Sunday Morning Faith Connection Classes
Augsburg Bible Study
Dig deeper into the scripture with this Bible study group. The materials used are produced by Augsburg Fortress, the publishing ministry of the ELCA and provide terrific insights into scripture through questions, prayer, suggested memorization, and daily readings.
Leader: Tom Hoffert
The Living Word
A discussion group focused on seeing and being the Gospel at work in our ever-changing world. Intended For: People age 15+ interested in talking about how to apply the weekly Gospel to their everyday lives.
Leader: Linda Horner
Living Your Best Life
Learn how to use faith and the power of positive thinking to amplify the skills needed to deal with difficult life situations. **Please note that this is a 6 week session beginning on January 13, 2019.
Leader: Steve Chevarria
What does it mean to “truly live?” Imagine a life with less stress, worry, and discontentment. …A life with more time to do the things you want or are called to do. …A life with better physical and mental health. …A life that brings you closer to the divine. Intended For: Anyone who wants to explore the benefits of and methods to developing a simplified life.
Leaders: Sarah and Jason Hancock
Consider This…Exploring ELCA Social Justice Statements (New)
Led by biblical insight, and mutual respect for varying viewpoints, we will give careful consideration to five of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America social statements. Intended For: Those interested in understanding the stance of the Lutheran Church on social justice issues.
Leaders: Jane Killian and Ann Fields
Ever wonder how to get your children to listen better? Perhaps the key is to think of listening as a two-way street! Using the book, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen, and Listen So Kids Will Talk, this small group of parents with young children will meet together to read, discuss, and put into practice the principles outlined. The book itself is not faith-based but does focus on listening, validating feelings, and being present for our kids.
Leaders: Meredith and Paul Askey
Navigating our Digital World
Faithfully tackling one of the biggest parenting issues of our time – how do parents navigate teaching digital awareness to children who are digital natives? Intended For: Caregivers of children ages 10 – 18
Leader: Kelly Falck & Faith Formation Team
Weekday Faith Connection Classes
Alehouse Table Talks
Grab a pint and pull up a chair for lively fellowship and faith discussions. Participants are welcome to enjoy any type of food and drink (or none at all) while sharing ideas together. Meeting Times: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6pm to order food, 7pm discussion begins Location: Appalachian Brewing Co. 6462 Carlisle Pk, Mechanicsburg
In partnership with Trinity Lutheran Mechanicsburg
Women’s Weekly Bible Study
Gain a fresh perspective on the lessons found in biblical study, while also building relationships with other women. Our winter 2019 series is “Jesus the One and Only” by Beth Moore. This study is based primarily on the Book of Luke and carefully examines the life of Christ. Meeting Times: Wednesday mornings at 9:30 am; Jan. 23 – Apr. 3
Leaders: Judy Trissler and Bert Weaver
Childcare provided with advanced notice.
Men’s Bible Study
All that is required to attend these sessions are a hearty appetite, a desire for good fellowship, and a love of Bible study. All men are welcome to join us for another exciting year of study and fellowship. Meeting Times: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month (8:00 – 9:00 am) Location: Brother’s Restaurant (705 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055)
Additional Men’s Bible study opportunities are available throughout the year. Check our website for information.
Thursday Bible Fellowship
The Thursday Bible Fellowship engages the Bible by book and/or special topics. Led by Trinity Pastors, there is time for fellowship, prayer, and “going deep” with the stories, history, and context of the biblical witness of our faith. This fall the topic is “Worship and the Bible,” an in-depth look at how the Bible shapes worship life then and now. Meeting Times: Thursday mornings at 9:30 am in Fellowship Hall or Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm in Room 237
DivorceCare is a Christ-centered, video-based ministry that helps divorced and separated people both inside and outside of Trinity. This ministry does not encourage divorce but rather helps those who are hurting. Reconciliation is supported in cases where it is possible. Meeting Times: Thursday evenings – Classes will resume in March.
Leader: Barbara Caboot