Trinity Announcer for Oct. 30, 2022

October 27, 2022

What’s Happening at Trinity—Oct. 30, 2022

PASTOR PROFILE PRESENTATION—Rev. Robert Kasper from the Michigan District Office will be at Trinity on Thursday, Nov.3 at 7 p.m. in the chapel to present his pastor profile as part of our search process for a new senior pastor. Based on employee and leader input and the surveys, he has developed a candidate profile for someone who might best serve Trinity. Join us to hear his presentation and help shape the profile for the search committee to begin reviewing candidates.

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. If you know anyone in need, have them sign up in the Church Office beginning Nov. 1, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Valid Macomb County identification is required.

CONFIRMATION— Today at 11 a.m., 18 of our young people will participate in the Rite of Confirmation. Please pray for this next generation of Christ followers.


ALL SAINTS DAY—The weekend of Nov. 5/6, we remember, and give thanks to God, for our loved ones who have died in faith and are in heaven as part of the Church Triumphant! If you have a loved that died in faith in the past year (Nov. 1, 2021 -Oct. 30, 2022) and you would like their name included in the list of the Faithful Departed, contact the church office at 586-463-2921 or by TOMORROW. Please contact us even if the funeral was held at Trinity. 

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.”

  • Oct. 30—Reformation/Confirmation
  • Nov. 6—I am the Resurrection and the Life
  • Nov. 13—I am the way, the truth and the life

CHILDREN’S CHURCH VOLUNTEERS NEEDED—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. We need volunteers to help out during Children's Church with classroom management and assist kids in the activities as we work to create a safe and fun environment to grow together! There is no prep work and no teaching, just bring your willing hands and heart! To sign up, visit

MONDAY NIGHT LADIES BIBLE STUDY continues at 7 p.m. Mondays in the Community Center. The current study is "AMOS" by Jennifer Rothchild. For questions or to reserve a book, call or text Bonnie Young 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. 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


PURCHASE A POINSETTIA—Poinsettia sales begin on Oct. 29. They are $12 each. We will again have a self-serve table in the foyer. And a drop box for completed sales forms. Last day of sales is Sunday, Nov. 13. Any questions, please call Kathy Conrad at 586-914-4512.

ALTAR GUILD MEETING—The Altar Guild meets on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Church Lounge. Anyone who is interested in joining the Altar Guild is invited to attend.

WOMEN’S LEAGUE NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT! Women’s League traditionally held a Christmas Cookie Walk as a fundraiser. Now, in it's place, we're participating in Trinity’s Craft Show. We’ll be selling chili and soup mixes, jams and jellies, and dog treats, but also an assortment of new items! What are they? You’ll have to stop by our booth between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5 to see! We will be selling any remaining items before and after services that weekend. All money we raise goes to support missions and local nonprofits. For more info, contact Debbie Graham-Large at 313-318-6513.

PAPER HUGS MEETS NOV. 3—The next meeting of Paper Hugs is Thursday, Nov. 3 from 1:30-8 p.m. in the Church Lounge. Come when you can and leave when you must. No experience necessary. Bring a snack! For more information, call the Church Office at 586-463-2921.

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS—For anyone grieving the loss of a loved one, the holidays can feel insurmountable. We can help you find coping skills and address sensitive topics to help you work through grief this year. Surviving the Holidays is a one-day event sponsored by GriefShare and it will be facilitated by Trinity’s Parish Nurse Lisa Riviera. RSVP by Nov. 11 to join us for Surviving the Holidays on Sunday, Nov. 13 from 12:30-3 p.m. in the Church Lounge. A light lunch will be provided. For more information, visit or contact Lisa Riviera at 586-213-1339 or email

BETHLEHEM BREAKFAST - All ladies, save the date of Saturday, Dec. 3 for the Bethlehem Breakfast—”A Christmas Invitation: Come to Bethlehem and See - RSVP." We host the even at the Italian Cultural Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tickets are $20 and available the first three weeks in November. If you are interested in being a reader or have other questions, please contact Bonnie Young by text or cell at 586-350-3222.

TRINITY CHRISTIAN COUNSELING – We now offer Saturday sessions from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. with newest clinician, Ernest Brown. As a dedicated Christian, and as a Marine veteran, he brings experience working with adolescents and adults in various settings. He accepts cash or check payments for appointments. For information or 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.


TIE FLEECE BLANKETS – We are tying fleece blankets in the Church Lounge on Thursday, Nov. 10, 8 -11 a.m. This Thrivent Action Team will bless staff and selected students at the Pellerin Center (an alternative high school for 14-20 years old) this Christmas. Want to make one at home instead? Contact Sue von Fange at

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.

CRAFT SHOW—Trinity’s Second Annual Holiday Craft show is set for Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit Trinity’s Food pantry and several missions. For more information, contact Robin at or Amy Gusho at   for more information.


SPANISH TEACHER NEEDED—Trinity School is hiring a part-time Spanish teacher. If someone you know is qualified to teach Spanish, contact Mark Brown at

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 at 8th grader or email Tanya Leon at


PROPOSAL 3 INFORMATION—Pastor Ken, Pastor Gary and Pastor Jeremy sent an email earlier this week with important information on Proposal 3. Please check your email or visit and click on Proposal 3 information to read their message.

This week at Trinity—Oct. 30-Nov. 6, 2022

Sunday (30)

9 a.m.

Worship –Sanctuary


11 a.m.


Monday (31)

1 p.m.

Alanon—Church Lounge


6:30 p.m.

Tai Chi—Gym


7 p.m.

Women’s Bible Study—Youth Lounge

Tuesday (1)

9:30 a.m.

Ladies Bible Study—Church Lounge


2 p.m.

Grief Share—Church Lounge


6 p.m.

Boy Scouts—Community Center


7 p.m.

10 Comm. Confirmation Module—Youth Lounge

Wednesday (2)

6 a.m.

Men’s Bible Study—Community Center


9 a.m.

NOPS—Church Lounge



Kiwanis—Community Center


6 p.m.

E3 Dinner—Cafeteria


6:30 p.m.

E3 Group Meetings—Various Rooms

Thursday (3)

9 a.m.

Pastoral Care Team—Church Lounge


1 p.m.

Paper Hugs—Church Lounge


6 p.m.

Tiger Pack 157—Cafeteria


6:30 p.m.

ECC Grandparents’ Night—Community Center


7 p.m.

Purls Knitting—Church Lounge


7 p.m.

Town Hall with Pastor Kasper—Chapel

Friday (4)


No activities scheduled

Saturday (5)

8 a.m.

Men’s Bible Study—Church Lounge


10 a.m.

Trinity’s Craft Fair—Various Rooms


5 p.m.



Special Prayers 

  • † For the Sick and Suffering
  • † In thanksgiving for our church family and fheir gifts and talents
  • † For the Holy Christian Church and for the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
  • † For those who don’t know Jesus as their Savior
  • † For the unrest in the Ukraine
  • † For our confirmands

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