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posted Apr 5, 2013, 1:03 PM by Jonathan Watt


"To help create successful, independent children in a safe Christian setting." Trinity Lutheran Preschool is a gift from God. Please help by volunteering for this important minstiry. You will find a Preschool Event Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet in the sign-up book on the narthex table. Look for the yellow tab marked "Preschool". Some events that you could help with: Sunday, April 21 Mother's Tea Party 5:45 PM to 8:30 PM; Graduation, Thursday, May 16 4 PM to 9 PM.

CAMP OKOBOJI 2013 PROGRAM BROCHURES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE NARTHEX TABLE.... Live Loved is the theme for 2013. Consider sending your child or sponsoring a young person to attend one of these week long camps.

You can now listen to a new internet talk station broadcasting the best of Issues, Etc. at RADIO FOR THE CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW...You can listen to teachings on: The Bible & Marriage Equality, Jesus the Good Shepherd, A Miraculous Catch of Fish, The Annunciation of Our Lord and more. Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken and produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL. You can listen at your convenience at


Building Healthy Families: First a howling blizzard woke us, Then the rain came down to soak us. And now before the eye can focus…Crocus! (Lilja Rogers) Find time to go outside this week and enjoy the magnificence of springtime in Iowa. Let the crocus and other emerging flowers be a reminder to you of the New Life that is yours in Christ Jesus, our Lord! Lutheran Family Service of Iowa Des Moines, IA (515) 251-4900

Life Together

Attendance Report:    Easter Sunrise 103 – communion no report.

                                    Easter 9:00 am  94 – 69 communion

Altar Flowers; The altar flowers are given this morning by the children and grandchildren of Charles and Joellen Ehm of Surprise AZ formerly from Creston IA in celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary! Their children will be hosting an open house at Lakeside Event Center in Osceola this afternoon from 2:00-4:00, they invite you to stop by and greet Chuck and Jo! Debbie, Gary and LeAnn give glory to God for this blessing on their parents!

Endowment Review Meeting: Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Jim Schroeder will be here to assist with this review. Please plan to attend.

LWML Rally on Saturday Apil 13, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at Immanual Lutheran Church, Clarinda, IA. The cost of this event is $7.00. Doug Kading from Camp Okoboji will be the featured speaker. If you would like a ride please contact Janice Nook at 641-340-2198.

Funeral Announcement: Luana Kading, beloved wife of our Camp Okoboji Director, Doug passed away on Easter. The visitation will be Friday, April 5, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at First English Lutheran Church, Spencer, IA. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. also at First English in Spencer, IA. The committal will be that afternoon 2 p.m. at the Eastlawn Cemetery in Algona, IA. The full obituary is online at the site of Warner Funeral Home in Spencer It has been suggested the Memorials be givin in her honor to the Iowa West Distict L.W.M.L or to Camp Okoboji. For those wishing to send a card to Doug and his family his address is: 523 E 13th Stree, Spencer, IA 51301.

Naomi Circle will meet Wednesday, April 10, at 1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Our Topic will be "A Chosen People, a Royal Priesthood, a Holy Nation" found of page 18 of the Winter Quarterly. You are always welcome to join us for Bible Study and Fellowship.

Thank you for all of your support at the Easter Breakfast. We appreciate it a lot! The Youth Group.

Thank you for the prayers, phone calls, cards and well wishes. All were special. Jean Kruse

Thank you to my Trinity Family for your cards and well wishes on my birthday. Frieda Porter

This week at Trinity

Sun Apr 7        8:00am Divine Service (Mount Ayr)

                        9:30am Divine Service

                        11:00am Sunday School Adult Bible Class

                        2:30pm  Joint Committee - Trinity / First Lutheran

Mon Apr 8       Pastor's Day Off

                        7:00pm – LifeLight Bible Study

Tue Apr 9        No Adult Confirmation Class

                        6:30am Early Risers (McDonalds)

                        1:30pm LifeLight Bible Study

                        5:30pm Habitat for Humanity Board Meeting

                        6:30pm Preschool Board 

Wed Apr 10     1:30pm Naomi Circle

                        6:00pm Confirmation Class 

                        7:30pm Church Council Meeting (FH) 

Thu Apr 11      7:00pm Jim Schroeder - Endowment Review Meeting

Sun Apr 14      Preschool Children Sing

                        IDW Pastor's Conference - Carrollton Inn, Carroll, IA

                        8:00am Divine Service (Mount Ayr) 

                        9:30am Divine Service (HC) 

                        11:00am Sunday School Adult Bible Class  

Serving at Trinity

Sun Apr 7        Organist: Carla Roghair                                  

Ushers: Dennis Foglesong, Tim Foglesong, Jim Hagen, Dean Hadley             

Finance: Dennis Brown, Joyce Kruse                         

Acolytes: Cali Foglesong; Caitlyn Bargstadt

Sun Apr 14      Organist: Sharon Ecklund

Acolytes: Devon Peterson; Cassidy Riley

Ushers: Dennis Foglesong, Tim Foglesong, Jim Hagen, Dean Hadley

Finance: Dennis Brown, Joyce Kruse


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

Cancer: Bethany Gurich; Kenneth Goeglein (Brother of Dorothy Cook); Rheanna Miller (Kindergartener);

Condolences: Family of Luana Kading (wife of Doug Kading, director at Camp Okiboji);

Illness, Injury, Surgery and Recovering: Addison Veach (Waunita's grand niece) born Feb 2 1lb. 11oz. Bill Reidy (Brother-in-Law of Marti Williams) awaiting a liver transplant; Cindy Ray (Preschool Helper); Ethan Bulgrin (great newphew of Maggie and Dave Dory) Born March 1st recovering from heart surgery. Jason Riley;

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;

Seminary Students: Timothy Meyer, Bart Rall, Chris Troxel, and Martin Herzberg.

Shutins: Mary Carson; Frieda Porter; Lonny Riley; Ruth Chase; Wilma Cottrell; Jeanne Herzberg;