You are invited to join Pastor Tim as he leads us in a Bible Study on the scripture texts for next week’s worship service. It will be on Monday mornings at 11:00 am Eastern Time. (He is going to
try to learn how to put a recording of the Bible Study on our website for others who cannot join us at 11:00 am.)
A printable PDF of the readings is attached below.
Zoom! information to join the Bible Study
Meeting ID: 875 0477 4403
Telephone (dial one of these numbers by your location)
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) [This number works well for us in Florida.]
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
Meeting ID: 875 0477 4403#
[You will be asked for a participant number or to press # again. Just press # again as we do not have participant numbers.]
When they ask for the Meeting Password, type Password: 017896#
Thanks to the Dinker and Wells Estates!
I (Pastor Tim) never had the privilege of knowing Milford “Dink” and Harriet Dinker or Jim Wells. What is clear to me, however, is that they had sound stewardship practices and thought of the
on-going ministry and mission of Christ’s church through Trinity! The council voted to tithe what we have received from the estates (another sound stewardship practice!) and we are sending a check
for $2,186 to the Florida-Bahamas Synod’s United As One Covid-19 Special Appeal. This appeal is for congregations in our synod who are struggling during the pandemic, or who need additional support
for their local ministries of care (food banks, homeless shelters, etc.). I am proud of the fact that Trinity’s Council chose to be generous, which honors the memories of Dink, Harriet and Jim and
their generosity. Let us give God thanks for the ways their gifts are ministering to hurting and hungry people still to this day.
Seeking to Keep Trinity Safe - A Task Force to Guide Us Through the Pandemic
The council established a task force who will "help the congregation, council, and staff discern when to re-open Trinity for worship, fellowship, meetings, and other related activities
and to develop the procedures we will establish, review, and monitor to keep the members, friends, and visitors of Trinity safe, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.”
Names were generated and Pastor Tim is contacting them. Once we have the membership of the task force established, we will let you know.
In the coming weeks you will be receiving a call from one of our TLC Callers. (TLC has a double meaning here: It is an acronym for both ‘Trinity Lutheran Church’ and ‘Tender Loving Care,’ both
of which work here.) These volunteers will be calling every couple of weeks to check-in with all of our households to see how they are doing during the pandemic and to keep them in touch with the
congregation. They will also ask to see if you need a phone call from the pastor, or have a specific prayer request (to share with our Prayer Chain with your permission). Rest assured that
confidentiality is a priority for our callers.