+ ANNOUNCEMENTS - October 2, 2022
+ Announcements +
WELCOME TO GUESTS! - We are glad to have you with us today. If you have needs or questions, just reach out to an usher, Pastor, or use the contact info on the back of the bulletin. We’d love to hear from you! If you turn ing your guest card to an usher, you will receive a little token of our friendship.
SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE - is 9:30 Worship, immediately followed by Fellowship, and then 11:00 Christian Education for all ages.
SUNDAY BIBLE STUDY - Pastor Tinetti is leading a Sunday morning study of the book of Hebrews. This engaging book of the Bible is often misunderstood. Our study will increase your understanding of how the Old and New Testaments are connected, and unearth overlooked gospel gems in the process. Join us!
COFFEE HOSTING SCHEDULE - is posted in the Community Corner. Be sure to look for your name and date assignment. If unable to fulfill your date, we encourage you to find another family to switch with. If you’d prefer to not participate, please let Chelsea Chapin know.
HARVEST BRUNCH AND FOOD DRIVE - Mark your calendar for THIS Saturday, October 8, 11 am - 1 pm. Bring a dish to pass, and dine potluck style. There will be games, activities, and opportunity for adult and student prayer partners to meet! Collections for Little Free Pantry will be gathered, as we prepare for the fall & winter months ahead!
BABY BOTTLE BLITZ - Our congregation’s total for giving to Lighthouse Pregnancy Center: $1670— our most generous year yet! MANY THANKS!!
MEN’S GROUP - There are more copies of Upside-Down Spirituality available in the Book Nook, if any men would still like to join this new discussion.
VOTERS MEETING - October 20, 7:00 pm. Mark your calendars! We will be meeting in the sanctuary.
JUNIOR AND SENIOR YOUTH GROUP EVENT TODAY! - We are joining other Lutheran churches the first Sunday of each month from 4 - 7 pm. Gatherings will include dinner, Bible study, and games. The first gathering is today at Immanuel Lutheran in Leland. Contact Pastor for carpooling and more information! (For kids of confirmation class age through high-school)
2023 OFFERING ENVELOPES - are in the mailboxes in the Community Corner. If you didn’t get envelopes, but would like some, please contact the church office.
ARE YOU READY TO TAKE A NEXT STEP OF FAITH? - Pastor is leading a 6-week class called “Roots of Faith.” We’ll cover the essentials of Christianity and unpack the meaning of the liturgy for our lives today. This class is for those interested in membership at Trinity, and anyone wanting to deepen their understanding of our faith. Classes will be on Sundays, following Christian Education hour. Bring a sack lunch as we’ll break bread together! Class will conclude by about 1 p.m.
NEIGHBORHOOD AMBASSADOR SUPPORT GROUP - All who participated in the Neighborhood Ambassador training are invited to join with the support group for a special meeting on Wednesday October 12 at 7pm. We will meet in the fellowship hall for a time of sharing and encouragement over coffee and treats. If you have any questions, call Esther Loosemore at 231-342-4680.
NEIGHBORLY CAFE is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 to noon. Come join us for coffee and conversation. Donations for coffee and/or snacks would be appreciated and enjoyed!
CHOIR MEMBERS WANTED - for fall session. Practices will be every Thursday at 7:00. Please contact Connie Danke for more information!
PORTALS OF PRAYER ARE HERE - the Oct/Nov/Dec editions are in the office hallway.
RAISE RIGHT - Use code 822465AF86384. Next order will be October 18th.
NOW HIRING - We have need of custodial help here at Trinity. This is a paid position, usually taking about 5 hours per week. If you are interested, please contact Lesley Winter for more details.
“TASTE AND SEE” - Our congregational cookbook is here! You may purchase a copy during fellowship hour, during the week from the church office, or in the Book Nook. Copies are $18/each and feature 200 beloved recipes from Trinity members. Proceeds from cookbook sales will go to the kitchen remodel.
OUR 2nd ANNUAL FALL BAZAAR & BAKE SALE - taking place on Saturday, November 12th! We are beginning to register vendors for this event; if you would like to rent a table the cost is $20, and you can sign up here: https://www.tinyurl.com/TLCFallBazaar
MEDICARE UPDATE - Are you new to Medicare? Confused about about options? On Wednesday evening, October 19, David Poirot, Medicare Insurance Specialist from Traverse City, will update us on Medicare for 2023. Learn whether Medicare Advantage or Medigap is best for you, and learn about prescription coverage, dental, eye care. Join us October 19 at 6:30 pm to help sort through options. This event is free and open to the public.
