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The Second Sunday in Lent Announcements: March 1, 2015

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This Week at Trinity

Sun Mar 1       

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

Mon Mar 2      

  • Pastor’s Day Off
  • 6:30 pm (CR) LifeLight Bible Study

Tue Mar 3 

  • 6:30 pm (CR) Early Risers
  • 12:00 pm (MA) Pastor in Mount Ayr
  • 1:00 pm (CR) LifeLight Bible Study
  • 6:30 pm (CR) Rachel Circle @Julie Lang’s
  • 7:00 pm (MA) Community Committee

Wed Mar 4 

  • 6:00 pm (CR) Confirmation Class
  • 7:00 pm (CR) Lenten Service
  • 7:30 pm (CR) Board of Elders

Thu Mar 5 

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

Sun Mar 8 

  • 8:00 am (MA) Divine Service
  • 9:30 am (MA) SS / Bible Class
  • 9:45 am (MA) Divine Service/HC
  • 11:00 am (CR) SS / Bible Class
  • 6:00 pm (CR) Preschool Board


  • Cancer: Al Davis; Christi Appelhause; Dale Kirk;   Dale McGinnis; Duane Dunham; Grace Weese; Jamie Boos; Jeff Bierle; Kenny Goeglein; Larry Davis; Linda Hasstedt; Mady Henson; Mary Johnston; Merle Triggs;   Mike Rollings; Rhonda Smith; Ron Harris;
  • 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: Danna Rains; Gailen Foreman; Jaxson Flint;  Makayla Burgmaier; Marie Burmeister;
  • Military: Aaron Hoogland; Michael Kaufman; Nathan Nonneman;
  • Missions: Concordia Mission Society; Dr Oliver;  James and Christel Neuendorf;  Pastor Daniel Vogel; Pastor Dennis Konkel; Pastor James and Angela Sharp and Family; Pastor Joel and Clarion Fritsche and Family;
  • 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;
  • Thanksgiving: Lisa Britt (Cancer Free);

Positions Available at Trinity Lutheran; Creston, IA

Job Title: Pastor’s Office Assistant (16 Hours per week)

Reports to: Pastor

Job Summary: Responsible for managing the church office including communications between Pastor and the congregation. Responsible for assisting the Pastor with communications with congregation and record keeping.

Key Responsibilities: Format and print bulletins each week. Design and print the newsletter. Input weekly attendance and update membership files. Add/update/delete announcements and prayers. Format and print inserts as needed for the bulletin. Post announcements to the web page weekly. Print weekly prayer requests for Pastor. Handle special communications as requested by Pastor. Mail bulletins to shut-ins. Order supplies for office. Keep the calendar for fellowship hall reservations and church activities up to date. Keep Narthex table uncluttered and items up to date. Format and print weekly announcements.

If you are interested, please contact Pastor.

Job Title: Janitor (4 Hours per week)

Reports to: Trustees

Job Summary: Responsible for cleaning the church and fellowship hall.

If you are interested, please contact Byron Bilderback.

 Life Together

  • Altar Guild will be cleaning the chancel area on Saturday, March 21st at 9:00 am. All help is appreciated. Anyone is welcome to join us in beautifying the Sanctuary for Easter.
  • March 1: Stewardship: Mark 8:32  “And he said this plainly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him.” Anytime we sin we are acting like Peter: thinking we know better than the Lord. But as Jesus says, such acts stem from Satan. So let us repent: let us trust our Lord Jesus and follow Him. For certainly He has earned our trust with His gracious sacrifice for us.
  • LifeLight Announcement: Effective Tuesday, March 3, 2015 the time for the LifeLight will change to 1:00 pm.
  • Lutheran Witness Renewals are now due before March 1. If you wish to keep the Witness coming for the next year just mark an envelope and put it in the offering plate. The cost is $22.00. If you wish to stop the Witness or don’t get it, please contact the church office.
  • The Spring Rally is planned for Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Our Savior, Leon. Registration will start at 9:00 am. There will be a Lutheran Heritage Foundation program on Pastors and teachers in Sudan. Pastor Ritter will lead a Bible Study.
  • Trinity is seeking an office assistant for Pastor. If you are interested please contact Pastor Watt.
  • Trinity's Creston location is seeking a Janitor. If you are interested please contact Byron Bilderback.


  • Building Healthy Families: Wives, want to have a closer relationship with your husband, even during times of conflict? Check your tone, your attitude and your words. Research supports what Scripture has already told us: During an argument, 83% of husbands feel disrespected. “Each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” (Ephesians It’s not just a good idea, it’s a clear directive from the creator of marriage Himself. And it works! LFS marriage counselors are also available to help when needed. Lutheran Family Service; 7177 Hickman Rd, Ste 3; Des Moines, IA 50322; 515 251 4900.
  • LC Clinic (Life Care Clinic) purchased the building located at 1109 S Sumner near Walmart and will be hosted a dedication of the building this past Saturday. They are in need of volunteers to help clean and prepare the building during the next two weeks. The facility aims to be open and operating withing the next 60 days. Any volunteers or further questions about LC Clinic may be directed to Hannah Shady - 641-202-8098 or
  • LERT (Lutheran Early Response Team) Training – Sunday, April 19 Iowa District West is forming LERT teams to respond to disasters. It is exciting that over 500 members of the District have now taken the LERT training and are certified to serve and respond after a natural disaster. You are invited to attend an upcoming LERT training. There is NO COST for the training. Volunteers will receive a LERT manual. Where: Our Savior Lutheran Church, 500 North 24th Street, Denison, IA When: Sunday, April 19, 2015 Registration and lunch begin at 12 pm with training 12:30-3:30 pm. Facilitator: Ellie Menz, Disaster Response Coordinator Register online at (under “Calendar”) or contact Jill Davis at the District office (515-576-7666).


  • Check out the updated Missions bulletin board located on the east wall of the narthex. It features our missionaries who we are currently sponsoring. We have newsletters, pictures, birthdates and general information relating to our missionaries. You can learn about our missionaries by reading the NEW Missions bulletin board. ~The Mission Committee
  • Please visit our supported LCMS missionaries bio and giving pages. James and Christel Neuendorf, Serving the Lord in the Dominican Republic ( Rev. Joel and Clarion Fritsche, Serving the Lord in the Dominican Republic ( Rev. James and Angela Sharp, Serving the Lord in Uruguay (
  • YOUR DAILY LUTHERAN BIBLE CLASS... Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken and produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL.  This week's topics include:  Jesus Cleanses the Temple, Jesus & Beelzebul, The Return of an Unclean Spirit, Pop American Christianity's Misinterpretation of the Bible and more.  You can listen on-demand at
  • LEARN ABOUT TWO COMPLETELY DIFFERENT BIBLICAL TEACHINGS --- on your Lutheran Radio Station Worldwide KFUO.  The program Law and Gospel uses the theological distinctions between Law and Gospel not only to apply the Bible, but also to understand our relationship to God’s entire plan of salvation in Christ. Join host Tom Baker weekdays at 9:30-10:00am CDT.  Find it at and follow us at

Board of Youth Report

Today’s youngsters are busier than ever before, being pulled in many different directions simultaneously, by a variety of methods. The goal of the Board of Youth is to encourage the congregations youth to remain active at Trinity, starting with the basics: faithful attendance at church services and Sunday school classes. From there, the intent is to branch out to serving TLC and the LCMS at congregational, district, state and national levels through participation in the various events available Above all, they shall know that “their Redeemer lives,” no matter where their lives take them!!