Posts by Jason Christ

Festival of Hymns

Sing a new song to the Lord! Join us in-person or online for the Canticum Novum Festival of Hymns as we rededicate our Schlicker Pipe Organ after several years of waiting because of the pandemic. The service features a large choir, guest organist Jacob Weber, and a series of readings and reflections. Service starts at 7 p.m. and will last about an hour and a half.

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 As you may recall, we voted on changing our constitution to allow for…
Spaghetti with meatballs

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…

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…

Congregational Meeting – July 11, 2020

We are holding a congregational meeting on July 11 at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary. In addition to some normal business like reporting on ministry, finances, and ongoing projects, we will also be voting to form a call committee for the position of Associate Pastor as part of Vicar Jason’s seminary training. We will be using the following procedures for the meeting: Please enter through Door 1 (the main drive-up entrance). Bring a mask with you. If you don’t have…

Need a Face Mask?

Due to the large volume of requests for face masks, we are unable to take additional requests at this time.

March 24, 2020 Coronavirus Update

I hope you are all doing well! In what seems like the “new normal”, a lot has changed in the last 4 days since our previous update. I imagine you’ve experienced this as well. The big news was that Governor Cuomo issued an executive order closing all non-essential businesses and instituting a 100% work from home mandate. The Executive Ministry Team met Saturday Morning to plan for this new order that went into effect Sunday Evening. As a result of…

March 20, 2020 Update

We sent an update to our weekly eNews service. Click the link to read the full update on our eNews archive. We also hosted a video chat with Pastor Chuck and Vicar Jason: We plan to host worship online as scheduled this Sunday. We will be live on YouTube at 8:45 a.m. for Traditional and 11:15 a.m. for Contemporary.

March 17, 2020 Update

See below for the email we sent to people in our database. If you are part of our community and didn’t receive the email, you can call the main office to get added to the ongoing updates list. Dear First Trinity Friends, What a crazy week it has been! I’m in lots of online communities with church leaders all around the country who have been figuring out how best to respond to the recent coronavirus outbreak. Last week we shared…