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CHURCH INFORMATION

PASTORAL/PROGRAM STAFF
Rev. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor
Rev. Dr. Stacey Edwards-Dunn, Executive Minister
Rev. Barbara A. Heard, Associate Pastor
Rev. Rochelle Michael, Associate Pastor
Rev. Linda Mootry-Dodd, Associate Pastor
Rev. Tiffany Trent, Associate Pastor
Rev. Ramah E. Wright, Associate Pastor
Dr. Julia Speller, Director, Christian Education
Rev. Michael D. Jacobs, Minister to Youth and Children
Deacon Shirley Bims-Ellis, Director, Center for African Biblical Studies
Daryl J. Walker, Minister of Worship and Arts
Bryan Johnson, Executive Director of Sacred Music
Melody B. Morgan, Administrative Assistant

CFABS Bible Study


773-966-1507
For current schedule,
check www.trinitychicago.org Radio Broadcast
Sundays • 6:00 p.m.
Bible Discovery Hour (WVON 1690 AM)
Sundays, 9:45 a.m.
Church School
Philadelphia, PA
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Sunday Youth Church Sundays – Fridays
7:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m.
6:30 a.m. EST
Sunday Worship Service
Webcasts (WURD 900 AM)
7:30 & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.
(Praise Service begins 15 minutes LIVE Sundays
7:30 & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. Weekly Praise/Prayer Service
prior)
Website • www.trinitychicago.org Sundays
7:14 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Television Broadcast Wednesdays • 11:30 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
Sundays • 1:30 p.m.
(WJYS, Check Local Listings)
Prayer Line 866-962-5650

Reception Desk Hours


Church Office Hours
Monday through Thursday
Monday through Thursday Synergy Counseling Center
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 1947 West 95th Street
Friday • 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fridays • 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 773-966-1592
Saturdays • 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays • 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sundays • 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

“There are different ways of serving, but the same Lord is served.”
1 Corinthians 12:5 (TEV)
Table of Contents
Order of Worship .............................................................................................................................................2

Hymn of Praise ((7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.) “Glory, Glory, Hallelujah" .................................................................3

Unison Scriptures (7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.) .......................................................................................................4

Guest Minister Bio: Rev. Courtney Clayton Jenkins .........................................................................................5

Sermon Notes / Prayer Concerns ....................................................................................................................6

Calendar ..........................................................................................................................................................7

Announcements ..............................................................................................................................................9

Empowering Voices ...............................................................................................................................12

Celebrang 50 Years ..............................................................................................................................13

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Arsts-In-Residence "Making Art Accessible"/Dancing with the Pastors ..............................................14

American Roots Music / Alabama Relief Kits.........................................................................................15

Service and Support Groups ..........................................................................................................................16

2011 Memory Verses............................................................................................................ Inside Back Cover

Akiba Bookstore .............................................................................................................................. Back Cover

Audio Devices:
In an effort to keep the worship experience sacred, please return all listening devices immediately follow-
ing the benedicon. An audio technician is available in the sound room 15 minutes aer each service for
return of your device.
Thank you for your cooperaon!

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Order of Worship
Choral Introit (7:30 a.m.) ............................................................................ “Let Everything That Hath Breath”
Choral Introit (11:00 a.m.) ..................................................................................................“All People of God”
Opening Song (11:00 a.m.) .............................................................................. “We’ve Come To Have Church”
Opening Song (6:00 p.m.)................................................................................................... “Yes, I Know Jesus”
Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.) .....................................................................“Glory, Glory, Hallelujah”
Unison Scripture (7:30 a.m.) ............................................................................................. Luke 13:10-17 (NIV)
Unison Scripture (11:00 a.m.) .......................................................................Jeremiah 9:17-21 (The Message)

