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FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT (February 17, 2013)

posted Feb 19, 2013, 12:19 PM by Jonathan Watt

Witness

LifeLight will begin Monday, February 18. We will be studying 1st & 2nd Samuel. Classes will be held Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. The same lesson will be presented by Mike Lang each day. Please join us as we study God working to fulfill the promise of a Savior through King David. For information see Mike or Janette Lang or Pastor Watt.

TUNE IN FOR HIS TIME BROADCAST: on your Lutheran Radio Station Worldwide KFUO. Weekdays from 7-9:30am CST starts your day by sanctifying it with the Word of God and prayer. Based on God’s time in the Church Year, we feast on God’s Word in daily Scripture readings and interview guests on various topics vital to your daily life. The “Morning Prayer” segment features devotional meditations by pastors from around the country. Find it at www.kfuo.org --- live streaming on your computer, laptop, tablet, iPhones, smartphones, WiFi radio, and archived. Like and follow us: www.facebook.com/KFUORadio.

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.

EQUIPPING THE PRIESTHOOD OF ALL BELIEVERS...Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. This week's topics include: Dating Mechanisms on the Age of the Earth, The Office & Responsibilities of a Pastor, 16th Century Reformer Martin Luther, 1st Century Martyr Polycarp and more. You can listen to what you want when you want at www.issuesetc.org.


Mercy

Building Healthy Families: Children are a gift from God, perfect miracles each one, and are created in his likeness (Genesis 1: 26). This is true for all of God’s children, including special needs children. If you find yourself questioning God’s wisdom and asking, “Why me?”, “Where do I go from here?” or “What does this diagnosis mean for my child’s future?” You are not alone. We have the help you desire. Lutheran Family Service of Iowa Des Moines, IA (515) 251-4900.


Life Together

Attendance Report              February 10, 2013 – 82 Communion – 72

Ash Wednesday – 75, Communion - 65

Wednesday the Confirmation classes will be treated to Sloppy Joes, Chips, Bars before class. Serving will begin at 5:30 pm. Please thank Maggie Dory, Waunita Watt, Dorothy Cook, Linda Schoeder. Members of the congregation are encouraged to sign-up to help. The items for each meal are listed in the sign up book in the Narthex.

Boy Scouts Troop 129 invites everyone to come support us at our Annual Soup & Pie Supper. We will be here at Trinity serving from 5:30 to 7:00PM

For more information about Light of Life including the reading schedule please visit the Trinity Web Page http://www.TrinityCreston.org/lightoflife eMail discussion Group trinitylight+subscribe@googlegroups.com

Handy Helpers quilting meet this Tuesday and the third Tuesday of every month thru April.

Jim Schroeder from the Lutheran Church Extension Fund will be at Trinity on February 21 at 7:30 PM. Jim will be helping us to review and update our endowments. This meeting is especially important for members of the Church Council, the Board of Elders, and The Board of Stewardship. But any interested members of the congregation should attend.

Pastor Watt will again offer specific hours for Private Confession / Absolution during Holy Week. February 25-29 from 6-7pm. No appointment is necessary.

Thank you for attending the Youth Groups Valentine's Diner. The Youth Group appreciates your support and donations as they raise money to attend the National Youth Gathering in San Antonio TX this summer.

You are all invited to a wedding shower given for Lucas Wardenburg and Jessica Daley on It is a pampered Chef shower just come, you may purchase of the couples wish list or give mney for the couple to spend on items of their choice.

Thanks for donating money towards a pop machine for our Youth Group. The profits will go twoards camps and gatherings. We appreciate your support. Members of Youth Group (17 Feb 13 at 8:13PM, Trinity

TUNE IN FOR HIS TIME BROADCAST: on your Lutheran Radio Station Worldwide KFUO. Weekdays from 7-9:30am CST starts your day by sanctifying it with the Word of God and prayer. Based on God’s time in the Church Year, we feast on God’s Word in daily Scripture readings and interview guests on various topics vital to your daily life. The “Morning Prayer” segment features devotional meditations by pastors from around the country. Find it at www.kfuo.org — live streaming on your computer, laptop, tablet, iPhones, smartphones, WiFi radio, and archived. Like and follow us: www.facebook.com/KFUORadio. (17 Feb 13 at 8:13PM, Trinity

This is Week

Sun Feb 17            Pastor Watt at St. John's, Burt for 100th Anniversary

Caring for Your Neighbor - Food Bank 

8:00am                    Divine Service (First Lutheran) 

9:30am                    Divine Service 

11:00am                  Sunday School Adult Bible Class 

12:00pm                  Preschool Father's Night

Mon Feb 18           Pastor's Day Off

4:30pm                    Boy Scout Soup/Pie Supper

7:00pm                    LifeLight Bible Study - Trinity Fellowship Hall 

Tue Feb 19            6:30am                    Early Risers (McDonalds) 

9:00am                    Handy Helpers

1:30pm                    Streams of Living Water, Sermon Broadcast

www.PirateChristianaRadio.com

1:30pm                    LifeLight Bible Study - Trinity Fellowship Hall 

Wed Feb 20           9:30am                    Circuit Winkle - Redeemer, Corning, IA

6:00pm                    F.L.O.C.K. 

5:30pm                    Meal served for Confirmation Classes

6:00pm                    Confirmation Class 

7:00pm                    Lenten Service 

8:30pm                    Board of Missions (FH)

Thu Feb 21            7:30pm                    Jim Schroeder - Endowment Review

Sat Feb 23              8:00pm                    Wedding Shower (Lucas Wardenburg and Jessica

                                                                Daley)

Sun Feb 24            8:00am                    Divine Service (First Lutheran)

9:30am                    Divine Service (HC)

11:00am                  Sunday School Adult Bible Class

2:30pm                    Joint Committee Meeting - First Lutheran Church, Mount Ayr, IA

Serving at Trinity

Sun Feb 17            Ushers: Bill Magers, Paul Kearney, Bruce Herzberg, Adam Bochart

Acolytes: Devon Peterson; Cassidy Riley

Organist: Sharon Eklund

Wed Feb 20           Ushers: Bill Magers, Paul Kearney, Bruce Herzberg, Adam Bochart

Acolytes: Hannah Watt; Kolby Tomas

Organist: Carla Roghair

Sun Feb 24            Ushers: Bill Magers, Paul Kearney, Bruce Herzberg, Adam Bochart

Acolytes: Kessler Tomas; Sam Chapman

Organist: Sharon Eklund

Prayers

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

Christian Care: Timothy Meyer, Bart Rall, Chris Troxel, Martin Herzberg our sponsored Seminary Students

Cancer: Bethany Gurich; Dawne Bowman (Daughter-in-Law to Charlie and Paula); Kenneth Goeglein (Brother of Dorothy Cook);Megan Anderson;Rheanna Miller (Kindergartener);

Hospice: Al Schroeder 

Education: Confirmation Classes;  Injury, Illiness, Surgery, Recovering: Mary Carson, Hospitalized; Addison Veach (Waunita's grand niece) Cindy Ray (Preschool Helper) Continued illness, Marti Williams, Jeanne Herzberg

Military: Aaron Hoogland (Nephew of Carla Roghair); Bo Beeman-Persian Gulf (Nephew of Chuck & Paula Bowman); Carl Green (Grand Nephew of Gene Cook); David Davenport-Afganistan (Nephew of Chuck ); 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; 

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