Trinity United Methodist Church
A church in the heart of the community with a heart for the community.
Trinity is a "come as you're comfortable" environment, Everyone is welcome!
At Trinity, we think of ourselves as a loving family, and as such, we enjoy playing, learning, & serving together. We look forward to yearly church-family events such as camping trips, rally day, and a church-wide retreat known as Family Camp. There are also United Methodist Men, United Methodist Women, & Sisters In Ministry groups that meet at least once a month either for food, outreach, or education. The annual United Methodist Men fishing trip and The United Methodist Women's retreat is a blessed and fun time spent in nature. Keep updated on these and other events for the whole church through our newsletter and website.
Children are always welcome in our worship services. In addition, we offer continuous nursery care for infants and children up to 2 years old throughout our Sunday morning activities, There is a children's message especially for 3 year old - 2nd grade worshipers, as well as Children's Church.
At Trinity, everyone comes in our "back door". You'll find visitor's parking spaces behind the building. Once you enter one of the double set of glass doors, you'll find our sanctuary right in front of you. If you turn right, you'll find restrooms, as well as the nursery. If you turn left, you'll find our church office. If you need, help, just ask one of the friendly Trinity folks you'll find. We are all thrilled to see a new face and have the opportunity to share our church with you!
Trinity United Methodist Church began as an outpost Sunday School of First Methodist Church. A small group of First Methodist members was inspired by their pastor, Rev. W.D. (Bill) Comperry, to establish this outpost in the fast-growing northwest section of the city of Murfreesboro, in the hopes that it would evolve into a full-fledged church.
On January 25, 1959, the first assembly met, totaling 53 from First Church and the community.
At the Annual Conference in June, 1959 a formal request to recognize Trinity was made. As a result, a part time minister, Rev. Joel Underwood, was assigned to Trinity, the balance of his time to be devoted to the Wesley Foundation at Middle Tennessee State College. Trinity officially became a church on September 13, 1959. One hundred thirteen were in attendance and 56 charter members were received on that day. Charter membership in the new church was closed on January 3, 1960 and certificates were presented to the 90 charter members.
Land and Building
On May 4, 1960 property was purchased for $12,000. April 8, 1962 marks the ground-breaking ceremony, and the Church Building was consecrated on November 25, 1962.
New Editions & Rennovations
A New Sanctuary and classrooms were consecrated on November 6, 1988, and a new Education wing was consecrated on November 17, 2002. Additional storage was added along with a full kitchen remodel in 2016.
Today Trinity UMC fully embraces its mission statement, "a church in the heart of the community with a heart for the community". Members of Trinity give back to the community by donating and prepping food bags, engaging in homeless ministries, supporting programs such as Project Transformation, and even creating a disaster relief program known as "Chuckwagon".