LWML RALLY - for our Lighthouse circuit will be held on October 22nd, at Trinity in Manistee. There will be a speaker, brunch, and organization information! Donations of money, clothing, and diapers for Lighthouse Pregnancy Center will be accepted. See the flyer in the Community Corner.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY - is looking for knitters and crocheters to help stock our supply! We are specifically looking for men's and baby's colors. The suggested pattern is a straight knit of 56 stitches in a very soft super bulky yarn. Funds to purchase yarn are available if needed. Contact Marian Zupin at (239) 738-6352
MONTHLY PANTRY FOCUS FOR OCTOBER - COMFORT FOOD! Please j
oin in bringing dry and canned soups, beans, crackers, pastas and sauce, bread mixes, hot chocolate, etc. Our pantry is seeing plenty of traffic. We can make a difference in the lives of our neighbors!
BE SURE TO CHECK THE CLASSIFIEDS - in our office hallway outside the fellowship hall. Help match up needs and desires to talents and resources!
AND THE NEW MEMBER BOARD - will be displaying photos of our new members so we can all match up faces to names within our church family!
ARCADIA CARE TEAM - is reorganizing to care for our church family and community. Possible needs include checking on neighbors, delivering a meal, helping with a computer, grabbing groceries, driving, etc. This isn’t a long-term commitment, but a willingness to be called on as a need arises. If you’d like to be a part of this, let Becky know in the church office. You can email ArcadiaCareTeam@gmail.com to volunteer or to notify us of a need.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP - Join us for an informal time of fellowship among those dealing with grief and loss. Gatherings are on the last Tuesday of each month, and are facilitated by licensed counselor Kim Sinke. The next session will be Tuesday, October 25th, 6:00 pm, here at Trinity.
CUCKOO CLOCK - I have one that someone gave me to repair. Unfortunately, I don’t remember who it came from. It was in a large box, and wrapped in towels. If you think it may be yours, or you know whose it is, please call me at 231-970-0747. Thanks, Cort Winter
CAMP ARCADIA NEEDS YOU - Staff help would be so appreciated! Our needs are for the following weekend retreats:
Fall Confirmation Retreats : II—Oct 14-16 ,and III—Oct 21-23
Come up for the weekend, or stay for the week to help transition Camp.
More info: https://camp-arcadia.com/serving-at-arcadia/eos-staff/. Or, reach Chip May at (231)889-4361 or email@example.com.
+ SERVING TOGETHER +
Altar Guild Tara O’Brien
Flowers In honor of Allison
Communion Assistants Mark Kuhlmann
Fellowship Hosts Mark & Karen Barbera
You can join in serving one another! Please check out the sign-up sheets in the Community Corner or inquire in the church office to find your favorite opportunity! + PRAYERS +
Col. Rob. Bejnarowicz – Army
Eric Blum - Marines
Jonathan Danke - Marines
Jon Davis – Navy
Jack Howard - Navy
Ted Howard - Navy
Wyatt Johnson - Nat. Guard
Corbin Lopez - Marines
Amber Maidens – Nat. Guard
Paul Myers – Army
John Nash – Marines
Seth Nowland – Army
Brandon Schram – Navy
Trace Ware - Army
Diane Schoonover Crist
Earlene McArthur +
Marty Shaw +
Dorothy Wendt +
* denotes new addition
Persecuted Christians- Democratic Republic of the Congo
Neighborhood - Beulah
Partner Church - Lutheran Church in Korea
+ THIS WEEK AT TRINITY +
- Sunday, October 2nd -
9:30 - Worship
10:30 - Fellowship
11:00 - Christian Education
12:00 - Roots of Faith
2:30 - Youth Carpool to Event
Kurt & Danell Andersen
- Monday, October 3rd-
11:00 - Staff Meeting
- Tuesday, October 4th -
7:30 - Men’s Guild
9:30-Noon - Neighborly Cafe
4:30 - Confirmation
-Wednesday, October 5th-
John & Julie Lugauer
-Thursday, October 6th-
9:30 - Noon - Neighborly Cafe
7:00 - Choir
Brad & Kim Scott
- Friday, October 7th -
-Saturday, October 8th -
11:00 - Harvest Brunch
- Next Sunday, October 9th -
9:30 - Worship
10:30 - Fellowship
11:00 - Christian Education
12:00 - Roots of Faith Class