This congregation welcomes you no matter who you are or where you come from. We are Christ's people and this is Christ's place with its doors wide open.
If you are passing through, Godspeed. If you are looking for a worship home, stay with us. We invite visitors to join us, but most of all to return often.
SPECIAL FEBRUARY LECTURE SERIES.
Rabbi Philip J. Bentley returns to Trinity for a special mid-winter lecture series: “The World of Jesus of Nazareth” will take place on Sundays in February, 9:45 a.m., in the Fellowship Hall.
- Session One (February 7): Jewish History - How the world Jesus knew came to be
- Session Two (February 14): The Four Jewish Schools in the time of Jesus
- Session Three (February 21): The Jewishness of the saying, teachings, and parables
- Session Four (February 28): A Jewish view of the last days of Jesus
Rabbi Philip J. Bentley served congregations in New Bedford, Mass.; Curacao, Netherlands Antilles; Jericho, N.Y.; Queens, N.Y.; Chicago; Santa Fe, N. Mex., and Hendersonville. He has been involved in community affairs and Jewish organizations throughout his life and has served on the boards of such diverse organizations as the Jewish Peace Fellowship, the Social Action Commission of Reform Judaism, the Synagogue Relations Commission of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, the Jewish Labor Committee, and the Long Island Council on Labor and Religion. Rabbi Bentley is the author of many published articles on a variety of subjects.
LENTEN BOOK STUDY
America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America (Jim Wallis, 2016; Amazon, hardcover for $15.04). Beginning at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 10, Rev. Stanley will be leading a Lenten Book Study. The study will continue through the Wednesdays in Lent, concluding on March 16th. Please sign up in the narthex if you need for Mark to order a book on your behalf.
BRING A CAN WHEN YOU CAN
The February Food Focus for IAM is instant oatmeal, instant grits, powdered milk, cereal and eggs. Non-perishable food items are always welcome, as well as personal care items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, toilet paper, shampoo, soap, deodorant, disposable razors and women’s hygiene products. Local Missions Ministry will deliver the food and hygiene items. Monetary donations are always appreciated. There is a need for warm coats, warm socks, warm blankets, quilts, sleeping bags, boots, hats and gloves. Clothing, linens, etc., may be taken directly to I.A.M.