Monday, December 30, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday December 29, 2013

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, DEC. 29, 2013

Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carole Aldrich
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler      
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear    
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin      
ACOLYTES: Fred & Sally Dannheim      
LAY READER: No readings today                          
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

TODAY IS OUR POTLUCK COFFEE HOUR. Thanks to everyone who brought something to share!

CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS TODAY AND THIS COMING WEEK: Dec. 29 Jon Farwell, Debbie Kling, Gary Link, Virginia Scott; Jan. 31 Marilyn Palmer, Stephen Vossler; Jan. 3 Vincent Joyce; Jan. 4 Janet Vargo; Jan. 5 Cassandra Kling, Julie Shaver.

WE THANK the 108 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. November offerings received: $12,685.12; November offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $142,243.99; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $161,708.73.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, JAN. 5, 2014

USHERS: Andy Crawford, Rollie Duttweiler, Marv Wood  
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Chuck White
ALTAR GUILD: Sally Dannheim, Jane White
ACOLYTES: Barry & Shelly Dunne
LAY READER: Rich Shear
READINGS: 1 Kings 3:4-15; Eph. 1:3-14; Luke 2:40-52

Monday, December 23, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, December 22, 2013

MANY THANKS to all for the cards and caring sentiments at the time of Daniel’s passing. Your kindness is amazing and most appreciated. ~ Carol English

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, DEC. 22, 2013
Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carole Aldrich
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin
ACOLYTES: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor
LAY READER: Karalee Morris
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

TODAY AND NEXT SUNDAY ARE POTLUCK COFFEE HOURS. Thanks to everyone who brought something to share!

CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS TODAY AND THIS COMING WEEK: Dec. 22 Anita Cornell; Dec. 24 Heidi Mangels; Dec. 25 Robert Wade; Dec. 26 Ian Flurschutz, Leilani Mariotti; Dec. 27 John Vargo.

WE THANK the 89 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. November offerings received: $12,685.12; November offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $142,243.99; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $161,708.73.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, DEC. 29, 2013
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin
ACOLYTES: Fred & Sally Dannheim
LAY READER: Barbara Delity
READINGS: Is. 63:7-14; Gal. 4:4-7; Matt. 2:13-23

Monday, December 16, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, December 15, 2013

DONATIONS OF TURKEYS FOR THE CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER would be greatly appreciated and may be dropped off at the church. Thanks!

CHRISTMAS MEMORIALS – Please use the insert if you wish to make a memorial in memory of your loved one. Deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 17. Thanks!

COMMUNION CARDS – A reminder that the Board of Elders decided about a year ago to discontinue the practice of using communion cards.

FUNDRAISER FOR SHEBA –Hang your Christmas Card and give your donation if you’d like to participate in this fundraiser for Sheba to help defray the cost of the land.

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, DEC. 15, 2013
Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carole Aldrich
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin
ACOLYTES: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler
LAY READER: Pam Duttweiler
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

COFFEE HOUR HOSTESSES TODAY are Barb Miesner and Marjorie Knowles. Thank you for hosting!

CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS TODAY AND THIS COMING WEEK: Dec. 15 Melissa Aldrich, D.J. Helmer, Linda White; Dec. 17 Amy Hurd; Dec. 19 Barry Dunne; Dec. 20 Luke Duttweiler, Howard White; Dec. 21 Pat Kaake, Morgan Lumpston.

CELEBRATING AN ANNIVERSARY THIS COMING WEEK: Dec. 19 Rich & Gwyn Shear.

WE THANK the 101 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. November offerings received: $12,685.12; November offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $142,243.99; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $161,708.73.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, DEC. 22, 2013
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin
ACOLYTES: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor
LAY READER: Karalee Morris
READINGS: Is. 7:10-17; Rom. 1:1-7; Matt. 1:18-25

Monday, December 9, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday December 8, 2013

DONATIONS OF TURKEYS FOR THE CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER would be greatly appreciated and may be dropped off at the church. Thanks!

CHRISTMAS MEMORIALS – Please use the insert if you wish to make a memorial in memory of your loved one.

COMMUNION CARDS – A reminder that  the Board of Elders decided about a year ago to discontinue the practice of using communion cards.

FUNDRAISER FOR SHEBA –Hang your Christmas Card and give your donation if you’d like to participate in this fundraiser for Sheba to help defray the cost of the land.

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, DEC. 8, 2013
Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carole Aldrich
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler      
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear    
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin      
ACOLYTES: Dave Pinney, Jada White    
LAY READER: Carolyn Duttweiler                          
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

COFFEE HOUR HOSTESS TODAY is Barbara Delity. Thank you for hosting!

CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY THIS COMING WEEK: Dec. 11 Lew Wright; Dec. 14 Ben Cornelius, Sr., Ryan Gallmann.

WE THANK the 101 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. November offerings received: $12,685.12; November offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $142,243.99; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $161,708.73.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, DEC. 15, 2013
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler  
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin
ACOLYTES: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler
LAY READER: Pam Duttweiler
READINGS:  Is. 35:1-10; James 5:7-11; Matt. 11:2-15

Monday, December 2, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday December 1, 2013

CHRISTMAS MEMORIALS – Please use the insert if you wish to make a memorial in memory of your loved one.

COMMUNION CARDS – You may have noticed fewer and fewer communion cards in the pews. The Elders decided about a year ago to discontinue the practice of using the cards.

FUNDRAISER FOR SHEBA –The bulletin board is now up if you’d like to participate with your Christmas card and your donation to Sheba.    Your donation will help defray the cost of the land.

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, DEC. 1, 2013
Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carol English
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler      
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear    
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin      
ACOLYTES: Barry & Shelly Dunne  
LAY READER: Larry Gerdes                      
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

COFFEE HOUR HOSTESS TODAY is Marsha Sick. Thank you for hosting!

CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY THIS COMING WEEK: Dec. 6 Sandra Ramsey.

WE THANK the 69 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. November offerings received: $12,685.12; November offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $142,243.99; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $161,708.73.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler  
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin
ACOLYTES: Dave Pinney, Jada White
LAY READER: Carolyn Duttweiler
READINGS: Is. 11:1-10; Rom. 15:4-13; Matt. 3:1-12

Monday, November 25, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday November 24, 2013

STEWARDSHIP SEMINAR – Today, following worship.

CHRISTMAS MEMORIALS – Please use the insert if you wish to make a memorial in memory of your loved one.

COMMUNION CARDS – You may have noticed fewer and fewer communion cards in the pews. The Elders decided about a year ago to discontinue the practice of using the cards.

NOMINATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL POSITIONS: Vice President; Stewardship; Treasurer; Education and Elders. Please see Dee Roeske or Ed Fahs if you are interested in serving. Thank you.

ANNUAL VOTERS MEETING – BUDGET/ELECTIONS will be held on Sunday, December 8, 2013 following worship.
FUNDRAISER FOR SHEBA –So many of us at Trinity send Christmas cards to Pastor and to our other brothers and sisters who we see here at church each week. This year we will have a board in the lounge where you can hang your personal card to the other members instead of buying multiple cards and stamps. We ask for a donation to be placed in the jar, which will be sent to Sheba to help defray the cost of the land for the orphanage. Easier!, just one card and better stewardship.

LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRIES ADVENT DEVOTION BOOKLETS are available on the lounge table. There is also a children’s Advent Devotion booklet there as well.

COFFEE HOUR HOSTS ARE NEEDED for December 1 and December 15.

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, NOV. 24, 2013
Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carol English
USHERS: Barry Dunne, Dave & Jane Pinney
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Dan Vossler
ALTAR GUILD: Betty Wood
ACOLYTES: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor
LAY READER: Rollie Duttweiler
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

THE FLOWERS TODAY are given to the Glory of God by Floyd & Doris Mallory in celebration of their 67th Wedding Anniversary.

