There will be a Safety & Security Meeting on Monday, March 19th at 7:00 PM. All are welcome to attend!
There is a new lector schedule available in the Narthex for the months of April to July, thank you for your service in this very important role in our Trinity family.
Fish Bake - Every Friday in Lent - March 23rd and 30th from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Adults: $11.00 a platter- Children under 12: $5.50 menu includes: Baked Haddock, Deviled Crab Cakes, Cod Fish Cake, or Baked Chicken, Stewed Tomatoes, Baked Potato, Cole Slaw, Macaroni & Cheese, Dessert, and Beverage. Take-outs available call 668-4630.
Safety and Security committee has scheduled an Active Shooter Seminar for April 7th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in Founders Hall. Ages 12 and up are welcome to attend!
We will continue our cooperative Mid-Week Lenten Services with our sister congregation, St. John’s. Services are on Wednesday evenings during Lent and will begin at 7:00 pm (Please Note Time Change). The Next service is Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Trinity. Services are followed by a time of refreshments and fellowship.
EASTER EGG HUNT DONATIONS…Our annual Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for March 31, 2018 at 10am. A can is available in the Narthex for donations. Your donations will be used towards the purchase of candy to fill the Easter eggs. We are also taking donations of wrapped candy and prizes. Thank you in advance for all your donations and support, your generosity is greatly appreciated. Help is needed for this event, please contact Desiree Eltringham.
Mark your Calendars! On Sunday, March 25, 2018, the Founders Hall group will serve a buffet style Chicken & Waffles from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm in Founders hall. The cost of the dinner is $9.00 for adults and $4.50 for children under 12. We look forward to seeing you there!
Today’s Joyful Noise Offering is for our One Great Hour of Sharing. As you make your Joyful Noise offering to One Great Hour of Sharing this year, remember the numerous ways your gifts bring joy - to you, to all of God's cherished children, and especially to the Holy One. Share cheerfully and abundantly, knowing that you are not only sharing your resources, you are helping to change lives. May God be made glad by your cheerful generosity!
Sunday, March 25 – 10:00 am – Palm Sunday / Blessing of the Palms
Wednesday, March 28 – 7:00 PM - Preparatory Service at St. John’s UCC
Thursday, March 29 – 7:00 PM – Maundy Thursday / Holy Communion
Friday, March 30 – noon - Good Friday Community Service
Sunday, April 1 – Easter Sunday - 6:00 am Sunrise / Holy Communion
10:00 am Traditional Worship /Holy Communion
The FIN Food Pantry is in need of some donations however we have a generous supply of green beans, corn, and peas. All other donations are needed at this time. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
LENTEN SELF-DENIAL FOLDERS - Please be sure to include your name and address on your folder and return it to the church as soon as possible after Easter Sunday.
There are new sign-up sheets on the bulletin board for 2018 Bulletin, Communion Cup, and Candle Sponsors. Please pay 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.
Hospitalizations: If you or someone you know is hospitalized please call the church office at 570-668-4139. 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!
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.