Advent Collection

We will be collecting Shoe Boxes this year for the Samaritan’s Purse program. There are pamphlets available on the desk in the hallway/entrance with details on what to include in your show box. We will be collecting them through November 12th. Feel free to wrap the top and bottom of the shoe box separately  Please see Kelly Smith with questions. Thank you for your generosity!

Candy Making Information


The Candy Making Season is fast approaching here at Trinity United Methodist Winfield!!!

Candy Making Set-Up will be on October 21st.

We will be making candy the weeks of October 23rd & 30th.

We will be selling candy during the weeks of November 6th & 13th.

Any questions or if you would like to help out in ANY way please talk to Jerry Bolig.

Fall Festival

  Saturday, October 28th from 3-5pm.

     Come Join Trinity United Methodist

 Church Winfield for our Fall Festival!!!

      We will have free food, fun and games!

          Costumes welcome!!

 Black Kettle Ham & Bean Soup

Church Pavilion

24 State Route 304

Winfield, PA 17889

Retire Fearlessly Workshop

Check out the retirement workshop that Trinity United Methodist Winfield is hosting through Thrivent Financial on Monday, October 9 at 7 PM – 8 PM.

Will you have enough to retire? Will your retirement income last? Learn how to manage six risks all retirees face: outliving income, inflation, unpredictable events, market volatility, income taxes and rising health care costs. Join us on October 11th at the Milton Public Library. Light fare will be served at 4:30 and the presentation will begin at 5pm. Contact Melissa at 570-884-4060 or to RSVP. No products will be sold at this event.

Thrivent Financial is a a membership organization of Christians that has helped its members be wise with money and live generously for more than 100 years. No products will be sold at this event. Thrivent Financial and its respective associates and employees cannot provide legal, accounting, or tax advice or services. Work with your Thrivent Financial representative, and as appropriate your attorney and/or tax professional for additional information.

Insurance products issued or offered by Thrivent Financial, the marketing name for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton, WI. Not all products are available in all states. Securities and investment advisory services are offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc., 625 Fourth Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55415, a FINRA and SIPC member and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrivent. Thrivent Financial representatives are registered representatives of Thrivent Investment Management Inc. They are also licensed insurance agents/producers of Thrivent. For additional important information, visit

Also listed on our Facebook page as an event.

UMCOR Collection Information

Items needed in a cleanup Bucket. you can bring any of these items to the church. you do not have to do a whole bucket you can just get some of the items. for those of you around the country, check with a local United Methodist Church they will be able to help you with where to take it.
Cleaning Kit Materials
• 5-gallon bucket with resealable lid
o Buckets from fast-food restaurants or bakeries can be used if washed and cleaned
o Do not use buckets that have stored chemicals such as paint or pool cleaner
o Advertisements on the outside are acceptable
• Liquid laundry detergent
o One 50-oz. or two 25-oz. bottle(s) only
• Liquid household cleaner
o 12‐16 oz. liquid cleaner that can be mixed with water
o No spray cleaners
• Dish soap
o 16‐28 oz. bottle any brand
• 1 can air freshener
o Aerosol or pump
• 1 insect repellant spray
o 6‐14 oz. aerosol or spray pump with protective cover
• 1 scrub brush
o Plastic or wooden handle
• 18 cleaning wipes
o Handi Wipes or reusable wipes
o No terry cleaning towels
o Remove from packaging
• 7 sponges
o No cellulose sponges due to mold issues
o Remove from wrapper
• 5 scouring pads
o Remove from wrapper
o No stainless steel, Brillo pads, or SOS pads (nothing with soap built in)
• 50 clothespins
• Clothesline
o One 100-ft. or two 50-ft. lines
o Cotton or plastic
• 24-roll heavy-duty trash bags
o 33‐ to 45-gallon sizes
o Remove from the box
• 5 dust masks
• 2 pairs kitchen dishwashing gloves
o Should be durable enough for multiple uses
o Remove from packaging
• 1 pair work gloves
o Cotton with leather palm or all leather
Assembly Directions
Place all liquid items in the bucket first. Place remaining items in the bucket, fitting them around and between the liquid items. Sponges, scouring pads, clothespins, and trash bags can be separated in order to fit all of the items in the bucket. Ensure the lid is closed securely.
Important Notes
• All items must be new except for the actual bucket and lid.
• All cleaning agents must be liquid and in plastic containers. No powders, please.
• If you cannot find the requested size of a liquid item, use a smaller size. Including larger sizes of any item will prevent the lid from sealing.
• If all of the items on the list are not included, please put a label on the bucket indicating what has been omitted.
Boost Post

Education & Missions

Here at Trinity United Methodist Church we nurture our faith with Christian Education.  Aside from our Sunday Worship Service, we also have various ministries and church activities to meet and bond with our brothers and sisters in Christ.

