Saturday, Sept. 14
Concert at 7 pm, Worship Center
Bruce Henry Legendary Jazz/R&B Vocalist!
Sunday, Sept. 15
Outdoor Worship at 10 am
Under the big tent!
One service only!
Special Musical Guest Bruce Henry
Food Trucks • Kid’s Bounce House
Bruce A. Henry
Bruce’s award-winning talent and music has taken him to five continents, garnering a large following in France and the Far East. His fans have heard him on the BBC, performing a Worldwide Radio Live Concert, as well as notable movie soundtracks. Henry has performed on 5 continents in locales such as Manila, Israel, Paris, London, Miami, New York City, Maui, Saipan and Tanzania. Bruce’s journey has resulted in an eclectic style of world-influenced jazz vocals and composition. Bruce possesses a three and one-half octave range, a pure voice with versatility and depth that few can match.
Bruce studied voice at The American Conservatory of Music in Chicago and is a former MacPhail Student. Vocalist/educator/composer Bruce A. Henry has performed with the likes of Jimmy Jam, Doc Severinsen, The Sounds of Blackness, Bobby McFerrin, Julius Hemphill, Buddy DeFranco and opened for the likes of Roberta Flack, Ramsey Lewis, Chris Botti, Natalie Cole, Stephan Grapelli and Gato Barbieri.
“Bruce Henry would have made a terrific Cantor. Not just because his pitch is true and his multi-octave range can cover the demands of any prayer. Like the best Cantors, Bruce can summon the highest spirit with a simple incantation. And it matters little if that spirit is Judaic, African, or Bulgarian or if the origin of the call is Gershwin or Parker or folk tradition. No spirit would turn away from the unwavering sound, the pure tone, the thunder from the heart.
We can’t turn away when Bruce is on stage. His presence is simultaneously commanding and approachable. His joy is contagious. He nearly overpowers with emotion, leaving one breathless but still standing. When he improvises it’s as if creating a ceremonial chant from ancient fragments. His voice is his horn, and he can swing like Goodman, spin and spiral like Parker, or levitate like Coltrane.”
– Andrea Canter, Jazz Police and Jazz Ink
GOING ON NOW! We worship at 9 a.m. outdoors at the Drive-in, and 10 a.m. indoors at church. Summer worship schedule runs Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. See you there! Scroll to bottom of page for more details on summer worship.
September through May
Holy Communion is celebrated weekly at both Sunday morning services, and everyone, without exception, is invited to receive the bread and wine. Christ’s table is open to all—please join us at Trinity and find your place at the table!
SUNDAY – 9 A.M.
Worship led by choirs, organ, and instrumentalists, incorporating historical, yet relevant elements of Lutheran worship. Here you will participate with robed clergy and worship leaders. You will sing hymns, songs, liturgy and psalms from a worship book and hear music from the Renaissance to the contemporary, from Bach to Gospel and a message relevant to our lives today.
SUNDAY – 10:30 A.M.
Worship led by an ensemble incorporating the best of contemporary Lutheran music. Through worship leaders, electric bass, drums, keyboards, and other instruments, the congregation engages in a time of praise and worship following the historic pattern of Lutheran worship (Gathering, Word, the same message as at 9 a.m., Meal, and Sending.)
ONE WORSHIP SERVICE
A few times a year we offer one worship service only on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. to reflect a special occasion and come together as one body of Christ in community. These are advertised well in advance.
Worship is at the center of our lives together at Trinity. Therefore our Wednesday Faith Formation kids begin their Wednesday night experience with worship, then move into their small groups for learning and relationship building. Everyone is invited to attend this short worship service filled with kids and the basic elements of Lutheran worship—Wednesdays at 6 p.m. whenever Faith Formation meets.
Summer Worship Times
Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend
PLEASE NOTE no nursery is available during the summer worship schedule. Children are always welcome in worship!
SUNDAY – 9 a.m.
Outdoor Worship at Drive-In in Houlton, Wi
Pile the kids and the family dog into the car and join us for our fun worship service at the Hilltop Drive-In Theater in Houlton, WI! The Drive-In is just east across the Stillwater bridge, about five minutes from downtown Stillwater. See the map below or use this address in your map app or GPS: 1433 Main St, Houlton, WI 54082
The Drive-In service features both contemporary and traditional music, with an eclectic mix of musicians, throughout the summer.
You’re welcome to stay in your car (the service is broadcast on the radio) or you can set up a lawn chair and enjoy the warm sun on your face. We even have coffee and scones before the service, so breakfast is covered! Dress is casual (yes, we’ve even seen some folks in PJs), the service joyful, and the fellowship warm and welcoming.
SUNDAY – 10 a.m.
Indoor Worship at Trinity
Trinity’s summer indoor service honors the rich heritage and deep roots we have as Lutherans. Each week, we feature guest musicians, who encompass an array of musical styles, to inspire us in connecting with God.
Similar to our 9 a.m. service during the fall and winter months, we follow a pattern or liturgy that has been developed over 2000 years: Gather, Word, Meal, Sending.What makes worship traditional is the garb that is hung on it: the style of music, choirs, organ, instruments, assisting ministers, processions, etc.
We believe in our increasingly secular world, the church needs to be more than just a historical witness to the faith. We are the church and we must act as contemporary witnesses to the gospel, bringing its reforming power into the world using the riches of our past, present and the future.
Trinity Worship Services Broadcast on Local Cable
Trinity’s traditional Sunday worship service is rebroadcast on channel 18 through Valley Access Channels:
Sunday 11 a.m.
Wednesday 1, 7, 11 p.m.
Thursday 7, 11 a.m.
Friday 4, 10 p.m.
Saturday 2, 10 a.m.