VIDEO RECORDING: Live music from 3/29/2020
 

VIDEO RECORDING: Live sermon from 3/29/2020
 

Stay Up-To-Date
…on all Church Happenings and Communications during Covid19. In addition to T-Mail and Facebook, all important church updates will also be posted to this website.
 
Messages from Pastor Dan: *
*Click the blue words to read them**
 
Latest Message from Pastor Dan 3/29/2020: Sunday Morning Worship & Updates from Dan
IMPORTANT Message from 3/28/2020: Update: Extended Church Closure
Message from 3/24/2020: Self-Care Tips from Church Nurse Dana Stallings
Message from 3/23/2020: NEW Online Giving
Message from 3/17/2020: Invitation to online Bible Study
Message from 3/15/2020: Facebook Live(d)
 
How to Stay Informed
 
          The church is using Facebook, T-Mail, and this website to share all information. Here are some useful links and reminders about these technologies:
 
This Website: All worship videos, announcements, and messages are posted on our church website main page (this page): (https://www.mytrinity.org). Please check back often for the most current information.
 
Facebook: Announcements, Live Sermons, Live Worship Music and more are posted to Facebook and live streamed using Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/TrinityUMCSmithfield
 
T-Mail: Is an email system that delivers church information to your email inbox. Please make sure that you are signed up by visiting: https://www.mytrinity.org/t-mail/ You should also be certain to check your Junk Mail Folder/Setting. 
 
As always, please contact us for assistance.
Dan Elmore at pastor@mytrinity.org
Pastor Trinity UMC
 
Richard Winfree at music@mytrinity.org
Website/Technology & Music 
 
Sunday Morning Worship & Bible Study
during COVID19
 
        Sunday Morning Worship and Wednesday Bible Study will take place on Facebook. You will be able to see live music, live sermons from Pastor Dan, and live Bible Studies from Pastor Dan.. Please visit the church facebook page at (https://www.facebook.com/TrinityUMCSmithfield).
 
SPECIAL NOTE: ALL Facebook Live Videos are later uploaded to this website. Please visit https://www.mytrinity.org/listen-and-watch-services/ to see all past and future worship videos. 
 
Sunday Morning Schedule on Facebook
10:00 AM Live Church Music
11:00 AM Live Sermon preached by Pastor Dan
 
Wednesday Bible Study Schedule on Facebook
2:00 PM Bible Study
 
          If you miss any of these scheduled live events, you will be able to view the recordings here on this website.
Latest from Pastor Dan 3/28/2020
(This section will always contain the most recent message from Pastor Dan.)
 

Happy Sunday, friends!

          Thanks to those of you who tuned in to worship this morning! If you missed it, you can find those videos on the main page of our church website: (www.mytrinity.org). I’m grateful for your continued faithfulness in giving! As a reminder, you can give by dropping your check in the mail slot in the exterior door at the Office entrance on Cedar St, mailing it to the office, or giving online. We even have a new text to give option available! You can find all of that information at the end of this email.

          I mentioned in the video today that we are collecting short video Easter greetings from as many members and friends from Trinity as we can. These will be compiled into a continuous video that we will share Easter Sunday morning! Please read the instruction from Richard, which are located at the end of this email. If you are more technologically savvy, please reach out to our more mature members and make an appropriately social distant visit to record their greetings to be included!

          Our youth gather tonight via Zoom at 7pm. If you need the link, reach out to Jeff Orrock.

          Hope you can get out and enjoy this beautiful day!

Seeking the Kingdom with you!

Pastor Dan

Special Easter Video Greeting: All church members are invited to create a 25 second Easter video greeting. Families are asked to create only 1 video greeting together. All Easter video greetings will be compiled into one video presentation and shared with the whole church. How? Use your cell phone’s camera to record your video. Send your video greeting to Richard Winfree using any of the methods provided below. Please reach out to church members who may not use technology on a regular basis. Invite them, with your assistance, to create short video great, but please maintain appropriate social distancing guidelines (i.e., stand across the street while you record them!) Please send all greetings to Richard by this coming Saturday, April 4, 2020.

