+ ANNOUNCEMENTS - February 5, 2023




+ 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 or Pastor, or use the contact info on the back of the bulletin. We’d love to hear from you! Turn in your guest card to an usher to receive a little token of our gratitude. 


WINTER WHITEOUT WEEKEND YOUTH RETREAT - at Camp Daggett in Petoskey, March 3-5, 2023, for youth grades 7-12. It’s a weekend of faith enrichment and winter activities, including a choice of skiing, snowboarding, or indoor challenge course. Pastor Tinetti is the keynote speaker. Sign-up sheets are outside the church office, and need to be turned in by February 14th.


BIBLE STUDY FOR YOUTH - will be studying Proverbs. We will meet in the library. Any questions, see Pastor Tinetti or Matt Emery.


MEAL TRAIN FOR THE KNOLLS - Mitch and Jess Knoll are having a baby! (And may have by now!) If you are able to provide a gluten-free meal for the new family of three, please visit http://www.mealtrain.com/g6woel to sign up for a date of your choice. Gift certificates to local restaurants are another great option if you are strapped for time but would still like to help.


TLC MUG CLUB - Are you tired of using disposable styrofoam or paper cups every Sunday? We are excited to introduce the "TLC Mug Club" and invite you to bring a reusable mug for fellowship hour next week! Your mug can even live here at Trinity, where the fellowship hosts will wash and store it for you each week.


CHORISTERS  - For youth (1st grade though 8th grade) who would like to sing as a group in church. Members need to be able to read and to attend practices. Our first rehearsal will be on Wednesday, February 15th, 3:45pm- 4:30pm, so confirmation students can attend. Ask Connie Danke for additional information, 616-856-5918.


PAINT POURING WORKSHOP with Fluid Art by Judy will take place on Thursday, February 16th at 6 pm. The cost is $40 per painter and includes one 8 x 10 canvas & choose one Michigan or Mystery MDF cutout. All materials are included and no art experience is needed! Ages 10 & Up. Reservations are required, seating is limited. Artwork will dry overnight and can be picked up the next day. Visit https://www.tinyurl.com/TLCPaintPouring to register.


FEEDING AMERICA FOOD DISTRIBUTION TRUCK - Friday, February 17th, 11am-12:30pm, at Pleasant Valley Community Center. The October event served 450 people in 180 households. Volunteers to help pack and distribute the food would be welcome. Contact Tom Dunn for more info.


THE ARCADIA CARE TEAM (ACT) - exists to help with tangible needs of neighbors in our community (members and non-members alike). We will have a meeting on Sunday, February 19th, following Bible study for all interested helpers. The purpose of this meeting will be to introduce new leader Jim Goodheart, discuss goals, and identify needs that ACT could address. All are welcome to attend!


SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE DINNER & EUCHRE TOURNAMENT - will take place on Tuesday, February 21 at 5:30 pm. The Men's Guild will be flipping cakes and frying up the brinner (breakfast for dinner) meat. We ask that each family bring a pancake topping to share. Then, grab your partner and stay for the euchre tournament and a chance to have your names engraved on the official STET Trophy!


KNITTING CLUB -  meets Wednesdays at 11:00. Bring your own project or get prayer shawl materials in the office. Contact Linda at 319-431-1499.


RAISE RIGHT- Trinity earns a percentage back (2 - 15%) from every card purchased. A guide is located in Community Corner. A number of lower-dollar gift card options have been added!. The next order date is February 21st. Keep gift cards in mind for your shopping! Use code 822465AF86384.


LWML MITE BOXES - can be placed in the purple LWML box in the Community Corner, near the mailboxes. Thank-you! Any questions, contact Margo Schimmel.


THE NEW FLOWER CHART FOR 2023 - is posted in the Community Corner. Please consider providing flowers for an upcoming Sunday.


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!


FEBRUARY PANTRY FOCUS - SHOW THE LOVE!  Please consider bringing in your favorite foods: whatever you love to eat in the cold weather. And we’ll pass the love along to our neighbors. Our pantry is seeing plenty of traffic. We are making a difference in our neighbors’ lives!


GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP - Join an informal time of fellowship among those dealing with grief and loss. Gatherings are the last Tuesday of each month, facilitated by licensed counselor Kim Sinke. The next session will be February 28th at 6:00 pm.




Altar Guild Sue Ulbrich 





Acolyte Callie Sinke


Ushers Sean Adams

Bob Newton

Julian Martz

Ben Stoops 

Communion  Assistant Chip May


Fellowship Dave & Judy Olen

Christine Scalise








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!











Prayer Requests

Taylor Altergoth

Francine Anderson

Andy Barbera

Diane Schoonover Crist

Connie Danke

Mike Ennis

Bruce Erdmann

Doug Erdman

Mark Evans

Shelley Greenfield

Michael Heinrich

Walt Kretzmann

Diane Lahti

Ted Leno

Kelly Maddox

Earlene McArthur +

Melissa Parsons

Dale Pelton

Sandy Pelton

George Punches

Tom Ruby

Vic Shank

Marty Shaw +

Diane Shirley

Mike Smith

Campbell Stephanson

Jason Swain

Angela Venderley

Dorothy Wendt +

Katie Winkelhake

Andy Woell

Stan Woell

* denotes new addition     + homebound


Col. Rob. Bejnarowicz – Army

Eric Blum - Marines

Jonathan Danke - Marines

Jon Davis – Navy

Jake Pfiester - Nat. Guard

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






Neighborhood - Copemish


Persecuted Christians - Vietnam


Partner Church - Independent Evangelical Lutheran

Church - Germany      




- Sunday, February 5th -

9:30 - Worship

10:30 - Fellowship

11:00 - Education Hour

4:00-7:00 - Youth Group to Leland



Linda Jaeger


- Monday, February 6th-



Carolyn Burrus


- Tuesday, February 7th-

7:30 - Men’s Guild

9:30-Noon - Neighborly Cafe



Charlie May


-Wednesday, February 8th-

11:00 - Knitting Group

4:30 - Confirmation Class










-Thursday, February 9th-

9:30 -Noon - Neighborly Cafe

7:00 - Choir



- Friday, February 10th -


Breann Emery

Ben MacRae


-Saturday,  February 11th -




- Next Sunday, February 12th -

9:30 - Worship

10:30 - Fellowship

11:00 - Education Hour

12:00 - Sunday School

Helpers Meeting