Your help is requested! The nursery is looking for adult volunteers on Sunday mornings. They would be responsible for taking care of any young children in the nursery from 8:45-10:45 a.m. or when Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m.
Pilgrim Crosses: Cross-In-A-Square Liturgical Art Project Pilgrim crosses are a testimony of generations of believers who yearned to adore, to draw near, and to express their faith and desire to join Jesus in his walk, and align their lives to the God of saving and life-giving power. There’s still today to make a cross to say “I have come this way”. Felt and patterns are provided.
Maundy Thursday – April 18
11:00 a.m.Our Confession and Absolution closes the 40 days of Lent. We hear Jesus' command to love and serve one another and share the meal of Holy Communion. 7:00 p.m. Confession and Absolution closes the 40 days of Lent. We follow Jesus’ command to love and serve one another with the sharing of Holy Communion at tables. The Stripping of the Altar at the end of the service prepares the sanctuary for Good Friday and reminds us of the pain and humiliation Jesus suffered in his trial and mockery.
Good Friday - April 19
10:00 a.m. Children’s Walk thru Holy Week. All children age 3 thru 5th grade are invited to spend the morning learning about and experiencing Holy Week from a child’s perspective. We will use a Vacation Bible School format with stories, music, crafts, snacks, and much more. 7:00 p.m. Seven Last Words and Procession with the Cross. We hear the story leading up to the crucifixion and the Seven Last Words from the cross in this Tenebrae Service. We pray a traditional Good Friday prayer called The Bidding Prayer and witness the Procession of the Cross.
Easter Vigil - There will be no Easter Vigil at Trinity this year. Please consider attending one of these or another vigil this year and bring back ideas for Trinity for next year!
7:00 p.m.All Saints Lutheran Church in Palatine. Cathy Williams and other members will be attending this service. 8:00 p.m.St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Des Plaines. 7:00 p.m.St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Park Ridge.
Easter Sunday - April 21
8:00 a.m. Festival Holy Communion
9:00-10:00 a.m. Easter Breakfast fundraiser will be held between services.
10:30 a.m.Festival Holy Communion
Easter Breakfast: Sunday, April 21 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Spring has sprung! But, the piles of snow removal bills are left behind. Celebrate the end of winter by defraying the overage on our snow removal bill and supporting Summer Bible Camperships for our youth by joining us for Cinnamon French Toast Bake, Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Eggs Benedict, Pork Sausages, Hash Browns, Fresh Fruit, Orange Juice, Milk, Coffee, and Tea. Ticket prices are: Adults: $8.00, Children: $4.00, and Families: $25.00
WELCA Spring Luncheon: Saturday, April 27. Tickets are available for the Spring Luncheon after worship. The cost is $15.00 per person. You can also contact Beverly Johnson: 847-296-5351 to make your reservation. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at 1:15 p.m. Deadline for tickets is Monday, April 22. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Des Plaines Self-Help Closet and Food Pantry.