See what effect your donations are having in Bihar, India

See what effect your donations are having in Bihar, India

I’m very excited to share with you a new video from Partnership Bihar today!
Everyone, meet Lilawati:

I hope you all enjoy hearing her story! As you can see, being a part of Partnership Bihar has truly changed her life and the life of her community. Thank you all so much for your support of this project—it really is making an incredible impact in the lives of the people living in the 76 villages with whom we’re partnering!
Again, thank you so, so much!
Grace + peace,
Cari Armstrong
Senior Program Associate for Outreach and Engagement
Lutheran World Relief | IMA World Health
Abundant Women’s Ministry Opportunities in 2019

Abundant Women’s Ministry Opportunities in 2019

WOMEN’S RETREAT 2019 SIGN-UPS ARE OPEN!

Our weekend TLC Women’s Retreat will be Friday evening, May 31 through Sunday morning, June 2 at Warm Beach Conference Center in Stanwood. We are blessed to have Eileen Burdick–ELCA pastor, hospice chaplain, and TLC member—as our speaker. Sign-up after church today in the gym. You may secure your place with a $50 deposit. For additional information, pick up a flyer in the gym or contact Shaleen at shaleench@gmail.com.


Women’s BOOK Study Begins Tuesday, January 8

Women’s BOOK Study begins a new session on Tuesday, January 8, 10-11:30 am in the Fireside Room. We are going to read David Benner’s Spiritual Journey Book Series (3 books), beginning with Surrender to Love: Discovering the Heart of Christian Spirituality. Books and sign-ups for this 5-week series will be available today in the gym or contact Shaleen at shaleench@gmail.com


Women’s BIBLE Study Begins Friday, January 11

Women’s BIBLE Study begins a new session this Friday, January 11, 10-11:30 am in the Fireside Room. We will take a reflective, contemplative approach to Psalm 23, “Life with the Good Shepherd,” one phrase each week. Sign up today in the gym or contact Shaleen at shaleench@gmail.com


Reflective Practices for the Attentive Christian Life, Sat, Jan 19

Reflective Practices for the Attentive Christian Life meets on the third Saturday of each month, 10-11:30 am in the Fireside Room, for a time of connecting with God through a variety of practices. On Saturday, January 19, our practice will be a guided experience of writing a “New Year’s letter to God,” a structured time of reviewing the previous year and embracing the new year in God’s loving presence. Men, women & high school youth are invited to come be “alone with God in community.” Sign up today in the gym or contact Shaleen at shaleench@gmail.com for more information.

Adult Ed Interfaith Series Kicks Off Jan. 6

Adult Ed Interfaith Series Kicks Off Jan. 6

Trinity’s Adult Ed Interfaith Series begins Jan. 6 for a better understanding of world beliefs. Everyone is welcome.
Jan 6       Zoroastrian
Good Thoughts, Good Words, and Good Deeds. What’s “Good” about them?
This presentation examines the ancient Iranian worldview as expressed through Zoroaster’s Songs (Gatha) and the calendar that was inspired by Zoroastrianism. The elements (water, air, earth), values, fire, and ideals mentioned in this calendar serve as a guide for building a progressive society.
Speaker: Dr. Khodadad Kaviani, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education, Central Washington University, in Seattle
Jan 13         Vedanta/Hinduism          
 The Bagavad Gita (The Song of God)        
Use of scriptures in Hinduism. Practical guidance from the “Gita” to help with difficulties of life. The goal of spiritual life. Bagavad Gita’s concepts of God. Surrender to God. Purification of the mind. Awakening to perfection.                                                                               
Speaker: Swami Brahmatmananda                          
Topavan Retreat Center, Stanwood, WA.