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The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost Announcements: November 16, 2014

posted Nov 14, 2014, 8:46 AM by Waunita Watt

This Week at Trinity

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

Mon Nov 17 

  • Pastor’s Day Off

Tue Nov 18 

  • 6:30 am (CR) Early Risers
  • 9:00 am (CR) Handy Helpers—Quilting
  • 10:00 am (MA) Pastor in Mt. Ayr Office
  • 7:00 pm (MA) Bible Study

Wed Nov 19 

  • 9:30 am Circuit Winkel
  • Redeemer, Corning
  • 6:00 pm (CR) Confirmation Class
  • 6:00 pm (CR) F.L.O.C.K.
  • 7:30 pm (CR) Church Council

Thu Nov 20 

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

Sat Nov 22 

  • 8:30 am (CR) L.E.R.T. Training— Trinity Fellowship Hall
  • Sun Nov 23 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
  • 12:00 am (CR) Voter’s Meeting

Prayers

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

Condolences: For the family of Marilyn (Bertha Jensen's Daughter) 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: Agnes Dunham; Art Beeck; Danna Rains; Ethan Bulgrin; Gailen Foreman; Helen Terry; Jace Zellmer; Keith Peterson; 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.

 Attendance        Sunday, November 9– 83, C– 68

Life Together

  • Handy Helpers quilting meet this Tuesday and the third Tuesday of every month thru April.
  • Hanging of the Greens will be Sunday, December 7, 2014. We will have a pot luck brunch following School and Bible Class 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 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.
  • Stewardship: Matthew 25:30 “And cast the worthless servant into the outer darkness.” Why did the worthless servant act the way he did? Because of what he believed about the Master. He didn’t trust or love the Master – and so he did not demonstrate love and trust in his actions, but rather hate and mistrust. It’s the same with us, but in reverse: since we know our Lord God to be faithful and kind, we desire to serve Him and render faithful service with what He has given us.
  • Thank you - Donna and I thank you for your prayers in connection with my spinal surgery on Oct. 14. By God's grace and healing I am able on Sunday, November 16th to resume my pastoral service at Saint Paul's in Bowen, IL. Rev. Larry D. Troxel
  • 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.

 Mercy

  • A reminder! If you give pastor Watt a prayer request during the Sunday service and you want the prayer for multiple Sundays please ALSO fill out a Prayer Request sheet (found on the narthex table) and place it in the "prayer requests" mail box.
  • Building Healthy Families: Martin Luther, who himself struggled with depression, said it well over 500 ago: “Solitude produces melancholy. When we are alone the worst and saddest things come to mind. We reflect in detail upon all sorts of evils. And if we have encountered adversity in our lives, we dwell upon it as much as possible, magnify it, think that no one is so unhappy as we are, and imagine the worse possible consequences.” Don’t give in - get out, keep a positive attitude and stay active. LFS counselors are also here to help when needed – just call! Lutheran Family Service; 7177 Hickman Rd, Ste 3; Des Moines, IA 50322; 515-251-4900.
  • November 16 “Adopted children, like all children, are a blessing from God, and we are privileged indeed to be granted the honor of raising one of His precious kids.” Solid Answers/Bible Gateway – A “Life Quote” from Lutherans For Life · www.lutheransforlife.org

Witness

  • 90 YEARS in 90 DAYS --- KFUO Radio is celebrating its 90th Anniversary of broadcasting the Good News of Jesus Christ . This week, Rev. Paul Devantier joins us as we look back at the history of KFUO and how it all started. Learn about our founders, find out what was aired on the very first transmission in 1924, and explore significant events in KFUO’s past. Find us at kfuo.org and follow us at Facebook.com/KFUOradio.
  • 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.
  •  WHERE DOCTRINE IS LIFE....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: The Vocation of the Elderly & Widows, The Movie "Interstellar," Trinitarian Heresies, Century Philanthropist & Princess Elizabeth of Hungary and more. You can listen at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org.

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 16

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

Sun Nov 23

  •  (CR) Acolytes: Justin Parsons; Emma Bargstadt
  •  (CR) Pianist: Julie Lang

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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