El Mensajero       19 March 2020    Update
Official Online Newsletter of La Trinidad UMC
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Two Sunday Services will be offered live through YouTube.
In response to the coronavirus crisis and in obedience to civic authorities placing limits of gatherings to fewer than 10 persons, La Trinidad UMC Church Council has voted to temporarily suspend in-person participation in Sunday worship services.  During the suspension, the church will continue to offer 2 Sunday Worship Services through the online format.
The 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM Sunday Services will be conducted by the church pastoral staff and a few musical volunteers and broadcast through YouTube.  

Musical offerings of those remaining at home may be recorded digitally and sent by Google Drive to for inclusion in our online worship presentations.  Prayer requests can be emailed or sent by text.   

We ask those watching online to please register their online attendance by sending an email to stating the names of those viewing.

Our pastoral staff will also be working to provide other online resources for persons of all ages and working to connect with those without Internet.   

Clicking on this link opens the YouTube channel.

YouTube can be viewed on mobile devices, computers, digital streaming boxes, and smart televisions. 

The content from previous events and Sundays is available after the service ends.
Get Networked with ZOOM

La Trinidad UMC has subscribed to the ZOOM teleconferencing platform.  This platform will be used to facilitate administrative meetings, fellowship gatherings, and Bible Studies.  

If you are are class leader and want to offer your class through ZOOM, please contact Pastor John at  Only one meeting can be held at any one time.  There is no charge to participants to enjoy this technology.  

Watch for ZOOM invitations in your email and on our church Facebook Page.  With a free app, you can click on the link and get connected.  ZOOM also allows an audio connection through telephone.  To use ZOOM, you must authorize the application to have access to your microphone and camera connected to your computer or movile device.

Pastoral visits can be conducted through ZOOM, by Phone, or by Facetime.  

Pastors John and Raquel Feagins will be hosting a GENERAL PASTORAL VISIT via ZOOM on Sunday 22 March 2020 at 3:00 P.M. from their residence.  Please feel free to join this "online open house" if you like.

Topic: General Pastoral Visit
Time: Mar 22, 2020 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Use This Link to Join the General Pastoral Visit

Meeting ID: 592 338 724
Administrative Notice

The administrative office and pastoral staff of La Trinidad UMC is working diligently to continue ministry operations and adapt our spiritual resources for remote deployment.  The staff is also observing social distancing.

As such, the church office is not open to the public.  Church members who need to enter the church facility for work or administrative purposes will be admitted by the church secretary or other staff member.  We encourage all persons to honor the requests of the CDC, state, and local officials for their own safety and that of others.

Please do not approach the administrative offices if you have any flu-like symptoms, if you have traveled out of the area within the last two weeks, or if feel you may be at risk.
Church Finances
With in-person worship being temporarily suspended due to the requirements of social distancing, continuation of ministry at La Trinidad will depend on tithes and offerings being offered through the mail, through bill-pay services, or authorized through PayPal.

Your love and generosity during this difficult period are especially appreciated and needed.

All mailed or online gifts are treated with the same care as the Sunday offering and are credited to each individual giving statement.

Special offering envelopes designed for postal use are available through the church office.  We will soon be sending these out as well, but ordinary envelopes work as well.   Please use this address if sending gifts in the mail:

La Trinidad United Methodist Church
300 San Fernando St.
San Antonio, TX 78207

If your bank has a Bill Pay service, you can designate La Trinidad UMC as a recipient and an automatic check will be sent.

The best way to use PayPal is to open a free PayPal account, transfer funds into it from your bank, then make a PayPal to PayPal transfer using the church's "Donate" button.  PayPal to PayPal transfers are free of any processing fees.  

PayPal also accepts credit cards but adds a small processing fee.    Those gifts are welcome as well.

The button below opens the online giving page of the church website.
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