PLEASE REMAIN STANDING FOR THE READING OF THE WORD

Invocaon
Ministry of Music (6:00 p.m.) ...................................................................................................... “Done Made My Vow”
Parish Concerns
Baby Dedicaon
Visitor Recognion
Passing of the Peace
The Pastor’s Word
The Service of Giving
Offertory Sentences
Tithes and Offerings
Scholarship
Altar Call (7:30 a.m.) ............................................................................................................. “He Touched Me”
Altar Call (11:00 a.m.) ............................................................................................................ “I Love The Lord”
Sermon (7:30 a.m.) .................................................................................................... “The Weight of Waing”
Sermon (11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.).........................................................................Rev. Courtney Clayton Jenkins
Hymn of Invitaon (7:30 a.m.) ......................................................................................"I Choose To Worship"
Hymn of Invitaon (11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.) ..................................................................... "I Give Myself Away"
Benedicon (11:00 a.m.) ........................................................................................................... "I’m Available”

[Once the sermon has begun, parishioners may not enter or re-enter the first floor sanctuary.]

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Hymn of Praise
7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. About today's Hymn...

GLORY, GLORY, HALLELUJAH Glory, Glory, Hallelujah, is a Negro spiritual


whose lyrics, according to music historians, were
Verse 1 passed down orally, from person to person, in the
Glory, glory, hallelujah! tradion of African slave ancestors, both during
Since I laid my burdens down. slavery and following the American Civil War.
Glory, glory, hallelujah! Researcher and soprano, Randye Jones, during his
Since I laid my burdens down. lecture and recital entled “The Gospel Truth About
The Negro Spiritual”, wrote: “There is a record of
Verse 4 approximately 6,000 spirituals or sorrow songs;
I feel beer, so much beer, however, the oral tradion of the slaves’ ancestors
since I laid my burdens down – and the prohibion against slaves learning how to
I feel beer, so much beer, read and write – meant that the actual number of
since I laid my burdens down

HYMN OF PRAISE
songs is unknown.”
The Negro spiritual represented the slaves’
faith songs and the brutality and injusces they
experienced in America. Oenmes, slaves
used the words in spirituals as code language to
communicate with one another; to let each other
know when and where a slave was planning to
escape the inhumanity of slavery, and seek freedom
on the Underground Railroad.

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Unison Scriptures
7:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

LUKE 13:10-17 (NIV) JEREMIAH 9:17-21 (THE MESSAGE)

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On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of A Message from God-of-the-Angel-Armies:
the synagogues, 11and a woman was there who had "Look over the trouble we're in and call for help.
been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was Send for some singers who can help us mourn
bent over and could not straighten up at all. 12When our loss.
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Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to Tell them to hurry –
her, “Woman, you are set free from your infirmity.” to help us express our loss and lament,
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Then he put his hands on her, and immediately she Help us get our tears flowing,
straightened up and praised God. make tearful music of our crying.
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Indignant because Jesus had healed on the Listen to it!
Listen to that torrent of tears out of Zion:

UNISON SCRIPTURES
Sabbath, the synagogue ruler said to the people,
“There are six days for work. So come and be healed 'We're a ruined people,
on those days, not on the Sabbath.” we're a shamed people!
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We've been driven from our homes
The Lord answered him, “You hypocrites! and must leave our land!"
Doesn’t each of you on the Sabbath une his ox
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or donkey from the stall and lead it out to give it Mourning women! Oh, listen to God's Message!
water? 16Then should not this woman, a daughter of Open your ears. Take in what he says.
Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen Teach your daughters songs for the dead
long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what and your friends the songs of heartbreak.
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bound her?” Death has climbed in through the window,
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broken into our bedrooms.
When he said this, all his opponents were
Children on the playgrounds drop dead,
humiliated, but the people were delighted with all
and young men and women collapse at their
the wonderful things he was doing.
games.

