Happy Fathers Day!
Safety News for Worship in the Sanctuary This Weekend
- Prior to you arriving for the service Trinity staff and volunteers will have removed the hymnals, Bibles, pencils, attendance and prayer cards from the pews. The carpets will have been steam cleaned and sanitized. All surfaces inside the Sanctuary will be sanitized, including the pews and pew cushions. These areas will be re-sanitized after the Saturday night service in preparation for Sunday morning.
- Please enter the Sanctuary from the front (south) doors or the west side door (ramp).
- There will be hand sanitizer available at both the front door and west side door - please use before you enter and as you leave.
- Bulletins will not be available. We will have PowerPoint projection for both services.
- The wearing of masks will be required for all in attendance. NEW INFO: To comply with Orange County Executive Order 2020-23 Trinity's face mask policy for in Sanctuary worship services has changed. The wearing of masks is required for all in attendance except for children under the age of 2 and persons for whom a face covering would cause impairment due to an existing health condition. While each of you is encouraged to bring and wear your own masks we will have masks available for anyone who needs one. Note: According to the CDC children under the age of two should not wear face masks.
- We will NOT be checking everyone’s temperature when they enter the Church. We do however ask anyone who is not feeling well, or who has any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19 to worship from home.
- You will be welcomed into the Sanctuary by an usher or greeter who will escort you to your seat. They will also be able to answer any questions that you might have.
- The pews and aisles will be marked to facilitate safe social distancing.
- No hugs or handshakes are permitted.
- We will be administering in-pew communion rather than having the congregation proceed to the altar to receive the bread and wine. Each communicant will be given a sanitized plastic bag containing the bread and wine (gluten-free wafers will be available to those who need them) at their seat. Pastor will provide instructions detailing the exact procedure to be followed at each service.
- At the conclusion of the service everyone will be asked to remain seated until it is their row’s turn to leave the sanctuary.
- Collection plates will be placed at the front doors and west side door from the church to receive the tithes and offerings of those attending the service.
- There will be receptacles for the used communion kits at each exit as well.
- There will be no gathering before or after the service for fellowship or Sunday School.
- Worship will be posted online as it has been, so if you are feeling ill or wish to worship from home for any reason, you may certainly do so!
* Childcare and nursery will not be available until further notice.
* Children's Sunday School and Youth Bible Study will start up again with the upcoming school year.
Juneteenth - June 19
Today is Juneteenth, a national holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States - because on June 19, 1865, enslaved African-Americans were told they were
following the end of the Civil War. Given the current repercussions across the nation, and even the world, following the death of George Floyd, this holiday perhaps has an even greater impact this year, and we should all take note.
Our LCMS President, Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison states, "
God’s Word rejects racism. “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). “No one is righteous, no, not one” (Romans 3:10). “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world” (John 1:29). All are equally created by God. All are equally accountable to God. The sins of all are equally atoned for by Christ. All are equally precious to God. Racial animosity is the result of sin and is sin in itself. Racism is not acceptable in the church. Jesus Himself bids us love our neighbors as ourselves (Mark 12:31) and did so precisely while rejecting racial preference (cf. Good Samaritan, Luke 10:25–37). (
FULL ARTICLE HERE
Our part in this, as cited from the Bible, is to put on "compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." (Colossians 3:1–17 ESV).
Let's all strive to be a reflection of Christ's love, sharing grace and mercy, living in peace with one another. Reach out, listen, connect, and have those hard conversations with open hearts and minds, to learn and grow, and be part of the positive change God is busy at work making happen in the world today.
Thank you to everyone who has faithfully supported LWML with your mites
over many years. There will be new mite boxes available in the Narthex when church reopens, June 20. The mites are distributed around the world in the from of grants which are chosen every year by voting delegates to our conventions
LWML Fall Zone Convention will be hosted virtually this year, due to the cancellation of Lake Buena Vista booking originally planned. If you are interested in becoming a voting delegate and can spend two days (September 24-26) of online attendance, you have a short deadline. Let me hear from you via e-mail as soon as possible as your information must be sent to our Zone President before June 25, 2020. As one of two delegates you will be asked to vote on several proposed grants ranging from $5,000 to $150,000. A full packet of information will be sent to you once your information is received by the Zone President. If interested, contact Mary Lou Evanchyk as soon as possible via phone: 407-491-4452 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Service Opportunities
- Sunday School Teachers are needed in the Fall. If you love children and want to teach them about Jesus and the Bible this just may be your opportunity to serve your Lord at Trinity. If you are interested please contact Pastor at 407.234.5296 or email@example.com We seek to find enough volunteers to staff two teams.
