This week's theme:
Some things never change -
Inclement weather cancellations:
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Too Deep for
Words: Devotions for Lent 2014, is the
Lenten devotional resource Trinity has made
available for our parishioners during Lent.
This pocket-sized devotional includes daily readings
from Paul’s Letter to the Romans, along with a
photo, quote, reflection and prayer. Copies of this
book can be found in our narthex and Fellowship
Hall. If you prefer accessing this resource on
your Kindle or Nook, check out Amazon or Barnes and
Noble, where you can purchase this inexpensive but
meaningful devotional book. (Published by
Augsburg Fortress; authored by David Miller, Mary
Hinkle Shore and Joelle Colville Hanson.)
join us for the Mid-week Lenten Service -
Wednesdays at 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. (after Sup n'
Study) March 12th through April 9th
in Fellowship Hall. Enter into a
contemplative and spiritual community, as we Pray
Around the Cross, a devotional prayer service
originally developed in Holden Village, a spiritual
retreat center in Washington state. Filled
with candlelight, prayer, readings, music, and
silence, this 20-30 minute service provides an
opportunity to experience and focus on the cross, a
symbol of God's love for us in the flesh of Jesus
of the weekly Trinity Today
Alehouse Table Talk
- March 27 at 8:30 p.m. - A.B.C. (Appalachian
Brewing Company), 3721 Market St., Camp Hill -
An evening of good friends, good beer, and good
conversation about a great God. For
information, contact Pastor Jack Horner at
email@example.com or 737-8635.
Did you know:
So far this winter we have spent over $9,500
for snow and ice removal.
up today! Our 2nd bi-annual Weekend
of Caring provides many opportunities to serve our
community and do God’s work. Last year we had 120
participants. This year our goal is 200. We need
A wide range of projects are available including
helping with the CROSS pizza party, assembling
Baskets of Love, knitting prayer squares, visiting
care facilities for sing-a-longs and bingo, helping
move merchandise at the Pink Hands of Hope Thrift
Store which benefits breast cancer patients,
painting a locker room at the Camp Curtin YMCA,
attending the Work Release Outreach Worship Service
in Harrisburg, preparing and serving a community
meal in Harrisburg, making cards for members in need
and our homebound members, working on quilt tops and
building a handicapped ramp in Dauphin County.
And, a food drive for the Ecumenical Food Pantry and
the Food Pantry at the Seminary will take place on
the weekends of March 8, 15, and 22.
We relate to God in many ways. We put our hands
on his work. This service opportunity is a way for
us to work together, enjoy fellowship, see God in
other people, and share God’s love.
Complete details are on our web site at
trinitycamphill.org and brochures are at the
Receptionist’s Desk. You can sign up online at
www.surveymonkey.com/s/weekendofcaring or in the
Gathering Space on March 2, 9 and 16.
All volunteers are invited to return to Fellowship Hall
for the ending meal on Sunday, March 23 to share
stories and a meal of soup and sandwiches with one
another. Fellowship time is from 5:30 to 6 pm and
the meal will be served at 6 pm. Advance
registration is required.
Please sign up by March 16 to participate.
Contact Barb Musselman Weekend of Caring
firstname.lastname@example.org or 329-3710 if you have
are still needed at the Emergency Winter Homeless
Shelter. Christian Churches United sent out a
plea for volunteers for the week of March 16 – March
22 and because our sign-ups for our turn in February
went so well, we have offered to take another turn.
The weather has remained cold this winter and the
need is great. The shelter is located at the
Susquehanna Harbor Safe Haven, located at 1805 North
12th Street in Harrisburg. Please stop by the poster
in the Gathering Space for more information and/or
call Becky Enney (717-737-4115) or Joe Hunter
Sup 'n Study
- Wednesday nights, March 12 - April 9
A time for fellowship at Trinity with a light supper
of soup and sandwich/salad
followed by one-hour classes for five weeks.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Cost for the meal is $5
for adults, $3 for children and capped at $15 for
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Good God Questions
Hearing the Cries: Faith
& Criminal Justice
Inside the Large
Introduction to Microsoft
The Daniel Plan: Feast on
Something Bigger Than a Fad
Veggie Tales and nursery will be available for
Registration is strongly recommended.
Five Week Adult
Sunday Church School Program - March 9 through
9:30 a.m. in room 234
Linda Horner, facilitator
The Nooma Video Series
by Rob Bell
Explore our world from
the perspective of Jesus.
A time for conversation on important issues.
Member Contributions Actual
Member Contributions Budget
Over/(Under) Contribution Budget
Year-to-date 2014 Budget Balance
Contributions to Reduce Building Loan $
Building Loan Balance - 2/28/2014
evening group will meet Tuesday, March 11,
instead of Tuesday, March 4, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
We will also meet for our regular daytime meeting on
the third Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m.. The team invites you to join us at either
meeting. 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. Questions,
call Carol Crowe, Project Sewing Co-leader, at
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 March 9 through 23. 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.
Composers Choral Festival will be held here on
Saturday evening, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. Over 200
voices from area churches and the Harrisburg Singers
will combine under the direction of Dr. Robert Lau.
$10 tickets are on sale in the church office during
business hours and at the reception desk on Sundays
you’re looking for fun, fellowship and exercise
come on out and join the Trinity Softball Team. All
those 16 years old or older are welcome. Sign up in
the Gathering Space or contact Dave Addams for more
(email@example.com or 943-8997).
