Welcome to Trinity Lutheran Church!

Discovering and sharing the hope of Jesus.

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

 
 
 
 



 

 
Trinity Lutheran COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Plan
June 15, 2020
Can be reviewed above.


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Please honor these safety guidelines:
 

“In-Person” on Sunday & Wednesday
 
  1. Worship is limited seating “in-person” in the sanctuary;
  2. our facility can safely social-distance at 50% capacity. 
  1. Follow the self-screening health assessment at the parking lot entrance. 
  2. (Doors open 15 minutes prior to worship and close 15 minutes after worship starts.)
  1. Please follow the guidance of our greeter & usher teams.
  1. Use hand sanitizing stations.
  2. Facemasks that cover the mouth & nose are required.
  3.  
  4. If you are not feeling well, are in a high-risk category or have a
  5. close-contact situation, please do NOT attend worship in person: 
  6. join us for worship from home.

 
Our 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning broadcast worship is shared with
St. Paul’s Lutheran & First Presbyterian LIVE
over Crookston’s Cable TV Channel 3,
KROX 1260 AM/105.7 FM Radio,
and streamed LIVE on Facebook
Trinity Lutheran Church, Crookston MN


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This Week at Trinity
 
This Week at Trinity
 
Today: Sunday, June 13
9:00 AM Worship in Town
9:00 AM Broadcast Worship
11:00 AM Worship at Trinity Point
 
Monday, June 14  
Church Office & building closed today.
7:00 PM Boy Scouts/Happy Hollow
7:00 PM Property Resources Team/Kitchen
 
Tuesday, June 15
10:00 AM Conference Pastors’ Gathering/Trinity Point
 
Wednesday, June 16
5:00 – 8:00 PM Summer Sidewalk Worship Event/ Parking Lot   (Music from “Et Tu” &Joe’s Diner Food Truck on site)
6:00 PM Retirement Celebration for Jean LaPlante/
              Trinity Parking Lot
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM 9th – 12th Grade Youth Nite: “S’mores,
                 Scriptures & More!”/Trinity Parking Lot
 
Thursday, June 17
1:00 PM  Book Study @ FPC
5:30 – 8:00 PM Summer Faith SPARK for 1st - 6th
                          Grade/Site TBD
 
Friday, June 18
12 NOON Al-Anon/Room 1A
12 NOON Church Office closes.
 
Saturday, June 19
11:00 AM Violet Doda Funeral Service (Visitation with
                family one hour prior to service)
 
Next, Sunday, June 20
FATHER’S DAY
9:00 AM Worship in Town with a SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING following worship
9:00 AM Broadcast Worship live over Crookston Cable TV channel #3, KROX Radio 1260 AM, KROX105.7 FM &  Streaming Live on Facebook: Trinity Lutheran Church, Crookston MN
11:00 AM Worship at Trinity Point with a SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING following worship



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Senior High Youth Nite - S’mores, Scriptures &  More!
This Wednesday, June 16th
  8:00—9:30 p.m.
Senior High Youth (9th – 12th Graders) are invited to a campfire experience in the church parking lot!
S’mores and fun provided—please bring your own chair!

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Sidewalk Worship Wednesday
 5:00—8:00 p.m.
 
Worship begins at 6:30 p.m.
Trinity Parking Lot
 
 

Live Music & Food for Purchase
This Wednesday, June 16
Music with “Et Tu” -  Terry Ruud & Crystal Jensen
 
Joe’s Diner Food Truck on-site each Wednesday!
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“Celebrate Jean’s Retirement” Party!
 
You are invited to join us in honoring Jean LaPlante, Office Manager,
as she prepares for retirement on June 30th following 31 years of service to the Trinity congregation
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THIS Wednesday, June 16th  at 6:00 p.m.
in the Trinity Lutheran Parking Lot
 
If you can’t attend but would like to send Jean congratulations and well-wishes,
mail your greetings t
o:

 
 
Jean LaPlante,
 23965 290th Ave SW,  Crookston MN 56716

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JOIN US FOR BOOK STUDY!

“You Can Talk to God Like That”
1:00 p.m. on Thursdays 
Now through July 27th
(Note: We won’t meet on July 1st)
Join Pr. Corey Lange for a study of Abby Norman’s “You Can Talk to God Like That: The Surprising Power of Lament to Save Your Faith.”
 
For more information, or if you have questions, call FPC @ (218) 281-4853 or email crxpres@midconetwork.com
 
Books are $11.00 and available at the church. Please let them know you’d like to join the study!

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Don’t Miss this Opportunity!

Our Trinity Quilters have donated three beautiful, hand-crafted quilts to be given away this summer!  
$1.00 donation tickets
are available in the church office or from any of the Trinity Point Campers.
The drawing will be held Sunday, July 4th at Trinity Point.

 Proceeds will be used for improvements at Trinity Point.


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Seeking Villa Volunteers
 
  

We are in need of a few good volunteers to help with the monthly communion service at the Villa.
 