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Guest Minister Bio
The Reverend Courtney Clayton Jenkins is the pastor of Euclid
Avenue Congregaonal Church, United Church of Christ in Cleveland,
Ohio. She was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio and is a 2004 graduate
of Spelman College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in English
Literature. In 2008, Rev. Jenkins received her Masters of Divinity degree
from Princeton Theological Seminary with a concentraon in preaching
and congregaonal ministry.
Rev. Jenkins previously served as the Designated Pastor of Shaker Heights
Community Church, United Church of Christ. She sits on the board of
directors for United Black Chrisans (UBC); helping them to develop
leadership training for the next generaon of church leadership. Addionally, she serves as a board
member for the Local Church Ministries (LCM) board of directors. Rev. Jenkins was honored to serve
as the youngest member of the search commiee which selected the current General Minister and

GUEST MINISTER BIO


President of the United Church of Christ. Rev. Jenkins has done extensive work in church revitalizaon.
Since accepng her calling to ministry, Rev. Jenkins has served several different congregaon in a variety
of capacies in an effort to support ecumenism.
In November 2001, Rev. Jenkins and a classmate founded HIP 4 HOP Ministries, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit
ministry. HIP 4 HOP (Happiness In Praise 4 His Overflowing Presence) works with local churches and
other organizaons to develop youth and young adult ministries, as well as ministry to the “unchurched”
and “de-churched.” God is truly using HIP 4 HOP Ministries to prepare the next generaon of cizens,
leaders and conquers for the Kingdom of God.
She has worked intenonally on an-racism training, youth rights-of-passage programs, teaching life
skills to those of low-income and teaching African American history as a form of building up community.
Currently, Rev. Jenkins teaches a course on Life Skills to the imprisoned women of Northeast Pre-Release
Center. Recently, Rev. Jenkins helped in coordinang a workshop for young adult dang violence in
Harlem, NY. She also works diligently with her husband on workshops and seminars on family stabilizaon.
Rev. Courtney Clayton Jenkins is married to her seminary sweetheart, The Reverend Cory C. Jenkins,
Senior Pastor of the historic Shiloh Bapst Church, and a 2003 graduate of Morehouse College. Rev. Cory
and Rev. Courtney are excited about sharing a life of love and ministry together.

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Sermon Notes - Prayer Concerns
Sermon Topic: Prayer Concerns:
Scripture:
Points/Movements:

SERMON NOTES

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Calendar
Highlights
TODAY • Women's Day 5/21 • Church School Malcolm X Celebration
Rev. Robert and Bernice Jones
• Women's Chorus Concert • Storytelling, Music

Malcolm X Birthday -
5/19 • CHURCH CLOSED 5/22 • Artists-in-Residence/Mark Bradford

5/20 • Dancing With The Pastors

Today
400 W. 95th Street 1:30 p.m. • Dinner - FH
Drug and Alcohol Recovery Support
7:30 a.m. • Worship Service - SA 2:00 p.m. • - 203
9:30 a.m. • Bible Teaching Moment - SA 2:30 p.m. • Women's Chorus Concert - SA
• Breakfast - FH 6:00 p.m. • Worship Service - SA
11:00 a.m. • Worship Service - SA

Monday 5/16
400 W. 95th Street

CALENDAR
• Women's Chorus Rehearsal - SA
TUCC Village Center
12:00 p.m. • Immabasi Diabetes Support - FH 1947 West 95th Street
6:00 p.m. • Band Rehearsal - SA 6:30 p.m. • Amani Care Corner Volunteers - W301

6:15 p.m. • Mwanabaraka Rehearsal - A 7:00 p.m. • Adult Ushers Officers Meeting - W305

7:00 p.m. • Scholarship Committee - 102

Tuesday 5/17
Sanctuary Choir Steering Committee
400 W. 95th Street 7:00 p.m. • - BR

Charter Member Jubilee Committee


2:00 p.m. • - 102 • Singles Community - WC

6:00 p.m. • Band Rehearsal - SA • Youth Drama - A


TUCC Village Center
6:30 p.m. • Membership Clerks - 116 1947 West 95th Street
• Mental Health Support - 102 6:30 p.m. • Tangeni Business Meeting - W302
7:00 p.m. • Men's Chorus Rehearsal - SA 7:00 p.m. • Career Development Ministry - W301

