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FEBRUARY 2020

   

PEW ALERT FOR SUNDAY WORSHIP

Please be aware that the pews                  have not been secured to the floor as of yet.

We are still in in the process of determining placement. 


MARDI GRAS LUNCHEON                  Sunday, February 23rd                      Following 10:45 Service

 


 FRIENDS MEETING                                         Thursday, February 27th                               11:00 am

FRIENDS will meet at Trinity Lutheran Church in the Quilting Room.  

Lunch will be pizza, salad, beverage, and dessert.


ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES                    Wednesday, February 26th 

Noon Service 

Evening Service                                         6:00 pm    Meal - Chicken Noodle Soup                             6:30 pm    Youth Activities                                                 7:00 pm    Service


 Wednesdays in Lent                                                     March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th           April 1st                                                                            

6:00 pm   Meal                            6:30 pm   Youth Activities                                                  7:00 pm   Service

Menus for Lenten Meals

                     March   4th     Spinach Tortellini                                       March 11th     Potato                                                         March 18th     Taco Soup                                                   March 25th     Chili                                                             April     1st      "Possum" Stew


 

TAX SEASON VOLUNTEERS   

There is a sign up sheet in the Narthex for volunteers to work the office desk during tax season.  

You will be answering the phone for scheduling appointments and assisting walk-ins with scheduling.


 

THANK YOU FROM THE FINDING FORWARD COMMITTEE 

Our Finding Forward Campaign is progressing well.  After 15 months, we have now collected $60,265 toward our goal of raising $125,000 for various repairs to our facilities. 

In December, the Sunday School Heating/Air Conditioning unit was replaced.  

Other projects which have been completed are:

* Added siding to the back side of the A-Frame

* Replaced Heating/Air Conditioning unit for meeting rooms,       reception area, etc.

* Repaired leaking roof

* Replaced lights in Luther Hall

* Repaired water line to street

* Replaced damaged windows and A-Frame entrance doors

* Replaced carpet in the Sanctuary

* Put new flooring in Office area


TRINITY SENIOR CARE DIAMOND AND DENIM GALA                                            Saturday, February 29th                        Lakewood Country Club

Please see Susie Wilde for details.


SANCTUARY BREWING T-SHIRTS & ORNAMENTS

T-shirts are available for $15.00 per shirt.    Ornaments are available for $8.00 each.

Proceeds will support local community services and needs.   

You may find them displayed in Luther Hall.


             

FAITHWORKS WOODSHOP 

If you are interested in helping with the Faithworks Woodshop, please let Pastor Alex know. 

An organizational meeting will be held soon.


                                 MaSH YOUTH                                                                (Middle & Senior High)                                                            Wednesdays                                   6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  The schedule for youth events:  

                    6:00 pm - 6:30 pm   Dinner                                                 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm   MaSH Youth                                7:00 pm - 7:30 pm   Confirmation/FISHY

        If you want more information about youth events,                        please contact MaryBeth Smith, Trinity's Youth Minister                    at tlcyouthandfamily@lighttube.net or                  call the church office at 931-455-9475.

Youth will be included in evening Lent activities.

 


                           COMMUNION SERVICES                                                                            

Held each Wednesday at noon.

  


GENERAL FUND AND                                FINDING FORWARD CAMPAIGN                  UPDATE                                                                    

In January, our General Fund was at a breakeven point despite the large expenses for insurance on our facilities.

As you have probably noticed, carpet/flooring is being installed as part of our Finding Forward Campaign.

We have collected $60,265 toward our 3-year goal of raising $125,000 for all the improvements planned.


 

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Although we have a paid childcare attendant every week, we do schedule a volunteer assistant.                         

If you would be able to assist with childcare, please let us know.  

Depending on the number of children in the nursery on Sundays, you may not be needed and can attend worship.


            

EYEGLASSES COLLECTION BOX FOR LION'S CLUB 

There is a box in the hallway for the collection of used eyeglasses.  

This is an ongoing service project of the Lion's Club.


 

INFORMATION FOR THE ONLINE CHURCH DIRECTORY

There is a link on Trinity's homepage for the Church Directory.  

User Name: firstnamelastname                                             Password: peace                                                             You may then personalize your password.

Also, there is an app for iPhones and Android phones in the App Store which is "CTRN Online Directory".

The code for the mobile app is "trinitytullahoma".


REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTION

       A way to support Trinity for those who have an IRA is          through Required Minimum Distribution.

          This is a way to give and your donation will not be               taxed as income through this charitable distribution.                                                                                                                    For a more detailed explanation,                       please see Jim Peissig or Pastor Alex. 


LWR QUILTERS    

 February 25th                                       March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st                9:30 am

You are invited to join the LWR Quilters every Tuesday of each month.

Meeting in the Banner Room, all are welcome who would like to help make quilts which are sent around the world.  


 DOMINOES                                                Friday, February 21st                               Friday, March 20th                     1:00 pm

On the third Friday of each month, there is a gathering of folks who play Mexican Dominoes at 1:00 pm in the Banner Room.

Typically, we have around 8 people participate and there is always room for more.

Please feel free to join us!  


     

BIBLE CONNECTIONS                  For 3rd - 5th Graders                 Wednesdays                               1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

 


     

If you would like to subscribe to text messages for church events, such as special dinners and/or activities:

 

Enter:  81010

Then, text this message: @drhoffn

 

This is a one way text communication message and your number remains private.

 


 

Kroger's Community Rewards Campaign Benefiting Good Samaritan

 

Good Samaritan has become a beneficiary of Kroger's Community Rewards campaign.  Kroger Plus shoppers can designate Good Samaritan as a charity that will then receive financial support from Kroger. 

It is very easy to sign up as shown in the KCR Flyer. 

Once you sign up for the program, then Good Samaritan will receive benefits from Kroger whenever your Kroger Plus card is used. 

 

 

For KCR Flyer Click Here.


 

SCHEDULING FOR CALENDAR

 

If you have an event that you would like to have at Trinity, please notify the office staff.  To submit your event, you may call the office, e-mail the information to the office, or visit Trinity's website where there is a "Submit Calendar Item" tab found under the "Calendar" section.

 


   

PROJECT HELP

 

The Good Samaritan Program of Tullahoma administers Project HELP funds and works with other public and private agencies to see that those elderly and handicapped in need receive adequate help.

 

You may contribute to this fund by adding extra amounts to your utility bill through TUB.

 


 

           

STEWARDSHIP AND THANKSGIVING

 

Electronic giving can be accessed on the Trinity Lutheran website by pressing the "giving" button at the top of the page.  Electronic giving is easy to setup or modify and can provide a status report on activity for the year. 

Or, you may click below to be connected to our online giving page. 

 

It is convenient for you and provides much-needed financial consistency for the church. It is a secure site provided by Vanco services that is part of the simply giving program.

 

To Give online click now!

 


FINANCIAL REPORT

 

We now have 29 families who have signed up for automatic giving.  Our website has access to the automatic giving process.  You may want to consider simplifying the giving process.  It is similar to automating the payment of utility or phone bills.  If you need help in setting up an automated payment, please see Jim Peissig.  

Thanks for all you do!

     


 

Those of you who are in need of Offering Envelopes, there is a sign-up sheet on the table in the Narthex.

 

Please sign with your envelope number so we may get new ones to you. 

 


 

TRINITY'S OFFICE HOURS

       Monday - Thursday

       9:00 am - 2:00 pm

             

     Office Phone Number

           931-455-9475

 


 


For a List of Birthdays of our Members Click Here!

 

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