COFFEE HOUR HOSTS TODAY are the Stewardship Committee Thank you for hosting!

CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS TODAY AND THIS COMING WEEK: Nov. 24 Barbara Raines; Nov. 26 Jean Rushmore, Rita Sick; Nov. 28 Carole Aldrich, Ken Bellows, Bhava; Nov. 29 Kelly Monroe, Rosemary Vossler; Nov. 30 Lawrence Vossler.

WE THANK the 84 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. October offerings received: $10,452.62; October offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $129,558.87; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $148,339.53.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, DEC. 1, 2013
USHERS: Cathy Farwell, Dick Kling, Paul Vossler
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Rich Shear
ALTAR GUILD: Dot Cornish, Deb Martin
ACOLYTES: Barry & Shelly Dunne
LAY READER: Larry Gerdes
READINGS: Is. 2:1-5; Rom. 13:8-14; Matt. 21:1-11

Monday, November 18, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday November 17, 2013

TODAY FOLLOWING WORSHIP IS THE OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD PACKING PARTY, PLEASE STAY AND HELP!

TODAY, at 1PM the Sunday School children will be meeting in front of the David A. Howe Library to decorate a tree for the Wellsville Festival of Lights. Hot chocolate and cookies will follow at church.

STEWARDSHIP SEMINAR – The Stewardship Committee in keeping with its constitutional mandate is presenting a seminar on Sunday, November 24 (following Worship) dealing with money management and smart giving. Whether its estate planning, Medicare spend/give down, or tax implications, this presentation will provide specific questions and suggestions you can ask your accountant and/or estate attorney. This seminar will be presented by Geralyn Gough and the coffee hour will be hosted by the Stewardship Committee in the Fellowship Hall.

NOMINATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL POSITIONS: Vice President; Stewardship; Treasurer; Education and Elders. Please see Dee Roeske or Ed Fahs if you are interested in serving. Thank you.

ANNUAL VOTERS MEETING – BUDGET/ELECTIONS will be held on Sunday, December 8, 2013 following worship.

FUNDRAISER FOR SHEBA –So many of us at Trinity send Christmas cards to Pastor and to our other brothers and sisters who we see here at church each week. This year we will have a board in the lounge where you can hang your personal card to the other members instead of buying multiple cards and stamps. We ask for a donation to be placed in the jar, which will be sent to Sheba to help defray the cost of the land for the orphanage. Easier!, just one card and better stewardship.

LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRIES ADVENT DEVOTION BOOKLETS are available on the lounge table. There is also a children’s Advent Devotion booklet there as well.

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, NOV. 17, 2013
Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carole Aldrich
USHERS: Barry Dunne, Dave & Jane Pinney
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Dan Vossler
ALTAR GUILD: Betty Wood
ACOLYTES: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler
LAY READER: Lou DiStrola
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

COFFEE HOUR HOSTESSES TODAY are Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch and Barbara Raines. Thank you for hosting!

THERE WILL BE NO POTLUCK COFFEE HOUR THIS MONTH – The Stewardship will be hosting next Sunday, Nov. 24 with a special Stewardship Seminar and Coffee Hour in the Fellowship Hall.

CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS TODAY AND THIS COMING WEEK: Nov. 17 Brad White; Nov. 19 Fred Dannheim, Meri Madison, Marge Vossler; Nov. 23 James Leonard.

CELEBRATING AN ANNIVERSARY THIS COMING WEEK: Nov. 23 Floyd & Doris Mallory.

WE THANK the 125 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. October offerings received: $10,452.62; October offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $129,558.87; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $148,339.53.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 24, 2013
USHERS: Barry Dunne, Dave & Jane Pinney
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Dan Vossler
ALTAR GUILD: Betty Wood
ACOLYTES: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor
LAY READER: Rollie Duttweiler
READINGS: Mal. 3:13-18; Col. 1:13-20; Luke 23:27-43

Monday, November 11, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday November 10, 2013

NOMINATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL POSITIONS: Vice President; Stewardship; Treasurer; Education and Elders. Please see Dee Roeske or Ed Fahs if you are interested in serving. Thank you.

ANNUAL VOTERS MEETING – BUDGET/ELECTIONS will be held on Sunday, December 8, 2013 following worship.

ON SUNDAY, NOV. 17, at 1PM the Sunday School children will be meeting in front of the David A. Howe Library to decorate a tree for the Wellsville Festival of Lights. Hot chocolate and cookies will follow at church.

FUNDRAISER FOR SHEBA –So many of us at Trinity send Christmas cards to Pastor and to our other brothers and sisters who we see here at church each week. This year we will have a board in the lounge where you can hang your personal card to the other members instead of buying multiple cards and stamps. We ask for a donation to be placed in the jar, which will be sent to Sheba to help defray the cost of the land for the orphanage. Easier!, just one card and better stewardship.

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, NOV. 10, 2013
Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carole Aldrich
USHERS: Barry Dunne, Dave & Jane Pinney
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Dan Vossler
ALTAR GUILD: Betty Wood
ACOLYTES: Dave Pinney, Jada White
LAY READER: Pete Carlin
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

THE FLOWERS TODAY are given to the Glory of God by Ludwig & Barbara Delity in celebration of their 48th Wedding Anniversary.

COFFEE HOUR HOSTESS TODAY is Marsha Sick. Thank you for hosting!

CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY THIS COMING WEEK: Nov. 12 Sandra Vossler.

CELEBRATING AN ANNIVERSARY THIS COMING WEEK: Nov. 15 Ed & Lois Flurschutz.

WE THANK the 102 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. October offerings received: $10,452.62; October offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $129,558.87; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $148,339.53.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013
USHERS: Barry Dunne, Dave & Jane Pinney
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Dan Vossler
ALTAR GUILD: Betty Wood
ACOLYTES: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler
LAY READER: Lou DiStrola
READINGS: Mal. 4:1-6; 2 Thess. 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-28

Monday, November 4, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, November 3, 2013

Nominations Are Needed For The Following Council Positions: Vice President; Stewardship; Treasurer; Education and Elders. Please see Dee Roeske or Ed Fahs if you are interested in serving. Thank you.

Annual Voters Meeting – Budget/Elections will be held on Sunday, December 8, 2013 following worship.

Coffee Hour Host Today is Thrivent. Thank you for hosting!

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: Nov. 3 Carol English, Emily Stuck; Nov. 5 Carolyn Duttweiler, Diane Vossler; Nov. 7 Barry Gridley, Natalie Taylor; Nov. 8 Bernice Distrola; Nov. 9 Matthew Gridley.

Celebrating An Anniversary This Coming Week: Nov. 6 Ludwig & Barb Delity

We Thank the 106 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. October offerings received: $10,452.62; October offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. Year to date offerings received: $129,558.87; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $148,339.53.

Those Who Serve Today, November 3, 2013:
Minister: Robert Morris.
Organist: Carole Aldrich.
Ushers: Barry Dunne, Dave & Jane Pinney.
Altar Assistant: Dan Vossler.
Altar Guild: Betty Wood.
Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
Lay Reader: Ruth Meacham.
Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.

Assignments For Next Sunday, November 10, 2013:
Ushers: Barry Dunne, Dave & Jane Pinney.
Altar Assistant: Dan Vossler.
Altar Guild: Betty Wood.
Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Jada White.
Lay Reader: Pete Carlin.

Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, November 10, 2013:
Exodus 3:1-15.
2 Thessalonians 2:1-8,13-17.
Luke 10:27-40.

Monday, October 28, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday October 27, 2013

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2013. Remember to turn your clocks back one hour Saturday night!

NOMINATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL POSITIONS: Vice President; Stewardship; Treasurer; Education and Elders. Please see Dee Roeske or Ed Fahs if you are interested in serving. Thank you.

SAUERKRAUT SUPPER SIGN UP SHEETS ARE OUT! Please sign up to make homemade pies and to help on Monday, Nov. 4th and Tuesday, Nov. 5th. Thanks!

THOSE WHO SERVE TODAY, OCT. 27, 2013
Minister: Robert Morris
ORGANIST: Carole Aldrich
USHERS: Youth
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Alice Stevens
ALTAR GUILD: Gladys Murphy, Reita Lynch
ACOLYTES: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor
LAY READER: Linda Gridley
COUNTERS: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay McCulloch

TODAY IS OUR POTLUCK COFFEE HOUR! Thanks to those who brought something to share!

CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS THIS COMING WEEK: Oct. 28 Nancy Link; Nov. 1 Shirley Mangels; Nov. 2 Sue Hand, Haylee Helmer.

CELEBRATING AN ANNIVERSARY THIS COMING WEEK: Oct. 28 Jim & Debbie Kling.

WE THANK the 72 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. September offerings received: $14,410.06; September offerings needed for budget: $16,711.50. Year to date offerings received: $119,106.25; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $134,970.33.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 3, 2013
USHERS: Barry Dunne, Dave & Jane Pinney
ALTAR ASSISTANT: Dan Vossler
ALTAR GUILD: Betty Wood
ACOLYTES: Barry & Shelly Dunne
LAY READER: Ruth Meacham
READINGS: Rev. 7:9-17; 1 John 3:1-3; Matt. 5:1-12

Monday, October 21, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, October 20, 2013

Nominations Are Needed For The Following Council Positions: Vice President; Stewardship; Treasurer; Education and Elders. Please see Dee Roeske or Ed Fahs if you are interested in serving. Thank you.

Sauerkraut Supper Sign Up Sheets Are Out! Please sign up to make homemade pies and to help on Monday, Nov. 4th and Tuesday, Nov. 5th. Thanks!

Coffee Hour Hosts Today are the Patrick Family. Thank you for hosting!

Next Week Is Our Potluck Coffee Hour! Please bring something to share!

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: Oct. 20 Taylor Mae Hurd; Oct. 22 Brenda Kruger; Oct. 23 Arlene Leave, Jane Pinney; Oct. 25 Kelston Vossler; Oct. 26 James Dunne.

We Thank the 87 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. September offerings received: $14,410.06; September offerings needed for budget: $16,711.50. Year to date offerings received: $119,106.25; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $134,970.33.

Those Who Serve Today, October 20, 2013:
Minister (Saturday): Robert Morris.
Worship Leader (Sunday): Rollie Duttweiler.
Organist: Carole Aldrich.
Ushers: Youth.
Altar Assistant: Alice Stevens.
Altar Guild: Gladys Murphy, Reita Lynch.
Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
Lay Reader: Duttweiler.
Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.

Assignments For Next Sunday, October 27, 2013:
Ushers: Youth.
Altar Assistant: Alice Stevens.
Altar Guild: Gladys Murphy, Reita Lynch.
Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
Lay Reader: Linda Gridley.

Scripture Readings:
Revelation 14:6-7.
Romams 3:19-28.
John 8:31-36.

Monday, October 14, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, October 13, 2013

Wanted People Interested In “Reaching Rural America For Christ”. follow-up to the workshop held on Saturday, Sept. 28. The group will continue to summarize, filter, and develop our ministry here at Trinity. Everyone is encouraged to become informed and be part of this exciting outreach. Please join our group on Wednesday, October 16th at 7:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact Diane Vossler or Betty Wood.

Sauerkraut Supper Sign Up Sheets Are Out! Please sign up for homemade pies & as a worker! Thanks!

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: Oct. 16 Tyler Bennet; Oct. 17 Anne Ball, Tracy Schmitt; Oct. 18 Bernadette Schmitt; Oct. 19 Rachel Fahs, Linda Gridley.

We Thank the 86 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. September offerings received: $14,410.06; September offerings needed for budget: $16,711.50. Year to date offerings received: $119,106.25; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $134,970.33.

Those Who Serve Today, October 13, 2013:
Minister: Robert Morris.
Organist: Carole Aldrich.
Ushers: Youth.
Altar Assistant: Alice Stevens.
Altar Guild: Gladys Murphy, Reita Lynch.
Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Jada White.
Lay Reader: Marge Vossler.
Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.

Assignments For Next Sunday, October 20, 2013:
Ushers: Youth.
Altar Assistant: Alice Stevens.
Altar Guild: Gladys Murphy, Reita Lynch.
Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
Lay Reader: Carol English.

Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, October 20, 2013:
Genesis 32:22-30.
2 Timothy 3:14-4:5.
Luke 18:1-8.

Monday, October 7, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, October 6, 2013

Wanted People Interested In “Reaching Rural America For Christ”. This is a follow-up to the workshop that was held here at Trinity on Saturday, Sept. 28. The group will continue to summarize, filter, and develop our ministry here at Trinity. Everyone is encouraged to become informed and be part of this exciting outreach. Please join our group on Wednesday, October 16th at 7:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact Diane Vossler or Betty Wood.

Today’S Coffee Hour will be offerings from yesterday’s Chatterbox CafĂ© & Shelly Dunne. Thank you for hosting!

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: Oct. 6 Justin Cornelius, Kay McCulloch, Chris Wiedemann; Oct. 8 Gwyn Shear; Oct. 9 Dan Flurschutz; Oct. 12 Jessica Helms.

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: Oct. 10 Barry & Shelly Dunne; Brett & Chris Gallmann; Oct. 12 Mike & Kay McCulloch.

We Thank the 96 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. September offerings received: $14,410.06; September offerings needed for budget: $16,711.50. Year to date offerings received: $119,106.25; Year to date offerings needed for budget: $134,970.33.

Those Who Serve Today, October 6, 2013:
Minister: Robert Morris.
Organist: Carole Aldrich.
Ushers: Youth.
Altar Assistant: Alice Stevens.
Altar Guild: Gladys Murphy, Reita Lynch.
Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
Lay Reader: Rich Shear.
Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.

Assignments For Next Sunday, October 13, 2013:
Ushers: Youth.
Altar Assistant: Alice Stevens.
Altar Guild: Gladys Murphy, Reita Lynch.
Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Jada White.
Lay Reader: Marge Vossler.

Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, October 13, 2013:
Ruth 1:1-19A.
2 Timothy 2:1-13.
Luke 17:11-19.

Monday, September 30, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, September 29, 2013

Hands And Harvest Craft Sale Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. 

Today Is Our Potluck Coffee Hour. Thanks to everyone who brought something to share! 

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: Sept. 29 Gary Havens II, Ann Weinhauer, Sept. 30 Julia Wesche; Oct. 1 Albert Vossler, Oct. 2 Tim Taylor; Oct. 3 Jackie Sweet. 

Celebrating Anniversaries Today And This Coming Week: Sept. 29 Bill & Ann Weinhauer; Oct. 2 Ben & Judy Cornelius. 

We Thank the 93 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • August offerings received: $12,286.40.
  • August offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $104,696.19.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $118,258.83.
Those Who Serve Today, September 29, 2013:
  • Minister: Robert Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Fred & Sally Dannheim.
  • Lay Reader: Barb Delity.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, October 6, 2013:
  • Ushers: Youth.
  • Altar Assistant: Alice Stevens.
  • Altar Guild: Gladys Murphy, Reita Lynch.
  • Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
  • Lay Reader: Rich Shear.
Scripture Readings: 
  • Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4.
  • 2 Timothy 1:1-14.
  • Luke 17:1-10.

