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!
Dear friends, It is with sadness that I need to let you know that Pastor Ray Haugland died of an apparent heart attack yesterday. Pastor Ray came to Trinity in 1966, called to serve as an associate pastor. Then, in a very unusual move at the time, he was called to serve as Trinity’s senior … More Rev. Ray Haugland, former Trinity pastor, has died…
I am very excited to introduce to you, Pastor Cindy Halvorson, who will begin serving as Trinity’s part-time visitation pastor on July 1st. Many of you probably know Pastor Cindy. This spring, she left her position at First Baptist Church in Owatonna, where she served as pastor for over nine years. Since leaving her congregation, … More Welcoming Pastor Cindy Halvorson
Good afternoon friends! I want to begin with a few words of thanks. First, I’d like to thank Bonnie and her crew, for putting together our wonderful lunch this afternoon! Let’s show our appreciation! Second, a quick observation: Tending the vision and the mission of what is really a pretty decent-sized organization, like Trinity is, … More Pastor Todd’s Annual Report to the Congregation
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
“Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in everyone. To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.” – … More Nominate a Candidate for Faith Formation Pastor or Deacon
Trinity has formed its Call Committee to seek a person who will provide leadership to our faith formation ministries. The congregational council reviewed names of individuals with a broad generational representation of the congregation, and who had a level of investment in our children, youth and family ministry now, or in the past. All of … More Trinity’s Call Committee Formed
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!