History of Our Fellowship
2013—Home Bible Study
2014—Meeting at NCITE—Nursery Ministry Started
2015—Meeting in dedicated space added mid-week activity
Mid 2016—Added Elementary and Middle School activities
November 2016—Charter service and NEW and better meeting space!
It’s official! Trinity Evangelical Reformed Church is officially chartered.
What began as a home Bible study is now a group of Christians formally covenanting together to faithfully follow Jesus Christ.
After singing hymns and praying together, those wishing to unite together as a new congregation read the new church charter and then signed their names to the church member covenant and to the charter member document. In signing the latter of the two each person indicated whether they were uniting with the new church by testimony or baptism.
Next, pastor Tim Wilkey was asked a series of questions, in the form of pastoral vows. The pastor, in turn, asked the congregation to pledge their support of his ministry to the congregation.
Today’s sermon time was devoted to briefly recounting our journey from 2013 to today, followed by a short consideration of 2 Timothy 4:2.
After our morning worship time, we enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving-themed meal complete with turkey, ham and all the traditional side dishes and desserts.
Although the first half of the day was more than memorable, it was evident that seeing two of our new members baptized was even more encouraging.
Perhaps there was no more fitting conclusion to our day than to observe The Lord’s Supper for the first time as a newly formed local church.
We won’t soon forget the promises we made and we pray for God’s grace that we might honor Him and bring glory to Him by staying faithful to Him, His Church, and His mission.