Welcome to Trinity Lutheran Church!

Discovering and sharing the hope of Jesus.

Where our faith calls us to explore, engage and expand.

 
 
 
 

Announcement



Trinity Lutheran Ministry Site Profile

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 Pastor Isaacson's blog.  

http://northcountrypreacher.blogspot.com/

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Holy communion is offered each week at Trinity and

ALL are welcome to the Lord’s Supper.


 
 7:45 a.m. - Traditional Worship
 
 9:00 a.m. - Contemporary Worship
(Televised live over local Cable TV Channel 3 and
broadcast live on KROX 1260 AM Radio)
 
10:10 a.m. J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
for 3yrs. old thru 10th Grade
 
10:10 a.m. - Worship
at First Presbyterian Church - 510 N. Broadway

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MONDAY: Church Building is CLOSED.
Call ahead for a key if needed.
  
TUESDAY—FRIDAY
8:00 a.m. - 12 Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY
 
 
Wednesday, September 25
9:00 AM Team Devotions
6:00 – 7:15 PM Junior High Youth Nite Kick-Off
7:00 PM Worship & Music Team/Library
7:30 – 8:45 PM Senior High Youth Nite Kick-Off
 
Thursday, September 26
9:00 AM DAC Cleaning/Sanctuary
9:00 AM Team Devotions
10:00 AM Riverview Holy Communion
12 Noon “Simply Good News” Book Study @
                First Presbyterian Church
2:00 PM Villa St. Vincent Holy Communion
6:30 PM Bear & Wolf Den/Happy Hollow
 
Friday, September 27
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12:00 PM Al-Anon/1A
 
Saturday, September 28
 No events scheduled.
 
Sunday, September 29
7:45 AM Traditional Worship
9:00 AM Contemporary Worship w/7th Grade
               Bible Presentation
10:10 AM J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
10:15 AM Semi-Annual Congregational
                 Meeting/Sanctuary
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Junior High Spaghetti
                    Dinner/Fellowship Hall
(Free will offering taken to support Summer Bible Camp)
 
Monday, September 30
Church building closed today. Call ahead for key if needed.
 
Tuesday, October 1
9:00 AM Team Meeting
 
Wednesday, October 2
9:00 AM Team Devotions
3:00 PM Half-Time/Youth Rom
4:15 PM Jubal’s Joy/Youth Room
 
Thursday, October 3
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12 Noon “Simply Good News” Book Study @
                First Presbyterian Church
 
Friday, October 4
NO Foster Grandparents/Caring Companions
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12:00 PM Al-Anon/1A
 
Saturday, October 5
 No events scheduled.
 
YOUTH SUNDAY, October 6  
Family Assistance Sunday and Care & Share Sunday
7:45 AM Traditional Worship
9:00 AM Contemporary Worship
10:10 AM J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
10:10 AM  2nd Grade Family “Home
                  Connections”/Rm 1A



For further calendar information please go to the
Home Page and click 
on "Calendar".


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Seventh Graders receive the Extreme Faith Bible during the 9:00 a.m. worship service Sunday,
September 29th. Please keep these young people in your prayers as they continue to grow in God’s Word.

 
     Paige Abrahamson                              Makenna Kopecky
    Jameson Alzalde                         Derrick Krause
     Timothy Brule                      Ella Lanctot
     Kaylie Clauson                    Joey Nesseth
     Brandon Colborn                 Hunter Nicholas
     Miryah Epema                     Georgia Sanders
     Madeline Harbott                 Kianna Simpkins
     Riley Helgeson                    Ryan Street
     Alexis Ibarra                        Trent Szczech
     Parker Kelly 
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2nd Grade Home Connections Class Sunday, October 6
at 10:10 a.m. in Room 1A     




At Trinity we believe our children & youth are integral members
of our church family. We will have
“Youth Sunday”
once a month from
October – December and February – April. 
Youth will take on a variety of active roles in our worship services.
See you at our first YOUTH SUNDAY,
October 6th!
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Children’s Christmas Store

It’s not too early to begin gathering items to donate to the 2019 Children’s Christmas Store! A donation box is located at Trinity’s parking lot entrance. The store will be open December 15th!
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Operation Christmas Child
is just around the corner – think about things that can be placed in th-e boxes!
Empty boxes, labels & packing instructions will be available October 27
th.
Think ahead for this wonderful global ministry opportunity!
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The Worship & Music Team encourages YOU in Trinity’s mission of

“Building a Bigger Table”
 

Please prayerfully consider your place at our table and how you can share your gifts, talents and service during worship. Worship Volunteer Opportunity (white half-sheet) forms are located throughout the church building; please complete the form and return it to the basket. Thank you!


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Be the change! Give your time as a tutor!
 
Reading is the foundation of all learning – but in Minnesota, one in three third graders struggles to read. As a literacy tutor, you can help these students gain the skills they need to thrive.
 