- Choir and Bell Choir – “Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises!” Ps. 47:6 Trinity’s got Talent and we are in search of a few more singers and ringers. If you are interested contact Paul Soost at firstname.lastname@example.org or Glenda Frazier at email@example.com.
Campus Work Day Last Weekend
Thank you so much for giving of your time and energy to work at Trinity this past Saturday morning. The campus looks much tidier thanks to your efforts! God bless you and keep you well and safe.
Sunday Morning Adult Bible Study-schedule change
This group has been meeting Virtually via Zoom to study the weekly readings. This week the group will meet at 8:30am to give participants time to then travel to church if attending the in-person service. IF you'd like to participate, please contact Gregg for Zoom meeting invitation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prayer and Connection Groups
Pastor Doug continues to lead two prayer groups on Wednesdays. For a weekly check-in and time to pray for one another, contact Pastor Doug for the Zoom meeting invitation at email@example.com.
Celebrating Pastor Jeff Moore's Ministry
Pastor Moore was ordained 40 years ago this month. If you would like to help celebrate his ministry, send a note to: Rev. Dr. Jeffery Moore, c/o Keni Neverton, 1011 S. Peninsula Dr., Daytona Beach, FL 32118. Thank you!!
Celebrating CDC Graduations from VPK
As always our CDC Ministry staff went above and beyond to make graduation special for our CDC grads despite safety precautions and distancing needs. With a drive through parade and photo stations, lots of fun was had by all and made for a great ending to the school year!
Those Fighting Cancer
Cheryl S, Nora V, Jeff W, Sandy A, Carol D, Mehlia G, Randy H, Travis L, Chuck M, Christine M, John S, Victoria, Rick B
Jim B, Cory C, Herman G, David G, Hazel H, Carolyn M, Yvonne S, Hudson W, Bruce , Fran , Barbara B, Len G, Andrea G, Robert S, Jim C.
Peace and Comfort
For the family and friends of Ruth Brown who has received her crown of glory
For the Kallesen family after Pastor Kallesen's uncle was called to glory
Surgery and Recovery
Rich P, Bob S, Janice D, Austin, Gracie, Maggie E
For those prayers that have been shared in confidence, you know the details Lord, we lift them up to you
Serving Our Country
2nd Lt. John Kauffman, Alexis Peterson, Chad Elders, Cpls. Ricardo Wright, Cpt., Amanda Killinger, Cpt. Paul Roeder, James Henry Bond , Luke Rawlings, Quinn Koller, Ralph Ramos III, William
- Prayers for peace and unity over the civil unrest in our city and nation.
- Prayers for all those impacted by the Pulse shootings on this anniversary remembrance.
- Prayers for all of the front line workers in our community and nation; our doctors, nurses, EMT, fire fighters, special needs caregivers, essential workers and police.
- We pray that a vaccine for Covid-19 will be developed soon and we be able to prevent further illness.
- Prayers for those who have lost their job or who have been furloughed. And we give thanks for those who have found new employment or have been able to return to their jobs.
- Prayers of thanks for God’s daily provisions.
- Thanks be to God and the generosity of our members’ supporting the work of the Lord at Trinity Downtown.
- Prayers of thanks for our Trinity staff working to ensure things run smoothly during so many unexpected changes.
- Trinity’s reopening for public worship June 20, 21 may You Spirit open our hearts to receive Your Word and engage us in the community we live and serve. Be present with us Lord!
Wasmund Family in East Asia, Trump Family in Kenya, Clausing Family in Tanzania, Lehman Family in Spain, Young Family in Kenya
For Our Community - For Our Nation - For Our World
That we may all be a reflection of Christ's love, sharing grace and mercy, living in peace with one another. Reach out, listen, connect, and have those hard conversations.
You can submit your prayer requests by emailing them to
. Your prayer request will be added to Trinity’s weekly emails for the congregation. All prayers are kept on the list for a period of three weeks, so please resubmit long term prayer needs regularly. Confidential prayer requests can be sent to Pastor Doug at