51 Eagle Scout Project: Calling all
Eagles! Troop 51 has compiled a list of all
of the Boy Scouts who have earned the Eagle Scout
rank since the Troop began in 1925. If you or a
family member, or someone you know has earned their
Eagle Scout rank from Troop 51, please contact Jo
Mundis, Committee Member at (717) 579-3631 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to make sure the
information we have is correct. Thank you for your
assistance in our quest!
You!! Over and over - because the two-year-old
improvements to Fellowship Hall continue to enhance
Trinity's ministry in unexpected ways. Your
nourishing contributions of time, talent, and
treasure (green envelopes) bring us within $4,119
of marking the $222,237 loan "Paid in Full." We will
notify you when that happens and close the campaign
- directing any excess contributions to a reserve
for the maintenance and replacement of the new
lighting, sound, and control equipment. Disciples in
the Making, Making Disciples.
Food Pantry Presents:
Sweeny Todd - An Evening at the Theater!
Friday, May 9th at the Whitaker Center
The Ecumenical Food Pantry presents an Evening
at the Theater on Friday, May 9th, at Whitaker
Center featuring the Broadway hit musical, Sweeny
Todd! The Pantry wants to invite you to join us in
this FUNdraising event! The $35 tickets go on sale
starting mid-March! Purchase your tickets early to
reserve the best seats in the house. Email us at
email@example.com, or send your check directly
to The Ecumenical Food Pantry, 901 North 6th Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17102 (payable Ecumenical Food Pantry
– memo line: Sweeny Todd performance). Be sure to
include your contact information and address.
Historical Society Of the Mid-Atlantic
LUTHERAN CHURCH HISTORY CONTEST FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH
The LHSMA sponsors this contest for students in grades
6 through 12 to foster awareness of the importance
of local history and culture in the life of their
congregation. It seeks multimedia projects that tell
a story either about the history of their
congregation, a particular person in the
congregation who has played a significant role in
its life, or an important event, mission or ministry
that has shaped the congregation.
For the year 2014 entries must be submitted no later
than June 30, 2014. Entries are to be submitted
in a digital formal and will be judged by a panel of
persons selected by LHSMA. Winners will be announced
in the fall of 2014.
Awards: A prize of $250 will be awarded to a
winner in both the middle school and high school
group. Individual and team entries welcome.
How to Enter: Applications can be found on line,
www.lhsmidatlantic.com along with other
information about the contest.
This is a good youth group, confirmation or scout
project. Further questions can be directed to Pastor
Stephen Herr, president of the LHSMA at
Christopher, son of Jill and Brian Healey, was
baptized on February 16.
A funeral service was held for Dr. Herbert Jordan on
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 June, 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.
March 16 – Strength in What
Remains by Tracy Kidder; April 13 – The
Queen of Palmyra by Minrose Gewn (This is the
second Sunday because Easter is the third Sunday,
April 20.); May 18 – On a Farther Shore: The
life and legacy of Rachel Carson by William
Souder; June 15 – The Language of Flowers
by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Lutheran" Adult Forum - Sunday, March 23, 2014
Please join us at 9:30 a.m. in Room
237 for a discussion on
Not: Use Words to Talk about Christ”
from page 30 of the February 2014 issue of The
Lutherans have work to do when it comes to sharing
our faith, and yet personal stories of God and
invitations to church are still the best ways to
spread the gospel. It’s sometimes hard to break the
ice, but as ELCA pastor and writer Dena Williams
shows, with creativity and a little bravado you can
talk about Christ to anybody.
you do not have access to the articles, paper copies
will be available about two weeks in advance of the
session and may be picked up at the reception desk
in the Gathering Space. If you have any questions,
please contact class coordinators Craig Staller or
Doug Bonsall (921-1957).
Annual Youth Group Pancake Breakfast is
Saturday, March 8, 7:30-10:30 a.m. You can purchase
tickets after each service February 16, 23, and
March 2. If you purchase tickets in advance, the
price is $5 for adults, $3 for children 3-10.
Tickets at the door are $6 for adults, $4 for
children 3-10. No tickets are required for those
under 3. Tickets are also available in the church
office during office hours. All funds raised go to
support our YG with future trips.
all Sr. High! The next Sr. High Nite is on Sunday,
March 9, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. This is a totally
new nite just for you and your peers of faith, fun
and fellowship. These nites will be intentional to
strengthen your faith in one another and in your
relationship with God (having lots of fun along the
way of course), and they are just for you, the
senior high. Bring friends, they are always welcomed
and encouraged! Bring some home-baked goodies if you
want! Dinner and all other snacks will be provided.
Do not bring any snacks! Do bring friends!
Jr. High read this! Jr. High movie nite is on
Sunday, March 16, from 6-8:30 p.m. Be there for
all of the great fun and fellowship, plus an awesome
movie. Bring friends! Do not bring snacks. All food
will be provided. C U there.
University presents Thinking About Jesus in a
Post-Christian World by The Rev. Dr.
William H. Willimon on Monday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.
in the Degenstein Campus Center Theatre. Dr.
Willimon is Professor of the Practice of Christian
Ministry at the Divinity School, Duke University,
and a former bishop of the United Methodist Church.
The program is free and open to the public and no
tickets are required.