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Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA)

401 Fifth Street North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Phone: 727-822-3307 • Email: office@trinitylutheranstpete.org

Sunday Worship: 10 a.m.

We welcome all who come to our worship services.

Communion is open to all believers!

Palm Sunday — 09 Apr 2017

THE SEVEN WORDS FROM THE CROSS Heinrich Schütz

Performed by the church choir. Solo parts sung by:
Paul Gibson

Mary Cassaday Jones

Mary Wyant

  Jonathon McDonald
Javonta Jackson

View the text:  Cantata_Info

  Trinitabout-reconciling-in-christ.jpgy is a “Reconciling in Christ” Congregation in the ELCA.  — Welcoming all people without regard to race, family or economic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or differing abilities.

Our recently painted RED DOORS provide a message of welcome to the community!!

**New church hours effective Jan 3, 2017 decided at Nov Council meeting:  Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am – 3:00 p.m.

Our Mission at Trinity is very simple: Sharing Christ’s Love through Welcoming, Worshiping, Learning, and Serving. We take great joy and satisfaction in working within the community, and welcoming all who wish to worship with us.

Sermons

Listen to Pastor Paul Gibson’s Sermons
Enjoy our member, Brendan Hall, performing the Prelude and Fugue in C Minor from Bach’s “The Well-Tempered Clavier,” as he did at Trinity on the Third Sunday of Advent.
Come Join us this Sunday: Trinity Lutheran is located in the downtown area of Saint Petersburg, a block from the Coliseum and the Senior Center. Parking is available in three lots and on the street. VIEW MAPS

New Sunday School Program
Beginning January 8, 2017, new Sunday School options for all children will be offered.  Each week at 9 am, two classes will be available:
DIG IN – ages K-5
(led by Lisa Johnson)
CREATION  – ages over 12
(led by Alan Due)

Five Hundred Years of Faith

Join us for worship on Sunday, October 29, 2017, as we commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with a service that highlights the music of the 16th century.  All of the liturgical music with be in the “choral idiom” encouraged by Martin Luther.  Our choir will contribute music by Dietrich Buxtehude, Benedict Ducis, and Johann Walther.  The organ prelude and postlude will be Bach compositions based on the “Catechism Hymns.” 

From Pastor Paul                                                                 

For Lutherans, the month of October is the month of the Reformation.  Whether or not he actually nailed them to a church door, October 31st is the day when we commemorate Martin Luther’s 95 Theses as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.  In 2017 we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran church.

For the past few weeks, our Sunday worship has started to reflect Reformation themes.  We’ve begun our worship acknowledging the God “who reforms us again and again” and we’ve confessed that we have “not allowed” God’s grace “to set us free.”  In October, we’ll add Reformation music to our worship, making use of the hymns and service music created by Luther himself, as Tom Hall will discuss in his article.

At our “Supper Study” on Wednesdays in October and November, we will continue a seven-week class called “By Faith: Conversations with Martin Luther’s Small Catechism.”  After a light supper, we discuss how this summary of the Christian faith, written in 1529, continues to nourish and inform our lives as 21st -century Christians.

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES FOR OUR TRINITY FAMILY

Sunday 9:00 a.m Bible Study

Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m.

Tuesdays & Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Distribution at our Food Pantry

Wed 8:15 a.m. Men’s Breakfast @ Rae Rae’s

Wed 9:30 a.m. Sew ‘n Sews

Wed 6:00 p.m.  Supper Study

Sat 8:00 a.m. Loaves & Fishes Breakfast