Our Activities include:

♥  Family Celebration

♥  Men’s Breakfast (Every other Saturday)

♥  Quilters Fellowship Group

♥  Church Picnics

♥  Family Game Night

♥  Christmas Caroling


Our 2017 Missions are:

  •  Transitions
  •  Boy Scouts (Troop 513)
  •  Expectations
  •  One Great Hour of Sharing
  •  Elijah’s Bowl
  •  Habitat of Humanity
  •  Kairos Ministry
  •  Gideons
  •  Volunteers in Mission
  •  Committee on Native American Ministries
  •  Adopt a Family
  •  World Hunger (UMCOR)
  •  Recreation
  •  Methodist Children’s Home
  •  Haven Ministries
  •  Wounded Warrior Families
  •  Mini Thon


Children’s Programs

☼  Children’s Choir

☼  Easter Egg Hunt

☼  Vacation Bible School

☼  Fall Family Fun Night

☼  Light the Night (An alternative to Halloween)

☼  Free Babysitting in December during Lewisburg’s Late Shopper night.

☼  Children’s Christmas Eve Service

☼  Children’s Message during Sunday Service

☼  Full Nursery available

  • A playground is available on the hill next to the pavilion.


╬ Matthew 19:14  Jesus said, ” Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of Heaven belongs to such as these.”

Weekly Bulletin

Announcements & Events for October 22nd

Women’s Bible Study is on Wednesdays at 10 am.

Wednesday Night Bible Study meets @ 7pm.

Fifth week Special Mission Offering – Mini Thon.

Emmanuel New Berlin Bible Study on Revelation meets Thursdays at 7pm.

HandUP Foundation’s Renewed Hope Women’s Home informational meeting here at the church today @7pm.

The Fall Festival – Saturday, October 28th 3-5pm.

Youth Group meets next week Oct. 29th @ 3pm.

Candy Making: Weeks of Oct. 23rd & 30th are candy production, weeks of Nov. 6th & 13th are candy sales; for details & to help: talk to Jerry B.

Advent Collection – Christmas Shoe Boxes for Samaritan’s Purse, collecting thru Nov. 12th.

We are collecting cleaning buckets for all hurricane flood victims, list on bulletin board.

We still need a volunteer to teach the Elementary Sunday School class for the months of Oct.-Dec. please see Katie, Claire or Pastor Larry.

The Church has set up a YouTube channel for bible studies called: Trinity United Methodist Winfield.

Diana Weikel has Weis & Giant cards available.

Happy Birthday!


Happy Anniversary!

Gerry & Wendy Burk – October 22nd

Tom & Jennifer Tull – October 27th


September’s Monthly Report

Weekly Need      $3,128.50

YTD Current Fund

Revenue:    $ 84,666.57

Expenses:   $ 90,028.06

$ (5,361.49)

YTD Building & Maintenance

Revenue:     $ 20,550.11

Expenses:    $ 20,085.78

$  464.33


Trinity United Methodist Church

24 State Route 304

Winfield, PA 17889

Church Office: 570-524-9070

Pastor: 570-898-8710

Pastor’s Email:

Secretary’s Email:



October 22nd, 2017



Serving You Today:

Pastor Larry Siikanen

Organist:  Kim Bolig

Greeters:  The Schreffler’s

Ushers:  The Gorby’s

For Today:


Elementary – meets upstairs in the nursery

Youth Group – meets downstairs in classroom with mural

The Pacesetters –  Adults; meets in overflow

If you have any questions, please ask.  We will be more than happy to assist you.

Children Newborn to 4 yrs old are invited to come to our nursery.


“One can be a hypocrite before man, but not before God. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before Him, nothing hidden. He knows our every thought and intention.”                           – Unknown

Order of Worship

Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Welcome & Announcements

Call to Worship:

Leader:  Trust in the Lord and do good.

People:  May the Lord give strength to the people!

Leader:  O taste and see that the Lord is good!

People:  God is our refuge and strength.

* Hymn:          O Worship the King              73              

Opening Prayer

Almighty and everlasting God, in whom we live and move and have our being, you created us for yourself, so that our hearts are restless until they find rest in you. Grant to us such piety of heart and strength of purpose that no selfish passion may hinder us from knowing your will, and no weakness from doing it. In your life may we see life clearly and in your service find perfect freedom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Children’s Message

First Lesson:                              I Thessalonians 1:1-10

Joys & Concerns


* Doxology

* Hymn:            O How I Love Jesus             170         

Sermon Text:                          Matthew 22:15-22

Sermon:     “Give to God What Belongs to God”

*  Song:             From the Inside Out     

Closing Prayer

*  Song:                  He Reigns     

Dismissal with Blessing

Postlude & Going Forth to Serve God & Neighbor

* Indicates a time to stand. If you are unable to stand, please remain seated.


Welcome to Trinity United Methodist Churches Home Page!

Everyone is welcome to join in on our worship services!  Each Sunday brings a message of God’s love through word and song.  We offer our church services to both adults and children in our community.  This coming Sunday, June 25th our blended Worship service (which includes a children’s message) is at 9:00 AM, while our Sunday School program starts at 10:15 AM. Starting Sunday, July 2nd we will be moving our Worship service to 8:45 AM and Sunday School will follow at 10 AM.

By visiting Trinity United Methodist Church in Winfield, you bring your family closer to God and strengthen your faith by hearing His word.  Should you have any questions about our church community, feel free to reach us through the contact information listed here on our site, or contact us through Facebook at  We will be glad to accommodate you!