MINISTER OF MUSIC
Patricia A. Shoup
Kay F. Moosch
Harold J. Wambold, Sr.
PRAYERS AND SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR FEBRUARY
As we continue in the Epiphany season and look foiward to Ash Wednesday and Lent, let us continue to focus our hearts and minds through scripture and prayer that God may fill us up with his power so that we may proclaim the good news to all people.
Sunday February 1— Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Prayer for the Week
Compassionate God, you gather the whole universe into your radiant presence and continually reveal your Son as our Savior. Bring wholeness to all that is broken and speak truth to us in our confusion, that all creation will see and know your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.
SUNDAY: Deuteronomy 18:15-20
MONDAY: Numbers 22:1.21
TUESDAY: Numbers 22:2228
WEDNESDAY: Jeremiah 29:1-14
THURSDAY: Proverbs 12:10-21
FRIDAY: Job 36:1-23
SATURDAY: Isaiah 46:1-13
Sunday February 8: Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Prayer for the Week
Everlasting God, you give strength to the weak and power to the faint. Make us agents of your healing and wholeness, that your good news may be made known to the ends of your creation; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.
SUNDAY: Isaiah 40:21-31
MONDAY: 2 Kings 4:8-17, 32-37
TUESDAY: 2 Kings 8:1-6
WEDNESDAY: Job 6:1-13
THURSDAY: I Kings 11:26-40
FRIDAY: I Kings 14:1-18
SATURDAY: I Kings 16:1-7
Sunday February 15 — Transfiguration of Our Lord
Prayer for the Week
Almighty God, the resplendent light of your truth shines from the mountaintop into our hearts. Transfigure us by your beloved Son, and illumine the world with your image, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
SUNDAY: 2 Kings 2:1-12
MONDAY: Exodus 19:7-25
TUESDAY: Job 19:23-27
Wednesday February 18 Ash Wednesday
Praver for the Week
Almighty and ever-living God, you hate nothing you have made, and you forgive the sins of all who are penitent. Create in us new and honest hearts, so that, truly repenting of our sins, we may receive from you, the God of all mercy, full pardon and forgiveness through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
ASH WEDNESDAY: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17
THURSDAY: Daniel 9:1-14
FRIDAY: Daniel 9:15-25a
SATURDAY: Psalm 32
Sunday February 22- First Sunday in Lent
Prayer for the Week
Holy God, heavenly Father, in the waters of the flood you saved the chosen, and in the wilderness of temptation you protected your Son from sin. Renew us in the gift of baptism. May your holy angels be with us, that the wicked foe may have no power over us, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
SUNDAY: Genesis 9:8-17
MONDAY: Job 4:1-21
TUESDAY: Job 5:8-27
WEDNESDAY: Proverbs 30:1-9
THURSDAY: Genesis. 15:1-6, 12-18
FRIDAY: Genesis 16:1-6
SATURDAY Genesis 16:7-15
Don't forget our Lenten Challenge. We will be collecting soup and crackers for the needy until March 29. (Photo Deborah Hine)
Sunday, February 1, the 4 Sunday after the Epiphany. Worship, Holy Communion will be celebrated at 9:00 A.M. The Rev. Jerry Smith from Zionsville, PA will be with us on February 1. Sunday School is at 10:15 A.M.
Sunday, February 8, the 5 Sunday after the Epiphany. Worship is at 10:15 A.M. Sunday School is at 10:15 A.M.
Sunday, February 15, the Transfiguration of Our Lord. Worship is at 10:15 A.M. Sunday School is at 10:15 A.M.
Ash Wednesday, February 18, Worship here at Trinity at 7:00 P.M.
Sunday, February 22, the Pt Sunday in Lent. Worship is at 9:00 A.M. Sunday School is at 10:15 A.M.
PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE SUPPER TO BE HELD...
