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Worship Links for July 25

For our live stream, you can watch here at 10:00.  Notes for the message are available here. (posted by Saturday afternoon) If you can’t make it during those times, the replay will be available here on our website, as usual.

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New Summer Sermon Series

On July 18 Pastor Doug Dean will introduce a new series of messages from the Old Testament book of Jonah. You’ve heard about the big fish, but there’s a much bigger message behind the familiar account at sea. Join us in person or online for the rest of the summer as we explore what God […]

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Annual Vote June 6

On Sunday, June 6, members of Trinity Bible Church will have the opportunity to confirm the nominations of each of the following church leaders, requiring at least a 75% “yes” vote of those who return a ballot: Phil Sprunger – 3 year term as elder Scott Blasingame — 3 year term as deacon Paul (PJ) […]

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Cross Training: Preparing for Easter

We’ve had to suspend our adult Cross Training classes on Sundays during the pandemic, but we’re offering a limited-enrollment, socially-distanced, in-person class for the 5 weeks leading up to Easter. Led by Tom Brown, the group will meet in one of our new classrooms between the two morning worship services — approximately 10:20 to 10:50. […]

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Virtual Christmas Eve Service

This will be the first Christmas Eve in many years that we’re unable to gather at Trinity with our families, friends, neighbors, and one another for our traditional “lessons and carols” service. Backed by choirs and a band, with candles at the ready for Silent Night, we have annually appreciated singing the familiar songs about the […]

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Gathering During COVID: How It Works

After going all-virtual for a couple of months at the outset of the pandemic, in June we started gathering again in person on Sunday mornings, following the guidelines and recommendations from the governor’s office. We removed half the chairs in the sanctuary so that we could achieve the 6-foot distancing protocols, and we started offering […]

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Staying Together As We Start to Regather

As we begin to slowly transition out of our COVID isolation and ease into some in-person gatherings on Sunday for worship and teaching, it’s important that we recognize and respect that not everyone will be coming at this from the same perspective. Here’s a section of a good article by Brett McCracken, titled Church, Don’t […]

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Nominations Announced

In June, members of Trinity Bible Church will have opportunity to confirm the following nominations: For elder: Tom Brown for a 3-year term and Phil Sprunger for 1 year. (Nick Clark’s current term does not expire until 2022.) For deacon: Steve Bailey and Chris Hernick, each for a 2-year term. (Scott Blasingame, PJ Cole, and Brian […]

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May 3 Virtual Worship Service

You’re getting used to this! Hopefully we’ll remember how to worship together once circumstances allow us to gather in person at our building in Sutton. In the meantime, here’s this week’s resources for worshiping at home with our own families. Some may find it helpful to play these at around our usual 10:45 start time in […]

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April 26 Virtual Worship Service

As we continue to gather apart on Sundays for the sake of our own health and that of our neighbors, here are some resources for worshiping at home with our own families. Some may find it helpful to play these at around our usual 10:45 start time in order to maintain a sense of normalcy in the […]

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