Author Archive: Elayne Olson

Elayne is a long time member of Trinity. Over the years she has been active in our choir, praise band and a volunteer with our youth. Elayne now serves Trinity as our Outreach Coordinator and Administrative Assistant.

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Acolyte and Crucifer Training is Scheduled

Acolyte and Crucifer Training is Scheduled

We love when children and youth volunteer in worship! It’s not only important for their connection with Christ, but also is a wonderful gift for our church community. Children in grades 3 through 5 are assigned dates to serve as acolytes. Sixth through eight grade youth are assigned as Crucifers. Our Pastor will hold an […]

Posted in: Children & Youth
Worship in the Park with Blessing of the Animals

Worship in the Park with Blessing of the Animals

You’re Invited: Outdoor Worship with Pet Blessings When: 11:00 AM on Sunday, August 29, 2021 Where: Little Chiques Park, 229 Park Avenue, Mount Joy On this Sunday, we will hold our regular, band-led service outdoors and include a “pet blessing”! All we ask is that pets be leashed or in a cage. Be considerate of […]

Posted in: Our Life Together
Bring Your School or Work Bag to Worship

Bring Your School or Work Bag to Worship

Join us for our “Backpack Blessing Sunday” and receive a blessing and a gift to get your year started in the right direction. Remember to bring your backpack, briefcase, or bag! All ages are invited to participate. Our blessings will occur at all worship services on Sunday, August 22, 2021.

Posted in: Our Life Together
School Supply Collection for LWR Kits

School Supply Collection for LWR Kits

In preparation of our ELCA National Day of Service event, we will begin collecting specific school supplies on Sunday, August 1st. Donations can be placed in a bin located outside the church office or in the rear of the sanctuary through Sunday, September 5th. For your convenience, order online through Amazon by clicking here.  Or, […]

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Worship Time Change

Worship Time Change

Beginning Sunday, July 4, 2021, we will return to our three-service schedule: 8:30 am     Band-led 9:30 am     Traditional (w/ROC beginning in Sept.) 10:45 am   Band-led  Online worship and 11:30 am Thursday will continue. We will continue to make the small “communion kits” available in worship; however, we will also include intinction for those comfortable receiving […]

Posted in: Our Life Together
Young Adults Invited

Young Adults Invited

Young adults (age 22-30) are encouraged to gather “together” with the Pastor on the third Monday of each month. Join the group at Joy’s Tavern (across the street from Trinity) for food, fellowship, and laughter! Come as you are for the entire time, or just to say “hello”! All are welcome and bring a friend! […]

Posted in: Adults
Handful of Happiness

Handful of Happiness

Adults, parents and children/youth, join us for this fun opportunity to create “Handful of Happiness” care packages for Trinity homebound members and community participants in the Meals-On-Wheels program. We will meet at the Rapho Township Community Park pavilion (960 Strickler Road, Mount Joy) on Wednesday, July 21st. (Inclement weather will move us to Trinity’s Fellowship […]

Posted in: Service
Wing Men to Reassemble

Wing Men to Reassemble

Wing Men will reconvene on Monday, July 12th 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 group will then resume regularly on the 1st Monday of each month […]

Posted in: Adults
Serve at Central PA Food Bank

Serve at Central PA Food Bank

Trinity is scheduled to supply a group of volunteers, so mark you calendar for Saturday, July 17, 2021 to serve at CPFB from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. We will carpool from Trinity’s parking lot, leaving at 8:15 AM and should return around 12:30 PM. Volunteer requirements: Age 13+, wear closed-toed shoes, bring a water […]

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Little Dresses for Africa

Little Dresses for Africa

Join us on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 anytime between 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM in Trinity’s Fellowship Hall for assembly of “Little Dresses for Africa” (and shorts). Or, complete at home and bring finished projects to worship on July 18th. Sewing skills are not necessary in making pillowcase dresses. There is also cutting, piecing and […]

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day from Trinity Lutheran Church! This Land is Your Land (W. Guthrie/adapt. with additional lyrics by M. Martine)

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Planting Day at Wittel Farm

Planting Day at Wittel Farm

The Wittel Farm Growing Project Planting Day will be held on Saturday, May 15th beginning at 8:30 AM. The farm is located at: 1753 Mill Road in Elizabethtown. Volunteers are need to help plant seven acres this year for growing fresh vegetables that will be delivered to numerous food distribution programs in Lancaster County. Help […]

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Trinity Grounds Spring Work Day

Trinity Grounds Spring Work Day

CANCELLED – Stain-glass renovations will begin this weekend; therefore, grounds work day will be postponed until window work is completed. WE NEED YOU!  All ages are welcome on Saturday, April 24th anytime from 8:30AM to Noon for “Trinity’s Spring Work Day”! Plan to join in the fun, exercise and outdoor fellowship with your church family […]

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Plastic Collection Sunday

Plastic Collection Sunday

On Sunday, April 18th join us in honoring Earth Day as we collect plastic for recycling. Help us supply a park bench for the Mount Joy community in collaboration with the Lion’s Club. A volunteer will be at the rear, glass entrance doors for drive-up and drop-off convenience between 8:45 AM-10:30 AM. For those attending […]

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