Weekly Announcements




1:00        Prayer Shawl

SUNDAY, November 18, 2018
8:45 Church School
10:00 Morning Worship / Joyful Noise
 Congregational Meeting
7:30 AA Meeting
Newsletter Deadline
7:00 Safety & Security Meeting
7:00 Community Thanksgiving Service
12:00 Pie Pick up until 4:00 pm
3:00 Confirmation Class
8:00 AA Meeting
 Happy Thanksgiving
Church Office Closed
10:00 AA Meeting
1:00 Prayer Shawl
SUNDAY, November 25, 2018
8:45 Church School
10:00 Morning Worship
11:00 Dinner/ Founders Hall
7:30 AA Meeting






CONGREGATIONAL MEETING - The Annual Congregational Meeting will be held just prior to the end of the worship service today.

The list of candidates for consistory 2018 voted on today are as follows:
• Elders for a three year term are – James Jordon, Ruth Kerr, and David Folk
• Deacons for a three year term are -  Christine Lesisko and Jack Myers
• Deacons for a two year term are – Susan Coombe and Leon Sassaman 
Sincerely, Diane Chicanavage, Chairman Nominating Committee

DEADLINE:  All information for December/ January issue of the “Trinity Spirit” is due at the church office no later than Monday, November 19, 2018.  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!

Community Thanksgiving Service – Here at Trinity, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Sponsored by the Tamaqua Ministerial Association.

Pick up for the pies will be Wednesday, November 21st from noon to 4:00 pm.  Any questions please see Ruth Kerr.

Mark your Calendars!  On Sunday, November 25, 2018, the Founders Hall group will serve a buffet style Chicken and Waffles dinner 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!

The Annual Ingathering will be observed at Trinity on Sunday, December 2nd.  Individuals and organizations are asked to consider a special offering to the work of our Church.  Your offering will help to support the ministry of our congregation.  Please give prayerful consideration to this matter and give as generously as you are able. Envelopes are available in the Narthex; please put your name on it so your account can be credited.

Today’s Joyful Noise Offering is for the Socks, Hats, Gloves, Mittens, and Scarves Outreach. Please be generous and thank you!

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

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.

Family Christmas Party - December 16th - We will hold our Annual Christmas Party on Sunday, December 16th in Founders Hall following the morning Worship Service.  You are asked to bring a covered dish or dessert.  A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex.  Join with the Trinity Family as we once again enjoy the fun, food, and fellowship of this special season.

The angel tree is up, when selecting an angel please place your name and phone number next to the number matching the angel, gifts range from $30-$35.  Please return gifts by December 16.  We are also collecting NEW hats, gloves, mittens, blankets and pillows, new and gently used books for infants to young teens.  Thank you for your support. The Evangelism and Outreach Committee

A Safety and Security meeting will be held on Monday November 19th at 7:00 pm. 

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.

2018 Sponsors - 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.

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!

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.