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Calendar
Wednesday 5/18
400 W. 95th Street 5:30 p.m. • Praise Team - SA
6:00 am. -
• Praying and Fasting 6:00 p.m. • Security Team Meeting - 116
6:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. • Prayer Service - WC 7:14 p.m. • Wednesday Word Prayer Service - SA
5:30 p.m. • Drama Mimes - 120
Thursday 5/19
MALCOLM X HOLIDAY
400 W. 95th Street • - CHURCH CLOSED
Friday 5/20
400 W. 95th Street 7:00 p.m. • Healing Ministry - 202
TUCC Village Center
5:00 p.m. • Alabama Relief Item Assembly - A 1947 West 95th Street
7:00 p.m. • 20 SOMETHING - 120 11:00 a.m. • Free-N-One - E102
• Africa Ministry - FH 7:00 p.m. • Free-N-One - E102
• Caribbean Ministry - BR • Tough Love - W305
Saturday 5/21

CALENDAR
400 W. 95th Street 2:00 p.m.. • Young Adult Ushers - FH
American Roots Music, Story Telling
7:00 a.m. • Food Share - A/FH 2:30 p.m. • - SA
7:30 a.m. • Yoga Exercises - Narthex II 2:30 p.m. • Women's Guild - 203
8:00 a.m. • Ministers-in-Training - WC 3:00 p.m. • Music Department Orientation - 116
9:00 a.m. • Alabama Relief Item Assembly - FH • Pre-Marital Counseling - 202
• Saturday Bible School Malcolm X - SA 3:30 p.m. • 20 Something Movie - WC
11:00 a.m. • Little Warriors Rehearsal - WC . • Adult Ushers - FH
12:00 p.m. • Wedding Seminar - 207 4:00 p.m. • Adult Ushers Training - SA
12:30 p.m. • Math Tutorial Wrap-Up - 203 5:00 p.m. • Deacons-in-Training Phase II - 202
TUCC Village Center
• Walaika Rehearsal - WC 1947 West 95th Street
• Women's Drill Team - FH 9:00 a.m. • Legal Clinic - Legal Clinic Room
Justice Watch Team (Next Movement)
1:00 p.m. • Youth Drill Team Prayer Meeting - 202 11:00 a.m. • - W302

• Girl Scouts Court of Awards - SA 12:00 p.m. • THEC Tutoring - E102


1:30 p.m. • Christian Education - BR 1:30 p.m. • Justice Watch Team - W305
2:00 p.m. • Isuthu Rights of Passage Comm. - 102 • THEC Tutoring - W307
• Junior Drill Team - 120 3:00 p.m. • Fine Arts and Literary Guild - W302
2:00 p.m.. • Lupus Support Ministry - 207

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Announcements
CHURCHWIDE EVENTS FAMILY MONTH EVENTS - JUNE, 2011
• SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE TEACHING • BIBLE STUDY MODULES FOR FAMILIES:
MOMENTS May topic, “If It Wasn’t For The Married Couples Bible Class, Saturdays: June 11,
Women,” Sundays, 15 minutes following the 7:30 18, and 25, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; 20 SOMETHING
a.m. service; May 15: “Jubilee Women” (John 4:1- Bible Class, Thursdays: June 9, 23 and 30, 7:00
30); May 22: “Virtuous Women” (Proverbs 31); p.m., Room 203; Singles, Tuesdays, June 14, 21,
May 29: “Courageous Women” (Genesis 1:15-22) and 28; Single Parents Bible Class, Saturdays, June
25 – August 27, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Seniors
• NEW MEMBER Black and Chrisan class,
Bible Class, Mondays: June 13, 20, and 27, 11:00
Saturday, June 4, Adults and Teens, Registraon,
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m., Class 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Children,
ages 12 and under (must be accompanied by • SCHOLARSHIP AND GRADUATE
parent or guardian), 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., RECOGNITION SUNDAY, June 12, 2:30 p.m.,
Connental breakfast and lunch served, Right Sanctuary; Wear your favorite college, sorority,
Hand of Fellowship, Sunday, June 5, 4:45 p.m., fraternity or Trinity T-Shirt to worship service

