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Pastor Brock, August 17-23.
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
The ELCA has designated Sunday, September 7, as a
special event – God’s Work, Our Hands.
Lutheran congregations across the country will be
working on projects to benefit those in need. Our
congregation’s special project will be supporting
the Lighthouse Outreach Center of Harrisburg. The
Lighthouse Outreach Center is located at 1839 Market
Street, Harrisburg, and is a ministry for women
needing transitional housing as a result of
addiction, abuse, homelessness, brokenness, and
incarceration. Volunteers are needed for Saturday,
September 6, and Sunday, September 7, to help with
repairing windows and fencing, and painting. For
details contact Barb Musselman
firstname.lastname@example.org or 329-3710.
WANT TO BE A TUTOR? If
you are a current, past or potential tutor in
Trinity’s weekly outreach program to young children
in the Harrisburg School District who need extra
help with reading and math, then consider yourself
invited to a Dutch-treat luncheon and meeting
on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in
Perkins Restaurant, 7 Erford Road, Lemoyne. This
will be an open discussion about the tutoring
program that we hope to get rolling by mid-September
at Downey, Foose and Scott Elementary Schools. We
are optimistic that we will have the tutoring times
for each school worked out by the luncheon meeting.
Please consider recruiting your friends and
neighbors to tutor, whether they're Trinity members
or not. All are welcome and the need is so great!
Contact Jane Hess or Stella Ludwig for more details
Calling All Kids
and Families - Join us! August 24 -
Blessing of the
(At all worship services)
Wear your backpack (or bring your bucket) to the
Children’s Message at each service and receive a
special blessing as the new school year begins!
Calling All Kids
and Families - Join us! August 24 -
Summer Sundaes concert and picnic
5:30 p.m. picnic - 6:30 p.m. concert
Calling All Kids
and Families - Join us!
Sunday School Kickoff 9:30 –10:30 a.m.
for toddlers through adult
brand new approach to kid’s Sunday School!
Each week we will explore the same gospel lessons we
hear in worship,
but from a kid’s point of view!
Registration now OPEN!
Have Questions? Need more info?
Kelly Falck, Director of Children & Family
717-737-9921 ext 228
Working with you to make faith a part of everyday
Trip to New Windsor, MD, on Wednesday, September 3.
We have an opportunity to volunteer at the LWR
Warehouse in New Windsor, MD. We will leave
Trinity’s parking lot at 6:30 a.m. and return around
5:00 p.m. Lunch in the dining room is provided at no
cost to all volunteers. Contact Judy Collins
(737-9921 x 239) before August 27, if you
would like to join us.
for Kids -School supplies are needed for 1st and
2nd graders at Downey, Steele and Foose Elementary
Schools in the Harrisburg School District.
Members of Trinity have been tutoring 1st and 2nd
graders from Foose and Downey schools for years (if
you’re interested in this effort, contact Jane Hess
or Stella Ludwig). Last year, they added students
from Steele Elem. We have seen the progress these
children gain in one crucial short year, due to the
diligence and skill of wonderful dedicated teachers
who are increasingly hampered by large pupil numbers
and many times lack of basic supplies. These are
children who are hungry to learn, they work hard and
are very proud of their successes.
In the past, we have collected school kits to be sent
abroad by Lutheran World Relief. Recently we have
sent our kits to the Harrisburg students where our
tutors work. Last year, due to the generosity of our
parishioners, Trinity was able to assemble 310 kits,
which were distributed by Santa Claus at a Christmas
party at the schools.
You can help by either providing a full kit or any part
or by purchasing a bulk pack of any one item (like a
covered dish dinner, it will work out that we won’t
end up with 1,000 pencils and no crayons). If it’s
easier, a donation of money will be helpful to buy
So, check the store sales -- many have already
started-- and bring your items to the box in the
gathering space. If everyone pounces on this
opportunity really early, we can get the items at
the best prices. Happy Shopping!!
