Member Spotlight September 2016
The Islip Chamber of Commerce September 2016 spotlight :
Trinity Lutheran Church
Rev. Michael Staneck
About Trinity Lutheran Church
Trinity Lutheran Church exists to regularly
RECEIVE God’s Gifts through worship in our church and homes,
SHARE the good news of Jesus with the community, to
GATHER with other Christians, and to
EQUIP the believers to
SERVE our Lord.
Why are you a member of the Islip Chamber of Commerce?
We are a member of the Islip Chamber of Commerce because we believe that being a member helps us create, maintain and grow our connection with the surrounding Islip community.
What are your business’s core values, goals, and overall mission?
OUR VISION: * The commitment to worship at Trinity Lutheran will increase each year. * Trinity will actively minister to the needs of the surrounding community with the Gospel message. * Trained teachers and parents will enable greater numbers of God’s children to hear, learn and live Biblical truth in church and home.
Share some unique facts and business history?
What makes your business stand out?
For almost 90 years Trinity Lutheran Church has shared the Hope and Life found in the Good News of Jesus Christ with the Islip community. Over that time we have touched and cared for countless families in worship, with teaching and in our mission outreaches.
What products or services do you offer companies or individuals?
Trinity Lutheran Church offers:
– Regular Worship services
– Nursery & Preschool that offers a quality Christian- based education – Sunday School
– Youth programsthat support our teeenagers in their growth as Christians – Adult Bible Studies
– Confirmation classes
– Trinity’s Food Pantry helps feed those in need
– Two different NA (Narcotics Anonymous) groups meet at Trinity each week
– Adult Bible studies
– Beginning September 7, 2016 at 7pm Trinity will offer Alpha, a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith ALL ARE WELCOME
– Also coming this fall is the YMCA’s signature progam Enhance®Fitness
– A proven community based senior fitness and arthritis management program ALL ARE WELCOME
– Our Annual Golf Classic is on September 12, 2016 at Southward Ho Country Club
For more information on all of these services can be found at TrinityIslip.org
What accomplishments are you most proud of?
Trinity is grateful to our Lord for our ability to share the hope and life found in the good news of Jesus Christ. We are part of the Islip community and work to serve those in need such as:
– Helping victims of superstorm Sandy recover and rebuild
– Help fund an outreach program to the community that focused on the ever growing epidemic of heroin addiction
– Helping to stock our food pantry shelves, feeding over 100 families each year – Offering Vacation Bible School that allows over 150 children to share in the love of Jesus
– Sending money to Honduras to help build homes and feed families.