Sunday August 14, 2022

“Pushed by Fear or Led by Love”


We continue our summer sermon series: She Is Called, exploring stories of women through God’s Word.

Jehoshabeath : The palace of the nation of Judah was a dangerous place to live! In our text this week, the queen mother is attempting to stage a coup to solidify her own reign by murdering her grandchildren. In the midst of this terrifying scene, one low-level princess must decide how to respond-pushed by fear or led by love. We’ll wonder together how the seldom-heard story of Jehoshabeath might guide us to live lives led by love, rather than fear.


“Pushed by Fear or Led by Love”

2 Chronicles 22:1-2, 22:9-23:3 & Psalm 9:1-3, 7-10

Online worship

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 worship

We begin at 10am on Sundays. We have a short fellowship time after the worship gathering, then Second Hour programs for adults and kids after the service (during the school year).

1) Masks are optional and welcome for all participants. 

2) 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 are welcome and optional.

Worship Hour (10:00 – 11:15)

Infants – 5 Yr old in Little Lambs (9:45 -11:15) on the lower level

2 Yr old – 5 Yr old may begin in the sanctuary
(leave together after Prayer for Illumination)

No Second Hour

Second Hour for Children & Adults will resume with our program year in the fall.

Volunteer Schedule Links

ADULT 2nd HOUR (11:30 – 12:15)

No Second Hour this week.

(We will resume adult second hour with the new program year this fall)


New ESL Classes at Trinity!

This fall, Trinity Reformed Church is starting a free English as a Second Language program for adults in our community. Interested in volunteering? Sign up here or with this QR code! If you have any questions, please talk to Claire Molling (

Blessing of the Backpacks
On August 21, we will participate in our annual blessing of the backpacks! If you are any version of student or educator, bring your backpack, computer, or other item that’s used for your learning, to the sanctuary. We will gather during the service to bless our items as we begin a new year.
School Supply Drive
On August 21, in addition to blessing the backpacks of our own students and educators, we invite everyone to Pursue Justice by donating school supplies for our neighbors at Harrison Park School. Glue sticks, white-board markers, crayons, notebook filler paper, spiral notebooks, and #2 pencils would be particularly helpful. 
Kick Off Sunday 
On September 11, we will kick off our new year of programming here at Trinity. This year, we will have monthly potluck meals together. Our first potluck is September 11 after worship. We will gather at church, indoors, in the fellowship hall for a meal together. Please bring your own place settings, and a dish to pass. Though we will be indoors, the theme of this month’s potluck is “Picnic” ! Have fun with it. 
New Member Spotlight: Amy Tenney
We are thankful for and happy to share more about a recent new member, Amy Tenney!
See a feature by Marsha Hoffman here.
Intergenerational Ultimate Frisbee
Come join Trinity folks and friends on Sunday, August 21, at 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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