March 17, 2019


Woven Women’s Retreat

Take a break from the busyness of life and join Woven for their women’s retreat on March 30th from 8:00-3:00.  We will focus on God’s rest, God’s provision and God’s peace.  The cost for the retreat is $15.00 which includes breakfast, lunch and your retreat booklet.  Sign-up on the Woven bulletin board or call the church office at 784-2522 to register for the retreat. 

Be still and know that I am God.  - Psalm 46:10


Fellowship Hour

If you or your family would like to provide Fellowship hour treats—please sign up in the Fellowship hall.


Comfort Dog Fundraiser

Not sure what to eat on Friday night?  Try the fish fry at Farranda's Banquet Center. While your'e there, choose Trinity Lutheran Comfort Dog Ministry on their tithing card or bring a flyer. 


Preschool Open House

Preschool open house is on Sunday, March 17 from 2:00-4:00. Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open to congregation families. Registration opens up to the community on March 17. There is a non-refundable $35 registration fee and $10 annual snack fee. The tuition for the 3 year old class is $70/month. The tuition for the 4 year old class is $90/month. To register or for more information call the preschool 815-784-2522 or email


Midweek Lenten Meals

Thank you to Nancy Bagsby for hosting the midweek Lenten meal this past Wednesday, and the 6th grade Confirmation class for helping out! If your family or group would like to host one of the Lenten meals, please sign up on the sheet in the Fellowship Hall.


Ladies Aid

Ladies Aid members will meet Thursday at 1:30 to discuss plans for Trinity's Treasures and Spring Rally.  Helen and Marianne will serve snacks.


Trinity Treasures

Do you have stuff you want to get rid of?  The date for Trinity’s Treasures has been set for  Saturday April 6th.  This year it will be Saturday only.  Set up will be Friday night or Saturday morning. If you would like a table ($15)  please call Debbie Horbus at 815-761-6551 or email her at


Menopause the Musical at the Fireside:

Come join us May 5 for the mid day performance of Menopause, a funny musical set to music from the 60's, 70's and 80's. This is open to everyone. Men can laugh along too! We will carpool to the Fireside. Cost will determine how many we have going. Sunday mid day special is 4 for 3 and would cost about $63. Regular price is around $83. Please sign up on the Woven bulletin board by March 17. Tickets are going fast! There are already a limited number of seats for this performance.


Woven Outing

We will again celebrate summer with a trip to Lake Geneva on June 25th. Everyone was interested in the lunch trip so that is what we are doing. Lunch will be fruit, turkey, potato, stuffing, cranberry, vegetable, roll, dessert and coffee or tea. The trip will last 2 1/4 hours and will cost $47-$58 depending on how many people sign up. Please check the Woven bulletin board in the hallway to sign up. We ask that you sign up by May 5 so we can make our reservation. If you have any questions talk to Nancy Bagsby or call/text 815-566-9437. Please note that we do a fair amount of walking that day.


Widow’s Knot

Widow's Knot Group- will be meeting at Trinity on Tuesday, March 26th starting at 6:30 pm.  Please note day of the week change.   Questions, please feel free to contact Vicki Seisser  815-762-1338.


Save the Date

Join us for our annual Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale, Saturday April 13th from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm



Easter Breakfast

Easter is right around the corner and we are making plans for our annual breakfast.   If interested in donating items,  please sign up on the sheet in the hallway or contact Janet Grimm at 815-739-4289.


Confirmands… Still need a service project?

Sign up in the hallway to help with the Spaghetti Supper and/or Easter Breakfast.


Tables available

The Wooden tables in the Southeast Corner of the Fellowship Hall are available for purchase for a small donation to the church.  For inquires please contact Doug Timmermann (Cell) 815-739-0697


Driver Disciples

Trinity would like to once again coordinate the human care ministry Driver Disciples.  This ministry consists of volunteers who drive church members who don’t have means of making it to the church for services. We are currently looking for anyone that would be interested in driving OR that needs a ride to the Wednesday evening Lenten services. Please contact Brandy or Amanda in the church office at 815 784 2522 if interested.  


Thank You

The family of Fred Jorgenson would like to extend a thank you to those that have made donations in Fred’s name as well as a Thank you to the Ladies Aid for their service. 


Thank You

Thanks for all who came out to see our booth at the Genoa Business Expo. We had special guests, Kye, Bekah and Samson Comfort dog come and visit for a few hours.  We could not have been successful without our workers for the day.  Thank you to Gene Fogle, Rick Happ, Mike and Mardell Ross, Teresa Haish, Nancy Bagsby and Dave and Nigal Oleson for working a shift and sharing with the community what Trinity has to offer!




Last Week’s Giving's

General Funds Needed:  $5,528

General funds given: $3,422

Online Giving's: $3,750

Total:  $7,172


Comfort Dog                   $105

Building Fund                    $10

Carroll Memorial              $50

Lent      $940