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Sunday, May 19 Baccalaureate Sunday
7:45 AM Traditional Worship
9:00 AM Contemporary Worship with Baccalaureate
10:00 AM Open House Reception for Class of 2019/FH
10:10 AM J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
2:30 PM Johnson Graduation Reception/FH
Monday, May 20
Church building closed today. Call ahead for key if needed.
6:30 PM Executive Board/Library
7:30 PM Congregation Council/Library
Tuesday, May 21
9:00 AM Team Meeting
1:00 PM Nimens Apts Holy Communion
2:00 PM Oak Court Holy Communion
3:30 PM Summerfield Apts Holy Communion
4:15 PM Praise Singers/Library
5:30 PM Men’s Chorus/Library
7:00 PM Boy Scouts/Happy Hollow
Wednesday, May 22
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12 NOON Church Office closed for the day.
(In case of emergency call 281-4276 and follow the voice prompts or 289-0353 for the pastor on call.)
6:00 - 8:00 PM JR/SR High Youth Nite (7th – 12th  Grades) @ Highland Courts
7:00 PM Spring Concert (Community Women’s and Men’s Choruses & Bells of Praise) @ First Presbyterian Church
Thursday, May 23
9:00 AM DAC Cleaning/Sanctuary
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12 NOON “Holy Envy” Book Study @ First Presbyterian
2:15 PM Villa Bible Study
6:30 PM Tiger & Wolf Dens/Happy Hollow
Friday, May 24
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12:00 NOON Al-Anon/ Room 1A
Saturday, May 25
No events scheduled.
Sunday, May 26
8:30 AM Worship in town
10:30 AM Worship at Trinity Point

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


Trinity’s High School Seniors will be lifted up today during the 9:00 a.m. worship service.
The congregation is invited to attend a reception in their honor in the Fellowship Hall
immediately after worship. Please keep these members of the Class of 2019 in your prayers:

  Madison Broden                                       Logan Johnson
Erron Caillier                                                 Katelyn Jones
Trey Christopherson                                    Logan Kostrzewski
Jada Dillabough                                             Shaun Nelson    
Elise Erdmann                                                Kylie Solheim
Blake Fee                                                        Hannah Street

As our 2018-2019  ministry year ends, please take time to thanks these folks
who shared their faith with our young people in our J.A.M. (Jesus and Me) ministry:

Coordinator: Marcia Haglund;
Opening Leaders: Francine Olson, Janise Dorman, Andy Pokel;
Little Lutherans Teachers/Leaders: Jess Bengston, Sarah Olmstead, Melanie Wahl, Meagan Michaelson,
Audrey Harbott, Gretchen Theis, Ashlyn Genereux, Michelle Pahlen;
K - 6th Grade Teacher/Leaders: Nikki Roed, Kelsey Roed, Karlie Brekken, Tiffany Samuelson, Elizabeth Erdman, Kylie Solheim, Courtney Lindtwed, Sandi Koshel, Monte Koshel, Erica Allrich, Crystal Meine;
7th - 10th Grade Teachers/Leaders: Adrianne Winger, Stacy Brekken,
Tina Leach, Bethany Newquist, Kristi Nelson;
Sunday Childcare: Alice Simon


 Beginning May 24, the church office will close at 12 NOON of Fridays.
Trinity Point opens for the season next weekend!
Trinity’s Summer worship schedule begins next Sunday, May 26:
8:30 a.m. in town
10:30 a.m. at Trinity Point

“Growing Together” based on Romans 2:12
June 9 – 13
Registration forms are included in today’s printed announcements
and are also located throughout the church building!


The last day of J.A.M. is next Sunday, May 19.
Beginning May 24, the church office will close at 12 NOON on Fridays.
Trinity Point opens for the season on Memorial Day weekend.
Our Summer worship schedule begins on Sunday, May 26:
8:30 a.m. in town
10:30 a.m. at Trinity Point


God doesn’t call us to be successful parents,
He calls us to be faithful parents.


“Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others”
12 Noon on Thursdays
@ First Presbyterian Church
Join Pr. Elise Pokel for a study of Barbara Brown Taylor’s
“Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others.”
This six-week study begins Thursday, May 16th.

