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Life is the Coffee
A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. The conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and in life. Offering his guests coffee, the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups - porcelain, plastic, glass, crystal, some plain looking, some expensive, some exquisite - telling them to help themselves to the coffee.
- Julia Kelm, Melissa Kester and Christine Marshall were welcomed as new members of the Christian Education Committee.
- We are looking for one or two married couples to work with the youth (grades 9-12) one or two times a month. This would include planning get-togethers in the youth room and organizing fun events.
- WELCA News
Meeting at Grace Lutheran Church - Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7PM, join with the Women of Grace for an evening of fellowship. Guest Geraldine Dorshimer will demonstrate the art of scarf-tying in stylish ways.
- Prayer vigil for Peace in the Middle East - Oct. 9.
Our prayers have been lifted up since 2002. Please continue to include the people of the Middle East in your personal prayers.
First Saturday at 05:00 P.M.
Sunday at 09:00 A.M.
First Tuesday at 10:00 A.M.
Sunday School at 10:30 A.M.
|Women of the ELCA|
This community of women gathers regularly with the mission of mobilizing women to boldly act on their faith in Jesus Christ.
They gather to grow in their faith, affirm one another in their calling and to reach out to others with their offerings and projects.
Meetings are held
on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7PM in Luther Hall (except January and August).
All women of the community are welcome to attend.
This ministry involves preparing the worship space with the furnishings, appoinments, vessels, elements, linens, and
paraments used in the liturgy (Altar Guild and Sacristy Handbook, S. Anita Stauffer).
Translated, the people of this committee set up and care for the altar paraments according to the color of the liturgical season, as well as preparing for the sacraments
of Holy Communion and Baptism.
Members usually serve one month at a time, twice a year.
Montly meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of most month at 8PM.
Volunteers are welcome.
A "circle" of the Women of the ELCA who meets to make patchwork, knotted quilts for Lutheran World Relief or local disaster.
They meet every Thursday from September throgh May, 8:30-11:30 AM, in Luther Hall.
The quilts, made with love, provide comfort, warmth and shelter for our brothers and sisters around the world who experience disasters or war.
Anyone who would like to sew,cut a square or tie a knot is welcome to join this fellowship.
Is one of nine food distribution centers affiliated with Shepherd House Inc. Its staff consists of volunteers
who are responsible for stocking, packaging and dispensing food supplies to individuals and families in Carbon County.
The Pantry is open to the public every Tuesday from
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Item needed this month:
Please place donation in the box by the church entrance or bring it to the church office.
Brown paper grocery bags are always needed.
A bargain store stocked with womenís, menís and childrenís apparel,
shoes, household items, jewelry, books, games and much more. Most of the merchandise is used, although you can also
find brand-new items.
Most weeks in the month they offer discounts of up to 70% off the price.
The store is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Volunteers are always needed.
Crop Walk 2014 - Sunday, Oct. 12
Please see Shirley Radler for details. Registration at 1PM, walk at 2PM; Lehigh Canal Park in Weissport. 25% of donations comes back to Trinity's food pantry, while 75% goes to Church World Services.
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