Message, News and Events

Bulletin for Sunday, June 16: 4th Sunday After Pentecost—Worship With the Sacrament of Holy Communion and Blessing of Fathers & Father Figures

For anyone unable to attend in person, the worship service, led by Kathy Long, SALM, is live streamed at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on Trinity's Facebook page. The bulletin can be downloaded here, and a children's bulletin is available here.


God Is With You

When things go wrong in life, it is easy to despair and become overwhelmed by a sense of complete helplessness and hopelessness.


Activities

Women of the ELCA
June 9: Prayer Vigil for Peace in the Middle East

Recognition of Graduates
On Sunday, June 9, at our 9:30 a.m. worship service, we will be recognizing any member who has graduated from high school or any institution of higher learning. Please join us as we celebrate our graduates!

Marriage Vow Renewal Service
All couples of Trinity are invited to attend a vow renewal service on Saturday, June 22, at 4 p.m. A reception (with music!) will be held in Luther Hall following the service. Please call the church office by June 14 if you would like to participate.

Pantry Item for June
The pantry item for June is CANNED VEGETABLES. Please place your donation in the basket by the church entrance or bring it to the church office. A total of 39 boxes of cereal were received in April. Your support for those among us with food insecurity is greatly appreciated!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Vacation Bible School
A joint Vacation Bible School with Trinity and Zion UCC will be held Monday, July 22, through Wednesday, July 24, from 6-8 p.m. at Trinity. This year's theme is "Start the Party: Celebrate the Good News." All children age 3 through grade 6 are invited to attend and bring a friend! Registration forms are available in the narthex, on the bulletin board by the church library, and on our website at www.tlclehighton.com (click on "Online Forms" under the "Online Forms/Pictures" tab).


Council Highlights—May 2024

  • Property Committee reported the Thrift Store will pay for the new security system in the store.
  • Approved Sarah Scilipoti-Ahner for confirmation on May 19.
  • Received an update from the Call Committee. The Intense Profile is currently being created based on the submitted questionnaires from our members.
  • Approved the request from Life Line Screening to use Luther Hall on August 19 for medical screenings.
  • SALM Kathy Long reported there will be two baptisms in the near future.

Service Times
  • First Saturday Worship at 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday Worship at 9:30 a.m.
  • Sunday School at 10:45 a.m. (no Sunday School during summer)
Church News

Youth Group News

Trinity's Youth Group for grades 7 through 12 meets the last Sunday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. in the Youth Room. Come enjoy lunch, fun, and activities with Alex! As always, feel free to bring a friend. Adult chaperones are always needed, so if you would like to help, please contact the church office or speak with Alex.


Jack & Jill Preschool

Registrations
Registration continues for the 2024/2025 school term that begins in September 2024. You do not have to be a member of Trinity, or live in the Lehighton Area School District, in order to have your child attend the preschool. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to schedule an appointment to tour the preschool. Scholarships are available to help families defray some or all of the cost. If you would like to learn more about Trinity's preschool program, please call them at 610-377-6562, email them at jackandjillpreschool@yahoo.com, or visit their website.

Ink Jet Cartridge Recycling
Please drop your used ink jet cartridges in the containers in the church office or narthex. You can also drop them in the blue tote on the side porch at the preschool. Recycling ink cartridges results in needed funding for the preschool!

Amazon Wish List
The preschool has created a wish list on Amazon, with many great items that they could use for the classroom. Click here to make a purchase. If you prefer to buy locally, your donations can be placed in the basket in the church narthex, in the blue bin on the side porch at the preschool, or they can be left with Bev in the church office.

Donations
Monetary donations are always appreciated by the preschool. Gift cards from Walmart, Amazon, and Giant are also accepted.



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