Weekly Announcements



SUNDAY, March 15, 2020

8:45        Church School

10:00     Morning Worship/ Joyful Noise Offering

7:30        AA Meeting

TUESDAY

5:00        Confirmation Class

WEDNESDAY

7:00        Mid- Week Lenten Service/ Trinity

8:00        AA Meeting

FRIDAY

10:00     AA Meeting

4:00        Fish Dinner

SATURDAY

1:00        Prayer Shawl

SUNDAY, March 22, 2020

8:45        Church School - Cancelled

10:00     Morning Worship - Cancelled

11:00     Dinner - Cancelled

7:30        AA Meeting

WEDNESDAY

8:00        AA Meeting

FRIDAY

10:00     AA Meeting

4:00        Fish Dinner

SATURDAY

1:00        Prayer Shawl

NEXT SUNDAY, March 29, 2020

8:45        Church School- Cancelled

10:00     Morning Worship- Cancelled

7:30        AA Meeting





              



Updates: Due to the recommended CDC precautions concerning the COVID-19 (coronavirus),
Worship services have been cancelled until further notice.
The Wednesday mid-week Lenten services have also been cancelled.


Fish Bake every Friday in Lent here at Trinity will be take out only - March 27, April 3 and 10 from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Adults: $12.00 a platter- Children under 12:  $6.00 Menu includes: Baked Haddock, Deviled Crab Cakes, Cod Fish Cake, or Baked Chicken, Stewed Tomatoes, Baked Potato, Cole Slaw, Macaroni & Cheese, Dessert, and Beverage.


Please note that the Founders Hall Group has decided to cancel the March 22nd Sunday dinner.  We're sorry for any inconvenience.  Please pass this information on thank you.


We will receive the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering today.  Envelopes are available in the Narthex. As you make your 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!



A freewill offering is being collected for Jayden Leiby #6.  A box is located in the Narthex, please be generous and thank you!


This week’s Mid-Week Lenten Service is cancelled. 


LENTEN SELF-DENIAL FOLDERS - Lenten Self-Denial Coin Folder were included in the mailing.  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. 


Easter Memorials 2020 - Bring your Easter flowers to decorate the Church Sanctuary on Saturday, April 11, 2020 between 9-11 am.  To ensure proper listing of all memorial gifts in the Easter Sunday bulletin, please fill out a form and return it to the church office No LATER THAN MONDAY, March 29, 2020.  Contributions can be made to the General or Endowment funds in lieu of bringing flowers. Extra forms are available in the Narthex.


EASTER EGG HUNT DONATIONS…Our annual Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for April 11, 2020 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.  Please contact Desiree Eltringham at 570-952-1033 if you have any questions.  Thank you in advance for all your donations and support, your generosity is greatly appreciated.


Mark your Calendars!  On Sunday, March 22, 2020, the Founders Hall group will serve a buffet style Roast Beef 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!


Members:  Please sign your name when using the generic envelopes so your account can be credited, thank you.


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


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!


A freewill offering is being collected for Jayden Leiby #6.  A box is located in the Narthex, please be generous and thank you!


Fish Bake every Friday in Lent here at Trinity - February 28, March 6, 13, 20 and 27, April 3 and 10 from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Adults: $12.00 a platter- Children under 12:  $6.00 Menu includes: Baked Haddock, Deviled Crab Cakes, Cod Fish Cake, or Baked Chicken, Stewed Tomatoes, Baked Potato, Cole Slaw, Macaroni & Cheese, Dessert, and Beverage.


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!