Monday, September 23, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, September 22, 2013

Hands And Harvest Craft Sale Saturday, Oct. 5, 10Am-3Pm. 

The Flowers Today are given to the Glory of God by Dee & Rocket Roeske in celebration of their 24th Wedding Anniversary.

Today Is Our Potluck Coffee Hour. Thanks to everyone who brought something to share! 

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: Sept. 23 Patrick Lynch, Marilyn Osgood; Sept. 27 Jodi Austin. 

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: Sept. 28 Howard & Linda White. 

We Thank the 108 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • August offerings received: $12,286.40.
  • August offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $104,696.19
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $118,258.83.
Those Who Serve Today, September 22, 2013:
  • Minister: Robert Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
  • Lay Reader: Jane White.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, September 29, 2013:
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Fred & Sally Dannheim.
  • Lay Reader: Barb Delity.
Scripture Reading For Next Sunday, September 29, 2013s: 
  • Daniel 10:10-14; 12:1-3.
  • Revelation 12:7-12.
  • Matthew 18:1-11.

Monday, September 16, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, September 15, 2013

Sacred Acts – Baptism: Last Saturday, September 7 during the evening worship service, Emma Kathrine Hunt, daughter of Andrew Hunt and Laura Link was baptized with water and God’s Word. Through Emma’s baptism, God washed away her sin, planted the seed of faith in Jesus as her Savior, and declared to all, “This is my daughter who I dearly love.” Emma’s Godparents are Brian Link and Kayla Vossler. We definitely thank and praise God that through Emma’s baptism He has adopted her as His child. We also pray that as she grows as a child, her parents will bring her up in the Lord and that throughout her entire earthly life she will faithfully hear, read, and study God’s Word, remember her baptism, and partake of the Lord’s Supper so that her faith in Jesus will continually grow and she will be empowered to remain faithful to Him all the days of her life and inherit eternal life. 

Hands And Harvest Craft Sale Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge. DONATIONS MUST BE BROUGHT BY SUNDAY, SEPT. 15. 

Reaching Rural America For Christ: Our congregation will be hosting a LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Workshop on Saturday, September 28 from 8 to 3 here at our church. Many of our congregations are concerned about shrinking membership and fewer children and families in worship. There is no “one size fits all” solution. However through this event, congregational leaders will be encouraged as they see new opportunities for engaging their communities and filled with hope for the future. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is NO cost for members of our congregation to attend. Pre-registration is required and must be done by SEPT. 20. A signup sheet will be available in the lounge on the table. 

Sauerkraut Supper Organizational Meeting Wednesday, September 18 at 7PM. Please come and help plan for a successful Election Day Dinner! Thanks! 

The Flowers Today are given to the glory of God by Dave & Jane Pinney in celebration of their 50th Wedding Anniversary. 

Coffee Hour Hosts Today are Dee & Rocket Roeske. Thank you for hosting! 

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: Sept. 17 Aaron Helms; Sept. 19 Roger Mallory, Alice Stevens, Patricia Taylor; Sept. 21 Matthew Cornelius, Kate Lamberson. 

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: Sept. 16 Brad & Anne Ball, Randy & Deirdre Roeske; Sept. 18 Gary & Julie Shaver. 

We Thank the 105 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • August offerings received: $12,286.40.
  • August offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $104,696.19.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $118,258.83.
Those Who Serve Today, September 15, 2013:
  • Minister: Robert Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
  • Lay Reader: Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, September 22, 2013:
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
  • Lay Reader: Karalee Morris.
Readings For Next Sunday, September 22, 2013: 
  • Amos 8:4-7.
  • 1 Timothy 2:1-15.
  • Luke 16:1-15.


Monday, September 9, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, September 8, 2013

Hands And Harvest Craft Sale Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge. DONATIONS MUST BE BROUGHT BY SUNDAY, SEPT. 15. 

Reaching Rural America For Christ: Our congregation will be hosting a LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Workshop on Saturday, September 28 from 8 to 3 here at our church. Many of our congregations are concerned about shrinking membership and fewer children and families in worship. There is no “one size fits all” solution. However through this event, congregational leaders will be encouraged as they see new opportunities for engaging their communities and filled with hope for the future. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is NO cost for members of our congregation to attend. Pre-registration is required and must be done by SEPT. 20. A signup sheet will be available in the lounge on the table. 

Please Pray For The Following Missionaries: Sheba; Rachel Cassada; David and Vicki Riley; Charles and Cheryl Ferry; Philip Joseph; Michael Parris and any others that you may know. You may go to: www.lcms.org/missionaryorientation then click on “Missionary Blog Directory” for a more complete listing.

Coffee Hour Hosts Today are Pastor & Karalee Morris. Thank you for hosting! 

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: Sept. 10 Cathy Farwell, Jackie Harris; Sept. 11 Robert Broughton; Sept. 12 Judson Scutt; Sept. 13 Barbara Delity, Kelly Vossler. 

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: Sept. 11 Randy & Deb Moll; Sept. 13 Mike & Kate Lamberson; Sept. 14 Dave & Jane Pinney, Bob & Mary Lou Willetts. 

We Thank the 81 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend.
  • August offerings received: $12,286.40; 
  • August offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $104,696.19; 
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $118,258.83.
Those Who Serve Today, September 8, 2013:
  • Minister: Robert Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Shaina Patrick, Jada White.
  • Lay Reader: Lou Distrola.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, September 15, 2013:
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Carolyn Duttweiler, Mary Monroe.
  • Lay Reader: Rollie Duttweiler.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, September 15, 2013: 
  • Ezekiel 34:11-24.
  • 1 Timothy 1:12-17.
  • Luke 1:1-10.


Monday, September 2, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, September 1, 2013

Plans For This Year’S Hands And Harvest Craft Sale are underway. The date is Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge.

Reaching Rural America For Christ: Our congregation will be hosting a LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Workshop on Saturday, September 28 from 8 to 3 here at our church. Many of our congregations are concerned about shrinking membership and fewer children and families in worship. There is no “one size fits all” solution. However through this event, congregational leaders will be encouraged as they see new opportunities for engaging their communities and filled with hope for the future. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is NO cost for members of our congregation to attend. Pre-registration is required. A signup sheet will be available in the lounge on the table. 

Please Pray For The Following Missionaries: Sheba; Rachel Cassada; David and Vicki Riley; Charles and Cheryl Ferry; Philip Joseph; Michael Parris and any others that you may know. You may go to: www.lcms.org/missionaryorientation then click on “Missionary Blog Directory” for a more complete listing.

The Flowers Today are given to the Glory of God by Larry & Marge Vossler in celebration of their 55th Wedding Anniversary.

Coffee Hour Hostesses Today are Barb Delity and Senta Streeter. Thank you for hosting!

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: Sept. 1 Betty Wood; Sept. 2 Carol Fanton, Ed Flurschutz; Sept. 3 Ed Fahs, Chris Gallmann; Sept. 5 Bernie Gridley, Julianna Patrick; Sept. 6 Ruth Meacham-Mcgraw.

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: Sept. 4 Chuck & Jane White; Sept. 7 Arnold & Linda Hurd.

We Thank the 79 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • August offerings received: $12,286.40.
  • August offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $104,696.19.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $118,258.83.
Those Who Serve Today, September 1, 2013:
  • Worship Leader: Betty Wood.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
  • Lay Reader: Peter Carlin.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, September 8, 2013:
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Shaina Patrick, Jada White.
  • Lay Reader: Lou Distrola.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, September 8, 2013: 
  • Deuteronomy 30:15-20.
  • Philippians 1-21.
  • Luke 14:25-35.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, August 25, 2013

Plans For This Year’S Hands And Harvest Craft Sale are underway. The date is Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge.