Communion is served on the last Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m. Responsibilities are communion set-up, assisting staff with the residents, handing out songbooks and helping serve communion to residents and visitors.
 
Please see Pr. Isaacson at your earliest convenience if you are willing to serve.
The next communion service at the Villa is Thursday, May 27th.

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Join Trinity’s
Broadcast Team!
 
Volunteers are needed to the  team that provides our broadcast worship service to the larger Crookston community.
 
A team with several people will allow for more flexibility and a rotating Sunday schedule. People of all ages are welcome, including older youth. There is some opportunity for a cash stipend for those willing to livestream funeral and wedding services.
 
Please talk to Pr. Isaacson for more details or if you have questions!
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston, MN has an opening for an

Office Manager
with communications emphasis responsible for general office practices,
information processing and production, web-site and social media
maintenance. Candidates should possess skills in organization,
communications, computer, and work well with staff and volunteers.
Position is considered full-time with paid vacation.
Anticipated start date of June 1, 2021.
Interested candidates submit a letter of interest and resume to
Rev. Gregory Isaacson, Trinity Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 598,
Crookston, MN 56716 or to gregoryi279@gmail.com.
Position description is available at the following link:
https://drive.google.com/.../1D_c8.../view....
Or can be picked up at the church office at
205 South Broadway, Crookston.


 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston, MN has an opening for a

Part-Time Financial Secretary
 
(8 hr./week) to administer the financial function of a church including
payroll, deposits, financial transactions, and reports.
Candidates should possess skills in general accounting practices
and office procedures along with strong organizational
skills both written and verbal.
Anticipated start date of June 1, 2021.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to
Rev. Gregory
Isaacson, Trinity Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 598,
Crookston, MN 56716
or to gregoryi279@gmail.com.
Position description can be requested via email or
picked up at the church office at 205 South Broadway,
Crookston.

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2021-2022 Trinity Hospitality Service Work Booklets 

Booklets are ready and may be picked up at the church.
Copies are located in the parking lot entrance, registration table and in the church office.

 
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Trinity’s Office/Building is locked and secure but our church staff* is available
to assist you during regular office hours!

*Church staff members plan to be in the office:
 
Monday: Church Office Closed.
Tuesday thru Thursday:
8 a.m. – 12 Noon & 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 Noon & 1 – 3 p.m.
(Friday afternoon office hours may vary)
 
*Not all staff members will be available on all days;
some may be working from home.
 
NOTE: Ring the doorbell during regular office hours for service or call ahead at 218-281-4276 if you need assistance.

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Trinity’s New DROP BOX

is Now Available at the Parking Lot Entrance
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Trinity’s drop-box is a SAFE SECURE way to  leave correspondence,

offerings or written announcements after-hours or

with “no-contact” at the church. The drop-box is checked daily.




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 Trinity is having a difficult time getting sanitizing wipes to keep our facility clean and safe!
We are unable to get what we need from our regular business
and commercial suppliers and grocery, hardware &  “big-box” stores are in short supply, too.  

 
If you are able to donate sanitizing wipes to help Trinity with our cleaning and sanitizing,

we are very grateful! Thank you!
 

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The New Hope Food Shelf
(located at Care & Share)

is open every Monday & Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 pm. 

For more information, or to donate,

call 218-277-0000.




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 www.trinitycrookston.org 
 
Giving Directly through Your Smart Phone
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!
If you have questions about giving electronically, please contact the church office at 281-4276.


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Current calendar and ministry information about Trinity
is available just by clicking your mouse!

 
Visit us on Facebook also.



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Spread the Good News!

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. 

 

 
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FOR EMERGENCIES: After office hours and on weekends call 218-289-0353
or the church office at 281-4276 and your call will be transferred to a pastor. 
 Please post this telephone number in your home.


 
HOSPITALIZED? The only way the church knows that you’re hospitalized is if you,
a loved one, or friend notifies us.  Please call the church office (281-4276) and let us know
so that Trinity can support you with prayer and with presence.

 
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Keep your Contact Information Current!
As you are preparing to “come home” for the summer months, or are leaving for an extended vacation, please remember to inform the church office when you are leaving the Crookston area and when you plan to return. This will help us keep current with our mailing lists.
 
Let us know of any changes in your mailing address – new, temporary or “temporarily away” by calling the church at 281-4276 or emailing jean@trinitycrookston.org

 
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If  you are interested in receiving the Table Talk newsletter in an electronic format vs. “snail mail,” please call Jean LaPlante at the church office (281-4276) or email her with your request at jean@trinitycrookston.org
 
Please note that “Table Talk” is also available on our website at trinitycrookson.org
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 Feeling Anxious, Scared, Hopeless, Angry, Confused?
 
Call the Crisis Line 
 
 
CALL: 800-282-5005

TEXT: MN to 741741

 
Serving Kittson, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau & Pennington Counties
 
Sponsored by the NW8 Adult Mental Health Initiative


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

 

 

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    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.  
 

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

Volunteer 




 


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