We are a vibrant diverse community made up of life-long Lutherans and those who are new to the Christian faith. One will encounter wise seniors and little children in our midst. We are single, partnered, married, widowed, straight, LGBTQ. We are native Astorians and people from around the world. Our worship, theology and life together celebrate the abundance of God’s love, found in the life, teachings, death and resurrection of Jesus!
Here you can laugh, cry, sing, eat, pray, serve the greater community, and engage in intimate conversations with us about life and faith.
In all that we are, we try to live our mission promise:
To Seek and Share God’s Grace Through Welcome, Worship & Work
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Easter Sunday, April 16
Festival Worship @ 10:30 a.m.
Easter Brunch after worship @ 12 noon
Lenten Denial Recipient:
Please give generously
Lutheran Social Services of New York
Work with Immigrants and Refugees
Since 1886, Lutheran Social Services of New York has supported vulnerable individuals, families and communities – including immigrants – as they strive to reach their full potential. Our Immigration Legal Program (ILP) has provided representation, legal advice and community outreach to many immigrants and refugees across New York City. We represent immigrants seeking protection from persecution and violence, families seeking reunification and aspiring U.S. Citizens from all over the world. Lutheran Social Services of New York will continue to advocate on behalf of all people, regardless of race, creed, color, gender, national origin or religion.
Immigration Legal Program (ILP):
The ILP represents applicants seeking political asylum, family-based immigration status, citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Temporary Protected Status, relief under the Violence Against Women Act, and U visas for survivors of crime. It also defends immigrants in deportation proceedings. The ILP is part of ActionNYC, a network of immigration legal service providers.
In 2016, the ILP:
- Represented 45 unaccompanied minorsbefore Family Courts, Immigration Court, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and worked with pro-bono attorneys to help additional unaccompanied minors.
- Filed Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self-petitions.
- Represented clients in 32 asylum cases, including 11 cases directly involving gender-based violence.
- Represented 98 Central American clients in265 immigration cases.
Safe Haven for Children Program:
The Safe Haven program provides follow-up case management services to minors who arrive in the country without parents or guardians and who have been released to qualified sponsors in the New York Metropolitan area, pending their immigration court proceedings.
In 2016, the Safe Haven Program:
- Provided temporary shelter and foster care to 58 unaccompanied childrenat any given time though a contract with the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
- Supported the needs of unaccompanied children by providing high-quality case management services through a team of clinicians, teachers and child care workers.
- Improved unaccompanied children’s access to medical and mental health services, as well as quality educational services.
Bible Study offered
Every other Sunday:
Conversaciones Biblicas en Español – 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.
Basement Living Room
See Maritza Tamayo for more information
Women of the Bible
Wednesday, April 26 @ 7:00 p.m.
Basement Living Room
See Lily Mathias for more information
Join us on Tuesday nights for
Contemplative Worship @ 7 p.m.
Inside the Church (doors open on 31st Avenue & 37th Street).
We are reading the Gospel of Luke
Connect the TOTS
A Joint ministry of Trinity Lutheran and Connections Church NYC
Wednesdays @ 10 a.m.
Coffee & Bagels for adults
Games, play time and story time for the kids
ALL ARE WELCOME
Keep Trinity Lutheran in prayer
We are in the process of developing position descriptions for a part time Director of Outreach
In negotiations with Lutheran Social Services of NY to locate a Immigration attorney with social work skills at our location for one day a week
As we expand our mission and ministry to the greater Astoria/Long Island City neighborhood, keep us in prayer. Thanks!
On the Trail of Martin Luther
Trip to Germany
April 11-21, 2018
Join Pastor Paul for the trip of a lifetime to explore the cities and sites where our Lutheran Reformation actually happened
Highlight include: Worms, Wittenburg, Wartburg Castle, Erfurt, Dresden, Leipzig, Berlin
Per person – double occupancy: $3,599 – includes air fare from NYC.
Per person – single occupancy: $4,099 – includes air fare from NYC
Land only – $2,099 – double/ $2,599 – single
Cancellation waiver & insurance of $280 is extra
Trip coordinated by Collette Vacations
For more information, contact
Pastor Paul B. Milholland
718/278-0036 or email@example.com
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