Opportunities for Faith, Growth, and Fellowship

Trinity's Adult Faith Formation ministries are designed to encourage you in your walk with God and equip you for service in His kingdom as well as provide opportunities for you to get to know others and be known by them. Regardless of your stage or situation in life there are many opportunities to better know Christ and others, to grow in depth of faith understanding and relationship with others and to sow seeds of God's love and light through fellowship and service to others in our community and world.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the opportunities listed below, please feel free to contact the church office at

419-227-0800. We look forward to the opportunity to explore faith life with you.

 

For Men

Monday Morning Men

This group of early risers meets weekly and uses a variety of resources for topical discussion and personal sharing. They conclude each week with communion.

Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00 A.M.

Location: Trinity's parlor

Miscellaneous Info: Each participant is responsible for the cost of any resources used

Wednesday Morning Men

This group of early risers meets weekly and uses a passage of scripture each week as the basis for their discussion.

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 6:45 A.M.

Location: McDonald's on Market Street

Miscellaneous Info: Participants bring own Bibles

Contact: Frank Cooley

Phone: 419-339-7453

Email: fcooley@wcoil.com

 

For Women

Monday Morning Women

This group of women shares in Christian fellowship and uses a variety of Bible study resources.

Day/Time: Mondays, September - May, 10:00 A.M. - Noon

Location: Conference Room #1 - Sanctuary Level

Miscellaneous Info: Each participant is responsible for the cost of any resources used

Women's Retreat

The annual women's retreat provides a time of rest and renewal as well as spiritual growth, fun and fellowship for women.

 

For Couples

Couple's Journey

This ministry is for all couples who desire fellowship with other couples and time to focus on their relationships as a means of discipleship and spiritual enrichment for the individual, the couple, and the greater community. You will find the time both interesting and a lot of fun whether you have been married for one or 60 years.

Day/Time:  Second Sunday of each month, September-May, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

(Couple's Journey will begin with a fellowship event in September and resume regular monthly gatherings in October.)

Location: Trinity's parlor

Miscellaneous Info: Time together includes group discussion and private time for couples dialogue as well as time for fellowshipping; a social gathering is held usually in the month of June

Contact: Dick and Deb Schroeder

Phone: 419-229-6922

Email: debnrich@woh.rr.com

 

Spiritual Growth

Sunday School Classes

Awesome Adults: This traditional adult Sunday school class for the adult on the go utlizes stand-alone, homework-free weekly lessons that are targeted for every person, no matter where they are in their faith journey.

Day/Time:  Every Sunday, September-May, 9:15 - 10:15 A.M.

Location: Trinity's youth lounge on the third floor

Serendipity: Geared towards the baby boomer generation this class studies a variety of resources, often using popular literature to explore and deepen understanding of God's grace and his will for us. Participants delve into scripture, searching for meanings that are manifested in their daily lives and in their service to God. Periodically, the class focuses on images produced by great artists illustrating biblical events.

Day/Time:  Every Sunday except the first Sunday of each month,

September - May, 9:15 - 10:15 A.M.

Location: Trinity's balcony room #307

Miscellaneous Info: Several members of this class assist with the breakfast the first Sunday of each month

Contact:  Linda Lehman

Phone: 419-228-2057

Email: sundance@wcoil.com

 

Fellowship

Book Clubs

The purpose of Trinity's book clubs is to read and discuss a variety of books; both religious and secular, fiction and non-fiction, light and serious; but always with a bent to seeing what they reveal to us about God and humans and the relationship between the two. Group members take turns hostessing each month by providing the snack and leading the discussion.

Eager Readers

Day/Time:  The third Wednesday of each month, 7:00-8:30 P.M.

Location: Trinity's parlor

Miscellaneous Info: Group members take turns hostessing each month by selecting the book to be discussed, providing the snack and leading the discussion.

Contact:  Jane Hankins

Phone: 419-991-8501

Email: janehank@embarqmail.com

Friday Morning Group

Day/Time:  The third Friday of each month, September-June, 9:30-11:00 A.M.

Location: Trinity's balcony room #307

Miscellaneous Info: Group members use the June gathering to select books for the next year; they also take turns hostessing each month by providing the snack and leading the discussion.

Contact:  Sandie Kinkle

Phone: 419-224-4664

Email: skinkle@woh.rr.com

TARPs Ministry

Trinity's Association for Retired Persons

This ministry provides an opportunity for those of retirement age to come together every other month for fellowship, learning, and fun. The group meets the third Thursday and offers events such as lunch and a program or a road trip to a special place or event.

Day/Time:  Events usually occur on a Thursday every other month; times vary according to activity

Location: Varies according to activity

Miscellaneous Info: Each participant is responsible for the cost of each event he/she attends

Contact:  Pat Morris

Phone: 419-227-4890