Trinity Announcer for Nov. 13

November 10, 2022

What’s Happening at Trinity—Nov. 13, 2022

LAST CHANCE—PURCHASE A POINSETTIA—Poinsettia sales end today, Nov. 13! The plants help decorate our sanctuary for Christmas. They are $12 each. We will again have a self-serve table in the foyer. And a drop box for completed sales forms. Any questions, please call Kathy Conrad at 586-914-4512.

THANKSGIVING BASKETS—Trinity is collecting items for Thanksgiving baskets to distribute to those in need in the community. A list of needed items is available at the Welcome Center. Items can be brought to the Church Office, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Items need to by dropped off by Tuesday, Nov. 15.

BETHLEHEM BREAKFAST—Buy your tickets today for the annual ladies-only Bethlehem Breakfast. Tickets are available for $20 beginning today before and after services. They are available in the foyer TODAY and next Sunday. Tickets are also available in the Church Office through Monday, Nov. 21. The theme this year is "A Christmas Invitation: Come to Bethlehem and See - RSVP." The Bethlehem Breakfast is Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. at the Italian American Cultural Society banquet center, 42843 Romeo Plank. For more information, contact Bonnie Young by text or cell at 586-350-3222.

THANKSGIVING WORSHIP—Thanksgiving worship is Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. There is no worship on Thanksgiving Day as we give our staff time to spend with their families.


CURRENT SERMON SERIESWho Do You Say, “I AM?—Long ago Jesus asked his followers this question. Some got it right and some got it wrong. During this series of messages, we’ll let Jesus answer for Himself as we consider Jesus’ “I AM” statement from John’s Gospel. Following along throughout the fall as we explore various times Jesus said “I AM.”

  • Nov. 13—I am the way, the truth and the life

CHILDREN’S CHURCH UPDATES—Children’s Church occurs during the 11 a.m. service, kids ages 4-8 meet in the Church Lounge during the sermon for a special message. Next weekend, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Feb. 12, we will also offer Children’s Church at the 9 a.m. service! We need volunteers to help out during Children's Church with classroom management and assist kids in the activities. There is no prep work and no teaching, just bring your willing hands and heart! To sign up, visit

E3 WRAPS UP FOR ADVENT—E3, our Wednesday evening experience, will pause for the Advent season. The last E3 of the fall is Wednesday, Nov. 16. We have several Advent activities planned for the end of November and December. Stay tuned for details.

YOUTH MEETINGS—Trinity’s middle and high school youth groups will continue to meet throughout Advent. While E3 is paused, our youth are welcome to come Wednesdays at 6 p.m. to the Youth Lounge for their meetings.

NEW LADIES MONDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY—The Ladies Monday night Bible study group begins a four-week, Lifeway study, “The Wonder of Advent,” on hope, joy, peacea and love. It begins Monday, Nov.14 at 7 p.m. in the Youth Lounge. If you have questions or concerns, contact Bonnie Young by text or cell 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. Meets in the Church Lounge.

WEDNESDAY MEN’S BIBLE STUDY meets Wednesday at 6 a.m. in the Church Lounge. Study guide provided. Bring your own breakfast/beverage. Pat Anderson leads the group. To join by Zoom, email

SATURDAY MORNING MEN’S STUDY —A Saturday morning men’s Bible study meets in the Church Lounge at Trinity at 8 a.m. Currently, the group is studying the book of Colossians. For more information, contact Brian Lanko at


WOMEN'S LEAGUE MEETING —The Women’s League meets Tuesday, Nov.16, 6:30-8 p.m. in the Church Lounge. We’ll collect gift cards to for Wellspring, Bethlehem Breakfast and Algonac Christmas Log Cabin tickets are available. We will hear from Kristin Hardy about the Youth Gathering in Texas and discuss a December bake sale fundraiser For more information, call Debbie Graham-Large at 313-318-6513.