Reaching Rural America For Christ: Our congregation will be hosting a LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Workshop on Saturday, September 28 from 8 to 3 here at our church. Many of our congregations are concerned about shrinking membership and fewer children and families in worship. There is no “one size fits all” solution. However through this event, congregational leaders will be encouraged as they see new opportunities for engaging their communities and filled with hope for the future. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is NO cost for members of our congregation to attend. Pre-registration is required. A signup sheet will be available in the lounge on the table. 

In the late 70’s Trinity sponsored a Laotian family of six to come to Wellsville. Many people in the congregation including my mother Joan Collins, were instrumental in the resettlement. Bounmey Sengdara was the father, a very work oriented man. Bounmey passed away after a long illness on Aug. 3, 2013. Blessings to his family & friends. – Debbie Gerdes. 

The Flowers Today are given to the Glory of God by Richard & Ruth Kling in celebration of their 56th Wedding Anniversary.

Today Is Our Potluck Coffee Hour. Thanks to everyone who brought something to share! 

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: Aug. 25 Jimmy Joyce; Aug. 26 Gladys Murphy, Dan Vossler; Aug. 27 Brandi Dice, Bruce Hand; Aug. 30 Anna Outman.

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: Aug. 30 Richard & Ruth Kling; Larry & Marge Vossler.

We Thank the 98 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • July offerings received: $10,862.97.
  • July offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $92,409.79.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $104,889.63.
Those Who Serve Today, August 25, 2013:
  • Deacon: Gary Shaver.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Fred & Sally Dannheim, Shelly Dunne.
  • Altar Assistant: Kay Mcculloch.
  • Altar Guild: June Helmer, Kristen Kruger, Debbie Vossler.
  • Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
  • Lay Reader: Ruth Meacham.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, September 1, 2013:
  • Ushers: Lou Distrola, Glen & Kristen Kruger.
  • Altar Assistant: Peter Carlin.
  • Altar Guild: Carol Barnes, Gary & Laurie Sagerman.
  • Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
  • Lay Reader: Peter Carlin.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, September 1, 2013: 
  • Proverbs 25:2-10.
  • Hebrews 13:1-17.
  • Luke 14:1-14.


Monday, August 19, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, August 18, 2013

Thanks To All The Staff Who Helped Make Our VBS A Great Success!

Coffee Hour Hosts Are Needed for Sunday, Sept. 15. 

St. Paul’S Lutheran Church Annual Mission Fest (County Road 15-Angelica, NY) August 25, 11 a.m.; Speaker: Ike Conner, President of Hornell Gideon Camp. Free Luncheon after service. All are welcome.

Plans For This Year’S Hands And Harvest Craft Sale are underway. The date is Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge.

Reaching Rural America For Christ: Our congregation will be hosting a LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Workshop on Saturday, September 28 from 8 to 3 here at our church. Many of our congregations are concerned about shrinking membership and fewer children and families in worship. There is no “one size fits all” solution. However through this event, congregational leaders will be encouraged as they see new opportunities for engaging their communities and filled with hope for the future. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is NO cost for members of our congregation to attend. Pre-registration is required. A signup sheet will be available in the lounge on the table. 

Coffee Hour Hosts Today are The Duttweilers and Gallmanns. Thank you for hosting! 

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: Aug. 18 Laura Link; Aug. 23 Lauren Bledsoe, Jim Helms. 

Celebrating Anniversaries Today And This Coming Week: Aug. 18 Carl & Marilyn Osgood; Aug. 20 Brad & Tracy White; Aug. 22 Gary & Nancy Link; Aug. 23 Carl & Arlene Leave.

We Thank the 95 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • July offerings received: $10,862.97.
  • July offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $92,409.79.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $104,889.63.
Those Who Serve Today, August 18, 2013:
  • Minister: Pastor Morris.
  • Pianist: Emily Gilfert.
  • Ushers: Fred & Sally Dannheim, Shelly Dunne.
  • Altar Assistant: Kay Mcculloch.
  • Altar Guild: June Helmer, Kristen Kruger, Debbie Vossler.
  • Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
  • Lay Reader: Marge Vossler.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, August 25, 2013:
  • Ushers: Fred & Sally Dannheim, Shelly Dunne.
  • Altar Assistant: Kay Mcculloch.
  • Altar Guild: June Helmer, Kristen Kruger, Debbie Vossler.
  • Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
  • Lay Reader: Ruth Meacham.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, August 25, 2013: 
  • Isaiah 66:18-23.
  • Hebrews 12:-24.
  • Luke 13:22-30.

Monday, August 12, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, August 11, 2013

Please Check The Coffee Hour Chart To See If Hosts Are Needed! Thanks!

Plans For This Year’S Hands And Harvest Craft Sale are underway. The date is Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge.

Reaching Rural America For Christ: Our congregation will be hosting a LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Workshop on Saturday, September 28 from 8 to 3 here at our church. Many of our congregations are concerned about shrinking membership and fewer children and families in worship. There is no “one size fits all” solution. However through this event, congregational leaders will be encouraged as they see new opportunities for engaging their communities and filled with hope for the future. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is NO cost for members of our congregation to attend. Pre-registration is required. A signup sheet will be available in the lounge on the table.

Thank you to everyone who worked at the Allegany County Fair Booth. Sermon CD’s, Children’s Parables CD’s, pamphlets, VBS registrations, and other goodies were handed out. A special thank you to Nicole Wesche for designing and decorating the booth.

A special benefit for Compassion Clement Mission. Hope Lutheran Church at 1301 Vintage Lane, Rochester will be presenting an original musical theatre revue “ONCE UPON AN ADVENTURE” on Friday and Saturday August 16, and 17th at 7:00 pm. A free-will offering will benefit Sheba and the children. For more information go to www.sharethehope.org.

Coffee Hour Hostess Today is Marsha Sick. Thank you for hosting!

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: Aug. 12 Tyler Scutt; Aug 15 Michelle Boissenin; Aug. 16 Amanda Bledsoe, Sally Dannheim.

We Thank the members and friends who attended Worship last weekend.
  • July offerings received: $10,862.97.
  • July offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20.
  • Year to date offerings received: $92,409.79.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $104,889.63.
Those Who Serve Today, August 11, 2013:
  • Minister: Pastor Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Fred & Sally Dannheim, Shelly Dunne.
  • Altar Assistant: Kay Mcculloch.
  • Altar Guild: June Helmer, Kristen Kruger, Debbie Vossler.
  • Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Shaina Patrick, Jada White.
  • Lay Reader: Larry Gerdes.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, August 18, 2013:
  • Ushers: Fred & Sally Dannheim, Shelly Dunne.
  • Altar Assistant: Kay Mcculloch.
  • Altar Guild: June Helmer, Kristen Kruger, Debbie Vossler.
  • Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
  • Lay Reader: Marge Vossler.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, August 18, 2013:
  • Jeremiah 23:16-29.
  • Hebrews 11:17-31.
  • Luke 12:49-53.

Monday, August 5, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday August 4, 2013

VBS is just around the corner. It begins Monday, August 12 and ends on Friday, August 16. In order to be prepared for the start of VBS, your help is desperately needed for the following:
  1. People to lend us artificial Christmas trees. (It is ok to bring in trees with lights on them. However, please no other decorations.) You are asked to put your name on the bottom of the tree so we can return it to you after VBS.
  2. Monetary donations to help cover the expenses of the light supper, snacks, and juice that we serve to each child every night. You may place your donation in the can which is labeled on the table in the church lounge.
  3. Spread the word about our VBS to the children in your neighborhood. Invite them to attend.
  4. Last, but certainly not least, Pray for God’s Spirit to give us guidance, wisdom, and the words to teach the Gospel clearly. Also ask that His word will bear fruit. 
COFFEE HOUR HOSTS ARE NEEDED FOR AUG. 18 & SEPT. 15!

