Fall Kick Off Information

Trinity Fall Ministry 2017

 This list includes ministry opportunities that begin (or begin again) in September 2017.  For additional opportunities to Engage God, Engage God’s People, or Engage the World contact a staff member or check out the weekly announcer or visit www.trinityct.org.

Joining Jesus on His Mission:  A 10-week congregation wide small group “study-discussion-equipping” process to learn how to engage the world more effectively in our everyday life. ALL adults at Trinity are encouraged to participate in this as their personal “next step” in faith.  Join us on Sunday mornings at 9:30 beginning Oct. 1 or form your own group that meets at another time.   Free copies of the book “Joining Jesus” will be given to all households in September.  To be a small group facilitator or to find our more about participating contact David Brown at 586-463-2921 ext. 108 or

 Saturday Night Worship begins on Saturday Sept. 9 at 5 p.m. and meets from September through May.  

Baptism preparation classes will be held on Thursdays, Oct. 5 and 12 from 7-8 p.m.  The class is comfortable and conversational in nature and is intended for parents (or expectant parents) who are interested in having their child baptized. We discuss the meaning and importance of baptism, the role of parents and godparents/sponsors; how to schedule a baptism and more. The class is held approximately every 6 weeks.  Contact Jeremy Ashley at   or 586-463-8803.

252 “Not your ordinary Sunday School” kicks off Sept. 10 for kindergarteners through 5 graders!  252 meets each week from 9:30-10:45 a.m. in the school foyer/Early Childhood Center. 252 (from Luke 2:52) is a way for you to give your child an amazing experience where they will learn how to put their faith into action and have the opportunity to build relationships with other children and positive, loving adults.  Contact Jeremy Ashley at   or 585-463-8803 for more information. 

XP3—Sunday Morning for Middle School begins on Sept. 10 for students in grades 6 – 8. Students meet for fun, a time of teaching, and for small group conversation with an adult leader at 9:30 a.m. in the Youth Lounge. Contact Pastor Brian at or 586-463-2921 for information.  

Confirmation Modules for students in grades 6 – 8. To check out the dates and times and/or to sign up for modules visit the conformation website at www.trinityct.org/confirmation. For information, contact Pastor Brian at or 586-463-2921.

High Schoolers: Students meets each Sunday evening at 5 p.m. at Pastor Brian’s house beginning Sept. 10. Students share a meal, connect with one another, and discuss the challenges of living as followers of Jesus.  Contact Pastor Brian at or 586-463-2921 for more information.  

First Bible Faith Stepping Stone begins on Sunday, Sept.17 from 4-5 p.m. in the Community Center. It is for all 1st and 2nd graders and their parents. Families learn to use the Bible together in order to grow in faith and grow together as a family. For more information, contact Jeremy Ashley at  or 585-463-8803.

Life With Jesus begins on Monday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Church Lounge and is for those interested in exploring the Christian faith and/or interested in church membership.  LWJ meets for 12 weeks.  Contact Sue von Fange at or 586-463-2921 ext.  103 for more information. 

Adult Bible Classes  for adults of all ages meet on Sunday mornings and through the week at various times and with diverse topics.  For more details on our September study groups, see the weekly Announcer, visit our website at  www.trinityct.org/classes or contact David Brown at or 586-463-2921.

LYS (Living Your Strengths) begins on Oct. 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. and meets for seven weeks in Meeting Room 1. You are at your best when you do what you naturally do best.  This 7-week journey will help you uncover and affirm your areas of greatest talent. They’re evident in and impact all your relationships and all you do. Contact Sue von Fange at or 586-4632921ext. 103 for more information. 

Financial Peace University  begins on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 7-8:30 p.m. for nine weeks.  Financial Peace is a Dave Ramsey video-based class that seeks to help people get out of debt, meet their financial goals, and learn to live more generous lives. Contact David Brown at  or 586-463-2921 ext. 108 for additional information.

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) begins on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. in the Church Lounge. Meetings continue the first and third Wednesday of the month. Childcare is provided   MOPS is intended for moms with infants through kindergarten. For information, contact Andrea Neaton at or Clare Brown at  

 MOMSnext begins on Tuesday, Sept. 26 and meets the last Tuesday of each month in the Church Lounge. MOMSnext is intended for moms with school-aged children. For more info, visit www.trinityct.org/momsnext or contact Rebecca Thomas at  

 Women’s League begins on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Church Lounge. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month, September-May. Women’s League combines opportunities for women to form and deepen relationships  as well as supporting mission work. Women’s League is open to all women of the congregation. Contact Debra Graham-Large at 586-463-9592 or      

Fellowship with Seniors begins on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at noon  in the Community Center and meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Ruth Schalk at 586-773-8588. 

LifeTree Café  meets on Sunday, Sept. 10 and meets each week from 7 to 8 p.m. at O’Halloran’s Public house, 112 Macomb Place, Mt. Clemens (across from Anton Art Center.)  Lifetree is a conversational outreach ministry. Each week is a different topic. Questions are raised. Faith is shared.  Strangers become friends. Contact Pam at 586 -790-2004 or for more information.  

 Voices in Praise begins on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Room and meets each week.  Voices in Praise is our adult choir that sings twice a month at our 8 a.m. worship and at various times of the year for special festivals. Contact Paul Finazzo at  or 586-463-2921 for information.

Children’s Choir  will continue this fall. Students in grade 4 through 8 are invited to join the Children’s Choir and sing occasionally during our worship service. Fall choir is coming. Contact the Minister of Worship and Music Paul Finazzo at or call 586-463-2921 ext. 107 for information or to sign up.

Undampened Spirit, an adult bell choir, begins on Wednesday,  Sept. 13 at  6 p.m. and continues throughout the year. Contact Paul Finazzo at  or 586-463-2921 for more information. 

The KINDLE Journey  Looking for a way to energize your faith? To get started on the journey, or get out of a rut?  To put God’s Word into practice?  To lead your life with greater intention, or grow as an everyday missionary?  Explore KINDLE. Contact Sue, or 586-463-2921 ext. 103 for more info. 

Trinity Purls is a knitting/ crochet group that provides “prayer shawls” for pastoral ministry. This is also a great time for fellowship and creating your own handcrafted creations. The group meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Church Lounge. For information, contact Joan Lavey at 586-791-5016.

Trinity Quilters for Lutheran World Relief complete quilt tops, pillowcase dresses and britches for those in impoverished countries around the world. The group meets Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m. and continues to meet the third Tuesday of every month in the Community Center. For more information, contact Lynda Gustke at or 586-463-9804 or Muriel Moore at 586-791-3008.

Non-Trinity members are invited and welcome to participate in any of the ministry opportunities listed.  Invite a friend