Family Faith Formation Update

Gathering in Christian Community —
> Growing in Faith —
>Going to Serve

GATHERING IN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

Stronghold Road Trip THIS Sunday, June 11th, 8:45 am 

Confirmation students and Stronghold Teen Leaders are invited to witness the Confirmation Vows of students at Hampshire UMC with Pastor Thomas Yang officiating. Meet at 8:45 am; leave Trinity at 9:00. Bring $10 for lunch. Please note: Pastor Thomas has been reappointed to a church in Seattle, WA effective August 2017. This will be our last opportunity to see him for a while.

Children’s Message – Summer Story Readers Sign up in the narthex, reply to this email, or contact officeadmin@trinitymp.org Information below.

Thursday Evening Prayer – June 8 and 15, 6:45 pm.

Children’s Message – Summer Story Readers 

Sign up in the narthex, reply to this email, or contact officeadmin@trinitymp.org

 

GROWING IN FAITH

LAST CALL! Deep Blue Kids Summer Sign up: https://www.volunteersignup.org/RPP7Q Contact Jacki. Curriculum must be ordered by mid-June.

LAST CALL! Hero Central VBS June 26-30, 9am-noon Please return snack supplies THIS SUNDAY June 11th. Register children by June 13th: http://cokesburyvbs.com/CUCC

No time for Church today? Try Faith Acts In The Home (FAITH5). Any day. Every day. Watch the 4 minute video: http://www.faith5.org

GOING TO SERVE

SAFE SANCTUARY
Update Student Registrations (0-18 years):
http://www.trinitymp.org/student-register/
Complete Safe Gatherings online training: https://safegatherings.com

Family Faith Formation at TUMC

Gathering in Christian Community —
> Growing in Faith —
>Going to Serve

Eastertide Continues through May

GATHERING IN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

Pentecost Sunday Confirmation Breakfast June 4, 9:15 am
Confirmands and their families are invited to join the Pastor’s Bible Study class for a light breakfast and conversation in Trinity Hall. Confirmands will take their vows during 10:30 worship.

Confirmation Road Trip Sunday, June 11th.
Confirmation students and Stronghold Teen Leaders are invited to witness the Confirmation Vows of students at Hampshire UMC with Pastor Thomas Yang officiating. Meet at 8:45 am, leave Trinity at 9:00. Return after lunch.

Thank you, Teachers and Youth Leaders!
Please take home an Appreciation gift. Located in the narthex near the Worship Bags.

GROWING IN FAITH

Deep Blue Kids in Creation: “Peter and Cornelius” (Acts 10:1-28)

Confirmation Class meets in Room 101

Deep Blue Summer? We have the option to continue Christian education through the summer. Please contact Jacki by May 28 if you are interested in making this ministry available to children in PreK-5th grade in July and August.

Hero Central VBS June 26-30, 9am-noon
The congregation is invited to contribute snack supplies. Take a sticky note from the board in the Narthex. Return items by June 11th.
Details & Registration: http://cokesburyvbs.com/CUCC

Children Learn the Lord’s Prayer. See Miss Jacki when you are ready for some Culvers ice cream!

No time for Church today? Try Faith Acts In The Home (FAITH5). Any day. Every day. Watch the 4 minute video: http://www.faith5.org

GOING TO SERVE

Youth Tech Help House calls – Need help with your computer, tablet or
printer? Sign up in the narthex to schedule an appointment in your home.

SAFE SANCTUARY
Update Student Registrations (0-18 years):
http://www.trinitymp.org/student-register/
Complete Safe Gatherings online training: https://safegatherings.com

Trinity Families Gathering, Growing, Serving News

Graduate Recognition – May 7 High school seniors and 8th grade students will be recognized during worship.

Teacher Appreciation – May 7 Christian education leaders & teachers will be recognized during worship.

College $$ Q&A: How We Paid for 70% of Education
Expenses with Free Money – May 7 at 1:00 pm Trinity Hall For parents & youth entering high school and college.

Eastertide – Children are invited to enter the cave tomb
in the narthex through the end of May.

Confirmation Road Trip!  Sunday, June 11th. Confirmation students and Stronghold Teen Leaders are invited to witness the Confirmation of students at Hampshire UMC with Pastor Thomas Yang officiating.

Hero Central VBS June 26-30, 9am-noon Details & Registration:   http://cokesburyvbs.com/CUCC Children Learn the Lord’s Prayer.  See Miss Jacki when you are ready!

Grow Proclaim ServeYouth PADS ONLY Friday, April 28

Rummage Sale Week April 29 – May 7.  Set up begins April 29. Sale May 5 & 6. Clean up begins May 6, 3:00 pm Children, Youth, Families & Scout Troops help sort items, fold clothes, attach price stickers, serve customers, and pack boxes with unsold items.  Contact Rick or Judy B saxman638@aol.com.

Chicago Night Ministry Food Prep & Serve May 7th. Donation envelopes in the Narthex.

Youth Tech Help House calls – Need help with your computer, tablet or printer? Sign up in the narthex to schedule an appointment in your home.

SAFE SANCTUARY
Update Student Registrations (0-18 years):  http://www.trinitymp.org/student-register/

Complete Safe Gatherings online training:  https://safegatherings.com

Family Faith Formation April 9th

Trinity Families…
Gathering in Christian Community →
Growing in Faith → Going to Serve

GATHERING IN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

Children and Teachers Lead Palm Processional into Worship
April 9th. Meet in the Nursery Hallway at 10:20 for cloaks and palms. Line up at the west end of the Narthex.

