Read below to learn about important Trinity Lutheran Church news, activities and upcoming special events for members and guests of our Grand Rapids congregation
Donations Needed for Care Packages for College Students – Sign up Today
Donations are needed for care package items and should be brought to the church by Sunday, November 12.
Click here to sign up to donate. Please contact Jamie with any questions at 616.954.0347.
Lutheran/Catholic Dialogue next Tuesday at the Catholic Center
The last of the events being shared with the Grand Rapids Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church, as our community celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, is scheduled on Tuesday, November 14th, from 7:30 to 8:45 pm at the Catholic Information Center, 360 Division Ave. S, Suite 2A, in Grand Rapids.
The Rev. Brian E. Daley, SJ and Dr. Kathryn Johnson will present 50 Years of Catholic Lutheran Dialogue.
The event is free and open to the public.
Car Needed – Can You Help?
She and her family worship at the Sudanese Church that meets at Christ Lutheran Church. The church will provide the IRS charitable gift form for the donation.
If a car donation is not possible, a small amount could possibly be paid. Please contact Pastor Bob Mueller by emailing Christ Lutheran Church or calling the church office at 616.532.2774.
Befriending Silence As An Everyday Companion: Sunday, Nov. 19th
Sister Nancy Brosseau will be presenting an introduction to Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina.
Please RSVP to Carol Butler, 616.540.1660 or to Linda Heine, 616.949.2492 ext. 19, by Sunday, November 12th.
IHN Families at Trinity beginning Sunday, Dec. 3rd
There are many ways to volunteer with IHN such as preparing a meal, staying overnight, providing activities and/or helping with set-up or tear down.
Click here to sign up to volunteer. If you would like more details about volunteer roles, please email Sylvia. Thank you!
Options to Give Holiday Baskets
Please call UCOM (United Church Outreach Ministry) at 616.241.4006 to be matched with a specific family to shop for and deliver a meal.
Or, click here to purchase the essentials for a holiday meal online at The Pantry.
A Message from Gordy Engstrom
Last Friday was her birthday and though she was just waking up she was able to take all of the cards the kids had made, try to open them and realized what they were. I think she greatly appreciated that. Cards are certainly welcome.”
Here is where they should be mailed: Beth Engstrom, C/O Lindsey Pachella, 1128 CLAY AVE, Pelham, NY 10803-3205
Wednesday Adult Class to Discuss The Shack
If you are interested in buying a copy of the book or in watching the movie with others from Trinity, email Pastor Rothfuss or call him at 616.481.2433.
Medicare and Medicaid Open Enrollment Assistance – sign up now!
Trinity member Jo Murphy, Executive Director of Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program, is once again providing assistance to older Trinity members and she will be available to assist both with Medicare benefits and with selection of 2018 Prescription Drug Program.
Click here to sign-up for an appointment.
A New Trinity Group Has Formed!
We hope to meet monthly at area restaurants (or occasionally in member’s homes) for an evening of fun, food and frivolity.