Pentecost Sunday

Announcements: June 5, 2022

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

For Pentecost Sunday on June 5, 2022

For your own personal reading at home this week.

Genesis 11:1-9

Acts 2:1-21

John 14:23-31

23 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. 24 God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” 25 The woman said to him, “I know that Messiah is coming (he who is called Christ). When he comes, he will tell us all things.” 26 Jesus said to her, “I who speak to you am he.”

27 Just then his disciples came back. They marveled that he was talking with a woman, but no one said, “What do you seek?” or, “Why are you talking with her?” 28 So the woman left her water jar and went away into town and said to the people, 29 “Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?” 30 They went out of the town and were coming to him.

31 Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, saying, “Rabbi, eat.”

This Week at Trinity

Sun., June 5 Pentecost Sunday Holy Communion in both services

8:00 am Bible Class in Creston

9:00 am Divine Service/HC in Creston

10:00 am Fellowship Time in MA & CR

11:00 am Divine Service/HC in Mt. Ayr

5:00 pm Preschool Board Meeting

6:00 pm Trinity Fish Fry All are invited.

Tues., June 7 FH (CR) in use all day for elections

June 7-10 Trip to Ark Encounter and Creation Museum

Wed., June 8 1:30 pm Naomi Circle in the FH (CR)

Sun., June 12 Trinity Sunday Holy Communion in both services

8:00 am Bible Class in Creston

9:00 am Divine Service/HC in Creston

10:00 am Fellowship Time in MA & CR

11:00 am Divine Service/HC in Mt. Ayr

Prayer List

Cancer: Dan Lutrick (member)

Phil Burmeister (member)

Jo Ehm (member)

Otto Guiter (grandson of Kathy Parker)

Kent Larsen (brother of Mark Larsen)

Don Goodman (brother-in-law of Kathy Parker)

Frank Howell (son-in-law of Kearneys)

Joe Rivera (brother-in-law of Julie Lang)

Michael Ellerton (husband of Julie Rutz’s niece)

Emily Jackson (friend of the Nelsons)

On-going health concerns, Hospitalized, Surgery/Recovery:

Members: Pat Barkalow, Cindy Isdahl, Alexis Swanson, and Lola Hembry

Rev. Dave Ericksen

Dana Scott (friend of the Larsens)

Grayson Nelson (infant great-nephew of the Storhoffs)

Mark Andresen (nephew of Dennis & Jean Foglesong)

Harriet Kendrick, infant

Rev. Michael Breach (son-in-law of Langs)

Larry Mark (friend of Langs)

Maggie Dory

Bonnie Wissink (mother of Vicki Sickels)

Dennis Page (friend of Bullocks)

Shut-ins: May Carlisle, Bertha Jensen, Clara Buchanan,

Linda Schroeder, Marsha Magers, Jean Stoll

Military: Nathan Nonneman (grandson of Sharon Nonneman)

Kyle Marchok (husband of Lola Hembry’s granddaughter)

Missions: Concordia Mission Society

Pastor James and Christel Neuendorf (Puerto Rico)

Pastor Daniel Vogel (Denison Hispanic Ministry)

Pastor Herb and Markie Burch (Belize)

Pastor James and Angela Sharp and Family (Uruguay)

Pastor Stephen and Maggie Oliver and Family (Taiwan)

Life Care Clinic, (Stuart, Creston & Atlantic)

Trinity Preschool (Creston)

Attendance from May 29

Creston 65 Communed 48

Mt. Ayr 16 Communed 16

When writing down names on the attendance side of the attendance cards, remember to include any children who are attending church with you.

Serving At Trinity on Sunday, June 5, 2022

Organists (CR) Sharon Eklund (MA) Greg Storhoff

Ushers in June: (CR) Bruce Herzberg, James Shady, Dennis Brown

Elders on Duty in June: (CR) Mike Lang (MA) Doug Gooding

Finance Team in June: Dennis Brown & Joyce Kruse

Altar Guild for June: Sharon Eklund & Hannah Shady


VISITORS: We are so glad you joined us today. 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, you are welcome but not expected to give an offering while you are our guest. If you would like to learn more about the Lord’s ministry here at Trinity please call Pastor Rutz.

He would love to get acquainted and visit at a time that is convenient for you. You are also invited to join members in the fellowship hall after the 9:00 service or prior to the 11:00 service for a time of fellowship.

