Growing in Faith, Going to Serve week of April 9

growing_faith“GROWING IN FAITH”

WOMENS BIBLE STUDY FELLOWSHIP (WBSF):
Every 1st and 3rd Thursday, at 11::30 a.m., in the Pastor’s Study. “Giving God Your All: Women of Faith Study Guide Series” is our current course of study. This book can be ordered through Amazon.com or copies will also be available at the church office; the cost of the book is $10. Join us on this great learning adventure! For more information, please contact Pastor Colleen, (847-621-9610).

2017 CONFIRMATION CLASS:
Please continue to keep our Confirmands and their families’ in your prayers, as they move toward this very special event on 2017 Pentecost Sunday.

PASTOR’S BIBLE STUDY CLASS:
This class convenes on Sundays from 9:15 until 10:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Bring a friend and your favorite Bible duringLenten study, “HE CHOSE THE NAILS”, by Max Lucado For more information, please contact Pastor Colleen, (847- 621-9610).

love-go-serve“GOING TO SERVE”

FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN:
The next packing date for FMSC is Tuesday, May 2nd, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Ten spaces have been reserved for the session, so please use the Sign-Up sheet in the Narthex and join the fun!

2017 Annual Rummage Sale!

Mark your calendars for Friday, May 5th from 7 pm – 9 pm and Saturday, May 6th from 9 am to 3 pm. Volunteers are needed! Set-Up will begin on Monday, May 1st at 1 p.m. and will continue throughout the week. (Pick up of large/heavy items will also be made on May 1st; a Pick Up Ticket, located in the Narthex, should be filled out for such items.) Jewelry donations should be given in the church office during the week, from 8 am to 2:30 p.m. or given to Judy Scheureman on Sundays. Please do not bring donated items to the church before May 1st. Lots of volunteers and shopping bags will help make this year’s Sale a success! Proceeds will benefit the church’s ministry. Questions?

Please contact Rick Benzinger.

UMW Spring Plant Sale Returns!

Mark your calendars for the 27th Annual Spring Plant Sale, sponsored by Trinity’s United Methodist Women. The sale and pickup of pre-orders will be on Saturday, May 13, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Order forms are available in the church lobby and there is an online order form at http://tinyurl.com/trinityumwplantsale. If you prefer, download the pdf of the order form by clicking here.

There will also be a limited number of plants available for purchase on the day of the sale, but if you want a specific plant, but sure to order it in advance. The deadline for placing pre-orders is Sunday, April 23.

Don’t forget to order a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day, which is Sunday, May 14.  If you have questions or are able to help during the sale, contact Jennie Schumann.

Ninth Annual Big Band Sunday! April 30th

bigbandsundayOn Sunday, April 30,  at 10:30 a.m., Big Band Swing returns to Trinity United Methodist Church in Mount Prospect.  The service will feature a seventeen-piece “big band” of Trinity members and other local musicians.

According to band leader Thomas Weaver, the musical offerings will combine sacred tunes and texts and congregational singing with the Swing beat of the Big Band era of the 1930s and 1940s.

The congregation will be led in worship by Pastor Colleen M. Norman.  The Chancel Choir, led by Tyrone H. Mitchell, Sr., will also provide music.  A freewill offering is received as part of worship.

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Chicago Trombone Authority Spring Concert

Chicago Trombone Authority Plays the Big BandsMay 7, 2017 • 4:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church

The Chicago Trombone Authority (CTA) is an eclectic collection of some of the best  trombonists from the Chicago area. Their mission is to preserve, promote, and enhance the legacy of the trombone and the music written for it. With performing ensembles varying in size from 4 to 20, the CTA is building a strong following in its ninth year of existence.

For further information please email:  info@chicagotromboneauthority.com
www.chicagotromboneauthority.com

Mount Prospect Community Band Concert

THE MOUNT PROSPECT COMMUNITY BAND invites you to Centennial Spring with a concert at Trinity UnitedMethodist Church on Sunday, April 2 at 3:30 pm. The concert under Music Director, Monty Adams includes music by Sousa, Puccini, and R. Strauss and features the enchanting pure voice of soloist, Amy Keipert.

Monty Adams

Tickets are $7 in advance, $9 at the door and are available at RecPlex, 420 W. Dempster Street, or from band members beginning March 2. For more information, call the Mount Prospect Park District 847-640-1000.

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