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CHURCH INFORMATION

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor


PASTORAL STAFF Rev. Rochelle Michael, Dir. Ministry and Pastoral Services Rev. Mark Barclay, Assoc. Pastor Rev. Carmin Frederick, Assoc. Pastor Rev. Michael D. Jacobs, Assoc. Pastor Rev. Neichelle Guidry Jones, Assoc. Pastor Rev. Linda Mootry-Dodd, Assoc. Pastor Rev. Barbara A. Heard, Vol. Assoc. Pastor Rev. Clyde White, Vol. Assoc. Pastor EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP Deacon Wilfred Bentley, Exec. Dir. Operations Daryle Brown, Exec. Dir. of Multi-Media Comm. Rev. Dr. Stacey L. Edwards-Dunn, Exec. Min. of Community Engagement and Transformation Ebony Only, Exec. Dir. of Human Resources Rev. Mark A. Smith, Exec. Minister of Stewardship PROGRAM STAFF Bryan Johnson, Dir. Sacred Music Dr. Julia Speller, Dir. Christian Ed. Linda Thomas, Theologian-in-Residence OFFICE OF THE SR. PASTOR Melody Morgan, Exec. Asst. to the Pastor Deacon Karen Cupil, Admin. Asst. Brenda Tillman, Admin. Asst. Rev. Joan Harrell, Dir. of Public Communications Rev. Aaron McLeod, Exec. Dir. of Special Projects

Deacon Shirley Bims-Ellis, Dir. of CFABS Min. Jasmin Taylor, Digi Pastor

Sunday Worship Services 7:14 a.m. & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. (Praise Service begins 15 minutes prior) Youth Church 7:14 a.m., 10:45 a.m. Bible Discovery Hour 9:45 a.m.

Weekly Praise/Prayer Service 11:30 a.m. - Prayer Service 6:00 p.m. - Prayer Service 7:14 p.m. - Wednesday @ The Well Saturday Church School 9:00 a.m. CFABS Bible Study 773-966-1507 For current schedule, Visit www.trinitychicago.org

LIVE Sunday Webcasts 7:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. www.trinitychicago.org Television Broadcast Sundays, 1:30 p.m. (WJYS, Check local listings) Prayer Line: 866-962-5650 Radio Broadcast Sundays, 6:00 p.m. WVON 1690 AM

Church Hours Monday CLOSED Tuesday through Friday 11:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m. Saturdays 9:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. Sundays 6:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.

400 West 95th Street Chicago, Illinois 60628 - 1120 Telephone (773) 962-5650

www.trinitychicago.org

@TrinityChicago

There are different ways of serving, but the same Lord is served. 1 Corinthians 12:5 (TEV)

Table of Contents
Order of Worship (7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m.) ...............................................................................2 Hymns of Praise "O How I Love Jesus" and "All Hail the Pow'r of Jesus' Name" .............................................3 Unison Scripture ..............................................................................................................................................4 Litany for Awareness to End Sex Trafficking ................................................................................................... 5 Sermon Notes/Prayer Concerns ......................................................................................................................6 Lenten Meditation ...........................................................................................................................................7 Fasting for The Lenten Season .........................................................................................................................8 Raise the Roof .................................................................................................................................................9 Party with a Purpose .......................................................................................................................................9 Youth Ministry Training .................................................................................................................................10 Health and Wellness Workshops ...................................................................................................................11 Endeleo..........................................................................................................................................................12 Trinity UCC Women's Conference 2014.........................................................................................................13 Women's Day 2014........................................................................................................................................14 Women's Conference B.Y.O.Bling Night .........................................................................................................14 Freedom School Tennis Outing/Gospel Run ..................................................................................................15 Social Media 101/Family Photos/New U Smoothie Group/Teen and Parent All Call ....................................16 Married Couples Worship Service/Singles Easter Egg Hunt ..........................................................................17 Shepreaches Magazine "Seven Songs and Sermons" ....................................................................................18 Akiba..............................................................................................................................................................19 Calendar ........................................................................................................................................................20 Events ............................................................................................................................................................22 Vacation Bible School ....................................................................................................................................23 (In)Justice For All Film Festival.......................................................................................................................24

Trinity UCC Media and Technology Protocols


Photography and Recording: Still photography, videography and audio recording of our worship services, ministry programs and community services is prohibited on church property, without prior expressed approval from Trinity United Church of Christ. To request permission, contact Rev. Joan Harrell, Director of Public Communications, at 773-962-5650. Media: If visiting in an official media capacity, please be sure to check-in at our reception desk upon arrival. WiFi: Trinity UCC offers Wifi for our members and visitors as a courtesy, so that they may participate in our worship services and ministry. User ID: trinity Password: guest Listening Assistance: As we endeavor to maintain a sacred worship experience, please return listening devices following the Benediction. An Audio Technician is available in the sound room for 15 minutes following each service for the return of your device. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

