Welcome to Trinity Lutheran Church!

Our Mission Promise: To seek and share God's grace through Welcome, Worship, and Work.

We are a historic ELCA congregation located in the heart of Astoria and Long Island City. Trinity is traditional, engaged, exciting, and welcoming to all. A Lutheran Church blended in liturgical traditions and modern New York City living. We welcome you to worship with our diverse community!

Every Sunday, Worship starts at 10:30 am

Cleaning Up Astoria: April 27


Blessing of the Animals will be this Friday, October 3 @ 6:30 p.m. on the Front Steps.
Bring your precious little ones (or pictures of them!) to be blessed by Pastor Paul. Encourage your neighbors to bring their pets as well.

Many thanks to ALL who helped with our Community Supper this past Friday.
As this ministry grows and we reach out in Christian love and hospitality to those who are struggling to make sense of life, we will need MANY to help. Remember that we engage in this ministry every 2nd Friday of the month. Start thinking now how you can be a part.

Tuesday Night Worship
Join us on Tuesday nights @ 7:30 p.m. for an Outdoor worship in our Back Yard which will include Holy Communion, singing, prayer and conversation on a specific passage of the Bible.

Sunday School
Children up through 7th grade to be a part of this. For younger children, an adult should accompany them. We begin in worship with everyone else and after the Children's Sermon head down to the basement for class. We will learn about Bible stories through reading, art, music. For more information, see Pastor Paul.

First Communion Class will be offered soon.
This is a 2 session course taught by Pastor Paul. If you are interested/ready for your child to receive instruction, contact Pastor Paul.

Mozart in the Middle - A Concert - Saturday, October 4 at 4 pm
This wonderful afternoon of song shares music from J.S. Bach, Franz Schubert, Mozart's Exultate Jubilate, Gilbert and Sullivan, and more. Our artists are Paula Jean Rocheleau, Soprano and Mark Victor Smith, Piano and Organ. A suggested donation is requested $15. A reception with food and drink follows the concert so all can greet the artists and each other.

We had a great time at our Congregational Retreat!
Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in our annual congregational retreat. As you can see, we had a great turnout and we are already looking forward to next year's event!

Women's Group Meeting
Please contact coordinator, Lisa Canellas at laughingcow17@yahoo.com for the next meeting.

Fellowship begins this week after worship in the Undercroft/Basement.
This year, Jessica Tusing, coordinator has chosen to have "theme months." October is European/Italian month. The Council will be coordinating, but you are encouraged to bring something to share.

Prayer Ministry at Trinity
An in-house support for all who need support through prayer and encouragement, it will consist of Prayer Ministers, who will be available during communion and after service if you need additional prayer for any difficulties you may be facing. Trinity is our second home and no one should leave home without being prayer for. For more information contact Lisa Canellas at lisaalonsocanella@gmail.com and Nile Mathias at nile.mathias@gmail.com.

Reserve the date now: Wednesday, November 12. Wine & Cheese!
Event in the rectory living room from 7 p.m. until . . . We will be discussing the book, "Who Needs God", written by Rabbi Harold Kushner. Order your copy from the local bookstore or go to amazon.com and order yours today.

Trip to Turkey in 2015 is canceled
Do to increasing violence in the area, we've canceled our 2015 trip to Turkey. Please keep the region in your prayers!

Your prayers are requested for participants in "Making Peace with Your Past: Help for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families."
As this is an intense program the group must be small, and we have the allowed number of participants. The group begins meeting on September 28. Please keep them in prayer. If you wanted to be a part of register in time, please see Pastor Paul as future groups will be offered.