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Message this weekend, August 9, 2020
from the pulpit at Trinity, Lower Burrell
 
                                                                   
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scripture: Jeremiah 29:10-14
sermon: Walking with the Living God in Troubled Times
HOPE RULES!
 
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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
August 6, 2020
 
9:30am Sunday 
Women’s Sunday School Class
 
at 10:30am, Sunday, August 9, 2020
on YOUTUBE, Subscribe here
 
Dear Trinity family and friends,
 
As we continue to navigate this challenging COVID-19 pandemic, one thing has become absolutely clear–communication and community with one another has never been more important. Someone recently asked me, 
 
“I can understand how you can pray for someone face-to-face and in-person. But praying for someone on Facebook Live or on YouTube, how does that work? That doesn’t seem real to me.”
 
I said that I understood what they said. Being in-person is the best way for anyone. But in this new world of the media, I have had to make adjustments. I said to that person,
 
“To me, that behind the cell phone or computer web cam or camera is a real person. When I am praying I feel close to that person, though it is a camera in front of me. I can just reach out and touch them. I believe people feel that.”
 
Jesus put it this way, 
“If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any (one) thing…it shall be done for them of my Father who is in Heaven” 
(Matthew 18:19).
 
For 32 years as a pastor I have been in person with people and have made contact with them, personally. Then overnight, because of this pandemic, I have had to learn a new method of reaching everyone. Perhaps people have changed. I believe there is still a deep inner desire for people to reach and touch one another. As we touch and agree, God works His wonders in our lives together at Trinity. 
 
The same is true of every email I sent to you. I can come to your home or computer every week. More than ever before! Or a card I send in the mail. 
 
So, when I am talking to that cell phone camera or computer, I feel a closeness to you and your life. There is no traveling or waiting–at the speed of light, we can come together in the quietness of your home. I can share God’s Word, I can pray, as if I was there with you. I can agree with you in the Spirit. We can become one in faith and love. 
 
These past months are not lost time for us at Trinity. In fact, we have gained ground in new areas for reaching people for Christ. I will look forward to speaking with you again soon, on via Facebook Live and Youtube in the future! Let’s touch and agree!
 
1. Trinity’s New YouTube platform
2. Facebook Live continues…on Tuesday and Wednesdays!
3. Men’s Group Bible Study, led by Joe Page
Tuesday, 7:00pm, social room
4. Trinity Leadership Council Meeting, Saturday, 9:00am, social room.
5. This week in worship

 

 
1. Trinity’s New YouTube platform
Trinity has a NEW youtube page and we will save our worship services for you to view. Click on this link Trinity Church to SUBSCRIBE and you will receive notifications of worship, music from CROSSBOUND and sermons to watch, on your time. 
 
2. Facebook Live continues…
on Tuesday and Wednesdays!
Because of the great success of our nightly devotions, we will continue to come to you LIVE! every week. Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 8pm for a short devotion with the Trinity family, on our Trinity Church Facebook live page. Missi and I have a thought to share with you each of these nights and we appreciate all the “shares” and “likes” to spread the Lord’s message. Join the Trinity FB page and you will receive a notification when we are on…live! 
 
3. Men’s Group Bible Study, led by Joe Page
Tuesday, 7:00pm, social room
 
4 . Trinity Leadership Council Meeting
Saturday, 9:00am, social room.
 
5. This week in worship
This weekend we want to look at a very popular part of scripture, one that we all know well and are often quoting. It is a verse about hope! We are going to find out why it is so popular and how to apply it to our lives. Here’s the verse, was has become our benediction in worship for the past month,
 
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you HOPE and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
 
The people of Israel needed a word of hope for their lives as they were taken into captivity by the Babylonians and we need a word of hope for us today. The coronavirus has changed our lives and churches. So many changes are happening it makes our head spin. We want to go back to some sense of normalcy but it doesn’t seem possible. God has a word of HOPE for you and this weekend we will speak that work forth in our message. Prepare for this weekend’s sermon by reading Jeremiah 29, especially verses 10-14. 
 
We all have friends and family who are struggling with the upheaval in our lives caused by the Coronavirus. Invite them to join you for worship online. I know this message will speak to them.
 
Pastor Cletus
 
 

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

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