PARENTS FIRST
Holy Week Open House Activities Thursday, April 13, 3-7pm and Friday, April 14, 9am-noon. Drop in after school or after work. Interactive. Reflective. Family-friendly.

Holy Week Family Devotionals – sign up to receive FREE daily videos with activities for kids http://sparkhouse-2835280.hs-sites.com/heisrisen?hsic=false&hseid=&hsCtaTracking=3dedd552-e6fe-42b5-b3fa-4bf46ff21461%7C0d10b84c-11a7-4bf2-9257-bc2ef25258fb

GROWING IN FAITH

Sunday April 9 Deep Blue Kids in the Classroom.
THIS SUNDAY: “Hosanna!”

Submerge & YCOS (5th-12th grade) Stronghold skit

Children’s Lenten Challenge: Learn the Lord’s Prayer by Easter. Keep practicing! Awards Easter Sunday at 10:15 a.m.

GOING TO SERVE

Night Ministry Donation Envelopes in the Narthex. Youth will prepare & serve the next meal May 7th.

Youth Tech Help House calls – Need help with your computer, tablet or printer? Sign up in the narthex to schedule an appointment in your home.

SAFE SANCTUARY
Update Student Registrations
(0-18 years): http://www.trinitymp.org/student-register/
Complete Safe Gatherings online training: https://safegatherings.com

Family Faith Formation week of March 26th

Trinity Families…
Gathering in Christian Community →
Growing in Faith → Going to Serve

GATHERING IN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

Thursday Evening Prayer – 6:45-7:15 pm Trinity Hall 1.

All Ages Readers Theater: meet Sundays after church at 11:45 in the Fireside Room. Contact Beth Carroll.

Six Generations Connected through Jesus – connect your name to Jesus on the whiteboard outside Trinity Hall.

GROWING IN FAITH

Spring Break Sunday April 2 Kids in the Kitchen. If you plan to be in church, please add your name to co-lead Deep Blue Kids: https://www.volunteersignup.org/Y7QFL
Plan B: children remain in worship.

Half Truths Lenten Study – “God Said It. I Believe It. That Settles It.” Saturday at 6:15 pm
Get the book: https://www.christianbook.com

Confirmation Q&A with Rev. Colleen – 12:30 p.m. Room 101

Children’s Lenten Challenge: Learn the Lord’s Prayer by Easter! Awards given April 16th. (Information attached below.)

GOING TO SERVE

Come to the Potato Drop April 1st, 9 am at Northwest Compass. Support local food banks. Contact Steve Cutaia (stevenleo3@gmail.com)

Youth Tech Help House calls – Need help with your computer, tablet or printer? Sign up in the narthex. A Trinity youth Tech Geek will contact you to schedule an appointment in your home.

SAFE SANCTUARY
Update Student Registrations
(0-18 years): http://www.trinitymp.org/student-register/
Complete Safe Gatherings online training: https://safegatherings.com

Family Faith Formation with TUMC 2-26-17

Gathering in Christian Community —> Growing in Faith —>
Going to Serve

Lent begins Ash Wednesday, March 1st
Worship at 7pm

Parents First

Parenting the Love & Logic Way – THIS SUNDAY, 6-8 pm in the Fireside Room. All invited to sample the first session!  Contact Jacki if you need child care.

Info and Register: http://www.dynamiccounseling.info/loveandlogic.html

Gathering in Christian Community

Families in Worship THIS SUNDAY, Feb 26th

Submerge Parents meet THIS SUNDAY at 11:45 in room 101

Confirmation Class meets THIS SUNDAY at 12:30 in room 101

Ash Wednesday Worship March 1, 7:00 pm

Praise Jam & Pot Luck – Saturdays in Lent, March 4, 11 & 18, 5:00 p.m.

 All ages, live music, singalong, prayer, scripture, food, fellowship. Led by Trinity Youth and Infinite Journey. Bring a favorite dish to share.  Stay for the Lenten Study Half Truths.

“Joan” Her visions. Her faith. Her destiny.  Dramatic production of Joan of Ark at the Woodstock Opera House February 10-26.  Tickets: 815-338-5300 or Jan Verhasselt.  http://www.woodstockoperahouse.com/operahouse

All Ages Readers Theater: meet Sundays after church at 11:45 in the Fireside Room. 

 Contact Beth Carroll <carroll.beth@ccsd59.org>

 Thursday Evening Guided Prayer: 30 minutes to Relax. Breathe. Receive. 6:45 pm in Trinity Hall.

Growing in Faith

Half Truths Lenten Study begins March 4th at 6:15 pm following Praise Jam & Potluck.
True or False? The Bible says, “God helps those who help themselves…Everything happens for a reason… God won’t give you more than you can handle… Love the sinner, hate the sin.”Discover the whole truth.  Copies of the book available ($10) for the first 3 people who register.

Preview video: https://www.cokesbury.com/forms/DynamicContent.aspx?id=276&pageid=2250
Register in the Narthex or online: http://www.trinitymp.org/half-truths-lenten-study/

Going to Serve

Youth Tech Help Desk after church THIS SUNDAY – Bring your devices and questions!

Safe Sanctuary

Update Student Registrations (0-18 years):  http://www.trinitymp.org/student-register/
Complete Safe Gatherings online training:  https://safegatherings.com

Lenten blessings,
Miss Jacki

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