Pastor Melinda Gapen Update 09.11.2017

At the Special Congregational meeting held Sunday, September 10th, the vote to extend the Pastoral Call to Melinda Gapen passed by a 63-2 vote.  The vote to approve her compensation/benefits package passed by a 64-0 vote.  Pastor Gapen plans to take possession of her house on October 31 and lead her first TLC worship service … [Read more…]

Special Congregation Meeting – Sunday, September 10th

Please remember that a Special Congregational Meeting will take place Sunday, September 10th immediately following worship.  Pastor Bill Chamberlin from the Indiana Kentucky Synod will lead the meeting.  We need a “minimum” of 30 voting members of the congregation present.  We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  NOTE:  Per the TLC Constitution, page 13; … [Read more…]

Pastor Gapen Update 08.22.2017

Trinity Members. Pastor Melinda Gapen has agreed to allow her name to be presented to the congregation for the position of pastor for Trinity. A special congregational meeting will be held Sunday, September 10th immediately following worship to vote on her becoming the Trinity pastor. The approval of Pastor Gapen requires two thirds majority of … [Read more…]

August 10th Cookout – Meet And Greet

TLC Cookout with Pastor Candidate Melinda Gapen Thursday, August 10th from 6 pm to 8:30 pm All TLC members are invited and strongly encouraged to attend this meet and greet function. TLC will provide hamburgers, hot dogs,chips, apple sauce, water, lemonade and ice cream. If you’re coming to eat, please feel free to bring a … [Read more…]

PastorGapen Update 07.29.17

Pastor Gapen has confirmed/booked her airfare to re-visit TLC.  In addition to the Tuesday August 1st and Wednesday August 2nd 7-830pm Skype sessions at TLC,  Pastor Gapen has agreed to give TLC her time on Wednesday, August 9 from 3-8pm and Thursday, August 10 all day and also the cookout beginning at 6pm.  While she … [Read more…]

Pastor Gapen Update 07.27.2017

Pastor Gapen has agreed to our discernment requests. Here is a “confirmed” plan. 1) We will “skype” with Pastor Gapen in the sanctuary using the TLC multi-media equipment on Tuesday, August 1 and Wednesday August 2 from 7-830pm our time. Pastor Gapen also welcomes TLC members to connect with her via email ( or by … [Read more…]

Call Process Update July 22nd

An update on the Call process with Pastor Melinda Gapen will be presented at the beginning of worship on Sunday July 23. The update will also be available in the church office beginning the week of July 24th between 10am and 2pm.

2017 Vacation Bible School Date Is Set

The TLC 2017 Vacation Bible School will take place on Sunday, July 23rd from 12-Noon to 3:00 p.m. at Trinity.  This year’s theme is “Gone Fishing”. A light lunch and snacks will be provided.  Activities include:  Games, Crafts, Music and Story Telling.  Classes will be set up for ages 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.  The 2017 … [Read more…]

Pastor Candidate To Preach At Trinity July 9

Pastor Candidate Melinda Gapen will lead worship on Sunday, July 9.  All TLC Congregational Members are urged to attend this very important service.  The Call Committee has instructed the Council to move forward with trying to hire pastoral candidate Pastor Melinda Gapen.  Council has received her profile and is reviewing it.  We have asked Pastor … [Read more…]

2017 Lent/Easter Schedule Information

The 2017 Lent schedule will be as follows: March 1, 2017 – Ash Wednesday – No TLC Service April 9, 2017: Pastor Alan Rider/Psalm Sunday – 1015am April 13, 2017: Pastor Alan Rider/Maundy Thursday/Communion – 7pm (Annual Community Spaghetti Dinner in Fellowship Hall – 5pm to 645pm) April 14, 2017: Pastor Alan Rider/Good Friday – … [Read more…]