Deacon Joanne Martin Preaching Today

Thank you to our Synodical Deacon, Joanne Martin, who will be bringing us the gospel message this morning. May the Holy Spirit speak to us through her this morning.

 Honduras Mission Team

Our Honduras Mission Team left yesterday for Tegucigalpa, Honduras and will be returning on March 2nd. This year’s team members are Duane Tyson, Barbara Wittwer, Ruth Johnson, Marie Giddens, Cheryl Virta, Chelsea Virta-Steel, Rusty White, and Lou and Bonnie Kerekgyarto. Please keep them and the entire team in your prayers during their traveling and Honduras stay. Thank you for your support of the team.

 From this Foundation Our Ministry Grows Update

As of February 20th we have now exceeded our goal of $400,000.00 in pledges and contributions to the From this Foundation Our Ministry Grows with $400,975.00 committed!

 Children’s Donations for Capital Campaign

Thank you to Trinity’s children for their donations totaling $608.00 from the piggy banks and Bean Soup Starters sold to date. There are additional piggy banks in the narthex so once you fill it up return it for another.

Trinity’s Lunch Bunch will meet Tuesday, February 26th at 11:30 at Crabby Ben’s Seafood Restaurant, 6219 San Juan Avenue, Jacksonville, FL  32210, 781-2013. Call Kim Bloomer the Monday before the lunch if you need a ride. Next month’s dining destination is Joseph’s Pizza Restaurant.

Youth Group

Trinity’s Youth Group will meet at 6:00pm on Tuesday, February 26th at the church. Sam Bridges will be leading the meeting. All high school age kids are invited to join the group.

 Ash Wednesday – March 6th

Ash Wednesday worship with Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion will be on Wednesday, March 6th at 6:45pm after a simple soup and salad meal which begins at 5:30pm and is served continuously until 6:15pm. Sign up for the meal on the list in the Hall of Memories to help our church hostess, Rae Ettmyer, plan. A freewill donation will be accepted for the meal.

 Thrivent Financial new location

Daniel Johnson, Thrivent Financial representative has moved to a new office and would like to give you a tour on Friday, March 1st from 3:00 – 7:00 at new location, 4887 Belfort Rd., Suite 109, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. RSVP to Jennifer Johnson at 904-559-8171 by February 25th.

 Congregational Meeting

A Congregational Meeting has been scheduled for Sunday, March 10th .The purpose of the meeting is the adoption of amendments and revisions to the Constitution of Trinity Lutheran Church. The meeting will follow a single worship at 10:00am.

Copies of the existing constitution and the proposed constitution with the amendments and revisions (shaded areas) are available in the narthex. You may also request an electronic copy through the church office by email.

Broken any New Year’s Resolutions yet?

Here’s one you will find easy to keep!

The New Adult Sunday School Class resumes this morning with stimulating discussion and loving fellowship. Coffee and refreshments start at 9:15. Discussion is from 9:30-10:30. There are a few seats left! Come by and see.


Takeaway Bible Study resumes in the Hall of Memories this morning with Casey and Cheryl Virta-Steel leading. Next week’s leader is Rusty White.

Teachers Needed

Shepherd of the Woods School is looking for teachers who have a BA – In Education; preferably in Elementary Ed or Special Ed. Differentiating instruction experience and working with students with special needs are preferred. Recent graduates will be considered. Applicants must pass a “Level 2” background check. If interested, contact Dr. Madelyn Speagle (principal) at or 904-268-6701.

 Nursery Attendant Transitions

Please be aware that on Sunday mornings there may not be a nursery attendant and that we may rely on volunteers as needed. Please be willing to assist if called upon as Council, Karen Brown and Pastor Robert look into options to best provide for Trinity’s nursery needs. Thank you also to Vickie Southern who has made herself available to be in the nursery during this time.

 Love Offering for February – Trinity’s Food Pantry

The Love Offering for February benefits Trinity’s Food Pantry. Make  checks payable to Trinity with a notation “Love Offering”.

Thank You Coffee Hosts

Thank you to Berni Tomaszewski for hosting Coffee Hour today.  Marie and Alex Bogh will be hosting Coffee Hour on March 3rd.

This Week at Trinity –     Sunday, Sunday, February 24th – Sunday, March 3rd

 Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – M – Th; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 on Friday

Remember – Pastor Robert’s day off is Monday


SUNDAY (2/24)                       reSource worship                                    9:00am

                                                New Sunday School class                         9:30-10:30am

                                                Takeaway                                                 10:05am

                                                Children’s Sun Sch/Discipleship Train.    10:05am

                                                Adult Choir                                              10:15am

                                                Traditional worship                                  11:00am  

MON-FRI (2/25-3/1)                 Food Pantry                                             10:00-12:00

MON (2/25)                             Quilters                                                   9:00am

Adult Choir Practice                                6:00pm

TUES (2/26)                            Lunch Bunch-Crabby Ben’s                     11:30am

CEW-yoga                                              3:15pm

Youth Group                                           6:00-8:00pm          

WED (2/27)                             Wedding Rehearsal & Set-up                  4:00pm                  

Food Pantry                                            5:30-7:00pm          

THURS (2/28)                         Wedding                                                  4:00pm

FRI (3/1)                                                

SAT (3/2)                                 Return of our Honduras Mission Team

SUNDAY (3/3)                        reSource worship                                    9:00am

                                                New Sunday School class                         9:30-10:30am

                                                Takeaway                                                 10:05am

                                                Children’s Sun Sch/Discipleship Train.    10:05am

                                                Adult Choir                                              10:15am

                                                Traditional worship                                  11:00am