Experience
God

Taking Jesus to Heart &
Welcoming All—No Matter
Who You Are

 
 
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About
Holy Trinity

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We’re especially proud of our stained glass windows. If you’re a history buff or simply an art aficionado, you will also appreciate their splendor.

 
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Who

Holy Trinity is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We welcome all people no matter who you are. At Holy Trinity, we take scripture seriously and fully trust in the words of the Apostle Paul:

There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
– Galatians 3:28

What

At Holy Trinity, we strive to provide a welcoming space for worship, education and fellowship. Stylistically, we strive to provide a diverse worship experiences including both traditional and progressive elements.

Why

“Welcoming all to grow in faith; living Christ's message of serving and loving neighbors near and far.”

Mission Statement of Holy Trinity Lutheran, Bellerose

Location &
Worship Times

Where

Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
246-55 87th Avenue
Bellerose, NY 11426

Office: 718-347-0278
Email: holytrinitybellerose@yahoo.com

From Northern State Parkway or Long Island Expressway:

Cross Island Parkway south to Exit 28B (Hillside Avenue) Left onto Hillside Avenue then Right onto Commonwealth Blvd. Our church building is on left-hand side of Commonwealth.

From Southern State Parkway:

Cross Island Parkway north to Exit 28B (Hillside Avenue). Right onto Hillside Avenue then Right onto Commonwealth Blvd. Our church building is on left-hand side of Commonwealth.

Centrally located on Commonwealth Blvd, between Jericho Tpke. and Hillside Ave. We are right off the Cross Island Parkway. Plenty of street parking. You can also reach us by bus or LIRR.

Whatever way you do, you’ll be greeted warmly by a loving church and will immediately feel like part of the family. 

When

Worship Times for 2018-19 Program Year (From September to June)

9:00 am Family Worship with Sunday School

10:30 am Traditional Worship

 
 
 

We Are
Servant-Leaders

We Make It Our Mission to Serve Our
Lord & Savior by Serving the Community

 
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What’s a
Servant-Leader?

Defining Purpose—God’s Work, Our Hands

A servant-leader focuses primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong. While traditional leadership generally involves the accumulation & exercise of power by one at the “top of the pyramid.” Servant-leadership is different. The servant-leader shares power, puts the needs of others first and helps people develop and perform as highly as possible.

We believe that Jesus of Nazareth was the full embodiment of what it means to be a servant-leader.

At Holy Trinity, we live out these values not only in the way we interact with each other, but also by what we do. After all, this is where the rubber hits the road and we can make a difference in the surrounding community.

You can too.

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When you visit, you can expect Pastor Rebecca and the entire congregation to embrace you. We have opportunities for Bible study, community service, support and plenty of time for social interactions with others. What’s more, you’ll feel you’re making a difference in the world.

Visit our outreach, education, and community groups pages to see where God is calling you to fit in. Better yet . . . want something you don’t see? Start a group and gather—Holy Trinity is always open to grow and change!

Click here for a full listing of Holy Trinity’s guiding leadership. We’re always welcoming new leaders to share your vision with us!

Jesus didn’t turn anyone away. Neither do we.
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Our Pastor

Rev. Rebecca Pollicino has been our Temporary Shepherd for the past two years. She will guide us through our transition and ensure we are prepared to call our next pastor.

Rev. Rebecca Pollicino

Pastor Rebecca graduated from General Theological Seminary in Manhattan and fulfilled her Lutheran year at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

Before seminary she completed the MNYS Diakonia program and is currently serving as both an instructor and the Executive Director of the Diakonia Steering Committee. She has her certification in Interim Ministry.

 
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What People Are Saying About Holy Trinity in Bellerose

Holy Trinity immediately felt like family when we were looking for a church. Being new to the area we checked several churches but felt so comfortable at Holy Trinity we decided to make it home.

I think God took me by the hand and led me here.

We’ve raised 3 kids here and have made wonderful friends in the congregation. We could not have asked for a better church
— Carol Albasini
Initially I was looking for a faith based community for me and my children that focused on outreach. Did I hit the jackpot! Holy Trinity has fulfilled all my expectations of what a Church should be and more!

My children and I participate in so many ways to serve our neighbors near and far! My faith has grown beyond measure through the various Christian educational resources offered.

I am grateful for my “extended family” which is the congregation. I am blessed to be a member of Holy Trinity,
— Linda Lago
 
 
Couldn’t think of a nicer group of people who, along with me, call Holy Trinity their church home. Glad to be part of this family since 2001.
— Herb Guschkat
 

Calendar &
Upcoming Events

Experience Life Together &
Bring Your Gifts to Find
Your Purpose

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May Events
at Holy Trinity

Upcoming Events This Month 

Cinco de Mayo - May 4th at 6pm

Read more in our Featured News section
about another fun and successful event held at Holy Trinity.,

LYO Annual Assembly/Lock-in - May 3-4th 8pm
Worship 10pm; All welcome


Mother’s Day Brunch - May 12th
Brunch following each service.

Men’s Club Dinner / Dance - May 18th
With Live Folk Rock Music at 5pm

Hosted by HT Men’s Club; Featuring the
Music of the Larry Martone Trio
Dinner Buffet (catered by Zum Stammtisch)
Cost per per: $30 Adults
$10 Children 7yrs-16yrs
Children 6yrs & younger are FREE with
Children’s menu

Ascension Day - May 30th at 8pm

Ongoing Events

WEEKLY BIBLE STUDIES Tuesdays at 7 pm May 7,21,28
and Wednesdays at 10 am May 1,8,15,22,29.

CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING May 14th at 7:30 pm

YOUTH GROUP May 4th & 18th. Junior group 6:30 pm & Senior group 8:30 pm

MEN’S CLUB May 8th at 7:00 pm at Bruno’s in Howard Beach
Wives included - see sign-up sheet

WOMEN’S GROUP May 15th at 7 pm

YOUNG AT HEART May 8th & 22nd at 12:30 pm

Save The Dates

ME-HE-TU Camping Weekend June 1-2
Pentacost/Confirmation Sunday June 9th, 9am
Father’s Day Brunch following each service June 16th

Holy Trinity prides itself on our hospitality, Almost every time our doors are open there is a pot of coffee, a piece of cake and someone willing to join in conversation.

Please take a look at our calendar for any special events coming up this month. All events are open to the public, check out individual events for any special details.

Featured Events

Featured News From Holy Trinity

Recycling Awareness
This past Sunday, we received a visit from the NYC Organics division of the NYC Department of Sanitation. We all learned the importance of recycling and keeping our environment free of pollutants, plastics & papers and other recyclable items. Let’s all help keep our community clean. Learn more by calling 311 or visit nyc.gov/zerowaste

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LYO Assembly Elections
The annual LYO assembly was held at Holy Trinity on May 3-4. During that lock-in, the elections for the 2019-2020 LYO Board were elected. The youth come from all over the Metro NY Synod. Elected this year is:

LYO President- Courtney Ng
LYO Vice Pres- Miguel Mejia

Both are active members of Holy Trinity and were elected by their peers to represent the youth of our Synod.
Let's congratulate them.

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

If you have an announcement you’d like to share, feel free to send us an email: holytrinitybellerose@yahoo.com.



 

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