Worship: Sundays @ 8:15, 9:40, 11:00 am | Wednesdays @ 6:35 pm
Confirmation Sunday Worship
This Sunday at the 9:40 worship service we will Confirm sixteen 6th & 7th grade students who have devoted a significant amount of time this school year learning about God, faith in Jesus, the Bible, the United Methodist Church, and the history of Trinity. We have the opportunity as their church family to be a part of this profound moment in these students' lives as they take a big step in their faith by making the decision to follow Jesus and by joining Trinity. 
This Sunday's message is, "My Lord & My God," by Rebekah Saveland.  
Earth Sunday Worship Service
This Sunday you are invited to an Earth Sunday worship service in the chapel at 7pm. Earth Sunday is recognized annually by churches on the Sunday closest to Earth Day. The service will be a time for us to give thanks for God's good gift of creation and to remember our calling to be good stewards in caring for it.
Wednesday Worship
This Wednesday's message, "Christ the Stranger," will be by Austin Council.
Mission Box
This week's mission box supports Trinity's Faith Mission ministry at 3701 NE 15th St.  We serve in our neighborhood in a variety of ways - like the Kids Count after school program, SMILE mentoring at Rawlings Elementary, and the Leaders Overcoming through Faith (LOF) youth group.  Our Faith Mission focus this Sunday is LOF, where neighborhood middle and high school boys build life, work, and study skills as they grow to become great young men in our community. (Text giving: text amount and "faith" to 352-204-0163) 
Wednesday Night Dinners
Join us for food, fun & fellowship. The menu for April 24 is potato crusted cod filet, fish nuggets, rosemary parmesan grits, mixed vegetables, biscuits, soup, salad, and dessert. Dairy and gluten free options are available. Adult meals are $7, children 6 and up are  $3, 0-5 eat free with a  $25  family cap.  
It takes a lot of hands to make this weekly fellowship successful. If you are able to assist the kitchen in any way please contact Chris Riggs.   
On Mission Together Weekend
Help us be  On Mission Together! On May 18 & 19, join us for a weekend of of serving others, fellowship, and worship.
We will have a day of serving on Saturday, May 18. There are a variety of mission opportunities to choose from (click here), both big and small, indoor and outdoor, morning and evening, and something for all ages! We would love for everyone serving to wear a Trinity t-shirt. If you don't have one, please get yours at the bookstore.
Then, on Sunday, May 19, we will have ONE worship service at 10am. We invite you to join us so we can worship together, and then stay after for fellowship and lunch. There will be food trucks available or you can bring your own lunch.
The Family Promise Bed Race Fundraiser is May 4 at Trinity, from 9am - 12pm. Come cheer on Trinity's bed, the Grueser Cruiser, named in honor of former Missions Director, Ted Grueser. The rate of school-age children who are homeless in Alachua County has increased from 505 in 2015 to 1021 in 2019. You can help end child homelessness by donating to Family Promise who works hard to help families overcome homelessness (93% success rate). Make checks payable to Family Promise with Bed Race, Trinity UMC, on the memo line. You may leave your checks at the desk in Trinity's Education Building or mail to Family Promise, PO BOX 5189, Gainesville, FL 32627. If you need more information, contact Francis or Rosemary Davis (373-5227).
Children & Family Ministries  
May 12 at 9:40 am is Children's Sunday: a service led by children FOR children of all ages. We need all of our children's beautiful voices! Parents, please plan to be in town on May 12 for this special service.

Vacation Bible School registration is now open!  From June 3-7 (9am-12pm) join us for To Mars and Beyond, where we will encounter the limitless power and love of God! VBS is for children going into Kindergarten through 6th grade. Is your child younger than PreK? Volunteer and your child can participate! Volunteers and their children can register here

Registration for Trinity T-Ball is now open. This league is for children 3-6 years old. 1st practice is June 18 and the final game is July 25. Games and practices will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register here.
Adult Ministries
The Coffee Hospitality team has a few openings! Can you give 2 hours a month of your time to serve Sunday morning coffee in the Welcome Center? No prior experience needed, full training provided. Did we mention, free coffee! Please contact Dianne and Ken Buhr.
Seen a Burning Bush lately?  Join us to see how Moses handled it. Register here
  • Wednesdays, April 24 - May 29
  • 6:30 - 7:45 pm
  • Leaders: Pete Enwall and Marcey Corey
  • Room 203
  • Childcare available 1 year - 5th grade with a reservation
Join us for our "No-Reading-Required" Spring & Summer Missions Study! Like TED Talks? Interested in learning how lives are being transformed through mission but too busy to read right now? Well we have a study series for you! On the 1st Sunday of each month starting in May we'll look at impactful and transformational mission stories from a variety of perspectives. Each session will include a SATTalks video (like TED Talks) followed by discussion co-led by Ward, Kelly, and Meghan. Join us for 1 session or all 4, whatever your time permits! Register here 
  • 1st Sundays (May 5, June 2, July 7, and August 4)
  • 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Room 232
  • Childcare available with reservation.
Women Growing in Faith (Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Room E232) will begin a new study on April 23 called The Quest: An Excursion Toward Intimacy with God.  Class materials are $17.  
Youth Ministries
Wednesday Small Groups:
  • Youth Small Group: All students are invited to join our small group in the Youth Building on May 1 from 6:30-7:30pm
  • Student Leadership Team Meetings on April 24, May 8 & 22 from 6:30-7:30pm
Youth Summer Mission TripsThis summer we have mission trip opportunities for both  middle schoolers  &  high schoolers . Please fill out the corresponding form's information and to indicate your student's interest in these trips.
Come See Me!: The Youth Staff wants to come see your sports & academic matches, concerts, and recitals! So, let us know when everything is happening by filling out this  Come See Me! Form.
Warren Willis Summer Camp: This year Trinity will be going to camp July 1-6 at Warren Willis United Methodist Camp. (You can go any week of the summer that you like, but we will be driving a van full of campers July 1-6). Middle & high schoolers can register here. If you have any questions please contact Rebekah
Altar Flowers
This week's Altar Flowers are given to the glory of God.
If you would like to provide the altar flowers, please contact Alice (416-3016). If you need to make arrangements for assistance or special accommodations during Sunday services, please contact Amy (416-3005) Monday - Thursday. If you would like to have your milestone birthday or birth of a new child announced in the Tuesday Word, please email Kelly
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