September 25  10:00 a.m.       Worship Service In-Person/Streamed
                          11:00 a.m.       Social Hour-Social Hall
                          11:00 a.m.       Sunday School-Downstairs
                          11:00 a.m.       Blood Pressure Screening-Downstairs Conference Room
                            6:00 p.m.       Sunday Night Big Band Rehearsal-Social Hall/Pavilion

September 29    9:30 a.m.       Quilters-Downstairs

October 2         10:00 a.m.       Worship Service In-Person/Streamed
                          11:00 a.m.       Social Hour-Social Hall
                          11:00 a.m.       Sunday School-Downstairs
                            6:00 p.m.       Sunday Night Big Band Rehearsal-Social Hall/Pavilion



  • Sunday Worship services at 10:00 a.m. are streamed online at

  • You may participate in worship via telephone.
    • This format is available for all, but we encourage those who do not have a smart phone or internet access to use this format. Call 855-984-0707. Listen to the prompts. You can access and listen at your convenience.


Physically Distant Home Communion Visits

    • Contact the church office 410-848-8923 or if you wish our Lay Eucharistic Ministers to arrange a Physically Distant Home Communion visit.
    • The Lay Eucharistic Minister will give you a call when they arrive at your home to let you know that a pre-consecrated communion kit containing a wafer and grape juice is on your porch/doorstep.

Fall Dinner Meeting of the Lutheran Church Men of the Westminster Conference

  • The Lutheran Church Men of the Westminster Conference will hold their Fall Dinner Meeting at 6:30 pm on Monday, October 24th, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 827 Leisters Church Road, Westminster, MD 21157.  The ladies of the church will be serving a family-style Ham and Fred Chicken Dinner.  A free-will offering will be received for the meal with at least $15.00 expected.
  • These semi-annual dinners have become a wonderful opportunity for the men of the churches of our conference to socialize and renew friendships. Seventy-seven were able to gather at our Spring 2022 Dinner.  We look forward to welcoming a large group of men and the pastor from your church.  When you arrive, please meet in the sanctuary for Greetings and Opening Prayer prior to dinner.
  • Pastor Stacey Brady, Director of Church Relations at LSMMD/CLV will be speaking following dinner.

 Reservations are due by Monday, October 10th.  Sign Up on the Narthex Bulletin board.

(The host church has asked that no additional reservations be added after October 10   (Note: Please reserve as early as possible as space is limited to 125 attendees.)

NOTE: Due to a limited response and the cost of materials, the Helping Hands has decided to cancel the Shrimp Carryout Meal.  In its please there will be a soup sale in November.  More details will be coming.

 Help for Puerto Rico Relief Fund

 The Synod has approved making a special gift to support relief in Puerto Rico through the Building Bridges Ministry Fund, 

The fundraising campaign will run September 22nd through October 30th

Envelopes for making donations are on the table in the Narthex.



  • We have found out that Calendars for Vets WILL again be collected.
  • Any calendars you receive in the mail or from businesses can be placed in the box on the Social Hall Stage.
  • We thank Lee Fitzpatrick for coordinating this collection.


  • All are invited to support the 20th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, October 7th at Oakmont Green Golf course in Hampstead, MD. As a non-profit organization, community donations are vital to CLS.
  • CLS is seeking donations for a raffle which will be open to our 80+ players in this annual tournament. All donors will be recognized in the program booklet at the tournament, on the golf website, and on social media. Item donation form is available on the Trinity Narthex Bulletin Board.
  • If you are interested in golf registration which includes a continental breakfast, and 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, and lunch following the tournament the fee is $90 per player and $360 for foursome.
  • Check the Trinity Narthex Bulletin Board for a flyer with application form.

September Is Emergency Preparedness Month —Ann Boyles, Health and Wellness Committee

  • The next time disaster strikes, you may not have much time to act. Prepare now for a sudden emergency.
  • Learn how to protect yourself and cope with disaster by planning ahead.
  • On the table in the Narthex is a checklist which will help you get started.
  • For additional information about how to prepare for hazards in your community, contact the local emergency management or the American Red Cross Chapter.

READINGS FOR THE WEEK OF September 26th – October 2nd         
Monday-Psalm 62; Amos 6:8-14; Revelation 3:14-22
Tuesday-Psalm 62;Hosea 10:9-15; James 5:1-6
Wednesday-Psalm 62; Hosea 12:2-14; Matthew 19:16-22
Thursday-Psalm 37:1-9; 2 Kings 18:1-8, 28-36; Revelation 2:8-11
Friday-Psalm 37:1-9; 2 Kings 19:8-20, 35-37; Revelation 2:12-29
Saturday-Psalm 37:1-9; Isaiah 7:1-9; Matthew 20:29-34
Sunday-Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4; Psalm 37:1-9; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10


SHEPHERD’S STAFF Blessings Closet – Box in Narthex

Blessings Closet items include diapers, toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, all sizes of ziploc bags, laundry detergent, all-purpose cleaners, shampoo, hand sanitizer, disinfectant/sanitizing wipes or spray. Financial donations are also welcomed.

Carroll County Festival of Trees, November 25-27th at John Street Quarters


Carroll County Food Sunday Collection

  • Food donations for CCFS located on stage in the Social Hall.
  • CCFS accepts monetary and non-perishable food donations.


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