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The Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost Announcements: November 9, 2014

posted Nov 7, 2014, 8:38 AM by Waunita Watt

This Week at Trinity

Sun Nov 9       

  • 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  

Mon Nov 10    

  • Pastor’s Day Off

Tue Nov 11     

  • 6:30 am (CR) Early Risers
  • 6:30 pm Preschool Board Meeting
  • 7:30 pm L.E.R.T Meeting @ Redeemer Corning, IA

Wed Nov 12 

  • 1:30 pm (CR) Naomi Circle
  • 6:00 pm (CR) Confirmation Class
  • 7:30 pm All Boards Meet

Thu Nov 13 9:45 am (CR) Preschool Chapel

  • 1:45 pm (CR) Preschool Chapel

Fri Nov 14 

  • Pastor on Vacation

Sat Nov 15 

  • Pastor on Vacation

Sun Nov 16 

  • Pastor on Vacation
  • Caring for Your Neighbor—Food Bank
  • 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

Prayers

Cancer: Al Davis; Duane Dunham; Grace Weese; Jeff Bierle; Kenny Goeglein; Lisa Britt; Marvin Wissink; Merle Triggs; Mike Rollings; Paula Bowman; Randy Porter Rhonda Smith; Ron Harris; Wes Keeler;

Condolences: For the family of Marilyn (Bertha Jensen's Daughter) who passed away on Monday.

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; Ethan Bulgrin; Gailen Foreman; Helen Terry; Jace Zellmer; Marie Burmeister;

Military: Aaron Hoogland; Michael Kaufman;

Missions: Concordia Mission Society; Dr Oliver, Seminary Professor in Taiwan; Pastor Daniel Vogel, Hispanic Missions in Iowa; Pastor Dennis Konkel, Deaf Missions in Iowa;

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

Please take note of the proposed Bylaw changes to allow electronic meetings. If you have any questions please ask Pres. Phil Wardenburg or Pastor Watt:

Whereas, electronic means are available for conducting meetings for the various boards and committees of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Creston, Iowa, let it be

Resolved, that the Bylaws of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Article II be modified as follows:

Article II MEETINGS

D.  Electronic meetings

     1.     Meetings for all boards and committees may be held electronically in accordance with the following guidelines and requirements:

      a.     Electronic Board meetings may be conducted by telephone, telecommunication, or computer conference.

      b.     Electronic meetings of the Voter's assembly shall be only between the Creston & Mount Ayr fellowship halls.

 Life Together

  • Freedom Rock Contributors, We would like to send out a special invitation to all the individuals or companies that helped in the completion of the Union County Freedom Rock. We are planning a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, November 11th at 9:30 am at the Freedom Rock location. In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be held at the Creston High School Gymnasium. Denny Abel - Freedom Rock Chairman.
  • Handy Helpers to meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 and then every month thru April on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month.
  • If you wish to provide flowers for the altar please eMail flowers@TrinityCreston.org and/or use the Altar Flower sheet in the signup book on the Narthex table (be sure to notify pastor in writing, a pad is provided on the narthex table). The altar flower schedule can be found on the church web page. Look for "Altar Flowers" in the main menu or navigate to http://www.TrinityCreston.org/altar-flowers
  • LC Clinic of Stuart, Iowa will be holding training for their new clinic here in Creston on November 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st and 22nd. All of the training sessions will be here at Trinity from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm except for the training on Saturday the 22nd which will be in Stuart, IA at the lc Clinic from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. If you are interested in the training please RSVP by by calling Ruth at 515-523-1173; 515-313-1548 or email Ruth@IowaLcClinic.org. Please see the flyers in the fellowship hall and the narthex for more information on what is involved in volunteering.
  • Please be courteous and turn off your cell phone during the worship service!
  • Please take note of the proposed Bylaw changes to allow electronic meetings. If you have any questions please ask Pres. Phil Wardenburg or Pastor Watt: Article II MEETINGS D. Electronic meetings 1. Meetings for all boards and committees may be held electronically in accordance with the following guidelines and requirements: a. Electronic Board meetings may be conducted by telephone, telecommunication, or computer conference. b. Electronic meetings of the Voter's assembly shall be only between the Creston & Mount Ayr fellowship halls.
  • Reminder: Lutheran Witness Subscription Renewals were due in May. If you have not paid for your subscription please give your check to Cindy Nelson or put in the collection plate clearly marked for "Lutheran Witness Subscription".
  • The Nominating Committee is searching for a Church Treasurer for the 2015. If you are interested, please contact Deb Meltzer, Dave Dory or Dennis Brown. Thank you!
  • The Quarterly Voter's Meeting has been moved from October 19 to November 23. All boards and committees need to have their budget requests to the Treasurer no later than November 16.
  • Voter's Meeting on Sunday, November 23, 2014 following bible class. There will be a meal provided. If you are interested in signing up for something to go with Polish Sauages and Hamburgers, please see the sign up sheet in the narthex or email wwatt@trinitycreston.org with your contributions to the meal.
  • NAOMI CIRCLE meets Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Our topic will be “Forgiven Creatures.” Found on page 18 of the Fall quarterly. You are always welcome to join us for Bible Study and fellowship.
  • Stewardship: Matthew 25:4  “….but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps.” Why did they take flasks of oil with them? Because they listened to the Bridegroom’s words and believed them. Our actions always start with and flow from our beliefs. What do your actions in the realm of stewardship say about what you believe?
  • The Altar Guild will clean & polish the altar ware and furnishings on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Cleaning supplies will be furnished.

Mercy

  • Building Healthy Families: God allows many opportunities for us to meet people who don’t know Him as their Savior. In work, in recreation, in community events, and in friendships they are there if we take the time to see and notice them. Who will God place in your path who needs a word of hope, a cup of cold water or a demonstration of love motivated by your awareness of His great love for you this week? Lutheran Family Service; 7177 Hickman Rd, Ste 3; Des Moines, IA 50322; 515-251-4900.
  • 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.
  • Please remember to bring a few items for the Creston food bank next week. The mission board has designate the third Sunday of every month as 'Caring for Your Neighbor' Sunday.

Witness

  • Education: If you are interested in hosting a bible study in your home please contact Pastor Watt
  • 90 YEARS in 90 DAYS --- KFUO Radio is celebrating its 90th Anniversary of broadcasting the Good News of Jesus Christ and for 90 Days we will look at different aspects of our ministry: where we started, where we are, and where we are going. This week, we are announcing a special KFUO iLutheran T-shirt that will be available with a donation of $15 or more for these 90 Days. For more information about getting an iLutheran shirt, email Mary.Schmidt@kfuo.org.   Be sure to listen and join us in the celebration! Find us at kfuo.org and follow us at Facebook.com/KFUOradio.

 F.L.O.C.K. Dates: Updated

November 19—F.L.O.C.K

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.

Serving At Trinity

Sun Nov 9

  •       (CR) Acolytes: Alex Riley; Scott Walter
  •      (CR) Organist: Sharon Eklund

Sun Nov 16

  •       (CR) Acolytes: Scott Walter; Justin Parsons
  •      (CR) Organist: Carla Roghair

Serving in November:

  •       (CR) Elder: Dave Dory
  •       (MA) Elder: Doug Bullock
  •       (CR) Ushers: Paul Kearney; Jim Kneedler; Bill Magers; Troy Petersen
  •       (CR) Finance: Paul Kearney; Bill Magers
  •       (CR) Altar: Jean Stoll; Radine Ward; Marti Williams; Cindy Isdahl
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