School Supplies needed:
*pencil tip erasers
*small pack of crayons
*small pack of markers
*plastic pencil box
*individual pack of tissues
Thank you for your support! Please help us reach our
goal of 315 kits this year.
P.S. Special thanks to the students of our Vacation
Bible School. This summer they collected enough
items to assemble 50 kits!
Group - A support group for those who are
grieving the loss of a loved one will be meeting on
Sunday mornings in room 235 from 9:00 a.m. 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
email@example.com after September 1. She would
like to meet with you individually before the group
begins to explain the group process and answer any
questions you might have. The group will be limited
to a maximum of 10 participants.
daughter of Britta (Bjorkedal) and Adam Barrickman,
was baptized on August 16.
for children’s choirs!
New times for K-5th Grades
New Food, Fun, and Fellowship for 3rd - 5th Grades
Cherub Choir (K - 2nd) - Sunday, 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Junior Choir (3rd - 5th) - Sunday, 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Food, Fun, and Fellowship (3rd - 5th) - Sunday,
6:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Junior Bells (3rd - 5th) Sunday, 6:45 - 7:15 p.m.
This fall we are creating a new and fun experience
for 3rd - 5th graders. Those who love to sing and
ring will now be fed between rehearsals. It’s a
GREAT time to join us for singing, ringing AND/OR
Contact Amy Koch (AmyLKoch@verizon.net)
or Kelly Falck (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or simply show up on September 7.
Youth (grades 6-12)!
Matins Choir - Sundays, 5:00 -6:00 p.m.
A “classic” choir for contemporary youth!
The Matins Choir sings music from the classic to the
contemporary as well as learning all the basics of
(advanced) - Sundays, 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.
*some 6th or 7th graders choose to stay in the
(Junior Bells) where the music is at a less advanced
Concert Choir - Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Chancel Choir - Thursdays, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
(Rehearsals start August 28 – note-reading ability
Family Choir (grade 5 to adult) sings twice per year
Vigil Choir (grade 5 to adult) sings at the Easter
Adult Bells currently full (substitutes sometimes
Family Bells (grade 5 to adult) plays twice per year
All those interested should contact Tim Koch at
email@example.com or call 737-9921
x229 or 761-5902. Please don’t hesitate to call or
email with any questions!
Come help us
make a joyful noise to the Lord!
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.
- 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
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
the 2014 Maine Mission Team on Sunday, August
24, at 9:30 a.m. in room 237. This was the teams
fourth year in Cherryfield and the demand for work
projects has increased. Come and see the Power Point
presentation and find out how your financial support
to Trinity’s Missions Team makes a difference. Any
questions contact Judy Collins at
email@example.com or 737-8635.
all YG in grades 6-12. The last YG Pool Party at the
Taylors’ home is on Sunday, August 24, from
2:00-6:00 p.m. All food, drinks, and snacks will
be provided. Any homebaked goodies are welcome.
Bring friends, too! Plan on meeting us at their
house for this day of fun in the sun. If you have
any questions or need directions, please call me
(Peter) at 737-9921 ext. 227. C U there! It’ll be a
Are you coming
to the final FREE picnic and Summer Sundae Concert;
August 24 at 5:30 p.m.?
help Trinity show God’s love through hospitality to
our community! Sign up at www.timetosignup.com/trinitycamphill
to help out. Invite your family and friends. Bring
your lawn chair and come enjoy the last days of
summer! Held outdoors on church grounds (indoors in
the event of inclement weather).
Talk: Join Pastor Horner for a beer (or other
beverage) and good conversation around the topic of
"Why Evil?" at the Appalachian Brewing Company, 3721
Market St, Camp Hill on Thursday, August 28, at 8:30
The AARP Safe
Driving Class for older drivers 55 and up will
be hosted at Trinity on Friday, September 5,
beginning at 8:15 a.m. This 4-hour refresher course
is designed for drivers who have completed the
8-hour program and can show proof of course
completion. The cost is $20 ($15 for AARP members
with membership #). Please pick up a registration
form at the Gathering Space Receptionist’s Desk.
