Worship: Sundays @ 8:15, 9:30, 11:00 am | Wednesdays @ 6:35 pm
Sunday Worship
This weekend's message will be "The Jesus Challenge: Loving Your Neighbor" by Rev. Steve Price.

If you attend the 9:30 Modern Service on Sunday Mornings, head over to Spotify to take a listen to the songs that the worship team will be helping to lead during the service!
Wednesday Worship
In many ways, Simon Peter is a hero of the New Testament, the rock on which Jesus built the church. But he also got it wrong. A lot. And the gospel writers didn't shy away from presenting his story as one that not only had triumphs but also fear and confusion, falterings and flaws. Join us Wednesday nights at 6:35 in the Chapel as we explore his story and consider how it can inform our own.

This week's message will be "Being Known" by Rev. Ben Richards.
Mission Box
This week's Mission Box is for Grace Healthcare Services Corp. The purpose of Grace Healthcare Service Corp. is to establish a non-profit community pharmacy to provide free prescription medications to indigent and uninsured individuals in our community. They provide healthcare and related services to under-served populations and needy individuals (Text giving: text amount and "grace" to 352-204-0163).  
Wednesday Night Dinners
Join us for food, fun, and fellowship. The menu for September 11 is Taco Stuffed Peppers, Yellow Rice, Black Beans, Mixed Vegetables, Cheese Quesadillas, Soup, Salad, and Dessert.  Dairy and gluten free options are available. The kitchen is open from 5 - 6:30pm. Adult meals are $7, children 6 and up are $3, and 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, contact  Chris Riggs .  
Letters of Appreciation to Talbot and Rawlings Teachers & Staff
Thank you to all who have written their letters and returned them. We are still anticipating the return of 50 more notes. Please return your letter of appreciation/encouragement no later than Friday, September 13 to the receptionist desk or Children's Ministries office, Room 108. We will be delivering to the schools next week and want to ensure that all staff receive a letter. If you have mailed or delivered your letter to the school, please contact Amy Selph .
Faith Mission
Volunteer Servant Opportunity:  Do you have 30 minutes a week (breakfast, lunch, or after school) to be an "encourager" for a Rawlings Elementary student? If you are available, our next  SMILE  program orientation is at Rawlings this Wednesday, September 11 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm. If you are interested but can't make this orientation, then please call Ward Simonton (352-416-3050) or email us  here .
Children & Family Ministries
Parent's Night Out: It's almost FALL y'all! Enjoy a Parent's Night Out on Friday, September 13 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm! The kids will enjoy pizza, fall themed crafts and outdoor play and more for ages 12 months and walking through 5th grade!  $10 per child, cost includes activities. Pizza dinner is available for $4 each, or you may bring your own dinner. Please register and pay online by Wednesday, September 11.

Baptism: Would you like your child baptized?  Baptism is one of the two sacraments in the United Methodist Church. If you are interested in more information, please contact Elizabeth Jones (352-416-3045). The next Baptism Sunday will be on September 22.
Adult Ministries
The United Methodist Women's (UMW's) Fall Kick-Off will be held September 22 at 3:00 pm in the Trinity Atrium. Our guest speaker will be Alison Ungaro, the Executive Director of Created Gainesville, whose mission is to reach and restore women caught in sex trafficking and sexual exploitation.  Our new Associate Pastor, Ben Richards, will be with us, and UMW members who have died in the last year will be remembered. Help UMW celebrate 150 years in Mission! All are welcome.  If you have questions, call Rosemary Davis at (352) 373-5227.

A Disciple's Path:
  • Wednesdays, September 29 - November 10, 11:00 - 12:00pm, room 222
  • Leaders: Roger & Beth Haines
A Disciple's Path is a class for someone wishing to become a member of Trinity or a refresher course for seasoned church members desiring to take the next step in discipleship. It is a unique and engaging approach to the study of discipleship within the context of the Wesleyan/United Methodist heritage and tradition.  All are welcome to participate. If you are already a Trinity Member who would like to participate in this study, class materials will be $20. You will receive your class materials on the first day of class. Register  here .

