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Saturday: 5:30 pm
Sunday: 8:15, 8:30, 10:45 & 11:00 am
3rd Sunday: 12:30 pm, Service of Healing
Service: Could you use a healing word, prayer, or
touch? Join us for a
service of healing for heart, mind, body, and soul,
April 30 at 12:30 pm in the chapel.
Please note the change of time and
Theme for April 30
Third Sunday of Easter
Acts Church: Repentant
service bulletins: Third
Sunday of Easter
(Links to the bulletins are usually available by
Friday afternoon or evening.)
Saturday, April 29
5:30 pm service
Sunday, April 30
11:00 am traditional services
10:45 am contemporary service
(Most bulletins from services for the past
two months can be found on the
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Trinity on the Run Facebook group (Trinity on the Run
is a group of runners and walkers
committed to fellowship
and overall health in the Camp Hill area.)
Strategic Plan as approved by the Congregation
Council on January 12, 2015
and as presented to the congregation at the January
25th congregational meeting:
Final plan with appendices
End of Year Status Report
Reach out to our
hospitalized and at-home members. See the list
in the narthex and the Gathering Space tract rack.
Your prayers and contacts bring peace and comfort.
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
photograph! As we build our photo library by taking
pictures at Trinity events, your image may be among those
photographs. If you are concerned about the possibility of
appearing in group shots that we use online or in print,
even when we include no names, email
email@example.com to tell us you do not want your
Interim Associate Pastor Jennifer A. Crist will start
work at Trinity on May 1. Pastor Jennifer is a graduate of
Gettysburg Seminary and also holds degrees from Penn State.
Her focus has been on creative ideas for new ministry and
mission. Her position with us is part time as we work to
fill the vacancy created by Pastor Nancy Easton's
resignation. Look for more information in the May Trinity
Performers! Trinity is
launching a new theatrical venture this fall and we
need YOU! My Fair Lutheran, a reverent but hilarious
spoof of the Broadway classic, My Fair Lady, will be
directed by Trinity member Rick Sten and presented
in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the
Reformation this fall. Singers, actors, and
backstage helpers are needed. Mark your calendar
now: Sunday, May 21, is the date for auditions and
an information meeting. Dust off those dancing shoes
and join us! More details coming soon.
See the picture immediately above?
That's our electronic message board in the Gathering
Space, and we need one or two creative and
tech-teachable volunteers to post info about events
every other week, or even less often if we get
multiple volunteers. Best of all: you can do it from
your home computer! Contact Stephanie Maurer or
Nancy Martin in the church office for details.
Teen Tech Squad.
Is your smartphone driving you crazy? Are you eager
to learn how to use it better? Help is on the way! A
small but mighty crew of Trinity's Teen Tech Squad
will be set up in the Gathering Space on Sunday
morning, May 21, from 9:30 to 10:30 to give you tips
and tricks for making your device work better for
you! This crew will handle basic user questions, but
should not be expected to solve major malfunction
issues. Bring your smartphones and tablets. No
Turning your gift into a permanent legacy at
Trinity. Join an informal discussion with Pastor
Liz Polanzke from the ELCA Foundation on:
+ the nature of legacy giving as part of your
philanthropy; a brief review of terms
+ endowment support for the operating needs and
priorities at Trinity and why it matters
+ things to consider with estate planning and
Sunday, May 7, 9:30 am, Room 122. Sponsored by the
Stewardship Team; hosted by Trinity Member Brian
Pastor Nancy Easton announces her resignation
as a pastor
at Trinity effective April 30, 2017.
Click here to read Pastor Easton's letter of resignation
and the letter from Congregation Council President Barbara
Kriebel. Hard copies of these letters were mailed from the
church office to all members on January 11.
miss Bishop Dunlop's discussion of the call process on
Click here to listen to an audio recording of the
Easton's final preaching rotation is as follows:
Thursday, April 27 - 6:30 pm service (Chapel)
Sunday, April 30 - 8:30 and 10:45 am
contemporary services (Fellowship Hall)
Former Trinity member Pastor
Karen Durbin will be
installed as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg, on
Sunday, April 30, at 4 pm. All are invited to attend.
Art Display: Susan K. Getty is a freelance
artist and writer who loves exploring the world and
responding to it through poems and pictures. Her art
has been on exhibit in Harrisburg and the
surrounding area for the past 20 years. In January
2016, she established her studio as an official
business, Stony Run Art Studio. You can see more of
her work at
Criminal Justice System Ministry will host a
Community Connections Breakfast on Saturday, May 20,
to help support work release men and women return to
the community. Volunteers
are needed on Saturday morning for food prep,
greeting, transportation, and clean up, and on
Friday, May 19, for food prep. If you can help,
please contact Kristen Campbell at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-805-1716.
You may also use our worship witness pad to
volunteer; just give your contact information and
write "Help with Community Connections Breakfast"
Day continental breakfast.
