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Announcements - EASTER SUNDAY (APRIL 8, 2012)

posted Apr 10, 2012, 7:50 AM by Jonathan Watt

Witness

If you are interested in hosting a bible study in your home please contact Pastor Watt

Kids kindergarten through 4th grade: Join the FLOCK (Fellowship & Love Offered to Christ's Kids) at 6:00 on April 18th. We'll learn of Jesus' love and forgiveness through games, crafts, fellowship and fun! At this time, we'll meet just once a month on the third Wednesday. We look forward to seeing you in October! (Questions, please contact Julie Lang)

Word for Today Devotions are available by phone. Call (901) 328-7672. Regular long distance charges apply.

What is Apologetics? Defending the faith. Now available for purchase $10 for the whole set. Find these CDs in the Trinity Bookstore in the fellowship hall. Topics: "Introduction to Apologetics" "Why Defend the Christian Faith?" "Answering the Objections of Unbelievers" and "Testing the Truth Claims of Christianity" Talk to Pastor Watt if you have questions.


Mercy

Building Healthy Families: Jesus lives! And now we have a reason for living because He has risen! He lives and now - even in times of tribulation, difficult life circumstances or despair - we can have hope. “He lives to silence all my fears; He lives to wipe away my tears; He lives to calm my troubled heart; He lives all blessings to impart.” I know that my Redeemer lives! Lutheran Family Service of Iowa (515-251-4900)

Christian Care: Trinity has established a Christian Care fund to help people in our communities who are in need. Our Thanksgiving offering will be used to fund this account (use your Thanksgiving envelope). You may also give to the fund at any time simply use one of the Christian Care Fund envelopes on the narthex table. Any member of Trinity may request a gift for anyone in need. Find forms for requests on the Narthex table.

Life Quote: “‘Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for Thou art with me.’ … What gives meaning to these words? It is the Easter story of Christ’s resurrection. He lives and walks with me. We know this is no sentimental thought, but an objective truth that God is God, and He uses this verse to comfort His children. Because He lives, we can face tomorrow with confidence.” Rev. Homer Larson, speaker on the Christian Crusaders radio program – A “Life Quote” from Lutherans For Life · www.lutheransforlife.org

Please remember to bring a few items for the Creston food bank next week. The mission board has designate the third Sunday of every month as 'Caring for Your Neighbor' Sunday.


Life Together

Attendance Report: Palm Sunday: 4/1: 96

Calendar Corrections! Please note that Naomi Circle was left off of the calendar this month. Please make these updates to your copy!! Naomi Circle Wednesday April 11 at 1:30pm AND there will be no Communion on April 29th but we will have Holy Communion on the April 22.

Confirmation is Coming! Mark your calendars for May 2 and and May 5. The 2nd at 7pm is Questioning. Please come and hear and support Ashley and Reagan confess thier faith in public. See what they've learned. Then on the following Sunday (5th) they'll be confirmed. It is an important day for them and us. Support these young members of our congregation by your attendance at BOTH events.

Naomi Circle will meet on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 1:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Our Bible Study will be taken from the April, 2011 Lutheran Witness, entitled: “If Christ Had Not Been Raised”. Check your mail box in the Narthex for a copy. Please join us for this bible study and fellowship.

Please say "Thank You" to Cathy Dryden for the new Trinity Banner!

Thanks to Chuck Bowman for the updated hymn board.

Don’t forget fill out your attendance cards. Please don't forget to put the date on the card. Put the name of all in attendance on the front and all those taking communion on the back.

Check out the updated Trinity Facebook page. It is in the new timeline format. Become a fan. Keep informed about what's going on at your church.

At Trinity This Week

Sun Apr 8   Festival of the Resurrection

                    7:00am     Sunrise Service (HC)

                    8:00am     Easter Breakfast

                    9:00am     Easter Service (HC)

                    11:00am   Easter Service (First Lutheran)

Mon Apr 9  Pastor's Day Off

                    7:00pm     LifeLight Bible Study (FH)

Tue Apr 10 6:30am     Early Risers (McDonalds) 

                    1:30pm     Streams of Living Water, Sermon Broadcast

                                    www.PirateChristianaRadio.com

                    1:30pm     LifeLight Bible Study 

                    5:30pm     Habitat for Humanity Meeting (FH) 

Wed Apr 11 1:30pm   Naomi Circle (FH)

                    6:00pm     Jr. Confirmation Class 

                    7:30pm     Church Council

Sun Apr 15 Second Sunday of Easter

                    Caring for Your Neighbor - Food Bank

                    8:00am     Divine Service (First Lutheran) 

                    9:30am     Divine Service (HC)

                    11:00am   Sunday School Adult Bible Class 

                    11:30am   Voter's Meeting

In Your Prayers

Christian Care: Jane, George, Jabes, Jefery our sponsored orphans in Africa; Tornados in Texas;

Cancer: Frances Bird; Jeanne Herzberg; Jerry Monday (coworker of Bryon Bilderback); Jolene King (Daughter in Law of Velma Lorenz); Megan Anderson; Melinda Skellenger; Sheryl Peterson (Mother of Troy);

Hospice: Loretta Ferguson (Mother of Waunita Watt); Melissa Viers;

Illness, Injury, Surgery, Recovering: Chuck Lang; Clarance Ferguson (Parents of Waunita Watt); Gene Cook;

Military: Carl Green (Grand Nephew of Gene Cook); Michael Kaufman;

Missions: Concordia Mission Society; Dr Oliver (Seminary in Taiwan); Ivan and Jennifer Rasch, Africa; Pastor Daniel Vogel, Hispanic Missions in Iowa; Pastor Dennis Konkel, Deaf Missions in Iowa;

Shutins: Frieda Porter, Al Schroeder; Lonny Riley; Ruth Chase; Wilma Cottrell, Pauline Young;

Volunteer's This Week

Sun Apr 8

   Acolytes: 7am: Alex Brown, Hannah Watt

   Acolytes: 9am: Hannah Watt, Cali Foglesong

   Finance: Dennis Brown, Norm Schroeder

   Altar: Mike & Janette Lang; Megan Schutt

   Ushers: Dennis Foglesong, Tim Foglesong, Norm Schroeder, Jack Quee

   Elder: Jim Hagen

Sun Apr 15   

   Finance: Dennis Brown, Norm Schroeder

   Altar: Mike & Janette Lang; Megan Schutt

   Ushers: Dennis Foglesong, Tim Foglesong, Norm Schroeder, Jack Quee

   Elder: Jim Hagen

   Acolytes: Hannah Watt, Cali Foglesong 

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