Trinity Lutheran Church is a Reconciling in Christ congregation that celebrates our unity as God’s people. We welcome the participation of people of all ages, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, political persuasions, physical and mental abilities, educational backgrounds, marital or partnered status, and economic conditions—all who want to join in community to honor God and be of service to others. Trinity is a place for all people to shine in their own unique gifts.
For more information about the Reconciling in Christ program, go to http://www.reconcilingworks.org/.
All members of South-Central Synod of Wisconsin churches are welcome to sign up for the electronic newsletters produced by the synod office. To receive stories of our ministry together, timely news updates and invitations to learning and ministry opportunities in the synod, fill out the contact form at www.scsw-elca.org/contact_vicki.aspx.
To learn more about synod publications, follow this link.
After worship on Sunday, July 20, the Rev. George Carlson will give a presentation about the Lutheran Refugee Resettlement program downstairs in Fellowship Hall. Please join us!
Pastor Carlson grew up on a farm in east-central Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree mathematics. After teaching high school math for two years, he entered Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. Ordained in 1971, he has served several congregations in Wisconsin; as executive director at Lutherdale Bible Camp; and as bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin. He and his wife Solveig currently serve as co-chairs of the synod refugee resettlement task team. Married in 1965, they have three adult children and four grandchildren.
For more information about our synod’s refugee task force, visit http://www.scsw-elca.org/refugee_task_force.aspx.
For more information about the national Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, follow this link.
The weekly news bulletin for July 6, 2014 is now available. Go to Library > Weekly Bulletins, or click here: http://wp.me/P1YiXn-72.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Psalm 89:1–4, 15–18
Last week’s Scripture texts were all about how dangerous and risky it is to follow Jesus, so you might be hoping that today’s readings are going to counteract all that negative stuff about suffering for the sake of the Gospel. And at first glance, it does look like Jeremiah the prophet might be saying in today’s first reading that that a prophet who brings good news is a true prophet. And it might seem that Jesus is telling his disciples to expect to be welcomed with hospitality. But in fact, both Jeremiah and Jesus are continuing their cautionary tales about what it costs to follow the way of Jesus. (Steven, consider these warnings, before your baptism, what you are getting yourself into!) Continue reading
There will be no Weekday Worship service on Thursday, July 3 in anticipation of the Independence Day holiday.
Join us for worship on Sunday, July 6 at 9:15 a.m. All are welcome!