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
 


Saturday, February 24
No events scheduled.
 Sunday, February 25
7:45 AM Traditional Worship
9:00 AM Contemporary Worship
10:10 AM J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
10:10 AM 10th Grade Mentor Connection/Youth Room
11:00 AM Thrivent Money Matters Family Class (K-4th Grade & Parents)/Fellowship Hall
2:00 PM Crookston Conference Mtg/FH
6:30 PM Scouts Blue & Gold Banquet/FH
Monday, February 26 
Church office & building closed today. Call ahead for key, if needed.
9:00 AM Quilting/FH
Tuesday, February 27
9:00 AM Team Meeting
9:00 AM Quilting/FH
1:30 PM Martha Guild/Library
2:00 PM Ruth Guild meets at Elain Krogstad’s
4:00 PM Praise Singers//Library
5:00 PM Men’s Chorus/Library
6:00 PM Webelos/Happy Hollow
6:30 PM CHS Girl’s Hockey Banquet/FH
7:00 PM Boy Scouts/Happy Hollow
Wednesday, February 28
9:00 AM Team Devotions
3:00 PM Half-Time/Youth Room
4:15 PM Jubal’s Joy/Youth Room
5:30 PM Lenten Supper/Fellowship Hall
6:00 PM ALPHA/Youth Room
6:30 PM Lenten Worship
7:15 PM “Gospel of Mark” Bible Study/Gathering Place
Thursday, March 1
9:00 AM Team Devotions
9:00 AM DAC Cleaning/Sanctuary
NO “Short Stories by Jesus” Study @ FPC today.
6:30 PM Bear Den/Happy Hollow
Friday, March 2
9:00 AM Team Devotions
10:00 AM Foster Grandparents/Fellowship Hall
12:00 NOON Al-Anon/1A
Saturday, March 3
No events scheduled.
Sunday, March 4 Family Assistance Sunday
7:45 AM Traditional Worship
9:00 AM Contemporary Worship
10:10 AM J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
11:00 AM Thrivent Money Matters Family Class (5th – 10th Grade & Parents)/FH



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

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Papa Murphy’s Pizza Fundraiser
 
We are eager to share that our Bible Camp Pizza Fundraiser kicks off on February 11! Trinity’s Youth & Family Team has opted to try something new this year. Our Junior High families will raise funds for summer camp through Papa Murphy’s Pizza; you will have the option to purchase pizzas or coupon cards. Stay tuned for more information on how you can support our 7th & 8th graders as they head to summer bible camp!
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Lent 2018
 
 
 
 

Please join us for fellowship, worship and bible study this Lenten season as we prepare our hearts for the coming of the risen Christ. Our Wednesday night messages intersect with the weekly Mark scripture. A list of topics and readings are in the schedule below.
 

 
Wednesday, February 21
             5:30 p.m. Supper/Fellowship Hall
             6:00 p.m. ALPHA (10th Grade - last session)
6:30 p.m. Worship: “What Does the Glory of God Look
                                Like?”   Mark 9:2-3
7:15 p.m. The Gospel of Mark Bible Study/GP

 
Wednesday, February 28
             5:30 p.m. Supper/Fellowship Hall
             6:00 p.m. ALPHA (10th Grade)
6:30 p.m. Worship: “Who is the Greatest?”  
                                Mark 9:33-37, 10:13-16
7:15 p.m. The Gospel of Mark Bible Study/GP

 

Wednesday, March 7
             5:30 p.m. Supper/Fellowship Hall
             6:00 p.m. ALPHA (10th Grade)
6:30 p.m. Worship: “When is the Ending Beginning?”  
                                Mark 13:1-27
7:15 p.m. The Gospel of Mark Bible Study/GP

 
Wednesday, March 14
             5:30 p.m. Supper/Fellowship Hall
             6:00 p.m. ALPHA (10th Grade)
6:30 p.m. Worship: “Were You There?”   Mark 15:22-39
7:15 p.m. The Gospel of Mark Bible Study/GP

 
Wednesday, March 21
             5:30 p.m. Supper/Fellowship Hall
6:30 p.m. Worship: “Can the End be Just a Beginning?”  
                                Mark 16:1-8
7:15 p.m. The Gospel of Mark Bible Study/GP

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9th GRADERS:
ALPHA began Wednesday, January 24, 2018 
and continues each Wednesday night through February 22nd

Remember to bring $5.00 for supper & snack!

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Easter lilies may be reserved now through Sunday, March 25 (Palm Sunday).
Green order forms are available in the narthex, Fellowship Hall and church office.
Payment must accompany the order. No phone orders will be accepted.


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Trinity Quilters have started their quilting season
on Mondays and Tuesdays.