Minnesota Reading Corps is currently recruiting tutors in our area. More information is available by calling 866-859-2825 or you may apply online at ReadingAndMath.net
 
Volunteers work full or part-time and receive a small stipend and other benefits depending on hours worked. All schedules are Monday – Friday.
 
An informational flyer about this position is located in the parking lot entrance.


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We need a few more J.A.M teachers/leaders
to complete our team for the 2019-2020 ministry year.
Please call Leah at 281-4276 and say “YES”
to sharing your faith with our kids.
Openings are available in:
  • Pre-K Adult Leader: ONE OPENING
  • 1st – 6th Grade Opening Leader: ONE OPENING
  • 6th Grade: ONE OPENING (Shared with a team teacher)
  • 8th Grade: ONE OPENING (Shared with a team teacher)
  • 9th Grade: ONE OPENING (Shared with a team teacher

 
You won’t regret sharing your faith and making a lasting impact on our youth,
while strengthening and enriching your own relationship with God along the way.
Call Leah at 281-4276 to join the team!

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 THANK YOU to the J.A.M. teachers and leaders who are sharing their faith with our young people this ministry year! We are blessed to have on our team: J.A.M. Coordinator: Marcia Haglund; Pre-K Craft Leaders: Jess Bengston, Shayla Solberg, Jazmin Staehnke;  Pre-K Music Leaders: Francine Olson, Janise Dorman; Pre-K Youth Leaders: MacKenze Epema, Carter Bruggeman, Joslynn Leach, Danielle Haake; Kindergarten: Michelle Helgeson, Leah Quam, Bridget Peterson, Brittney Osen, Tiffany Page;  Elementary: Audrey Harbott, Sophia Rezac, Elizabeth Erdman, Sarah Olmstead, Jaime Delzer, Karlie Brekken, Michelle Pahlen, Jaclyn Martin; Junior High: Crystal Meine, Shelly Thomforde; Senior High: Adrianne Winger

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Each year, Trinity’s J.A.M. (Jesus and Me) Ministry requires a LOT of supplies
to make our time together interactive, meaningful & FUN!
Our “Apples for J.A.M. Ministry” tree is located in the parking lot entrance.
Select an apple, purchase the listed supply & drop it off in the church office

 
 God’s Blessings to you for supporting J.A.M. and
Trinity’s kids in this essential way!


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A NEW Electronic Giving Opportunity!
Along with Trinity’s current on-line or electronic giving system that has been available to you for  many years,
we are now offering you an additional way to support Trinity— directly from your smart phone. 
Download the app “Give Plus Church” from Google Play or the App Store,
follow the instructions to find our church and enter your information.
Use your existing on-line giving sign-in, or create a new account, 

and your general fund donation amount.  It’s as simple as that!
 
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“I Give Online”
Laminated cards are located in the sanctuary pews.
 
If you support Trinity Lutheran and its ministries by giving electronically, you may place this card in the offering as a way of participating in this act of worship.
 
If you are interested in giving electronically, please check the online giving options through our website www.trinitycrookston.org or use your smartphone to download the “GivePlus Church” app to set up your donation(s). If you have questions about giving electronically, please contact the church office at 281-4276
 
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Trinity’s Women of the ELCA
are collecting donations for Personal Care and School Kits for both
international and local missions. Note the very specific guidelines
from Lutheran World Relief (
www.lwr.org/getinvolved/kits) on what can be included.
Your donations of new items only are needed and greatly appreciated.
Contributions may be placed in the collection boxes located at church entrances.

 
For Personal Care Kits:
*          Light-weight bath towels (dark colors recommended)
*Bath-size bars of soap in original wrapping
*Sturdy combs
*Metal nail clippers attached file optional.
 
For School Kits:
*70-sheet notebooks, wide or college-ruled
*Rulers (30-centimeters, or with centimeters on one side, inches on the other)
*Small pencil sharpeners
*Ball point pens (black or blue ink)
*Erasers (2 ½”)
*Boxes of crayons (16 or 24 ct. size only)
*Blunt scissors (Safety scissors with embedded steel blades work well)
*NO pencils, please!
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Items for the October/November issue of Table Talk
must be in the church office no later than
12 Noon on Wednesday, September 18th.
Thank you!
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Third Graders receive their bibles during the 9:00 a.m. worship service 
 Sunday, September 22.
Children & their parents will meet for a Bible Basics class at 10:10 a.m. that morning. 

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National Youth Gathering Family Gathering
 
Next Sunday, September 22 
  @ 11:10 a.m. 
in the Youth Room
 
We will meet briefly to plan this year’s fundraisers as we work together 
and move closer to the National Youth Gathering 2021!



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Mark Your Calendars for the ANNUAL JUNIOR HIGH


Sunday, September 29

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
in Trinity’s in Fellowship Hall
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Semi- Annual Congregational Meeting
Sunday, September 29 @ 10:15 a.m.
 in the Sanctuary
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Trinity Lutheran Church, Crookston is looking for an individual to give leadership in planning, coordinating and enhancing a contemporary Sunday morning worship experience.  Position is approximately ten hours per week at $20 per hour. 
 