Plans For This Year’S Hands And Harvest Craft Sale are underway. The date is Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge.

Reaching Rural America For Christ: Our congregation will be hosting a LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Workshop on Saturday, September 28 from 8 to 3 here at our church. Many of our congregations are concerned about shrinking membership and fewer children and families in worship. There is no “one size fits all” solution. However through this event, congregational leaders will be encouraged as they see new opportunities for engaging their communities and filled with hope for the future. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is NO cost for members of our congregation to attend. Pre-registration is required. A signup sheet will be available in the lounge on the table.

Thank you to everyone who worked at the Allegany County Fair Booth. Sermon CD’s, Children’s Parables CD’s, pamphlets, VBS registrations, and other goodies were handed out. A special thank you to Nicole Wesche for designing and decorating the booth.

A special benefit for Compassion Clement Mission. Hope Lutheran Church at 1301 Vintage Lane, Rochester will be presenting an original musical theatre revue “ONCE UPON AN ADVENTURE” on Friday and Saturday August 16, and 17th at 7:00 pm. A free-will offering will benefit Sheba and the children. For more information go to www.sharethehope.org.

The Flowers Today are given to the Glory of God by Bruce & Vickie Hand in celebration of their 35th Wedding Anniversary.

Coffee Hour Hostesses Today are Carole Aldrich & Janet Vargo. Thank you for hosting!

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: Aug. 4 James Helms, Jr.; Aug 6 Mary Lou Willetts; Aug. 8 Don Stevens.

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: Aug. 5 Bruce & Vickie Hand; Pastor & Karalee Morris; Aug. 7 Max & Mary Eldridge; Aug. 10 Steve & Sue Hand.

We Thank the 113 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend.
  • July offerings received: $10,862.97.
  • July offerings needed for budget: $13,369.20. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $92,409.79.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $104,889.63.
Those Who Serve Today, August 4, 2013:
  • Minister: Pastor Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Fred & Sally Dannheim, Shelly Dunne.
  • Altar Assistant: Kay Mcculloch.
  • Altar Guild: June Helmer, Kristen Kruger, Debbie Vossler.
  • Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
  • Lay Reader: Rich Shear.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, August 11, 2013:
  • Ushers: Fred & Sally Dannheim, Shelly Dunne.
  • Altar Assistant: Kay Mcculloch.
  • Altar Guild: June Helmer, Kristen Kruger, Debbie Vossler.
  • Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Shaina Patrick, Jada White.
  • Lay Reader: Larry Gerdes.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, August 11, 2013:
  • Genesis 15:1-6.
  • Hebrews 11:1-16.
  • Luke 12:22-34.

Monday, July 29, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, July 28, 2013

Sacred Acts – Baptism: This morning through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism God will declare Paul Joseph Lamberson, son of Michael and Kathleen (Vossler) Lamberson, as His very own child whom He dearly loves. Paul’s Godparents are Scott and Kelly Vossler. We praise God for the washing away of sin and the planting of the seed of faith in Christ that He works through the water and the Word of Holy Baptism. We pray that as Paul grows in years, he will be brought up in the Lord and remain in fellowship with Christ’s Church all the days of his life so that he will mature and remains steadfast in the faith that Jesus is the Savior and inherit eternal life in heaven.

Plans For This Year’S Hands And Harvest Craft Sale are underway. The date is Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge.

Today Is Our Potluck Coffee Hour. Thanks to everyone who brought something to share!

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: July 29 Harper Joyce; July 31 Gabriella Helms, Emma Miles; Aug. 1 Meredith Dunne, Alexa & Lindsay Stuck; Aug. 3 Tom Hand. 

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: July 29 Charles & Kelly Miles; July 30 Kelly & Mary Monroe. 

We Thank the 102 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • June offerings received: $15,480.56.
  • June offerings needed for budget: $16,711.50. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $81,546.82.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $91,520.43.
Those Who Serve Today, July 28, 2013:
  • Minister: Pastor Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Andy Crawford, Barry Dunne, Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Altar Assistant: Chuck White.
  • Altar Guild: Cathy Farwell, Leilani Mariotti.
  • Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
  • Lay Reader: Linda Gridley.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, August 4, 2013:
  • Ushers: Fred & Sally Dannheim, Shelly Dunne.
  • Altar Assistant: Kay Mcculloch.
  • Altar Guild: June Helmer, Kristen Kruger, Debbie Vossler.
  • Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
  • Lay Reader: Rich Shear.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, August 4, 2013: 
  • Eccl. 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-26.
  • Col. 3:1-11.
  • Luke 12:13-21.

Monday, July 22, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, July 21, 2013

VBS Organizational Meeting will be held today following worship. All volunteers are asked to attend. 

Vacation Bible School theme this year is “Tell It on the Mountain” and runs from Aug. 12-16 from 5:30-8pm. Volunteers are needed, please help! 

Coffee Hour Hosts Are Needed For The Following Dates: Aug. 18 and Sept. 15. 

Plans For This Year’S Hands And Harvest Craft Sale are underway. The date is Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge.

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: July 21 Christina Wightman; July 24 Pete Farwell; July 25 Kristen Kruger; July 26 Bill Fahs; July 27 Pam Duttweiler.

Celebrating An Anniversary This Coming Week: July 24 Marv & Betty Wood.

We Thank the 102 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • June offerings received: $15,480.56.
  • June offerings needed for budget: $16,711.50. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $81,546.82.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $91,520.43.
Those Who Serve Today, July 21, 2013:
  • Minister: Pastor Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Andy Crawford, Barry Dunne, Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Altar Assistant: Chuck White.
  • Altar Guild: Cathy Farwell, Leilani Mariotti.
  • Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
  • Lay Reader: Barb Delity.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, July 28, 2013:
  • Ushers: Andy Crawford, Barry Dunne, Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Altar Assistant: Chuck White.
  • Altar Guild: Cathy Farwell, Leilani Mariotti.
  • Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
  • Lay Reader: Rich Shear.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, July 28, 2013: 
  • Genesis 18:20-33.
  • Colossians 2:6-15.
  • Luke 11:1-13.

Monday, July 15, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, July 14, 2013

Blood Pressure Clinic will be held today following worship for those who would like to have their blood pressure checked. 

Vacation Bible School theme this year is “Tell It on the Mountain” and runs from Aug. 12-16 from 5:30-8pm. Volunteers are needed, please help! 

VBS Organizational Meeting will be held on Sunday, July 21 following worship. All volunteers are asked to attend. 

Coffee Hour Hosts Are Needed For The Following Dates: Aug. 18; Sept. 1 & 15. 

Plans For This Year’S Hands And Harvest Craft Sale are underway. The date is Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am-3pm. Please spread the word to any handcrafters you may know. Tables are available for $15 each. Please contact Karalee at 593-9032 for more info. Once again, we ask everyone to bring in any items that need “re-gifting” which can be used for our Chinese Auction. Also, any medium to large-sized baskets would be welcomed. Items/baskets can be placed under the tables along the office wall in the lounge.

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: July 14 Carol Wagoner; July 17 Eleanor Wesche; July 18 Reita Lynch; July 19 Brad Cornelius, Dan Graham, Zachary Merrick. 

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: July 18 Tom & Judy Brainard. 

We Thank the 99 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • June offerings received: $15,480.56.
  • June offerings needed for budget: $16,711.50. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $81,546.82.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $91,520.43.
Those Who Serve Today, July 14, 2013:
  • Minister: Pastor Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Andy Crawford, Barry Dunne, Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Altar Assistant: Chuck White.
  • Altar Guild: Cathy Farwell, Leilani Mariotti.
  • Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Shaina Patrick, Jada White.
  • Lay Reader: Karalee Morris.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, July 21, 2013:
  • Ushers: Andy Crawford, Barry Dunne, Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Altar Assistant: Chuck White.
  • Altar Guild: Cathy Farwell, Leilani Mariotti.
  • Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
  • Lay Reader: Barb Delity.
Scripture Readings Next Sunday, July 21, 2013: 
  • Genesis 18:1-10A.
  • Colossians 1:21-29.
  • Luke 10:38-42.


