Formation at Trinity: One of our purposes as a faith community is to respond to God’s call to become followers of Jesus Christ. Our identity is found in Jesus, and he doesn’t care how many Facebook friends or Twitter followers we have.
Being a follower of Jesus is not a spectator sport. It involves being active and getting dirty. It means that you’ll change, and grow, and give, and forgive, and share, and love.
Trinity is a place that offers tools (worship, Scripture, prayer and other spiritual disciplines), projects (outreach, service, stewardship) and mentors (Jesus, clergy, each other) that can help us to become faithful disciples. It’s a place where honest exploration and wholehearted experience can combine to create a life-changing, world-changing journey.
Brené Brown’s book, Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone, sparked excellent study, conversation, and growth for us during the 5 weeks of Lent. The 4 spiritual practices presented in the book offered us excellent markers...