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
 

NOTE: Events determined to be essential and safe to proceed
following pandemic procedures/guidelines

may take place as scheduled.Please monitor Trinity’s Facebook page
and website for calendar updates and announcements.


Maundy Thursday, April 1
1:00 PM “Love is the Way” Book Study @ FPC
6:30 PM Shared Worship at First Presbyterian Church
 
Good Friday, April 2
Holiday – Church Office closed.
12 NOON Al-Anon/Room 1A
6:30 PM Shared Worship at Trinity

 
Easter Sunday, April 4

7:30 AM Limited Seating “In-Person” Worship
9:00 AM Limited Seating “In-Person” 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

NO J.A.M. today. (Easter break)
 
Monday, April 5
Church Office & building closed today.
7:00 PM Boy Scouts/Happy Hollow
 
Wednesday, April 7
6:30 PM ALPHA/Fellowship Hall
 
Thursday, April 8
1:00 PM “Love is the Way” Book Study @ FPC
 
Friday, April 9
12 NOON Al-Anon/Room 1A
 
Sunday, April 11
9:00 AM Limited Seating “In-Person” Worship
“In-Person” Worship at Trinity (Limited seating in the sanctuary of 150 people per service)
  • Self-screening health assessment at the parking lot door
  • Please follow the guidance of our greeter & usher teams.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available.
  • Facemasks and social distancing practices are required.
  • If you are not feeling well or are in a high-risk category, please do not attend worship in person.
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

10:15 AM J.A.M “In-Person” for K – 6th Grade
10:15 AM J.A.M. via ZOOM for 7th – 10th Grade
          (meeting link ID/password available from J.A.M. teachers)

 
Trinity’s current COVID worship capacity for “in-person” worship is 150 people per service.
Everyone must wear a facemask and practice social distancing
of 3 - 6 feet those outside of their immediate family.
On Easter Sunday, we ask that family units arrive at church together.
Ushers will guide you to an open pew (no saving spots!).   

 
If you are feeling sick in any way, please do not attend worship in-person.
Join us using one of Trinity’s broadcast platforms: Crookston Cable TV Channel #3,
KROX Radio 1260 AM, KROX105.7 FM & internet streaming on Facebook: Trinity Lutheran Church, Crookston MN

 
Please prayerfully consider the best choice for your family in attending Easter worship this year!

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Your newest
"Late March - April"
TABLE TALK
is available here
for your reading.
Find it above! 



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 Holy Week Worship Opportunities
 
Palm Sunday, March 28
Worship at 9:00 a.m. @ Trinity
10:15 a.m. J.A.M.
Worship @ 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian
 
Maundy Thursday, April 1
Worship at 6:30 p.m. @ First Presbyterian
https://www.crookstonfirstpres.org/livestream
 
Good Friday, April 2
Worship at 6:30 p.m. @ Trinity
Facebook: Trinity Lutheran Church, Crookston
 
Easter Sunday, April 4
Worship at 7:30 & 9:00 a.m. @ Trinity
NO J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
Worship @ 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian
 
Sunday worship services at Trinity are broadcast live over Crookston Cable TV channel #3,
KROX Radio 1260 AM, KROX105.7 FM & streamed live on Facebook: Trinity Lutheran Church, Crookston MN

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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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ALPHA for 9th Graders started Wednesday, March 31st.
ALPHA meets from 6:00—8:30 p.m. to hear special guest presenters
and engage in small group discussion around a particular faith topic.
NO MEAL is provided so please remember to eat supper prior to attending!
ALPHA meets each Wednesday through May 12th.



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Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, is the only blood provider to nearly
70 area hospitals across Western MN, ND and SD.
Locally, 250 volunteer blood donors are needed every day to meet local patient needs.
Please donate at the Crookston Community Blood Drive

Monday, April 12 from 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. or Tuesday, April 13
from 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Trinity’s Youth Room.

 
Schedule a time to donate by calling Jeannine at (218) 281-2953 or
online at bloodhero.com and use sponsor code: crookston

 
*COVID-19 Antibody testing on all blood donations to find future convalescent plasma donors.
 
Eligibility questions? Call 1-800-289-4923.




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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 Church Office & Building are CLOSED to the public until further notice!
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)
 
NOTE: Not all staff members will be available on all days; some may be working from home.
 
Please call ahead if you need assistance.
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
.
 
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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National Youth Gathering 2021

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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

 


Service Work Group       will serve the next funeral.
You are in this group if your last name begins with the letters 

Thank you for your service.

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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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