**Order

of Worship - 7:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Opening Song (7:30 a.m.) .................................................................... Come Thou, Almighty King Choral Introit (11:00 a.m.) ............................................................................... O How I Love Jesus Opening Song (11:00 a.m.) ...............................................................................................Hosanna Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m.) .............................................................................. O How I Love Jesus Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m.) ..................................................... All Hail The Powr Of Jesus Name Unison Scripture ................................................................................................ Luke 19:28-40 (NIV) PLEASE REMAIN STANDING FOR THE READING OF THE WORD Invocation Parish Concerns Visitor Recognition/Passing of the Peace The Pastors Word The Service of Giving Offertory Sentences Tithes/Offerings/Benevolence Imani Village Altar Call ..................................................................................................You Are The Living Word Sermon ..............................................................................................................Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III Hymn of Invitation Benediction ................................................................................................................. Total Praise

Order of Worship - 6:00 p.m.


Opening Song ...................................................................................................................Hosanna Ministry of Music....................................................................................King Jesus Is Ah Listening Sermon ..............................................................................................................Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III Hymn of Invitation The Service of Giving Offertory Sentences Tithes and Offerings Altar Call/Benediction [Once the sermon has begun, parishioners may not enter or re-enter the first floor sanctuary.] **The Order of Worship is subject to change, at the dictation of the Holy Spirit

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Hymns of Praise
7:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

O HOW I LOVE JESUS


Verse 1

ALL HAIL THE POWR OF JESUS NAME


All hail the powr of Jesus name! Let angels prostrate fall, Let angels prostrate fall Bring forth the royal diadem, And crown Him, Crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, And Crown Him Lord of all!

There is a name I love to hear, I love to sing its worth, It sounds like music in my ear, The sweetest name on earth.

Verse 1

O how I love Jesus, O how I love Jesus, O how I love Jesus, Because He first loved me.

It tells me of a Saviors love Who died to set me free, It tells me of His precious blood, The sinners perfect plea. It tells of One whose loving heart, Can feel my deepest woe, Who in each sorrow bears a part, That none can bear below.

Verse 2

Ye chosen seed of Israels race, Ye ransomed from the fall, Ye ransomed from the fall, Hail Him who saves you by His grace, And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, Crown Him, and crown Him Lord of all!

Verse 2

Verse 3

Let evry kindred, evry tribe, On this terrestrial ball, On this terrestrial ball, To Him all majesty ascribe, And crown Him, Crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, and Crown Him Lord of all!

Verse 3

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HYMNS OF PRAISE

Chorus

Unison Scripture
LUKE 19:28-40 (NIV)
After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, 30Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 31If anyone asks you, Why are you untying it? say, The Lord needs it.
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Those who were sent ahead went and found it just as he had told them. 33As they were untying the colt, its owners asked them, Why are you untying the colt? 34They replied, The Lord needs it. 35They brought it to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it. 36As he went along, people spread their cloaks on the road.
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When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen: 38Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest! 39Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, Teacher, rebuke
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your disciples! 40I tell you, he replied, if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.

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Litany for Awareness, Compassion, and to End the Slavery of Sex Trafficking
MINISTER: God of our weary years, God of our silent tears, we gather in this sacred space to give voice to the silent tears and pain of the more 25,000 persons in Chicago and the more than 9.8 million persons globally who have been abducted, enslaved, exploited and forced into the sex trafficking industry in the U.S. and the world. Women and girls often are disproportionately impacted by sex trafficking. These are those whom we often misjudge without knowing the story behind what we see with superficial sight. ALL: Like the blind man in Matthew 9, we believe that You can give us sight, so we cry out Son of David, have mercy on us. Grant us a sight that will allow us to see both spiritual and physical pain of the millions of girls, boys, women, and men who are enslaved by the sex trafficking industry and the children in the U.S. who are at risk of being captives of the sex trafficking industry, an unofficial, but very real form of incarceration. MINISTER: As a people with a history of enslavement, we know what it means to be held captive and treated as less than precious people made in the image of God. Because of Jesus, we were protected and able to endure and resist until freedom came. Lord, because You do not change or lie, we know that You are with the captives of this modern day slavery. ALL: Jesus, we are asking that You be a hedge of protection around our daughters, sons, sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers, and neighbors who are the captives of sex trafficking, until freedom comes. MINISTER: The world of sex and human trafficking is a dangerous space where trickery, drugs, guns, emotional, and physical violence are used as weapons of coercion and control. It generates $32 billion dollars annually in the U.S. and victims are stripped of their Godgiven dignity. We pray for healing and restoration of those who are victims and those who are the perpetrators. ALL: Jesus, we are your disciples. We know that You have not given us a spirit of fear, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline. Open our eyes, ears, and hearts, so that we can hear the silent cries of the captives. Grant us the courage to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind; to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord. Lord, do not let our feet stray from the path of restoration, freedom, and justice for both the victims and the perpetrators. Help us keep fighting, until every captive is set free! Ase. Written by Rev. Dr. Shirley Fleming.
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LITANY FOR AWARENESS TO END SEX TRAFFICKING

