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415 Bridge Street 
New Cumberland PA 17070

 

 

Announcements

As of 8/10/18

MAXIMIZE LIFE

“let us draw near to God with a sincere heart…: ~Hebrews 10:22
This is our last opportunity to urge you to fellowship with us on Saturday for the church-wide retreat. It will be a fun uplifting day for all of us. We are looking forward as we fellowship together, worship our God and are challenged to live our faith out loud as we maximize our lives. The Pastor is ready, the team is ready, Tracy Jones is ready. How about you? Are you ready?

Blanket Sunday

Today we celebrate Blanket Sunday at Trinity.  Please take a minute to pin your contribution to the sample blanket in the narthex.  Checks may be made payable to Trinity United Methodist Church with Blanket Sunday written on the memo line.  Envelopes are also available for your contributions.  Any amount is appreciated.  Our small gifts, when combined with gifts from around the world, make it possible for Church World Service and UMCOR to care for people in crisis.

Church Conference—Save the date

Trinity’s annual Church Conference will be held on Monday, October 1st at 6:30 PM in the Mt. Olivet Room. Rev. Barry Robison will chair the meeting. All members are invited and encouraged to attend.

StrongWomen Classes at Trinity!

Registration is open for StrongWomen/Growing Stronger Strength Training here at Trinity UM. Classes will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 10 – Nov. 14, 9:30 - 10:30 am in the Mt. Olivet Room. This is a 10-week program geared for middle-aged to older women. There is a $75 fee to participate and mandatory paperwork must be completed before beginning. To register for the program, go to http://extension.psu.edu/strongwomen or contact Penn State Extension Registration at 1-877-345-0691.

Sunnier Side of Sixty

The last Tuesday of August, August 28th, at 2 PM is the Sunnier Side of Sixty. The theme of the service will be "Why Sharing Our Faith Can Make Us Bolder."  A trio from the Dillsburg Brethren in Christ Church will minister in music- vocal, guitar, and harmonica. You will be blessed with their musical message. Beth Sider will present the spoken message. Participating will be our minister friends. They will assist in the service and serve communion. The Fellowship Time will be in the Mt. Olivet Room and will be hosted by Dianne Schofield. Please contact the church if you are in need of transportation.

Scarecrow Clothing Needed!

Trinity youth are back at it! September 29th is the Annual New Cumberland Apple Festival and the youth need your help! Please donate any extra clothing you might have!  Items needed are: colorful long-sleeved button-down shirts, jeans (small holes are okay!) neckties, belts, baseball hats and pantyhose (small runs are okay!)  Please place your donations in the bin labeled in the hallway. Thank you for all your help!

Contribution to the Soup Ministry / Altar Flowers

The Worship Team, in support of the Trinity Soup Ministry, discussed and is offering to you an option.  If you would like to sponsor the Soup Ministry instead of purchasing Altar Flowers for a particular week, you may contribute the price of altar flowers, $35, paid to Trinity, which will go to the Soup Ministry. Call the church office and reserve a week, the same as you would for altar flowers. Beautiful silk flowers will be in the altar vases, and your contribution will be appreciated! As with the flowers, the contribution may be in honor of or in memory of someone. Remember … this is an option, we will still have live altar flowers for those who wish to sponsor! ~Beth Sider, Worship Team Chair

New Small Group Ministry – “Celebrate from Heart and Spirit Group”

Everyone is welcome to attend Trinity’s new small group ministry.  We meet every Thursday at 10:30 AM in the Lion and Lamb Room.  Time will be spent with inspirational Bible study, music, and other activities. For more information, please call Linda Love at 717-774-5225. ~Linda Klitch, Linda Love & Carol Brown

Thought for the Week from the Celebrate from Heart and Spirit Group:
“Nestle deeply in the tall shoots of His love, and there you will find rest.” ~Max Lucado

Lay Servant/Speaker classes coming this fall

The Harrisburg District is offering the following Lay Servant Ministry Classes on September 15 and October 13, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grace UM in Hummelstown: Equipping God’s People Modules I and II and Leading Worship. Deadline for registration is September 3rd. See the bulletin board for more information. “A great way to equip yourself to serve in lay servant ministry or simply grow deeper in your faith and service to God.” ~ Pastor Arun

A Way Forward in Unity - A Holy Christian Conversation

An invitation for United Methodist Laity and Clergy. Sessions include opening devotions by the District Superintendent, a briefing on the Commission on a Way Forward report, and time for Q&A. Saturday, September 29, 9:30 am to 12 pm at Camp Hill UMC, 417 S 22nd St, Camp Hill.

Register at susumc.org/WayForward “A time which will help us understand our conversations about human sexuality leading to the United Methodist Church’s all important Special Session of the General Conference in February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, MO.” ~ Pastor Arun

CCU Flea Market

We have a treasure trove of wonderful items; from the sanctuary to the classrooms and closets in our old church building. There will be church-related items, as well as seasonal decorations and furnishings. Our Flea Market dates: Friday – September 7th from 10-2 and Saturday – September 8th from 9-1 at 413 S. 19th St., Harrisburg.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Are you looking for a positive and rewarding experience in your life? Does the opportunity of making a significant difference in someone’s life sound like something you’d like to do? Join the SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care & Hospice team of compassionate volunteers and share in our purpose to contribute time with terminally ill clients residing here in Cumberland County. Volunteer training is FREE and can be arranged to meet your schedule. Our office is located at 1920 Good Hope Rd, Enola, PA 17025. This is a very flexible volunteer opportunity; please consider becoming part of this very important and life changing ministry by calling our volunteer Coordinator at 717-680-0301.