Men’s Breakfast Gathering will meet on Saturday,
September 6, at Reuben Balasundram’s home, 6 S.
Madder Drive, Mechanicsburg. All men and their
friends are invited. Join us for a good breakfast at
8:00 a.m., good company, and an interesting
discussion. We will end at 9:30. Call Reuben and
Debbie at 791-0513 or e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org to help in their planning
the food and if you have any questions.
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.
Committee will host the Dave Ramsey - Financial
Peace University at Trinity beginning
Wednesday, September 10. This nine-week program
includes resources to reduce, avoid, and eliminate
debt. The course is open to Trinity members and
friends of Trinity. Testimonial: "As a newly
married couple, Financial Peace University gave us
the tools and where-with-all to plan for our new
family's future. We were glad to take the course and
recommend it to all members of our congregation."
Please speak to any pastor if you would like to be
considered for a partial reimbursement. Partial
scholarships are available with a portion of the
registration fee refunded upon completion of the
course. Complete an orange insert, or contact Judy
Collins for a registration form (737-9921 ext 239)
Women of Trinity
Reminders: Registration for the Camp Hebron Fall
Retreat "The Butterfly Cycle: From Death to
Life" must be postmarked by September 13. Everyone
is welcome to attend – registration forms are
available at the Gathering Space desk. Women of
Trinity General Meeting: Open to women, children
and spouses – Wednesday September 10. Join us for a
Potluck Supper at 6:00 p.m. Learn more about our
Blessing Box Project and you’ll start to realize
blessings happen every day! Please remember to
return your Summer Offering Envelope – Summer is
winding down and the Women of Trinity still need
your support. Any amount is appreciated.
Deadline for the Women’s Retreat is Sunday, August
31. Join Judy Collins for a day of fun on
Saturday, September 13, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
in Fellowship Hall. Susanna Reppert-Brill, herb
lecturer and owner of The Rosemary House,
Mechanicsburg, will join us in the morning. After
lunch Christopher and Banks, women’s apparel, from
Capital City Mall will sponsor a fashion show with
Trinity women as models. Registration forms can be
found at the Gathering Space Desk or contact Judy at
email@example.com or 737-8635.
Men’s Day Out
will be Saturday, October 11 from 8:15 a.m. to
5:30 p.m. Tour the historic Yuengling Brewery in
Pottsville and the Lackawanna Coal Mine near
Scranton. Lunch will be provided. Registration forms
are at the Gathering Space Desk. Deadline for
registration is September 7.
Missions Ministry Team will sponsor a summer 2015
Mission Trip. This will be the fifth year the
team has traveled to Cherryfield to work on home
repair projects for the Maine Seacoast Mission.
If interested in participating the week of June 15,
plan to attend an orientation meeting on Sunday,
September 14 at 12:15p.m. in the library. Contact
Daryl Ackerman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
for more information.
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
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.
the Dates for the Fall Sup ‘n Study
Wednesday nights - October 8 to November 5
Dinner 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Class 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
reservation soon to join the Fellowship Team’s
outing to the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre on
Saturday, October 25. The buffet starts at 6:00
p.m., and the performance of the musical comedy,
Crazy For You, is at 7:30 p.m. The show, a
recent high-energy Broadway hit, features classic
Gershwin songs. Even though the deadline is
September 25, you are encouraged to reserve early
because of our greatly reduced pricing. Due to a
generous gift certificate, the Fellowship Team has
made a group reservation for 32 Trinity members and
friends at a price of $31 per person (dinner, show,
tax, and gratuity). Reservation forms with more
information are available at the desk in the
Gathering Space and in the church office during
normal business hours. Arrangements will be made for
car pooling and for those who need transportation.
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.