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Staff Away: Tim Koch, July 28-31;
Bishop Guy Edmiston, July 23-August 2;
Nancy Easton, July 28-August 3.
God's Great BIG
Join us on a family adventure through some of
the wonders that make our world so amazing. Each
activity is designed for adults to experience with
August 3 - Is that for real?
Photos of nature can sometimes be too beautiful to
believe. Are they real or are they fantasy?
Join us to examine some of the most incredible sites
from around the world, and remind ourselves of the
majesty of God's awesome world!
We know summer is a busy time, so join us for all or
one of these great family events!
Giving Tree: More than a hundred ornaments have
been taken from the tree just inside the Gathering
Space entrance, each of which represents our
different benevolence ministries. Many thanks to all
those who have already generously contributed items
and/or gift cards to help others. If you have not
yet taken an ornament or have not returned your
gift(s), please do so as soon as possible. Gifts not
given to the receptionist in the Gathering Space
this weekend can be dropped off in the church office
the week of June 28.
Sunday: Sunday, August 3, is World Hunger
Sunday (or "Bread Sunday"), sponsored annually by
the Missions Committee to benefit the ELCA World
Hunger Appeal. We need your donations of quick
breads, breads or any kind of baked goods on Sunday,
August 3. Demand regularly exceeds supply; please
consider preparing several small loaves, small
packages of cookies, etc. and come prepared to make
a generous donation in exchange for one of the items
offered. Checks should be made payable to Trinity
Ministry Team invites you to hear Camp Curtin Y
director, Jamien Harvey, speak on Sunday, August 3
at 9:30 a.m. in room 237. The current after school
program focuses on academics with little time spent
on the arts. There is an opportunity to work with
the children on arts and craft projects, and
performing arts and music. This is just one of the
projects the CC-Y would like to implement this fall.
Come and hear what possibilities for ministry are
Lutheran World Relief warehouse in New Windsor, MD
is a great place to spend a day working with boxes
of layettes, school kits and personal care kits.
Items are received from all over the United States
and need to be counted and packed in designated
cartons for shipment when a disaster is identified.
A team of nine Trinity volunteers recently spent a
day sorting and packing 63 cartons of layettes, 132
cartons of personal care items, and 57 cartons of
school kits. Other volunteers prepared personal care
kits with donated items. Consider joining this team
of volunteers when they go again in early September.
service was held for Kermit Holler on July 23.
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.
The library is usually open for browsing and use
whenever the building is open. Assistance is available
on Wednesday mornings.
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.
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).
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.
Member Business Directory is on the web at
It can be accessed from News & Events,
About Trinity or Quick Links. We hope
this valuable consumer and business networking tool
will be beneficial to you. While this is not an
endorsement of any of the individuals or companies
presented, we thank you for your patronage and
support. Additions or corrections may be submitted
by the 15th of each month by contacting
If you do not have access to a computer and would
like a directory, please request a copy from the
View or download the Trinity Member
Space art display
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.
17 - Moo, by Jane Smiley; September 21
- 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
Talk: Join Pastor Horner for a beer (or other
beverage) and good conversation around the topic of
"Talking to God" at the Appalachian Brewing Company,
3721 Market St, Camp Hill on Thursday, July 31, at
Men’s Breakfast Gathering will meet on Saturday,
August 2 at Tom Hoffert’s home, 144 Henry Road,
Enola. Breakfast will start at 8. After eating we
will gather for a Bible Study or discussion about a
current topic of interest. As always we will end at
9:30. The breakfast gathering is a relaxed and
informal way of meeting other men at Trinity. All
men are invited, and please call Tom and Linda at
732-3403 or e-mail
so they can prepare the right amount of food. For
directions or any questions, contact Tom or Linda.
Save the date, Sunday, September 7, when Rev.
David and Mary Kuck will visit Trinity.
They are retiring this summer after serving 24 years
as missionaries in Jamaica. In a recent letter, the
Kucks stated, “Trinity has supported us from the
beginning, and we have appreciated our visits and
other contacts over the years.” The Missions
Ministry Team will sponsor a meet and greet at 9:30
in room 237 and a luncheon at 12:30 in Fellowship
Hall. More details later.
Save the Date - Women of Trinity Fall General
Wednesday, September 10 - 6:00 p.m. in
Collins for a day of fun. Quiet Waters, Gentle
Laughter Retreat for Women will be held on Saturday,
September 13 at Trinity. The day will include an
herb demonstration by Susanna Reppert-Brill, owner
of The Rosemary House, Mechanicsburg, and a
Christopher & Banks fashion show with Trinity
models. Men’s Day Out will be held on Saturday,
October 11. A coach bus has been reserved and
participants will tour the Yuengling Brewery and
Lackawanna Coal Mine. Registration forms are located
at the Gathering Space Receptionist’s Desk.
Women's Wednesday Morning Bible Study
Gideon: Your Weakness. God's Strength - A
Bible study led by Priscilla Shirer
Nine sessions from September 17, 2012 to
November 12, 2014
Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in room 237
Babysitting will be available.
For question or registration, call Judy Trissler at
795-5919 or Bert Weaver at 697-3259
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
- FOR A FELLOWSHIP THEATRE OUTING
The Fellowship Team is organizing a group to see
Crazy for You at the Dutch Apple Dinner
Theatre, Lancaster, on Saturday evening, October 25th.
The dinner starts at 6:00 p.m. and the
performance at 7:30 p.m. The show, a recent
high-energy Broadway musical comedy, features
classic Gershwin favorites such as “I Got Rhythm”,
“They Can’t Take That Away from Me”, and “Someone to
Watch over Me”. In addition to wonderful music, the
hilarious plot includes many unexpected twists,
mistaken identities, fabulous costumes and
dances—all adding up to an enjoyable evening of fun
and fellowship for Trinity members and their
For more information and reservations, contact
Connie and Dallas Dollase (761-3699 or
email@example.com). Arrangements will be made
for car pooling and for those who need
transportation. The Dutch Apple group price is
$49.00 per person for dinner and show.
Thursday, September 25, is the last day to make