Pentecost Sunday

“Spirit of the Living God”

 On June 5, we will NOT BE MEETING for our MORNING SERVICE. We will gather at 3pm for worship and Luke Harkema’s ordination. All visitors welcome! 

Online Service

Please use the following links for this week’s worship. You may wish to prepare your communion elements before we begin.

Order of Worship

Meeting Link

Meeting ID: 827 4872 5884

Password: 247155

In-Person Service

We begin at 10am on Sundays. We have a short fellowship time, then Second Hour programming for adults and kids after the service.

1) Masks are optional for all participants. Masks will be worn by volunteers working with kids under 5.

2) Physically distanced sanctuary seating (by household or group)

3) Elders will serve individual communion element servings at the front. (You may bring your own elements for partaking at your seat.)



Below are details about kids’ programs for this coming Sunday! Masks will be worn by teachers (optional for kids)

Worship Hour 

Infants – 7 Yr old in Little Lambs Room (2:45pm-4:15pm) in the lower level




No Sunday Morning Service on June 5

On Sunday June 5  Trinity will host Luke Harkema’s ordination service at 3pm. This will serve as our weekly worship gathering as well as a special service of Classis to ordain Luke. The liturgy will be a hybrid of all of our favorite rhythms combined with the ordaining and charging of Luke as he emerges into his ministry. So please plan to attend church at 3pm.
Vision & Values Implementation
At a May retreat, consistory committed to implementing four strategies this year to help us live into our vision & values:
Kids Hope / Neighborhood Partnering — start a partnership with Kids Hope to form relationships with Harrison Park children and then look for other new partnership opportunities
Learning Opportunities — create classes, studies, field trips, movie groups, etc. to help us learn in engaging ways
Feasting Together — foster connections over food including potlucks on the first Sunday of the month and Breaking Bread
Story Sharing — provide opportunities to share and hear one another’s stories in Second Hour and beyond
Click here to read a full summary of the retreat.
Class of 2022 Graduates
Please pass along the names of the graduates of all levels in our midst as we will specially remember them in our liturgy on June 12. Simply email or before June 9, with the name and level of graduation.
Potluck Picnic & Blessing of the Bikes
To celebrate the end of the programming year, we are invited to gather at Richmond Park for a potluck picnic at 11:30 am on Sunday, June 12. Bring your own tableware and food to share. We reserved  the shelter house; so, there will be cover if it rains.
Earlier at worship, we will resume our traditional Blessing of the Bikes. Every bicycle rider is invited to bring their bike (or a symbol of their bike such as a helmet) into the sanctuary. We’ll pray a blessing over the people and gear as we enjoy another season of riding. Bike riders are invited to cycle to the Richmond Park Potluck Picnic in a bicycle caravan.
General Synod 
The 2022 annual gathering of the Reformed Church in America, called General Synod, will begin on June 9 in Pella, Iowa. Both Pastor Sarah and Trinity elder Jan Koopman will be serving as delegates this year.
Drinks on the Deck
Drinks on the Deck  is back! This is a time for the women of Trinity to connect & socialize outdoors (or inside, depending on weather). All you need to bring is your beverage of choice.  This month it will be on
June 6, 6:30pm, at Jan Koopman’s,
located at: 800 Livingston NE Grand Rapids. Check with Pastor Sarah if you have questions. 
Intergenerational Ultimate Frisbee
Come join Trinity folks and friends this Sunday, June 19, at the Sweet Street Park. At 2:30 pm we’ll play a casual game of Ultimate Frisbee. All skill levels and ages are welcome.





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