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Bring Bible, RSVP, Member Services, 773-962- • FIRST FRIDAYS WORSHIP SERVICE, Friday,
5650 June 3, 7:00 p.m.
• “WE GOT NEXT” Ministry classes, Mondays, • MARRIED COUPLES WORSHIP SERVICE
June 13, July 18, August 8, September 12, Friday, June 17, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary, Guest
October 3 and November 7, 7:00 p.m., Room 207 Preacher: Rev. Courtney Clayton Jenkins, Pastor,
(Monday, August 8 and Tuesday, September 12, Euclid Avenue Congregaonal Church, UCC,
Room 203)
Cleveland, Ohio
• BIBLE CLASS REGISTRATION BEGINS • FATHER’S DAY Sunday, June 19, 11:00 a.m.
TODAY! Study to show thyself approved! Join worship service, Father and Son Tag Team,
us for Bible classes offered seven days a week
Rev. Os Moss, Jr. and Pastor Os Moss III
and online! Bible Class registraon takes place
following all worship services through Sunday, • FAMILY CAREGIVER WORKSHOP 101,
May 29, We welcome a new Bible study Sunday, June 26, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
facilitator, Sister Alma McClendon, who will • ADOPTION/FOSTER CARE FAIR, Sunday,
facilitate a new class entled, “Our Ancestry: June 26, following the 7:30 a.m. and 11:00
Finding Our Way Home,” Sign up today and worship services
purchase your class materials in the Akiba
Bookstore

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Announcements
MINISTRY EVENTS • THE FRATERNITY/SORORITY GROUP
(F.A.S.T.) presents “The Ties That Bind”
• 20 S.O.M.E.T.H.I.N.G. MINISTRY movie Mentoring Project, Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19,
night, “Night Catches Us,” a movie about the Black 2:00 p.m., Seeking 100 African American men
Power movement, Saturday, May 21, 3:30 p.m., and 100 African American boys (ages 5-18) to
Wright Chapel, Informaon, Call 773-966-1500, parcipate, Register Atrium, following worship
Mailbox 2357 or email singles@trinitychicago.org services
• AFRICA MINISTRY Join Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. • FREE-IN-ONE For anyone suffering from drug
Wright, Jr., on one of the spiritual and cultural and alcohol abuse, Every Friday, 11:00 a.m.
2011 Study Tours, Brazil, July 7-18; Ghana/Togo/ and 7:00 p.m., Tough Love meengs for family
Benin, August 7-20; and South Africa, December members of drug and alcohol abusers, Fridays,
5-18, Informaon, Contact Sydneye Wilson, Aarco 6:30 p.m., Call 773-966-1500, Mailbox 2319
Travel, 773-363-9500
• MARRIED COUPLES MINISTRY seeks past
• BLAINE DENYE LIBRARY Ministry partners and present MCM partners for photos to share
invite you to visit our library and explore the

ANNOUNCEMENTS
during the L.O.V.E. Worship Service, Please submit
volumes on Bible study, African American history photos and/or videos of MCM events via email,
and culture, the library is located on the 2nd floor, marriedcouples@trinitychicago.org, Informaon,
Our hours are Monday-Tuesday-Thursday, 6:00 Call 773-966-1500, Mailbox 2343
p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00
p.m. and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. • MAY IS LUPUS AWARENESS MONTH
Trinity UCC Lupus Support Ministry meets every
• CHURCH CLOSINGS Thursday, May 19 3rd Saturday, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Contact
(Malcolm X Birthday), Monday, May 30 (Memorial us, 773-966-1500, Mailbox 2342 or lupus@
Day Observed), Thursday, June 16 (Staff In- trinitychicago.org, Informaon on Lupus, visit
Service) www.lupus.org
• DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MINISTRY is • MEMBERSHIP SERVICES Have you moved?
dedicated to ending the silent killer in our Any children le the nest? New employment or
community, Domesc Violence is not just a newly married? Forgot your giving number? Call
woman's problem, it is a COMMUNITY problem. Membership Services, 773-966-1556 or 966-1553
Please come join us in our fight for survivors, call
773-966-1500, Mailbox 2317 or contact Tennille • MEN’S FELLOWSHIP Annual Fishing Event,
Power at 773-406-4193 Friday, June 24 – Sunday, June 26, Great Oaks
Camp, For men and boys or fathers and sons,
• EMMAUS ROAD GRIEF SUPPORT meeng, Register following worship services or online,
“Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” Thursday, May 26, Informaon, Call Mickey Henderson, 773-966-
7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Wright Chapel, Informaon, 1500, Mailbox 2348 or email MensFellowship@
Call 773-966-1500, Mailbox 2320 or email trinitychicago.org
EmmausRoad@trinitychicago.org