Monday, July 8, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, July 7, 2013

Fair Booth - Please consider “manning” the Allegany County Fair Booth during the week of July 15th- 20th. You will receive a free admission ticket to the Fair. Sign-up sheet in on the table in the lounge. Any questions speak to Betty Wood. Thank you! 

Vacation Bible School theme this year is “Tell It on the Mountain” and runs from Aug. 12-16 from 5:30-8pm. Volunteers are needed, please sign-up on the sheet in the lounge. Registration forms are also located on the table to sign up children from age 3 to Grade 6. Please return completed forms to the church office. Thank you! 

VBS Organizational Meeting will be held on Sunday, July 21 following worship. All volunteers are asked to attend. 

Coffee Hour Hosts Are Needed For The Following Dates: July 14; Aug. 18; Sept. 1 & 15. 

The Flowers Today are given to the Glory of God by Linda Leave in memory of her husband Van Spitzer.

Coffee Hour Hostesses Today are Alice Stevens & Diane Vossler. Thank you for hosting! 

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: July 7 Andrea Warriner-Patrick; July 8 Nikki Helmer, Rich Shear; July 9 Steve Hand; July 10 Allison Culburson; July 13 Joanna Schmitt. 

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: July 9 Ben & Marilyn Cornelius, John & Janet Vargo; July 12 Duane & Dot Cornish. 

We Thank the 94 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • June offerings received: $15,480.56.
  • June offerings needed for budget: $16,711.50. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $81,546.82.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $91,520.43.
Those Who Serve Today, July 7, 2013:
  • Minister: Pastor Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Andy Crawford, Barry Dunne, Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Altar Assistant: Chuck White.
  • Altar Guild: Cathy Farwell, Leilani Mariotti.
  • Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
  • Lay Reader: Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, July 14, 2013:
  • Ushers: Andy Crawford, Barry Dunne, Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Altar Assistant: Chuck White.
  • Altar Guild: Cathy Farwell, Leilani Mariotti.
  • Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Shaina Patrick, Jada White.
  • Lay Reader: Karalee Morris.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, July 14, 2013: 
  • Leviticus 19:9-18.
  • Colossians 1:1-14.
  • Luke 10:25-37.

Monday, July 1, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, June 30, 2013

Fair Booth Please consider “manning” the Allegany County Fair Booth during the week of July 15th- 20th. You will receive a free admission ticket to the Fair. Sign up sheet in on the table in the lounge. Any questions speak to Betty Wood. Thank you! 

Vacation Bible School theme this year is “Tell It on the Mountain” and runs from Aug. 12-16 from 5:30-8pm. Volunteers are needed . . . please sign-up on the sheet in the lounge. Registration forms are also located on the table to sign up children from age 3 to Grade 6. Please return completed forms to the church office. Thank you! 

Coffee Hour Hosts Are Needed For The Following Dates: July 14; Aug. 11 & 18; Sept. 1 & 15. Thanks to those who have already signed up! 

Bible Bbq Will Not Meet July 3. Bible BBQ will resume on July 10.

The Flowers Today are given to the Glory of God by Paul & Deborah Vossler in celebration of their 42nd Wedding Anniversary. 

Today Is Our Potluck Coffee Hour! Thanks to those who brought something to share! 

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: June 30 Olivia Hanks; July 2 Linda Hurd; July 4 Jennifer Patrick; July 5 Pastor Morris; July 6 Shelly Dunne, Dena Helms.

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: July 1 Dave & Jackie Sweet; July 3 Terry & Reita Lynch, Paul & Deb Vossler; July 4 Fred & Sally Dannheim; July 5 Richard & Gladys Murphy; July 6 Darren & Carol Fanton. 

We Thank the 102 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • May offerings received: $12,497.25.
  • May offerings needed for budget: $14,249.32. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $66,066.26.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $74,808.93.
Those Who Serve Today, June 30, 2013:
  • Worship Leader: Gary Shaver.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Fred & Sally Dannheim.
  • Lay Reader: Larry Gerdes.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, July 7, 2013:
  • Ushers: Andy Crawford, Barry Dunne, Rollie Duttweiler.
  • Altar Assistant: Chuck White.
  • Altar Guild: Cathy Farwell, Leilani Mariotti.
  • Acolytes: Barry Dunne, Shelly Dunne.
  • Lay Reader: Rollie Duttweiler.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, July 7, 2013: 
  • Isaiah 66:10-14.
  • Galatians 6:1-10, 14-18.
  • Luke 10:1-20.

Monday, June 24, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, June 23, 2013

Summer Has Arrived (at least I think it has) Please consider “manning” the Allegany County Fair Booth during the week of July 15th- 20th. Please write your name in the boxes to indicate when you would be available to be there. You can sign up for as much time as you would like. You will receive a free admission ticket to the Fair. Thank you representing our church and witnessing for our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. If you have any questions, please contact me – Betty Wood. 

Congratulation To Our Graduates!
  • Wellsville High School: Linden Miles & Alexis White
  • College Graduates: Kassandrea Heller (Cananadaqua Community College - granddaughter of Larry & Deb Gerdes); Kara Gallmann (Nazareth College – BS in Health Sciences); Zack Martin (Nazareth College – BA in History); Kayla Vossler (SUNY Fredonia – BA in Psychology). 
Today And Next Sunday Is Our Potluck Coffee Hour! Thanks to those who brought something to share! 

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: June 24 David Helmer, Sr.; June 26 June Helmer; June 28 Andrea Vossler; June 29 Haleigh Golish. 

Celebrating Anniversaries This Coming Week: June 27 Al & Ginny Vossler; June 28 Scott & Jennifer Patrick; June 29 Pete & Cathy Farwell. 

We Thank the 107 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • May offerings received: $12,497.25.
  • May offerings needed for budget: $14,249.32. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $66,066.26.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $74,808.93.
Those Who Serve Today, June 23, 2013:
  • Minister: Robert Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
  • Lay Reader: Lou Distrola.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, June 30, 2013:
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Fred & Sally Dannheim.
  • Lay Reader: Larry Gerdes.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, June 30, 2013: 
  • 1 Kgings 19:9B-21.
  • Galatians 5:1, 13-25.
  • Luke 9:51-62.

Monday, June 17, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, June 16, 2013

Summer Has Arrived (at least I think it has) Please consider “manning” the Allegany County Fair Booth during the week of July 15th- 20th. Please write your name in the boxes to indicate when you would be available to be there. You can sign up for as much time as you would like. You will receive a free admission ticket to the Fair. Thank you representing our church and witnessing for our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. If you have any questions, please contact me – Betty Wood. 

You Are Cordially Invited To Attend The Ordination Fo The Rev. Christopher Vossler: Chris Vossler, Son of Pastor Richard and Lyn Vossler and grandson of Larry and Marge Vossler, graduated this past May from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He has been called to serve as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, McFarland, KS. Chris will be ordained into the Office of the Holy Ministry of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod at a special worship service beginning at 3:00 PM at Grace Lutheran Church, Livingston, NJ on Sunday, June 23. The ordination will be conducted by the President of the New Jersey District, the Rev. Dr. Anthony Steinbronn. Following the service there will be a reception for Chris and his wife Amy. Everyone here at Trinity is invited to sttend. (For those who do not know, Chris’ father Rick is a son of this congregation.) If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by Monday, June 17 by calling Grace Luthern at 973-992-0145 or by email at glcpastor@verizon.net. A congratulatory letter will be sent to Chris. (FYI – Chris will be installed as pastor of Trinity, McFarland on Sunday, August 4. 

