Dear friends, I pray for your joy and excitement as we enter the season of Advent together. We look forward to the gift of Jesus, and the love and hope that he brings. I am writing to invite you to a special congregational meeting to be held at 12pm on Sunday, December 11. Our call committee has been working … More Congregational Meeting to Call New Pastor this Sunday!
On Sunday, I had the opportunity to worship with the community at the contemporary worship service of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. St. Andrew’s is a congregation much larger than Trinity, but I would describe their congregational culture and style as being very similar. They have a beautiful, giant sanctuary, and then a … More Worshiping at St. Andrew’s Lutheran in Mahtomedi
A question I wonder about a lot is: “When God imagines Trinity in the days to come, what does God see?” Our leadership has spent a lot of time thinking…and praying about this question. We are confident in our mission, (Remember the mission? “Through Jesus’ love we welcome, connect, learn and serve.”) But what does it look like to be … More God’s Vision for Trinity
This week, we welcomed Jolayne Mohs to the Trinity staff. Jolayne is taking on a new role in the life of our community: “Director of Outreach.” Initially, Jolayne will take responsibility for the “Beds for Kids” program. This ministry has provided beds for children in the community whose life circumstances have forced them to share … More We Welcome Jolayne Mohs to Trinity’s Staff
Salt, and light. We “get” salt and light. We understand it. (we’ve got salt for our popcorn…we’ve got lamps for reading…) But in our Gospel, Jesus goes way beyond that. We know that we use salt to add flavor, and that we use light in order to see. But if you take a broader perspective…say … More #ForTheMargins: Maria’s Story