  1. Text the video to 757-814-7108. Also include a 2nd word text letting Richard know that you’ve attempted to text the video (just in case the video doesn’t go through).
  2. Try to email it to music@mytrinity.org
  3. Try to send it to him using Facebook Messenger
  4. If none of that works, call him on the phone at 757-814-7108 and he will assist you

Church Member Moments: We have been we have been posting “Church Member Moments” on the Church Facebook page to help keep the church connected with one another. You are invited to share your “Church Member Moment,” too. To do this, please email Richard Winfree at music@mytrinity.org a brief uplifting message about how and what you are doing during this time of quarantine. Please feel free to include one of the following: a picture of you (or your pets, hobbies, etc), a video link of a favorite song, a favorite quote or short poem, etc. Feel free to be creative. All church members moments will be shared gradually as we go through this quarantine time and will eventually be uploaded to our church website. Feel free to call Richard at 757-814-7108 with questions or for assistance.

Reminder: The church website has become our main communication hub. All messages and communication from the church are now archived at www.mytrinity.org on the main page. All Facebook live music & sermon videos are now also posted on the church website. This will allow folks without a Facebook account to view the sermons, bible studies, and live music.Online Worship Recordings: https://www.mytrinity.org/listen-and-watch-services/ UPDATED with the new Facebook Sermons!

Online Sermons from Pastor Dan: https://www.mytrinity.org/pastors-sermons/ UPDATED with the new Facebook Sermons!
Mailing Address: 201 Cedar St, Smithfield, VA 23430
 

Welcome to Trinity United Methodist Church

 

If you’re searching for something to believe in and a place to belong, you are always welcome here. Join us at Trinity for a service, a program, or a lifetime.

 

Trinity Mission Statement

Reach out to people where they are,
Encourage people to come to Christ,
Accept people for who they are,
Connect people to Jesus and each other,
Help one another grow in Christian Discipleship.
 

Trinity Vision Statement

          Trinity United Methodist Church will be a church where people experience the transforming love of Christ in worship and faith-sharing, then express this love in mission and service as we grow God’s Community.

Job Announcement

          Trinity United Methodist Church is currently hiring for a Church Organist or Pianist. Trinity UMC is a strongly relational, intergenerational and large congregation that continually seeks to become a more integral part of the tight-knit Smithfield and broader Isle of Wight communities while sowing the seeds of the Gospel.
 
          Church Organist: The Church Organist (part time, 10/hours) is tasked with playing the organ for the 11:00 worship service, playing for choir rehearsals, and serving as an in-house substitute for other church musicians. Please send cover letter and resume to music@mytrinity.org. The position is open until filled. Click here for a complete job description.
 

T-Mail is Back!!!!

          T-Mail has resumed! Are you signed up to receive church T-Mail? Have you changed your email address in the past few years? Do you have a new email account? T-Mail is an email that you will receive from the church. Trinity uses T-Mail from time to time to share important church-wide announcements such as a death of a church member, a church-wide gathering, or special church-wide event. Use the subscribe form on his page or use the link (www.mytrinity.org/t-mail) to add your email address to receive T-Mails. Even if you have registered before, it is recommended that you re-register to be certain.
 
 
          A Good Way to Know if You’re Registered for T-Mail: T-mails are now sent out on Saturday mornings with the announcement for the Sunday the day after. If you are not receiving them, please check you spam/junk folder, or, register your email.
 
          Share the news with your friends and groups!  We are a small group church. Help spread the news about our T-Mail system with your groups and friends. The direct link for T-Mail registration is (www.mytrinity.org/t-mail). Please submit any T-Mail requests or questions to  Richard Winfree at (tmail@mytrinity.org).  
 
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