Thursday night bible study


Join us on Thursdays at 7:00 PM in Cooper Burkhart House, beginning Thursday, 13 October 2016. We will use the 7-part video series “How Lutherans Interpret The Bible,” featuring Lutheran seminary professor Mark Allen Powell.

missionary support

Missionary Logo

Help support our missionary family serving in Southeast Asia, the Revs. Eric and Wendolyn Trozzo, and their two boys. Sign up for on the Missionary Support Calendar in Heineken Hall to pledge a donation of $20.00 for one or more Sundays. There are still six open Sundays available this year. Be sure to read the latest “Borneo Briefings” newsletter from the Trozzo family. Pick up a copy in Heineken Hall or look for it under the “Missionaries” tab of this website.

first communion class


In October, we will offer a first communion class for children in 3rd through 6th grades. Younger children may also participate if their parents feel they are ready to receive the sacrament of Holy Communion. The class to meet on three Thursdays at 4:00 p.m., beginning October 13. The students will receive their first communion on Sunday, October 30 (Reformation Sunday). Speak to Pastor Kent if you would like your child to participate.

Trunk-n-treat – sunday, 30 october

EPSON MFP image Our annual Trunk-n-Treat event will take place on Sunday, October 30, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Along with games, candy and music, a free dinner will be served featuring hot dogs, bratwurst, potato salad and more.

Volunteers are needed to provide trunks and games, candy and food. There are volunteer sign-up sheets in Heinecken Hall. This event is always a lot of fun and brings lots of people to our church, but we need your help to make it a success! Contact Kelly Krashin or Karen Clarke for more information.

blanket & beanie drive


From now until October 30th, we are collecting new and gently used blankets and beanies. They will be distributed to the homeless through Lutheran Social Services in Riverside and Central City Lutheran Mission in San Bernardino. Help us keep the homeless warm this winter.

P.I.g. Project

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The PIG Project is a fundraiser to benefit the food pantries of Lutheran Social Services and Central City Lutheran Mission. Save your coins in piggy banks until our Fall Dinner on November 13. Bring your piggy bank to church that Sunday. The total amount of money collected will be used to help People In need of Groceries (PIG). If you need a piggy bank, ask Michael Myers for one, or feel free to use any container you’d like.

free Monday night dinners

Dinner ImageThe free Monday night dinner is a fresh, hot menu served every Monday at 5:30 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church. The meal consists of a nutritious hot meal or casserole, bread and butter (or a substitute that goes with the meal being served), a salad and one or all of three beverages: coffee, milk,and a cold drink. We serve rain or shine, holiday or not as long as we have receptive guests. The only requirement is to come hungry.

breakfast at trinity

Free Breakfast

Every Saturday at 8:00 am a free family breakfast is served at Trinity Lutheran Church at 5969 Brockton Avenue in Riverside. All are welcome: kids and adults, singles and couples. No reservations are needed and the meal is free. The weekly menu features breakfast burritos, oatmeal, juice and coffee. Come and start the day out with a good breakfast.

Saturday night service

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Join us on Saturday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 PM for a  lay led Saturday evening service held on the patio or in Poat Parlor.

Lutheran Cursillo

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The next Cursillo weekends are in February 2017. Cursillo is a short course in Christian living. All members of the congregation are invited to attend. Click here for more information.

guitar & ukulele lessons

Mike Finn

Mike Finn

Mike Finn, lead guitarist for SouthBound, is our guitar teacher. Mike is an accomplished guitarist with over 30 years of experience as a musician and teacher. Mike teaches beginning, intermediate and advanced guitar lessons in 4-week sessions. Lessons are taught individually or in small groups of students. Mike also provides Ukulele lessons.

Click here for more information.