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Sunday Worship at 8:15 &11am | Sunday School for All Ages at 9:30am

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Following Jesus is a spiritual practice and practice enlivens our beliefs. Inspired by the Ben and Roz Zander’s The Art of Possibility this series will introduce us to new practices for bringing possibility to life. Join us each Sunday to explore bold ways to trust God’s guidance!

August 19: A Universe of Possibility | Ephesians 5:15-20

August 26: Giving an A | John 6:56-69

September 2: Being a Contributor | James 1:17-27

September 9: Leading From Any Chair | Mark 7:24-37

September 16: Hold Loosely | James 3:1-12

September 23: Giving Way to Passion | Mark 9:30-37

September 30: Being the Board | James 5:13-20


All the places to go

There is a door near you no matter who you are or where you are. Doors opened by God allow us to respond to God’s love. Let’s explore together with this message series what will we do when God places an open door before us.

July 8: The Adventure of Doors | Mark 6:7-13

July 15: Open Door People | Ephesians 1:11-14

July 22: Door #1 or Door #2 | Ephesians 2:14-19

July 29: How to Cross a Threshold | Ephesians 3:14-20

August 5: What Open Doors Teach | John 6:24-35

August 12: Thank God for Closed Doors | Psalm 130


guest Preachers

Following Dr. Dent's retirement, Trinity will welcome several UMC Retired Clergy to the pulpit, alongside Rev. Steve Burnett, Trinity's interim pastor. Learn more about the upcoming Guest Preachers.

June 24: Unashamed | Romans 1:14-17 | Rev. Jasper Peters, Belong Church

June 17: A Mustard See Faith | Mark 4:26-34 | Rev. Steve Burnett, Interim Senior Pastor

June 10: Dreaming Church | Isaiah 43:19 and Acts 2:17 | Rev. Miriam Slejko, UMC Retired Clergy

June 3: Trusting the Journey | Ezekiel 1:15-21, 26-28; Matthew 18:20 | Pastor Tom Henderson Owens

May 27: In the Meantime: Peace | Psalm 29; John 3:16-17 | Rev. Steve Burnett, Interim Senior Pastor

May 20: In the Meantime: Patience | Acts 2:1-12; Romans 8:22-25 | Rev. Steve Burnett, Interim Senior Pastor

May 13: Her Children Shall Rise Up and Call Her Blessed | Proverbs 31:10-31 | Rev. Darrell Mount, UMC Retired Clergy

May 6: Friended | John 15:9-17 | Rev. Keith Watson, UMC Retired Clergy

April 29: Faith Improvised: Trusting the Fire! | Exodus 3:1-6 | Rev. Dr. Janet Forbes, UMC Retired Clergy


Farewell to Trinity

Dr. Dent will preach his "Farewell to Trinity" sermon series from April 8-22, culminating with his final sermon and Retirement Celebration on April 22.

April 22: My Prayer for You | Philippians 1:3-11

April 15: Guard What Has Been Entrusted To You | 1 Timothy 6:11-17, 20-21

April 8: If I Could Only Preach One Sermon | Ephesians 2:4-10


The Season of Lent: 24 hours that changed the world

Learn more about the Season of Lent at Trinity, including the three Lenten services - Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday & Good Friday.

April 1: Easter Sunday - The Resurrection: No Foolish Tale! | Luke 24:1-12 & Colossians 3:1-4

March 25: The Torture and Humiliation of the King: Silent Suffering Servant | Mark 15:15-23

March 18: The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass

March 11: Jesus, Barabbas and Pilate: Crowds, Choices, Consequences | Mark 15:1-15

March 4: Condemned by the Righteous: Enough to Make a Grown Man Cry| Mark 14:53, 55, 61-68, 70-72

February 25: The Garden of Gethsemane: Stay Awake | Mark 14:32-50

February 18: The Last Supper: A Meal for the Ages | Mark 14:12, 22-25


Frequently asked questions

Have you ever wondered about your life’s purpose? Do you feel confused about prayer or worship? You are not alone. Many wrestle with these fundamental questions of life and faith, and we struggle to find meaningful answers. Beginning January 7, Senior Pastor Michael Dent will be exploring these holy, healthy questions in the sermon series, “Frequently Asked Questions.”

February 11: What Happens After I Die?

February 4: What’s So Great About Trinity?

January 28: What Difference Does Worship Make?

January 21: How Can I Make Sense of the Bible?

January 14: How Can I Learn to Pray?

January 7: What Is My Purpose in Life?


Advent 2017: all earth is waiting

Advent is a season of expectation and longing; we are waiting not only for the birth of the Christ child in Bethlehem, but also for the revelation of God’s love and the restoration of this earth. This year at Trinity, we will look at familiar Advent themes, such as hope, joy, love, and peace, and what they might mean for us to be caretakers of the earth.

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