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Message this weekend, September 27, 2020
from the pulpit at Trinity, Lower Burrell
 
                                                                   
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scripture: Revelation 4:1-11
sermon: I Didn’t Get Anything Out of It!
 
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Welcome!!

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          
 
Parking?     
   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  
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     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:
 
 
TRINITY UNITED CHRISTIAN CHURCH
September 25, 2020
 
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Women’s Sunday School Class
 
tune in around 11:00am, Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Dear Trinity family and friends,
 
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I’ll never forget when I traveled to Israel in 1989. I traveled to the source of the Jordan River, in that portion of Israel that is named after one of the twelve tribes of Israel, Dan. There was water springing up from the earth and flowing downward, south, into the Sea of Galilee. But it didn’t stop there. The water continues to flow through the fresh water of the Sea of Galilee as the Jordan, a much bigger stream. Many miles further south, it continues into the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea received the water and there it stopped. So the waters of the Jordan die at the Dead Sea, where no sea life can live. I was told that the Dead Sea is 7 times saltier than the ocean and twice as salty as the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Yes, nothing can live in that water! 
 
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From the moment the Jordan begins its journey some important items are known–first, two great bodies of water are fed by the source of the Jordan River (:) the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. However, each body is very different. The Sea of Galilee gives away its water into the continuing Jordan River as it flows south while the Dead Sea only receives the water of the Jordan. Without the source of the Jordan, neither body of water exists. The Sea of Galilee contains living fish life (remember Jesus’ first disciples were fishermen, at the Sea of Galilee) while the Dead Sea has no living creatures at all. 
 
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What I learned was this principle of life–when you give yourself away (like the Sea of Galilee), God always replenishes your life and fills it with life and good things! When we only take, and keep everything (like the Dead Sea), we eventually die. 
 
Certainly, God is our Source, and giving is living. Great miracles happen in life when we give ourselves away!
 
1. Prayer Service, tonight, Thursday, 7pmchurch sanctuary
2. Trinity 101 via Zoom, October 7th
3. This week in worship

 

 
1. Prayer Service, tonight, Thursday, 7pmchurch sanctuary
These monthly prayer services are times for listening to God, celebration, and seeking the Lord. Be with us tonight as we gather for prayer. Missi Anderson, who is working on becoming a commissioned minister in our church, will lead the service tonight. 
 
2. Trinity 101 via Zoom
In October we’ll offer our first ever ONLINE Trinity 101, using Zoom. It will be a four-week series held Wednesday evenings, beginning October 7th, via Zoom. I’ll be sharing with you more about the church’s story and vision and we’ll look at what it means to be a follower of Jesus. If at the end of the 4 weeks you would like to formally join the church and make Trinity your church family, you’ll be able to do so. We’ve never done this digitally before but we’re excited about it. We are not seeking to take members away from other churches – if you are actively involved in another church, know that you can worship with us anytime without joining. But if you feel that you would like to formally join Trinity, this is your opportunity. Questions? Email me back or share this information with someone you know who desires to join Trinity, virtually.
 

 

3. This week in worship
We’ve been in person since June 7, and many people wanted to come back even sooner. If you haven’t been back to trinity, you are welcome! 
 
I would like to ask you a question? Why do you attend church and worship! is it because maybe you had a rough week. Maybe you’re hurting. Maybe you came to be entertained. Maybe you came to hear a good joke by the preacher. Well, the primary #1 reason that we come to church and worship is to worship God! And our Lord Jesus Christ! And the Holy Spirit! We’ve come to experience God’s presence and acknowledge God’s authority in our lives. Some people tell me they come to a church service to hear traditional music. Some wanted great experience with God. But many times, I’ve heard this phrase through the years, by people who do not understand what worship is about. They say, “I didn’t get anything out of it!” Did you come to get something out of it? Or did you come to give your worship to God. That’s a big difference! So why do we need the church? 
 
The book of Revelation is a book about the worship of the Lord. Be with us Sunday as we unpack the real meaning of this amazing and outstanding book of the Bible. Read Revelation 4:1-11 to prepare for worship.

 

 
That’s it for today – I want you to know, once more, how proud I am to be your pastor at Trinity!
 
 
 
In Christ’s love,
 
Pastor Cletus
 
 

We are located at 3400 Garvers Ferry Rd, Lower Burrell, PA 15068.

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