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Worship for Sunday July 5, 2020 is online!

Announcements

In-person Worship, Christian Education, and Rehearsals Canceled until further notice.

Hoping to see everyone back sometime in June!

Parish News

Virtual VBS Registration Form

Join Us For Virtual VBS, July 20-23, 6:00-7:30 pm:  Ages 4 years-5th Grade!!  We will have some pre-recorded videos for you to watch and also have some LIVE Zoom time together.  We want to get to know you and have face-to-face conversations.  Our theme is FOCUS and Take a Closer Look!  It has great music videos to sing and dance to, fun things to do, and of course, stories that help us remember that God is with us, loves and cares about us, and wants to know us better.  There’s an online registration form to fill out to register. We will prepare packs for each family with all of the supplies you’ll need as well as a few fun things.  These can be picked up at the church at a time to be determined.  We sincerely hope you’ll join us as we FOCUS on God!  Because we are social distancing, we invite you to invite your friends and family wherever they might be to join in the fun!  If you have any questions or would like to help, contact Deaconess Barb, bherzinger@tlcvalpo.com.  Please remember our planning team and the children in your prayers.

Holding Each Other In Prayer
 
Thomas Reichler
Lois Stanley
Eden Preston
Bo Bowman
Charles Anderson
Sandi Anderson
Phyllis Pearson-Kuhrts 
(sister in law of Barbara Pearson)
The Valparaiso University Community 
 
 
Reading the Bible Together Apart
 
A few weeks ago Pastor Tim mentioned using the daily lectionary to read the Bible “together apart.” A video walk through of the daily lectionary–finding it, using it, praying with it–is available online at https://youtu.be/4NtABiEbgRM
Louise Williams and Pastor Tim have also started a Facebook group for discussing the daily readings, sharing how we feel the Spirit talking to us through them, or just the experience of reading scripture regularly, together apart. The group is called Trinity Daily Lectionary Group and can be found on Facebook here
 
 
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Psalm 65:1-13; Isaiah 45:1-5; Romans 2:12-16
 
Friday, July 10, 2020
Psalm 65:1-13; Isaiah 48:6-11; Romans 15:14-21
 
Quick Note From Deaconess Barb
 
1) VBS is going virtual!  Due to the coronavirus restrictions and our care and concern for everyone’s safety, we have decided to offer our VBS program online.  We have a fun, new curriculum that we are excited to premiere. We are still nailing down the details, but we know that it will happen in July and there will be some stuff to do at home and some to do over Zoom.  Please pray for all of the children and their families as we reach out to them to share the good news of Jesus!  
 
2) PRAYERS are so important right now.  Please join me in praying together for our nation, our world, the economy, and all of the people who need prayer.  We could gather over Zoom for 20 minutes to pray together.  I would prepare a list of things to pray for, we could pray responsively, and you could add to the list with your personal requests.  What do you think?  Mondays at noon.  Here’s the link:  
 
Barb Herzinger is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
 
Topic: Trinity Responsive Prayer
Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime
 
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HELP FOR THE CHRISTIAN FOOD PANTRY
Trinity members have asked about the most direct way to make a cash donation to the Christian Food Pantry. Here it is: You can write a check for any amount to the CHRISTIAN FOOD PANTRY. You can write TRINITY in the memo space on the check since the pantry keeps records for its annual report. You can mail the check directly to the pantry founder and co-director at this address:
NAN STEEVES
2501 WHITE PINE CIRCLE
VALPARAISO, IN 46383
In addition, food items can be dropped at the pantry on Monday or Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The pantry is located in the Asbury Centre building, 7 Chicago Street in Valparaiso (just east across from Trinity’s Washington Street entrance).

Ways to Help Out at New Creations Shelter

Although the New Creation Men’s Shelter no longer houses the men overnight at the Calumet Avenue location, the men are still there until 10:00p.m. nightly. You can still sign up to chaperone the men at this sign-up:    https://signup.com/go/DPjTpOs

You can also provide breakfast or dinner for ten people (or partner with a friend). For breakfast, you can also provide the food items, and the guys can cook for themselves (for example, packages of bacon, eggs, and bread for 10 guys). If you would like to provide a meal, you can sign up on this page: https://signup.com/go/KrghuDP 

Food is generally delivered between 5:30 and 6:00p.m. You can choose to deliver the food to the shelter at 2102 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383,  or request a Trinity Delivery Volunteer by contacting Pastor Tim. 

One other option that Trinity members and friends have chosen is to send a check made to New Creations Men Shelter at the address in the above paragraph. You can put “food supplies” in the memo space of your check.

Thank you for continuing to care for the men who are unable to secure housing in these difficult times. Serving with our church members to do the work that Christ would have us do is a powerful blessing.

Questions? Call Mike at 219-508-4422

Photos from our 3rd Annual Reformation Concert 

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Trinity Lutheran Church, Valparaiso is proud to be a Reconciled In Christ congregation, welcoming people of all gender identities and sexual orientations as part of this community of the people of God.

    • Trinity Lutheran Church
    • 201 N. Washington Street
    • Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
  • (219) 462-9624