Sermon Notes

Prayer Concerns

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Lenten Meditation
GETTING TO THE HEART OF THINGS WHAT DOES FULFILLMENT LOOK LIKE?
What was Jesus looking for on Palm Sunday? His disciples may have had mixed emotions that day, but probably most of them saw it as the time when Jesus power and authority would be recognized and celebrated. We do not know what Jesus planned or wanted, but to be true to his basic nature and mission, he probably hoped that people would finally recognize and accept the truth that he had been teaching. He wanted them to find hope for a new kind of life under Gods loving care and protection. Jesus had lived out a dream, Gods dream for humankind. He moved out of the realm of partiality into the world of fulfillment. He had a vision of What if? and It can happen! Think of the kind of life that would be possible, if we all lived in accord with the Beatitudes! What if meekness, mercy, purity of heart and peacemaking became the rule rather than the exception? Could this day of riding into Jerusalem on a lowly donkey be the dawning of such an era? Over the years we have come to realize that this ideal kind of life has not become the norm of human behavior. We, who have chosen to be Jesus followers, though, must keep his vision ever before us. It is not fulfilled in many areas of our common life, but it can be achieved at least partially in our individual lives. Then, it can spread out to others. Today is a good day to have our own Palm Sunday. Remember that Jesus rode along humbly, not as a conquering hero. We do well to go through the day and life as a whole humbly, but with assurance that we are on the right road. Rejoice in being fully engaged, at work in fulfilling Gods dream for us. If we fulfill Christs dream to the best of our ability, we can truly celebrate. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. (Matthew 5:8)
LENTEN MEDITATION

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Fasting
Fasting for the Lenten Season
This year, our church-wide theme Loving God. Living Green. Liberating All. calls us to a closer relationship with God, and to the stewardship of Gods creation, as a path to liberation. During this Lenten season, we are called to a church-wide fast. Fasting is a spiritual discipline designed to deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ. We do not fast to lose weight; we fast to be empowered by Jesus Christ. In 2014, God will reveal Gods purpose and plan in your life if you dare fast, pray, study and learn the power of quiet time. Jesus had to steal away from the crowd and spend time with his Father in the mountains, to pray, study, reflect, meditate and center his spirit. If fasting and prayer were the disciplines of Jesus, should not this be followed by us? Join with us this season and witness a breakthrough as we fast, pray, study, reflect, meditate and learn the power of quiet time. Question: I have never fasted before? Answer: Consult your doctor first!* Fasting is not the removal of all food from your diet. Fasting is learning to discipline your mind, body and spirit to remove something you know hinders your ability to function at your highest capacity, from your life or diet. Question: Is fasting biblical? Answer: Fasting is biblical. Throughout the Old and New Testaments, fasting was used by the people of God to prepare for a spiritual challenge, hear Gods voice before making a major decision, and for removing destructive forces in your life. Fast #1 - Fasting to confront destructive forces March 5 March 11 Eat all your meals before 6:00 p.m. March 12 March 18 Eat only two meals before 6:00 p.m. March 19 March 25 - Eat only one meal a day before 6:00 p.m. March 26 April 1 Drink only juices, water and/or tea April 2 April 8 Eat only fruits and vegetables before 6:00 p.m. April 9 April 20 Slowly begin to add meat to your diet Fast #2 The Daniel Fast (Taken from the book of Daniel). When Daniel was captured by the Babylonians, he asked of the Babylonians if he, along with Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, could fast eating only fruits and vegetables so they would be prepared to confront the Babylonian king. March 5 March 11 Eat all meals before 6:00 p.m. March 12 March 18 Eat only two meals a day before 6:00 p.m. March 19 March 25 Eat only fruits and vegetables before 6:00 p.m. March 26 April 1 Eat one meal a day before 6:00 p.m., meat may be added. April 2 April 8 Eat two meals a day before 6:00 p.m., meat may be added April 9 April 20 Eat three meals a day before 6:00 p.m. Fast #3 - Removing certain foods or items from your diet or life. One type of fasting is to remove certain foods from your diet, such as fried foods, sweets, sodas or refined sugar and/or flour. *Please seek the advice of your primary care provider/doctor before beginning a fast that involves restricting food/calories and/or medication. Your doctor can help you design a fasting plan that protects your health and wellbeing. This is extremely important if you are pregnant or have a medical condition. Medical condition examples include, but are not limited to those who have a chronic disease such as diabetes, HIV/AIDS, hypertension, heart disease, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, recent surgery, etc.