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Announcements
• MICAH LEGAL MINISTRY announces Youth program for adults, Saturdays, May 14 - August
Law Day 2011, Saturday, May 21, 10:00 a.m.- 20, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Tennis courts behind
12:30 p.m., Dirksen Federal Building, 219 S. Museum of Science and Industry, 57th St. exit,
Dearborn, Courtroom 1425, Youth, ages 12-18 Informaon, Contact Roscoe Beach, 773-450-
panel discussion and tour of Dirksen Federal 2221 or Kevin Tyson, 773-320-6805
Courthouse, Informaon, Call 773-966-1500, • COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTERS
Mailbox 2349 or email micah@trinitychicago.org of Chicago presents C4 Miles: Making Strides 4
• TRINITY LIFESAVERS Mentoring program Mental Health Race, Sunday, May 22, Montrose
matches adults with children of incarcerated Harbor, Registraon, 7:00 a.m., Race, 8:00 a.m.,
parents, Save a life, Share your me, advice and Register, visit www.c4miles.org, Informaon,
friendship with a child, Brochures available in the email events@c4chicago.org or call 773-765-0808
Habari Gani rack, Atrium, Contact Daryle Brown, • CORPUS CHRISTI PARISH 110th Anniversary
daryleq@yahoo.com or 773-966-1500, Mailbox Annual Spring Luncheon, Sunday, May 15, 12:00
2354 p.m.- 4:00 p.m., Midway Chicago Marrio, 6520

ANNOUNCEMENTS
• TRINITY UCC LEGAL CLINIC providing S. Cicero, Also looking for Corpus Chris school
direct legal advice, mediaon services and alumni, Tickets and informaon, Contact Dolores
representaon to the congregaon and Pidgeon, 708-957-2724
community, Clinic is open 1st and 3rd Saturdays, • IN THE PAINT Basketball iy biddy basketball
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and 2nd Thursdays, 6:00 league for 5-8 year olds, Tryouts and registraon,
p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Village Center, No appointment Saturday, June 4, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Morgan
necessary, Also, we are always in need of legal Park Bapst Church, 11024 S. Bell, Informaon,
professionals (especially aorneys) interested Call 312-283-4011 or visit www.itphoops.com
in volunteering for the Legal Clinic and/or
parcipang in our legal referral directory, To • JOY TO BE FIT Gospel Aerobics program begins
contact us call 773-966-1500, Mailbox 2339 or Monday, May 16 – July 7, Chicagoland Chrisan
send e-mail to Legal@trinitychicago.org Center Embassy, 929 E. 103rd St., Registraon
required and available on-site, Informaon, Call
COMMUNITY EVENTS Stephanie Jackson-Rowe, 312-560-5441
• AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY “Music Saved • MASONS AND ORDER OF THE EASTERN
MY Life,” featuring MIKE-E and the AfroFlow Tour, STARS invited to aend worship service at Trinity,
focusing on raising cancer awareness by educang Sunday, May 22, 11:00 a.m., Are, Masons-Black
students and families on benefits of proper suits, OES-White dresses, No regalia
nutrion and more, Informaon, visit www. • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 6th Annual
MusicSavedMyLifeACS.com Black Alumni Associaon 5k Race for Diversity and
• AVALON COMMUNITY TENNIS Campus Tour, Saturday, May 21, Norris University
ASSOCIATION 14-week instrucon and drill

