Us for Worship
Thursday: 6:30 PM
Saturday: 5:30 PM
8:30, 10:45 & 11:00 AM
3rd Sunday: 12:30 PM,
Service of Healing
Holy Communion is celebrated
at all of the above services.
This week's theme:
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Our hospitalized and at-home members are listed
in the narthex and Gathering Space. Your
prayers, cards and visits to them are invited so
that Christ may be glorified by the manner in which
His people care for each other.
Staff Away: Bishop Edmiston, September 11-26.
Could you use a healing word, prayer, or touch? Join
us for a service of healing for heart, mind, body,
and soul September 21 at 12:30 pm in the chapel. The
healing service is held the third Sunday of each
Do you have a
loved one serving in the military? Help us
update our list of military personnel by contacting
Tom Notestine in the church office
(firstname.lastname@example.org or 737-8635).
logo! Read the story behind the new logo
in Staff Notes.
Member Orientation. We encourage anyone
considering membership to attend an orientation led
by our pastors and program staff. The classes begin
Sunday, September 14, at 9:15 a.m. in the church
library. The Reception of New Members is scheduled
for the weekend of October 25-26. Contact Judy
or the church office (737-8635) for more
Planning Committee has been working over the
past six months to assess Trinity’s strengths,
opportunities, and aspirations, gather information,
and discern God’s will to develop a plan for the
future of Trinity. We’ve reached the point in the
process where it is important for us to hear from
you, the congregation. Please watch for a
congregational survey that will be offered
on-line via Survey Monkey (for those we have email
addresses) and on paper at each of the services. The
survey window will run from September 18th to
October 9th. The results of the survey will provide
additional feedback and help us to determine
priorities as the information is assembled into a
three year strategic plan. We will also be inviting
members to participate in focus groups during
October to further validate certain information. The
final strategic plan will be
shared with the congregation once it is reviewed and
approved by Council.
News: If you have noticed
how terrific the outside landscaping looks this
summer, this is due in large part to the efforts of
Mary Lou Gilbert who has “adopted” most of the west
side of church property and has contributed a
significant amount of her time, talent, and treasure
this Spring and Summer to keep the trees, bushes,
and gardens looking great. Many thanks, Mary Lou.
After several years of dedicated, faithful service,
Peter Pennington has decided to step aside as
Trinity’s Landscaping Coordinator and has turned
over the job to Bruce Bigelow. If you have an
interest in helping keep our grounds in tip-top
shape, or if you have questions/concerns, please
contact Bruce at 761-3289.
Schreffler will be installed as pastor at Zion
Lutheran Church, Union Deposit on Sunday, September
21 at 2:00 PM. Please hold Pastor Schreffler, her
husband, Curtis, their children and the congregation
All Youth in Grades 9 - 12: Planning has begun
for the 2015 ELCA NATIONAL YOUTH GATHERING in
Detroit, MI. If you are interested in going, contact
Peter Fox today to find out more details, due dates
and requirements. Do not delay as registration opens
in September 2014! Call Peter at 737-9921 ext. 227
or e-mail at
Everyone in Grades 6-7 read this! Peter here
encouraging you to come to Sunday School every
Sunday from 9:30 - 10:30am in the basement, ROOM 11.
Class just started last Sunday, so you are not too
late. This class is taught by three YG Advisors:
Hannah, Rob and Jenna, so YOU KNOW it's gonna be a
blast! Be there for all of the excitement. Bring
friends! Encourage your peers! Just be there and
you'll love it.
Wednesday morning women’s Bible study is doing
the course: Gideon, Your Weakness, God’s Strength,
by Priscilla Shirer. If you have ever felt
inadequate, this is the study for you. Come and see
how Gideon’s story is far more than a wet fleece and
a battle won with 300 soldiers. It is actually one
man’s struggle with his own weakness and the one
true God who transformed it into triumph. You will
learn how God is still transforming his people. The
study will begin on Wednesday, September 17 in room
237, 9:30-11:30 and there are eight
sessions. Babysitting is available. If you have any
questions, please contact Bert Weaver (RobertaLWeaver@verizon.net;
697-3259) or Judy Trissler (email@example.com;
begin! Pastor Horner’s Thursday Bible Studies
(9:30-11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall; 7:00-8:30 p.m.,
Room 237) began September 4. The fall study will
focus on the book of Revelation. Bishop
Edmiston’s Men’s Bible Study began Tuesday,
September 9, at 8:00 a.m. at Brother’s Restaurant,
Route 15 South, Mechanicsburg. They will be studying
the book of Hebrews.
