Weekly Announcements



SUNDAY, October 3, 2021, World Communion Sunday

10:00     Morning Worship / Holy Communion/ Blankets + Offering

SUNDAY, October 10, 2021

10:00     Morning Worship


7:00        Consistory Meeting


3:00        Take-Out Meatloaf Dinner


9:00        Harvest Home Decorating/ Bring Donations

SUNDAY, October 17, 2021, Harvest Home

10:00     Morning Worship


                Newsletter Deadline

SUNDAY, October 24, 2021

10:00     Morning Worship


3:00        Chicken Croquette Dinner


9:00        Soup Pick-up

SUNDAY, October 31, 2021

10:00     Morning Worship







Take-out Chicken Croquette Dinner on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm in Founders hall.  The cost of the dinner is $15.00 for adults and $7.50 for children under 12. Meal includes Chicken Croquette, Buttered Noodles and Coleslaw.  Pre-order by calling 570-516-6146– leave message. 

Tamaqua 2021 Hunger Campaign Empty Bowl Soup Sale - October 30, 2021 from 9:00AM — 1:00PM. Support the Hunger Campaign by purchasing a quart of soup made by local churches. Purchase tickets now on the website and at Trinity UCC on the day of the event. More information can be found on the TAFFN Facebook page.

DEADLINE:  All information for the November issue of the “Trinity Spirit” is due at the church office no later than Monday, October 18, 2021. You may e-mail your information to officetamaquatrinity@verizon.net or drop it in the secretary’s mailbox.   Thank you for your co-operation.

The Festival of Totenfest will be held during the 10:00 A.M. worship service on November 7, 2021, which is All Saint’s Day.  At this time, we will honor the memory of those who have died since All Saints Day 2020.  We invite you to be present at this special service.

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING - The Annual Congregational Meeting will be held just prior to the end of the worship service on Sunday, November 28th.  The agenda for this meeting is to elect Deacons and Elders and to adopt the 2022 Budget for Trinity Church. All members are urged to attend this important meeting.

There is a new lector schedule available in the Narthex for the months of August through November, thank you for your service in this very important role in our Trinity family.

For anyone interested in providing special music, a list of dates are available in the narthex.  Please consider sharing your musical talents with us!

The membership Committee is currently updating church files.  Membership slips will be available in the newsletter and will also be available in the narthex for completion.  If completed at the church, place in the basket located in the narthex.  It will be greatly appreciated if you will complete and return as soon as possible so the committee can proceed in a timely manner.  Thank you, The Membership Committee

FIN - If you or someone you know are in need of food please contact our Friends in Need Food Pantry at 570-391-6719.  Please leave your name and number and someone will return your call and schedule a time for pick up.  We are here to nourish God’s people.

2021 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.

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

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!

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.

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!