Weekly Announcements

SUNDAY, November 15, 2020

8:45        Confirmation Class

10:00     Morning Worship


3:00        Take-Out Meatloaf Dinner


3:00        Stuffing Pick-Up

SUNDAY, November 22, 2020

8:45        Confirmation Class

10:00     Morning Worship / Congregational Meeting


                Newsletter Deadline


3:00        Pie Pick-Up

7:00        Community Thanksgiving Service


                Office Closed

SUNDAY, November 29, 2020, 1st Sunday of Advent

8:45        Confirmation Class

10:00     Morning Worship


As we resume services please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Please take your bulletin with you.

DEADLINE:  All information for the December/ January issue of the “Trinity Spirit” is due at the church office no later than Monday, November 23, 2020. Please note that this is a combined issue.  You may e-mail your information to officetamaquatrinity@verizon.net or drop it in the secretary’s mailbox.   Thank you for your co-operation

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING - The Annual Congregational Meeting will be held just prior to the end of the worship service on Sunday, November 22nd.  The agenda for this meeting is to elect Deacons and Elders and to adopt the 2021 Budget for Trinity Church. All members are urged to attend this important meeting.

Trinity Thanksgiving Pie & Stuffing Sale. - Thanksgiving Founders Hall Fund Raiser, featuring Bill’s stuffing and homemade pies.  Your choice of the following 9” pies – Pumpkin Custard, Pumpkin Spice or Apple or choice 8” pies Banana Custard, Vanilla or Chocolate. All pies are $10 each.  Deadline to order pies is November 23rd with pick-up November 24th from 3-6 pm.  Stuffing Orders will be accepted until November 20th with pick up November 21st from 3-6 pm.  Cost is $8 a container. Order forms will be available in the Narthex.  Thank You in advance for your support! 

Evangelism and Outreach Giving Tree - As in previous years, the Evangelism and Outreach Committee will be collecting New hats, gloves, mittens, socks, bed pillows and blankets.  There will be no Angel tree this year. Thank you for your continued support.

Volunteer Opportunity – Looking for something to do and have a couple hours to spare?  Founders Hall is always looking for help and any time you can give is always appreciated.  Please see Billy Fritzinger.

Virtual Community Thanksgiving Service - Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm, Sponsored by the

Tamaqua Ministerial Association, hosted by St. John XXIII.

The rummage room is closed we are no longer accepting donations, thank you, Consistory.

Friends in Need Food Pantry:  While we greatly appreciate all donations please be aware of expiration dates on food items.  We can’t / don’t give anything out that is expired.  We have been recently over run with expired stuff.  It is an added expense to the food pantry to have to discard all of the outdated items.  Thanks for your understanding!

2020 Sponsors are Needed! There are sign-up sheets on the bulletin board for Bulletin, Communion Cup, and Candle Sponsors.  Please pay and fill out a memorial/honorarium sheet when you sign your name on the list. There are cards available for you to fill out with your honorarium or memoriam and attach that with your payment.  Thank you in advance and if you have any questions please contact the church office at 668-4139.

The FIN Food Pantry is in need of Stuffing, Flavored Noodle & Rice Packs, Ravioli & Spaghetti O’s, Cereal, Pancake Mix & Syrup, Hamburger & Tuna Helper, Canned Sweet Potatoes, Applesauce, Canned Fruit, Tuna and Oatmeal.  Thank you in advance for your generosity.

Reminder please do not leave your vehicles parked in the loading and unloading area directly in front of the church.  If you need, “Valet parking” please see one of the ushers and they will make arrangements to park your vehicle.  Thank you.

Our Friends in Need Food Pantry is in need of Volunteers.  If you are interested please see Pastor Kensinger.

Please continue to use your Boyer’s key tag every time you shop in any Boyer’s Markets.  Thank you for your participation in this program.

Hospitalizations - If you or someone you know is hospitalized, please call the church office at 668-4139.  Due to the HIPAA Law names are no longer published in the newspaper and we are not contacted by the hospital unless the patient requests it, when admitted, let them know you are a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. Also if you’ve added a name to the prayer list please keep the church office informed if the individual needs to be removed.  Thank you!