This morning, Lori and I worshipped at Hosanna Church in Lakeville, Minnesota. Hosanna is a large church, with a focus on adult discipleship, on ministry with children, youth & families, and a dynamic worship life. We entered into a large entry/lobby area. Volunteer greeters were scattered throughout to welcome us. The children’s area had volunteers … More Visiting Hosanna in Lakeville
After 16 years of faithful service, Sheri Berg has announced her intent to retire this August. For all of these years, Sheri has provided a steady presence, a kind, welcoming heart and a dedication to the faith of Trinity’s children and their families. Sheri has helped our ministry to grow and evolve over time. As … More Sheri Berg to Retire in August
Today, we’re excited that Erin and Emily Hagen are going to write our team’s blog post and reflect on our day: Today was our 3rd (and final) day at WestHaven Orphanage… I woke up thinking about how I could make my day extra meaningful and special. I knew I wouldn’t see these beautiful children again … More Mission Jamaica Day 5 – Wednesday
There are days when the world seems pretty upside-down and unexpected. Did Nancy Williams from Owatonna High School, (who is, by the way, one of my heroes) really talk about high school students who are homeless? Or who don’t have enough food to eat? In the past, when I’ve mentioned these issues that our schools … More Not The Way It Will Be For You
On September 24 & 25, Trinity hosted Pastor Kubisa Sunsthene as a special guest. Pastor Kubisa is a pastor from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with an amazing story of life, love and transformation. Our sermon that weekend was an interview with Pastor Kubisa.
As I’m writing this, I can hear music drifting down the hallway from the Sanctuary. “Be strong in the Lord, and in His mighty power…” There’s a ton of kids in there, pretty much singing their hearts out. Andrea is accompanying the group on piano and Mariah is doing an amazing job teaching the songs … More It’s a Beautiful Sound
“To Be Three” Luke 2:1-14 Pastor Todd Buegler December 24, 2014 Trinity Lutheran Church A sermon for Christmas Eve: Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, the Son of God who is the Word made flesh! Amen. “Christmas is for children.” That’s a phrase you often hear. And to some … More To be Three