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Announcements
Center East Lawn and Lakefill, 1999 Campus Sunday, June 19, Chicago State University,
Drive, Evanston, IL, Registraon, 8:00 a.m.; Race, Mandatory 3-hour food safety class, May 11 and
9:00 a.m., Informaon and fee, email Phillip May 14, Informaon, Contact Mark Fishback, 312-
Montgomery, pscomontgomery@gmail.com 217-8779 or visit www.realmencook.com
• OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY 6th Annual • SUGA’ FOOT BLUE poec play by J. Fitzgerald
Taste of Omega fundraiser, Saturday, June 4, 6:00 West, Debuts May 20-22, DuSable Museum of
p.m., Live music, silent aucon, Informaon, Call African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., Tickets,
Brother Fulton Nolen, Jr., 708-422-6512 or 773- Call 312-659-3627 or visit www.sugafootblue.com
255-6259
• REAL MEN COOK seeks volunteer cooks for its
annual Father’s Day and urban family celebraon,

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
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WOMEN'S DAY • May 15, 2011


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The Artists-in-Residence Ministry
and the Museum of Contemporary Art present

“Making Art Accessible”


A Panel Discussion
featuring world-renowned visual artist, Mark Bradford
Moderated by Marquis Miller
Sunday, May 22
2:30 p.m. - Sanctuary

And, don’t forget the ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE 11TH ANNUAL ART


EXHIBIT, Sunday, May 22, with an Artists Reception immediately
following 11:00 a.m. worship service, 2nd Floor Narthex

For information, contact Mitch Anderson, 773-966-1500, Mailbox 2306


or artists@trinitychicago.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ENDURE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS

Dancing with the Pastors


Competition and Benefit

Friday, May 20, 2011


Chicago State University
9501 S. King Dr.

Doors open: 7:00 p.m.


Compeon: 8:00 p.m.

Pastor and Mrs. Moss will compete, along with other


area pastors, for judges and audience votes

Tickets: $20.00 Available in the Akiba Bookstore

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Please join First Lady, Mrs. Monica Moss, for an
aernoon of Music and Story Telling, featuring

Rev. Robert Jones and Sister Bernice Jones


of
American Roots Music
From Roots to Rap
Saturday, May 21, 2011
2:30 p.m. • Sanctuary

Free of charge and all are welcome!! Bring the enre


family for an informave and fun-filled presentaon
sure to leave you entertained and educated about the
overall reach of African American Music, including

ANNOUNCEMENTS
spirituals, the Blues and Gospel.

ALABAMA RELIEF HYGIENE KITS


Trinity UCC is coordinang an effort to prepare Hygiene Kits to be sent to families in Alabama who
were affected by the recent tornadoes.
Items needed (All placed in a Ziploc storage bag):
• One hand towel measuring approximately 16 x 28" (no finger p or bath towels)
• One wash cloth
• One wide tooth comb
• One bar of soap (bath size in wrapper)
• One toothbrush (in original packaging)
• One travel size tooth paste (in original packaging)
• Six standard-sized Band-aids
Also needed:
• Storage bins
• Cleaning buckets
We will collect these items in the Narthex through Wednesday, May 18. We askk that
h allll off the
h products
d b
be
new and/or in original packaging. Although we are in the process of idenfying other needs for families, we
will start with these items. Thank you for your donaons and prayers for the families in Alabama!

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Service & Support Groups
Akiba Sales Counseling Ministry Immabasi Health &
(773) 966 - 1504 (773) 966-1500, Mailbox 2315 Wellness Ministry
MON - THURS: (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2332
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Credit Union
CLOSED FRIDAYS (773) 966 - 1505
SATURDAY (773) 723 - 8382 (fax) Immabasi Support
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. TUES & THURS: Groups:
SUNDAY 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Community Mental Health Council
Aer each Service SATURDAY (773) 734 - 4033
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2375
SUNDAY Diabetes
Amani Trinity United Commu- (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2374
Aer 7:30 & 11:00 a.m. Services
nity Health Corporaon Family Caregivers
(773) 966 - 1506 (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2376
MON - FRI: Domesc Violence
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Ministry Confidenal
Kujichagulia Special
Helpline
Blaine DeNye Library (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2317 Cizens Support
(773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2205 Ministry
MON - TUES - THURS: Drug & Alcohol (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2344
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY
Recovery Ministry Math Tutorial
Tough Love / Free “N” One (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2338
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2319
SATURDAY
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Prison Ministry
Endowment Commiee/ (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2354
Can-Cer-Vive Helpline Planters Society
(773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2308 773-966-1500, Mailbox 2379 Trinity Community
Endowment@trinitychicago.org Development Corp.
Career Development (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2377
Ministry Financial Counseling MON - THURS:
(773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2309 Consorum 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
careerdevelop@trinitychicago.org (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2378 tcdc@trinitychicago.org

