Worship: Sundays @ 8:15, 9:40, 11:00 am | Wednesdays @ 6:35 pm
Sunday Worship
This Sunday at 9:40 am will be Children's Sunday, a service led by children for children of all ages.   
 
At 8:15 and 11:00 am we will have a Service of Music and Worship with Pastor Joel Pancoast celebrating communion.
Wednesday Worship
This Wednesday's message will be "Seeing with New Eyes," by Rev. Steve Price.
Mission Box
This week's mission box opportunity is for Vacation Bible School (VBS), "To Mars and Beyond." Approximately 125 youth and adults share the love of Jesus with over 300 children in VBS. In addition to providing an awesome VBS here at Trinity, we are excited to share that we are partnering with Bartley Temple! We will provide our participants (as well as Bartley's participants) with a backpack, t-shirt, cool crafts, exciting science experiments, and yummy snacks! Thank you so much for prayerfully considering making a donation towards VBS. (Text giving: text amount and "vbs" to 352-204-0163) 
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 on Sunday.
 
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.
Wednesday Night Dinners
Join us for food, fun & fellowship. May 8 is breakfast for dinner; eggs, hash browns, sausage, waffles, and fruit.  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.   
Worship Arts Assistant
Are you looking for a position where your individual contributions are truly valued, your duties are part of a larger mission, and your work family is like a second home? At Trinity United Methodist Church, we strive to provide that "second home" feeling for our members and our staff team; where being big-hearted, Christ minded, Spirit led, and bound by love are the core values of our community of faith. We are currently looking for a part-time Worship Arts Assistant. They are responsible for supporting the Director of Worship Arts and the worship arts team. Applicants should submit resume with cover letter to Alice Wallis. Download the complete job description.
Caring & Support
The Widow/Widowers support group will meet May 7 at 5:30pm at Northwest Grill  (5115 NW 39th Avenue).

You are invited to receive a special Mother and Father's Blessing this coming Sunday, May 12, in Trinity's Chapel at 9:40am. Corporate and individual prayers, Worship, and The Lord's Supper will also be offered to those who would like to partake. These monthly healing prayer services, sponsored by The Order Of St. Luke, are held the second Sunday of the month. Please note that there will not be a chapel healing service during the months of June or July. They will resume in August.

The Healing Touch Cancer Support Group meets every third Thursday (May 16) at 
5:30 pm in the O. Dean Martin Prayer Room off the Atrium. This month we welcome Lynn Cunningham, a Stephen Minster leader who will be talking to us about grief. All cancer patients, family, and friends are always welcome! If we can help, call Marcey Corey at 352-331-2960 or Margie Stark 386-462-9592.
Youth Ministries
UMYF (United Methodist Youth Fellowship): UMYF is our Sunday night youth group gathering where we eat, play games, have a lesson and small group discussions, and worship together. All 6th - 12th graders are invited to the Youth Building to join the fun!
  • May 12: NO UMYF due to Mother's Day
  • May 19, 5:30-7:30pm: Illuminate Special Night of worship (bring $3 for dinner)
     
Middle School Mission Trip: There's still time to sign up for the middle school mission trip (open to all current middle schoolers). June 9-12 we will travel to Brunswick, GA to do service projects, explore the Wesleyan history in the area, and have a lot of fun! Sign up here!

High School Mission Trip: July 20-27 we will be traveling to the Florida Panhandle to do recovery and reconstruction work in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. This will be a great opportunity for high school students, college students, and adults to give back to a community in need while growing closer as a youth group (and of course having a lot of fun). It's not too late to sign up here.

Senior Sunday: On Sunday, June 2, Trinity will be recognizing our graduating high school seniors in 3 very special ways. If you are a senior/have a senior in your household and would like to be a part of these festivities please contact our youth staff.
  1. Recognizing & praying for our seniors during 9:30am worship
  2. The UMW will be hosting a reception in the Atrium at 11am
  3. The youth group will be hosting a Grad Night celebration with our graduates during UMYF
Missions
Once a month Trinity helps provide transportation for patients from the Helping Hands clinic to the ACORN clinic.  We have an opening for a volunteer servant who can drive the Trinity van once a month, typically on Thursdays from 12:30 - 3:30pm. If this sounds like a calling for you, please contact Kelly Ping (416-3048).

We are planning a mission trip to the Panhandle to help with Hurricane Michael clean up September 22- 27. If this is something you would be interested in, please contact Kelly Ping (416-3048).
Trinity Talents Art Show
Start planning now to share your paintings, photos, fabric art, wood carvings, almost anything we can hang on the walls or place in our art display case. Applications are available at the reception desk. Artwork will be received on May 13 from 9:30am - 12pm with an opening reception on May 19 from 12 - 1:30pm.
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, more details available here.

SUMMER CAMPS - Registration is OPEN for Summer Time Fun, Fusion, CrossTrainers, and Dance Camp summer camps! Spaces are limited! Sign up links are available here .
 
VBS: "To Mars and Beyond... Explore where God's power can take you!" June 3-7, 9am-12pm.
  • Children Kindergarten through 6th grade can be REGISTERED now to be a part of this awesome week! 
  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Volunteers can still register for Vacation Bible School. By signing up to help, you can also register your children at the same time.
  • Check out our VBS donation bulletin board in front of the Children's Ministries office, room 108.
Faith Mission
Leaders Overcoming through Faith (LOF) is the youth group at Faith Mission  where neighborhood middle and high school boys build life, work, and study skills as they grow to become great young men in our community.  We have an opportunity for volunteers to provide meals for LOF on May 8 and May 29.  Please see here for details on how you can support LOF with a meal!
Altar Flowers
This week's Altar Flowers are given by the McMillin children in loving appreciation of their mother Nancy, "All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother" ~ Abraham Lincoln
 
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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