Can you believe it, the Mummer’s Parade is nearly upon us, Oct. 28th.  As its fund raiser, Trinity’s BSA Troop 10 will again be selling seats in front of the church (front = $6 & back = $5).  Contact Fritz Bowers at 301-790-0980 (home), 704-650-1594 (cell) or fbowers@myactv.net for tickets.

Also, be sure and visit our concession stand in front of the church on parade night.Thank you for your support in this effort and throughout the year.”


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Thursday, October 26 at 6:30 pm

Covenant Church
7485 Shepherdstown Pike, Shepherdstown, WV

A Discussion and Q&A with Christian and Muslim Leaders 

Manchester. Barcelona. Charlottesville.  Our current environment makes it hard to trust people who are not like us. How can we all work together toward building trust and peace.  Discussion Panel Includes:  Pastor Joel Rainey, Lead Pastor, Covenant Church; Faruq Post, Imam and Scholar in Residence, Islamic Society of Western Maryland;  Suhail Khan, Institute for Global Engagement Fellow, Former Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush.  Halel Dinner Provided.  This event is free. RSVP to dthomas@covenant-mail.com.  Flyer

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October 13, 2017

Choral Arts, Oct 22

Sunday, October 22 at 4 pm
Church of the Brethren, 
15 South Mulberry St., Hagerstown
The community is invited to join the Hagerstown Church of the Brethren and the Hagerstown Choral Arts for a celebration of song! HCA will present, “25 Years of Music.” This concert is open to the public. Free will gifts accepted, not required. Hagerstown Choral Arts is directed by Greg Shook.

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October 13, 2017

Working Together

St. Mark’s will be hosting their annual spaghetti supper on Saturday, November 4th in the parish hall from 4-7pm. Cost is $8 (11 yo +) and $4 (4-11yo). The meal includes spaghetti (with your choice of Homemade Sauces), bread, salad, applesauce, homemade dessert, and beverages. Carry out is available as well. Tickets can be purchased by calling St. Mark’s church office, (301) 733-7550.


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October 13, 2017

Potter’s Bowl – Nov 5th

The Annual Potters Bowl will be held on November 5th at the Elks Club. For tickets, please contact Sue Stull, (301) 797-3619. Trinity is in charge of desserts for this event. We are asking for homemade bar cookies. If you can provide a dessert, please have it in the kitchen of Fellowship Hall no later than noon on November 5th. Thank you in advance for your help!

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Potter’s Bowl.


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Before we know it, November 19 will be here and it will be time for our Congregational Meeting and Church Council election. Please consider becoming part of this very important team here at Trinity. Church Council is the true governing body of our congregation. It makes all the decisions regarding how things are done here. In the upcoming year or so we should be working on our Mission and Vision and setting long-term goals.
If you are interested in running for Church Council, please let one of the nominating team—Erin Harman, Mike Mowen, Brian Hammond, or Judy Conrad—know. We would love to have you join our team.

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October 9, 2017

Interfaith Book Club

Thursday, October 19 at 7 pm.
Washington County Free Library, Study Room 333

Join the Interfaith Book Club as they discuss  God is not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World by Stephen Prothero.  Books can be purchased online or, if available, borrowed from the library.  Flyer with future books and dates

 

 

 


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October 9, 2017

New Pastor Called

Trinity’s Church Council members met on Thursday, October 5th and voted to extend a Three Year Term Call to Pastor David Eisenhuth. We are very excited to introduce him to you and much more information will be forthcoming in the next few days and weeks.
Pastor Eisenhuth is from Pennsylvania. He attended Penn State and then Gettysburg Seminary. He is almost 62 years old and has had several calls in Pennsylvania and Maryland. He has a PhD in Congregational Development and at present is a Co-Pastor at The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter in Baltimore. He is very excited to come to Trinity and get to know us better.
Details can be found in the letter mailed in today’s mail! God’s Blessings to him and to each of us as we begin his ministry at Trinity together.

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October 6, 2017

Reformation Hymn Festival

Looking ahead you will want to mark your calendars for our Reformation Hymn Festival Alleluia Without End!   Dr. Wayne L. Wold is chair of the music department at Hood College, served on the editorial board of our Hymnal Evangelical Lutheran Worship, and is Director of Music/Organist at First Lutheran in Ellicott City, MD.  He will lead a congregation and combined choirs in a program of narration and hymns geared toward the Reformation 500 celebration for 2017.  The concert is Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 4 p.m. here at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Earlier, at 3pm, will be holding dessert and hors d’oeuvres potluck in Fellowship Hall along with St. Mark’s and St. John’s. Please be sure to join us for food and fellowship before the concert!


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October 6, 2017

Ricky Stoner marks 30 Years

Ricky recently celebrated his 30th anniversary with us as Sextant! We would like to recognize him at both services on October 15th., with a reception following each service. We will have a basket available for cards and good wishes!

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