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Raise the Roof


Then I said to them, You see the trouble we are in: Jerusalem lies in ruins, and its gates have been burned with fire. Come, let us rebuild the wall of Jerusalem, and we will no longer be in disgrace. . . . They replied, Let us start rebuilding. So they began this good work. Nehemiah 2:17-18 NIV

As of April 8th, 1,125 members/families have made pledges to our Raise the Roof campaign. Those pledges now total $4,407,579. Currently, over half of our members who opted-in to the Raise the Roof Campaign have actually pledged to the campaign. If you have not yet pledged, please make every effort to do so by Easter Sunday, April 20th. Once our pledge commitments reach our goal, we can begin to solidify our plans for the actual project improvements. Your help is critical. If you have already pledged, it is important that you now begin to meet your pledge commitments. Weve asked for pledges over five years; and some have made their pledges due in 3, and even 2 years. Actual projects can be planned, but not started without those actual contributions being received. The good news is that we have already received a good percentage of our pledges. As we move into the Holy Week observance of the death, burial, and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, we thank you for your interest in and commitment to our Raise the Roof Campaign. Together, we will equip Trinity UCC to be everything God has meant it to be, now, and in the future. Stay informed. Visit.

Friday, May 30, 2014 Coming soon... Party with a Purpose


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RAISE THE ROOF

Announcements
Trinity United Church of Christ 2014 YOUTH MINISTRY TRAINING INFORMATION
In an effort to provide a safe environment for our youth and in compliance with our insurance company, all Trinity UCC volunteers and employees (21 years of age and older) must complete the YOUTH MINISTRY TRAINING in order to participate in youth activities or work with the youth of Trinity in any capacity.

The next YOUTH MINISTRY TRAINING session will be held:

REGISTRATION FEE: $ 20.00 (Includes Continental breakfast and lunch) You MUST bring the following to the training session:
Valid drivers license or state ID Addresses and phone numbers of 3 references (1 relative and 2 unrelated persons)

SATURDAY, April 26, 2014 8:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m. ATRIUM

REGISTRATION DATES: April 6, 13, and 20, following all worship services, Atrium. (Note: On Easter Sunday, April 20, following the 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. services only) Or, register online at TrinityChicago. net. If you have already completed a portion of the training, please review the schedule below and plan to arrive at the appropriate time. April 26th TRAINING SCHEDULE Phase 1 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Check-in/Continental Breakfast 9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Prayer/Opening Session 9:15 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Workshop #1 Ministry in an Age of Hip Hop 10:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Workshop #2 Relevant Communication 11:50 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Workshop #3 Preventing Burnout Phase 2 1:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Complete Screening and Reference Forms 2:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Child, Youth, and Worker Protection Policy 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop #4 Boundaries

3:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks/Prayer

NEXT TRAINING DATES: August 9, October 11, 2014 For information, contact Rev. Michael D. Jacobs, 773-966-1541or MDJacobs@trinitychicago.org

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Announcements
Free Nutritional Counseling Workshops and Healthy Walking Group!
The Health and Wellness Collaborative of TCA Health, Inc. and Healthy Washington Heights has partnered with Trinity United Church of Christ to offer FREE nutrition education workshops and walking groups to our 5-star team and our congregation. These health and wellness opportunities intended to empower you to change your eating habits and improve your overall health will kick-off on Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 1:30 3:30 in Fellowship Hall.

Activities include:

Nutrition workshops will:


Empower you to adopt healthier eating habits Teach you how to cook a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in a satisfying way Provide information about different nutrients, vitamins, minerals and macronutrients Make you eligible for a chance to win a NutriBullet, FitBit or Personal Training

What do we need from you to sign up by April 14, 2014?


Your name, zip code, email address or telephone number Your commitment for the 12-week program, beginning Thursday, April 17, 2014 Your availability to attend nutrition workshops on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. at 400 W. 95th Street

INTERESTED IN SIGNING UP OR QUESTIONS? Send an email to edonly@trinitychicago.org


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Comprehensive nutrition education Cooking demonstrations Body composition assessment Individualized meal planning 1-on-1 nutrition counseling Group nutrition education Weight loss counseling Walking 30 minutes, 3 days per week, using the park issued pedometer at Robichaux Park, M-F 10-2

Announcements

WHAT IS THE ENDELEO INSTITUTE? Endeleo is a Swahili term for progress, growth, and development Birthed from Trinity United Church of Christ, The Endeleo Institute is comprised of three existing corporations: Trinity Higher Education Corporation (THEC), Amani-Trinity Health, and Trinity Community Development Corporation. Now under the umbrella of Endeleo, the mission is to integrate all three corporations into one cohesive organization, with the capacity to serve the wider community with greater impact. Were here for you; please contact our Trinity UCC Village Center office at 773-966-1590.

