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Message this weekend, November 28, 2021
from the pulpit at Trinity, Lower Burrell
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scripture: Luke 21:25-33
sermon: Be Prepared and Stand Up for Jesus 
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We are glad you took a few minutes to look around, discovering our church family in Lower Burrell PA. 
Are you looking for a new church home? If you wish to learn more about the Word of God through Bible study and discussion groups, we would be glad to have you join us. If you are in crisis and seek a kind ear, know that we are a congregation with resources and talents to be at your side. We welcome new faces and old friends. We invite everyone to participate in the life of Trinity. We invite you to join us for worship and any other ministries we offer that are of interest to you. In all we do, we try to express the love and will of God in a way that we all can understand. Trinity is a wonderful, caring place to grow your Christian faith. We invite you to come and share the Spirit with us!


The Lord’s Supper

  We celebrate the Lord’s Supper (Holy Communion) every Sunday at Trinity. All who have accepted Jesus Christ as their personal savior are welcome at the table.

Childcare and Sunday School

  Whether you are new in your faith, are still searching, or are looking to deepen your spiritual walk with Christ, we have a class for you and your family. 
Join us for Sunday School @ 9:30 am in the Social Room. Jr. Church is available during the Church Service for ages 5 to 12.
Nursery is available during the worship service for children through the age of 4 years old.

Handicap accessible

  For those who have difficulty with steps or are in a wheelchair, we are handicap accessible with easy access on both levels, wide hallways, and an elevator          
   We have plenty of off street parking for all with easy drop off accessible to the front doors   For more information …       If you need more information, please email us at Trinityucc@comcast.net, message us on Facebook, or call 724.230.0866  
     We look forward to meeting you and growing in and through God’s grace together!!
Here is my weekly email to the Trinity Church family for you:

November 24, 2021
Sunday at 11:00am
Facebook Live worship online

Dear Trinity family and friends,
As we come upon Thanksgiving time, I think it would be good to reread President Abraham Lincoln’s proclamation about this holiday. Take a minute to reflect on his words…
Washington, D.C.
October 3, 1863

By the President of the United States of America.
A Proclamation.
The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever watchful providence of Almighty God. In the midst of a civil war of unequaled magnitude and severity, which has sometimes seemed to foreign States to invite and to provoke their aggression, peace has been preserved with all nations, order has been maintained, the laws have been respected and obeyed, and harmony has prevailed everywhere except in the theatre of military conflict; while that theatre has been greatly contracted by the advancing armies and navies of the Union. Needful diversions of wealth and of strength from the fields of peaceful industry to the national defense, have not arrested the plough, the shuttle or the ship; the axe has enlarged the borders of our settlements, and the mines, as well of iron and coal as of the precious metals, have yielded even more abundantly than heretofore. Population has steadily increased, notwithstanding the waste that has been made in the camp, the siege and the battle-field; and the country, rejoicing in the consciousness of augmented strength and vigor, is permitted to expect continuance of years with large increase of freedom. No human counsel hath devised nor hath any mortal hand worked out these great things. They are the gracious gifts of the Most High God, who, while dealing with us in anger for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy. It has seemed to me fit and proper that they should be solemnly, reverently and gratefully acknowledged as with one heart and one voice by the whole American People. I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens. And I recommend to them that while offering up the ascriptions justly due to Him for such singular deliverances and blessings, they do also, with humble penitence for our national perverseness and disobedience, commend to His tender care all those who have become widows, orphans, mourners or sufferers in the lamentable civil strife in which we are unavoidably engaged, and fervently implore the interposition of the Almighty Hand to heal the wounds of the nation and to restore it as soon as may be consistent with the Divine purposes to the full enjoyment of peace, harmony, tranquility and Union.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States to be affixed.
Done at the City of Washington, this Third day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and of the Independence of the Unites States the Eighty-eighth.
By the President: Abraham Lincoln
Here’s what’s happening this week at Trinity…

1. Men’s Breakfast, November 27,
   Saturday, 9-11am

2. Sunday School in the Chapel,
   9:30am Sunday



   with Joe Page

6. This week in worship

1. Men’s Breakfast, November 27, Saturday, 9-11am
The monthly Men’s Breakfast will be held in the café. Call Rich Schachte 412-303-3413 for more information.
2. Sunday School in the Chapel, 9:30am Sunday
Elder Rich Johnson invites everyone to Sunday School in the Chapel on Sunday mornings at 9:30am to discuss and study the Bible Scripture for each week’s Sermon.

Join the women, in the downstairs classroom. This group of women loves to pray for each other and their Trinity Family. The fellowship is welcoming and encouraging. Check it out!
a new set of 12 women to study, coming soon!
Join us Monday evenings, at 7pm, on Zoom, for a Women’s Bible Study.
This is our new Bible study. Twelve more Women of the Bible. This is a continuation of the last study we did (Twelve Women of the Bible) and has some very interesting topics including The Proverbs 31 woman: how not to do it all, Ruth: Staying focused in a world of distractions and many other great topics. We began on Monday November 8 at 7 pm on zoom. But, you can still join in the blessing!

Anyone interested in this study should contact Missi at (412) 313-3482. 
Twelve More Women of the Bible, Study Guide
Twelve More Women of the Bible, Study Guide
For more information call or text Missi Anderson 412-313-3482. 
Join the men in fellowship and study, Tuesday evenings at 7pm. The Men are studying the book of Revelation. 
If you have any questions, please contact Joe Page at 724-989-4168.
6. This week in worship
The new church year is here as we move into the Gospel of Luke with our readings for the messages. The first Sunday of Advent always speaks about the Second Advent of the Lord. This weekend, we turn to Luke 21:25-33. Are you ready for the coming of Christ? Sunday we will celebrate the victories the Lord has provided Trinity in 2021 and look toward the new year, 2022. We’ll be challenged about the coming of Christ, by being ready for 2022. Join us to prepare for all the Lord desires for your participation with Trinity United Christian Church!
Join us after worship to decorate the sanctuary in preparation for this most holy of seasons in the church year.

Pastor Cletus