Coffee Hour Hostesses Today are Alice Stevens & Diane Vossler.

Reminder: June 23 & June 30 Will Be Our Potluck Coffee Hour! Please bring something to share! 

Celebrating Birthdays Today And This Coming Week: June 16 Gladys Sweet; June 18 Carina Kling, Lauren Lynch; June 19 Tim Hand, Brooke Nicholas; June 22 Jada White.

Celebrating Anniversaries Today And This Coming Week: June 16 Claire & Merie Coyle; June 18 Barry & Linda Gridley; June 20 Mark & Chris Wiedemann. 

We Thank the 107 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend. 
  • May offerings received: $12,497.25.
  • May offerings needed for budget: $14,249.32. 
  • Year to date offerings received: $66,066.26.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $74,808.93.
Those Who Serve Today, June 16, 2013:
  • Minister: Robert Morris.
  • Organist: Carol English.
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
  • Lay Reader: Pete Carlin.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
 Assignments For Next Sunday, June 23, 2013:
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Aidan Patrick, Natalie Taylor.
  • Lay Reader: Lou Distrola.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, June 23, 2013: 
  • Isaiah 65:1-9.
  • Galatians 3:23-4:7.
  • Luke 8:26-39.


Monday, June 10, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, June 9, 2013

Food For The Poor: Since the inception of Food for the Poor, it has grown to be the first-largest international relief organization in th eU.S. according to the Chronicle of Philanthrapy. Since it’s beginning it has provided over 8.3 billion dollars to help the destitute around the world. Along with feeding hundreds of thousands of individuals daily, FFP has drilled countless water wells so that people could have clean drinking water, provided life saving medical care, education to children that will enable them to break free from the cycle of poverty that has haunted their families for generations, built more than 78,000 homes so that families can finally have shelter from the elements, and even establish enterprises that are now profitable and the skills to work in those enterprises so that individuals and families will actually have the finances to live on their own. Pastor Gerald Kovac of St. Louis, MO will share the story of this Christian ministry this morning in his message entitled, “Letting the Son Shine Through”. He will also give us the opportunity to participate in this ministry through a special offering. We warmly welcome Pastor Kovac today.

You Are Cordially Invited To Attend The Ordination Fo The Rev. Christopher Vossler: Chris Vossler, Son of Pastor Richard and Lyn Vossler and grandson of Larry and Marge Vossler, graduated this past May from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He has been called to serve as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, McFarland, KS. Chris will be ordained into the Office of the Holy Ministry of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod at a special worship service beginning at 3:00 PM at Grace Lutheran Church, Livingston, NJ on Sunday, June 23. The ordination will be conducted by the President of the New Jersey District, the Rev. Dr. Anthony Steinbronn. Following the service there will be a reception for Chris and his wife Amy. Everyone here at Trinity is invited to sttend. (For those who do not know, Chris’ father Rick is a son of this congregation.) If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by Monday, June 17 by calling Grace Luthern at 973-992-0145 or by email at glcpastor@verizon.net. A congratulatory letter will be sent to Chris. (FYI – Chris will be installed as pastor of Trinity, McFarland on Sunday, August 4. 

Men’s Club Chicken Bbq Tickets – See any Men’s Club member to puchase your tickets ($8.50 - takeout only)for their June 16 Chicken BBQ fundraiser.

Ladies Who Received Recent Letter asking to consider joining us at our meetings. The next Ladies Aid Meeting is Monday, June 17 at 7pm. Thank you!

Piano Recital – Carole Aldrich’s piano students will be giving a recital today at 2pm. All are welcome to attend! 

The Flowers Today are given to the Glory of God by Larry & Debbie Gerdes in celebration of their 26th Wedding Anniversary. 

Coffee Hour Host Today is Dave Pinney. Thank you for hosting! 

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: June 10 Dave Pinney; June 11 Courtney Klein; June 14 Larry Browning; June 15 Janice Vossler. 

Celebrating An Anniversary This Coming Week: June 13 Scott & Kelly Vossler.

We Thank the 132 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend.
  • May offerings received: $12,497.25.
  • May offerings needed for budget: $14,249.32.
  • Year to date offerings received: $66,066.26.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $74,808.93.
Those Who Serve Today, June 9, 2013:
  • Minister: Robert Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Shaina Patrick, Jada White.
  • Lay Reader: Ruth Meacham.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, June 16, 2013:
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Mary Monroe, Carolyn Duttweiler.
  • Lay Reader: Pete Carlin.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, June 16, 2013: 
  • 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-14.
  • Galatians 2:15-21; 3:10-14.
  • Luke 7:36-8:3.

Monday, June 3, 2013

News and Notes for Sunday, June 2, 2013

The Rite Of Confirmation: This morning, in the Rite of Confirmation, four of our congregation’s youth will publically confess their faith in the Lord God – who He is, what He has done, what He continues to do now, and what He will do in the future – as He revealed to us through His Word, the Holy Scriptures. The four youth and their individual confirmation verses are:
  • Bailey Dorothy Gallmann Bennett – St. Luke 11:28
  • Mackenzie Leigh Gallmann Bennett – St. John 8:12
  • Aidan Stewart Patrick – St. John 3:16
  • Jada Nicole White – Joshua 1:9
We praise God that through their study of His Word, the Holy Spirit has increased their knowledge of the Christian faith and life. Above all, we praise Him that the Spirit has strengthened their faith that they have been saved from sin, death, and the devil for God’s Son Jesus Christ by His death on the cross and resurrection from the grave defeated sin, death, and the devil for all who believe. It is our sincere prayer that they will faithfully attend worship; hear, read, study, and digest His Word; and partake of the Lord’s Supper for then, by the Spirit’s power, they can fight the good fight of faith, remain faithful to Christ all the days of their lives, and obtain everlasting life in heaven.

Genesee Valley Chorus concert today at 3pm.

Ladies Who Received Recent Letter asking to consider joining us at our meetings. The next Ladies Aid Meeting is Monday, June 17 at 7pm. Thank you!

Piano Recital – Carole Aldrich’s piano students will be giving a recital next Sunday, June 9 at 2pm. All are welcome to attend! 
The Flowers Today are given to the Glory of God by Senta Streeter in memory of her husband Alpheus and also in honor of today’s Confirmands. 

The Coffee Hour Today is being hosted by the Men’s Club in honor of today’s Confirmands. Thank you for hosting! 

Celebrating Birthdays This Coming Week: June 3 Carolanne Schmitt; June 4 Kristin Fahs; June 5 Alexis Merrick, Mary Monroe; June 7 Bob Willetts.
We Thank the 94 members and friends who attended Worship last weekend.
  • May offerings received: $12,497.25.
  • May offerings needed for budget: $14,249.32.
  • Year to date offerings received: $66,066.26.
  • Year to date offerings needed for budget: $74,808.93.
Those Who Serve Today, June 2, 2013:
  • Minister: Robert Morris.
  • Organist: Carole Aldrich.
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Barry & Shelly Dunne.
  • Lay Reader: Marge Vossler.
  • Counters: Ed & Lois Flurschutz, Kay Mcculloch.
Assignments For Next Sunday, June 9, 2013:
  • Ushers: Jim & Dena Helms, Marv Wood.
  • Altar Assistant: Dave Sweet.
  • Altar Guild: Janet Carlin, Janet Vargo.
  • Acolytes: Dave Pinney, Shaina Patrick, Jada White.
  • Lay Reader: Ruth Meacham.
Scripture Readings For Next Sunday, June 9, 2013: 
  • 1 Kings 17:17-24.
  • Galatians 1:11-24.
  • Luke 7:11-17.