Trinity Announcer for Jan. 16, 2022

January 14, 2022

What’s Happening at Trinity—Jan. 16, 2022

E3 and YOUTH GROUP CONTINUE THIS WEEK—Join us this Wednesday for dinner and our E3 and youth activities. Here is what we have to offer this session.

  • Delight Bible Study-Pastor Ken will lead a study on our current sermon series, Delight.
  • Parables of Jesus-Pastor Gary will lead a study on the parables told by Jesus throughout the New Testament.
  • Youth Group-Our middle and high school students gather for music, activities and small group discussions. Meet in the Youth Lounge.
  • Elementary School-Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade meet in the Mini Gym for activities designed just for them.
  • Preschool-We have special programming for some of our youngest attendees. They will meet in the kindergarten room.
  • Nursery-Take part in the above groups knowing that your youngest children (three and under) are cared for in our Church Nursery.

If you plan to eat with us this week, we need to know you are coming. RSVP at and we’ll see you at 6 p.m. If you just want to attend the classes, there is no need to RSVP, we’ll see you at 6:30 p.m.

THANK YOU FROM MCREST—Thank you everyone for your outstanding generosity in your donations, volunteering and prayers. It wouldn’t have been possible to have the positive outcome we did without your support and contributions. Our guests were fed delicious meals, there was fellowship and a good night’s sleep. God bless you for your support ! -MCREST coordinators

DELIGHT continues this week. As we dive further into this sermon series, we want to remind you that the weekly handouts are available at church during services, in the foyer throughout the week and also on Trinity’s website at Books are still available in the foyer.


CONFIRMATION MODULES RESUME—After a break for the holidays, our confirmation modules are back and will continue through the winter and spring. If your 6-8 grader has modules to complete, consider signing up at If you have questions, contact Kristin Hardy at

BAPTISM CLASSES NEXT WEEK—If you are interested in baptism at Trinity, Vicar Jeremy Ashley has baptism sessions coming up to prepare you for the process. You will talk about baptism, how and why we do it, our role, your role and how this all plays out in the “real life” of your home. There is a Zoom session on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. There are also in-person sessions on Monday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. or Tuesday, March 29, at 1:30 p.m. in the Church Lounge. To sign up, visit

SUBMIT YOUR PRAYER REQUESTS—We have an online form for submitting those requests. Go to and click Submit a Prayer Request toward the bottom of the page. Complete the form and it will be sent to the appropriate prayer warriors.

NEW MONDAY NIGHT LADIES BIBLE STUDY starts on Monday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Church Lounge. The group will study 1,2, and 3 John, a 7-week study entitled "WHAT LOVE IS" by Kelly Minter. For info, contact Bonnie Young by cell or text at 586-350-3222

TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY-- Meet to enjoy God's Word every Tuesday morning 9:30-10:45 a.m. Led by Mary Hartman and Lila Tirsell. Meetings will be held in the Church Lounge.

WEDNESDAY MORNING MEN’S BIBLE STUDY meets Wednesday at 6 a.m. in the Church Lounge. The men’s group is studying Delight, which is also our sermon series. Study guide provided. Bring your own breakfast/beverage. We will NOT have coffee. Pat Anderson leads the group. To join by Zoom, email

SATURDAY MORNING MEN’S STUDY—A Saturday morning men’s Bible study meets weekly at Great Lakes Family Dining, 36830 Harper Ave, at 8 a.m. Currently, the group is studying “Life Together” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Join in after the new year. For more information, contact Brian Lanko at


STOCK THE FOOD PANTRY—MEIJER SIMPLY GIVE IS BACK—Trinity’s Food Pantry can get a little help from you and Meijer. From now until April 2, purchase the specially-marked Simply Give donations cards from the check-out lines at the store on Groesbeck and those gift cards will be given to Trinity’s Food Pantry, to help us purchase food and other eligible baby items. In addition, Meijer will match the gifts donated to Trinity. Trinity’s Double Days are Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 26. On that day, Meijer doubles their donation for each card. On those days, for every $10 Simply Give card purchased on these dates, Meijer will provide an additional contribution of $20, bringing the total to $30 for a single customer purchase. For more information on the Simply Give program, contact Pastor Gary at or call 586-463-2921.

