The heart of a church is its worship. The people of God come together to gather in God’s name, confess our sins, receive God’s gift of forgiveness, hear His Word, sing His praises, give our thank offerings, hear an inspiring message, and participate in Holy Communion. We are showered with God’s love in every service and offer our praises in return.

Trinity strives to have worship that is historically liturgical but also meaningful and relevant for today’s world. Each service offers liturgical portions that correspond with the current season of the church year and the current theme for the service. Communion is offered at nearly every service, providing worshipers with the hands-on experience of receiving Christ’s true body and blood for their encouragement and forgiveness. Children are welcomed and encouraged at all services.

From Bach and taizé chants to contemporary music, music is offered in a great variety of styles to provide personal meaning. All music is chosen to be accurate according to Lutheran doctrine and appropriate for expressing our praise.

Trinity offers six services each weekend:

5:30pm, Saturday

Mission Campus

Traditional service with hymns and organ music

8:30 and 11am, Sunday

Mission Campus

Traditional service with hymns and organ musicspecial music on festival Sundays, choral music in season

9:45am, Sunday

Mission Campus

Contemporary music with liturgical elements

8:30 and 11am, Sunday

Shawnee Campus

Contemporary music with liturgical elements, relaxed atmosphere

Worship Leaders

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name;

   worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness.

Psalm 29:2 ESV

Trinity offers additional services for specific seasons in the church year. These services provide opportunities to celebrate liturgical holidays and to be more submerged in the meaning of the seasons.

 

Advent Lessons and Carols

5:30pm, Mission Campus, third Saturday in Advent: Kick off the season of Advent with a festive service that includes music by the Trinity Choir

 

Christmas Eve

4pm, Mission Campus, Christmas Eve Worship with Children, Youth, and Families: This family-friendly service features traditional Christmas carols, candles, and a special children’s message, as well as a sermon.

6pm, Mission Campus, Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols: This annual celebration on Christmas Eve is designed for people who are looking for a traditional Lessons and Carols service. Music is provided by the Trinity Choir and Festival Brass with Christmas carols and hymns sung by the congregation. No sermon is typically given.

9:30pm, Mission Campus, Christmas Eve by Candlelight with Communion: The Trinity Chamber Artists offer special music with additional congregational hymns and carols in this festival service.  A sermon, candles, and Holy Communion are included.

4 and 6pm, Shawnee Campus, Christmas Eve Worship with Children and Families: Christmas Eve Worship with families, children, special music, communion, and candles.

 

Ash Wednesday

Noon, Mission Campus: Solemn abbreviated service to initiate the penitential season of Lent. Imposition of ashes and communion are offered.

7pm, Mission Campus: Solemn service to initiate the penitential season of Lent. Imposition of ashes and communion are offered.

7pm, Shawnee Campus: Solemn service to initiate the penitential season of Lent. Imposition of ashes and communion are offered.

 

Lent Midweek

Noon, Mission Campus, weekly during Lent until Holy Week: abbreviated penitential service based upon a theme or series for the season.

7pm, Mission Campus, weekly during Lent until Holy Week: penitential service based upon a theme or series for the season.

7pm, Shawnee Campus, weekly during Lent until Holy Week: penitential service based upon a theme or series for the season.

 

Maundy Thursday

Noon and 7pm, Mission Campus: Solemn service commemorating the Last Supper. Communion is celebrated, the altar is stripped, and a hand washing ceremony takes place to remember the servant nature of our Savior. The service is typically preceded by a middle-eastern style meal in the foyer.

7pm, Shawnee Campus: A solemn service commemorating the Last Supper is incorporated with a middle-eastern meal reminiscent of the Passover. Communion is celebrated, the altar is stripped, and a hand washing ceremony takes place to remember the servant nature of our Savior.

 

 Good Friday

Noon and 7pm, Mission Campus: This service commemorates the crucufixion of our Savior. As we travel through Jesus journey to the cross and remember His last words, we are reminded of the ultimate sacrifice that he gave for our salvation.

7pm, Shawnee Campus: This service commemorates the crucufixion of our Savior. As we travel through Jesus’ journey to the cross and remember His last words, we are reminded of the ultimate sacrifice that he gave for our salvation.

 

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil

5:30pm, Mission Campus: This contemplative service begins outside and transitions indoors as worshipers begin to transition from the somber mood of Good Friday to the joy of Easter. This service is often preceded by a significant choral work by the Trinity Chamber Artists.

Easter Services

8:30, 11am, Mission Campus: Easter services are the climax of the church year when we celebrate Christ’s victory over sin, death and Satan. These services are festival services with the Trinity Choir and brass.

9:45am, Mission Campus: Easter services are the climax of the church year when we celebrate Christ’s victory over sin, death and Satan. We celebrate Christ’s resurrection with contemporary praise music fitting for the occasion.

8:30, 11am, Shawnee Campus:  Easter services are the climax of the church year when we celebrate Christ’s victory over sin, death and Satan. We celebrate Christ’s resurrection with contemporary praise music fitting for the occasion.

Thanksgiving

7pm, Wednesday evening, Mission and Shawnee Campuses: Although not an official holiday of the church year, we take this opportunity to thank our heavenly Father for all the blessings he has showered upon us.

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