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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WHAT'S HAPPENING

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY
 


Tuesday, May 22
9:00 AM Team Meeting
1:30 PM Martha Guild meets at Annette Hegg’s
5:30 PM Men’s Chorus/Library
6:00 PM Webelos/Happy Hollow
7:00 PM Boy Scouts/Happy Hollow
 
Wednesday, May 23
9:00 AM Team Devotions
7:30 PM NYG Group Connections/Youth Room
 
Thursday, May 24
9:00 AM DAC Cleaning/Sanctuary
9:00 AM Team Devotions
6:30 PM Bears Den/Happy Hollow
 
Friday, May 25
CHURCH OFFICE CLOSES at 12 NOON TODAY!
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12 NOON Al-Anon/1A
 
Saturday, May 26
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Magsam Graduation Reception/FH
 
Sunday, May 27
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".

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Beginning May 25, the church office will close at 12 NOON on Fridays.
 
Trinity Point opens for the season next weekend!
 
 
Trinity’s Summer worship schedule begins next Sunday, May 27:
8:30 a.m. in town
10:30 a.m. at Trinity Point




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Sunday, May 20th 
Baccalaureate Sunday




Our Trinity Family 
Graduating Seniors


Please keep these members of the Class of 2018 in your prayers:
 
Makenah Bingham                                          Ethan Magsam
Karlie Brekken                                                   Ellie Morlan
Drew Dragseth                                                 Sarah Pahlen
Michael Durbin                                                 Gunnar Roed
Amy Follette                                                     Baily Seibel
Clair Frydenlund                                            Jackson Seibel
Cameron Harren                                         Melissa Smulan
Brelee Jobe                                              Dylan Stahlecker
Jaeden Lizakowski                                              Jared Theis

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Mark Your Calendar and don’t forget to invite your friends for:
 

Trinity’s Annual Rhubarb Festival
Luncheon & Bake Sale!
Thursday, June 21
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
More information coming soon!
This fundraising event is hosted by Trinity’s Women of the ELCA


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As our 2017-2018 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: Janise Dorman, Francine Olson, Andy Pokel; Little Lutherans Teachers/Leaders: Jess Bengston, Sarah Olmstead, Jaclyn Martin, Meagan Michaelson, Elise Erdman, Kylie Solheim; K - 6th Grade Teacher/Leaders: Clair Frydenlund, Karlie Brekken, Tiffany Samuelson, Derek Martin, Monte & Sandi Koshel, Erica Allrich, Corey & Stephanie Harbott, Madison Crane; 7th - 10th Grade Teachers/Leaders: Adrianne Winger, Stacy Brekken, Brenda Crane, Kristi Nelson; Sunday Childcare: Alice Simon
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VACATION BIBLE ADVENTURE
“This Changes Everything!”
 
June 10-14, 2018




It's VBA registration time! Vacation Bible Adventure (VBA) will be June 10-14 this year for Kind- 6th graders (Pre-K is June 12-14) from 6-8 p.m. each evening. We will have a team from Pathways here to lead a week full of fun, faith and fellowship TOGETHER! The theme is celebrating the GIFT of God's Grace - THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING!!! Please register by Sunday, May 27. I have included the Registration, Consent, and Medical forms to submit upon registration to ease the process  Thank you and don't forget to invite your friends!!!

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Trinity’s Rite of Confirmation Worship Service

 SUNDAY, MAY 6 at 11:00 a.m.


 

Twelve young people reaffirmed their Baptismal Promise

this morning and receive a bible as a gift from their Trinity Church Family.
 


Please lift our 2018 Confirmands in your prayers:
 
 
Blaine Asman                                     Cameron Hulst
Joseph Doda                        Michelle Pahlen
Elizabeth Erdman                       Kelsey Roed
Ashlyn Genereux                  Gretchen Theis
Emily Gillette                       Quinn Westlake
Audrey Harbott                      Walker Winjum
 
Thank you to these mentors who have been working with the confirmands: Dennis Johnson, Lori Hoerner, Trent Fischer, Liz Westlake, Adrianne Winger, Anne Rasmusson, Corey Chapman, Kim & Madison Ringdahl, Shellie Fischer, Chris Reynolds, Mike Theis, Justin Cameron

 
Thank you to Diana & Daryl Thompson for the personal touch of embroidery to the confirmation stoles.
 


 
The red carnations on the altar today are given in honor of the confirmands.

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DELEGATES NEEDED!
The 2018 NW MN Synod Assembly is scheduled for
June 8 - 9 at Concordia College, Moorhead MN.

Trinity’s congregation is allowed four (4) adult and one (1) youth voting delegates. 
Delegates must be confirmed, voting members of Trinity.
If you are interested in serving as a delegate, contact Pr. Isaacson in the church office.

 

 




N.Y.G. Houston Fundraiser!
Trinity’s National Youth Gathering Crew (NYG) is raising funds for their
trip to Houston in 2018. When you order food items from
Schwan’s Home Delivery service,

either online or by telephone,
a portion of your purchase will go directly into 
our NYG account.
Now through May 12, we will receive 20-40% of sales
in our account based on your Schwan purchases.

From May 13—August 10 we will receive 5%;
that will help with this year’s trip and begin
“re-seeding” the account for the next Gathering in 2021!

 
Please use campaign #37521 when you place your order with Schwan’s.
REMEMBER: You must order online or by phone!
We don’t get credit for orders placed at your door!
Order at www.schwans-cares.com
or call 1-888-724-9267.
Thanks for your continued support of Trinity’s Youth!


