Advent is not about decorations, shopping, wrapping, pictures, parties, stressing, or the receiving of gifts. Advent is about waiting, expecting, observing, praying, hoping, and preparing for the arrival of Christ. In Advent, we remember that God gave himself in Christ to the world. In response, we are called to serve those who need to experience…

Trinity Hall was brimming with excitement on November 17 as people, dressed in their finest 50’s attire, came for the Sock Hop! The DJ music was rockin’ and on the dance floor there were dancers of all ages. Every so often, there were games and contests. Teams were challenged to pass the hula-hoop the fastest…

On Sunday, November 12, the annual Veterans Pancake Breakfast was held. This event sponsored by the Outreach Class was created for three reasons: to recognize our Trinity Veterans, to present a program about military service and experiences, and to use the proceeds from the event for community outreach. Our program this year focused on the…

On Tuesday November 7th, a group of youth met at Trinity at 8 AM on their day of from school to participate in an Election Day of Service at the Sacred Heart Center. This event was inspired by this summer’s Serve RVA. We went back to one of the organizations that we partnered with that…

The Trinity Stitchers took their love to Lakewood Manor on October 24. While they were there they had lunch with Trinity member Evelyn Niedermayer, a member of the Stitchers. They presented Evelyn with a beautiful prayer shawl. They also presented Jean Hanner with a pillow to give to her husband Shep who is currently in…

On Tuesday, October 24 members of Trinity went to Gayton Terrace for its quarterly celebration event. What was most significant in that gathering was when our Gayton Terrace coordinator Susie Hildebrand presented Vernon and Genevieve with a cake, celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary. Their anniversary is actually today, November 1. Vernon shared memories about their…

Twenty-four persons enjoyed a trip to Monticello with Trinity’s Young at Heart group on Thursday, October 12. Although it was an overcast day with on and off sprinkles, a wonderful time was had by all! We came away with a greater admiration of Mr. Jefferson – the person he was, the inventions he crafted, and…

It was a beautiful morning on Saturday to unload a tractor-trailer full of pumpkins! Many thanks to all of the volunteers who showed up to help – we were done unloading by noon! All ages helped out – this was truly an intergenerational event! Our pumpkin patch is open through October 31; all proceeds go…

Trinity received this thank you note from our friends at the Muslim Community Center after their visit to Trinity on September 17th.  Dear Rev. Lenow On behalf of the Muslim Community Center a quick note to thank you and your congregation for the wonderful welcome and hospitality. Our kids and parents who accompanied, truly enjoyed…

One way UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) helps in relief around the world is by distributing school kits to children who have no access to school supplies. Trinity’s UMW spearheads our effort in providing school and health kits, but ANY individual or small group can participate in this project. Our Stitchers’ group has joined…

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