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Thursday, May 19, 2016


All Are Welcome!

This Week

“O Lord our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!” Today we celebrate the name of God: holy blessed Trinity. There is no other day quite like this one in the church’s year. There is no other god like ours. Praise Father, Son, and Holy Spirit!

After worship we'll have a potluck cookout.  We're providing polish sausages and hot dogs.  It's going to be real nice!

Readings: Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31, Psalm 8, Romans 5:1-5
First Trinity Youtube Channel 
You may already know, First Trinity has a Youtube Channel.  It has slideshows from events, videos of special music, and other things.  It is small, but growing!  Be sure to check out two videos posted last week, I'm Gonna Do What the Spirit Says Do, and the Reading from Acts for Pentecost!

Tri-Sox 2016!
Join us in the upper decks at Sox Park on the afternoon of Sunday, July 24.  Tickets will be $10 each and must be reserved by May 20. Contact Rene@firsttrinitychicago,com or use the sign up sheet in Sunday's bulletin.

Kids Space Prep = Time to Clear Out the Basement
Saturday, June 4 at 11 AM - 5 PM
We're gonna make a space for the kids. But first we've gotta clean out the basement. Great way to relieve stress. Smashing, tossing, throwing out all of the things.   Please join us.
Addition to the Calendar:
The Memorial Day worship atConcordia Cemetery will take place on Saturday, May 29 at 11am.

May's Calendar with Birthdays and Commemorations available now!

Rene here - if I miss your birthday please let me know.  I can only add them to the calendar if I know when they are!  Thanks! 
Happening in the Orphanage:

Community-based arts organization, Elevarte Community Studio, is hosting a fun night of Loteria benefitting free art programs and safe spaces for ElevArte's #atpromise youth! Friday, May 20 at 6 PM - 9 PM.  Your ticket includes chips and salsa, game cards, beverages and prizes made by ElevArte Youth. THIS EVENT IS 21+. PURCHASE TICKETS:

The Glint has a show coming up on May 21 - The Glint is back with its third edition of its 2016 season with the "The Great American Songbook" show. Grab your feather boas, strap on some tap shoes, and bone up on your Gershwin, because we're going to trip the light fantastic with tribal and tribal fusion bellydance performed to the greatest hits of hte 30s and 40s.  Doors at 9, show at 10pm $15 at the door BYOB and 21+ only Bring your own floor pillows for the best seats in the orchestra section of the house. Couches and chairs on the periphery of the venue.
Sunday: Worship 10:30 am
Monday: Office Closed
Tuesday: Lectio Divinia 9 am, God's Closet 5-7, Books to Prisoners 5-9
Wednesday: Bible Study 6 pm
Friday - God's Closet 10-noon, Office Hours 10-Noon, AA 8:00

Last Saturday of Each Month - 7pm Ben's Movie Night

Last Sunday of Each Month - 9:15am The Lutheran Magazine Discussion Group

Check out some of the groups who meet or perform in our space: The Bridge, Bridgeport Alliance, The Glint, LGBT Neighbors in Bridgeport, Midwest Books to Prisoners, The Group Project, Windy City Opera, and more!

Did you know, First Trinity is a member of Concordia Cemetery?
If you have news for the benefit of the community, please send it to
5/22 - Trinity Sunday
5/26 - Bridgeport Alliance
5/28 - Ben’s Movie Night
5/28 - Memorial Day Worship at Concordia
5/29 - The Lutheran Magazine Discussion Group
5/30 - Memorial Day
6/4 - Kids Space Prep = Time to Clear Out the Basement
6/19 - Father’s Day
6/25 - Ben’s Movie Night
6/26 - The Lutheran Magazine Discussion Group
6/26 - Toby’s Last Day :(
6/30 - Bridgeport Alliance
7/4 - Independence Day
7/16 - Up cycle
7/25 - TriSox
7/28 - Bridgeport Alliance
7/30 - Ben’s Movie Night

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