Trinity Talks (general)

Scripture: Colossians 3:12-14, Philippians 4:1-9, Matthew 22:1-14

Reflection: Saying Yes to the Dress

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Galatians 3:27-28

Philippians 2:5-11

Philippians 3:4b-14


Reflection: Waking up privileged

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Scriptures: Genesis 2:4-7, Mark 7:24-30, Luke 10:25-37

Reflection: Personal Racism.

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Philippians 2:3-4 

Proverbs 8:2-3,12-13,17-20 

John 1:43-46 

Acts 10:9-15, 19-22, 24, 28-29, 34-35

Reflection: Jesus, The Early Church, and Cultural Racism

Direct download: june_28th.m4a
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Guest preacher Rev. Jimmie Hawkins

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Scripture:  1 John 3:16-18, Exodus 16: 4-6, 13-18,  2 Corinthians 8:7-15


Reflection: A Perfect Storm - COVID 19 and Institutional Racism

Direct download: worship_June_14th_2020.m4a
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Scripture: Psalm 8, Genesis 1:26-2:2, 2 Corinthians 13:5-9, 13

Reflection: The Narrative of Dominion and the Biblical Call for Justice.

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Scripture: 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11, Romans 8:18-25, Psalm 13 


Direct download: worship_at_home_May_24th.m4a
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Scripture: Romans 8:5-9, Psalm 12, John 14:15-21 


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Scripture: Psalm 142

Romans 12: 1-5, 9-18

Reflection: A time to weep: Solidarity and Lament.

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Scripture: Ezekliel 34:1-14

Reflection: Can these bones live?

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Scripture: Luke 24:13-35

Sermon: Reflection on the Resurrection Road.

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Scripture: John 20:19-33

Sermon: The Body of the Lord

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Courtney, Mike, Stuart, and Ben play a game of Staff Picks. Whose list of Easter Candy do you like best?


Direct download: Staff_Picks_Easter_Candy.m4a
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He is Risen!

join with Trinity at home as we celebrate Easter Sunday.

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Join Trinity Presbyterian Church as they worship at home this Palm Sunday.

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Worship at Home with Trinity Presbyterian Church.  
Scriptures for this Sunday are Psalm 29 and John 4:7-26


Direct download: worship_at_home_March_29th.m4a
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Worship at Home with the Trinity staff.  A sermon conversation about Jesus speaking to the woman at the well.  A child's moment with puppets and music from Carol and Robert.

Direct download: Worship_at_home_March_22nd_2020.m4a
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A different type of worship service. Listen to scripture and join in the conversation at the well.

Scripture: John 4: 1-42

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Beginning with the opening prayer, the youth were in charge of the service this Sunday.  Scripture readings were Psalm 121 and John 3:1-17. The message was given by Robert Gay and Wil Thomas, followed with a poetry reading and charge and benediction.

Direct download: 20200308_Youth_Sunday.mp3
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The scripture for Sunday was: Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7 and  Matthew 4:1-11.  Judith preaches on the wilderness Jesus encounters in Matthew's verses.  She explores the desolate places in our lives and the different emotions and God moments you can encounter in solitude.

Direct download: 20200301_JFE_Desolate_Places.mp3
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Courtney, Mike, Stuart, and Ben pick their top fast food items in a draft style competition.  You get to vote for the winner.

Direct download: staff_picks_best_fast_food_item.m4a
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Pastor Judith preaches on Romans 7:15-25, Dueteronomy 30:15-20; and Psalm 199:1-8. She encourages us to be vulnerable with one another and admit how hard it is to live out God's intentions for the world and how hard it is to live out the intentions we have set for ourselves in response to God.

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Judith preaches on how we struggle with being the salt of the earth and the light on the hill. She delves into how religious practices,  like fasting, are meant to help us align with God's ways.  The scripture is from Isaiah 58:1-12 and Matthew 5:13-20 .                             

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Courtney, Mike, Stuart, and Ben pick their favorite cereals. Listen, then vote for your favorite list.


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Pastor Judith and Ben talk about the other Presbyterian sacrament, Communion.

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Pastor Judith preaches on the scriptures from John 1:29-42 and Luke 5:1-11.  She discusses Epiphany meaning more than "God with Us" but "God with all creation."

