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

Sunday School Collecting Items for Operation Christmas Child

This year our Sunday School kids will pack 25 boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Many items are needed by October 29th to fill the boxes.

Your donation will help our kids experience the joy of giving and spreading God’s love around the world.

Click here to read first-hand accounts of how meaningful these shoebox gifts can be for the recipients. Click here to sign up.

Candy and Cars Needed for Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 28th

Candy donations are being collected all month outside the Children’s Ministry office.

If you are interested in decorating your trunk, please contact Family Activity Coordinator James Morin.

Don’t miss Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 28th!

Advent Devotional Writers Needed

Written by and for the members of Trinity, the 2017 edition of the Advent Devotional Booklet will contain daily devotions for use during each of the days during Advent.

If you are interested in submitting a devotion to be included in this year’s edition, please click here to sign up.

Detailed instructions can be found in the introductory paragraph and devotions are due no later than Sunday, November 5th.

Wednesday Adult Class to Discuss The Shack

Beginning November 1st, Pastor Frank Rothfuss will lead the weekly Wednesday morning and evening adult studies with a seven-week discussion of The Shack entitled “Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity.”

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.

Donations Needed for Care Packages for College Students – Sign up Today

A care package from Trinity is a great way to let our college students know that their home church is thinking of them as they prepare for final exams.

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.

Join Us in Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Join us this Fall for a series of events!

During this 500th year of commemoration of the Reformation, the Grand Rapids Conferences of Catholics and Lutherans are offering several programs that explore our common beliefs and shared heritage as Christians.

These programs offer opportunities to grow and learn together and will culminate in an Ecumenical Commemoration of the Reformation co-presided by Catholic Bishop David J. Walkowiak and Lutheran Bishop Craig A. Satterlee.

Click here to learn more.

A New Trinity Group Is Beginning!

A new Trinity group is in the works for all folks 60 and older who enjoy dining out with other TLC friends.

We hope to meet monthly at area restaurants (or occasionally in member’s homes) for an evening of fun, food and frivolity.

If you’re 60 years or older, please join us. Contact Dan and Carol Butler 616.551.3903 or Pastor Karen to make your reservation.

Reformation Art Show, October 1st – 31st in Grand Rapids

Join us for “Renewed in Word, Faith and Grace,” a juried Art Show, October 1st through the 31st at Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Christ Lutheran Church, Samaritas Senior Living, the Catholic Information Center and Faith Lutheran Church.

Check posters around the church building for more details.