Message, News and Events

Bulletin for Sunday, September 24: 17th Sunday After Pentecost—Harvest Home Sunday With Dedication of Candlelighters

A recording of the worship service, led by Pastor Nancy Moore, and the hymns by Alex Haggerty, Minister of Music, will be posted on the church's Facebook page at the conclusion of the worship service. The bulletin for Sunday, September 24, can be downloaded here. Also, a children's Celebrate bulletin is available here.

Divine Protection

Many times in the history of the world it seemed as if all was lost and all hope was gone. Yet God has saved people and nations from devastation in miraculous ways, and has enabled them to overcome dangers and transform defeat into glorious victory.


Women of the ELCA
September 9: Prayer Vigil for Peace in the Middle East
September 14: WELCA will meet in Luther Hall at 7 p.m.

Sunday School Is Back
Welcome back to Sunday School on September 10! All children age 3 through grade 6 are invited to attend. We gather in the sanctuary at 10:45 a.m. and then proceed downstairs to the classrooms until 11:45 a.m.

Jack & Jill Fundraiser: Mums
If you love mums, you can support the preschool by placing an order by September 11. The cost is $8.50 per mum, and they can be picked up at Yenser's Tree Farm between September 23 and October 8. Call the preschool at 610-377-6562 to place your order.

Harvest Home Sunday
Trinity will celebrate Harvest Home on Sunday, September 24. We are asking for donations of food items to display around the church altar, as well as monetary donations. All donations will benefit Trinity's Food Pantry, which distributes food to food-insecure residents within the Lehighton Area School District.

Pantry Item for September
The pantry item for September is TUNA. Please place your donation in the basket by the church entrance or bring it to the church office. A total of 45 boxes of pasta were received in July. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Council Highlights—August 2023

  • Property Committee reported installation of the new air conditioning system in the sanctuary is almost complete, the hole in the boiler will be welded before the weather turns cold, and the parking lot will remain locked unless a delivery is expected.
  • Approved a donation from the treasury to supplement the VBS offerings that will be presented to Carbon County Friends of Animals and the Carbon County Animal Shelter. Both organizations will receive $200.
  • Approved the request from St. Peter's EC Church in Weissport to use Luther Hall on October 1 for a reception celebrating the installation of Pastor Mike, at no charge.

Service Times
  • First Saturday Worship at 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday Worship at 9:30 a.m.
  • First Friday Quiet Communion at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday School at 10:45 a.m.
Church News

2023/2024 Confirmation Registration Information

Trinity's Confirmation classes will begin Sunday, September 10, at 10:45 a.m. The Level 1 (first-year) program is for 7th graders and above who have been baptized and received 1st Holy Communion instruction. Please refer to the Information/Expectations document for complete details about the program. The registration form found at the end of the document must be completed and returned to the church office.

Jack & Jill Preschool

Registrations are still being accepted for the 2023/2024 school term. You do not have to be a member of Trinity, or live in the Lehighton Area School District, in order to have your child attend the preschool. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to schedule an appointment to tour the preschool. Scholarships are available to help families defray some or all of the cost. If you would like to learn more about Trinity's preschool program, please call them at 610-377-6562, email them at, or visit their website.

Ink Jet Cartridge Recycling
Please drop your used ink jet cartridges in the containers in the church office or narthex. You can also drop them in the blue bin on the side porch at the preschool. Recycling ink cartridges results in needed funding for the preschool!

Amazon Wish List
The preschool has created a wish list on Amazon, with many great items that they could use for the classroom. Click here to make a purchase. If you prefer to buy locally, your donations can be placed in the blue bin on the side porch at the preschool or left with Bev in the church office.

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