Small Group Schedule Fall-Winter 2021

Please contact Diane Hoener, Chair of the Small Group Outreach,  or the small group leader for more information on joining a small group.

You can reach Diane by email at  dianesteinhoener@gmail.com

 

If you are interested in renewing a small group or proposing a new small group, please fill

out the new registration form below, save it on your computer, then email the completed

form to dianesteinhoener@gmail.com 

The Adult Christian Education committee reviews and helps you promote your small

group through the weekly church bulletin, Trinity Times, and the

Trinity Facebook page as desired! 

 

 

Small Group Sign up Form:  click the document

ONGOING & SEASONAL SMALL GROUPS

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DISCERNMENT & DISCOVERY SMALL GROUPS
These groups are meeting virtually during the pandemic.
(Updated 10/2/2021)
  • All We Can Do Is Pray - Sometimes, that's all we can do and sometimes we can do more. This group explores prayer in our individual lives, looking to enhance our daily practices.  We share requests and ideas of how to show our prayers in concrete ways.

    • Led by Diane Hoener

    • Each Thursday @ 7:00 pm

    • Meets virtually during the pandemic 

    • Sign up by contacting Diane Hoener (dianesteinhoener@gmail.com or 585 694-0881) or by responding to the SignUp Genius sent to you by email

  • Chain Reaction - Explore habits that facilitate increased health and well-being for all people, regardless of physicality, weight, or health. 

    • Led by Diane Hoener

    • Each Thursday @ 8:00 pm

    • Meets virtually during the pandemic with optional pandemic-safe "field trips"

    • Required texts (available on eBay and habitsofhealth.com and other retailers):

      • "The Bible"​

      • "Dr. A's Habits of Health" (second edition) by Dr. Wayne Scott Anderson

      • "Your Lifebook" by Dr. Wayne Scott Anderson

    • Let’s create a Chain Reaction of increased health and well-being.

    • Sign up by contacting Diane Hoener (dianesteinhoener@gmail.com or 585 694-0881) or by responding to the SignUp Genius sent to you by email

  • Covenant Group - A group (maximum 7) that meets under the guidelines of an agreed upon covenant.

    • Led by Ann Chicchi

    • Each Wednesday @ 9:30 am

    • Meets virtually during the pandemic

    • Sharing, prayer, book study

    • Additional groups can form when the maximum number of participants is met.

  • Mark: 20 Studies for Individuals and Groups

    • Led by Barbara DeCarlo

    • Each Wednesday @ 11:00 am and each Sunday @ 9:00 am in person, masked, socially-distant

    • Sharing, prayer, book study

    • Bible Study Guide by N.T. Wright (ISPN#978-0-8308-2182-2)

FELLOWSHIP SMALL GROUPS 
(Updated 10/2/2021)
  • Men's Group

    • Led by Glenn Sandberg

    • Most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays @ 5:30pm

    • Meets outside the main entrance of Trinity Media

    •  Good conversation over a beer, soda, or tasty beverage ​ 

    • Contact Pat in the church office for information (732) 257-6636

  • Knit at Night 

    • Led by Sally Conway...newcomers welcome!

    • Meets 3rd Thursday each month @ 7 p.m. at group members’ homes 

    • For beginners to advanced, come crochet or knit while enjoying conversation and light refreshments

    • RSVP to Barbara DeCarlo (barbdecarlo@yahoo.com)

    • Wear masks and remain socially distanced, please.

  • C.P.R. (Connect. Pray. Relax.) 

    • Led by Ed Hoener...newcomers welcome!

    • RSVPs to Ed Hoener (edhoener1@gmail.com) OR JUST COME ON OVER.

    • We try to meet outdoors, if possible, but will go indoors in inclement weather.  Dress accordingly.

 

Currently on hold due to Covid

  • Trinity Gems - a group of older adults who seek fellowship and formation during daytime hours.

    • Meets every third Tuesday of the month in the afternoon for tea or for a meal out.

    • Engages in lively discussion, sharing of needs and hopes

MISSION SMALL GROUPS  
(Updated10/2/2021)
  • FISH Hospitality  Program

    • Led by Debbie Chen

    • Newcomers always welcome!

    • Meets occasionally throughout the year to guide the congregation’s participation in the FISH ministry, in which the church houses, feeds, and fellowships with situationally homeless families of our area.

    • FISH guests are staying in hotels during Covid.

    • Trinity hosts a Covid-safe home-cooked meal quarterly.

  • Thinking of You:  Give a flower. Share a name.

    • We give flowers to celebrate the good times and offer support in the hard times.

    • Led by Diane Hoener (dianesteinhoener@gmail.com)

    • Donate flowers for pick up

    • Share a name for delivery

    • Arrange bouquets

    • Deliver arrangements

    • No TPC affiliation required to participate

 

These small groups are currently on hold due to Covid.

  • Dominican Republic Mission Group

    • Led my Debbie Chen...newcomers always welcome

    • Meeting dates and times vary

    • Mission trips scheduled every 2 years: NEXT trip in to be announced in the future.

    • Fun fundraising events held to offset expenses for needed medical supplies.

    • Many hands need to count and package pills and packing supplies

  • Elijah's Promise

    • Led by Robert Sullivan
    •  Prepare and serve meals for guests at Elijah's Promise Soup Kitchen one day per month
    • Scheduled for 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm.
  • Sing at Sunrise

    • Led by Dottie Spengel

    • All are newcomers welcome.... no special talent needed!

    • Come join in the joy of singing hymns and songs for and with the residents of Sunrise Adult Living Center.

    • Meets 3rd Friday/month @ 7 pm at Sunrise Assisted Living in East Brunswick, NJ

  • Caring for Seniors

    • Led by Marcy Dalomba...newcomers always welcome!

    • Participants visit Seniors at a local adult community to enjoy fellowship and bring caring, compassionate ministry to those who often are unable to get out and about.

    • Activities include crafts, other activities, and refreshments for Seniors.

    • Dates, times, and activities  scheduled every 1-2 months throughout the year