Here is our current wish list:
- peanut butter
- pasta sauce or any tomato item
- mac & cheese
- condensed tomato or chicken noodle soup
- mashed potato pouches
- rahmen noodles
We would like to say THANK YOU for all the recent donations!!! We are very grateful to have such support!!! THANK YOU & God bless
- the FOOD PANTRY TEAM
BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS
This Sunday is the BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS at all services for those returning to school followed by our CUPCAKE-A-PALOOZA during coffee hour!
MAKE A GIFT TO SUPPORT OUR MUSIC PROGRAM
Our hand chimes now are over 15 years old and in significant need of refurbishment. The cost of refurbishment, shipping and insurance is approximately $1000. Gifts are welcome to Trinity Lutheran Church memo line “Music Program” to help make this a reality. The Hand chime choir will re-form as soon as this necessary work is completed.
GODSPAInformation Meeting Sunday AUG 17th at 12:15PM in Charter Hall
Trinity women are invited to head to God Spa at Luther Springs this September 12th-14th. Luther Springs is located just north of Ocala, and God Spa activities include devotions, music, journaling and spa type activities (facials, hand/foot scrubs, mani/pedis). We will carpool from Trinity. The cost is $143 and includes room, meals, and program. You can register at www.novusway.com Request Kuehner Center and either a specific roommate or just say "anyone from Trinity Lutheran." Please contact Piper Spencer, carpool coordinator, if you have no already done so. If you need financial assistance, please contact Pastor Keith.
Those who desire to dedicate flowers at the altar are asked to bring in a bouquet from either your home garden or your favorite florist. You are welcome to use any of the vases in the office bathroom or one of your own. If you desire the person being remembered/honored to be recognized during worship please fill out the information on the special clip board at the lectern.
GOD’S WORK-OUR HANDS SUNDAY SEPT 7 2014
God’s Work – Our Hands Sunday SEPT 7th at 12PM
(1) College Cookie Pack Up
(2) Learn Quilting for Lutheran World Relief(3) Help Pack Up Boxes for Seafarer’s House
(4) Donate/Put Away Food for the Food Pantry
(5) Give Blood at the Blood MobileThose donating cookies are asked to bring them in and place them in the box on the table on the left side of Charter Hall on SEPT 7th. If you have a college student that would like to receive them - please fill out the information on your worship slip or email Pastor Keith. Those donating food for the pantry are asked to place it in the shopping cart in the narthex before any of our worship services on SEPT 7th. Those donating to the Christmas Boxes for Seafarer’s House should bring in NEW items from the following list: Athletic White Socks, After Shave. Combs, Deodorant, Disposable razors, Shampoo, Shaving Cream, Soap/Shower Gel, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Pencils/Pens, Pencil sharpeners, Work gloves. EMPTY SHOE BOXES also needed! Our Show Box ministry for Seafarer’s House replaces Operation Christmas Child. A box to receive your donations for Seafarer's House will be in the Narthex beginning Sunday August 17th.
GOD’S WORK-OUR HANDS SATURDAY OCT 18th 2014
Christus Victor Lutheran Church, Naples, Florida, will be making a road trip to come join us on Saturday October 18th to spend the day with us in a repair and improvement work day in which we hope to accomplish many maintenance tasks from painting to electrical work and more! We are blessed that they have chosen us to serve as part of their God's Work-Our Hands day of service. We need volunteers to work alongside them and folks to bring food for lunch and dinner. Sign up on your worship slip.
QUARTERLY GIVING STATEMENTS
Please pick up your quarterly giving statements in the narthex - and thank you for your generosity!
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS CONTINUE!
Join us Wednesday evenings beginning at 6PM for Evening Prayer with communion, a brief neighbor walk in which we prayer for our surrounding community, and a shared simple meal. Those who desire to sing with the choir on Wednesday evenings have time to eat following evening prayer.
PINEAPPLE TOPS STILL NEEDED
We are still collecting pineapple tops for the fruit garden - see Pastor Keith
Recommence Tuesday September 9th with morning Bible Study, Tuesday Crafts, and Evening Bible Study with a potluck.
THE PUMPKIN PATCH IS COMING!
Sign up lists are now going around for both the Wednesday October 15th 4PM Offload and for all shifts for October 15-31st. Great way to earn service hours for school or to meet lots of amazing people from our community! And mark your calendars now for the TRUNK OR TREAT on Sunday October 26th!