Book Discussion Group
has chosen its books
through December, 2014. You are invited to read the
book and join the discussion on the third Sunday of
each month at 9:30 a.m. in Room 237.
- Love Wins: Heaven, Hell, and the Fate
of Every Person Who Lived, by Rob Bell;
October 19 - The Invention of Wings,
by Sue Monk Kidd; November 16 - Five Equations
that Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of
Mathematics, by Michael Guillen; December 14
- Skipping Christmas, by John
For more information about the book discussion group, please contact Craig Staller at
or 717-921-1957reception desk in the Gathering
The Rob Bell
Nooma Series will be offered as an adult course
during the Sunday church school hour beginning
September 14. Join Linda Horner, facilitator, in
room 236 at 9:30 a.m. for a lively discussion on how
God is at work in our lives and in the world around
us. Other Adult Classes: Augsburg Bible
Study (room 228-230) is a year-round study by an
array of theologians, providing insight through
questions, discussion, and prayer. Rejoice!
(room 239) also meets year-round and discusses
various topics past and present. WIRED (room
124) begins on September 14 and focuses on current
Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Learn how academics, admissions and financial
strategies can work together to help save you money
on college expenses. Students are encouraged to
attend this complimentary, 90 minute overview with
This event is sponsored by The West Shore Chapter of
www.Thrivent.com/uplan and select Pennsylvania.
Register for the Fall Sup ‘n Study
Registration at the Gathering Space
Receptionist's Desk (Pre-registration is
Wednesday nights - October 8 to November 5
Dinner 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Class 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Lutheranism, Unpacked - Pastor John Brock,
Introduction to Biblical Oils - Judy Collins,
Brain and Aging - Ken Collins, leader
God and Family - Dr. Ryan Argot, leader
Supervised Veggie Tales and nursery provided on
October 8 - Moussaka
October 15 - Chicken Pot Pie
October 22 - Pork and Sauerkraut
October 29 - Baked Chicken
November 5 - Seafood
with child friendly alternatives
Changes made at the cook's discretion.
Cost of a meal is: $6 for adults, $4 for children,
capped at $16 for a family.
When registering, please indicate any dietary
restrictions or contact Joe Hunter (737-9933).
'n Study Brochure for more details
Religion and Life Issues Class
November 2nd at 9:30 in room 237, Pastors
Horner and Easton will lead a class on the ELCA
Social Statement - Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust.
Copies of the statement will be available at the
reception desk in the Gathering Space on October 12th
and 19th. The statement is also
available online at:
Women of Trinity
Circles - Circle meetings start in October.
Women of the Bible – Bible Study Circle Meetings
Please Note: study packets will be made available
during each circle session. If you wish to take
lessons home, there is a $3.00 fee, thank you.
Esther – 1st Monday, 6:30 pm, Library
Deborah Circle – 1st Tuesday, 9:30 am, Library
Elizabeth/Ruth Circle, 1st Tuesday, 1:00, Library
Sarah Circle – 2nd Sunday, 9:30, Room 237
Project Sewing meets on Tuesday, September
16, from 9 am to 3 pm. This month is our annual pot
luck luncheon. Anyone 12 and older, male or female,
may join us. You do not need to know how to use a
sewing machine or how to make a quilt. We can teach
you the various steps necessary to make a quilt for
local, national or international relief efforts. .
We will also meet in the evening from 6 pm to 9 pm
on the first Tuesday of the month. The team invites
you to join us at either
meeting. Questions, call Carol Crowe, Project Sewing
Co-leader, at 737-2936.
Blessing Boxes - Our Blessing Box monies
will go to Camp Nawakwa. Please place your box in a
place you will see daily and when your feel blessed,
place an offering in the box!
November 2, 2014 is Blanket Sunday. A
donation of $5.00 provides a blanket to those in
December 6, 2014 – Christmas Luncheon with
a story read by Judy Collins. Cookies will be packed
for the homebound at 10 am with the luncheon
starting at 11:30 am. A very special guest will
appear (You won’t want to miss this one!)
Bring your spouse, children, and grandchildren. Be
sure to purchase your tickets in the Gathering Space
or church office.
have begun for a 2015 Trinity Family Picnic. An
offsite church picnic is a big undertaking and your
help is needed to make it a success. This all day
event will need careful planning. If you are willing
to serve on one of several sub-committees (food,
activities, worship) please contact Steve Kauffman
Trinity Camp Hill is sponsoring a Camp Nawakwa
Benefit on March 22, 2015 in Fellowship Hall
from 4pm-6pm. Mark your calendars! Details to be
announced later this fall.
