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
This week's theme:
Born again, and again, and again
This week’s worship service bulletins:
(Links to the bulletins are usually available by Friday afternoon or
Saturday, May 30
5:30 p.m. service
Sunday, May 31
a.m. traditional service
8:30 a.m. contemporary service
celebrate Trinity’s 19 Affirmation of Baptism
students, named below, for publicly proclaiming
their faith during our evening worship service,
Saturday, May 30, with all three pastors
participating. These confirmands now take for
themselves the promises made at their baptism by
their parents. Well done! Elizabeth Rajathi
Balasundram, Benjamin Alec Brodie, Grayson Murphy
Cantor, Devin Nathaniel Daubert, Jonathan Hunter
Fagan, Olivia Grace Falck, Noah Timothy
Hostetler Foster, James Preston Glucksman, Jacob
Douglas Henry, Anna
Elizabeth Leeds, Liam
David Looker, Rachel Onnie Norris, Sarah Catherine
Crozier Robertson, Sarah Elizabeth Sheaffer, Andrew
Rankin Sheppard, Tyler Michael Shoaff, Lana Marie
Taylor, Alec Timothy Warren
The dove on the Affirmation of
Baptism stoles worn by our confirmands is designed
by Trinity member Amy Heinly.
We are Church
together: The Rev. James A. Dunlop, Bishop of the
Lower Susquehanna Synod of the ELCA, will preach via
pre-recorded video at Trinity services on June 6, 7,
and 11. Bishop Dunlop is sharing his Gospel
message with all Synod congregations to use at their
services; he will preach the same message live on
Sunday, June 7, during the Synod’s 28th annual
assembly at Messiah College.
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you to join her in conversation about following
Jesus Christ. Pastor Easton writes
most weeks on matters of the faith and looks
forward to blog conversations in response to her
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As Pastor Easton asks in her first post: “Will
you join me in this apprenticeship? We’ll learn
together in our conversation with one another. May
we put into daily practice the character of Christ!”
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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
Trinity continues to implement its strategic plan.
Congregation Council is discussing options for how
to carry out action steps on a goal-by-goal basis.
The staff retreat in February centered on staff
roles in doing so.
Through our Strategic Planning Committee (SPC), we are
working to ensure a smooth communication process
both for the congregation at large and for key
leaders and committees.
We have initiated a specific process for liaison
with committees and teams about particular
goals/action steps pertinent to that group. SPC
liaisons are contacting committee chairs, team
facilitators, and assigned staff and are engaging in
committee/team meetings during April and May. A
quarterly status report will track and assess how we
are doing on specific goals and will serve to
prepare a mid-year report to Council and the
Key goals related to building small groups and
building attendance at services are being addressed.
Building small groups can serve in part for our
social ministry and mission outreach. Ministries
toward the Carlisle Pike corridor and finalizing our
facilities and financial plan are action steps to
receive further attention later this year and into
--Bob Frymoyer, Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
Kai Edward, son of Sara (Yoder) and Zachary Weiss,
was baptized on May 24.
Allison Miller and Paul Hook were married on May 23.
Our hospitalized and at-home members are
listed in the narthex and the Gathering Space tract
rack. 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. If
you are hospitalized, please be sure to have someone
notify the church office since hospitals and nursing
homes no longer contact us.
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
Trinity Lutheran Church is
responding to the devastating earthquake in Nepal.
We are collecting items for much needed health care
kits, quilts and monetary donations. It is estimated
that 2.8 million Nepalese are displaced, more than
7,000 have died and hundreds of thousands of homes
destroyed. The need for food, water, medical care,
blankets and shelter is great. Your gifts are needed
now. Every gift designated to the “Nepal Area
Earthquake” through Lutheran Disaster Response will
be used entirely – 100 percent – to help those
impacted by the quake rebuild their lives and
livelihoods. Please consider donating health care
kit items to Trinity by June 7 in the closet in the
for information about what items are needed.
On June 4, Judy
Collins is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her
commissioning as an Associate in Ministry. Let’s
shower her with cards of congratulations! Her
address is 236 Plum Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.
WOT Project Sewing
is finishing as many as 28 quilts to send to
Lutheran World Relief by June 7 to use where needed
most. Say hello to these talented women at one
of their summer meetings. In June, July, and August,
they’ll meet on the first Tuesday from 6-9 pm and
the third Tuesday from 9 am to 3 pm. Contact Carol
Crowe, group leader,
717-737-2936, for more information.
