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THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT (APRIL 10, 2011)

posted Apr 8, 2011, 5:59 AM by Pastor Trinity
Witness
  • Adult Bible Class Today we will finish our study of the Church and move on to the Office of the Holy Ministry, AKA What is a Pastor? (Classes start at 10:30am) 
  • 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 the Third Wednesday of every month. 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 or Tammy Hudson) 
  • Word for Today Devotions are available by phone. Call (901) 328-7672. Regular long distance charges apply. 
  • THE CROSS IS ALWAYS RELEVANT...Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show produced by Lutheran Public Radio and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. Topics include: Temptation, The Holy Spirit, Priesthood & Ministry, God's Word and more. You can listen to what you want when you want at www.issuesetc.org. 
  • Want more Law and Gospel? Check out Pastor Baker's web site http://www.lawgospel.com/ or listen every day online 3-4pm on KFUO the Synod's Radio Station http://www.kfuo.org/ 
  • What is Apologetics? Defending the faith. Now available for check out from the Trinity Apologetics Library: Listne to these Audio CDs "Introduction to Apologetics" "Why Defend the Christian Faith?" "Answering the Objections of Unbelievers" and "Testing the Truth Claims of Christianity" Talk to Pastor Watt to check out a copy or see the order envelope on the Narthex table to purchase a copy of your own.
 
Mercy
  • Prayer Requests can be placed in the Prayer Request Mailbox. 
  • Give to Japan Earthquake Relief http://www.lcms.org/help 
  • Life Thoughts for the Church Year. The very many and very dry disassembled bones scattered about the valley in Ezekiel 37 portray a vivid picture of absolute spiritual hopelessness. Can such bones live? Yes! In the cross and empty tomb of Jesus Christ we see portrayed a vivid picture of absolute spiritual hope. “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (Romans 8:1). No condemnation means certain hope no matter what the sin.
  • Union County Support Our Troops (see insert) is collecting items until April 15. The items can be brought to the Methodist church on Elm street anytime by setting up a time with Alex Swanson.  She can be reached a the extension office 641-782-8426 or at the Methodist Church.  eMail UnCo4H@yahoo.com.  If you know of a service member you would like to recieve a package please provide an address for the soldier.  On Sunday April 17 at 3pm help is needed in packing the boxes to be shipped.  Please go to the Methodist Church basement.
 
Life Together
  • 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. 
  • The Thrivent representative for our area is Matthew Heller. Call him at 515-276-1527 or 800-369-1527; eMail matthew.heller@thrivent.com; 
  • Naomi Circle will meet on Wednesday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Our topic will be “Taking a Stand to Kneel” from the Spring Quarterly, page 18. Please join us for Bible study and fellowship. 
  • Thank you for all the cards, letters, prayers and well wishes for my birthday! Freida Porter. 
  • Junior Youth Group meets tonight at 7pm.  No Senior Youth group next Sunday.
In Your Prayers
  • Christian Care: Jane, George, Jebes, Jefrey our Sponsored orphans;
  • Disaster: Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan.
  • Illness, Injury, Facing Surgery, or Recovering : Greg Boros (husband of Melody Stoner's Niece), Recieved Transplant on Thanksgiving; Jessica Marquardt (Neice of Marti Williams); Joel Herzberg; Kaylee Hoepker; Kristin Cook, Suffering from MS; Rev. Blake Rickbile, Trinity Hewit, MN (Deb Meltzer's former Pastor); Tommie Stoner;
  • Cancer: Amy Roan; Betty Crouse; Carol Henning; Curley (David) Stream; Don Sychra; Dorothy Decker; Ray Nuzum; Roberta Lowery (Phil Wardenburg's Sister); Robin Kemp; Shelly Cabbage (Friend of Phil and Anita Wardenburg);
  • Military: Carl Green (Grand Nephew of Gene and Dorothy Cook) Afghanistan; Eric Green; (Husband of Beth Green nee Stoner) Afganistan; Isaac Herrera (Husband of Angelina Herrera); Joe Brown (Grandson of Ellen Brown), Afganistan;
  • Missions: Concordia Mission Society; Dr. Oliver (Seminary in Taiwan); Ivan, Jennifer Rasch, Nigeria; Rev. Daniel Vogel (Hispanic in Dennison); Rev. Dennis Konkel (Deaf in Des Moines);
  • Shut-ins: Lonny Riley, Ruth Chase, Wilma Cottrell, Pauline Young;
 
This Week at Trinity
Sun Apr 10    Fifth Sunday in Lent (V)
     9am    Divine Service with Holy Communion
     10:30am    Sunday School / Bible Class
     11:30am    Voter's Meeting
     5pm    Bible Study (First Lutheran)
     6pm    Divine Service (First Lutheran)
     7pm    Junior Youth Group
Mon Apr 11    Pastor's Day Off
Tue Apr 12    6:30am    Early Risers (McDonalds)
     1:30pm    Streams of Living Water, Sermon Broadcast
        www.PirateChristianaRadio.com
     5:30pm    Habitat for Humanity Meeting (FH)
     6:30pm    Preschool Board
     7pM    Ladies Reading Group - A Little Book of Joy (FH)
Wed Apr 13    1:30pm    Naomi Circle (FH)
     6pm    Confirmation Class
     7pm    Lenten Services
Thu Apr 14    7pm    Adult Information Class
Sat Apr 16    Creston HS Prom
Sun Apr 17    Palm Sunday, Sunday of the Passion (S/V)
    No Youth Group
     9am    Divine Service
     10:30am    Sunday School / Bible Class
     5pm    Bible Study (First Lutheran)
     6pm    Divine Service (First Lutheran)
 
Volunteers
Apr 10
    Organist: Sharon Eklund
    Elder: Jack Quee
    Acolytes: Jay Wolfe, Calista Foglesong
    Altar: Chuck and Paula Bowman
    Ushers: Dennis Foglesong, Tim Foglesong, Norm Schroeder, Mickenzie Hagen
    Finance: Dennis Brown, Norm Schroeder
Wed Apr 13
    Acolytes: Reagan Brown, Devon Petersen
    Pianist: Juile Lang
    Elder: Jack Quee
Sun Apr 17
    Elder: Jack Quee
    Altar: Chuck and Paula Bowman
    Ushers: Dennis Foglesong, Tim Foglesong, Norm Schroeder, Mickenzie Hagen
    Organist: Janette Lang
    Acolytes: Alexandra Bird, Kessler Tomas
    Finance: Dennis Brown, Norm Schroeder

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