Pay it Forward

You may be familiar with the “pay it forward” phenomenon which has hit drive-thru lines at fast-food places and coffee shops in the last few years.  One person will go through the drive-thru line and pay for their own coffee, or meal, and then also pay for the car behind them in line.  So, when … More Pay it Forward

Congratulations Pastor Madison on your Call to Austin

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!”  – Isaiah 6:8 Our Intern Pastor, Madison Chelberg, has received her first call to serve as an Associate Pastor at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Minnesota.  We … More Congratulations Pastor Madison on your Call to Austin

Introducing Next Year’s Intern Pastor!

I’m very excited to introduce our congregation to our intern pastor for the 2017-2018 school year, Madison Chelberg! Madison is a current student at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, and currently lives in Inver Grove Heights. Originally from Rochester, Madison’s home congregation is Zumbro Lutheran Church. Following high school graduation, Madison received a Bachelor of … More Introducing Next Year’s Intern Pastor!


“Forgiven” John 4:7-15 Pastor Todd Buegler March 8, 2016 (Wednesday Evening Lenten Service) Trinity Lutheran Church     Grace and peace to you from God our creator, and from Jesus Christ, our Lord and savior. Amen. I have a confession to make. Here it is: I hate confessing. I can’t stand admitting my mistakes, my … More Forgiven

Introducing Trinity’s New Intern: Andrew Lewis!

Trinity Lutheran has been assigned an intern for the 2015-2016 school year!   We are excited to introduce to you Andrew Lewis. Andrew is a student at the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, South Carolina.  Typically, Trinity has had students from Luther Seminary in St. Paul.  However this is an unusual situation.  Andrew’s wife, Suzanne, … More Introducing Trinity’s New Intern: Andrew Lewis!

Deeper into Scripture

Another great question that I received from the “Questions” sermon a few weeks ago:  “I would like to venture deeper into scripture and the Bible.  But it all seems overwhelming.  Where does a novice start?  Thank you for accepting the call to Trinity.” Well first, thanks for that nice comment!  I’m very glad to be … More Deeper into Scripture