Trinity Higher Educaon Healing Ministry Trinity Computer


(773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2325 Learning Center
Corporaon
(773) 966 - 1508 (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2333
TUES & THURS: HIV/AIDS Support
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Ministry
WEDNESDAY (312) 409 - AIDS (2437)
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2327
FRIDAY
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Housing Ministry
SATURDAY (773) 966 - 1500, Mailbox 2329
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SUNDAYS & MONDAYS
CLOSED

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2011 Trinity UCC Theme

WE GOT NEXT : Celebrang the joys and sacrifices of the past and securing the future of
our Next generaon to take our community to the Next level.
Levicus 25:1 - 13 (NIV), Luke 4:18 - 19 (KJV)

January • Levicus: 25:10 July • Levicus 25:6-7


10 6
Consecrate the fiieth year and proclaim Whatever the land yields during the sabbath
liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. year will be food for you—for yourself, your
It shall be a jubilee for you; each of you is to male and female servants, and the hired worker
return to your family property and to your own and temporary resident who live among you, 7
clan. as well as for your livestock and the wild animals
in your land. Whatever the land produces may
February: Levicus 25:1 be eaten.
1
The LORD said to Moses at Mount Sinai,
August • Levicus 25:8
March • Levicus 25:2 8
“‘Count off seven sabbath years—seven mes
2
“Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When seven years—so that the seven sabbath years
you enter the land I am going to give you, the amount to a period of forty-nine years.
land itself must observe a sabbath to the LORD.
September • Levicus 25:9
April • Levicus 25:3 9
Then have the trumpet sounded everywhere on
3
For six years sow your fields, and for six years the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day
prune your vineyards and gather their crops. of Atonement sound the trumpet throughout
your land.
May • Levicus 25:4-5
4
But in the seventh year the land is to have a October • Levicus: 25:11-12
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year of sabbath rest, a sabbath to the LORD. Do The fiieth year shall be a jubilee for you; do
not sow your fields or prune your vineyards. not sow and do not reap what grows of itself or
5
Do not reap what grows of itself or harvest the harvest the untended vines. 12 For it is a jubilee
grapes of your untended vines. The land is to and is to be holy for you; eat only what is taken
have a year of rest. directly from the fields.

June • Luke 4:18-19 November • Levicus 25:13


18 13
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he “‘In this Year of Jubilee everyone is to return to
hath anointed me to preach the gospel their own property.
to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the broken-
hearted, to preach deliverance to the capves, December • Levicus: 25:10
10
and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at Consecrate the fiieth year and proclaim
liberty them that are bruised, 19To preach the liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants.
acceptable year of the Lord. It shall be a jubilee for you; each of you is to
return to your family property and to your own
clan.
AKIBA STORE HOURS Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sunday, after each Worship Service
CLOSED FRIDAYS (773) 962 - 5660 • www.akibabookstore.org

Women's WeekEND package on sale now!


CD $50.00/DVD $75.00
Purchase today and take $10 off either package!!

Dare
D to Take Charge, by Judge Glenda Hatche

Also… don't forget our featured book,,


The Warmth of Other Suns, by Isabel Wilkerson

May the road rise to meet you, Rev. Os Moss III
May the wind be at your back. Senior Pastor
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.
May the sunlight of Jesus Christ grace your cheek,
Pastor Emeritus
And may rain gently fall upon your field.
400 West 95th Street
May God keep you in the hollow
Chicago, Illinois 60628 - 1120
of God’s Hand unl we meet again.
Telephone (773) 962-5650
Go in peace.
.
 . 
-Author Unknown