Posts from April 2017

Posts from April 2017

Preaching Resurrection

If you haven’t noticed, a popular thematic or genre in fictional stories of our culture is the proverbial undead. Be it death-wielding werewolves, vampires, zombies, aliens, pandemics, etc, all these are a fictional way of denying death its last word and hoping that life will overcome death’s grip on us. Its appeal is to deny death its end of us. But while it tries to…

Items Needed for Discovery Middle School

Discovery Middle School is in need of some supplies for the families: please consider donating cooking oil, tortillas, dry pinto beans, rice, toilet paper, paper towels, laundry soap, and dish soap. All donations can be brought to the Narthex. If anyone has a refrigerator or freezer, please consider donating it to Discovery Middle School by contacting Sue Pechacek. Thank…

Vancouver Cluster Event

Women of the Church All Trinity Women are invited to the Spring Fort Vancouver Cluster Event. The event is held at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church (12513 SE Mill Plain Blvd.) on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Speaker will be Bishop Jaech. Registration at 9:30 am Brunch at 10:00 am. In Kind Offering: Free clinic/council for the homeless. Suggested Donation: Zip lock sandwich…

Happy Lunch Bunch News

The Senior Saints turning 90 years old in 2017 were honored at the February Happy Lunch Bunch. The honorees are Dale Osborn, Al Sundberg, Ken Ellertson and Phyllis and Jim Herendeen. Also present and pictured are current members honored as “Senior Saints”: Mildred Asplin, Marjorie Ellertson. Emma LaRose, Marcella Oberg, and Lavina Strain. We had a wonderful celebration…

April Trip for Fun

With Peggy Lansverk’s upcoming move, she has handed the reins over to a new group of volunteers eager to continue the monthly outings that so many enjoy. Trip for Fun planning committee members are: Mike & Diane Baylous, Linda Clark, Rick Holm, and Bette Tommerup. April Trip for Fun we will be going to Chuck’s Produce in Salmon Creek on Monday, April 17.…

Free Kids and Teens Clothing Event

Free Kids and Teens Clothing Event Saturday April 22, 2017 10 am – 2 pm We are in the process of advertising to the community around the church that they are invited to come and pick out clothes for their children and youth between 10 am and 2 pm on April 22nd. (Exchanges are welcome, as kids are always growing and changing. This is one way to spread generosity and…

Introducing… MERGE

Middle School Early Release Group Extreme A Free Middle School faith-based program to provide safe, fun, and engaging activities for teens in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. On Early Release Monday: April 10, April 24, May 8 From 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm We need help with this program—you get to hang out with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders! If the Spirit is tugging at your heart to…

Master of Science in Church Management

Master of Science in Church Management Management Skills for More Effective Ministry Join the Center for the Study of Church Management at Villanova School of Business for an educational experience that will transform the way you lead and serve the church in an increasingly complex world. The Master of Science in Church Management is an innovative, two-year graduate…

Opportunities to Help Kids

Like Helping Kids? Here are Some Opportunities: Join the Trinity team that meets monthly during the school year with Lincoln Elementary School staff to discuss, plan and carry out activities consistent with the Partnership’s Mission Statement. Contact Jack Johnson 360.823.9268.  Help at Discovery Middle School. Contact Sue Pechacek 360.909.3046. Help distribute lunches to…

Estate Planning Seminar

Foundation to Offer Estate Planning Seminar: If you have assets, then you have an estate. As long as you are healthy, you can manage your own affairs. But who will carry out your wishes when you are unable to do so yourself? Will the appropriate people know what your desires are? Your Vancouver Trinity Lutheran Foundation has scheduled a free Estate Planning Seminar to…