THE ENDELEO INSTITUTE


EDUCATION
College and Career Readiness Program ACT Test Prep HBCU Bus Tour For information: Stephanie Grayson 773-966-1582 segrayson@trinitychicago.org

HEALTH
Synergy Family Resource and Support Center Caregiver Programs In-Home Counseling For information: Etta McGregor-Jones 773-966-1585 emjones@trinitychicago.org

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Renovate Woodson Library Project 95th Street Corridor Student Investment Program For information: Melvin Thompson 773-966-1590

mrthompson@trinitychicago.org

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Announcements

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements
WOMENS CONFERENCE

B.Y.O.BLING NIGHT! Friday, May 2, 2014 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Atrium
Its time for (RE)purpose! Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship as we bling out our denim in preparation for our upcoming Womens Conference! Women are asked to bring their jeans/denim attire to be re-created into GEM Jeans! Also, if you have any pairs of jeans, skirts, shirts, etc., that you would like to donate to another sister, please bring them with you! Each lady is asked to bring stones, glue, clothing paint. You can find these items at any craft store, such as Michaels and Hobby Lobby.

2014 WOMENS DAY Sunday, May 18, 2014 All worship services

Guest Preachers
7:30 a.m.

Rev. Sheleta Fomby


Reid Temple AME Church Glenn Dale, Maryland

and
11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Rev. Courtney Clayton Jenkins


Pastor and Teacher Euclid Avenue Congregational Church Cleveland, Ohio

*Ladies are encouraged to wear white

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Announcements
THE TRINITY UCC FREEDOM SCHOOL NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT!

Trinity UCC Freedom School Tennis Tournament And Clinic Benefit


Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21, 2014 Cost: $50 per person
We invite you to participate in the Inaugural Tennis benefit for Trinity UCC Freedom School all proceeds will benefit the school. To register and for additional information, stop by the Freedom School Tennis table following worship services, or contact Rev. Aaron McLeod, 312-725-9974 or ajmcleod@trinitychicago.org.

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Saturday, June 21, 2014 8:00 a.m. Step-off Jackson Park (63rd and Lake Shore Drive)
JOIN TEAM TRINITY! Adult registration: $35.00 per adult Childrens registration (Kids Walk/Run): $10.00 per child Register online at www.trinitychicago.org $10 of the adult registration and $3 of the youth registration goes directly to the Trinity UCC Freedom School!
Event includes: Chip-timed race 5K walk Participant official race t-shirt USATF-Certified The Chicago Gospel Run 5k is based in the community, for the community, and held on the south side of Chicago. The course includes gospel music at the start and finish lines, and on the course, to keep runners/ walkers inspired every step of the way! Best of all - For information, stop by the Gospel Run table following worship services or contact Rev. Aaron McLeod, 312-725-9974 or ajmcleod@trinitychicago.org.

CHICAGO GOSPEL RUN 5K

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements
Trinity UCC Digi Pastor, in partnership with the IT Ministry, presents

ITS FAMILY PHOTOS TIME! SAVE THE DATES!

SOCIAL MEDIA 101


Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Atrium
During this session, you will learn: what social media is and why we use it how to set up a Facebook and Twitter Page how to use social media pages to communicate with your family and friends how to set privacy settings how to download and use our Trinity UCC Mobile App For this session, if you already have accounts, make sure you know your user names and passwords. Bring your personal computers and mobile devices for set-up assistance. To register online, visit http:// bit.ly/1dJ59H2. For information, e-mail Min. Jasmin Taylor, onlinepastor@trinitychicago.org.

Sundays, May 4th and May 11th Following the 7:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Worship Services

Pay in full prior to the Family Photos event dates and receive a FREE 5 x 7, 2 packages available! Stop by the Akiba Bookstore today

Pre-Sale Special!

CALLING ALL TEENS AND PARENTS OF TEENS


(8th Grade High School Seniors)

SMOOTHIES MAKE SMILES!! THE NEW U SMOOTHIE GROUP IS BACK! We have had a BRUTAL winter this year; however, the New U Smoothie Group is back! Stop by the Atrium following worship services today and get a smoothie and a smile!

Please join Rev. Carmin Frederick in the choir stand on Sunday, April 27, following all worship services. A brief online survey will be available for you to complete, starting next week. We need your feedback. Thank you, in advance, for your participation.

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Announcements
ARE YOU A COUPLE MARRIED FOR 40 YEARS OR MORE?
The Married Couples Ministry extends a special invitation to you to participate in our annual

THE SINGLES COMMUNITY MINISTRY AND ROBICHAUX PARK Invite you to an

L.O.V.E. (Living Our Vows Every Day) Worship Service

EASTER EGG HUNT!


Saturday, April 19, 2014 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

SUSTAINABLE MARRIAGES Friday, June 20, 2014 7:00 p.m.


We want to hear from couples who have been married 40-plus years. You have a great gift to share with younger, less experienced married couples the gift of wisdom! We invite you to give us a short statement, sharing an experience or a quote that has kept you and your spouse together. Please respond to one of the questions below: How do you resolve conflicts? Beside prayer, what factors kept you together these 40-plus years? What are your favorite date night activities? What were/are your child-rearing strategies?

