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The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

posted Oct 20, 2015, 7:56 AM by Unknown user

This Week at Trinity


Sun Oct 18      Caring for Your Neighbor Sunday

                         8:00am divine Service HC (MA)

                         9:30am Sun School/Bible Class (MA)

                         9:45 am Divine Service (CR)

                         11:00am Sun School/ Bible Class( CR)

Mon Oct 19     Pastor’s Day Off

                         6:30 pm LifeLight

Tue Oct 20 6:30 am Early Risers

9:00 am Handy Helpers-Quilting

11:30 am Streams of Living Water

Sermon Broadcast

12:00 Pastor in Mt Ayr Office

1:00 pm LifeLight

7:00 pm Bible Study (MA)

Wed Oct 21 Circuit Winkel ( Hastings)

6:00 pm Confirmation

7:30 pm Church Council

Thu Oct 22 9:45 am  Preschool Chapel

1:45 pm Preschool Chapel

Sun Oct 25 8:00am Divine Service (MA)

9:30 am Sun School/ Bible Class (MA)

9:45 am Divine Service/HC (CR)

11:00 am Sun School/ Bible Class (CR)

12:00 pm Voter’s Meeting

4:00 pm Circuit ReformationService

at St Paul’s Clarinda

6:00 pm Preschool Harvest Celebration


Cancer: Al Davis; Dale Kirk; Ethel Campbell; GaryMeek; Grace Weese; Jamie Boos; Jerry Carson; Kristi Appelhans; Larry Davis; Linda Hasstedt; Mady Henson; Merle Triggs; Mike Rollings; Pam Koring; Pastor Paul Garchow: Randy Nemitz; Rhonda Smith; Steve Rall;  Roger Schulze; Ted Bader; Maryann Kenyon; Cheryl Harper;

General: We pray that God would continue to lead people to work in His Church as Pastors and Teachers.

Condolences: Jeff Bierle Family; Jo Goodale;

Hospice Care: Lonny Riley;

IIS&R: Gavin VanZee; Jaxson Flint; Marie Burmeister; Velma Lorenz;  Lloyd Miller; Mark Williams;    Bonnie Wissink; (mother of Vicki Sickles) Ross Craft: (facing surgery, friend of the Magers)

Military: Aaron Hoogland; Michael Kaufman;

Nathan Nonneman;

Missions: Concordia Mission Society;

Dr Oliver, Seminary Professor in Taiwan;

James and Christel Neuendorf (Dominican Republic);

Pastor Daniel Vogel (Hispanic Missions in Iowa);

Pastor Herb and Markie Burch (Peru);

Pastor James and Angela Sharp and Family (Uruguay);

Pastor Joel and Clarion Fritsche and Family (Dominican Republic);

Seminary Students:  Chris Troxel; Martin Herzberg; and Luke Watt;

Shutins: Don Campbell; May Carlisle; Mary Carson; Wilma Cottrell; Jeanne Herzberg; Irene Hogue; Freida  

 Porter; Bertha Jensen;

  Life Together

LWML Fall Rally at Trinity, Shenandoah, IA on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Registration begins at 9:00 am. The cost is $6.00. Karon Killion will present the program "In The Steps of Luther" . The Ingathering project is  1 towel, 1 washcloth and a bar of soap to be given to the Orphan Grain Train. Thanks, Maggie

The Annual Altar Committee will meet Oct 27 at 7:30 pm. Anyone interested in serving on the Altar Committee is welcome to attend. No commitment is required.

The Annual Voter's Meeting will be October 25 at 12pm in the Fellowship Hall. We will elect officers and approve the 2016 Budget. There will be a light lunch served just before the Voter's Meeting on October 25th. We hope you will all plan to attend.

Thrivent Union County Chapter annual meeting will be held today, October 18 at 12:00pm at Salem Lutheran Church. Please RSVP to Becky Hagen at 641-782-2442.

Visitors: We do collect offerings during our worship services. While we believe this is a chance for each believer to be a good steward of the gifts they have received from God, we do not expect you to give an offering while you are our guest.

There will be a bridal shower today,  October 18, at 2:00 pm here at Trinity for Miciah Watt. Everyone is invited to share in this celebration.

This is a reminder that there are several colors and sizes of Trinity tee shirts that are available to purchase for $10.00. They are located on a bookshelf in the fellowship hall and an envelope is right there too for your convenience of your payment. Thank you.

Handy Helpers quilting meet this Tuesday and the third Tuesday of every month thru April.

Preschool Harvest Celebration on Sunday, October 25th @ 6:30 p.m. 

The LCMS Rural and Small Town Ministry national conference will be held in Kansas City, November 5-7, 2015. Pastor Watt will be making a presentation on "Congregational Mergers". You are welcome to attend the conference. Please register at or call 888-463-5127. The cost is $200 per person + lodging.  Please talk to Pastor Watt for more information.

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 (


 Join Early Risers for Bible reading and discussion 6:30am every Tuesday morning now meeting in the fellowship hall. Breakfast now being served.

Make Plans to Attend the Circuit Reformation Service that will be held 4:00pm Sunday October 25 at St. Paul, Clarinda. The guest preacher will be Rev. Michael Kumm of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Dakota Dunes, SD. Those wishing to participate in the choir are asked to show up an hour earlier (at 3:00 pm) for practice. A hearty soup supper will be served following the service as a fundraiser for youth who will be attending next summer’s Higher Things Conference.


Christian Care: Trinity has established a Christian Care fund to help people in our communities who are in need. Our Thanksgiving offering will be used to fund this account (use your Thanksgiving envelope). You may also give to the fund at any time simply use one of the Christian Care Fund envelopes on the narthex table. Any member of Trinity may request a gift for anyone in need. Find forms for requests on the Narthex table.