ANNOUNCEMENTS  - 3/17/2019



Weekly Walk of Faith (WWF) for Monday, 3/18 - Weather permitting, our next WWF will be at Dorbrook Park in Colts Neck at 1 PM. The entrance is on route 537 westbound, on your right, about a quarter mile west after you pass under the Navy bridge. As you enter the park bear right and look for the parking lot near the basketball courts.  After a short scripture reading, a produce report and some T-shirt wisdom, we'll embark on a 45-min walk and then regroup for coffee. All are welcome. For more information call/email/cell Pete Theophall at 732-542-2488/


Saturday Morning Bagels & Bible Study Group meets from 8:30AM to 9:45AM in the Parish House.  All are welcome,  whether you can

attend all the meetings or just occasionally.  Coffee/tea and fresh

bagels are served.  The March meeting date is March 23rd.   For more info contact  Carol Rosen at or



Saturday Night Pet Eucharist - Families with Pets Eucharist is held at St. George’s Church in Rumson on the second Saturday of each month starts at 5PM.  The dates are 4/13, 5/11 & 6/8.


Spring Retreat Dates information/registration for all events can be found on the Cross Roads website.  Middle School Retreat on Apr 26-28 and Women of the Woods on Saturday, April 4th


WELCA Easter Dinner Food Drive-  WELCA will be collecting food to provide Easter dinners to Lutheran Social Ministries to distribute to

Senior Housing.  Sign up In the Red Book. 


Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep - Calling all confirmands, high school students and Sunday School families!  Join us for Clean Ocean Action’s Beach Sweep on Saturday, April 13th.  This is a great opportunity for the kids to spend time together while cleaning up our beautiful beaches.  Our location will be Sandy Hook.  The event begins at 9:00am. in Lot D and finishes by noon.  Please contact Lisa Duffy for more information at 732-245-8981 or


Holy Trinity is forming a Youth Bell Choir - We will ring and sing a piece of music of two on select dates throughout the church year.  All interested singers/ringers (little kids and big ones, too) are invited to join us on Sundays at 9AM on 3/24 and 4/7.  We will also incorporate practice into Wednesday Confirmation classes on 3/27 and 4/3.  Confirmation class is held from 5-6:30PM with interested ringers rehearsing from 6-6:30PM. Our first performance will be on Palm Sunday, April 14th.  Additional opportunities will be announced. Many thanks to our HT church family for supporting this effort!


Tuesday Lenten Gatherings - Location:  Holy Trinity Church

Sponsors:  Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Trinity Episcopal Church.  Time:  6:00pm - 7:30pm.  Potluck followed by Program.

Tuesday 3/19 - Exodus 16 - Complaining vs. contentment

Tuesday 3/26 - Exodus 32 & 20 - Idolatry vs. the Living God

Tuesday 4/2 - Numbers 13 - Fear vs. Courage

Tuesday 4/9 - Psalm 95 - Obstinacy vs. Receptivity

For more information see the March Glad Tidings Newsletter


Coffee Hour Volunteers Needed:

Volunteers needed for most of April and May.  Please sign up in the red book.


Pastors Open House - Join us on April 28th from 3:00-8:00pm for Pastors Open House. 105 Willow Drive, Little Silver.  An entrée or appetizer would be appreciated!




WELCA Bishop’s Challenge - The NJ Synod has invited congregations in NJ to raise money and awareness for world hunger.  WELCA has already made a donation for $500, which is what the ELCA World Hunger appeal spends to provide one cow through their Good Gifts Program.  Our cow, HOLY COW TRINITY, will be visiting with us for the next couple of months at coffee hour.  Please stop by and buy a button to help decorate her.  All donations will go to ELCA World Hunger.