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The Festival of Pentecost Sunday Announcements: May 24, 2015

posted May 22, 2015, 7:50 AM by Unknown user
This Week at Trinity

Sun May 24 Day of Pentecost
  • 8:00 am Divine Service (MA)
  • 9:30 am S/S / bible class (MA)
  • 9:45 am Divine worship/ HC (CR)
  • 11:00 am Blessing of the Outdoor Classroom of Trinity Preschool Reception following in the Fellowship Hall
  • 7:00 pm Adult Confirmation Class

Mon May 25 Pastor’s Day Off

Tue May 26
  • 6:30 am Early Risers
  • 11:00 am Streams of Living Water,Sermon Broadcast
  • 5:30 pm Habitat For Humanity of Union County Board of Directors Meeting

Sun May 31 Holy Trinity Sunday
  • 8:00 am Divine Service (MA)
  • 9:30 am S/S/ Bible Class (MA)
  • 9:45 am Divine Service (CR)
  • 11:00 am Presentation by Neuendorf’s of their missionary work in the Dominican Republic
  • 12:00 Noon Potluck and Ice Cream Social 
Attendance :  Sunday, May 17,  81

Life Together
  • All Board meetings through the summer (June, July and August) will be held at 6pm instead of 7:30pm. This includes Elders (1st Wednesday), Education (2nd Wednesday), Missions (2nd Wednesday), Trustees (2nd Wednesday), Youth (2nd Wednesday), and Church Council (3rd Wednesday). 
  • LWML will be collecting for the Mite Box for the month of June. 
  • The Iowa District West Convention will be June 21-23 at Camp Okiboji. Please pray for all our delegates and the decisions that are made. Trinity's delegate is Mike Lang. He would be happy to answer any questions you have about the convention. 
  •  The Lutheran Service Book (The Maroon Hymnal we use) is now available in eBook format. Every hymn in the hymnal, available everywhere. It is available in Kindle and iBook format for only $19.99 (less that the physical book). Check it out at 
  • The LWML National Convention will be held June 25, 26, 27 and 28 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. 
  • There will be NO Sunday School or Adult Bible Classes today due to the Outdoor Classroom dedication.
  •  Mercy
  •  DISASTER UPDATE: As the reports of the mounting injuries, death and destruction pour out of Nepal, LCMS Disaster Response and the LCMS Office of International Mission are working to make connections and learn how we best can bear Christ's mercy in the midst of this tragedy. We have made an initial grant of $25,000 to Lutheran World Lutheran World Relief to assist with their response. Lord have mercy. Christ have mercy. Lord have mercy. If you want to help with this effort you may give to LCMS Disaster Response. By mail: LCMS Disaster Response P.O. Box 66861 St. Louis MO 63166-6861 By Phone: 888-930-4438 or on the Net: 
  • Tornadoes have once again devastated towns in Texas, South Dakota, and Iowa. Included in the destruction is our sister church, Zion Lutheran Church & Parsonage in Delmont, South Dakota. To support LCMS tornado-relief efforts, make a gift online at 

  •  Living On Mission – Before He ascended into heaven, Jesus commissioned His disciples to make disciples. In addition to your preaching and teaching, equip your members to join Jesus on His mission in their neighborhood by encouraging their attendance at one of the four regional “Living On Mission” events to be held across IDW May 27-31. Led by Rev. Greg Finke, Executive Director of Dwelling 1:14 and author of “Joining Jesus On His Mission,” these no-cost events will open the eyes of your people to the possibilities of living with Jesus on His mission. For more information go to or contact Executive Assistant Mark Gerken (515-570-2331 or 
  •  Please mark your calendars for Sunday, May 31 to remind you that James and Christel Neuendorf will be with us to hear about their missionary work in the Dominican Republic, who we are currently sponsoring. They will have a presentation during the Bible Class hour at 11:00 and afterwards we will have a potluck with an ice cream social! So please plan to be with us to hear them speak of the work they are doing to spread the word of Christ. The Mission Committee 
  • There is a donation list for VBS in the sign up book on the Narthex table. Please look it over a help with this important mission work in our communities. Thank you! Board of Education. 
  •  There will be a dedication of the Trinity Preschool Outdoor Classroom immediately following worship May 24 in the Outdoor Classroom. Please join us in dedicating this important teaching tool to the proclamation of God's Word. 
  •  VBS in Creston will be July 12-16. Mt. Ayr will host VBS a shortened week July 20-22 (M-W). Stay tuned for more information. 
  •  Volunteers needed for VBS, both Locations. July 12-16 Creston & July 20-23 Mount Ayr. Especially needed is a preschool teacher for Creston. Please contact Julie Lang 641-202-0257 or 

Serving At Trinity
Sun May 24
  • (CR) Organist: Sharon Eklund
Elder on Duty: 
(CR) Chuck Bowman (MA) Mark Larsen

(CR) Chuck Bowman, Byron Bilderback, Randy Roghair
Counters:  (CR) Jay Bochart, Chuck Bowman
Altar Committee: (CR) Sharon Eklund, Hannah Shady
  • Cancer: Al Davis; Dale Kirk; Ethel Campbell; Grace Weese; Jamie Boos; Jeff Bierle; Jerry Carson;  Kenny Goeglein;  Kristi Appelhans;  Larry Davis;  Linda Hasstedt;  Mady Henson; Marilyn Dwyer; Merle Triggs; Mike Rollings; Pam Koring; Rhonda Smith; Ron Harris; Steve Rall; 
  • Condolences: Family of Mary Johnston (Sister of Dave Dory); 
  • Prayer of Thanksgivng: Birth: Hadley Jolina Brown to Clint &Christi Brown. Grandchild of Dennis & Joy Brown
  • General: Prayers for the opening of the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Creston. The persecuted church, especially in Iraq; We pray for all those who diligently serve this congregation with their talents. We pray for our neighbors that we may assist them in every need. We pray that God would continue to lead people to work in His Church as Pastors and Teachers. 
  • IIS&R:  Marcella Hayes; Marie Burmeister; Marty Hirsch; Mike Wolfe; 
  • Military: Aaron Hoogland; Michael Kaufman; 
  • Nathan Nonneman; 
  • Concordia Mission Society: Dr Oliver, Seminary Professor in Taiwan; James and Christel Neuendorf (Dominican Republic); Pastor Daniel Vogel, Hispanic Missions in Iowa; Pastor Dennis Konkel, Deaf Missions in Iowa; Pastor James and Angela Sharp and Family (Uruguay); Pastor Joel and Clarion Fritsche and Family (Dominican Republic); 
  • Seminary Students: Timothy Meyer, Chris Troxel, Martin Herzberg; and Luke Watt; 
  • Shutins: Don Campbell, May Carlisle, Mary Carson,  Wilma Cottrell, Jeanne Herzberg, Irene Hogue, Freida Porter, Lonny Riley;