Pastor Wendy and family will be on vacation Dec. 26 through January 2. If you have a pastoral care need, please call the church office.
For emergencies, please reach out to Staff-Parish Chair Brian Kiel: 847-648-6764, and he’ll be in touch with one of our “on-call” area pastors. On Sunday, Dec. 31, we’re pleased to welcome Rev. Bob Burkhart as our guest preacher and worship leader.
The youth are having a lock-in on Tuesday January 2nd at the church! We are in need of Adult Volunteers volunteer. If interested please email Austin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 615.425.6194.
Coming Up at Trinity – Save the Date
NEW in 2018! Current Issues Class connects Faith with Life
Bring your coffee or tea to the Fireside Room on Sunday mornings at 9:15. Join – or just listen to – interesting conversation on a variety of provocative topics. Discover ways to connect Faith with Life. Begins January 14.
January 14: Opioids: A National Epidemic – President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national emergency due to the alarming rise in overdose deaths. What are the causes of this crisis? How are authorities responding to opioid addiction? How can churches be an instrument of healing?
January 21: ChildServ: Building Better Lives for Children & Families
Since 1894 ChildServ has provided services to Chicagoland families who strive to improve their children’s lives in spite of living in poverty, having limited resources, living in violent neighborhoods, and suffering from the impacts of traumatic experiences. ChildServ has programs in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Lake Counties. What is the connection between ChildServ, the UMC and Trinity in Mt. Prospect? How has this organization remained vital and relevant for more than 120 years? Meet CEO Dan Kotowski and Director of Faith & Community Relations, Kim Coffing, MDiv, for coffee, conversation and insight.
Disciple Fast Track Bible Study: Luke & Acts begins January 4, 6:00 pm
Disciple Fast Track is an adaptation of the original, bestselling Disciple Bible Study. The study is ideal for busy people who want to fit an in-depth Bible study into their schedule. “Into the Word” helps readers deepen their understanding of Scripture and make connections between what they already know and what they are reading.
Each week participants will be guided in experiencing the gift of Sabbath rest and renewal. The class meets from 6-7:15 pm on Thursdays for 12 sessions, finishing before Easter. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Church Council meets on the 3rd Monday, every other month — all are welcome to join in and learn more about what’s happening at Trinity! Our next meeting is January 15 at 7 p.m. in Trinity Hall.
All-Church Trinity Budget Informational Meeting! After 10:30 worship on Sunday, January 28, you’re invited to hear more about our 2018 budget and our ministries for this coming year.