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Author Archive: Pastor Matt Pensinger

The Rev. Matthew Pensinger is our Associate Pastor. A graduate of the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary, Pastor Matt has been ordained and active in ministry for 10 years. He and his wife, Deb, are the proud parents of Maura.

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New Members Will Be Received

New Members Will Be Received

We are putting together a spring New Members’ class to be received on Sunday May 5th. The process of joining Trinity is simple and low-pressure; it’s the best way to ensure that you’re connected to all of our communications and groups and opportunities, and for you to get any questions about this church or our […]

Posted in: Our Life Together
First Communion Instruction Offered

First Communion Instruction Offered

Our First Communion celebrants this spring will be communed by Bishop James Dunlop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod, ELCA, who will be joining us for worship on Sunday May 5th. Our First Communion class will be offered for two weeks before that: Tuesday April 23rd and Tuesday April 30th, both at 6:30 PM. Students and […]

Posted in: Children & Youth
Wing Men!

Wing Men!

Wing Men continue to assemble the first Monday of the month at 6 PM at Joy’s Tavern (www.joystavern.com), directly across the street from Trinity! Join us for good food and conversation; cool off with an icebreaker and then try the hot wings if you dare! The next Wing Men is Monday, April 1st (no joke), […]

Posted in: Adults
Message From Pastor Matt: “Child of God”

Message From Pastor Matt: “Child of God”

I was lucky enough to be able to help baptize the child of some friends of mine last weekend. This little boy was adopted out of very sad and difficult circumstances, by people who had hoped for a child for a very long time. It was a celebration! And the child, the little boy, was […]

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A Message from Pastor Matt: “Standing on the Shoulders”

A Message from Pastor Matt: “Standing on the Shoulders”

For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. – Jeremiah 29:11 The history of Trinity Lutheran Church is a history of people who made decisions about the future. What was God calling them to do […]

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Pastor Matt’s Message: “Clear the Decks”

Pastor Matt’s Message: “Clear the Decks”

I stand in the empty sanctuary and picture the summer that was. Children were welcomed in baptism. Young couples were united in marriage. Old friends were laid to their last rest. The room rocked to the sounds of VBS songs, and choir camp songs, and worship songs. Mission trips were commissioned and sent out, and […]

Posted in: Our Life Together

How?

Sometimes, God sends a BIG fish.

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Break the Jar

The Kingdom is among you.

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A Message from Pastor Matt: “Looking Forward”

A Message from Pastor Matt: “Looking Forward”

Happy Easter! I hope that it is warm and that things are green and growing when you read this. Last December 6th seems like a long time ago from the perspective of spring. I was called to Trinity as a pastor that day. It was cold, and I was sick, and it was the holiday […]

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