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.

Easter Flower Sale

It’s that time of year again, order your Easter Lilies, Hyacinths, Tulips (mixed) and/or Azaleas (mixed). You can find order forms inside your bulletins once again this week. Please place your completed order forms and payments (marked ‘Easter Flowers’) either in the collection baskets or contact Connie in the office. Thank you!

Spring Clean Up Day: April 1, 2017

9:30-11:30.  Time to get ready for Easter by cleaning up the grounds around Trinity. Lots of volunteers are needed to pick up and bundle sticks, collect litter, rake leaves, cut back last year’s plants, etc. All ages are welcome to come and help. For more information, call Lois Spillar 847-398-4838.

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.

Grow. Serve week of 3/12

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 two packing dates for FMSC are Monday, March 13th, and Tuesday, May 2nd, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Ten spaces have been reserved for each session, so please use the Sign-Up sheet in the Narthex and join the fun!

Family Faith Formation March 5

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

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.
InfoRegister: http://www.dynamiccounseling.info/loveandlogic.html

LET KIDS BE KIDS IN CHURCH!
Play instruments and sing with a live band. Family food & fellowship. Child care during Lenten Study: Half Truths by Rev. Adam Hamilton.

GATHERING IN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

Praise Jam & Pot Luck – Saturdays in Lent, March 4, 11 & 18, at 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.

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

Deep Blue Kids in the Kitchen THIS SUNDAY, March 5th

Youth (5th-12th) in the Fireside Room

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 PADS & Pizza – Friday, March 3rd, 5:00-6:30 pm
Don’t be an April Fool!  Come to the Potato Drop – Families are asked to help unload   bags of potatoes for local food pantries.  Meet at Northwest Compass, 
Inc at 1300 W. NW HWY  Or join the group for breakfast at LaPeep Restaurant at 8am.
 Youth Tech Help – Need a house call?  Sign up in the narthex.

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

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