WELCOME TO TRINITY LUTHERAN OF ASTORIA/LONG ISLAND CITY. IF YOU ARE SEEKING A CHURCH HOME, WE SAY TO YOU “WELCOME HOME!” ALL ARE WELCOME HERE AT TRINITY.

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

Announcements

Please Join Us for these Upcoming Events

Study of ELCA Human Sexuality Statement
During the Season of Lent, we contemplate God’s love for us in establishing a relationship with us through Creation and the Life, Death & Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Trinity will be reviewing our denomination’s 2009 Social Statement on Human Sexuality. A marvelous document that speaks power to the vitality of mutual respect and love in all circumstances, this is the official statement of the ELCA on this issue.Bible study: Tuesday, March 10th @ 12 noon Basement/Undercroft Living Room

Wednesday, March 11th @ 7:30 p.m. Rectory Living room.

Wine & Cheese discussion on the Social Statement
Tuesday, March 24th @ 12 noon Basement/Undercroft Living room

Wednesday, March 25th @ 7:30 p.m Rectory Living Room.

Copies of the Social Statement will be available at either Usher stand next Sunday. Copies of the Human Sexuality Statement are available at church or can be downloaded from the ELCA website at:

http://www.elca.org/en/Faith/Faith-and-Society/Social-Statements/Human-Sexuality

Blanket Drive for Westway Family Center
We are collecting new/gently used blankets and afghans for the our Trinity Family members at the Westway. There are about 117 rooms in the center & we want to have close that number so no family goes without a blanket. If you don’t have one, go buy one or make a contribution to the cause!  See Pastor Paul for details.

 

 Contemplative Worship in the Nave (Main Worship area)
Tuesday nights @ 7:30 p.m.
Join us for a candlelight, intimate worship style that includes reading of Scripture, Reflections by Participants, Meditative Prayer and Holy Communion. Enter through front doors on 31st Avenue. We are reading through the Passion of Jesus from various gospels during Lent.

Adult Bible Study on the Book of Acts
Thursday nights @ 7:30 p.m.
Basement of Church building
Led by Steven Baker & John Simmons
Bibles and study materials are provided.
No experience necessary.
Enter from side on 37th Street.