Robichaux Park
(behind the church parking lot) Fun for children ages 3-12 years old Enjoy food, games and fellowship!
Parents are asked to donate one bag of candy, please! Candy and prize donations needed from the congregation Bring unopened, wrapped bags of candy and Easter baskets to be used as prizes for games, to the Mailroom by Tuesday, April 15
ANNOUNCEMENTS

93rd and Eggleston

As in the past, we ask that you submit a photo of you and your spouse to be displayed during the week of the L.O.V.E. worship service. Please leave your photo in the mailroom, Attention: Married Couples Ministry; provide your contact information for the photo to be returned. For information, email us at marriedcouples@ trinitychicago.org.

For information, email the Singles Ministry, singles@trinitychicago.org

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Announcements
SAVE THE DATE!
QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE CONGREGATION
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 7:00 p.m. Sanctuary Financial Reports Session 6:00 p.m. Wright Chapel

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Baptism, Baby Dedication, Right Hand of Fellowship, and more available online at http://trinityucc.zenfolio.com!

Pre-Order Your Holy Week Package!


CD/DVD SETS
$50.00 CD $65.00 DVD
Includes Palm Sunday, Wednesday@the Well, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday (7 Last Words The Bishops) and Easter Sunday (7:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.)

Rev. Dr. Eugene Gibson, author of Courage Under Fire and our own, Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, author of The Gospel According to The Wiz and Other Sermons from Cinema

with new releases from

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Drug & Alcohol Recovery Revival Book Signing Friday, April 25, 2014

Calendar
HIGHLIGHTS
4/13 4/13 4/17 Palm Sunday Bible School Easter Program Maundy Thursday 4/18 4/20 4/25 Good Friday Easter Sunday Drug and Alcohol Recovery Worship Service

7:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Palm Sunday Worship Service - SA Bible Discovery Hour - WC Palm Sunday Worship Service - SA Conrmation Class 120 Member in Discernment 203 Freedom School Benet Meeting - 116 Easter Program - SA Palm Sunday Worship Service SA Healing Ministry - WC

400 W. 95th Street

TODAY 4/13

WEDNESDAY 4/16
11:30 a.m. 5:00 PM 5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Prayer Service - WC Social Media 101 Team Training - 102 Praise Team Rehearsal - FH Wednesday at the Well SA Ministers in Training - SA

400 W. 95th Street

THURSDAY 4/17
1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Active Seniors Book Club - 202 Nutrition Workshop Kickoff - FH Piloxing - FH Christian Martial Arts - A Child Care Toast Masters Classes - 202 Mens Fellowship - 203 Maundy Thursday Service - SA

400 W. 95th Street

MONDAY 4/14
400 W. 95th Street
CHURCH CLOSED

11:00 AM 6:30 PM 6:30 PM 7:00 PM

TUCC Village Center - 1947 West 95th Street


Imani Village - W305 Mens Fellowship - W305 Mother/Daughter Rehearsal Room - W301 Adult Ushers - W307

TUESDAY 4/15
6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Boot Camp - A Justice Watch Team - 203 Womens Chorus Rehearsal - SA Sisterhood FH Tangeni Business Meeting - 120 All Worship and Arts Rehearsal - A Healing Ministry - 202 Immabasi: Mental Health Support Group - 102 Sanctuary Choir: Steering Committee - BR Singles Community: Planning Meeting WC Womens Chorus Concert Committee - 203 Mens Chorus Rehearsal - SA

400 W. 95th Street

11:00 a.m. Seniors Bible Class - WC Free N One - 202 12:00 p.m. Seven Last Words - SA 6:00 p.m. 20 Something Leadership Meeting - 203 6:30 p.m. Hurston Hughes Writers 207 Restart for Health - FH 7:00 p.m. 20 Something Ministry Meeting 203 All Worship and Arts Rehearsal - SA Drug and Alcohol Recovery Ministry Meeting - WC Healing Ministry - 202

400 W. 95th Street

FRIDAY 4/18

SATURDAY 4/19
7:00 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Food Share Distribution - FH TUCC Board of Directors - BR Yoga - NII Zumba - A Saturday Bible School: 1st/2nd Grade - 116 Saturday Bible School: 3rd/4th grade - 202 Saturday Bible School: 5th/6th grade- 203

8:15 p.m.

400 W. 95th Street

10:00 a.m. Big Mamas House: Quilting Class Room - W301 7:00 p.m. Career Development - W305

TUCC Village Center - 1947 West 95th Street

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Calendar
SATURDAY 4/19 (cont.)
400 W. 95th Street
9:00 a.m. Saturday Bible School: Adults - WC Saturday Bible School: Conrmation Class - FH Saturday Bible School: PreK/Kindergarten - 120 Saturday Bible School: Teens - 207 Imani/LWFC Rehearsal - WC Math Tutorial - 202 All Worship and Arts Placement Rehearsal - SA Big Mamas House Food Demonstration - FH Can-Cer-Vive 116 Caregivers (Loved Ones) 102 Family Caregivers Support Group A Math Tutorial - 203 African Diaspora JWT Human Rights Movement Meeting - 120 Wedding Seminar - 207 LWCF/Imani Ya Watume - 207 Walaika Rehearsal - WC Christian Education - BR Drill Team - FH Big Mamas House Room 202 Voices of Trinity Rehearsal - WC Lupus Support - 120 Womens Guild - 203 Pre-Marital Counseling: Session II - 202 Adult Usher Ministry - FH Baby Dedication Ceremony - SA

