Weekly Events

Each Sunday there are announcements and activities for the next week listed in the bulletin.  Below is the most current information posted each Sunday. So if you are out of town or unable to attend church on any Sunday please check here for any information you may have missed!

Trinity Events       

Monday, April 15, 2024

Bowling League 6:30 pm

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Ladies Bible Study 11:30 am                           Choir Rehearsal 5:15 pm  

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Adult Bible Class/ Sunday School 9:00 am             Communion Worship Service 10:00 am  




April 21, 2024

Greeter -  Kevin Heckman                             Ushers - Doug Sulak and Trevor Prokos         Lector - Anna Carter                                 Communion Assistant - Dave Petri                 Video Stream - Orry Watts

April 28, 2024

Greeter -  Orry Watts                                     Ushers - Anne Starke and Gil Bostwick         Lector - Jay Otero                                     Communion Assistant - Bill Sontag                 Video Stream - Ted Baroody

Weekly Scripture

April 21, 2024

Acts 4:1-12                                                             1 John 3:16-24                                                   John 10:11-18

April 28, 2024

Acts 8:26-40                                                         1 John 4:1-11                                                     John 15:1-8





In the event of inclement weather please visit our website at www.trinitylutherannorfolk.org and our Facebook page at TLCNorfolk for announcements concerning any cancellations.  Notifications will also be sent by email to those with an email address on file and by phone to those who do not. Please do not rely on the notice being posted on the local news networks.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Board of Worship along with our Vacancy Pastors have decided to again offer the Common Cup as well as individual cups during the distribution of Communion.  If you wish to commune from the Common Cup do not take an individual cup when it is offered.  Whichever you prefer is an individual choice for blessed are those called to the supper of the Lamb. 

Call Extended – On Sunday, April 7th - Members of Trinity attended a Special Service and elected to extend a Specific Call to Seminary Candidate James Matthew Doebler to serve as Trinity's next Pastor. We will know if the call will be accepted on the Concordia Seminary Call Day on April 23rd.  Thank you to the Call Committee for all of their hard work leading us to this day and a special thank you to SED President Bill Harmon for his guidance in this process. Please keep Candidate Doebler, his family and all students at the Concordia Seminaries in your prayers. 

Pastoral Visits - Pastor Prince offers to make pastoral visits to anyone who would request that he visit with them in their home.  Select Sundays during April and May at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm. There is a signup sheet in the Welcome Center, or you may call the Church Office at 757-489-2551 to find out times available.

The Building Clean Out Committee will be hosting another work party on May 4th.  Our goal is to finish a few remaining rooms and prepare items for the June 1st LWML Tailgate Sale. Please sign up in the Welcome Center if you are able to lend a hand.

SPRING IS FINALLY HERE and you can start your Spring Cleaning!!!  The ladies of the LWML will be holding a Tailgate Yard Sale on June 1st. from 8 am to 1 pm.   What is that you ask? You bring your car/van/truck into the space and set-up your wares.  You get to keep any money you make from your day of selling.  The women’s league raises funds by charging for the parking spaces/tables.  The charge is $10.00 for a parking lot space. Tables are available for $5.00 each if needed.  If the weather is bad, the sale will be moved into Belvedere Hall. Watch for sign-up sheets on the board in the Welcome Center. Clean out your garage, attic and house and join us for what is to be a day of fun and fellowship.  sign-up sheets on the board in the Welcome Center. Proceeds from the yard sale will support mission work of the LWML.

LAWN VOLUNTEERS -   We are looking for people to assist in mowing the lawn.  We had a wonderful group of people helping last summer. If you are interested in joining your fellow members in this opportunity to serve, please sign up on the sheet in the Welcome Center.  The time needed will only be 1 to 2 hours once per month. Please contact John Knickelbein if you have any questions. 

First Quarter Statements are now available in the Welcome Center. Please pick yours up today.  If you have any questions, please call the Church Office. These statements will not be mailed. 

We have entered the our second year of our five-year campaign – MOVING TRINITY FORWARD Fund. This campaign has a goal of $250,000.  This fund will help support a renovation of our heating and cooling systems, support updates to the building to cover safety and security, a renovation of our playground, and updates to our roof and wiring throughout the building. Thank you for your prayerful consideration as we continue the Moving Trinity Forward” Campaign. This will enable Trinity to plan for our future, and our future looks bright!  Please mark on your envelope that the donation is for the MTF Fund!  If you would like a pledge card to commit to your gift please or have any questions, please contact the church secretary.

Altar Flowers – Everyone enjoys seeing the beautiful flowers adorning our altar on Sunday mornings.  If you have a special event or recognition please consider signing up to provide flowers one Sunday.  The Flower chart is located in the hallway across from the office.  We would really appreciate any donations to the Flower Fund even if you don’t have an occasion to place flowers on the altar.  The LWML tries to make sure we have flowers on the altar for communion Sundays.  Any help is greatly appreciated.

Church Website - Our website is always a work in progress but we hope it will give visitors and members information about our church.  There is  a secret page just for members.  In order for you to see this page and to receive future communication/updates from the website, you will need to set up a username and password.  If we do not have a current email on file for you please contact the church office.

Bulletin Deadline – If you have a blurb or an insert for the bulletin, please make sure it is into the Church Office by 9:00 am on the Wednesday morning prior to publication.

Would you like to forgo the hassle of envelopes?  You can enroll in the VANCO “Simply Giving” program. You select the donation, the day and the frequency of the donation and the money is withdrawn from your bank account.  Forms are available on the bulletin board in the office hallway.  A voided check is required. Completed forms should be given to Anne Combes, Church Secretary.  Anne can also answer any questions.

Trinitarian newsletter -  If you have an email on file you will receive your copy electronically.  If you would like to receive a paper copy, please let the Church Office know either by calling 489-2551 or by email at tlc@trinitylutherannorfolk.org. The newsletter is always available on our website at www.trinitylutherannorfolk.org. Please help us to keep you informed of Trinity’s happenings. 

Generosity Made Easy - The Simply Giving® Program is an automated stewardship program that helps members live generously. It's a convenient, safe and simple way for individuals to make automatic payments to nonprofit organizations through electronic funds transfer (EFT) directly from checking or savings accounts. Thrivent Federal Credit Union has contracted with industry leader Vanco Payment Solutions to provide electronic payment processing services at reduced rates – so your generosity goes further. Trinity offers electronic giving as a way to automate your regular weekly offering.  Electronic giving offers convenience for individual congregation members and provides much-needed donation consistency for our congregation.  Direct Debit giving is used to automatically transfer funds from your checking or savings account to the church’s bank account.As you contemplate future contributions, please consider electronic giving.  Authorization forms are available on the hallway bulletin board.  Please return completed forms to the Church Office.