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Fourth Sunday in Easter - May 15, 2011

posted May 11, 2011, 2:21 PM by Pastor Trinity


DEFENDING THE FAITH, TEACHING THE TRUTH...Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken and produced by Lutheran Public Radio. Topics include: Responding to Liberal Bible Scholars, The Exclusive Claims of Jesus Christ, Emperor Constantine, Peter & Cornelius and more. You can listen to what you want when you want at ^announcements

New Children's Bible from CPH: Teach children about the Bible in a way like never before. Concordia Publishing House’s new release, The Story Bible, delivers beautiful life-like art combined with features not normally found in children’s Bibles such as discussion questions, learning activities, and prayers. The Story Bible is designed to engage children and to build a strong foundation in Christ. For ages 3-8. For more information or to see samples visit


Prayer Requests can be placed in the Prayer Request Mailbox.

Building Healthy Families: It is once again graduation! It is a time to remind graduates of the wonderful life that awaits them as they venture out into the world. Now, more than ever, these young adults will experience many challenges and many successes. A strong support system will be necessary for the years ahead to guide and direct them through this journey called life. Congratulations, graduates on your success and best wishes on your future! Lutheran Family Service of Iowa (Please insert local LFS office telephone number.)

Help for Mapleton Tornado: There will be a truck in Creston (May 28 or June 4) ( to collect items for the victims of the Mapleton tornado (No clothing please). Please watch for further information.

Life Together

Trinity Lutheran Church is on Social Media! Follow Trinity on Twitter: Become a fan on Facebook: Don't forget Trinity's Web page at

Attendance Report: May 8, 2011; Attendance 78; Holy Communion 73;

Free Iowa Cubs Tickets from Thrivent: Sign up for free tickets to the ICubs game on June 26. Sign up sheet is on the narthex table

The Thrivent representative for our area is Matthew Heller. Call him at 515-276-1527 or 800-369-1527; eMail;

This Week at Trinity

Sun May 15          Confirmation Sunday

                                No Sunday School (Confirmation Sunday)

                                Concordia Sunday

                                Fourth Sunday of Easter (W)

                                9am              Divine Service

                                6pm             Divine Service (First Lutheran)

                                7pm             Youth Group - Youth Room

Mon May 16         Pastor's Day Off

Tue May 17          6:30am        Early Risers (McDonalds)

                                1:30pm        Streams of Living Water, Sermon Broadcast


                                7pm             Ladies Reading Group - A Little Book of Joy (FH)

Wed May 18         7:30pm        Mission Board

Fri May 20            Junior Youth Group Lock-In

Sat May 21            Junior Youth Group Lock-In

Sun May 22          Fifth Sunday of Easter (W)

                                Creston High School Graduation

                                8am              Divine Service (First Lutheran)

                                9:30am        Divine Service

                                11am           Sunday School Adult Bible Class

Volunteer Calendar

Sun May 15

      Ushers: Jay Bochart, Adam Bochart, Chuck Bowman, Randy Roghair

      Altar: Gene and Dorothy Cook, Pat Barkalow

      Finance: Jay Bochart, Charlie Bowman

      Elder: Randy Roghair

      Acolytes: Calista Foglesong, Devon Petersen

Sun May 22

      Ushers: Jay Bochart, Adam Bochart, Chuck Bowman, Randy Roghair

      Acolytes: Devon Petersen, Kessler Tomas

      Altar: Gene and Dorothy Cook, Pat Barkalow

      Finance: Jay Bochart, Charlie Bowman

      Elder: Randy Roghair


In Your Prayers

Christian Care: Jane, George, Jabes, Jefery our sponsored orphans in Africa; Japan (earthquake, tsunami); Mapleton (Tornados);

Condolences: Family of Delma Haley (Friend of Mitzy);

Cancer: Amy Roan; Betty Crouse; Carol Henning; Curley (David) Stream; Don Sychra; Dorothy Decker; Ray Nuzum; Robin Kemp;

Illness, injury, Surgery or Recovering: Dustin Morrison (Friend of Wardenburgs); Greg Boros, heart transplant (husband of Melody Stoner's Niece); Joel Herzberg; Kaylee Hoepker; Kristin Cook; Lonny Riley (surgery); Rev. Blake Rickbile (Former Pastor of Deb Meltzer);

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

Military: Carl Green (Grand Nephew of Gene Cook), Afganistan; Eric Green (Husband of Beth Green nee Stoner), Afganistan; Joe Brown, (Grandson of Ellen Brown) Afganistan;

Shutins: Lonny Riley; Ruth Chase;Wilma Cottrell, Pauline Young;