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The Book of Revelation:
Where Is Your Allegiance?
A 6-Week Bible Study




Come—join Pastor Elise Pokel
​ on a six-week adventure into the
book of Revelation!
Come and see that the book of
Revelation can refresh,
disturb, and inspire. 
Be prepared to be surprised and sing!




SCHEDULE:
May 7 – Revelation 1-3
May 14 – Revelation 4-6
May 21 – Revelation 7-9
June 4 – Revelation 10-13
June 11 – Revelation 14-18
June 18 – Revelation 19-22
MONDAY NIGHTS from 6:00—7:00 PM at TRINITY



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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

OPPORTUNITY


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, 2018 to Trinity Mission Endowment Fund, Scholarship Request, P.O. Box 598, Crookston MN 56716

 
All students must re-apply yearly for this scholarship.

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The 2018 NW MN Synod Assembly
is scheduled for June 8 - 9 at Concordia College, Moorhead MN.

Trinity’s congregation is allowed four (4) adult and one (1) youth voting delegates. 
Delegates must be confirmed, voting members of Trinity, but all are welcome to attend the assembly.
If you are interested in serving as a delegate, please contact Pr. Isaacson in the church office.

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Parents of Elementary Students (K-6):
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

www.pathwaysbiblecamps.org
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A Great Big "THANK  YOU"
to our quilters once again, for sharing their talents with our community
and with all of those who will benefit from their labors.  Their beautiful and useful quilts will once again be shared with our church family, local donations and world wide places in need.
Your labor of love is very much appreciated by all!


 Please prayerfully consider joining this important ministry and
share in the quilting and fellowship. Many hands are needed to
prepare the warmth these quilts provide for those in need.

 


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Please keep our N.Y.G. Crew and  their adult leaders in your prayers as they prepare for their trip to the
ELCA
National Youth Gathering in Houston
in the summer of 2018.


 
Our 2108 N.Y.G. Crew includes: 


Jacob Miller, Karsten Isaacson, Sophia Rezac, Makenah Delage, Lucas Winger,
Linnea French, Kenzee Epema, Carter Bruggeman, Ashlyn Genereux,
Walker Winjum, Quinn Westlake, Joey Doda, Elizabeth Erdman, Cameron Hulst,
Caleb Sannes, Gretchen Theis, Elise Erdman, Blake Fee:
Shawn Rezac, Leah Winjum, Rev. Gregory Isaacson.
Gathering Volunteer Corp Member: Easton Meyer



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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 #4 will serve the next funeral.
Thank you for your service.


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  • 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!

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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
 







 

Volunteer Opportunities

 
Join the Trinity Quilters every winter, Monday and Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Please prayerfully consider joining this important ministry and share in the quilting and fellowship. Many hands are needed to prepare the warmth these quilts provide for those in need.
For information call Beth at 891-3938.

 
 
 
 
 
        For Your Information
      

 

 



Has your home phone number changed????

 

We understand there have been changes to phone service providers in our area.

Please notify the church office if your home phone number has been changed or if you would prefer to use a cell phone as your primary contact number.
Please call 218-281-
4276


 


 
     Giving Opportunities  

 

 



 

This year’s J.A.M. (Jesus and Me) weekly offerings will be directed to Hurricane Relief efforts. J.A.M. offering is collected each Sunday and all grade levels are included.

 “Hurricane Relief”  Sunday
 
Water pitchers will be available at the sanctuary entrances for loose change & designated checks; your gifts support the Lutheran Disaster Response’s Hurricane Relief Fund. 

 
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                  Those who are considering making a 
                non-monetary gift
to Trinity Lutheran Church, should consult with the
Worship & Music Team prior making their donation.  

 Please call the church office at 281-4276  for further information.

 



 
Trinity Rhubarb Festival Cookbooks
 
The Trinity Rhubarb Festival Cookbook published by WELCA in 2012 has been reprinted and now includes a “Bonus Section” of new rhubarb recipes!
 
Books are $10.00 each and available in the church office.
 
 

 

SHOE ANGEL
 
 
“Everyone Should Walk in Their Own Shoes”
 
Monetary donations accepted 
 
Please send your gift to:

SHOE ANGEL
 P.O. Box
 598, Crookston MN 56716
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Take the hassle out of having
to remember to write a weekly check for offering. Consider
The 
"Simply Giving" Program.
This program is endorsed by Thrivent Federal Credit Union
and is simple to use. Just click the

"Giving a gift or offering online"
at the bottom of this section and follow the directio
ns
to set up your easily accessible online account.
If you have any questions, please stop in
or call our office at 281-4276 .
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Would you like to dedicate a
"Radio Ministry Broadcast" 
in memory of your loved one?
For a $126.00 donation, and by picking a date
of your choice, our Sunday’s Radio Broadcast will
be especially dedicated to your loved one.
For more information contact the church office.
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Trinity’s National Youth Gathering Team (NYG) is raising funds for their trip to Houston in 2018. When you order food items from Schwan’s Home Delivery service, either online or by telephone, a portion of your purchase will go directly into our NYG account. 

 
Please use campaign #37521 when you place your order with Schwan’s. REMEMBER: You must order online or by phone! We don’t get credit for orders placed at your door! Order at www.schwans-cares.com or call 1888-724-9267
 

Thank you AGAIN for supporting our NYG-Houston Team, financially and with your prayers!

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