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ANNUAL EVENTS

 

ANNUAL MEETING - This meeting is held to review reports and vote on future business at the church. Generally held between the worship services the later part in January.   

 

WOMEN'S  RETREAT - This event is held in January or February for the women of the congregation and friends. The retreat begins Friday evening and concludes with a worship service Sunday morning.  The weekend has a good balance of Bible study discussions, fellowship, quiet times and fun times.

 

SACRIFICIAL BREAKFAST is a service sponsored by the Trinity Church Women on the morning of Ash Wednesday.  First there is a short service with a guest speaker in the sanctuary, and then everyone goes silently into the annex for a hot cross bun and beverage.

 

LENTEN RENEWAL OPPORTUNITIES Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Lenten Soup Suppers are every Wednesday in Lent at 6:00 p.m. sponsored by various church groups.  A special time of worship follows at 7:00 p.m.  Ash Wednesday includes Holy Communion and the Imposition of Ashes.

 

 

  

SPAGHETTI DINNER is a fundraiser by the Luther League held on a Saturday. This popular dinner helps to support many youth activities throughout the year.

 

RUMMAGE SALES - There are two held annually; one in April and the other in September under the sponsorship of Trinity Church Women.  Sale begins on a Friday evening and concludes Saturday morning.  The Trinity Church Women use the proceeds for benevolent causes and charitable projects.

 

MOM & ME  BANQUET is sponsored by Trinity Church Women and is usually held the first part of May.  It is an event with entertainment and is serviced by a caterer.

 

TRINITY CRAFTERS offer various seasonal craft items for sale.  They have two larger events during the year, one in the fall, which includes professional crafters and vendors, and also in the spring.  It is a great resource to pick up a gift item, or something for the home and garden or greeting cards. For further information please contact Linda Bensen.

 

TRINITY TRAVELERS is the name for trips planned for adults several times a year.  They can be Mystery Trips, trips to the Midwest and include professional guided trips as well.  Itineraries are planned and everyone is welcome to come along with the Trinity Travelers to venture on our bus to see new and exciting places. For further information please contact Linda Bensen.

 

CHURCH WOMEN CHRISTMAS PARTY is usually held the second Thursday in December.  The evening begins at 7:30 p.m.  Each Circle decorates a table with a Christmas theme.  There are refreshments and the program closes with the traditional "Silent Night" sung by candlelight.

 

ANGEL ORNAMENT TREE Members may bring an angel ornament in memory or honor of a loved one.  This tree is placed in the annex.  The ornaments are kept from year to year.

 

 

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