Spirit of Worship

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My first position as a Director of Christian Education was in Texas. It was a wonderful church to start my ministry in, but it wasn’t without some challenges. One of the biggest issues we struggled with at that church was worship styles. They had been doing contemporary worship for a while there, but it was […]

Equipped and Ready

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Lots of work goes into a family vacation. We went to the Outer Banks a couple years ago. The planning started at least six months prior to departure. We had to figure out who all from the extended family was going. How many rooms do we need? What houses are available that meet our needs? […]

Preschool Renovation

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We are excited about what God is doing in our Preschool! Throughout the vision process, we heard how people felt the Preschool was a powerful ministry at First Trinity for reaching children and families in our community. We had been praying for God’s direction for the next steps for the school. We thought expansion would […]

A People of Prayer

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We prayerfully understand who God has created us to be and where the Spirit is calling us to make a difference, both individually and corporately. We are a people of prayer. Everything we do is bathed in prayer, including understanding our calling as His people in this world. When the disciples prayed, God spoke and […]

Created for a Purpose

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One of the key learnings from Financial Peace University is that you “spend your monthly income on paper, on purpose, before the month begins.” If your money doesn’t have a purpose, you’re more likely to spend it haphazardly instead of with a goal or destination in mind. Life is that way. If you live life […]

Executive Ministry Team Meeting Highlights for May 13, 2015

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The Executive Ministry Team (EMT) is the team tasked with leading the everyday operations and programs of First Trinity. The EMT is led by Pastor Chuck Whited. Serving on the team are Jason Christ (Director of Attract and Middle School Ministries), Marsha Peth (Director of Care Ministries), Sue Steege (Director of Transformation Ministries), and Tim […]

Honor Your Mother

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Our youngest child has reached a dangerous age. She recently discovered that she is a pretty good climber. It started with a small plastic chair, but has spun out of control to climbing on boxes, the couch, kitchen and dining room chairs, and even onto tables if you don’t stop her. She’s always so proud […]

Middle School Retreat Update: Part 2

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This is the second in a series of three guest posts by Haley, a sixth grade student that went on the Middle School retreat in March. I asked her to share her experience at the retreat. You can read part 1 here. DAY 2: Oh Boy! Day two, well, let’s just say it was very […]