" Be a beacon ...

seeking and reflecting the light of the Lord "        
Welcome ...

We are Trinity Lutheran Church of South Newstead. We invite you to look around our site for information. We also invite you to join us at one of our services or upcoming events. We welcome you with a smile, handshake and the sharing of the grace that the Lord has given unto us. Find out more about our church.

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The verse of the day...

O LORD my God, I cried out to you, and you restore me to health.
Psalm 30:2

 Worship Services : 
Sunday Worship 9:30 am
Sunday School Gathering:
Youth Students: 8:30 am
Preschool Students: 9:00 am

Office Hours:
Monday 1-4 pm, Wednesday 11-1 pm
Other times by Appointment

Office Phone:

(716) 542-9828
Messaging available after-hours

Pastor Jamie Retallack
Pastor's Phone: (716) 848-9683
Pastor's Email: Jamesretallack@gmail.com
Pastor's Blog: http://pastorjamier.wordpress.com/

Email: trinlc@rochester.rr.com

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Starting on March 22nd at 7 Pastor will lead First Communion classes.  The class is open to all Children in the 3rd grade and up.  Classes will be every Wednesday at 7 for 4 weeks and their First Communion will be on Palm Sunday (April 10).  See you there.

We are having a Sunday School room clean up. Help will be needed Saturday, April 1 at 9:00 am. April Fools...Not Kidding!

Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday, 9:30am, April 9
Maundy Thursday, 7pm, April 13
Good Friday, 7pm, April 14
Easter Sunday, 8:00am & 10:45am, April 16

Join us Sunday, April 23rd following service for a fun photography lesson for kids of all ages. (Adults are welcome to join too!) Kids will be able to take a photo of a friend and see what it's like to be a photographer. They can ask any questions they have about the profession and play dress up for the portraits. We will have PBJs and a few snacks, but anything pot-luck is welcomed. Please bring a costume, hat or silly accessory to make it fun! If you have a digital camera or Instax mini, feel free to bring it. Any questions, just ask Tracy Dorr.

Church yard clean-up is planned for Saturday April 29 @ 9:00 am.

Trinity Members To Assist Food Pantry
On May 1st at 6:30pm the members of Trinity are asked to volunteer with the Food Pantry to assist in setting up for distribution.  Please contact Donna Kumpf with any questions or to volunteer.  Thank you!

Adopt a Highway is planned for Saturday May 13 @ 9:00 am.

Sunday School

All children, as young as 3 years,
are welcome to attend Sunday school.

Pre-K classes begin at 9AM - 9:25AM
by Miranda Hammer and Jane Dorr

Youth Sunday School gathering begins at 8:30AM - 9:25AM
 includes snack time 

 Classes are followed by Worship at 9:30AM
Children are encouraged to join

Confirmation class for 7th and 8th graders
taught by Pastor Jamie Retallack.
Last day of Sunday School is in June.

Please contact our Church office at 542-9828 if you have any questions or would like to register for Sunday School Class.

Adult Bible Study
with Pastor Jamie

held immediately following worship service.

Spaghetti Dinner & Basket Raffle
Trinity's Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Basket Raffle was March 18th, thank you to all that joined, donated, assisted, ate dinner and tried to win a basket or two!
A great time was had by all!  See ya next year!!!

Vow Renewal February 11th
Thank you to those that reaffirmed the vows that have carried you and your spouse through your life together.  With Valentines day on the way its important to take time to appreciate the ones we love.

Musical Guest After Worship
On February 12 Trinity hosted Craig Wilkins, an accomplished country musician who plays classic country favorites and Gospel music.  Pastor Jamie set the pace of this fulfilling day with Worship that didn't end yet, pot luck lunch followed by music.  Soul, body and mind attuned to the word of God. Thank you to all that joined and volunteered!!


On Sunday (2/5) the congregation brought a buck $or more $$and dropped it in the kettle of the team they thought will win the Super Bowl.  Awaiting the results to see if Trinity can predict the outcome of this years game.
All donations to benefit
Hearts & Hands of Akron, NY!
Lots of fun for the congregation and those in need are helped too!

Sunday School Play

Thank you to the Sunday School Students and Staff for the wonderful play teaching of God's Word.  We are blessed with wonderfully joyous children and congregation.
Thank you again, great job to all!

Thank you all for the donations, volunteering - cooking, and purchasing pies for this community outreach.

 On October 30th we celebrated Confirmation.
CJ, Mitchell, and Cameron confirmed their faith on the 500th anniversary of the Martin Luther's 95 theses.
On December 18th we celebrated the Confirmation of Luke Conschafter as he confirmed his faith.
Blessed are we to have these
bright people in our church.

6th Annual Pub with a Purpose Event
Thank you to all that made it out to the Buffalo Brew Pub to help gather for this community outreach. We'll see ya again next year!

Update: over $6K raised for
community food outreach programs



5th Annual Tanya's Trot For Epilepsy

Thank you to all that joined us on
Sunday, September 18th

for the Run/Walk, raffle, fun, and more!
for more information visit:



Thank you to the flowerbed volunteers and to Frank Powell, of Powell's Property Maintenance, for donating the mulch for the flowerbeds!
The Church flowerbeds look wonderful!!!


Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of South Newstead

A congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Upstate New York Synod.

Pastor Jamie Retallack

  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Facilities are wheelchair accessible.