Trinity Church’s mission is to fill its people with the love of God and share God’s love in all the world.
NEWS & EVENTS AT TRINITY CHURCH
Trinity’s Core Values
Open and Affirming
Join Us on Sundays at 10 am for Worship!
March 26th: “At The Foot of the Cross: Laying Down Our Burdens Before Jesus”. Led by our youth
April 2nd: “Renewal”
April 23rd: Guest Preacher Rev. Mary Day Miller, Executive Minister of The American Baptist Churches of Massachussetts
April 30th: Kathie Nichols and her team will report from their recent mission trip to Nicaragua
April 9th: Palm Sunday and “Ask a Question” Sunday. Email your questions to Pastor Valeria by April 3rd: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 13th: Maundy Thursday, 7:30 pm: Worship at tables in Fellowship Hall with Communion and a simple meal.
April 14th: Good Friday, 7:30 pm: Mediative service based on a modern adaptation of the Stations of the Cross with readings, singing, and the choir.
April 16th: Easter Sunday 5:50 am: Sunrise Service outdoors at Tougas Family Farm (234 Ball Street, Northborough). Please dress accordingly. 10 am Celebration Service for kids and adults at Trinity Church
Director of Faith Formation Program for Children and Youth
Trinity Church is looking for a director of its faith formation program for children and youth. Trinity is a diverse, progressive congregation, affiliated with the United Church of Christ and American Baptist Churches. We are an open and affirming/welcoming and affirming congregation. Trinity Church’s mission is to fill its people with the love of God and share God’s love in all the world. By building intergenerational relationships through our faith practices, fellowship, and service, we are committed to providing a solid spiritual foundation for children and youth.
Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing a curriculum for our faith formation program (preschool – 12) and other youth programming, providing training and resources to volunteer teachers and youth leaders, and leading one of the faith formation classes. The faith formation director will work closely together with our Christian Education Ministry Team and will report directly to the Senior Minister.
We are looking for someone with a background in education and experience in teaching. Some theological education preferred. The successful candidate should lead a life of faith and show previous involvement in a Christian faith community. Strong organizational, motivational, communication and leadership skills, flexibility, creativity, and the ability to inspire young people and their families are required, as well as an openness to technology and new methods and formats of faith formation.
An affinity for music and/or the arts is a plus.
The candidate should be willing to attend trainings offered by either the ABC or UCC Conference or the Association of United Church Educators.
This is a part-time position, 10 months/year, averaging 10 hours/week. Hours are flexible and may vary throughout the year. Hourly rate open, commensurate with qualifications and work experience.Sick time and vacation time offered according to Trinity Church’s Personnel Policies. Reimbursable Expenses: Books and Resources, Continuing Education
Subject to Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check as required by our Child Safe Policy.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Trinity C.E. Ministry Team Chair, Mary Robbins at email@example.com. If you do not hear back within a week, please know that while we thank you for your interest, we have decided not to proceed with an interview.
Deadline Date, Sunday, March 26
Order forms for Easter lilies are now available. You can pick one up in the church office or download one from our website click on “Forms to Dowload”
Each 6″ foiled plant is $12.50. Order forms and checks may be mailed to Trinity Church, 23 Main Street, Northboro, MA 01532. Checks should be made payable to “Trinity Church” and received in the office by Sunday, March 26, 2017.
Festive Breads on Wednesday Mornings
299 W. Main Street 8:30 -10 am
Please join Pastor Valeria for a cup of coffee or tea, and a chat!
Our ‘Count Your Blessings’ Thrift Shop is now open!
Hours are Tuesdays 10am – 3pm. & Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
March 5 – April 9.
Pastor Valeria will offer a Lenten study on ancient Christian spiritual practices based on Jana Riess’s book, “Flunking Sainthood: A Year of Breaking the Sabbath, Forgetting to Pray, and Still Loving My Neighbor.” Riess offers a contemporary, humorous but faithful approach to these meaningful spiritual exercises.
Meeting time will be Sundays after worship, March 5 – April 9.
Creative Worship Workshop
Wednesday, March 29th
Pastor Valeria is offering a creative “think tank” for anyone who is interested in planning worship together. We will be free from any constraints of liturgy or tradition and try to develop a modern format to get Jesus’ message across in an engaging and authentic way.
Our first meeting will be Wednesday, March 29th, at 7:30 pm. Youth and adults are welcome! Please contact Pastor Valeria if you are interested.
Saturday, April 1st 3 -4 pm & Saturday, May 20th 3-4 pm
All kids AGE 6 and under are WELCOME!
(their parents, grandparents, siblings and friends, too)
We will sing songs, hear a story from the Bible, do a messy craft and have snacks.
Spring Season “Open House”
Saturday, April 1st, 10 am – 2 pm
Please Join Us!
Count Your Blessings Thrift Shop
Spring Season “Open House”
New Spring Apparel!
“donations of gently used clothing can be dropped off on Tuesdays 10 am -3pm or Saturdays 10 am-1pm. Proceeds from the thrift shop are used to support Trinity Church’s various ministries.”
As part of our efforts to become a greener church Trinity is now collecting button batteries and household batteries to be recycled. Please do not throw your batteries in the trash. Bring them to Trinity! Collection boxes are located in the hallway near room 105.