When the Central PA Blood Bank visited Trinity on
May 17, we donated 14 units of blood. Thanks to
all who gave this lifesaving gift. If you missed
that blood drive, you can still donate any time at
one of the Central PA Blood Bank’s donation centers.
Use the donation code #157. Questions? Contact Paul
Askey at 717-676-5554 or email
Our talented FaithX
contemporary worship band will play at
Trinity Lutheran Church of Colebrook, 58 Church
Road, Manheim, on July 25 for the church’s annual
community picnic. Says Pastor Cheri Korte, “We are
excited to have them play at our picnic. Everyone is
invited.” For details, call the Trinity
Lutheran/Colebrook office at 717-665-6670.
NO church picnic on August 8.
Instead, think of volunteering to lead the planning
for a 2016 picnic. Please, someone, will you step
forward as the lead? Contact Steve Kauffman at
717-994-0982 or email@example.com.
Are you or
someone in your family graduating from high school
firstname.lastname@example.org before June 10 with
details: Student name, school, degree, future plans,
and—if you’re not the student—your relationship
(parent, grandparent?). Include phone number so we
can call if we have questions.
Learn more about designated
giving this Sunday at 9:30 am in Room 237.
You’ll learn about the non-budgeted giving that
Trinity receives for world hunger, Lutheran World
Relief, Women of Trinity, and much more. There’s
also time for Q&A about Trinity’s finances.
Baccalaureate Service celebrating the 2015
graduating class of Camp Hill High School at 8 pm,
Friday, June 5, in our nave. Pastor Nancy Easton
will preach at this worship service, which is a
longstanding tradition sponsored by the churches of
Camp Hill borough. Students, their families,
teachers, and administrators will gather for
lessons, hymns, sermon, and prayers.
Breakfast Gathering will meet on Saturday, June
6, at John Crowe’s home, 330 South 31st Street, Camp
Hill. All men and their friends are invited.
Breakfast will start at 8. Join us for a good
breakfast, good company, and an interesting
discussion. We will end at 9:30. The breakfast
gathering is relaxed and informal. Invite a friend.
Call John and Carol at 717-737-2936 or e-mail
email@example.com to help in their
planning for the food, or to ask questions.
ready for Sunday evening, June 28, 5:30-7:30 pm,
here on Trinity grounds! Your help is needed to
make our big community outreach event a success.
We’re calling it the Summer Kickoff Party, and we’re
looking for YOU to attend, to volunteer to help,
and/or to be a sponsor. Whatever role you take on,
you’ll be spreading the word that Trinity is a great
place to share the faith. This single event replaces
our Summer Sundae concert series of prior years. See
the June-July Trinity Parish for details. Or contact
Steve Kauffman, Fellowship Team facilitator, at
717-994-0982 or firstname.lastname@example.org. And look for
the umbrella table that will be staffed in the
Gathering Space during the three Sundays prior to
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, November 7
Annual fall outing to Dutch Apple Dinner
Theatre, Lancaster, to see musical comedy,
Church Basement Ladies – A Mighty Fortress is
update: Thank you, thank you, for your response to
Dollars for Dorcas! Through Childcare Worldwide,
the Sunday School children are sponsoring a Ugandan
child; they hoped to raise $480 before the end of
May to cover the child’s school expenses for the
entire year! Because of your great response, the
original goal was surpassed! In fact, we are soooooo
close to covering the school expenses for an
additional six months! We’ll be taking donations
until May 31, so please put them in an envelope
marked “Dollars for Dorcas” and give to Kelly Falck
or any Sunday School teacher. Remind your kiddos,
too, to bring their donations to Sunday School by
our fabulous students, teachers, and Sparkle Team
with a breakfast party! Closing Day Sunday School
Celebration is May 31, 9:30-10:30 am, Education
Wing, First Floor. Go to
www.timetosignup.com/trinitycamphill to sign up
to bring food or small thank-you gifts. Parents,
kids, and teachers will all enjoy breakfast together
and celebrate the end of the regular Sunday School
Building Faith Brick by Brick!
June 7, 14, 21, & 28
9:30 - 10:30am, Children's Education Wing
This summer we will also be offering a brand new
family Sunday School class called "building faith
brick by brick". Every class will involve building
out a bible story with LEGO bricks! This is a
family class, so we do expect parents and kids to
participate together. Join us for any or all of the
classes! All ages welcome.
Donations of LEGO bricks needed! Please email Kelly
if you have bricks that need a new home!
