Welcome to Trinity, we’re glad you’re here! We hear all the time that the best thing about Trinity is the people and we agree. We are community for all ages and love spending time together in a myriad of ways. Worship is our
cornerstone and you are always welcome. See you at 9:00 a.m. Sundays in the Sanctuary.
We are an ELCA congregation.
Trinity’s mission as a caring and loving community of believers in Christ is to
Welcome All to Worship Joyfully,
Grow in Faith and
Serve Near and Far
In Jesus’ Name.
This means we are in motion as we gather, grow and go!
Our vision is to be a thriving community engaging all in their baptismal vocations. This means that a church truly thrives when it equips members for their callings. All who are baptized have roles to play at Trinity and in the world!
Our core values are:
These values keep us focused on God and taking God’s love to our neighbor!
Our Church’s formation began during a meeting in a Long Lake living room in 1932 with the kind of warm hospitality Trinity is still known for. It was spring during the Depression and money was scarce; so scarce that the Northwest Synod of the United Lutheran Church of America discontinued the area field missionary’s office. But that did not deter a group of believers who met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Blain. It was time, they said, to form a Lutheran Church, as the Methodists and Roman Catholics had already planted parishes in the area.
The charter members were go-getters, making door-to-door calls leading to the first worship service, on July 13, 1932, which was officiated by Reverend Carl Tambert. Train whistles could be heard as congregants gathered in the 100-plus-degree heat at the Odd Fellows Hall above Neilson Hardware Store in Long Lake. Despite the heat, and during picking season, 18 people gathered.
Willing listeners who take time to understand and counsel others
Worship is foundational for Trinity and all Christians. Families gather together by God to remember who we are and whose we are. With God as the true host of this event, we experience God’s presence and leading through Word and sacrament, as we then respond with music, prayer and offering ourselves in service to God.
The Trinity community is a caring community in conversation with the living God. We encourage members and non-members to submit prayer requests. Our community will surround you in prayer. We believe in a God of love, healing and continual presence.