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AUGUST 2017

         

                              

RICK STEVES'                                   LUTHER AND THE REFORMATION         MOVIE LEARNING NIGHT                       Sunday, August 13th                             6:00 pm  

German movie theater food will be served.

Child Care provided. 

 


BLESSING OF THE QUILTS                               Sunday, August 20th 

Quilts the LWR Quilters have assembled this past year will be on display and will be blessed during both worship services on Sunday, August 20th.

 

BOXING QUILTS FOR SHIPMENT                                       Tuesday, August 22nd                                                   9:00 am - noon

On Tuesday, August 22nd, the quilts will be folded, counted, boxed and labeled to be loaded and delivered to a pick-up site in Franklin.  These quilts are distributed to needy countries throughout the world.   

Four extra helpers are needed to assist with this task.

Please let Sharon Martini or Susan Gross know if you can help.                                                                           Whatever time you can give will be helpful and appreciated.


NATIONAL LUTHERAN YOUTH GATHERING FORMS DUE

Forms and $ 150.00 are due to MaryBeth on Sunday, August 27th.  

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


PARENTING WITH GRACE                                                  WORKING ON IT WITH JESUS (WOW)   Wednesday, August 30th                          6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dinner provided at 6:00 pm in Luther Hall. 

Youth activities, led by MaryBeth, and parent activities,         led by Pastor Alex, will be from 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm.

Nursery provided.  


   

FRIENDS - MEETING UPDATES                                                                  

The next meeting will be Thursday, September 28th, 2017.

NOTICES OF UPCOMING MEETINGS:                                 FRIENDS meeting notices will now be communicated by email. A card will be sent if you don't have email capability.     Notices will be emailed about a week before the meeting date.  Meeting notices will also appear in the church bulletin and E-News.   


EYEGLASSES COLLECTION BOX FOR LION'S CLUB 

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

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


 

INFORMATION FOR THE ONLINE CHURCH DIRECTORY

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".


 

REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTION

       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                                             August 15th, 22nd, 29th                          9:30 am

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

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


DOMINOES                                               Friday, August 18th                              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!  


           

                                 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

    


 

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

 

                           


Attached is a letter the Members of Trinity Lutheran Church received from a friend of Kathy Rieder, Mary Baird Simpson. Mary has been on our Prayer List.

For Mary Simpson's Letter Click Here

 


If you would like to subscribe to text messages for church events, such as special dinners and/or activities:

 

Enter:  81010

Then, text this message: @drhoffn

 

This is a one way text communication message and your number remains private.

 


 

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.


 

SCHEDULING FOR CALENDAR

 

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.

 


   

PROJECT HELP

 

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.

 


GRIEFSHARE SESSIONS  

                                

GriefShare sessions will be held at First Baptist Church on Monday nights from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.  

Sessions began on August 7th and will run through November 6th.  There will not be a session on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th.

Esther Yates will be leading the sessions.  For further information, please contact First Baptist Church at 455-5461.

GriefShare will not be held at Trinity Lutheran Church. 


               

STEWARDSHIP AND THANKSGIVING

 

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!

 


FINANCIAL REPORT

 

We now have 24 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. 

 


 

TRINITY'S OFFICE HOURS

       Monday - Thursday

       9:00 am - 2:00 pm

             

     Office Phone Number

           931-455-9475

 


 


For a List of Birthdays of our Members Click Here!

 

For Good Sam's Newsletter Click Here

For Good Sam's Fact Sheet Click Here


 

 

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