Church News (Page 3)

Right Relations

Right Relations The name of the group is aspirational. We hope to grow in humility and courage and to find ways to work towards right relations with our neighbors through repentance, reparations, and relationships. We widen our knowledge in regard to the history and reality of racism, and support efforts of our Native American neighbors to restore usual and accustomed places for fishing, hunting, and gathering according to article 4 of the Treaty of Point No Point, 1855. Rev. Kristin-Luana Baumann, also…

Fair Trade

Fair Trade We sell a fantastic selection of Equal Exchange coffees, chocolate bars, cocoa and baking cocoa. Items are available in the church office which is open Monday through Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The Fair Trade Ministry at Holy Trinity started in 1997. Purchases made through us, support farmers and their families. Our profits are returned to Lutheran World Relief Small Farmers Fund. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is in the top 5% for sales in faith-based groups.

Chancel Choir

Chancel Choir Holy Trinity’s Chancel Choir rehearses weekly on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm and leads the congregation in song at Sunday morning services September-June each year. The Chancel Choir sings as an intentional unit with a goal of achieving the most musical expression possible, singing choral music of all genres and styles from Distler to Fauré. All ages are welcome as this is an intergenerational ministry, and choir members are dedicated to rehearsal in pursuit of our highest capability. 

Hymn Choosing Team

Hymn Choosing Team Holy Trinity’s Hymn Choosing Team helps plan the music for worship. The Team meets before liturgical seasons to research readings and devise a meaningful path through the singing year. With the guidance and wisdom of the pastors and music director in attendance at each meeting, individuals present which hymns and special singing they find meaningful and appropriate to the team, resulting in the creation of a thematic and musical arc to each service and throughout the season. 

World Class Instruments

Bond Organ & Steinway Grand Piano Featured prominently in our space is the rebuild of a Balcom & Vaughan organ. It’s one of the most substantial organs on the peninsula, with 30 stops and 24 ranks (link to organ specs: http://www.bondorgans.com/holy-trinity-lutheran-church ). This bold instrument accompanies our congregation in song every Sunday and is a resource for several organ students on the Olympic Peninsula. Additionally, Holy Trinity houses a harpsichord belonging to the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra, as well as a Steinway…

Resident Chorale

Resident Chorale: North West Women’s Chorale Our resident choir is the North West Women’s Chorale, an auditioned chorale located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, directed by Joy Lingerfelt. The NWWC performs throughout the Pacific Northwest and sings in services at Holy Trinity several times per year. For more information check out their website: http://www.nwwomenschorale.org

Hand Bell Choir

Hand Bell Choir Holy Trinity’s Handbell Choir is a rotating group of individuals who meet to rehearse handbell choir music. Handbell ensembles require a strong dedication to attendance and teamwork, which results in a sense of camaraderie and reaffirmed social bonds. This group has premiered new handbell compositions and accepts all ages of players.

Early Church History

This video series tells the story of the early church. We dive into the experiences the defines the first Christians. We explore the social order of the Greco-Roman world, the development of early Christian theology and we look at the major players that left their mark on the history of the church.

Creation Care Video Devotions

Welcome to our Electronic Creation Care Video Devotions that celebrates God’s good creation and the interconnectedness of all life. This service comes to you from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Angeles in Washington State.  

Bonhoeffer’s Martyrium

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German theologian and pastor. He was born on February 4, 1906, in Breslau, a city that now belongs to Poland. He died on April 9, 1945, in the Concentration Camp Flossenbuerg. US forces liberated the camp 14 days later. Bonhoeffer was a vocal opponent of the Nazis and in 1939 he was a teacher at Union Seminary in New York City. He decided to return to Germany in 1939, because he was convinced that his country…

Christmas Stories & Carols

Unleash the Christmas Spirit with stories and carols. We tell you stories about birds in a snowstorm, about a little girl who tries to sell matches, how the carol Silent Night brought the Christmas spirit to a church with a broken organ, and how Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Enjoy your favorite Christmas carols brought to you by our vocal ensemble. This is a great way to start your Christmas Eve celebrations. We hope you will celebrate with us. Have…