2019

Appalachia Service Project Mission Trip in July

Wise, Virginia is the destination of our 38-member ASP mission team, which is now making final preparations to go and repair homes in some of the poorest communities in America. The team of youth and adult leaders will travel on July 6th and return on July 14th. Dedication of the team is on Sunday, June

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Caravan of Hope 2 Plans Are on the Move

Great progress is being made in our plan to again feed 5,000 people on one day: September 14th. The leadership team is meeting regularly and has already identified over 4,000 destinations for the meals. The team has received over $5,000 of the needed $15,000 budget and has engaged many persons in action items for the

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The Next Methodism

At the recent session of the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference, Bishop John Schol announced a significant new direction for United Methodists in New Jersey. Based on the recent decisions of the General Conference, and seeing a strong need to move beyond the divisions that are emerging in the church regarding human sexuality, the Bishop

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From the Pastor: The Ownership Question

The late Bishop Edwin Hughes once delivered a rousing sermon on God’s Ownership. The sermon offended a very wealthy parishioner. The parishioner took the Bishop out to lunch and then they returned to the man’s great and luxurious farm. They walked through great barns, saw hundreds of cattle, beheld beautiful horses, visited elaborate gardens and

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The View From Here

As I began putting together this issue, I saw a theme developing. And it dovetailed with some thoughts I had. I almost never think this sort of connectedness is a fluke. The theme? People and our relationships and interactions with them. What we do or not do when people are falling on hard times or

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The Lord’s Pantry

A huge thank you to everyone who helped in some way during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Postal Food Drive. Thanks to our fantastic volunteers, the day was a big success. We rely solely on donations, and that food drive is our largest of the year. As the school year winds down, please keep our

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God of Many Faces

In keeping with the theme of connecting with people, it’s worth it to look at Bishop Schol’s words again. Prayer binds us with one another and with God. We can also do things together. I am proud because United Methodists in GNJ join together with Jews and Muslims for worship, fellowship and mission. It is

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Creation Care

New people join Trinity all the time. Some may not be aware of the church’s creation care mission. The United Methodist Church has established the importance of all participating congregations to strive toward goals of environmental stewardship. This includes the assessment and wise use of energy resources within our facilities, recycling, social justice and resource

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Creation Care

New people join Trinity all the time. Some may not be aware of the church’s creation care mission. The United Methodist Church has established the importance of all participating congregations to strive toward goals of environmental stewardship. This includes the assessment and wise use of energy resources within our facilities, recycling, social justice and resource

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Have You Considered This?

Your influence and faith can be extended to bless many others if you remember Trinity Church in your final will and testament. Many of those who have gone before us and have made Trinity a beneficiary in their will have contributed to the quality of our ministry, property and buildings in a significant way. Would

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