ITS SCHOLARSHIP TIME! SCHOLARSHIP AND GRADUATE RECOGNITION SUNDAY

10:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

June 8, 2014
Stop by the Scholarship Committee table in the Atrium Palm Sunday, April 13; April 27, May 4, and May 11
Following all worship services
The Scholarship Committee will be available to assist students and families with questions and information on scholarship packets. In addition, scholarship information and applications are available on our website, trinitychicago.org. The deadline to submit scholarship applications is Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. All completed scholarships delivered to the church mailroom by the time stated and addressed to the Scholarship Committee will be considered.

12:00 PM 12:15 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m. Big Mamas House: Sewing Class - W302 11:30 a.m. The Next Movement - W305 12:00 p.m. Drug & Alcohol Recovery Planning Committee - W301

TUCC Village Center - 1947 West 95th Street

Graduate Recognition
Graduates of all grades are encouraged to complete a Graduate Recognition form and deliver it to the mailroom by Sunday, May 11, 2014 to be recognized on Scholarship and Graduate Recognition Sunday. For information, contact Mrs. Barbara Dorham, 773-962-5650 or email bjdorham@ trinitychicago.org.

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CALENDAR

Events
CHURCH-WIDE EVENTS
BLAINE DENYE LIBRARY Ministry partners invite you to visit our library and explore the volumes on Bible study, African American history and culture, The theme for the month April is Journey to Resurrection: Never Said A Mumblin Word, by Mark Bozzuti-Jones; Echos From Calvary, edited by Richard Young; The Passion of the Lord, by James Noel, Listening at Golgotha, by Peter Storey, He Chose The Nails, by Max Lucado The library is located on the 2nd floor, Our NEW Library hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. DIVINE IMAGINATION CALL Join Pastor Moss for his monthly Divine Imagination telephone message, 11:55 a.m., Thursdays, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13, and December 11, 2014, Dial 218-844-0860 and enter passcode 206047; press the # key NEW MEMBER CLASS Adult sessions 1 and 2, Saturday, May 3, Registration, 8:00 a.m., Class, 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Children ages 12 and under, 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. (Must be accompanied by parent or guardian); Receive Right Hand of Fellowship, Sunday, May 4, 4:45 p.m., Please remember to bring your Bible, RSVP, Call Membership/Ministry Services, 773-962-5650 WOMENS CONFERENCE AD BOOK drive, through Sunday, April 13, For information, stop by the Womens Conference table, Atrium, following worship services, or email womensretreat@ trinitychicago.org

MINISTRY EVENTS
EMMAUS ROAD GRIEF WORK Ministry, Thursday, April 24, 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m., Wright Chapel, This months topic, Coping With Hope, Information, Contact Deacon Dr. Herbert Goodman, Jr., 773966-1500 Mailbox 2320 or email Emmaus@ trinitychicago.org GREETERS MINISTRY seeks new members, with a special need for people willing to greet at the 6:00 p.m. worship service, New Greeter Orientation, Thursday, April 24, 6:30 p.m., Room 116, Information, Call 773-966-1500 Mailbox 2324 IMMABASI HEALTH AND WELLNESS Are you caring for someone with dementia? Trinity UCC and the University of Illinois have partnered to provide a 4-week education and support program to caregivers who are caring for family members with dementia, Caregivers will review critical issues related to dementia, including nutrition, safety, and planning for end of life decisions, Information, Call 773-966-1500 Mailbox 2332 or email Immabasi@ trinitychicago.org

COMMUNITY EVENTS
2014 AT&T/MA BELL Reunion, TR2 Committee presents An Evening of Legends, a scholarship fundraising event, Saturday, April 26, 5:00 p.m., Marriott-Schaumburg, 50 N. Martingale Rd., Tickets, visit attmabellreunion.webs.com or call 206-2797987 2014 JOB FAIR Friday, May 2, 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m., hosted by Ald. William Burns, 4314 S. Cottage Grove, Business attire required, Resume required for entry, AND Job preparation workshops, Saturday, April 26,

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Events
5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m., Hales Franciscan High School, 4930 S. Cottage Grove, and Wednesday, April 30, 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m., Mid South workNet Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove, Information, Call SPRING GALA CONCERT Chicago State University Community Concert and Jazz Bands, Monday, April 21, 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m., CSU Breakey Theater, Douglas Bldg., 9501 S. King Dr., directed by Roxanne Stevenson, Free admission