School 2015 is July 20-24. It’s an expedition to
Everest, and we want YOU to be part of our crew!
You have a choice of two sessions: either 9 am to
noon or 6-8:30 pm. Preschool and grade school
children are welcome; preschool is ages 3, 4, and 5;
grade school is kids entering kindergarten through
grade 5 this fall. Many volunteers are needed, too;
we have positions for 6th graders through adults.
Register or sign up to volunteer at
Email Kelly Falck:
Book Discussion Group
has chosen its books
through December, 2015. 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.
Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn;
July 19: The Horseshoe Curve: Sabotage and
Subversion in the Railroad City, by Dennis
P. McIlnay; August 16: Sarah’s Key, by
Tatiana DeRosnay; September 20: My Korean
Deli: Risking It All for a Convenience Store,
by Ben Ryder Howe; October 18: To Rise Again
at a Decent Hour, by Joshua Ferris; November
15: Three Squares: The Invention of the
American Meal, by Abigail Carroll; December
13: The Art of Racing in the Rain, by
For more information about the book discussion group, please contact Craig Staller at
CALENDAR - Women's Wednesday Morning Bible Study
'What Love Is' -A Bible study led by Kelly
Wednesdays at 9:30-11:30 AM - 8
Sessions lasting from September 16 to November 4,
Babysitting will be
For questions or registration,
call Judy Trissler at 795-5919 or
Bert Weaver at 697-3259
Eatin’ needs you!
Trinity’s Fellowship Team needs more volunteers to
continue the Gardens of Eatin’ at 9 am and noon.
Contact Steve Kauffman at 994-0982 or
email@example.com. Also note that, through
the summer, we’ll be scaling back the types/amounts
always-popular Frey Village Strawberry Festival
is Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. Lunch
includes pork barbecue, hot dogs, other treats,
and—of course—strawberries and ice cream. You’ll
also enjoy entertainment, and you can purchase items
from vendors. If you can donate baked goods and
candy, deliver them to Frey Village on June 5, the
day before the event.
Ministry Team needs volunteers for its Saturday Work
Crew on June 6. If you can help with either
project below, please contact Barb Musselman at
717-329-3710 or at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Here’s where the help
Our own property here at Trinity. We need
volunteers from 8:15 am to noon to freshen up about
a dozen exterior benches. The plan is to re-varnish
them. Prep work will be done before our arrival, and
all materials will be supplied.
Pink Hands of Hope. Volunteers will work
until noon to repaint the giant Adirondack chair and
some rocks in front of the Pink Hands at 5325 E.
Trindle Road, Mechancisburg. Pink paint will be
provided, but bring your favorite paint brush. Meet
at 8:15 at Pink Hands, or carpool from Trinity at 8
am. Let Barb Musselman know if you want to carpool.
THE GIVING TREE
IS COMING SOON
“God, take my gifts and invest them in the
well-being of others to your glory alone.”
The Giving Tree will be coming to the Gathering
Space for “Christmas in July” again this year as we
celebrate those less fortunate. This year
there will be five benevolence ministries to choose
from. Gift requests are listed for the following and
the ornament tags to identify them.
• Bethesda Mission – little men and women
• New Hope Ministries – butterflies
• Pink Hands of Hope – pink hands
• St. Patrick’s Homeless Breakfast – coffee cups
• Parish Ministry for members – churches
Help us undecorate the tree. A mid-year contribution
is just as welcome for those in need.
Overseas Military Coupon Project:
The Coupon Ministry is alive and well and in need of
volunteers! The Coupon Ministry collects
manufacturers’ coupons and sends them to our
military bases overseas. Base coordinators make the
coupons available to US Military families for use in
the commissary. Coupons can be recently expired.
Here’s what to do: First, clip coupons each week and
put them in the collection box marked “Coupons”
inside the Gathering Space doors. Second, help us
sort the coupons into two groups: food and non-food.
Call Kelly Rice at 717-379-4543; or email Sophie
Rice, Coupon Ministry Coordinator, at
email@example.com. The families really
appreciate these coupons, so please help. If you
have helped with the sorting of coupons in the past,
and still want to help, please also let Sophie know.
Thank you so much for your help and service!
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 Campbell's 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 table under
the Centennial Quilt just inside the Gathering Space
Space art display
Thursday, May 28 - 1:00-3:00 PM - Room 125
If you or a neighbor/friend is in need of a prayer
shawl please contact Kay Range.
2 Day 28th Annual Lower Susquehanna Synod
August 14-15, 2015 in
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