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The Second Sunday in Advent Announcements: December 7, 2014

posted Dec 5, 2014, 11:04 AM by Unknown user

This Week at Trinity

Sun Dec 7

  • 8:00 am (MA) Divine Service/HC
  • 9:30 am (MA) SS / Bible Class
  • 9:45 am (CR) Divine Service
  • 10:45 am (CR) Special Voter’s Meeting
  • 11:00 am (CR) Holiday Brunch—Hanging of the Greens
  • 7:00 pm (CR) Adult Instruction Class

Mon Dec 8 

  • Pastor’s Day Off

Tue Dec 9 

  • 6:30 am (CR) Early Risers
  • 6:30 pm (CR) Preschool Board
  • 7:30 pm (CR) Life Team Meeting

Wed Dec 10 

  • 8:30 am (CR) Naomi Circle—Breakfast at Windrow
  • 5:45 pm (CR) Dinner for Confirmation Classes and F.L.O.C.K.
  • 6:00 pm (CR) Confirmation Class
  • 6:00 pm (CR) F.L.O.C.K
  • 7:00 pm (CR) Advent Service
  • 8:00 pm (CR) All Boards Meet

Thu Dec 11 

  • 9:45 am (CR) Preschool Chapel
  • 1:45 am (CR) Preschool Chapel

Sun Dec 14 

  • 8:00 am (MA) Divine Service
  • 9:30 am (MA) SS / Bible Class
  • 9:45 am (CR) Divine Service / HC
  • 11:00 am (CR) SS / Bible Class
  • 7:00 pm (CR) Adult Instruction Class

Attendance   Sunday, Nov 30, 91; Wed., Dec 3, 41


Cancer: Al Davis; Christi Appelhause; Dale Hagen; Dale Kirk; Dale McGinnis; Duane Dunham; Grace Weese; Jeff Bierle; Kenny Goeglein; Lisa Britt; Marvin Wissink; Cancer: Merle Triggs; Mike Rollings; Rhonda Smith; Ron Harris; Wes Keeler;

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: Chris Eckrich; Danna Rains; Ethan Bulgrin; Gailen Foreman; Helen Terry; Jace Zellmer; Marie Burmeister; Ronald Miller (Marti's Brother-in-law) foot surgery; Virginia Barker (Marti's sister-in-law) congestive heart failure;

Military: Aaron Hoogland; Michael Kaufman;

Missions: Concordia Mission Society; Dr Oliver; Pastor Daniel Vogel; Pastor Dennis Konkel; Pastor Joel & Clarion Fritsche and Family; James and Christel Neuendorf;

Seminary Students: Timothy Meyer, Chris Troxel, Martin Herzberg; and Luke Watt;

Shutins: Don Campbell, May Carlisle, Mary Carson, Ruth Chase, Wilma Cottrell, Jeanne Herzberg, Irene Hogue, Freida Porter, Lonny Riley;

 Life Together

  • A big "THANK YOU" to our Trinity friends that sent condolences of food, cards, phone calls, etc to us. God took our loved one, Randy Porter, to his Heavenly home recently. We truly appreciate all the love you showed us. Frieda Porter; Pat Barkalow; Jim and Becky Hagen.
  • Naomi Circle will meet at 8:30 am on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the Windrow. You are invited to join us for breakfast.”
  • Announcements for the Electronic sign in the Narthex can be emailed to pastor or placed in the Announcements mailbox.
  • Board of Ed will provide meals for confirmation kids during advent. Please check the sign up sheet to see if you can help. (Dec. 10)
  • Everyone is invited to join us for a congregational potluck on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:45pm before the Advent service.
  • Hanging of the Greens will be Sunday, December 7, 2014. We will have a pot luck brunch at 11:00 am and then decorate our facilities for the Advent and Christmas season. We are usually done before 2:00 pm. Please join us in this activity, men, women and children are all welcome, for as much time as you can.
  • Please remember to tell Pastor Watt (email works best) if you are planning to provide flowers for the altar, even if you have written it on the altar flower calendar on the narthex table. Thanks Pastor Watt.
  • Prayer Request pads can be found on the Narthex Table. Please fill out the form and give it to Pastor Watt or place it in the "Prayer Requests" mailbox. Unless otherwise requested prayer request will be repeated for three (3) sundays.
  • Webpage: Trinity Lutheran Church news can be found on the church web page simply go to
  • Stewardship: 1 Corinthians 1:7  “…so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift, as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ.” The Lord sees to it that we do not lack any gift – He has given us every spiritual blessing in Christ as well as every earthly need as well. He is the Provider. And we can trust Him to always provide for us in every way.


  • Building Healthy Families: Each day, thousands of parents suffer silently with the pain of having lost a pre-born child often for unknown reasons through early miscarriage or stillbirth. Pray that these mothers and fathers would turn to the God of all comfort as their source of healing and peace. For a list of resources helpful to these parents or to speak to an LFS counselor about how to help, call your nearest LFS office. Lutheran Family Service; 7177 Hickman Rd, Ste 3; Des Moines, IA 50322; 515-251-4900.
  • Life Quote: December 7 “The step He made in leaving heaven’s high throne to be born in Bethlehem is a descent we cannot imagine, replacing the perfection of paradise with a world soured by sin and sadness. Jesus’ birth gives us an indication of the amount and quality of His love and commitment … No other faith can tell its followers: ‘Look into the manger and see this thing which has come to pass, which the Lord has done to save you’ (see Luke 2:15). Christianity—and Christianity alone— says, ‘We have a Redeemer who not only felt sorry for sin-sick souls, He actually took that sickness into Himself and carried it until it was gone and He could say, ‘It is finished.’” Rev. Ken Klaus, speaker emeritus of “The Lutheran Hour” – A “Life Quote” from Lutherans For Life ·


  • 90 YEARS in 90 DAYS --- KFUO Radio is celebrating its 90th Anniversary of broadcasting the Good News of Jesus Christ. This week, we focus on the Family, which we know the Bible emphasizes and we desire to as well. Our world needs continued attention to stronger, healthier, God blessed family life, so this week we emphasize: the Holy Family, the Church Family, the KFUO Family. Find us at and follow us at
  • Adult instruction class will begin on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the fellowship hall. If you are interested in attending please contact Pastor.
  • Join Early Risers for Bible reading and discussion 6:30am every Tuesday morning now meeting in the fellowship hall. Breakfast now being served.
  • YOUR COMPREHENSIVE SOURCE FOR NEWS, INFORMATION & TRUTH....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 "Gods and Kings," An Angel Visits Joseph, The Nicene Creed, Christianity & Space Exploration and more.  You can listen at your convenience at

 F.L.O.C.K. Dates: Updated

December 10—F.L.O.C.K

December 14 (Sunday) The kids will lead the worship service at 9:45 am for our Christmas Service

January 14—F.L.O.C.K

February 11—F.L.O.C.K

March 4—F.L.O.C.K

April 29—F.L.O.C.K (last F.L.O.C.K meeting, Pizza Party)

It is a pleasure to teach your children! Thank you for bringing them so that they can learn about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

 ‘Tis the Season….

Happy Holidays!!!

Reminder: Please be sure to check your church mailboxes. Many items are put in these during the Holidays.

 December 14th at 9:45 am

Children’s Christmas Program during Sunday Morning Services.

Followed by a Social Event hosted by Thrivent Financial of Union County

Everyone is invited to attend!