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a blended service of traditional and contemporary elements with communion

In the hall at 9:45AM
scripture, prayer, and creative response with communion

Worship each Sunday @ 8:30AM, 9:45AM, and 11AM

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Our Many Gendered God

This week at Trinity Lutheran, we'll be thinking about issues of gender and the ways we still need to transform our society.  I've b...

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Samantha's Obituary
Samantha Jo Trost, 20, of Virginia Beach, lost her courageous battle with cancer January 19th surrounded by her family and friends. After 5 years she is finally pain free and whole again. She is survived by her parents, Melia and Joseph, her loving sister Kristen, and her beloved Jordan Anderson. She is also survived by her grandparents, Ann and Hank Trost of Virginia Beach, and Charlotte Davies of Stafford, and her Uncle Carl and his wife Ann Trost of Guam. Her Aunts Michelle and her husband Mark Carlson of Culpepper; Megan and her husband Kendall Ferguson of Stafford. Numerous cousins, her puppy Stella, the sisters of ΕΣΑ, and the student body of ECU.Sam loved life. She loved people. She loved helping people. Those of us lucky enough to know Sam are forever blessed. She had a way of making you love her and those around her by just smiling. Her love of life was shown through her artwork, jewelry, and her willingness to help everyone. Cancer might have taken her life but she had the last laugh. No matter how hard the cancer or the cure attacked her she could still smile through it. Everyday she would smile at strangers and friends alike, and we would forget about her pain for a short moment. So today and every day, share a little bit of Sam with everyone, smile at them and make their day a little better. That is what Sam would do. So be angry, be mad, yell, cry, and then smile.

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