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Special Congregational Meeting – February 14, 2021

February 14, 2021 at 9:55 a.m. Members should have received an email on Wednesday, February 3 about this meeting. There are 2 pieces of business that need to be voted on: a motion to postpone/move the District and National Conventions by a year due to covid, and the changing of our constitution. if you did not receive the email, please contact the church office (835-2220 or office@firsttrinity.com) As you may recall, we voted on changing our constitution to allow for…
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Free Dinners for Ash Wednesday – February 17, 2021

The Ash Wednesday FREE Dinner Continues! The Mattheus Family will be cooking spaghetti, garlic bread, meatballs and salad for take out between the hours of 4-6 p.m. on February 17! This meal is provided free of charge. We ask that you sign up ahead of time so food purchases can be planned accordingly. If you decide at the last minute that you’d like a dinner, please come anyway. We will have some extras available. For pick-up, pull through the drive-up…

Memorial Service for Jan Derk

Janet E. Sears Derk went to her heavenly rest on December 9, 2020.   A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, December 19, 2020, 11:00 a.m. at First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, NY 14150. Covid precautions will be observed.  Let’s join together in praying for Don, their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all who loved Jan as they grieve their loss and celebrate the gift of eternal life that is hers through Christ.

Memorial Service for Thea Streufert – November 24, 2020

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.  Psalm 116:15 Thea A. Streufert, beloved wife of the late Rev. Carl A. Streufert; loving mother of Sara Streufert Steinbauer, Frank (Randi) Streufert, Randall (Rika Moore) Streufert and Thomas (Pamela) Streufert, went to her heavenly rest on September 19. 2020. Let’s join together in praying for Thea’s family and all who loved Thea as they grieve their loss and celebrate the gift of eternal life that is…

Congregational Meeting – September 19, 2020

We will gather in the sanctuary on Saturday, September 19 at 10 a.m. for our regularly scheduled congregational meeting. In addition to our normal business of electing officers for the Ministry Council and approving an operating budget, we will be voting to approve changes to our Constitution and ByLaws. We need a quorum of at least 50 people to approve the changes. We will be using our standard Health and Safety protocols for this meeting. If possible, please plan to…

Parking Lot Worship – September 2, 2020

SEPTEMBER 2 UPDATE: Weather is looking good, but if we need to, we will move inside. You can download a copy of the service below. Let’s end our summer outdoor worship series with a bang! Join us for the last service of the season in the Preschool playground parking lot on September 2 at 7 p.m. in the great outdoors—weather permitting of course! We can’t end with a bang if we didn’t do something different… So let’s celebrate! Starting at…

Funeral Service for Major Thomas R. Syers

Major Thomas R. Syers went to his heavenly rest on July 30, 2020. Let’s join together in praying for Sue and Chris Bish, his family and all who love Thomas as they grieve their loss and celebrate the gift of eternal life that is his through Christ. The funeral will be streamed on our YouTube Channel or in the embedded video below. Service starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 27. See below for the obituary from the Buffalo News.…

Parking Lot Worship – August 5, 2020

Join us for worship in the Preschool playground parking lot on August 5 at 7 p.m. in the great outdoors—weather permitting of course! A few things you should know about worship in the parking lot: We’ll do some singing together. Bring a lawn chair to sit on. We sit 12′ feet apart, so masks are not required during the service. We’ll pray for your prayer requests out loud during the service. You can submit requests online for inclusion in the…