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:

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.

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

 Contact Beth Carroll <>

 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:
Register in the Narthex or online:

Going to Serve

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

Safe Sanctuary

Update Student Registrations (0-18 years):
Complete Safe Gatherings online training:

Lenten blessings,
Miss Jacki

Half Truths Lenten Study

 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.”  

Preview & book order:

Do you quilt, sew or crochet?

Looking for a place to quilt, sew or crochet in a community of Christian women?  Trinity UMC hosts a group the second Saturday of the month and some Tuesday evenings.  Contact Connie in the church office for more information.  Join us!

United Methodist Green Fair

Aurora District/Elgin District
Saturday, March 11th
9 am-12 noon

Suburban West Chicago at First UMC (643 E. Washington Street, West Chicago, IL 60185)

 The Northern Illinois Conference’s Task Force on Sustainability/Ecojustice is hosting a series of FREE Green Fairs. The Fair will be held Saturday, March 11th from 9 am- 12 noon at Suburban West Chicago at First UMC, 643 E. Washington Street, West Chicago IL 60185.

The purpose of these two events is to resource your church’s next steps in Growing Green, to network for a stronger ministry impact in the Northern Illinois Conference, and to inspire our Conference leadership to be active in Creation Care.

 Come join us for the resources and stories  to allow your congregation to grow green!

Bring a Green Team – 2-5 people is perfect!


Event/Workshops– Richard Alton

Registration – Laura Lopez

Click here to register or get more information

The Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church
77 W. Washington Ste 1820
Chicago, IL 60602
312.346.9766 |

Family Faith Formation, February 13, 2017


Look what our children could do! Who’s in?

Boy saw how homeless lived and did something about it

Meet at 9:15 in Room 101


All Ages Readers Theater: meet Feb 5th at 11:45 in the Fireside Room to practice for worship Feb 12th. “The Good Samaritan” All readers, all ages to fill 7 speaking parts.

Contact Beth Carroll


Deep Blue Kids in the Kitchen “The Sower” (Luke 8:4-15)

Submerge (5th-8th) in the Loft

YCOS (high school) in the Fireside Room

Adults: Choose your Sundays to lead children in 2017:

PreK – K:

1st-5th grade:


Youth – Contact Dulce at
Adults – Choose dates to share your faith with young people.
Deep Blue Kids (PreK – K):
Deep Blue Kids (1st-5th grade):
Submerge (5th-8th):
High school:

Update Student Registrations (0-18 years):
Complete Safe Gatherings online training:

Gathering, Growing and Serving Week of 2-13


On Thursday, February 2nd at 11:30 a.m., we will begin a new course of study, the “Giving God Your All: Women of Faith Study Guide Series”. This book can be ordered through or copies will also be available at the church office; the cost of the book is $10. Join us on this great learning adventure! The WBSF convenes every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in the Pastor’s Study. For more information, please contact Pastor Colleen, (847-621-9610).

These special sessions are designed for persons interested in uniting with Trinity UMC or learning more about The United Methodist Church. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Rev. Colleen M. Norman (847-621-9160).

growing_faith“GROWING IN FAITH”


Please continue to keep our Confirmands and their families in your prayers.


This class convenes on Sundays from 9:15 until 10:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Bring a friend and your favorite Bible as we continue our study of “The Book of Romans”. For more information, please contact Pastor Colleen, (847-621-9610).

love-go-serve“GOING TO SERVE”

If you have sponsored flowers for the altar, please put your $20 donation in an envelope, clearly marked ALTAR FLOWERS.


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