Welcome to Trinity Lutheran Church!

Discovering and sharing the hope of Jesus.

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

 
 
 
 

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Trinity Lutheran Ministry Site Profile

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 Pastor Isaacson's blog.  

http://northcountrypreacher.blogspot.com/

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WINTER WORSHIP SCHEDULE
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
 

  
Sunday, February 23
7:45 AM Traditional Worship
9:00 AM Contemporary Worship
10:10 AM J.A.M (Jesus and Me)
2:00 PM Conference 3 Gathering/Youth Room
2:00 PM Scout Blue & Gold Banquet/FH

Monday, February 24
Church office/building closed today. Call ahead for key if needed.
9:00 AM Quilting/Fellowship Hall
 
Tuesday, February 25
9:00 AM Quilting/Fellowship Hall
9:00 AM Team Meeting
1:30 PM Martha Guild/Kitchen
 
Ash Wednesday, February 26
9:00 AM Team Devotions
3:00 PM Half-Time/Youth Room
4:15 PM Jubal’s Joy/Youth Room
6:00 PM ALPHA/Youth Room
5:30 – 6:15 PM Lenten Supper/Fellowship Hall
6:30 PM ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP
 
Thursday, February 27
9:00 AM Team Devotions
10:00 AM RiverView Holy Communion
12 NOON “Grateful” Book Study @ FPC
2:00 PM Villa St. Vincent Holy Communion
 
Friday, February 28
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12:00 NOON Al-Anon/Room 1A
 
Saturday, February 29
 

No events scheduled.
 
First Sunday in Lent, March 1
Family Assistance and Care & Share Sunday
7:45 AM Traditional Worship
9:00 AM Contemporary Worship
10:10 AM J.A.M (Jesus and Me)
11:10 AM J.A.M. Teacher-Leader Gathering/1A


For further calendar information please go to the
Home Page and click 
on "Calendar".
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Bible Guild Meeting this week 

MARTHA GUILD meets Tuesday, February 25 at 1:30 p.m. in the church kitchen.
Marlys Johnson is hostess.  

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THIS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
 
Worship at 6:30 p.m.
 
Please join us from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. for supper in the Fellowship Hall 
 
Ash Wednesday Supper is hosted by
The 2021 NYG Team & Families

Menu: Lasagna, Lettuce Salad, Garlic Toast
Coffee, Lemonade & Dessert
 
A free will offering will be taken to cover the cost of the meal with the remaining proceeds
 going to our youth traveling to the 2021 ELCA National Youth Gathering in Minneapolis.

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Ordination & Open House for Pr. Kevin
 
Pastor Kevin will be ordained at
First Lutheran Church, Middle River MN,
NEXT Sunday, March 1st at 11:00 a.m.
There will be a potluck luncheon immediately following the worship service at the church.
 
An open house ordination party will continue at the Hackney home from 2:00 – 9:00 p.m. ALL are invited to help him celebrate! See you there!
105 Westwood Court, Thief River Falls MN 56701

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Gentlemen: are you missing YOUR black leather jacket? One was left behind after the Ingeman memorial service on February 15th and another was taken by mistake. Please take a look to make sure you have the correct jacket; an exchange can be made in the church office. Thank you!
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J.A.M. Teacher-Leader Gathering
Next Sunday, March 1st at 11:10 a.m. in Rm1A
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   10th Grade Mentor Connection
                                        (Full Group)
Next Sunday, March 1st
at 10:10 a.m. in Room 1A
10th Graders will meet with their mentors for “Baptismal Promises” lesson during their J.A.M. time
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10th Grade “DISCIPLES” and their parents meet Sunday, March 8th at 10:10 a.m. in the Youth Room to receive updates regarding progress toward the Rite of Confirmation Worship on May 3rd.  

 
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The Property Resources Team is looking for a used flower cooler or refrigerator
(no freezer needed) to replace the one in the sacristy; it has come to the end
 of its useful life. Please contact Tyson or the church office if you can help. Thanks!

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“Grateful” Book Study
Thursdays @ 12 Noon
First Presbyterian Church

 
With stories & examples from history, author Diana Butler helps us form a path through gratitude to greater connection with God, others and ourselves. Through gratitude we can be healed & thrive!  Study led by Pr. Kevin.  All are welcome! 

See you Thursday!


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Attention 7th – 12th Grade Youth!
 
 
 
 

Registration forms for the
MercyMe & Jeremy Camp Concert
are now available in the church office
 
The concert is Sunday, April 5 @
7:00 p.m. at the FargoDome
 
PRE-REGISTRATION is required!
Signed registrations and $25 payment due in the church office by
Sunday, March 8NO EXCEPTIONS!
 
We will leave at 4:00 p.m. the day of the concert in order to have time to grab a quick
 bite to eat (fast food) in Fargo before the concert
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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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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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9th GRADERS: ALPHA continues each Wednesday  from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. now through March 4th.  6:00 p.m. and continues each Wednesday night through March 4.
This 8-week ministry series is a 9th grade confirmation expectation.

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2020 Ushers of the Month
 
9:00 a.m.
             January                                Myles Bakken & Dave Nelson
February                                        T & Jeff Durbin
March                                  Suzy & Shawn Rezac
April                                          Amy & Mike Theis
May                           Chris Winjum & Rodd Olson
June             Peggy & Harley Stahlecker (8:30 a.m.)
                         Janet & Harvey Solheim (8:30 a.m.)
July                  Sandy & Ardell Knudsvig (8:30 a.m.)
August                 Jackie & Jerry Lindsay (8:30 a.m.)
September                          Barb & Bob Anderson
October                              Carrie & Rich Clauson
November                        Karen & Robin Brekken
December                         Eric Samuelson Family
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Quilting Begins Monday, January 6, 2020
 
Join the Trinity Quilters each Monday & Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall for quilting and fellowship.  Please prayerfully consider joining this important ministry; many hands are needed to prepare the warmth these quilts provide for those in need!
 

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National Youth Gathering 2021
Hugo’s Coupon Book Fundraiser
 
 
Trinity’s NYG Crew is selling Hugo’s Coupon Books as a fundraiser
for their journey to the ELCA National Youth Gathering
 in Minneapolis. Coupon books are $10 each.
 
Contact any youth attending NYG 2021 to get your coupon book.
 A limited number of coupon books are available for purchase in
the church office during regular office hours. 
Thanks for your continued support of Trinity Youth!
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Keep your Contact Information Current!
As you are preparing to “go south” for the winter 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 Hopeless, Angry, Confused?
 
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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

 





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.

 

 
 
 
 
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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National Youth Gathering Family Gathering
 


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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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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 #7 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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