Worship: Sundays @ 8:15, 9:40, 11:00 am | Wednesdays @ 6:35 pm
Trinity UMC Foundation Presents Music Weekend
This weekend, Trinity will host award-winning composer and pianist Joseph Martin and acclaimed choral conductor Dr. Milburn Price for a special Mother's Day weekend of music.

Mr. Martin and Dr. Price will lead a choral workshop on Saturday, May 12. Persons interested in participating can contact   Alice Wallis (352-416-3016), Trinity's Director of Music and Worship Arts.

On Saturday evening at 7pm, Mr. Martin will present a piano concert open to the community. If you would like to make a donation to support this event, go   here.

On Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, the combined choirs of Trinity UMC will offer a service of choral music under the direction of our two guest conductors at both 8:15am and 11am.  At 9:40am we will have a special service of music and scripture for Mother's Day. For more information about Mr. Martin and Dr. Price, please visit our website.
Worship on the Lawn
On May 9, please join us as we turn Wednesday Night Dinner and the 6:35 Contemporary Service into "Worship on the Lawn," with dinner beginning at 5:30 and Worship at 6:15. The menu is oven fried chicken, biscuits, mac & cheese bites, green bean salad, biscuits, and dessert. Adult meals are $7, children 6 and up are $3, 0-5 eat free with a $25 family cap. All proceeds will benefit refugees in Thessanolica and around the world through UMCOR. 
Mission Box
From July 6-15 a team of teens and adults from Trinity, Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, and Bartley Temple United Methodist Church will be traveling to Guatemala to help build a home in San Pablo La Laguana with ODIM (Organization for the Development of the Indigenous Maya).  ODIM, a small Methodist mission, serves two villages in rural Guatemala and has many programs, including a medical clinic.  This week's mission box will help cover the teams expenses, as well as support additional ODIM needs. (text 2 give keyword: odim) 
Mother's Day Concert
The Gainesville Community Band will present a Mother's Day Concert benefiting Sonlight Youth Choir & Band's 2018 summer tour on May 13 at 3pm in the Worship Center. Conducted by R. Gary Langford.
Youth Ministry
Youth Group - Join us this Sunday for a night full of discussions, fellowship, games, and more importantly, Jesus.  We will meet in the Youth Building from 5:30-7:30pm.  We ask that everyone bring $3 for snack supper.  Hope to see you all there!
Confirmand Parenting Class - We are also excited to announce that continuing for the next two weeks (May 13 and 20), there will be a special parenting class offered simultaneously with youth group, facilitated by Dr. Randy Sherwood.  Through this class, you will gain valuable tools and insights into parenting adolescents while also getting to know parents of other teens and pre-teens. We will be meeting at the Youth Building at 5:30pm for dinner and then walk over to the Education Building, rm232. Dinner will be served for youth and adults (please bring $3 per person to defray costs), so please E-mail the Youth Ministry Intern,   Audrey Metcalf, if you will be able to make it

ASP - The first summer ASP meeting will be May 20 at 7:30pm in the Youth Building, following UMYF.  All who are signed up to go on the trip are asked to be in attendance.
Adult Ministries
Let Us Break Bread Together is a quarterly breakfast on May 19 from 8:30am-10am.  Be a part of this opportunity to make new friends and grow community relationships around an enjoyable breakfast meal.  Call the church at 376-6615 to make your reservation.

Are you looking for mission opportunity this summer?  Trinity is taking a  ministry team  to Highgate, Jamaica from June 23-30.  This a construction team and we will be building a house for a needy family.  If you would like to join us you can sign up online or for more information please contact Ted Grueser.
Children's Ministry
Vacation Bible School (June 4-8) 
  • WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! Volunteers can still register for VBS. 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, rm108.
Summer Camp: Summer Camp registrations (Dance Camp, Summertime Fun, Fusion & Crosstrainers) are still open and spots are going fast. Please sign up now if you want to take part in our awesome summer opportunities!

We are Hiring
We are looking for an evening (Monday - Thursday, 4:30-8:30pm) receptionist/administrative assistant with the gifts of hospitality and administration and a heart for Jesus Christ. This is a 16 hour/week, part-time position. An effective candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic. This person serves as Trinity's first point of welcome and security in the evenings, while at the same time handling multiple administrative tasks. He or she will be able to be productive with minimal supervision. This person will possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and will have experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office and confidence in learning new systems and software. Cover letter and resume should be e-mailed. No phone calls please. Download the position description here.
Calling All Artists
Trinity Talents Art Show needs your creations. Applications are available at the reception desk or fill one out when you bring in your art pieces on May 15 from 9:30am - 12pm.  Any questions contact Sue Tennant (352-378-5406). An opening reception will be held on May 20 at 12pm.  Don't miss your chance to hang at Trinity!
Handling of Pastors' E-mail 
Due to the large volume of communications received by our co-pastors, their assistant, Shannon Rosselle, is now handling the reviewing and sorting of their
E-mails.  You may still contact Steve at this address and Catherine here.  Please do
not share anything strictly confidential via E-mail.  
Spanish Teacher Needed
Nosotros no hablamos espanol..... We are looking for a volunteer Spanish teacher for next school year (August 2018 - May 2019) to teach our 3 and 4 year old afternoon classes. We are looking for someone who is available one day a week from 1:30 - 2:30pm.   The classes would rotate on a 20 minute session schedule. If you are interested please call the preschool office at 352-416-3025. Gracias!
Prayer in the Chapel
Catherine has invited everyone to join her for a time of prayer in the Chapel every Tuesday through May 15 from 5 - 6pm.  It will be a time to sit together in silent prayer listening for God's direction and praying for our church. During that hour, you are welcome to come and go as you need to and to come any week you are able.
This week's altar flowers are given in honor of Emma Short. Our family is VERY blessed to still have our 93 year old Mom, Emma Short, in our lives! She has ALWAYS been
an angel of a mother and continues to touch so many lives with her fabulous spiritual attitude. Love Janet Short Moulton and Joan Short Walter

If you would like to provide the altar flowers, please contact Bree (416-3017). If you need to make arrangements for assistance or special accommodations during Sunday services, please contact  Shannon (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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