 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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Lift in Prayer…

Please keep our N.Y.G. Crew in your prayers as they prepare
for the
ELCA National Youth Gathering in Houston

 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, Katelyn Jones, Blake Fee
and adult
chaperones: Shawn Rezac, Leah Winjum & Rev. Gregory Isaacson.
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THURSDAYS @ 12 NOON
@ First Presbyterian Church
 
Join us for a fresh timely reinterpretation of Jesus’ narratives like
The Prodigal Son, The Good Samaritan, The Mustard Seed and more!

 

Short Stories by Jesus Reading Schedule:


Feb.15 – Chapter 5, The Mustard Seed, p. 165-182
Feb. 22 – Chapter 6, The Pharisee and the Tax Collector,
                 p. 183-212
March 1 – Chapter 7, The Laborers in the Vineyard,
                 p. 213-237
March 8 – Chapter 8, The Widow and the Judge,
                 p. 239-265
March 15 – Chapter 9, The Rich Man and Lazarus,
                   p. 267-296 & The Conclusion, The Power of
                   Disturbing Stories, p. 297-305 


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THE GOSPEL OF MARK


Bible Study
 
7:15 p.m.
in the
Gathering Place
following
 Wednesday night
Lenten Worship
 
All are welcome – Come as you are!

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FINANCIAL WORKSHOPS FOR PARENTS & KIDS
Presented by Garret Kollin, Thrivent Financial
 
“Parents, Kids and Money Matters”
Next Sunday, February 25
(right after J.A.M. In the Fellowship Hall)
 
This 50-minute interactive workshop is geared for parents and kids (grades K—4th Gr). Families will be given tools and tips on how to make choices on how to SHARE, SAVE and SPEND your money.
 
“Parents, Tweens/Teens and Money Matters”
Sunday, March 4
(right after J.A.M. In the Fellowship Hall)
 
For parents and youth 5th—10th Grade, this is the same workshop as the one on Feb. 25 but geared toward older youth.
 
Please sign up in the church office one week prior to the workshop you are interested in attending so Garret can plan accordingly

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“Help Us Head to Houston!”
 
Help us as we “Head to Houston!” The National Youth Gathering Board in the Fellowship Hall features 150 dedicated envelopes for you to purchase (for example: #17 = $17) during our Envelope Fundraiser! Details on how to make your donation are located on the board or see Leah Winjum or an NYG parent.
 

As a sign of gratitude, the 19 NYG families have donated unique gifts and services that will be randomly given away during the envelope fundraiser each Sunday, November 12 through December 17 – that’s SIX Sundays! Gift recipients will be announced during Fellowship Time.
 
Thanks AGAIN from the NYG Crew for your support!
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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.
The Crew is spending time together learning to grow as a team and family.
They have been busy brainstorming and fundraising and having a blast in the process. THANK YOU for your continued support of our youth at Trinity!

 
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, Katelyn Jones, Blake Fee and adult chaperones: Shawn Rezac, Leah Winjum and Rev. Gregory Isaacson.



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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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JOIN * US * AFTER * SCHOOL!


“1/2 Time” is an after-school ministry that happens every Wednesday
from after-school to 4:15 p.m. for kids in grades 1-6. 
Our time is spent learning about
life, ethics and values,
the fruits of the spirit,
how God loves us,
recreational activity, and snack time. 



“Jubal’s Joy”
is a music ministry for kids in grades 1-6. 
We will meet on Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:00 p.m.

 Jubal’s Joy provides special music during the 9:00 a.m. worship service
on the second Sunday of the month. Adrianne Winger is the director.


The next dates for 2W this school year are: 
January 10, February 7, March 14, April 11 and May 9


Suggested donation for
Trinity's After School Ministry
is $10
.00 per family.

If you have questions,
please call
Leah Winjum at 281-4276.



Transportation to the church for Trinity’s Wednesday afterschool ministries is your responsibility. Check with others about carpooling or call the Tri-Valley Bus to ask about their transportation options

 

*NOTE: When school is on a scheduled break (holiday or other)
or cancelled for any reason, Half-Time, Jubal’s Joy and
the 2nd Wednesday of the month ministries will not meet.
Please keep an eye o
n the weekly announcements and for notes

sent home with your children regarding any other schedule changes. 


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Service Work Group #8 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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TRINITY'S 


WINTER WORSHIP SCHEDULE 

Holy communion is offered each week at Trinity and
ALL are welco
me 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 kids ages 3 through 10th Grade
 
10:30 a.m.—Worship at First Presbyterian
                   Chu
rch— 510 N. Broadway

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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
 

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Holy Land Heritage Tour


January 29 – February 7, 2018
 
Pr. Karla Mickelson is sharing her leadership skills on this tour. For more information and details about the tour,
see the flyers located on the tab
les in the Fellowship Hall, narthex and in the church office. 



 







 

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 #34843 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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