Announcements January 20, 2022

Circuit Rider

The Circuit Rider, the monthly newsletter of Sequim Trinity United Methodist Church, will be available again at the end of January. However, here is news about the website plus the Education Team has several offerings coming up.

News about the TUMC Website

It will be updated on January 26. The look will change, but all the previous information will still be there.

Education News:

History of Christianity

Six 1-hour videodiscs prepared by Diamaid MacColloch on the “History of Christianity” will be presented at 1:00 to 2:30 PM in the TUMC sanctuary on the big screens. Steve Downer will moderate six sessions on February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 3 and 10.  
Jim Davis (360-461-0101) is managing the presentation. Topics include: 

  • The First Christianity; 
  • Catholicism: The Unpredictable Rise of Rome; 
  • Orthodoxy: From Empire to Empire; 
  • Reformation: The Individual Before God; 
  • Protestantism: The Evangelical Explosion; 
  • God in the Dock.

Please sign up in the fellowship hall to attend. 

Relax and renew yourself in Christ!

This will be a small group study and practice based on the book:  “Right Here Right Now:  The Practice of Christian Mindfulness,” by Amy G. Oden.  

Begins 2/17/22 at noon on Zoom.  We meet for 6 weeks for 60 to 90 minutes depending on group needs.  A limited number of books will be available in the church office.  You may also retake this class.

Call 360-461-5595 or email Melody Romeo at melodycoach@olypen.com for advance sign-up.  Limited space available.

Trinity U Starts on March 6!

Come and learn Methodism, whether you are new to the church, want a refresher or just love to discuss and hear about it! Topics include the Methodist “family tree,” John Wesley, hymns by Charles Wesley, and Methodist Polity. Instructor Pastor will be Joey Olson for four Sundays starting March 20, at church, 11:15 AM.   For questions or to sign up contact Pastor Joey at pastorjoeyoffice@sequimtumc.org. 

Radical Hospitality: What compels guests to return to a church is the warmth of our welcome and hospitality that goes beyond their expectationsIt both surprises and engages them. Learn this art form that infiltrates the heart and culture of the entire church.

Meets three Sundays March 6, 13 and 20 at 11:15 AM at church or 2:00 PM on Zoom. To sign up or for questions contact Instructor Kathleen Charters 240-463-7598 or kcharters@mac.com 

Painting the Stars: Science and faith provide two great stories that impact and enlighten our spiritual journey.  In this course we examine the story of the universe, from the Big Bang to this very moment, and the sacred witness of scripture, through which inspired believers reveal the nature of God.  Meets 6 Sundays starting March 6, in person at 11:15 AM or by Zoom on Thursday afternoons.  To sign up or for questions, contact instructor Jackie Middaugh 360-681-2415, or zikkaron@aol.com.

Trinity U is offered by the TUMC Education Committee.