CHICAGO MASS CHOIR 15th Annual Spring Concert and Recording, Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:00 p.m., WESLEY UNITED METHODIST Church 3rd Annual Sweet Holy Spirit Church, 8621 S. South Chicago, For Jazz Luncheon, Jazzin for Christ, Saturday, April tickets, Call Deanna Walcott, 773-573-7011 26, 12:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m., Georgios of Orland Park, 8800 W. 159th St., Orland Park, IL, featuring classic HOWARD UNIVERSITY ALUMNI CLUB of Chicago and contemporary jazz, Gospel favorites, Special hosts its first golf outing and tournament, Tuesday, guest, Masque, Tickets, Call 773-821-6240 or email June 3, Ruffled Feathers, 1 Pete Dye, Lemont, IL, Wesley_chicago@comcast.net Information, visit www.golfwithhuacc.com or email huaccbison@gmail.com PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE JOB FAIR Wednesday, April 16, 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m., 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, IL, Accepting employer reservations, Free and open to public, business attire required, bring plenty of resumes, pre-register at www.prairiestate. edu/jobfair, Information, Call 708-709-3755 or email careerdevelopment@prairiestate.edu REV. CLAY EVANS Dr. Lou Della Evans-Reid, and the Traditional Gospel Choir Live CD and video recording, Sunday, April 27, 5:00 p.m., Fellowship M.B. Church, 45th Pl. and Princeton Ave. SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH Maywood, Mens Day 2014, Friday, April 25, 7:00 p.m., 436 S. 13th Ave., Maywood, IL, Honoring Rev. Dr. Wallace W. Sykes, Maywoods oldest pastor, Information, Call 708-3430073 SHRED-A-THON Saturday, April 26, 12:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m., Lake Meadows Shopping Center, 3357 S. King Dr., Information Call 773-536-8103

Registration begins in May for the 2014 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL PRAISE BREAK: CELEBRATING THE WORKS OF GOD Tuesday, June 24 Friday, June 27, 2014 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. For ages 4 18 years $25.00 per student (includes materials, lunch and snack)

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EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE!

Trinity United Church of Christ - Prison Ministry

Illuminating the causes and impacts of Americas mass incarceration epidemic, and potential solutions.
Join us for a series of films that will inspire, inform and motivate you to take action against a system that has created an incredible humanitarian crises before our very eyes.

April 24th - May 3rd


Tulia Texas

Serving Life

Thursday, April 24th - 6pm-9pm Trinity United Church of Christ 400 W. 95th Street, Chicago Festival Opening Reception

Sunday, April 27th - 2:30-5:30pm University of Chicago Harper Memorial Library-1st Flr 1116 E 59th St., Chicago

Friday, May 2nd


6pm-9pm Kennedy-King College 6301 South Halsted St., Chi.

The House I Live In

Americas Longest War

Friday, April 25th - 2pm-4pm Roosevelt University 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

Cracking the Codes

Girl Rising

Monday, April 28th - 6pm-9pm Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation 5114 S. Elizabeth St., Chicago

Code of the West

6pm-9pm Workers Center for Racial Justice 500 E. 61st Street, Chicago

Friday, April 25th - 6pm-9pm Beverly Arts Center 2407 W. 111th St. Chicago

Positive Women: Exposing Injustice

A Healing River

Mars at Sunrise

Saturday, April 26th - 3pm Siskel Film Theater* 164 N. State St., Chicago

Tuesday, April 29th - 6pm-9pm Kenwood United Church of Christ 4608 S. Greenwood Ave., Chicago

6:30pm-8:30pm Faith Community of St. Sabina 1210 W. 78th Pl., Chicago

Legal Fix-Portugal and

The New Black

Saturday, April 26th - 5pm-8pm Chicago Theological Seminary 1407 E 60th St., Chicago

Wednesday, April 30th - 8pm Siskel Film Theater* 164 N. State St., Chicago

Mars at Sunrise

Closing Cermony/Awards Saturday, May 3rd - 5pm-8pm Trinity United Church of Christ 400 W. 95th Street, Chicago

*Film showing in conjunction with Chicago Palestine Film Festival

To RSVP and for more information go to www.injusticeforallFF.com

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Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., Pastor Emeritus 400 West 95th Street Chicago, Illinois 60628 - 1120 Telephone (773) 962-5650 www.trinitychicago.org Lifting Up Christ, Engaging the Community, and Celebrating our Culture

HOLY LENTEN SEASON


TODAY, Sunday, April 13 All Services Thursday, April 17 7:00 p.m.

Palm Sunday

Maundy Thursday

7 Last Words/Good Friday Worship


"The Bishops"

Friday, April 18 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Bishop J. Delano Ellis II Bishop Samuel L. Green, Jr., Bishop Othal H. Lakey Bishop Vashti McKenzie Bishop Dennis V. Proctor Bishop Joseph W. Walker III Bishop J. Douglas Wiley

Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 20 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.

Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. | 7:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III | 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Bishop Vashti McKenzie | 6:00 p.m.