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Click below for Presiding Bishop's Eaton's Christmas Message






Thank you to those who have filled out the "Finding Your Fit" forms and to those who will do so in the future.  

You may follow the link below for the form and there are forms in the Narthex, also.

When you have completed the form, there is a basket in the Nathex for the collection of the forms.  

For the "Finding Your Fit" form with areas in the church where you can help, click here.



Services will be held in Parish Hall - A-frame.     

Meal                                    6:00 pm              Little Lutherans in Lent          6:30 pm            Service                                7:00 pm   


Menus for Soup, Salad and Bread Meals                                February  21st        Taco Soup                                              February  28th        Potato Soup                                          March        7th        Vegetable Soup                                      March      14th        Chicken Noodle                                      March      21st        Chili

You are welcome to bring a dish to share but it is not necessary.

FINDING GOD AT THE MOVIES                 "A Dinner and a Movie Learning Night"      Sunday, February 25th      6:00 pm             Luther Hall                                            Child Care Available   

We will be watching "The Bucket List" (PG- 13).   

You are welcome to bring a lawn chair for more comfortable seating. 



If you are able to provide snacks for the youth classes, please see MaryBeth.

Suggested snacks are chips, cheese crackers or            anything our youth would like.      

SPRING CLUSTER MEETING                                            Saturday, March 10th                              9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Memorial Lutheran Church                          1211 Riverside Drive, Nashville, TN                                       

Registration is $ 15.00 and is due by Thursday, March 1st.    Bring non-perishable item.

Please contact Maureen Garrett (931-580-0615 & leave a message) if you can join us!  


SOUPER BOWL OF CARING RESULTS                                                                    New England Patriots            $ 103.59          Philadelphis Eagles               $ 206.49          Total to ELCA World Hunger  $ 310.08   

New England Patriots            16 food items                            Philadelphia Eagles               42 food items                            Total to Good Samaritan       58 food items                                        

Thanks to the congregation for your support of ELCA World Hunger and Good Samaritan by your generous donations.




Monday through Thursday from          9:00 am - noon.

Calendars are on the table in the Narthex for you to sign up if you are able to help with phone calls and walk-ins.

HAPPENING YOUTH EVENT                       Thursday, March 8th - Sunday, March 11th

Trinity Lutheran Church is hosting Happening.  We need to provide showers for about 75 people on Saturday, March 10th at 10:30 am.  

If you are willing and available to provide transportation and/or showers, please sign up in the Narthex.                    A sign-up sheet is on the round table.


We are collecting the following items to include in these boxes:  wipes, white or black socks, individually wrapped snacks, non-liquid hygiene items and money to cover the cost of sending.           

Please see Mary Busch for additional information.

         "GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE"                             

Blood Assurance is requesting Trinity Lutheran members donate blood and "give the gift of life" during the winter season. 

Blood Assurance struggles this time of year with added traumas and less folks donating.  Blood supplies dwindle fast!

            Blood Assurance hours of operation are                 Monday - Friday   8:30 am to 5:00 pm. 




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.



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

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



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".


       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 20th, 27th                             9:30 am


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

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

DOMINOES                                                Friday, February 16th                          Friday, March 16th                          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!  


COMING IN 2018 - - -



The National Youth Gathering, to be held in Houston, Texas, is for high school age only.

The dates for the Gathering are June 26th - July, 1, 2018.

                                   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

      Youth will be held during Lent evening activites. 



BIBLE CONNECTIONS                      For 4th - 5th Graders                         Wednesdays                                       1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Cancelled during Lent.  
Will resume on Wednesday, April 4th.



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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.




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.





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.






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!




We now have 28 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. 




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