ADVENT by CANDLELIGHT MEETING
An Advent by Candlelight planning meeting will take place on Sunday, September 24th following the 10:00 service. The committee is in need of additional members to help make this event successful. Please join us in planning for this wonderful ladies event that will take place on Dec. 5th and 6th.
Pastor Naylor will be installed on Sunday, Oct. 15th. Please join us on the 15th at 3:00pm for the Installation Service of Pastor Naylor. Following the installation service there will be an Oktoberfest style dinner in Kuehn Hall to celebrate and welcome Pastor Naylor to Holy Trinity. Stay tuned for more details.
500 YEAR REFORMATION CELEBRATION
A celebration is underway to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation! Faith Lutheran church in New Port Richey is spearheading the event to be held at Sims Park in New Port Richey on Sunday, October 29th. The tentative schedule of events includes music from 11:00 to 11:30am, the Commemorative Service from 11:30 to 12:30pm, lunch from 12:30-1:30pm, and fellowship from 1:30-4:00 pm. Lunch will include brats/hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw and beans. The cost of this event is being supported in part by Thrivent, Winn Dixie, and Faith Lutheran who has pledged $1000 for the event. Additional support may be needed. Due to the limited parking space available at Sims Park for the event, HTLC has chartered a 57 passenger bus to transport members to and from the event. The first 57 names on the sign-up sheet will be given a seat on the bus. Currently there are seats available for all who are signed up on the back table.
Oasis Pregnancy Care Centers help women in need through an unplanned pregnancy by providing them with the care and consulting the need to move forward. The also provide high chairs, clothing, diapers, and other necessary items. A basket on the back table of the church contains baby bottles which can be taken to collect money and coins for the center. Please consider taking a bottle for collecting. The center also accepts donations of the above mentioned items. Monetary donations may also be made online at http://heartsfor oasis.org/charitable-giving. The Center is currently in need of volunteers for one 3 to 4 hour shift per week. Volunteer opportunities include Client Educator, Receptionist, New Beginnings Room, Prayer Warriors, as well as Safety Team positions (for men). If you are interested in helping out, please contact Oasis at 813-406-4965. More information is available on the back table of the church.
HTLC DONATION TO
SERTOMA SPEECH & HEARING OF FLORIDA
Holy Trinity’s recent donation to Sertoma Speech & Hearing helped them reach their goal of purchasing a Transit Van that will be used at schools, fundraisers and events all around the area to conduct hearing tests and raise awareness of Hearing Health. More funds are needed to retrofit the inside of the van for serving the community. Photos of the new van and more information on how you can help are located in the back of the church for anyone interested in supporting this mission that changes the lives of so many.
HURRICANE IRMA RELIEF
FREE WILL OFFERING
SUNDAY, SEPT. 24
A free will offering will be taken this Sunday in support of Hurricane Irma relief. Donations will be sent to the Florida-Georgia District Disaster Relief Fund for the victims of Hurricane Irma. Please use the special offering envelopes located on the back table to record your name or envelope number, and note “Irma Relief”. Holy Trinity will continue praying for all those impacted by Hurricane Irma.
SUNDAY MORNINGS 9:15 – 9:45 A.M.
“2nd Cup” Fellowship
Beginning Sunday, September 10th
Have you ever been sitting through one of Pastor’s sermons and wanted to stop and ask a question, or desired further clarification?
You are invited to stay after the 8:00 a.m. worship, or come a bit early for the 10:00 a.m. service as we enjoy a cup of joe, pastry, and a little time together to go deeper into Sunday’s sermon.
at a NEW TIME:
10:00 -11:30 am
The Thursday morning study will continue studying Mark.
CSS SILENT AUCTION
Holy Trinity Kuehn Hall Activity Center
Saturday, October 7th
The CSS Silent Auction will be the only CSS fundraiser for the year for CSS and all proceeds will go to helping CSS assist those in need. Tickets for this event are $30 and will include cocktail style heavy h’deouvres. CSS is also looking for any businesses or individuals willing to donate gift cards to auction off at the event. If you are interested in attending, or donating a gift card, please contact Anne Cameron at 813-994-0014.
CHRISTIAN SOCIAL SERVICES
CSS is in need of kid-friendly foods such as cereals, canned pasta, beanie-weenie, peanut butter and jelly, and other non-perishable food items. Currently they are especially in need of beans, canned pasta sauce and juice. The CSS collection bin is located between the church kitchen doors.
Holy Trinity is equipped with the T-coil hearing loop system in our sanctuary, as well as in Kuehn Hall activity center. The hearing loop system transmits sound to hearing aids and cochlear implants with telecoils ("T-coils"). Upon entering the service, please turn your the "T", T-coil or telephone position to access