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Praise God!

We pray to thank God for what He has done for us, to lay our needs before Him, and to confess our sins to Him, but we often neglect to praise Him in our prayers.


October 9: Prayer Vigil for Peace in the Middle East
October 11: Please join us in Luther Hall at 7 p.m. for "Salt of the Earth." The presenter, Emma Weaver, will share what salt and pepper shakers can tell you.

Blessing of the Animals
Join us in the church parking lot Sunday, October 7, at noon for our annual Blessing of the Animals. Please have your pets leashed or crated and be prepared to clean up after them so Pete doesn't have to.

Diamond Luncheon Invitation
The Diamond Luncheon for Trinity members who are 70 and older will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 12, in Luther Hall. Included on the menu will be baked chicken with all the fixings, as well as apple pie a la mode for dessert. Please call the church office (610-377-4303) by October 12 to RSVP.

The annual CROP Walk, sponsored by Lehighton Interfaith Fellowship, will be held Sunday, October 14, at the Lehigh Canal Park in Weissport. The walk starts at 2 p.m., with registration from 1-2 p.m. For more information or forms, please contact Shirley Radler at 610-377-4278 or email

First Holy Communion Classes
If your son or daughter is now in the sixth grade (or older), they may enroll in First Holy Communion classes at Trinity. Classes will be held October 23 (Tues.), 24 (Wed.), and 25 (Thurs.) from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the conference room. The deadline to register is October 14. Registration forms are available in the church office.

Council Highlights -- September 2018

  • Noted that the handicapped lift is operational and will be dedicated September 23 at the conclusion of worship.
  • Approved the transfer of membership for Edwin and Barbara Belon to St. Andrew Lutheran Church in New Bern, NC.
  • Approved renting an executive coach to transport members to the installation of Vicar Lauren November 4 at the church in Philadelphia to where she has been called.
  • Gave approval for the 2019 NEPA WELCA Convention to be held at Trinity May 19.

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  • Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
  • Sunday School at 10:45 a.m.
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Church News

Bare Necessities Pantry Donations

During October, Trinity will be collecting items for the Bare Necessities Pantry, an outreach ministry of People's Evangelical Congregational Church. Items being collected include toilet paper, toothpaste, soap, and toothbrushes. Please place your donations in the marked box in the narthex or drop them off at the church office.

Jack & Jill Preschool

Jack & Jill Preschool has placed a "Giving Tree" in the church narthex for the entire month of October. Please select an animal or leaf paper cutout and purchase the school supply listed. Items can be returned to the basket under the tree or to the church office. A Yankee Candle fundraiser is being held from October 15 through November 9. Order forms and catalogs are available in the narthex, at the preschool, and in the church office. If you would like to learn more about the preschool's programs, please call them at 610-377-6562, email them at or visit their website.

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