10th Anniversary on New Year’s Eve – Watch Night Service

Time with Prayer 11:30 PM on December 31, 2017, inside our Sanctuary. John Wesley believed that Methodists and all Christians should reaffirm their commitment to God annually, so he created a service just for this purpose. This service, known as the Covenant Service, is often used in United Methodism as a Watch Night Service on New Year’s Eve. Its focus is to renew our commitment and response to the grace of God in Christ. What…

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December 23rd and 24th – Worship This Weekend

Sunday is a special day. Only occasionally does Christmas Eve fall on a Sunday, and thus gives us an unusual opportunity to keep the focus on Jesus – who is the reason for the season. We’ll have all 3 Sunday morning services as usual..but no Saturday SNW service because in place of that is the Christmas Eve- Eve service in the sanctuary at 7:30. And Sunday morning is a family worship time as we will…

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Packing for Bethlehem – Worship This Weekend Dec. 2nd & 3rd

With the turkey leftovers mostly a memory, we have turned the page and now are walking the road to Bethlehem, as the Christian season of Advent begins this weekend. To mark that journey we begin a 4-week sermon series called “Packing for Bethlehem” with this week’s focus on “Patience”. And my, how we need patience in our day and lives and families, and also how we must be patient with God!! The Bible passage we’ll…

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Is There Pure Altruism? – Worship This Weekend Nov 25-26

Dear Trinity family, I hope you are having an enjoyable Thanksgiving weekend. Let us remember to thank God for all blessings every day. This weekend many of us are doing Christmas shopping. We are wondering what gifts we should give. Also this weekend at Trinity, we will explore one of the 3 greatest gifts we can give – SELFLESS LOVE. I have long pondered a theological question: IS THERE SUCH A THING AS PURE ALTRUISM?…

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What Does The Scripture Teach About Gratitude

Dear Trinity church family, Psychological research is increasingly affirming the role of gratitude in a healthy and joyful life. But then the Bible has been proclaiming that for hundreds of years, and Jesus makes it a central theme of his teaching. That’s why once again – though it’s expected in the week before Thanksgiving Day – we will explore why it is that gratitude is one of the 3 best gifts you can ever give.…

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The 3 Greatest Gifts You Can Give – Worship This Weekend Nov. 3rd & 4th

Dear Trinity family,   I’m beginning to think about Christmas gifts. I’ve even bought a couple. And soon enough I’ll wrap them and give them. This weekend at Trinity we begin thinking about 3 of the greatest gifts you can ever give. That’s the sermon series we’ll offer, and this weekend we address one of the hardest of the gifts. The gift of forgiveness. Have you had trouble forgiving someone in the past? Or right now in…

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What Is God’s Will For My Life? – Oct 22nd & Oct 23rd

Dear Trinity friends, You made a choice today – actually many choices. Indeed, one of the greatest of God’s gifts to us is the gift of free will – to choose how we shall live. Jesus gives a choice – he invited his first 12 disciples to follow him, and they made a choice. Every day WE have that same choice; will we follow Jesus? That’s the theme of this weekend at Trinity as we…

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Me or God? Worship This Weekend – October 14th and 15th

One of the biggest challenges for serious Christians to face is the dilemma between doing what God wants and what they want. In other words, is my decision my will or GOD’s will? And how do I know the difference? We’ll tackle that matter this weekend in worship as we explore the scripture passages related to it. They are Ephesians 5:15-20 and Colossians 1:9-14. Our worship service details for this weekend include: SATURDAY NIGHT WORSHIP…

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Worship in Unity – Sept 30th & Oct 1

Dear Trinity church family, In a world and nation so divided as we now have, it can be discouraging to ponder the future. Where indeed are we going? Yet if you believe that God is in control and in the truths of God, it is the church that is called to lead the way. Not into a divided future, but a unified one. That’s why we call the church the body of Christ – one…

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Closer – Sept 23rd and 24th

“What led you to move to our area?” I asked to a senior citizen who had recently begun to attend worship with us.Her reply was familiar: “I want to be closer to my family who live here” In all of our lives there are people we want to be close to. Physically. Emotionally. God wants to be close to us. By sending Jesus that message came through loud and clear. This weekend we’ll explore this…

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