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Easter 7A (May 24, 2020)

Worship at Trinity Lutheran Church is still being done remotely during the pandemic. Bishop Gafkjen urges all congregations in the Indiana/Kentucky Synod to worship remotely until “into June and probably later.” A Service of the Word, let by Pastor Tim, Minister of Music Szu-Ping Chang Wong, Paul Mache, and Jeffrey …

Easter 6A (May 17, 2020)

A Service of the Word is online. Pastor Tim is recuperating from unexpected surgery, so Trinity welcomes The Rev. Erica Gibson-Even from Christ Lutheran Church as our guest preacher.

The Fifth Sunday of Easter (May 10, 2020)

A service of the Word is now live. Worship led by Pastor Tim, Minister of Music Szu-Ping Chang Wong, Mark Forker, Nicole Lee, Parker Lewis, Eden Preston, Ethan Preston, Paul Schreiner, Martin Swinehart, and Boston the Dog. https://youtu.be/XzzVO1748Tg

Evening Prayer, March 25, 2020

Worship led from home for those of us in Indiana and elsewhere who are under Stay-at-Home orders. Background noises courtesy of the Leitzke girls and their loose interpretation of “please be quiet.”

Lent 4A (March 22, 2020)

It took forever to upload (since every Church is now online until further notice!) but here is worship for Sunday March 22, 2020, the Fourth Sunday in Lent (Year A) Worship is led by Pastor Tim, Minister of Music Szu-Ping Chang Wong, Janet Wade, and Emily Leitzke, with a couple …

Worship: March 15, 2020

Worship service for March 15, 2020. Pastor Tim Leitzke, Szu-Ping Chang Wong, Lu Krueger-Blake, Emily Leitzke, and Janet Wade lead worship from the choir loft at Trinity.

Lent 2A (March 8, 2020)

“God gives life to the dead and calls into existence the things that do not exist.” Paul’s words to the Romans, also words to us. Words to us as we interpret the times and the texts. Words to help interpret the Gospel, and answer why Jesus corrects poor Nicodemus. Nicodemus …

Lent 1A (March 1, 2020)

The scenario troubles many of us. Is God cool with tempting? If the Holy Spirit drives Jesus into the wilderness “to be tempted by the devil,” does that put the devil in God’s employ? Those are honest questions, but may not be about what the text is addressing. The word …

Ash Wednesday (Feb 26, 2020)

Ash Wednesday wastes no time: we pray, and then the Prophet Joel is telling us, “Sound the alarm, you’ve left God and must return.” Joel is like your GPS ap when you make a wrong turn. “In 500 ft, make a U-turn if possible.” Joel’s like, “Now, turn back onto …