelers summer of 2020 trip to this Lutheran retreat center in Washington’s central Cascade Mountains, complete and submit the interest form here by Monday, September 30th.

For more information, contact Pastor Bob Linstrom.

Parent Helpers Needed for Sunday School

All classes need one parent helper each week. Parents are asked to volunteer a couple times each fall and spring. Click here to sign up today!

Fall Fitness Program Starts in September

Trinity Member Xristina Kuhlmann is offering her time and talents to establish this fitness program here at Trinity called Body & Spirit.

Weekday classes start on Sept. 9th and Saturday classes start on Sept. 21st. Please see page 16 of the September Messenger for full details and the schedule.  Please contact Xristina at 616.719.6961 or Kristin Bradley at 616.949.2510, ext. 119 with any questions.


“Paris to Pittsburgh” Film Showing at Trinity in September

Trinity’s Earth Keepers invite you to view this special film about some of the effects of climate change and the inspiring ways Americans are responding.

The film will be shown on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at 10:30 am, and on Sunday, Sept. 22nd at 6:30 pm with brief discussions to follow facilitated by representatives from Michigan Interfaith Power and Light.

"God’s work. Our hands." Saturday, September 14th

Our special day of service this year will take place on the morning of Saturday, September 14th as we join hundreds of other volunteers for the 16th Annual Mayor’s Grand River Cleanup in downtown Grand Rapids. For details about this event, please click here.

To sign up to participate as a member of “Team Trinity” and work at the same site together, sign up here by September 11th. You will receive additional information about the event and about carpooling from Trinity.

Help a Child Learn to Read

Consider becoming a tutor with a program that pairs adults with children in grades Kindergarten through Grade 2nd at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Academy. The tutoring program at this GRPS School has been under the direction of First United Methodist Church for 27 years! Training is provided to orient volunteers to school policies, reading strategies and the tutoring center supplies. For more information, contact Sylvia Stouten.



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Grand Rapids, MI 49506


Our Mission

Trinity Lutheran Church is a dynamic family called by God to nurture each other in our daily journeys of faith and to joyfully increase our response to all people in need, sharing God’s gifts of love and grace.