Trinity AME Church to begin services Sunday

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Trinity AME Church, a new work of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, will begin services at 1420 South Darla Avenue in Gonzales on Sunday Oct. 7. As a new work, Pastor Orin J. Blouin and the Trinity congregation met in homes and at the Howard Johnson Post 557 American Legion Hall before the Rev. Matthew Stephens and the Word of Faith church family blessed Trinity with a sanctuary for worship. Trinity services are 8 a.m. on Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Bible Study on Wednesdays.

Presiding Elder David J. Campbell Jr., of the Western New Orleans Baton Rouge District, will participate in the dedication services at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7.

The Mission of the African Methodist Episcopal Church is to minister to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and environmental needs of all people by spreading Christ's liberating gospel through word and deed. At every level of the Connection and in every local church, the African Methodist Episcopal Church shall engage in carrying out the spirit of the original Free African Society, out of which the AME Church evolved: that is to seek out and save the lost, and serve the needy.