Ministry Committee and Trinity volunteers
support the Saturday homeless breakfast at St.
Patrick Cathedral. This month Trinity will donate
gently used items to the Shining Light Thrift Shop
Ministry of St. Patrick Parish. Drop-off may be made
at Trinity between September 14 and 28. Place items
at the bottom of the ramp at the end of the kitchen
hallway. Do NOT place items in the Gathering Space
or stairwell closet. Donations may include bathroom
items, books, candles, cards, clothing (men, women
and children), dishes and tableware, jewelry, lamps
and small kitchen appliances, framed pictures,
pillows, pocketbooks and wallets.
Overseas Military Coupon Project:
Weekly, we collect coupons that are
no more than 1 month expired
and individually cut before being placed in the box
near the front entrance. Coupons cannot be for
specific stores or rebates since the overseas
families cannot use them.
Food Pantry needs -
Each Sunday of every month food can be brought
to the church for the Food Pantry. Please
place your non-perishable food items in the food box
in the Collection Closet in the Gathering Space, or
the baskets in the narthex. Some needed items are
soup, noodles, baked beans, canned fruit and
vegetables, peanut butter, spaghetti and spaghetti
sauce, baby food, powdered milk, tea bags, canned
juice and canned meats. Thank you for your
Women of Trinity
collects both Campbells’ product labels and Box Tops
for Education for Foose and Downey Elementary
Schools in Harrisburg. Please bring UPC codes or Box
Tops for Education labels from BIC, Campbell’s
products, Pop Secret, Franco American, Pace,
Pepperidge Farms, Post Cereals, Prego, Emerald Nuts,
Glad Food storage bags and containers, Betty
Crocker, General Mills, Scott paper products and V8
products. The collection box is on the reception
desk in the Gathering Space.
Trinity's Evangelism Team is planning on marching
in the annual Camp Hill Halloween Parade on Tuesday,
October 28. You and your family are invited to
wear costumes (or not) and join us just before
5:00PM in the church parking lot! We will have
banners, a crucifer, a “horse”, a man with a bucket
and shovel walking behind the horse, staff members
and a musician!. It promises to be a fun evening!
Call or email Becky Enney, 717-737-4115 or
if you would like more information!
Grief Support Group. A support group for those
grieving the loss of a loved one will be meeting on
Sunday mornings in room 235 from 9:00 until 10:30
beginning September 28. There will be ten sessions,
led by Marjorie Woodward, formerly Caring Ministry
Counselor at Trinity. The book Understanding Your
Grief by Alan Wolfelt will be used as a guide.
If you are interested in participating and/or would
like more information, please call Marjorie at
717-761-0147 or email
The group will be limited to 10 members.
You are invited to
a Memory Café - October 10 from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Share your stories, be our guest for a light dinner,
enjoy some music and socialize. This event is
for those who have early to moderate dementia and
their caregivers, and those who worry about memory
problems. RSVP no later than September 26.
Reservations are limited to 50 guests. For
more information and to RSVP contact: Donna Sprowls
at 717-649-7919 or
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Trinity Concert Series
Opening Concert - Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Festival of Keyboards! 4
Pianos, 8 Hands
Festival Of Keyboards! is a grand concert of four
pianos featuring Ovid Young, Jeff Bennett, Stephen
Nielson and Jerry Anderson. The concert features
sacred, classical and pop music and includes solos,
duets and of course, the thrilling foursome
Patrons needed! Please become a Patron of
Trinity’s 2014/2015 Concert Series. All Trinity
members and friends should have received a brochure
and enclosed letter with a section to fill out,
detach, and mail or bring to the church office with
your contribution. If you have not received one,
extra brochures are in the tract rack in the
Gathering Space. The first concert - Festival of
Keyboards! - is right around the corner: October 5
Space art display
Last Call for Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre: The
Fellowship Team added additional seating under our
group reservation at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
for Saturday, October 25. You are invited to join us
to see Crazy for You, a Broadway musical comedy
featuring beloved Gershwin songs. Reservation forms
with details are on the Gathering Space desk and in
the church office. Call Connie and Dal Dollase at
761-3699 for reservation availability. The
per-person group price for the buffet dinner and
show is $49.00 including tax and gratuity. Our
deadline is September 25. You may drive directly to
the theatre or carpool from Trinity. Rides will be
provided for those needing them.
Alehouse Table Talk: Join Pastor Horner for a
beer (or other beverage) and good conversation
around the topic of “Dance of the Holy Trinity” at
the Appalachian Brewing Company, 3721 Market St,
Camp Hill on Thursday, September 25, at 8:30 pm.
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