Join in contemplating the myriad ways other people & traditions encounter God,
both by digging deeper into those traditions and by seeing them through others’ eyes.

More information is provided on the full-page flyer in today’s printed announcements.

Knowing the Bible 101: A Guide to God’s Word in Plain Language
Let’s get together and explore our Bibles with this user-friendly guide written by Bruce Bickel & Stan Jantz. If you are new to Bible study or want to expand your knowledge, you will definitely benefit from this class!
“Bible 101” will meet from 6:00- 7:30 p.m. at Trinity on these Monday evenings:
June 3 & 17, July 1 & 15, August 5 & 19.

There are twelve chapters in the study guide, so we hope to cover two chapters each week. LuAnn Siekas is leader - she has taken this class and has offered it twice in two other congregations.
Call Trinity at 281-4276 by Thursday, May 23 if you plan to participate. We need to order books and prepare materials ahead of the first class. Cost for the book is $12.50.


The church office and building will close at 12 Noon on Wednesday, May 22.
There may be limited office hours at the church on
Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29.
Please call ahead to make sure someone is in the building
if you need assistance on those days.


Wednesday, May 22, 2019



6:00—8:00 p.m. at Highland Tennis Courts
7th—12th Graders are invited to meet up at the Highland Courts to play tennis,
shoot hoops or maybe get a game of kickball going!
Some equipment will be provided or feel free to bring your own.


Fair Hills Women’s Retreat
Detroit Lakes, MN
June 10 & 11, 2019

Monday evening Bible Study 
led by Bev Steven & Tuesday Speaker: Briana Ingraham
Contact your WELCA Coordinator for information on how to register
for this joyful time of fellowship, food and fun!


We will celebrate our 2019 High School Seniors for their achievements
and lead them in prayer as the continue their life journey
Sunday, May 19 during the 9:00 a.m. Baccalaureate Worship Service.
An Open House Celebration for the Class of 2019 will follow at 10:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.


Trinity’s Women of the ELCA
Annual Rhubarb Festival
Luncheon & Bake Sale!
Thursday, June 20:
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
More information coming soon!
Proceeds from the event benefit the mission work of Trinity’s WELCA


Trinity Point Fundraiser

You have an opportunity to own one of these beautiful quilts – with donated fabric and the assistance of Trinity Quilters these will be given away on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Proceeds will be used for improvements at Trinity Point. Tickets are available in the church office or see any of the Trinity Point Campers to make your $1 donation!!


Parents of Elementary Students:
(Kindergarten – 6th Grade)
We encourage you to consider sending your child/ren to camp this summer!  Elementary camp scholarships are available to PATHWAYS Bible Camp. Please contact Leah Winjum in the church office (281-4276) if you need financial assistance for your child/ren to attend and experience the wonder, adventure and fun of bible camp!
Registration information/brochures/forms are available in the Fellowship Hall, narthex, church office and online at


Grief Journeys Group for Adults
Support Group

This is a seasonal support group for adults 18 years and older
who have experienced a loss through death.
It is FREE and open to the public.

WHEN: First and Third THURSDAYS of the month
              APRIL, MAY & JUNE
              from 10:30 a.m. – 12 Noon
WHERE: Crookston Public Library
                110 N. Ash Street
Facilitated by Jennifer Messelt, MSW, LCSW, LGSW,
Bereavement Specialist with Hospice of the Red River Valley.

For more information or questions, call (800) 237-4629 and ask for the Bereavement Department.

The Trinity Mission Endowment Fund
is offering scholarships to students in their first four years of study.
To qualify the student must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a member of Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Be attending a Christian-affiliated college (in the U.S.)
  • Submit a completed application form postmarked no later than June 1, 2019 to Trinity Mission Endowment Fund, Scholarship Request, P.O. Box 598, Crookston MN 56716

All students must re-apply yearly for this scholarship.
Application forms are available in the church office or will be mailed to you on request


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.


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


Service Work Group #1 will serve the next funeral.

Thank you for your service.



    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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    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.
    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!


  • The next issue of Table Talk will include important dates
  • for confirmation ministry, J.A.M. and youth events.
  • Please carefully read the information that pertains to
  • you and your family. Watch for updates each week in the
  • Sunday bulletin, on our website and through social
  • media to keep informed!


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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