Trinity’s Annual Pancake and Sausage Supper will be held on Shrove Tuesday, February 17 from 5:00 P.M. until 6:30 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall. There will be Pancakes, Sausage, Applesauce, Dessert, Coffee, Tea and Juice. The cost is $5.00 for Adults and $2.00 for children 6-10 and children under 6, free. Please plan to attend and enjoy the delicious pancakes and excellent sausage and join in the fun and fellowship with your church family.
TRINITY WILL AGAIN HOST THE LENTEN LUNCHEONS
Trinity will host the Lenten Luncheons this year. They will begin on Tuesday, February 24 at 12 Noon in the Fellowship Hall. As of yet we don’t have the schedule as to who will be serving and when. More information will be in the bu1letins in the next few weeks.
SOCIAL MINISTRY UPDATE...
We received large donations of food and $1000.00 worth of Weis Gift Cards from Majestic Athletic in December. We received donations of food and money from St. Peter’s Lutheran Church for Christmas and we also received $500.00 worth of Weis Gift Cards from First United Methodist Church on Third St. for Christmas. We also received 500.00 from the Merchant’s Bank. We thank all of the churches and many organizations for helping us all year long or we would not be able to continue to do this very important community outreach.
THE 10 ANNUAL OUTDOOR SPORSTMEN’S DINNER WILL BE HELD IN MARCH
The 10 Annual Sportsmen’s dinner will be held here at Trinity in the Fellowship on Saturday, March 7 from 5:00 P.M.-8:30 P.M. There will be a traditional menu plus specially prepared wild game dishes. The guest speaker will be Keith Kreider — WCO of the PA Game Commission. There will be door prizes and raffles. The cost: Adults - $15.00; Children under 12 - $6.00; children under 5, free. For tickets call 610-504-7886 or 610- 588-2023 or e-mail tjmarino5 The proceeds will benefit Trinity’s Food Pantry.
OPEN DATES FOR ALTAR FLOWERS
Altar Flowers are needed for February 8, February 15 and February 22. If you are interested in any of these dates, please see Kay after worship or call the church office, 610-588-2023. The cost is $20.00 for one vase, $40.00 for two vases.
BULLETIN SPONSORS ARE NEEDED
Bulletin sponsors are needed for February 8 and February 15. If you are interested in any of these dates, please see Kay after worship of call the church office, 610-588-2023. The cost is $15.00 per bulletin sponsor.
JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP
“For God so loved the world....John 3:16
As we enter the month of February, our hearts are filled with the blessings that the congregation and community have given our youth- and we look forward to sharing that love with others!
Important Dates to Remember:
February 4- Youth Group 6-7:30 Food and Craft
Tuesday, Feb. 17- We are helping to set up for pancake and sausage supper.The youth will help set tables,. serve and then eat! Please be at the church at 4:15.
No meeting Feb. 18
Snow tubing on Feb. 28- The congregation is invited to attend. We will tube early afternoon. Cost to be determined. .
Our Committee Met on January 15,2015 and We Talked about Several Events Coming up in the near Future.
Each Year We Take 10% of Our Offering and Donate itt o an Outreach Program or Person in Our Community.
We Talked about 2 Options. We Will Decide in Our next Meeting Where We Want Our $100.00 to Be Distributed.We Are Looking at Either Slater Family or the Fire Victims on Market Street.
Our Lenten Challenge this Year Will Be to Fill Our Food Pantry with Soup and Crackers. Please Help Us as We Will Collect Soup and Crackers Throughout Lent from February 22 Through March 29th.
Our Sunday School Will Be Participating with the Choir this Year. The Easter Cantata Is Titled “Easter Tree” We Will Be Practicing Each Sunday and The Children Will Be Given a CD to Practice at Home.
The Committee Will Help with the Pancake and Sausage Supper on February 17. There Are Sign Up Sheets in the Narthex and Parish Hall to Help. Please Volunteer!!! Thanks.
Events in the Future to Think about:
Easter Egg Hunt - April 4
Easter Breakfast - April 5
Vacation Bible School June 22 - 25
Anyone Who Would like to Join Our Committee Is Welcome. We Will Meet on February 10th at 7:00pm.