April memory verse: “Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34 (NIV)
ATTACHED PLEASE READ—Attached to this message is a Financial, Operational and Stewardship update letter from Pastor Jay. Please make sure you open the attachment.
CONGRATULATIONS to Christian and Maria Reed!!! Baby Ezra was born at 20.5” long and weighing in at 10 pounds 3 ounces!! Congrats!!
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! We have something new coming next week! We strive to give you ways not only to stay connected, but to be fed spiritually throughout the week, not just through weekend worship services.
Starting next week we are adding a new live program on our YouTube channel, "Prayers of the People." Twice per week, on Monday and Thursday nights at 8:00 pm, a member of Trinity's staff will be leading us in prayer. This can include specific prayers for members of our congregation and community along with prayers for our country and world. The program will be broadcast live, so we will be taking live prayer requests through the live chat. Our leaders for the first week will be Ryan McAllister on Monday and Ben Lander on Thursday. We hope you can join us online starting Monday.
Face masks--With the recent order that masks are required in all Maryland grocery stores and with supplies limited, it may prove difficult to find adequate face protection. In an effort to help all those at risk and to do our part, we have some resources to create your own reusable mask and have fun doing it! If you cannot make one of your own for any reason, please let us know so that we can get one for you. We are also asking anyone who is able, to make masks and donate them for those who need one. Simply download the resources on our webpage www.trinityjoppa.org/mask-making.html to make your own mask or help with this ministry.
Tonight—Join us this evening at 7:00 p.m. to join the worship team leading us in a worship and praise concert service. You can access it through the website, www.trinityjoppa.org
Worship Opportunities—All worship is live stream only
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. One Sunday service--live stream
Monday, 4:00 p.m. Children’s program with scripture, music and a craft (next Monday, 4/20)
Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. Bible study on Psalms led by Pastor Jay.
Friday, 7:00 p.m. Concert worship service with the worship team--This will be an uplifting time of worship and praise for the whole family.
DIRECTIONS FOR WORSHIP—Here’s how to join us for worship. Access is very easy.
On our homepage you will find a link to upcoming services and other worship opportunities (Sunday at 10:00 am, Monday 4:00 pm, Tuesday at 7:00 pm, Thursday at 7:00 pm and Friday at 7:00 pm).
Click on the link and it will begin to play.
You will find a connection card link. Be sure to fill this out.
Through our website, we have made giving easier than ever.
There is a link to our online giving portal.
Most bank online platforms (desktop, tablet or smartphone) allow you to set up your giving the same way you pay your cable bill.
If you prefer, you can mail your offering to the church.
Notification from: Trinity Lutheran Christian School & Early Learning Center
Beginning Monday April 20, all staff entering campus must wear a mask and also will have to check in and have their temperature recorded. If the temperature is over 100.4, they will not be allowed to enter the building. When entering through the main entrance, they will have to stop at the table in the front and have their temp recorded. Any questions- please email Brittany Welch at email@example.com.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Need help getting into our services? We can help! If you need assistance tuning into our worship opportunities through your computer, Ken Coughlan can walk you through the process. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-679-4000 x129 for help. We want everyone to join us in our Bible studies, worship concerts and worship services.
Food Closet - The Trinity food closet is remaining open for our regular hours, Tuesday from 6:00-7:30 p.m., Thursday from, 3:30-5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. We are accepting food and monetary donations. Donations should be dropped off at the school entrance. We especially need pancake mix, syrup and canned pasta. Check out the Facebook page for more details. We also need food closet volunteers… If you are interested in volunteering please contact Mary Kay at email@example.com so she can connect you with our volunteer coordinator.
Prayers – Are you in need for prayer due to illness or anything else? Please call the HEART ministry on (410) 679-4000 x 129. We are here for you and yours.
Women’s Bible Study – This is an ongoing study led by Lori Hinman. You are welcome to join. The study begins at 9:30 am on Thursdays. Email Lori Hinman at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an invite to the Zoom meeting. Anyone is welcome to join…even if you haven’t been in our study before.
Pastor Jay’s Psalms Bible Study – Join us on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm for a live stream Bible study on Psalms led by Pastor Jay. Access the Bible study through the website just as you do for worship. Follow the directions above.
Small Groups - We encourage you and your small groups to stay in touch and keep praying. Right now, we need our small groups more than ever. Check in with each other.
Pastoral care - A member of the Trinity pastoral staff is on call every day. If you need to speak with a member of the pastoral staff, please call the church at 410-679-4000 x113 or for the weekend, call 410-679-4000 x186. Please leave a message for your call to be returned.
Let’s stay connected! Visit our website or our various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat). If you miss any of our worship services or want to see them again, you can access them through our Youtube channel which you can get to through our website, www.trinityjoppa.org.