Trinity Weekly

October 06, 2023

Services the Weekend

Pastor Doug is away on vacation and will be back in the office on Monday, October 16. Please direct any questions or concerns to the church office rather than to Pastor Doug while he is away. Pastor Eduardo Martinez will be filling in for him for services this weekend.

Church Worker Appreciation Month

Click here to view the letter from the Executive Director of the LCMS Office indicating the importance of showing appreciation for our church servants.

Trinity's Adopt-A-Class Ministry

Consider sponsoring one of our remaining classrooms! Contact Julia Malenke at or 334-703-0325 with any questions, for more information, or to adopt-a-class.

LWML Weekend

Please see this document for additional information regarding Trinity's LWML weekend.

Questions? Contact Mary Lou Evanchyk at 407-497-4452.

Trinity's Fall Festival

Fall Festival, Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 3pm-6pm

Trunk or Treat at 2pm-5pm.

Food, Fun, and Fellowship will be found in abundance.

Admission is $12 for adults and $6 for children over 2 years of age.

Activities include:

  • Fall photos for your family
  • A hayride on the soccer field
  • Food available for purchase
  • Games for adults and children with prizes
  • A bounce house
  • Face painting
  • Wine and Beer Tasting Booth
  • Special performance by David Ludwig, our organist at church, at 4pm
  • And more!

We also invite you to join us for worship in the sanctuary at 6pm. We would love to see you at this fantastic event!

Trinity's Annual Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest, Friday, October 27, 2023 from 5pm-9pm

Admission and Festivities are free, but a free-will offering will be available to help cover operating expenses.

Events include:

  • Games with prizes
  • A menu of hot dogs, brats, chicken thighs, and side dishes
  • Wine and Beer Tasting

Contact Terry Boggs or Rocky Smothers with any questions. 

Make A More Joyful Noise! is back!

Please join the Parish Choir and help us Make A More Joyful Noise! on Reformation Sunday, October 29, during the 11:15am service. All are welcome!

One rehearsal will be held on Wednesday, October 25, at 7:30pm in the balcony. if you cannot make Wednesday's rehearsal, please make sure to come on Sunday morning at 10:45am to rehearse prior to the service.

Come Make A More Joyful Noise! with us!

Redeeming Life's Shake, Rattle & Stroll Walk for Life

Trinity is thrilled to partner with Redeeming Life to host the first ever Shake, Rattle & Stroll Walk for Life. For additional information regarding this event, please see this document.

Bible Study Schedule

Click here to see a list of our current Bible studies!

Children and Student Ministry

  • Children's Sunday School is using Answers Bible Curriculum published by Answers in Genesis. 
  • Serving this year:
  • PreK-4 and Kindergarten with Mrs. JoAnne Gusewelle and Miss Kristin Gusewelle
  • 1st-2nd grades with Mrs. Desiree Kallesen
  • 3rd through 5th grades with Mrs. Gail Wilkosz.
  • All classes meet on the first floor of Heritage Hall.
  • To register your child for Sunday school, please use this link
  • MS and HS Youth Bible Study: led by Renee Ponik and Tim Gusewelle and meeting in the church basement, students will engage in conversations regarding topics relating to the confirmation lessons.
  • Confirmation occurs approximately every other week through May 2024. For more information, please contact the church office.

New FCA TYM Bible Study: Immerse Messiah

Sundays from 5:30pm-6:15pm

Meeting ID: 819 8421 3960

Passcode: 065594

If you have questions or need a book, please reach out to Catherine Simmons.

Right Now Media

To sign up and create an account, click on the link below:

Or text TRINITYDOWNTOWN to the number 49775 to receive a text with the "Invite Link" to sign up for a free account.

October Serving Schedule

The serving schedule for October has been updated and can be viewed at this link

Monthly Trinity Calendars

A limited number of copies of the monthly Trinity calendar can be accessed in the narthex or viewed below. Contact the church office with any questions.

Church Calendar

We also have a school year calendar for the church and CDC that can be viewed here:

2023-2024 Church and CDC Calendar

Helpful Forms

Submit your prayer requests by emailing them to

All prayers are kept on the list for a period of three weeks, so please resubmit long term prayer needs regularly.

Those Fighting Cancer 

Terry B., Susan, Noah, Scott's mother, Paul B., Mickey, Melissa, Jack, Vickie and Terry, Bill B., Melissa, Alice, Gertrude, Dr. Ramon, Ellen B., Beverly B., Kim P., Corey C., Sandy K., Jamie, Sandra, Renee A., Caitlyn, Jamie and Sandra

Health Concerns 

Hazel, Chuck, Karen E., Jamie J., Debbie H., Lorraine, Bill S., Chris L., Donald C., Katie, Karen S.

Surgery and Recovery/Recently Hospitalized

Jordon H., Mark F., Rich M., Janis D.

Other Needs

  • For the process, person, and provision of an associate pastor
  • For Megan and Kevin
  • For Lucine H. and Kathy A.
  • For Liz Yawman
  • For Nicholas and Victoria
  • For Michelle and Family
  • For Michelle and Joe
  • For Marcy S.
  • For Pakistan Lutheran Church

Peace and Comfort

  • For the family and friends of Tom Heeney
  • For the family and friends of Jon Christensen
  • For Amanda and Shane at the loss of Amanda's father
  • For the family and friends of Sandy Allen
  • For the family and friends of Robert Porak
  • For the family and friends of Craig Baker
  • For the family and friends of Myra Seaton
  • For the family and friends of Corkey Hornsby
  • For the family and friends of Shirley
  • For the family and friends of Jeannene Adams
  • For the family and friends of Kerry Carlton
  • For the family and friends of Ramone Ruiz
  • For the family and friends of Lt. Jim Murray
  • For the family and friends of Jimmy Clarkin

Confidential Prayers

For those prayers that have been shared in confidence, you know the details, Lord. We lift them up to you.

Our Trinity Missionaries

  • Wasmund Family in East Asia
  • Trump Family in Kenya
  • Clausing Family in Tanzania
  • Lehman Family in Puerto Rico


  • Blessings on all those celebrating birthdays and anniversaries!
  • Thanks and praise for those whose health has improved.
  • Thanks and praise for the staff and leaders at Trinity!

Prayerful Thoughts from Rusty Stephens can be found here

Attendance & Giving

September 30 Sat. in person: 23

September 30 online: 15

October 1 Sun. 9am: 55

October 1 Sun. 11:15am: 68

October 1 online: 6

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