A complete position description is available upon request from Rev. Gregory Isaacson by emailing gregoryi279@gmail.com. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Rev. Isaacson via email.

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EMPLOYMENT OPORTUNITY

at First Presbyterian Church
 
ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY: 20 hours per week – schedule is flexible. Candidate must be proficient in computer skills, including Microsoft Word. Good communication skills required. Experienced preferred. Wage is dependent upon experience.
 
Call (218) 281-4853 for more information.
Resumes may be sent to 510 North Broadway, Crookston MN 56716, Attn: Ruth.

Applications will be received until position is filled.           

                             

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SUNDAY TRANSPORTATION UPDATE
 
Trinity has been blessed to offer rides to Sunday worship at Trinity FREE of charge via Ampride Taxi and Tri Valley Bus for several years. 
 
Due to limited funds, Trinity’s Congregation Council has decided
to discontinue ride services with Ampride Taxi 
but will continue to pay for rides to worship with
the Tri Valley Bus Transportation system.
 
These changes became effective July 1st.   

 

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Seeking
Director of
Contemporary Worship
 
Trinity Lutheran Church, Crookston looking for an individual to give leadership in planning, coordinating and enhancing a contemporary Sunday morning                        worship experience.


 Position is approximately ten hour per week at $20/hour.
 
A complete position description is available upon request from Rev. Gregory Isaacson by emailing gregoryi279@gmail.com.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter
and resume to Rev. Isaacson via email.

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Items for the Sunday bulletin must be in the church office
no later than 12 Noon each Wednesday

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Service Work Group #3 will serve the next funeral.
You are in this group if your last name begins with the letters G through J. Co-chairs of SWG #2 are Diane Rood (218-4306) and Ruth Wilder (281-4179)

Thank you for your service.

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  • NEW CAREGIVER’S DISCUSSION GROUP
     

    Lutheran Social Service on MN will offer a NEW monthly support group for Caregivers at Trinity Lutheran Church the first Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. beginning September 6th.
     
    This group offers comfort, support and education to caregivers during tough seasons. This group is for those caring for an older adult or anyone an early onset memory related disorder.
     
    CAREGIVER SUPPORT & RESPITE: Are you stressed and in need of extra support while caregiving? LSS of MN offers a variety of services to help those in need. Caregiver’s can receive individual support, attend educational classes, gain respite support, and even gain support with and through their electronic devices.
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  • AMERICORPS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
     

    Lutheran Social Services of MN is seeking volunteers for their Caregiver Support programs. Volunteers provide companionship to elderly and veterans in their community. AmeriCorps offers modest compensation for their volunteers.
     
    For more information or questions about any of these opportunities, contact Ashlee Grussing, Lutheran Social Service Caregiver Support & Respite Program, for more information.
     
    Call Ashlee at (701) 330-1681 or email ashlee.grussing@lssmn.org
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  • Planning to be away from Crookston
  • on Sunday?

    We offer several giving options, so you may continue your support of Trinity’s ministries.
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  • Give Plus Church from Google Play or the App Store, follow the instructions to find our church and enter your information. Use your existing on-line giving sign-in, or create a new account, and your general fund donation amount.  It’s as simple as that!
     
    Simply Giving allows for regular contributions to be made right from your checking account. See Jean in the church office for more information about the Simply Giving program.
     
    Online Giving is available and may be accessed by visiting our website at www.trinitycrookston.org You can make a safe and secure one-time or recurring gift to Trinity via credit card.
     
    Traditional: Using the US Mail service is always an option or you can stop by the church office to drop off your gift. Pick up a bulletin to stay informed of all the happenings at Trinity!
     
     
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  •  For Prayer Chain
    requests please contact Claudia Cirks at 281-1442
    or JoAnn Youngquist at 289-0008. 

     
    Want to join the prayer chain? Please call Claudia. 
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Help us keep our church contact information current. If you have had a change in your phone number or address, please contact the church office with these changes. Call 281-4276 or email:  jean@trinitycrookston.org


 




Carrying the message of the gospel through the streets of Crookston
can feel intimidating but through Trinity’s Radio and TV Ministry,
we are reaching out to those who may not step into our church building
to hear the message. 
This vital outreach touches lives well beyond Crookston’s city limits.  

 
Gifts to the Radio Fund can be given to honor or remember a loved one. 
Recognition of the weekly radio broadcast sponsorship can be scheduled
to coincide with a memorable date. 
The cost of each weekly broadcast is $126.00
If you would like to sponsor a broadcast,
contact the church office at 281-4276 to schedule a date.  
 
Up-to-the-minute calendar and ministry information
about Trinity
is available just by clicking your mouse!


 
Click on the Calendar tab at the top of the page!
 
 
 

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