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TUMC: 765-534-4222
217 E. 7th St.
Lapel, IN 46051

TLC: 765-534-3642
5900 S.R. 13 South
Pendleton, IN 46064

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Worship Leader Needed at TLC

Trinity UMC is looking for a worship leader for the contemporary service at our TLC campus. This person will be responsible for the planning and preparation of all aspects of the musical portion of our contemporary service. We are seeking a servant of God, with a devotion to Jesus and a willingness to share their gifts of musical skills. This is a part time position estimated at 10-12 hours a week including rehearsal time and Sunday worship. If you are interested please contact the Church office or Mike Lyon for a copy of the job description. Send resumes to Trinity UMC, P.O. Box 606, Lapel IN 46051 or email to


Food Pantry Focus:

September is canned fruit, saltine crackers and canned pasta. The Food Pantry is open for business the  2nd and 4th Friday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and Every Saturday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 

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Choose Your Fool: Is in full swing.  Anyone who attends Trinity UMC, Lapel or TLC Campus, can be voted into the cast of the who-done-it play, “And Then There Was One.” Cast your votes for any one of these characters: Mimms the maid, Clayhorn the butler, Albert Prince the doctor, Emily Plain, the plain woman, Horatio Miles the inspector, Delores Biggs the actress, Presley York the singer, Heather Starlet the ingénue, Matthew Charisma the handsome man, Margaret LaRue the victim, or the Off Stage Voice. This is a great and fun way to get the whole congregation involved and to raise money for our youth. This is week 2 so each dollar will buy you 4 votes; week 3 —$1.00 = 3 votes; week 4—$1.00 = 2 votes. The Choose Your Fool Dinner will be held on October 12, 6:00 pm at TLC. At the dinner, voting will continue $1 = 1 vote and the cast will be announced that evening after voting closes.

Share Your Photos: The Marketing and Communications Team (MCT) is looking for volunteers to contribute photographs from Church activities for use on our web site, Facebook, and other church related marketing venues. If you have taken pictures at a recent Church event and wish to submit them for consideration, you may send an email along with your digital photos to:

Bazaar October 11, 2014: Opportunities are available to serve before and during the Bazaar. If you want to know more, please contact Linda Chelli or call the church office.

Mission Trips for 2015:  Risk Taking/Missions Operational Team is looking at opportunities for family and adult mission trips in 2015. Several informational meetings explaining the trips are available for you to choose from.  If you are interested in a family mission trip, you may attend either Oct 12th or Oct 19th at 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in an adult mission trip, you may attend either Oct 12th or Oct 19th at 4:00 p.m. Attendance at only one meeting is needed, unless you are interested in both types of trip.

Rachel Circle Craft Day: Saturday, November 1st, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Kilburn Hall, Lapel Campus. $20 plus a donation of a toiletry/cleaning item buys you table space, breakfast, lunch, drinks, snacks and a whole lot of FUN!! Reserve your space by calling Laura Chin before October 24th. See you there.

Save This Date: The Lunch Bunch will be going to Winchester on Tuesday, October 21st to visit and eat at Mrs. Wick’s . They will be leaving the Trinity Lapel Campus parking lot at 10:00 am. If you are interested in going, please contact Bonnie Barmes.


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Weekly Events at Trinity-TLC:


Thursday Mornings, 7:00 a.m. at the Trinity UMC Lapel Campus in the Lounge 















Northern Indiana Emmaus Walks for 2014

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