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Important Church Updates from Pastor Dan
 
Operation Christmas Child Boxes
          As we enter the season of Thanksgiving, consider sharing Christ’s love through an Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Shoebox. Their website has information on building a shoebox, which you can visit at https://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ. Brighten a child’s life with a box (please include money for shipping). The deadline to return boxes is November 15. You can find boxes in the narthex, outside the FAC, and the church office.
 
Poinsettias 
          Christmas is fast approaching.  We will be taking orders for poinsettias for $10.00 each. Order as many as you like, but remember you must take them with you after the Sunday service on Dec. 27th or they will be discarded. The deadline for ordering and payment is Sunday, 
December 3rd, 2020.  Please email or call the church office to receive order forms


Prayer Time
Friday, November 20 
7am to 7 pm

Trinity is hosting a Prayer Walk in the FAC to prepare us for Advent. Sign up for a 30-minute time slot outside the FAC on Sunday, November 15 or by contacting the church office.


Youth SCRIP Program
          Gift cards make the perfect gift and the Youth SCRIP Gift Card Program is here to help make your Christmas shopping easier! It’s very simple – you purchase a gift card at face value and the youth program receives a rebate on your purchase. For a full list of participating retailers visit: https://shop.shopwithscrip.com/shop/product/browse. If you want to purchase a gift card which is not listed on the order form, you can write it in. All orders are due by Sunday, November 29th. Email the church office to receive an order form at trinityumcsmithfield@mytrinity.org.
          Please place your completed order in the offering plate after any service, deliver it to the church office or email it to annacook1223@gmail.com or kirstincook75@gmail.com. You can include payment with your order or we can collect payment when we deliver the gift cards. Checks need to be made payable to TUMYF. Gift cards can be delivered at church services, can be picked up in the church office during the week, OR we can do a contact free delivery to your house! Please make sure that you include an email and phone number with any order so that we can contact you regarding delivery. 
          ANNOUNCEMENT – FOOD LION IS ONCE AGAIN OFFERING SCRIP GIFT CARDS for $25 or $100! 
          The Trinity Youth appreciate your support!


Change of Address
          Margaret Altman thanks you all for your kind cards and support throughout these last few months. She wants to inform well-wishers that she has recently moved to 506 Ginger Loop, Smithfield, VA 23430. Should you wish to send her a card, she kindly asks that this new address be used.

Angel Quilters
           The Angel Quilters will be at the Farmers Market on Nov. 14th from  9AM to noon selling adult and children’s quilts and decorative pillows. Angel Quilters makes quilts for children in need.

 Julie Hopkins
 

Women’s Bible Study
          The Thursday afternoon Women’s Bible Study is getting ready to begin ‘The Journey’ by Adam Hamilton on November 12th at 12:00 in the Chapel. This is a great 5-week Christmas study about ‘Walking the Road to Bethlehem’, or the birth of Jesus, and what may have actually happened as it tells us about Jesus, about God, and about ourselves.  What a great prelude to our Christmas season this year!!!
 
Please sign up at the church office or contact Mary Mitchell (mvmwell@gmail.com) to register and pick up your book at the office before November 12th.

  • November 12th at 12:00 in the Chapel – Chapter 1– Mary of Nazareth
  • November 19 – Chapter 2 – Joseph of Bethlehem
  • November 26th – off for Turkey Day!
  • December 3rd – Chapter 3 – Mary’s Visit to Elizabeth
  • December 10th – Chapter 4 – From Nazareth to Bethlehem
  • December 17th – Chapter 5 – The Manger

 “Glory to God in the highest heaven and on earth peace among all those whom he favors!”
 
Peace and Love,
 
Mary Mitchell
757-434-3448
mvmwell@gmail.com

 

Communication Tools

  • Phone Service: 757-695-9762
    • Call this number to hear the worship service recording.
  • T-Mail Email’s
    • T-mails are an email sent out to the church body with important news and updates. T-mails are also posted to our church website at (https://www.mytrinity.org/t-mail/). You can also signup for T-Mails using this web address.
  • Paper Printed T-Mails
    • T-mails are emails sent out to the church body with important news and updates. We now have printed paper copies available after each service for you to pick up. Please take one for you and for anyone that you know who may benefit from this.
  • Prayer Mail
    • Prayer mails are sent out each Tuesday. Anyone signed up to receive T-Mails will automatically receive the prayer mail. Please remember to submit your prayer mail requests to (prayer@mytrinity.org).
  • Paper Copy of Sermons
    • Paper copies of the worship service sermons are available for download from out website at (https://www.mytrinity.org/pastors-sermons/). You can print out a copy for yourself or for someone you know that may benefit from it. Please let our church office know of anyone who may benefit from regularly receiving a paper copy of the sermon. 
  • Live Stream Worship Services

Live-Streaming Worship on Sunday Morning

          The 11:00 AM church service will be live streamed (in real time) on Sunday mornings. You can view the service in 2 places: Facebook and the church website. The links for both are listed below. The livestream will start at 10:45, but the service will not begin until 11:00. This will allow time for the livestream to start properly and for viewers to have time to access the feed before worship begins. Please note, we are currently broadcasting over a wi-fi connection and anticipate having minor glitches. The hard wired internet connection is coming soon!

Facebook Link: facebook.com/TrinityUMCSmithfield
TUMC Website: https://www.mytrinity.org/listen-and-watch-services/

NEW Worship Schedule

  • Sundays 9:30 Rivers of Life, in-person in FAC
  • Sundays 11:00 Traditional Worship, in-person in Sanctuary
  • ONLINE WORSHIP: 11:00 AM Sundays
  • No Wednesday Night Service
 
Cub Scouts Pack 7 Fundraiser
          Cub Scout Pack 7 is fundraising with delicious Smithfield Spiral Ham! Each 9-10lb ham is $30 and can be picked up Friday, Dec. 11. For more information, email or call the church office. Orders are due by Nov. 16 at 6pm.
 

Youth SCRIP Gift Card Program
          It’s very simple – you purchase a gift card at face value and the youth program receives a rebate on your purchase. Consider purchasing cards for gifts or purchase cards for stores where you regularly shop. All orders are due by Sunday, November 1st.

          You can email your order to annacook1223@gmail.com or kirstincook75@gmail.com or you can place your order in the offering plate after any church service. You can include payment with your order or we can collect payment when we deliver the gift cards. Checks need to be made payable to TUMYF. Gift cards can be delivered at church services, can be picked up in the church office during the week, OR we can do a contact free delivery to your house! Please make sure that you include an email and phone number with any order so that we can contact you regarding delivery. 

           For your convenience, you can download and print the order form by clicking here. Please note that if you have placed orders in the past, some of the retailers have changed. 

          The Trinity Youth appreciate your support!

Prayer Mail
          Please remember to submit your prayer mail requests to (prayer@mytrinity.org). Prayer mails are sent out each Tuesday.

NEW Online Giving: https://www.mytrinity.org/giving