Read below to learn about important news, activities and upcoming special events at Trinity.


Pastor Karen’s Ordination and Installation on Sunday, February 26th

Trinity will host a service of Ordination and Installation on Sunday, February 26th at 3 pm as we welcome Pastor Karen Niemeyer as our new part-time Assisting Pastor.

North/West Lower Michigan Synod Bishop Craig Satterlee will preside at the Ordination of Pastor Niemeyer into the ministry of Word and Sacrament and her Installation as a pastor at Trinity.

The festival liturgy will be followed by a reception in Centennial Hall.

Thrivent Meeting on February 26th

On Sunday, February 26th, at 12:30 pm you are invited to learn about Thrivent Financial’ s fraternal benefit structure and how Thrivent Action Teams can help us make a difference in our community.

You are welcome to join us for refreshments and a presentation following worship services at 12:30 pm in the church parlor.

Lenten Devotional Books Available

Trinity family members are encouraged to read daily devotions by using the resource “Free Indeed: Devotions for Lent 2017.”

This daily devotional book will reflect on Martin Luther’s guide to the basics of the Christian faith with readings from the Small Catechism.

Pocket-size books are available while supplies last, in the narthex and outside Centennial Hall by the kitchen.

A limited number of large-print books are available by contacting Sylvia Stouten.

Let’s Help Kids Learn to Read!

Trinity continues to support the students of Congress Elementary School in a variety of ways.

We are now collecting much needed current reading books and supplies for its “Schools of Hope” reading room for children in grades 1 through 3.

The coordinator of the Congress reading tutoring program has provided a list of specific needs.

Please click here to sign up and bring your donations to Trinity by March 1st.

Coffee and Conversation on Sunday Mornings during Sunday School

Continuing this Sunday, all interested adults are invited to gather in Fellowship Hall at 9:45 am to relax and connect with other Trinity folk while enjoying a cup of joe!

This fellowship will break as Sunday School dismisses . . .

A Clean Start in the New Year

Throughout January and February, we are collecting cleaning supplies for distribution to area agencies.

Suggested items include: laundry basket or cleaning bucket, dish detergent, all-purpose spray cleaner, glass cleaner, disinfectant wipes, toilet bowl cleaner, laundry detergent, and fabric softener sheets.

Please drop off your donations in the labeled black barrels found outside the church office, in the narthex and outside Centennial Hall.

Altar Flowers & Eternal Light for Traditional & Rejoice Worship Services

These contributions are a special way to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, to honor a loved one, or to remember someone who has passed away.

NEW for 2017 – click here to sign-up for flowers and/or the eternal light in worship. The signup link will also be on the gold sidebar in the eBlast weekly.

If you do not use electronic sign up tools, call office coordinator Jodi VanGorp at 616.949.2492, ext. 10, and she will be pleased to assist you.