Message, News and Events

Bulletin for Sunday, June 11: 2nd Sunday After Pentecost—Music Appreciation Sunday With Dedication of Choir Robes, Blessing of Lutheran World Relief Quilts & Recognition of 2023 Graduates

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, June 11, can be downloaded here. Also, a children's Celebrate bulletin is available here.

Shelter From the Storm

Our lives can only be safe if we trust in the Most High. His protection is not limited to certain times of the day; rather we are under God's protection every moment of the night and day.


Worship Day and Time Changes
Just as a reminder, Quiet Communion is now being held the first Friday of each month at 11 a.m. Saturday worship services are still held the first Saturday of each month, but at a new time of 4 p.m.

150th Anniversary Closing Worship Service
Our 150th Anniversary celebration will conclude with a worship service with Holy Communion on Sunday, June 4, at 3 p.m. Associate to the Bishop Rev. Carl Shankweiler will be the preacher. Please join us as we celebrate this milestone!

Women of the ELCA
June 9: Prayer Vigil for Peace in the Middle East
June 8: There will be no meeting this month.

Recognition of Graduates
Trinity will be recognizing all graduates on Sunday, June 11, during the 9:30 a.m. worship service. Each graduate will be presented with a gift. Congratulations to all!

Pantry Item for June
The pantry item for June is CANNED VEGETABLES. Please place your donation in the basket by the church entrance or bring it to the church office. Thank you for your support!

Council Highlights—May 2023

  • The Property Committee reported that the motor for the unit controlling the heat in Luther Hall needs to be replaced. MBI will begin installing the air conditioning in Luther Hall this month.
  • Noted that Jack & Jill Preschool will hold their graduation ceremony on Friday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the church.
  • Approved the purchase of the office copier in order to eliminate the monthly lease payments and to retain the service agreement.

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.
    (NOTE: There is no Sunday School during the summer months.)
Church News

Congratulations, Confirmands!

The following young people were confirmed on May 28, the Day of Pentecost:
Seth William Hoffman
Cove Laird Schaeffer
Ever Lennon Schaeffer
Trent Derek Sutphin
Bree Lynn Tertel
Cody Wade Troutman
Jon Michael Troutman

Jack & Jill Preschool

Registrations are 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.

June Wish List
For the month of June, the preschool could use 5-oz. paper cups and 8-1/2x11 white card stock. Donations can be placed in the basket in the narthex, left in the church office, or placed in the blue bin on the side porch at the preschool. Thank you for supporting the Jack and Jill Preschool students!

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