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The Third Sunday in Easter; May 8 2011;

posted May 5, 2011, 11:10 AM by Pastor Trinity

Witness

If you are interested in hosting a bible study in your home please contact Pastor Watt

Word for Today Devotions are available by phone. Call (901) 328-7672. Regular long distance charges apply.

New Children's Bible from CPH: Teach children about the Bible in a way like never before. Concordia Publishing House’s new release, The Story Bible, delivers beautiful life-like art combined with features not normally found in children’s Bibles such as discussion questions, learning activities, and prayers. The Story Bible is designed to engage children and to build a strong foundation in Christ. For ages 3-8. For more information or to see samples visit cph.org/storybible.  There is a sample on the Narthex table.

THE ESSENCE OF GOD'S WORD...Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show produced by Lutheran Public Radio and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. Topics include: Creation from God's Perspective, The Conversion of Paul, Turning Sorrow into Joy, Reformation History and more. You can listen to what you want when you want at www.issuesetc.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.


Mercy

Help for Mapleton Tornado: There will be a truck in Creston (May 28 or June 4) ( to collect items for the victims of the Mapleton tornado (No clothing please). Please watch for further information.

Building Healthy Families: God gave women a special gift--the ability to carry life within their bodies and bear children! Psalm 139:13 says, “You knitted me together in my mother's womb.” It is no wonder that we have a day set aside specifically in honor of motherhood. In a world where human life needs to be recognized as unique and of extreme value we need to continue to encourage young ladies in the immense joy of being a mom. Take time also to thank those women whose children are grown for all of their hard work and dedication to their children. Happy Mother's Day! Lutheran Family Service of Iowa (Please insert local LFS office telephone number.) 


Life Together

Attendance Report: May 1, 2011 Divine Service - 72

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. 

Confirmation is coming! Please join us May 11, 2011 7:30pm for Confirmation Questioning. Confirmation Sunday is May 15 at 9:00am. 

This Year's Confirmation Class: Questioning is May 11 at 7:30pm; Confimation is May 15 at 9am; Alexandra Bird, Jacy Eklund, Dorian Petersen, Danielle Riley, Jay Wolfe; 

Free Iowa Cubs Tickets from Thrivent: Sign up for free tickets to the ICubs game on June 26. Sign up sheet is on the narthex table 

Naomi Circle will meet on Wednesday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Our topic will be “Taking a Stand to Forgive” from the Spring Quarterly, page 21. Please join us for Bible study and fellowship. 

No Handy Helpers this summer. We'll start again in September. 

The Church Council Meeting will be May 12 at 7:30pm, due to Confirmation Questioning. 

The Junior Youth group will meet tonight at 7pm.  Senior Youth will meet next Sunday.

This Week at Trinity

Sun May 8           Third Sunday of Easter (W) / Mother's Day

                              9am               Divine Service with Holy Communion

                              10:30am       10:30 Sunday School / Bible Class

                              5pm               Bible Study (First Lutheran)

                              6pm               Divine Service (First Lutheran)

                              7pm               Junior Youth Group

Mon May 9          Pastor's Day Off

Tue May 10         6:30am         Early Risers (McDonalds)

                              1:30pm         Streams of Living Water, Sermon Broadcast

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                              5:30pm         Habitat for Humanity Meeting (FH)

                              6:30pm         Preschool Board

                              7pm               Ladies Reading Group - A Little Book of Joy (FH)

                              7pm               Pastoal Visits (Mount Ayr)

Wed May 11       Cyril and Methodius, Missionaries to the Slavs

                              1:30pm         Naomi Circle (FH)

                              6pm               Final Confirmation Class

                              7:30pm         Confirmation Questioning

Thu May 12         7:30pm         Church Council Meeting (FH)

Sun May 15         Confirmation Sunday \ No Sunday School \ Fourth Sunday of Easter

                              9am               Divine Service

                              6pm               Divine Service (First Lutheran)

                              7pm               Youth Group - Youth Room

Volunteer Calendar

Sun May 8

      Ushers: Jay Bochart, Adam Bochart, Chuck Bowman, Randy Roghair

      Acolytes: Alexander Brown, Hannah Watt

      Altar: Gene and Dorothy Cook, Pat Barkalow

      Finance: Jay Bochart, Charlie Bowman

      Elder: Randy Roghair

Sun May 15

      Ushers: Jay Bochart, Adam Bochart, Chuck Bowman, Randy Roghair

      Altar: Gene and Dorothy Cook, Pat Barkalow

      Finance: Jay Bochart, Charlie Bowman

      Elder: Randy Roghair

      Acolytes: Calista Foglesong, Devon Petersen

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