We often associate Christmas, with dreams. We hear the old song, “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…just like the ones we used to know,” or “I’ll be home for Christmas, … Continue reading Christmas Dreams
So how are you coming on those New Year’s resolutions? Are you on track? Or have you faltered? Have you been successful at (fill in the blank) losing weight, or … Continue reading Through Jesus’ Love: We Welcome
Trinity is very excited to launch our ministry of inclusion this fall! Our goal is to ensure that everyone, regardless of cognitive or physical ability, is able to participate in … Continue reading Ministry of Inclusion Launches!
One of my all-time favorite movies is the 1981 blockbuster, “Raiders of The Lost Ark,” where Indiana Jones discovers the Ark of the Covenant, the 4-foot long container holding the … Continue reading When God says “Go”
In 2013, under the leadership of Pastor Peter Strommen, who was Trinity’s Interim Pastor during our time of transition, Trinity members took the CAT (Congregational Assessment Tool) survey. The primary … Continue reading CAT Results Part 2: Growth
Note: This weekend is the Southeastern Minnesota Synod Assembly. Because so many of our synod’s pastors will be at the assembly on Saturday and Sunday, our Bishop, Steven Delzer … Continue reading Who I Am To You
“But We Are Here” Funeral Service: Elaine Floy Luke 10:25-37 Rev. Todd Buegler September 17, 2016 Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from … Continue reading But We Are Here
On the surface, Trinity Lutheran Church is many different things: It is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America It is a community of believers (over 4,000), called … Continue reading What is Trinity?
I returned home last night from Germany. I was there to see and study the sites of the reformation and the life of Martin Luther. It was an amazing trip, … Continue reading Luther’s Kitchen
Yes, Trinity is starting a valet parking program. When we went through our building construction and renovation program a few years ago, Trinity was made much more physically accessible for … Continue reading Valet Parking? Yes! Valet Parking!
I now can finally give the correct answer: “Yes, I’ve been to the Steele County Free Fair!” That’s been one of the first three questions that I’ve been asked since we arrived … Continue reading What if Life was like the Fair?
This was an amazing weekend. Quite simply put, I’m overwhelmed (but in a good way). The welcome of this congregation…the hospitality…the energy and excitement of a vibrant community when God’s … Continue reading Overflowing