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The Resurrection of Our Lord Announcements: April 20, 2014

posted Apr 19, 2014, 8:00 AM by Jonathan Watt

This Week at Trinity

Sun Apr 20      Easter Sunday

  • Caring for Your Neighbor—Food Bank                        
  • 7:00am (CR) Sunrise Service
  • 8:00am (CR) Easter Breakfast
  • 9:00am (CR) Festival of the Resurrection
  • 11:00am (MA) Festival of the Resurrection

Mon Apr 21 Pastor's Day Off

  • 6:30pm LifeLight 

Tue Apr 22 6:30am Early Risers 

  • 1:30pm Lifelight 

Wed Apr 23

  • 9:30am SW Circuit Winkel - St. Paul, Clarinda, IA,
  • 6:00pm Confirmation Class 
  • 7:30pm Church Council

Sat Apr 26

  • 7:00pm MLHS Band Choir Arrival

Sun Apr 27 Martin Luther High School Band and Choir

  • 8:00am (MA) MLHS Reed Quintet
  • 8:00am (MA)Divine Service
  • 9:30am (MA) Sunday School/Bible Class 
  • 9:45am (CR) MLHS Choir/Band in
  • Worship
  • 9:45am (CR) Divine Service/HC
  • 11:00am Congregation Potluck
  • 12:00pm MLHS Band/Choir Concert

Serving At Trinity

Sunday Apr 20

  • 7:00am (CR) Acolytes: Shady, Logan; Riley, Cassidy
  • 9:00am (CR) Acolytes; Bargstadt, Caitlyn; Tomas, Kolby
  • 7:00am (CR) Pianist: Julie Lang
  • 9:00am (CR) Organist: Sharon Eklund
  • 11:00am (MA) Organist: Greg Storhoff

Sunday Apr 27

  • 8:00 am (MA) Organist: Ethel Campbell
  • 9:45 am (CR) Acolytes: Hadley, Lauren; Riley, Alex

Serving in April

  • (CR) Elder: Dave Dory
  • (MA) Elder: Doug Bullock
  • (CR) Ushers: Foglesong, Dennis; Foglesong, Tim
  • (CR) Altar: Mike & Jeanette Lang; Megan Schutt
  • (CR) Finance: Dennis Brown; Joyce Kruse

Attendance Report 

4/13/14—Worship – 122


 Engaging Your Community Event

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission

Reaching Rural America for Christ

Saturday, May 10th

8:00 am—3:00 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church

Mount Ayr

Featured  Presenters:

Rev. Todd Kollbaum

Rev. Ray Smith

Topics: Understanding Your Community; Asset Mapping; Partnership Possibilities for Community Engagement; Leading Change and Dealing with Resistance; Where do we go from Here?

 Enjoy an afternoon of Food and Performances!

Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 11:30 am

Presented by the Band and Choir of

Martin Luther High School, Northrup, MN

Upcoming Events:

Confirmation Questioning

April 30th at 7:00 pm in Creston.

Everyone is invited.

Confirmation and Recognition

May 4th at 9:45 am in Creston.


Graduation Recognition

will be held on May 18th

after church in Creston


 Life Together

Anita Wardenburg will be collecting money for a gift care to Bed Bath & Beyond for Alexis Peterson who will be getting married April 26th. This is a shower gift from the families of Trinity.

Martin Luther High School Choir Tour. We are looking for a few individuals who are willing to host students from Hannah Watt's High School. They will be performing for our church during their stay with us. These students will need housing for the night of Please let Waunita know if you are interested in hosting students. Performance times in Creston and Mt Ayr TBA.

WALTHER LEAGUE REUNION Plan to attend the Walther League Reunion on May 3 at Cronk’s Restaurant in Denison. Registration begins at 3:30pm with social hour, business, and get-acquainted time. The buffet starts at 5pm. Cost is $12. Worship hour at Zion in Denison at 6:30pm. For more information or to RSVP, contact Janet Askew at 641-740-0200 or 641-742-3703.