Attendance Cards: Visitors and members are asked to fill out an attendance card and to list names of each family member in attendance. Turn in your card at the back of the church at the end of the service.

On Sundays when there is Holy Communion please list the names of those who will be communing on the Holy Communion registration side of the card.

If you have moved or your phone number or email address have changed, please note any changes on the attendance card so that we can update our records in the office.

Weekly bulletins, announcements, and sermons continue to be available on the church website.

Offerings: For now, the offerings will continue to be gathered in the back of the church and will be brought forward during the offertory.

Children’s Bulletins to go along with today’s Sunday of the Church Year are available in a basket by the back pew (Creston).

Christian Education Information is available in the back of the church (CR) and has been emailed. We have great opportunities for all ages to grow in knowledge of our Lord and Savior

Bulletin Board: If we don’t have a current photo of you posted on the bulletin board in the fellowship hall please email one to lhadley @trinitycreston.org or drop a photo off at the church office to be copied and returned to you.

Organists: Trinity is looking for additional people to assist in playing organ or keyboard for services. If you are interested or know of someone speak to Phil Wardenburg or phone him at 641-202-1611.

Christian Care Fund: The current balance is $1971.02.

Sunday School will not meet this summer. Prayerfully consider how you might be able to help further Trinity's Christian Education for this fall. We will be looking for teachers for fall and we're always looking for extra hands in all areas of Christian Education.

ITS FISH FRY TIME! The Annual Trinity Fish Fry/Potluck will be TONIGHT Sunday June 5 with serving beginning at 6pm. Feel free to bring a hot dish, salad, dessert, beverage (if other than tea, coffee, or water) or whatever you feel will be a great addition to the feast!! This evert will also kick off our Food and Fellowship Sundays to be held the 1st and 3rd Sundays through September. (Good chance we will wrap up with a Fall Fish Fry on Sunday September 17).

Ark/Creation Museum Trip is only 2 days away! Copies of the finalized schedule with important last minute information are available to pick-up from Julie Rutz, or from the information table in the narthex. We will depart from Trinity at 7:00 a.m. June 7 (motorcoach loading begins at 6:30 a.m.). Everyone is allowed one large bag/suitcase to be stored underneath the bus. Handling for this large bag is included (along with other gratuities). Each passenger may also take along carry-on bag to keep with you, which will be your responsibility to take on and off the motorcoach. Doug and Theola Bullock will be our leaders/guides for this excursion, so you know we will have a great time! We will arrive back to Trinity around 6:00 p.m. on June 10. If you have any questions, please call or text Julie at 712-621-5972.

Elders will not meet in June.

Naomi Circle will meet on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. We will continue the lesson; “Promise, Power, Peace” beginning with question 8 on page 17 of the Spring 2022 Quarterly. Please join us as we discuss Jesus’ promise to give us His power and peace.

VBS Save the Dates! VBS is being planned for Tuesday-Thursday, June 21-23 from 5:30-7:30 with a light supper served each night. Please be thinking about how you might help this year!

VBS Flyers Flyers with registration forms are available in the narthex in Creston. Please pick one up for your own children and/or to invite family, friends, neighbors, etc.

2022 Baby Bottle Boomerang : The Life Care Clinic in Creston is one of our on-going mission projects. From May 8-June 19 the annual Baby Bottle Boomerang project is being held. If you are able to help with this project, please pick up a baby bottle on your way out of church today. They may be found in a basket in the narthex. Fill the bottle with what you are able to share and return it on Father’s Day, June 19. The proceeds will be used for items in the Baby Boutique at the clinic.

Trinity Preschool is currently enrolling for the 2022-23 school year.

Preschool Endowment Fund

By the Grace of God, we are establishing an endowment fund to be a permanent source of support for our preschool. As you know, we started Trinity Preschool over 35 years ago. This has been an important outreach in the Creston community.

To help celebrate 35 years of sharing the Gospel with our preschool families, please consider donating $35.00 per adult and $0.35 per child. These funds will go towards the growth of our preschool endowment fund. To make a donation towards this endowment fund, make your check payable to “Trinity” and be sure to mark the envelope “Preschool Endowment Fund.”

We ask that you consider being a part of this venture. If you have questions contact Bill Magers or Mike Lang. Thank You!