SMILING FACES NEEDED—The Welcome Center is in need of some friendly faces before and after the 11 a.m. service. Can you help one Sunday a month? Please contact Annette Smith at 586-215-5218 or Will Smith at 586-255-1377.

LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD GREETERS—It's always nice to be greeted by a warm “hello” and a smiling face. If you can help on Sundays before services, we are looking for several greeters to open doors, say hello and welcome everyone to Trinity. If you are interested, contact Kent or Vicki Marshall at 586.557.5828 or


TRINITY KNITTERS ARE BACK—Do you know about Trinity Purls? It’s a group of knitters that meets on Thursday evenings to knit/crochet prayer shawls. For information, contact Joan Lavey 586-791-5016.

HELP FAMILY OF GOD— Trinity provides meals for our mission, Family of God in Detroit, on the second Wednesday of each month. We need volunteers to provide a casserole/meal. If you can help, call Karen Langreet at 586-445-2460 or 586-291-6273. For more info on Family of God, visit


TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL AND ECC OPEN HOUSE—Please invite anyone interested in providing their child with an exceptional Christian education at Trinity to our School and Early Childhood Center Open House on Sunday, Feb. 6 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Families have the opportunity to visit the classrooms, meet with teachers, experience the facilities and learn about the programs that Trinity offers. For more information, call 586-468-8511.

KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION NIGHT will be Tuesday, February 8 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. We will meet in the church for a devotion together and learn more about the school and Kindergarten program. Please invite anyone you know who might be interested in attending Kindergarten at Trinity next year. Don’t hesitate to call the school office with an questions at 586-468-8511. *Due to Covid, this event is for parents only.

GOODBYE MRS. KNOPF—After 27 years in faithful service to the families of Trinity School, Mrs. Knopf will officially retire on Feb. 4. She has been a pillar of our school and will be greatly missed! You can wish her well on Sunday, Jan. 30 at the Coffee Hour between services. Mrs. Renee Kment will be joining our Trinity School staff on Tuesday, Jan. 18. We are looking forward to having her in the school office!

GET YOUR DINNER DANCE TICKETS THIS WEEK—Tickets for the 8th grade dinner dance fundraiser will be on sale in the church foyer next Sunday between services and after the 11 a.m. service. The cost of tickets is $50 per person. The dinner dance helps the class raise money for their class trip to St. Louis, Missouri. The dinner dance is Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Italian American Cultural Center from 6-11 p.m. There will silent and live auctions, music, dancing, open bar, whiskey and wine pull, baskets and prizes. Contact the school office at 586-468-8511 for more information or for tickets.


CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS STATEMENT—We will be emailing 2021 statements next week. If you do not get the e-mail, you can download your statement at any time by logging into Elexio. Go to, login and click on Giving, then download Statement and select Last Calendar year. If you have questions about the process or the statement, email

This week at Trinity—Jan. 16-22, 2022

Sunday (16)


Dinner Dance Tickets on Sale—Foyer


9 a.m.

Worship –Sanctuary


11 a.m.



7 p.m.

NYG Meeting—Community Center

Monday (17)

1 p.m.

Alanon– Church Lounge


6:30 p.m.

Tai Chi—Gym


7 p.m.

Women’s Bible Study—Church Lounge


7 p.m.

Stephen Ministry Training—Meeting Room 3

Tuesday (18)

9:30 a.m.

Trinity Quilters—Church Foyer


9:30 a.m.

Ladies Bible Study—Church Lounge


6:30 p.m.

Women’s League-Church Lounge


7 p.m.

Boy Scouts—Community Center


7 p.m.

Confirmation Modules-Youth Lounge

Wednesday (19)

6 a.m.

Men’s Bible Study—Community Center





6 p.m.

E3 Dinner—Cafeteria


6:30 p.m.

E3 Activities—Various Rooms

Thursday (20)

7 p.m.

Life with Jesus—Church Lounge


7 p.m.

Voices in Praise—Music Room


7 p.m.

Purls—Church Lounge

Friday (21)

7 p.m.

NA—Community Center

Saturday (22)

5 p.m.

Worship —Sanctuary


Special Prayers 

† For the Sick and Suffering

† For all of our youth ministries

† For those who serve, defend, and protect us (Military/Police/Fire, etc)

† For those who work in full time Christian ministry

† For all those impacted by COVID-19

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