Have a Heart

 for The Night Ministry – Feb 14th

heartStudents will take soup and 150 sandwiches to homeless teens in Chicago Sunday evening.  Children will assemble 50 hygiene kits to be delivered with the food.  The congregation is invited to join the sandwich assembly line Sunday morning 8:00am — noon.  Donations for the Hygiene Kits may be left in the donation box in the Narthex (deodorant, razors, shave cream, washcloths, moist towelettes and combs).

Lenten Season is around the corner

lentcrossAnd I pray you, your family and friends will take advantage of every available opportunity at Trinity UMC, mp to worship, learn, give and serve:

Ash Wednesday services on February 10th
Imposition of Ashes & Prayer, from 11:00 a.m. until 2 p.m., in the Sanctuary;
Worship, at 7:00 p.m., in the Sanctuary.

Lenten Sermon Series:  “LIVING TO GIVE”
Beginning on Sunday, February 14th, join us as we examine the kind of life God values and the blessings the Lord bestows when we are habitually faithful.  “A Moment of Grace” will also be one of the highlights in each of our Sunday worship services, along with the opportunity to give your Lenten Offering.

Lent Teaching Events:
“The Gospel of John: Lenten Study”, by Adam Hamilton, during the Pastor’s Bible Study.  Books for this outstanding study can be purchased from Cokesbury Books or Amazon.  Contact Rev. Norman (847-621-9160 or [email protected]) for more information.

Gathering, Growing, Going to Serve – Announcements for January 24


Children remain in worship THIS Sunday, Jan 24 as we enjoy Folk Music Sunday!

Youth Lead Worship Sunday, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m. –  Join us Fridays and Sundays as we prepare.

growing_faithGrowing in Faith…

Adult Lenten Study: Freed-Up Financial Living: how to get there with biblical principals starts in February.
Information meetings NEXT Sunday, Jan 31 at 9:00 and 11:45 a.m.

Children’s Lenten Activities with Miss Carmen while adults attend the Study.
Register online (www.trinitymp.org) or sign up in the narthex.

Disciple Fast Track  Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.  Come with us as we journey through the New Testament.

love-go-serveGoing to Serve…

Giant Juice Box Collection for PADS lunches  starts today and continues through February.  Kindly place juice boxes in the Giant Juice Box in the narthex.  Thank you for your donation!

Feed My Starving Children (Schaumburg) Friday, Jan 29th.  Pizza at 6:30. Pack 8-9:30 pm.
Group Name: STRONGHOLD YOUTH.  Register online or contact Dulce.

“Have a Heart” Night Ministry Event at Trinity   Sunday, Feb. 14, 8 am-noon
The congregation is invited to help make and pack 150 sandwiches! 

Trinity youth will organize a sandwich assembly line in the morning, then take food to homeless teens in Chicago.  Join us for the whole morning
or between activities.  Donations gratefully accepted – see display in the narthex. Contact Sylvia Haas.

Youth on Friday meet at WINGS at 4:30 pm. followed by PADS, pizza & plan YOUTH WORSHIP SERVICE.

Greeter & Liturgist openings: Youth & adults are invited to sign up in the narthex.

Nursery MInistry – Adults who love little ones are invited to help Trinity meet our Safe Sanctuary Guidelines caring for babies and toddlers.  Contact Miss Jacki or the church office.

Audio/visual Operators (12 yrs & up) – contact the church office, Rick B or Brian K.
We train for free!

For Parents & Youth:
text @605kids to 81010 for PK – 4th grade reminders.
text @605youth to 81010 for 5th-12th grade reminders.

Questions? Suggestions?
Jacki Bogolia:  [email protected] or 630-640-0100 (vm/text)
Dulce Medina Perez:  [email protected] (youth)

Freed-Up Financial Living: how to get there with bibical principals

freedupfinancialA Six-Week Adult Lenten Study February-March, 2016

Information meetings January 31, 2016 at 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. – Receive a meeting schedule, class materials and details about the course.

Please register me for the Freed-up Financial Living study at Trinity UMC.  I understand that I will need a workbook to participate in the class (cost $20.00):

Freed-Up Financial Living Registration
Registration for Lenten Study

Trinity Families Gathering, Growing, Serving…

christian-communityGathering in Christian Community

As we gather this Sunday, January 10 we celebrate Jesus’ baptism and remember that God claims each of us as children of God.   We also renew our commitment to support the Church in 2016 with our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness.  Join us for worship at 8:10 and 10:30 am.

growing_faithGrowing in Faith

…and the Holy Spirit came down on him in bodily form like a dove. And there was a voice from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I dearly love.” Luke 3:22 (CEB)

Jesus was baptized by his cousin John.  At that moment, God claimed Jesus, he claimed God, and  Jesus’ ministry to the world began.  Baptism is a sacrament ordained by Christ.  It represents a gift from God and our response to that gift. God freely offers us active grace and saving love, a spiritual home in the Church, new life as God’s adopted children, forgiveness for all our sins, the promise of salvation, the gifts of love, joy, peace and kindness.  Baptism is the beginning of a lifelong process of growth in Christ.  If you or your child have not yet received this gift, perhaps now is the time to claim it!

Please contact Jacki Bogolia or Rev. Colleen Norman for more information.

love-go-serveGoing to Serve

Youth and Adults serve at WINGS and PADS every Friday.  You can, too!

Parents & Students:
text @605kids to 81010 for PK – 4th grade reminders.
text @605youth to 81010 for 5th-12th grade reminders.

Questions?   Suggestions?
Jacki Bogolia:  [email protected] or 630-640-0100 (vm/text)
Dulce Medina Perez:  [email protected] (youth)

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