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Pastor Judith and Ben talk about John the Baptist, Jesus' Baptism and what Baptism means to Presbyterians.

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Pastor Judith explores the third Sunday of Advent and the joy that can be found even after indescribable loss, such as the Chernobyl accident.  She encourages us to be ready for little glimpses of joy that is on the horizon.  The  scriptures are Isaiah 35:1-10; Joel 2:21-27; James 5:7-10;  and Luke 1:47-55.  


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Paul Mannes and Ben have a look at Matthew 1-2 and see if there is more going on than just a nice story about Jesus' birth.

Direct download: Matthew_12_with_Paul_Mannes.m4a
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Courtney, Mike, Stuart, and Ben pick their top Christmas movies. Do you agree?  

Head to the Trinity website and vote for the list you think is best.  Share your list on our facebook page @trinitypresbyterianarlington

Direct download: staffpickschristmasmovies.m4a
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Pastor Judith welcomes in the Advent season with the scriptures from Isaiah 2:1-5; Genesis 1:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; John 1:1-18.  Judith talks about the hope for Advent and about being the light during the Advent season.

Direct download: 20191201_JFE_Light_of_the_World.mp3
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Ever wonder where the line is between normal anxiety and anxiety that’s a problem? Dan Campbell LCSW and Rich Long, Ed.D., Trinity Mental Health Wellness Team members, talk about anxiety – especially how it touches adults and parents -for a 40-minute podcast.   They answer questions raised after the screening of the documentary, “Angst,” including ideas on how to cope with anxiety and when to seek assistance.  This is one in a series on the topic but is “free-standing” as one may listen in any order.  

Direct download: mental_health_-_angst_2_-_11_25_19.m4a
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Pastor Judith preaches on Sirach 11:14, Luke 12:13-21, Matthew 6:19-21.  She addresses 6 possible reasons why God called the landowner's response with the bumper crop "foolish."  What do we do with the gifts God gave us? 

Direct download: 20191110_JFE_Gratitude_and_Trust.mp3
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Pastor Judith and Ben sit down and talk about reading the Bible and how she doesn't get bored preaching even after all these years.

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Ben, Stuart, Mike and Courtney come up with their list of the best Halloween Candy.  

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On an appropriately rainy Sunday, Pastor Judith preached on Psalm 65; Sirach 42:15, 43:13-22; and Matthew 5:45.  Judith invited us to be defined by gratitude as God places wonder in our paths daily.

Direct download: 20191027_JFE_Gratitude_and_Wonder.mp3
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Pastor Judith preaches on Psalm 66:1-12 and the Apocryphal reading: Sirach 42:15-23.  She explores the world's biggest and unique creatures inspired by  text from Sirach 42:17, "..The Lord has not empowered even his holy ones to recount all his marvelous works."   God is at work in the processes of life and new life, death and rebirth. 

Direct download: 20191013_JFE_A_Spacious_Place_The_Mystery_of_Creation.mp3
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Stuart, Mike, Courtney and Ben put forward their top three worship moments at Trinity.  Do you agree? Remember to vote for the list you like the most or let us know you own selection.

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Pastor Judith and Ben sit down to talk about the new theme "a year with creation".  They talk about the book of Sirach and the Irish Mystics.  

Pastor Judith also mentions her website



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In preparation for the screening of the movie, “Angst” to youth and parents on October 27, Rich Long and Dan Campbell sit down to talk about anxiety, its symptoms, its causes, and how to manage it. The podcast, like the film, is for both youth and adults.

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Ben Stewart, Mike "MacGyver" Swineford, Stuart "New Guy" Mapes and Courtney "the 3rd most powerful person in Trinity" Desautels play a game of Staff Picks.

Each person is trying to put together the best list in a "draft" style format. Will they get the list they want?  Will their work colleague steal their picks?  

You get to decide which list is best by voting here:

Direct download: staff_picks_episode_1_-_9_27_19_11.06_AM.m4a
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Judith and Ben sit down with the new youth director Stuart Mapes to find out a little bit more about his past and how he got to Trinity.

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Some Trinity college students sit down with Ben, to talk about their experience of High School and College.

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