When Helping Hurts Study: What if churches had a better understanding of poverty?  How might churches have a greater impact in empowering people currently in poverty? Come join us in Room 203 on Sundays, Sepember 15 - October 20, from 5:30 - 6:30 pm, as we explore alleviating poverty in transformational ways! You can sign up  here  for this video study, and childcare is available upon request using the registration form. Class materials are available in Trinity's Bookstore ($9).
Caring and Support
GriefShare: Trinity will be offering a grief support group to anyone in our church family or our community who has lost a loved one. This 10-week course gives help and encouragement with the support of others who are also grieving and is led by caring people who have experienced grief and who have successfully rebuilt their lives. GriefShare will meet on Wednesdays, beginning September 11 from 6:45 - 8:15 pm in Room 211. Call Lynn Cunningham at (352) 372-1027 for more information.

Healing Touch: The Healing Touch Cancer Support Group welcomes cancer survivor Herrick Smith as he speaks on "Finding Balance". We meet Thursday, September 19 at 5:30 pm in Room 204.  If we can help, call Marcey (352-331-2960) or Margie (386-462-9592).

Prayer Shawl Ministry: About 15 years ago, a prayer shawl ministry was started through United Methodist Women and a group called Dorcas. The ministry knits or crochets shawls to be given to people in difficult situations including life-threatening illnesses and during grief. At this time, we need people who are willing to knit or crochet shawls. Thanks to a generous donation, we have lots of yarn. If you can commit to making one shawl, please contact Linda Cook. The prayer shawl ministry is an important part of our caring ministry here at Trinity. Thank you for your help.
Sewathon
There will be a Sewathon at Trinity's Youth Building on Saturday, September 14 for Days for Girls. Each month, girls around the world must miss a week of school because of a lack of basic sanitary supplies. Days for Girls is an international organization that makes kits of reusable, washable supplies. The local chapter, started by a Girls Scout troop in Alachua, also makes kits for local women to use through partnerships with St. Francis House, Arbor House, Victim Services, and more. The local projects are partially funded by the Women's Giving Circle and other local grants.  Two sessions will be held: 9:00 am - 1:15 pm and 12:45 - 5:00 pm. Pizza lunch will be available for $5.00.  Bring your sewing machine if you can, but sewing machines and all materials will be available. Whether or not you sew, come join us; last year over 100 people attended.  There are lots of jobs to be done! For more information, contact Jeannine Cawthon  or Radha Selvester.  You can register here.
We're Hiring!
Food Service Assistant
: The Trinity kitchen is hiring! If you have a servant's heart for hospitality, have large-scale kitchen experience, are able to withstand heat and long hours on your feet, and are budget-minded and eager to join a team rooted in "feeding His sheep", then we would love for you to apply for the Food Service Assistant position. Please send your application, cover letter, and resume to Franny Long.

Cross Trainers Counselors
: Cross Trainers is hiring! We are looking for people who want a meaningful afternoon part-time job, like the outdoors, and enjoy working with children. If that's you, we would love to meet you. For more details, call Ben Haines (352-416-3072).

Custodians: We are looking for driven and motivated individuals to serve on our day or evening custodial team. These are part-time positions (20 hours/week) responsible for providing a welcoming and hospitable environment. Applicants should submit their application and the reason for their interest to Justin Connell.

At Trinity, equal talent will always get equal opportunity.
Altar Flowers
The flower arrangements this week are given to the glory of God.

If you would like to provide the altar flowers, please contact Alice (352-416-3016). If you need to make arrangements for assistance or special accommodations during Sunday services, please contact Amy (352-416-3005) Monday - Thursday. If you would like to have your milestone birthday or the birth of a new child announced in the Tuesday Word, please email Bradley
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