In celebration of the wonderful Women
of Trinity...the Men of Trinity will be serving up a
continental breakfast on Mother's Day. The breakfast
will take place on May 14, Mother's Day, at 9:30 am
(between the early and late services) in the
library. The Men of Trinity will dress up the
library with flowers, candles, and balloons to help
all the mothers feel a little pampered on their
special day. There will be some seating in the
library as well as in the Gathering Space. It's the
men's way of saying thank you to the amazing women,
wives, and mothers who are a blessing to this
congregation. And if you are a gent who would like
to help in the set-up effort on Saturday morning at
9:30, or help in the kitchen or as a server, contact
Rick Sten at 717-823-2951.
relief is coming to Webster's Spring, West Virginia,
this spring. Fifty-one
Lutheran volunteers, including Trinity members Brice
Arndt, Roger Fry, and Marc and Teresa McGee, will be
geared up and ready April 30 to May 6. The spring
flood of 2016 devastated the area, and home
reconstruction is at full speed. We ask for your
Thursday Bible Study with Pastor Horner: 9:30 am in
Fellowship Hall or 7 pm in Room 237. Don't miss
the topics at left! Bring an open Bible and an open
Imagine how a seasoned journalist
might approach the story of Jesus, tracking down
information to learn all about the one we call
Christ! Lee Strobel,
journalist with The Chicago Tribune, did just that.
Then he published The Case for Christ: A
Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence
for Jesus. Join us for a 6-week adult class led by
Linda Horner. You'll see how Strobel cross-examined
experts in biblical studies and came to his own
conclusions about history's most compelling,
life-changing figure. Classes will be held at 9:30
am in room 232-234 on the following Sundays: April
30; May 7, 21, and 28; and June 4.
Participants should purchase their own copy of the
book at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Christian Book
Distributors, or other book retail stores.
The Men's Breakfast Gathering
will meet on Saturday, May 6, at Joe Hunter's home,
506 Gale Road, Camp Hill. All men and their friends
are invited. Breakfast will start at 8. Join us for
a good breakfast, good company, and Bible Study. We
will end at 9:30. The breakfast gathering is relaxed
and informal. Call Joe and Judy 717-737-9933 or
email@example.com to help in their planning
the food and if you have any questions.
Blessing Boxes which were distributed
last Fall will be collected on May 3 at Women of
Trinity's Spring General Meeting and Pot Luck
Dinner. Blessing Box
donations will be given to Pink Hands of Hope and
acknowledged at the meeting. The speaker for the
event will be Pink Hand's co-founder, Brian Gaughan,
along with his wife, Laurie. The dinner will begin
promptly at 6:00 pm and will include a brief general
meeting. There is no charge for the meal. Please
bring a covered dish to share and remember to place
your name on the sign-up sheet; you'll find it in
the Gathering Space at the receptionist's desk. All
women of Trinity and their family members are
invited. Hope to see you then. Count your blessings
and think PINK!
Silliker will present a benefit concert for the
Health Ministries of Christ Lutheran Church,
Harrisburg, on Sunday, May
14, at 2 pm, at Camp Hill Presbyterian Church. The
Health Clinic is one of the agencies supported by
Trinity's Social Ministry Team. A freewill offering
will be accepted.
our Summer Choir! May 28 - Sept 3 at 10:45 am
service (new time for the later traditional
service). Sing throughout
the summer when you can. No summer rehearsals
required, but you must contact Tim Koch by May 24 to
reserve a spot. Email
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Night is THIS Sunday, April 30, from 6:00-8:00 pm.
If you are in grades 6-8, get on out to this awesome
night of total fun and fellowship. Bring friends!
Do NOT bring a snack, we have plenty! Home-baked
goodies are still always welcome though. Dinner will
be provided. Be there and come dressed to play hard.
It will be a BLAST!
Sunday, April 30, 9:30-10:30 am
We will continue our parenting series by examining
how to "Play for Keeps, Without Losing our Marbles!"
Our focus will be on how our LOVE MATTERS over the
course of a child's life. Love over TIME is the best
way to give a child WORTH. And here's
something else to consider. Maybe love matters
more in the life of a kid than it does in the life
of an adult.
"Outside" Night is NEXT Sunday, May 7, from 6-8:30
pm! Everyone in grades
6-12 and beyond, come out to this YG tradition of
total fun and fellowship to close out the YG season.
Meet in the YG room at 6 pm, and after dinner we
will head outside to Fiala Field for some large
group games and fun. Bring friends! Bring home-baked
goodies! And bring play clothes so you can
participate in the awesomeness. It'll be a blast! C
U There. P.S. YG Summer calendars will be available
on this night. BE THERE! This night rocks.
services were held for
Evelyn Hess on April 24.
Share in the care of Trinity's family. Pray for
these members in the coming week:
Erik Bohn; Fred Bohls; Joan Bobb;
Brian, Stephanie, and Kyla Blazer; Kris and Aiden
Blair; Patricia Bixler; Ken Bistline; Peggy Bishop;
H. L. Bishop, Jr.