IT’S ALMOST TIME TO DECK THE HALLS—It takes a lot to dress the church in its Christmas best. If you can help, we need assistance with several decorating tasks. For more information, or to volunteer, contact Robin at 586-463-2921 or email

BLUE CHRISTMAS—Blue Christmas is a worship service for those who have experienced loss in their life, whether it be a loved one, job, home or hope, and are seeking hope. If you know someone who could benefit from this service, invite them. It is Monday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. For information or to sign up call the Church Office at 586-463-2921 or email

TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL—Trinity offers a chance to play basketball and engage in friendly competition with other local churches through MLYA or Michigan Lutheran Youth Athletics. Games are on weekends (Saturday mornings and Sundays early afternoons), and we typically have one to two practices a week (historically Sunday afternoons). We are hoping to begin practices mid-November with opening games the first week in January. Games are played at Immanuel. For more info, contact Jay Guzman at or 586-744-3962.

TRINITY CHRISTIAN COUNSELING – We now offer Saturday sessions with Ernest Brown. A dedicated Christian and Marine veteran, he works with adolescents and adults in various settings. He accepts cash or check payments for appointments. To schedule an appointment call 586-468-0401, or email Check out for more details. Our offices are in the Normandy Center, 36405 Harper, just south of 16 Mile Road.


BLOOD DRIVE—The next Trinity blood drive will be held on TUESDAY, Dec. 13 from 1-7 p.m. in the Community Center. Sign up online at or call the Parish Nurse Lisa Riviera at 586-213-1339 or email

MCREST IS COMING—MCREST is right around the corner. We are hosting guests in December and we are actively recruiting members to serve in various leadership positions that week. If you are interested, contact Parish Nurse Lisa Riviera at or call 586-463-2921.

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

WELLSPRING COLLECTS GIFT CARDS—Wellspring, an organization that helps prevent homelessness, is collecting gift cards to help those it serves. These can be VISA gift cards, department store, grocery store or gas station gift cards. Major stores, such as Meijer, Walmart, Kroger and Target are preferred. Bring the gift cards to Trinity and our representative will deliver them. To donate online, go to


SAVE THE DATE—The Dinner Dance date is set for Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Italian American Cultural Society. The event is the primary fundraiser for the eighth grade class trip to New York City. Tickets will be available in December. Also, if you are interested in donating something to the auction, contact atn8th grader or email Tanya Leon at

RAISE RIGHT PROGRAM FOR GIFT CARDS—Do you frequently visit the same businesses (like Meijer or Target)? Are you taking a trip soon (Delta Airlines or Best Western)? Maybe you eat lunch regularly at the same place (Subway, Chipotle, Panera)? Or gas up at the same station every week (Speedway, Marathon)? By purchasing gift cards through the Raise Right program, you can earn money towards your school tuition and help Trinity in the process. Over 400 vendors participate and it’s as easy as ordering online. For information, contact Rachel Nyboer in the school office at , or visit

This week at Trinity—Nov. 13-19, 2022

Sunday (13)

9 a.m.

Worship –Sanctuary


11 a.m.



12:30 p.m.

Surviving the Holidays—Church Lounge

Monday (14)

1 p.m.

Alanon—Church Lounge


6 p.m.

Macomb Quilters—Community Center


6:30 p.m.

Tai Chi—Gym


7 p.m.

Confirmation Module—Chapel


7 p.m.

Life with Jesus—Church Lounge


7 p.m.

Women’s Bible Study—Youth Lounge


7 p.m.

Stephen Ministry-Various Rooms

Tuesday (15)

9:30 a.m.

Ladies Bible Study—Church Lounge


9:30 a.m.

Trinity Quilters—Community Center


2 p.m.

Grief Share—Church Lounge


6:30 p.m.

Women’s League—Church Lounge


7 p.m.

Old Testament Confirmation Module—Chapel

Wednesday (16)

6 a.m.

Men’s Bible Study—Community Center



Kiwanis—Community Center



Paper Hugs Express—Church Lounge


6 p.m.

E3 Dinner—Cafeteria


6:30 p.m.

E3 Group Meetings—Various Rooms

Thursday (17)

1:30 p.m.

Hearing Loss Group—Church Lounge


6 p.m.

Tiger Pack 157—Meeting Room 5


7 p.m.

Purls Knitting—Church Lounge

Friday (18)

7 p.m.

NA Meeting—Community Center

Saturday (12)

8 a.m.

Men’s Bible Study—Church Lounge


5 p.m.



Special Prayers 

† For the sick and suffering

† For the ministry of our ECC

† For youth and children’s ministry (E3)

† For Our Mission Partners: This week Family of God – Detroit

† For Our Sister Congregations: This week Immanuel Macomb

† For the poor, homeless and jobless

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