WHERE did the angels take Lazarus?
The Rev. Michael J. Martine is the Senior Pastor of Trinity. Having been at Trinity since 1996, Pastor Martine is a graduate of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. Mike and his wife, Freda, are the proud parents of Kayla and Eric. Mike is an avid writer of music and musicals.
Soon the cry will echo: “Christ is Risen Indeed!” But before that joyous morning, there is still a great part of the journey to complete… As we wrap up Lenten Wednesday night worship, be sure to check out the prayer stations that have been set up in the library. Contemplative prayer has always been a […]
As I write this, the church is still humming from the wonderful experience of “Team Trinity Day!” Was it over the top? Delightfully so. We dressed in red and white, celebrated with popcorn and nachos, laughed and sang silly songs for a VERY important reason. We do God’s work. That’s it, plain and simple. We […]
I’ve never been big on New Year’s… It’s always seemed a bit manufactured to me. A chance for a “restart.” A time of resolutions. Another attempt to make changes that will make life better. But for a Christian? The whole thing seems a little silly. Because our God is the God of “second chances.” In […]
In his famous work, “8 Weeks to Optimal Health”, Dr. Andrew Weil asked readers to do many things. And many of his ideas were ahead of their time. For example? He told readers to go through their cupboards and throw away anything containing partially hydrogenated oils. Many said this was ridiculous. Most don’t say that […]
Oh my gosh, we’re late for practice! Breathe. How much longer do we have to wait for the test results? Breathe. I can’t make three things for dinner every night! Breathe… Anne Lamott says something that I love because I think it’s so often true: “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for […]
And what a summer season it has been! One of the happiest, most successful VBS experiences ever, watching our teams at work in Haiti and Philadelphia, service projects abounding at church, and (upon this writing), choir camp and a joyous chicken dinner on the horizon! Oh—and those flat J.J.’s? A laugh every day and a […]
As I write this, we are all still reeling from the events in Orlando. Not surprisingly, the faith of the Muslim people has again been called into question, and there have even been videos on Facebook of a radical Imam voicing support for the killing of LGTB people. What we are less likely to embrace […]