What better way to train a child than to give them an opportunity to join the fun for Cub Weeks at Camp Okoboji on July 13 - 19th. The Camp Auxiliary is giving away scholarships for a week at camp for children who will have completed grades 3-6 as of June 2014. The path is simple. Complete an application (available on Narthex table). Children need to be members of a Missouri Synod Lutheran Church. They must in their own words 100 or less tell our board why they would love to go to camp this year. If they are selected, the auxiliary will pay the cost to attend Cub Weeks. Applications must be received in the camp office no later than April 14, 2014. The board will then review the applications and make their selections. The children selected will be announced at the Camp's Annual Meeting that will be held April 26, 2014. They will be notified of their selection later and given the necessary information to complete their application to Cub Week.

You are invited to come and join Rev. Nabil Nour (a native of Israel) on a spiritual journey to the Holy Land–Israel and Jordan, which will be a journey and experience of a lifetime. On this journey you will hear the Good News, as we follow in the footsteps of the Savior, Jesus. You will see glorious sights, smell wonderful aroma and get a taste of foreign delicacies. We will be departing on October 20, 2014 for a 12 days. If this a trip you want to take, now is the time to take this exciting adventure of a lifetime. You will come back refreshed and rejoicing because you walked the walk of our only Savior, Jesus Christ. The Bible will come alive and the names and places will jump out at you whenever you read or hear them. The price of $3990.00 is inclusive of everything: Airfare, hotels, tips, entrance fees to all the sights, taxes and three meals a day. Contact Rev. Nabil S. Nour, Redeemer Lutheran Church, P. O. Box, 158, Armour, SD 57313-0158, (605)724-2489 (O) (605)724-2722 (H)

Youth Group will meet on May 11 instead of May 4. 6:30pm. See you there!


Building Healthy Families: “Learn to know Christ and him crucified. Learn to sing to him, and say, ‘Lord Jesus, you are my righteousness, I am your sin. You have taken upon yourself what is mine and given me what is yours. You have become what you were not so that I might become what I was not.” (Martin Luther) Joyful Easter Blessings to you and your family, from the staff and Board of Directors of Lutheran Family Service. Lutheran Family Service of Iowa 515-251-4900.

The Resurrection of our Lord – The resurrection of Jesus is God’s empty-tomb-echoing “YES” to all Christ did because of the Father’s love for human life. Prayer: Help me rejoice in Jesus’ resurrection and the value it gives to me and all humanity. Amen.




SHARATHON 2014 IS HERE! This Thursday through Saturday, tune in to KFUO and join in this year’s fun! Although technology has changed, KFUO’s message of Jesus’ love and mercy stays the same! Help us grow by telling your friends and family about KFUO and by supporting us during Sharathon 2014, April 24-26th. Be sure to listen! Follow us Radio.   Streaming and archived at

There will be an Engaging Your Community Event at our Mount Ayr location May 10 beginning at 8am, sponsored by Rural and Small Town Ministry of the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod. Featured Speakers will be Rev. Todd Kollbaum and Rev. Ray Smith. The cost is $25 including lunch. Please visit for more information. What will you get out of an EYC Event: * Bible Studies * Community Demographic Studies * Identifying Congregational Strengths * Community Outreach Ideas * Table Discussions * Fellowship * Please visit for more information.

Vacation Bible School is scheduled for our Creston location July 13-17 and for our Mount Ayr location July 20-24. Go to to sign up to volunteer or register a student.

EDUCATING A NEW GENERATION OF LUTHERANS...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: The Movie "Noah," Mosque Architecture, Is the Creation Account True?, Women Pastors and more. You can listen at your convenience at


Cancer: Kenneth Goeglein; Mike Rollings; Merle Triggs; Al Davis; Grace Weese; Janice Shepherd; Wes Keeler; Lois Watt; LaVern Otte; Jeff Bierle; Tim Stalker; Cindy Ray; Larry Davis;

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

Illness Injury Surgery &Recovering: Ethan Bulgrin; Gailen Foreman;  Marie Burmiester; Danna Rains;  Jace Zellmer; Don Harris; Edward Nelson; Amera (great niece of Linda Schroeder);

Military: Aaron Hoogland; Michael Kaufman; Denise McClary;

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 (Vicar: Macomb, MI), Chris Troxel, and Martin Herzberg;

Shut-ins: Mary Carson; Ruth Chase; Wilma Cottrell; Jeanne Herzberg; Frieda Porter; Lonny Riley; Don Campbell;