As we begin to offer events, your safety is of utmost concern to us. We ask that participants follow the current directives offered by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Masks must be worn indoors and physical distancing observed. We will have hand sanitizer available for your use.
#GivingTuesday – Tuesday, December 1 – All Day
Tuesday, December 1st is #GivingTuesday! Help us support local dairy farmers, local businesses, and our neighbors.
The milk will be distributed, free of charge and regardless of need, to those in our community – including you if you live locally – on Saturday, December 12 beginning at 12 pm until the milk is gone. Each family/person will receive a gallon of whole milk and a half gallon of chocolate milk.
You can give through the #GivingTuesday Fundraiser on our church Facebook page (don’t forget to like our page and share the fundraiser while you are there), give an additional check with your regular offering on November 29th or December 6th, or send your donation to the church and designate it for #GivingTuesday: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 132 E. Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Any extra funds will be used to support the activities of the Bridging the Gap Ministry Team.
Coffee & Cookies – Wednesday, December 9, 16, & 23 – 10 am
In collaboration with First United Methodist Church, we will be sharing coffee and cookies – free of charge – with the community on three Wednesdays in December (12/9, 12/16, and 12/23) starting at 10 am until we run out. Find us along Main Street between the square and First Church of God.
Trinity’s Closet on Main – Saturday, December 12 – 9-11 am
Do you or someone you know need additional clothing? Trinity’s Bridging the Gap Ministry Team is starting a small clothing closet to help our community residents who may only have the clothes on their back or a few sets of clothes.
Women’s and men’s clothing will be available in a variety of sizes. We will also be offering a grab-and-go breakfast. The clothing closet will be open on the Second Saturday of each month from 9-11 am; the next opportunity is Saturday, December 12.
Free Milk Distribution – Saturday, December 12 – 12 pm until ?
Funds from our #GivingTuesday fundraiser will be used to purchase milk from Harrisburg Dairies. This milk will be distributed on Saturday, December 12 beginning at 12 pm in the parking lot – milk will be distributed as you drive through the parking lot. Please do not park and get out.
Christmas Eve Worship – Thursday, December 24 – 7 & 10 pm
Join us for Christmas Eve Worship on Thursday, December 24 at 7 pm and 10 pm. Both services will include Holy Communion. We will light candles and sing Silent Night outside at the end of both services. Between services, there will be a time of caroling outside on the lawn along with hot cocoa and cider. Stay tuned for more details.