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


Ice Cream Social on Sunday, May 20th

Sunday School’s year end celebration is on Sunday, May 20th at 11 am.

All of our Sunday School families are welcome to join and mark another great year of ministry with children at Trinity.

We will meet outside near the playground, weather permitting.


Help with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, June 9th

Trinity members are invited to help with a Habitat for Humanity Build on Saturday, June 9th, from 8:30 am to 4 pm at 1700 Clyde Park SW in Grand Rapids.

The scheduled task for that day is framing on a multi-family home. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Trinity’s Habitat Volunteer Coordinator Gloria Von der Heide at 616.454.7454.


Stony Lake Camp Scholarship Appeal

Support our youth going to Stony Lake Bible Camp!

For the next four weeks we are holding our annual appeal to fund our youth camp scholarship fund.

This scholarship makes a week of camp extremely accessible for every family in our congregation. Your financial support makes a huge impact in the lives of our youth as they grow in faith formation, service leadership and community.



Three Service Worship Schedule Began on Sunday, May 27th

As summer approaches, the new ‘3 service’ Sunday worship schedule is in full effect. The new Sunday schedule is:

8 am – Traditional worship in the sanctuary
9:15 am – Rejoice worship in Centennial Hall
10:45 am – Traditional worship in the sanctuary


Interfaith Chess Friends

Chess players of all ages and skill levels are welcome to bring your chess boards and your desire to make a few friends with people of the other three “Standing Together” congregations at our weekly chess evening at Schuler Books & Music, 2660 28th Street SE on Thursdays from 7 to 9 pm.

Don’t be intimidated! We’re all amateurs, and the more experienced will be pleased to offer gentle instruction to beginners. Contact Vince Schumacher at 616.204.7681 for details.


Nursery Staff Interviews – would you like to join our team?

We need to recruit both adults and high school age teenagers to serve as paid nursery staff at Trinity on Sunday mornings and for special events.

Is this a ministry you would be willing to offer in the life of our congregation? For more information, contact Nursery Coordinator Awilda Diaz or Pastor Linstrom.


IHN Families at Trinity beginning on Sunday, June 17th

We will be hosting several homeless families for a week at Trinity from Sunday, June 17 through Sunday, June 24. There are many ways to Sign up to volunteer here.

If you would like more details about volunteer roles, please contact Director of Discipleship Sylvia Stouten. If you would like to provide specific grocery items for use during that week, please sign up here.


Start of Summer Celebration – June 20th

Director of Congregational Life Angela Davis is seeking volunteers to assist with this year’s “Start of Summer Celebration” on Wednesday, June 20th. With the help of many people, we are all able to enjoy a summer evening together! Click here to volunteer.